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  • Amy Winehouse Documentary Will Contain Unseen Footage

    Amy Winehouse Documentary Will Contain Unseen Footage | ARTICLE

    A new documentary about Amy Winehouse will feature previously unseen footage of the singer, who died in 2011 of alcohol poisoning. The still-untitled movie will be directed by Asif Kapadia, who won a British Academy...

    April 25, 2013 8:25 AM ET
  • Rolling Stones Postpone L.A. Tour Opener

    Rolling Stones Postpone L.A. Tour Opener | ARTICLE

    Basketball fans may not mind: The Rolling Stones have pushed back their 50 and Counting tour opener in Los Angeles by a day because of the NBA playoff schedule. The rockers will now start the tour...

    April 24, 2013 8:15 AM ET
  • Deer Tick on Next Album: 'It's a Very Dark Record'

    Deer Tick on Next Album: 'It's a Very Dark Record' | ARTICLE

    Deer Tick frontman John McCauley is well aware that his band's last album didn't go over particularly well with many longtime fans. The 2011 LP, Divine Providence, was a loose, hard-partying collection that the singer says...

    April 24, 2013 8:00 AM ET
  • Black Flag Not Content to Be 'Greatest-Hits Act'

    Black Flag Not Content to Be 'Greatest-Hits Act' | ARTICLE

    There's a simple answer for Black Flag fans who are confused about why two different versions of the band are touring this year: it's about money, says Mike Vallely, who manages the lineup featuring founder and...

    April 23, 2013 3:20 PM ET
  • Jury Seated in Michael Jackson Wrongful Death Trial

    Jury Seated in Michael Jackson Wrongful Death Trial | ARTICLE

    Lawyers for both sides have accepted a jury of six men and six women in a wrongful death lawsuit that Michael Jackson's mother has filed against the concert promoter AEG Live, The Associated Press...

    April 23, 2013 8:30 AM ET
  • Chrissy Amphlett, 'I Touch Myself' Singer, Dead at 53

    Chrissy Amphlett, 'I Touch Myself' Singer, Dead at 53 | ARTICLE

    Divinyls singer Chrissy Amphlett, known for the Australian band's 1991 hit "I Touch Myself," died yesterday at home in New York after battling breast cancer and multiple sclerosis, Reuters reports. She was 53.

    April 22, 2013 8:15 AM ET
  • Twitter Launches #Music App

    Twitter Launches #Music App | ARTICLE

    Twitter today is releasing its buzzed-about new service #music, which promises to "change the way people find music." The social media company said in a blog post that #music will be both a web platform and...

    April 18, 2013 9:35 AM ET
  • New 'Star Wars' Films Could Arrive Every Summer

    New 'Star Wars' Films Could Arrive Every Summer | ARTICLE

    Talk of standalone Star Wars films wasn't just idle chatter: In addition to a new trilogy beginning with Episode VII, fans can expect at least two spin-off movies that take place outside the main storyline, Walt...

    April 18, 2013 8:45 AM ET
  • Fall Out Boy Meet Spinal Tap on 'Conan'

    Fall Out Boy Meet Spinal Tap on 'Conan' | VIDEO

    If This Is Spinal Tap taught us anything, it's that futuristic space pods look cool onstage, but they tend to malfunction. Fall Out Boy learned the hard way last night on Conan when bassist Pete Wentz...

    April 18, 2013 8:35 AM ET
  • 'Family Guy' Episode Pulled After Boston Marathon Bombings

    'Family Guy' Episode Pulled After Boston Marathon Bombings | ARTICLE

    Fox has taken down a recent episode of Family Guy after an edited clip that seemed to show Peter Griffin setting off explosions at the Boston Marathon went viral online. The network pulled the episode from television...

    April 17, 2013 8:15 AM ET
  • Black Sabbath Book Four North American Dates

    Black Sabbath Book Four North American Dates | ARTICLE

    Black Sabbath will accompany their new album 13 with at least four North American tour dates this summer: the veteran rockers have booked shows in New Jersey, Toronto, Seattle and Los Angeles. Black Sabbath's Dark,...

    April 16, 2013 8:15 AM ET
  • Pitbull Responds to Jay-Z's 'Open Letter'

    Pitbull Responds to Jay-Z's 'Open Letter' | ARTICLE

    After Jay-Z fired back last week at critics of his recent trip to Cuba with the pointed new song "Open Letter," Pitbull has chimed in with a freestyle of his own over the backing track...

    April 15, 2013 8:35 AM ET
  • Justin Bieber Hopes Anne Frank 'Would Have Been a Belieber'

    Justin Bieber Hopes Anne Frank 'Would Have Been a Belieber' | ARTICLE

    Justin Bieber concluded a visit to the Anne Frank House museum in Amsterdam last week with a guestbook entry that said he hoped the teen Holocaust victim II would have been a fan. "Truly...

    April 15, 2013 8:25 AM ET
  • Rick Ross Loses Reebok Endorsement Over 'Rape' Lyrics

    Rick Ross Loses Reebok Endorsement Over 'Rape' Lyrics | ARTICLE

    Rick Ross lost an endorsement deal with Reebok yesterday when the shoe company cut ties with the rapper over controversial lyrics that seemed to brag about date rape in Rocko's song "U.O.E.N.O."  "While we...

    April 12, 2013 8:35 AM ET
  • LL Cool J Pleased With 'Accidental Racist'

    LL Cool J Pleased With 'Accidental Racist' | VIDEO

    LL Cool J wasn't surprised by the public furor over "Accidental Racist," his controversial new collaboration with Brad Paisley. In fact, he's "pleased that the dialogue is happening," he told Jay Leno on The Tonight...

    April 12, 2013 8:25 AM ET
  • Brad Paisley Explains 'Accidental Racist'

    Brad Paisley Explains 'Accidental Racist' | VIDEO

    Brad Paisley thought "Accidental Racist" would be "an interesting conversation between country music and rap music," but he didn't expect his collaboration with LL Cool J to become a point of controversy. Paisley...

    April 11, 2013 8:50 AM ET
  • Jay-Z Addresses 'Open Letter' to Critics of Cuba Trip

    Jay-Z Addresses 'Open Letter' to Critics of Cuba Trip | ARTICLE

    Although Jay-Z had been silent amid the furor surrounding his anniversary celebration in Cuba last week with Beyoncé, he was certainly paying attention: The rapper spoke up this morning with "Open Letter," a scathing...

    April 11, 2013 8:25 AM ET
  • MTV Cancels 'Buckwild' After Death of Shain Gandee

    MTV Cancels 'Buckwild' After Death of Shain Gandee | ARTICLE

    MTV has canceled Buckwild following the death of star Shain Gandee, but one of the producers of the show says he may continue shooting the West Virginia reality series with an eye toward making a movie...

    April 10, 2013 8:15 AM ET
  • Rolling Stones Set Date for Los Angeles Tour Kickoff

    Rolling Stones Set Date for Los Angeles Tour Kickoff | ARTICLE

    The Rolling Stones have put a date on their Los Angeles tour kickoff, which will happen May 2nd at the Staples Center. The band last week announced a nine-city, nine-show U.S. leg on their "50 and...

    April 9, 2013 9:25 AM ET
  • Jay-Z and Beyonce Had Permission for Cuba Trip: Source

    Jay-Z and Beyonce Had Permission for Cuba Trip: Source | ARTICLE

    Jay-Z and Beyoncé had approval from the U.S. Treasury Department to visit Cuba last week on a "people-to-people" cultural trip, a source familiar with their itinerary told Reuters. A decades-long U.S....

    April 9, 2013 8:15 AM ET
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