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  • Mark Mulcahy Emerges on 'She Makes the World Turn Backwards' – Song Premiere

    Mark Mulcahy Emerges on 'She Makes the World Turn Backwards' – Song Premiere | ARTICLE

    When Mark Mulcahy decided not to play any more gigs until he released a new album, he didn't expect it would take him eight years to make one.  The former singer for the underrated...

    April 8, 2013 9:00 AM ET
  • Andy Johns, Rolling Stones and Led Zeppelin Engineer, Dead at 61

    Andy Johns, Rolling Stones and Led Zeppelin Engineer, Dead at 61 | ARTICLE

    Andy Johns, the producer and recording engineer who worked on landmark albums by the Rolling Stones, Led Zeppelin and Jimi Hendrix, died yesterday after a brief stay in the hospital. He was 61. No...

    April 8, 2013 8:50 AM ET
  • Mark Knopfler Cancels Russia Concerts Over Human Rights Crackdown

    Mark Knopfler Cancels Russia Concerts Over Human Rights Crackdown | ARTICLE

    Mark Knopfler has canceled a pair of performances in Russia over what he called a "crackdown" on human rights groups. The former Dire Straits guitarist pulled out of concerts scheduled for June 7th in Moscow and...

    April 5, 2013 8:25 AM ET
  • Rachelle Spector, 'P.S. I Love You'

    Rachelle Spector, 'P.S. I Love You' | VIDEO

    Rachelle Spector found easy inspiration for her new song "P.S. I Love You": her husband, famed record producer Phil Spector, and the love letters they've written back and forth since he began serving a prison sentence...

    April 4, 2013 11:30 AM ET
  • 'Arrested Development' Sets a Return Date

    'Arrested Development' Sets a Return Date | ARTICLE

    Finally, there's a date: Arrested Development will return all at once on May 26th through  Netflix, according to The Hollywood Reporter. Six years after the beloved show concluded its run on Fox,...

    April 4, 2013 8:15 AM ET
  • The Beatles Add 'Let It Be . . . Naked' to iTunes

    The Beatles Add 'Let It Be . . . Naked' to iTunes | ARTICLE

    More than two years after the Beatles made most of their albums available on iTunes, they've added a missing piece: Let It Be . . . Naked. The re-imagined version of the band's final release is now...

    April 3, 2013 8:20 AM ET
  • MTV Suspends Production on 'Buckwild' After Shain Gandee's Death

    MTV Suspends Production on 'Buckwild' After Shain Gandee's Death | ARTICLE

    MTV has suspended production on Buckwild after Shain Gandee, one of the stars of the reality series, was found dead yesterday near Sissonville, West Virginia. Gandee, 21, and two other men were discovered...

    April 2, 2013 8:05 AM ET
  • Nicki Minaj Chastises Devin Velez Over 'American Idol' Comments

    Nicki Minaj Chastises Devin Velez Over 'American Idol' Comments | ARTICLE

    Nicki Minaj didn't take kindly to former American Idol contestant Devin Velez talking trash about his departure from the show last week, telling the 18-year-old singer to "simply b gracious" in a series of tweets. Velez was...

    April 1, 2013 9:15 AM ET
  • Lil Wayne Says Epilepsy Caused Seizures

    Lil Wayne Says Epilepsy Caused Seizures | ARTICLE

    Lil Wayne has disclosed the cause of seizures that recently put him in the hospital, and they have nothing to do with sizzurp, he says: He has epilepsy.  "The bad news is...

    March 29, 2013 8:05 AM ET
  • Justin Bieber's Neighbor Claims Singer Made Threats

    Justin Bieber's Neighbor Claims Singer Made Threats | ARTICLE

    An argument between Justin Bieber and one of his neighbors resulted in a visit from sheriff's deputies in Calabasas, California, yesterday morning when the neighbor claimed that Bieber had attacked and threatened him. No one was arrested,...

