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  • Pixies Return Energized With New Bassist

    Pixies Return Energized With New Bassist | ARTICLE

    The Pixies couldn’t have picked a more welcoming place to test out a new lineup. Last night at the Calvin Theatre in Northampton, Massachusetts, the band played a 33-song warm-up gig that was essentially a hometown...

    January 14, 2014 10:15 AM ET
  • Faces Reunion in 2015? Not So Fast, Ian McLagan Says

    Faces Reunion in 2015? Not So Fast, Ian McLagan Says | ARTICLE

    Although Rod Stewart has talked about the possibility of a Faces reunion in 2015, nobody seems to have told keyboardist Ian McLagan or drummer Kenney Jones. McLagan dismissed the idea of reconvening, telling Uncut magazine,...

    December 20, 2013 8:40 AM ET
  • Demi Lovato Is Leaving 'X Factor'

    Demi Lovato Is Leaving 'X Factor' | ARTICLE

    Demi Lovato won't be returning to The X Factor next season: the singer and budding actress will exit the show following this week's season finale, creator Simon Cowell confirmed last night. Lovato was a judge...

    December 19, 2013 8:45 AM ET
  • Trent Reznor Praises David Bowie's 'The Next Day' Album

    Trent Reznor Praises David Bowie's 'The Next Day' Album | ARTICLE

    If Trent Reznor were making a top 10 list for 2013, it's a good bet the Nine Inch Nails frontman would put David Bowie's latest album The Next Day at Number One. "He's proved himself...

    December 19, 2013 8:35 AM ET
  • Queens of the Stone Age to Anchor Second Half of 'ACL' Season

    Queens of the Stone Age to Anchor Second Half of 'ACL' Season | ARTICLE

    Queens of the Stone Age, fun. and Dawes are among the acts slated for Austin City Limits performances when the program returns in January for the second half of its 39th season. The long-running PBS showcase will...

    December 18, 2013 12:15 PM ET
  • Jailed Pussy Riot Members Could Be Released This Week

    Jailed Pussy Riot Members Could Be Released This Week | ARTICLE

    Two members of Pussy Riot are expected to be released from Russian penal colonies this week as part of an amnesty tied to the 20th anniversary of Russia's post-Soviet constitution. Nadezhda Tolokonnikova and Maria Alyokhina could be...

    December 18, 2013 11:05 AM ET
  • Miley Cyrus, Macklemore and Ryan Lewis Set for 'New Year's Rockin Eve'

    Miley Cyrus, Macklemore and Ryan Lewis Set for 'New Year's Rockin Eve' | ARTICLE

    Miley Cyrus and Macklemore and Ryan Lewis will join Ryan Seacrest in Times Square on December 31st for Dick Clark's New Year's Rockin' Eve. Blondie and Icona Pop have also been added to the lineup,

    December 18, 2013 8:55 AM ET
  • Timberlake Missed in Fallon 'SNL' Promos

    Timberlake Missed in Fallon 'SNL' Promos | VIDEO

    Justin Timberlake didn't appear on-camera in promos for his musical appearance opposite host Jimmy Fallon on Saturday Night Live this weekend, but he was certainly there in spirit. In fact, it seems the pop singer's...

    December 18, 2013 8:45 AM ET
  • New Beyonce Album Won't Be Available at Target

    New Beyonce Album Won't Be Available at Target | ARTICLE

    Beyoncé's massive three-day sales push behind her surprise new album wasn't enough to persuade Target to jump on board. In fact, the singer's having sold 617,000 copies of Beyoncé through iTunes had the...

    December 17, 2013 8:30 AM ET
  • U2 Post Paul Epworth Version of 'Ordinary Love'

    U2 Post Paul Epworth Version of 'Ordinary Love' | ARTICLE

    U2 contributed "Ordinary Love" to Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom and last week walked away with a Golden Globe nomination for it, but Danger Mouse's film-ready mix is not the only version of the song the...

    December 16, 2013 12:30 PM ET
  • 'Beyonce' Heading for Number One

    'Beyonce' Heading for Number One | ARTICLE

    Beyoncé's surprise new album Beyoncé  is expected to sell close to 600,000 copies in just three days on its way to a Number One debut on the Billboard 200 albums chart, the magazine reports. The singer...

    December 16, 2013 10:04 AM ET
  • 'Family Guy' Christmas Miracle Brings Return of Brian

    'Family Guy' Christmas Miracle Brings Return of Brian | ARTICLE

    Turns out the death of Brian Griffin on Family Guy was part of a message from creator Seth MacFarlane. After the family dog was hit by a car in an episode last month, the animated Fox...

    December 16, 2013 9:05 AM ET
  • Lou Reed Was a 'Good and Loyal Friend': Maureen Tucker

    Lou Reed Was a 'Good and Loyal Friend': Maureen Tucker | ARTICLE

    Former Velvet Underground drummer Maureen Tucker reminisced about Lou Reed in a tribute published yesterday in the British Sunday newspaper The Observer, recalling her onetime bandmate as a "great songwriter" and...

    December 16, 2013 8:35 AM ET
  • Lorde Releases New Song 'No Better'

    Lorde Releases New Song 'No Better' | VIDEO

    Lorde is keeping the momentum going: the 17-year-old New Zealand singer today posted a new song, "No Better," that picks up where her debut Pure Heroine left off. Her feathery voice floats over a minimal electronic beat...

    December 13, 2013 2:40 PM ET
  • 'SNL' Responds to Outcry, Recruits African-American Woman Castmember

    'SNL' Responds to Outcry, Recruits African-American Woman Castmember | ARTICLE

    Saturday Night Live is getting ready to hire its first black female cast member since Maya Rudolph left in 2007. The show plans to add an African-American woman in January after holding special auditions this month...

    December 13, 2013 1:25 PM ET
  • Beyonce Surprises With New Album Release

    Beyonce Surprises With New Album Release | ARTICLE

    Well that was unexpected: Beyoncé released a new album at midnight without warning, delivering 14 new songs and 17 videos as part of what she's calling her first "visual album." 'Beyonce' Breakdown: the ultimate guide to...

    December 13, 2013 7:50 AM ET
  • Def Leppard Bringing 'Viva! Hysteria' Film to AXS TV

    Def Leppard Bringing 'Viva! Hysteria' Film to AXS TV | ARTICLE

    Def Leppard's Viva! Hysteria concert filmed earlier this year during a residency in Las Vegas will make its TV debut December 29th on AXS TV as part of a 12-hour programming block billed as "A...

    December 12, 2013 1:00 PM ET
  • Can '12 Years' Sweep the Golden Globes?

    Can '12 Years' Sweep the Golden Globes? | ARTICLE

    American Hustle and 12 Years a Slave lead the Golden Globes field with seven nominations each for the 71st annual awards, including nods for best picture in their respective categories, Best Musical or Comedy and Best...

    December 12, 2013 10:35 AM ET
  • Russia's Supreme Court Orders Review of Pussy Riot Verdicts

    Russia's Supreme Court Orders Review of Pussy Riot Verdicts | ARTICLE

    Russia's Supreme Court has ordered a formal review of guilty sentences for two members of Pussy Riot, citing errors by the trial court that convicted them in August 2012 of hooliganism motivated by religious hatred in...

    December 12, 2013 8:30 AM ET
  • Kanye West Vents About Grammy Nominations

    Kanye West Vents About Grammy Nominations | ARTICLE

    It seemed inevitable, really, that Kanye West would grouse about only getting a pair of Grammy nominations, and the rapper devoted part of what has become a nightly freeform rant onstage to that very topic last...

    December 11, 2013 12:55 PM ET
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