    March 27, 2013 8:25 AM ET
  • Former Kraftwerk Member Karl Bartos Returns With 'Off the Record'

    Former Kraftwerk Member Karl Bartos Returns With 'Off the Record' | ARTICLE

    Credit Karl Bartos' neighbor with prodding the former Kraftwerk member into releasing his first solo album in a decade. Off the Record follows Bartos' 2003 album Communication, though the music on his latest is actually much...

    March 26, 2013 1:00 PM ET
  • Billy Corgan Starts Writing Next Smashing Pumpkins Album

    Billy Corgan Starts Writing Next Smashing Pumpkins Album | ARTICLE

    Get ready, Smashing Pumpkins fans: Yesterday was the "first official day of writing" for the band's new album, leader Billy Corgan said on Twitter. "Wish us luck!" the singer tweeted. Corgan didn't elaborate...

    March 26, 2013 8:20 AM ET
  • Pussy Riot Interview on '60 Minutes'

    Pussy Riot Interview on '60 Minutes' | VIDEO

    A member of Pussy Riot freed on appeal last year says she has no regrets about the "punk-prayer" protest that prompted Russian authorities to arrest her and two bandmates, who are currently serving time in labor...

    March 25, 2013 8:25 AM ET
  • Paul McCartney Recorded New Songs With Mark Ronson

    Paul McCartney Recorded New Songs With Mark Ronson | ARTICLE

    Word that Paul McCartney is working on a new album was overshadowed earlier this week by news that he's also planning a world tour, but details are starting to emerge about the rocker's latest recording project....

    March 22, 2013 8:10 AM ET
  • Pink Floyd, Simon and Garfunkel Recordings Added to Library of Congress

    Pink Floyd, Simon and Garfunkel Recordings Added to Library of Congress | ARTICLE

    Just in time for its 40th anniversary, Pink Floyd's Dark Side of the Moon has been chosen for preservation by the Library of Congress, along with hits by Simon and Garfunkel, Chubby Checker and the...

    March 21, 2013 8:30 AM ET
  • Phil Spector's Wife Says HBO Biopic Is Not Accurate

    Phil Spector's Wife Says HBO Biopic Is Not Accurate | ARTICLE

    Al Pacino's portrayal of Phil Spector in the upcoming HBO biopic about the famed producer is "cheesy," says Spector's wife, but she thinks the film could help sway public opinion about her husband's murder conviction. Rachelle...

    March 20, 2013 5:10 PM ET
  • 'Game of Thrones' Creator Will Make Cameo in Season Three

    'Game of Thrones' Creator Will Make Cameo in Season Three | ARTICLE

    Game of Thrones creator George R.R. Martin will appear onscreen in the third season of the fantasy epic, which returns to HBO March 31st. "You will see him," executive producer David Benioff told Deadline Hollywood, though...

    March 20, 2013 9:10 AM ET
  • 'Rihanna 777' Documentary Coming to Fox in May

    'Rihanna 777' Documentary Coming to Fox in May | ARTICLE

    Rihanna's "777" promotional tour last year wasn't just a publicity stunt for her new album Unapologetic: now it's a documentary, too, which will air on Fox in May. The singer last year loaded...

    March 19, 2013 8:30 AM ET
  • Billy Bragg Balances Personal With Political on 'Tooth & Nail'

    Billy Bragg Balances Personal With Political on 'Tooth & Nail' | ARTICLE

    Although Billy Bragg is probably best known as a writer of political tunes, he's put out a considerable number of love songs over the years, too. His new album Tooth & Nail serves as a reminder, not...

    March 18, 2013 1:20 PM ET
  • Questlove: Justin Timberlake '20/20 Experience' Volume Two Due This Year

    Questlove: Justin Timberlake '20/20 Experience' Volume Two Due This Year | ARTICLE

    After keeping fans waiting years for a new album, Justin Timberlake could return in mere months with the follow-up. Roots drummer Questlove said in an Okayplayer chat board posting over the weekend that Timberlake would release...

    March 18, 2013 8:35 AM ET
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