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  • The Animals' Eric Burdon on His Fast and Furious New EP With the Greenhornes

    The Animals' Eric Burdon on His Fast and Furious New EP With the Greenhornes | ARTICLE

    Eric Burdon does not like to waste time in the recording studio, which made working with the Greenhornes a particular pleasure for the former Animals frontman: they knocked out their new four-song EP in a single...

    November 23, 2012 11:00 AM ET
  • Bad Brains Dedicate New Record to Adam Yauch

    Bad Brains Dedicate New Record to Adam Yauch | ARTICLE

    Bad Brains didn't intend for five years to pass before they were ready to release Into the Future, their new album – but the pioneering punk-rockers didn't want to force things, either.  "It just gets in the wind,"...

    November 20, 2012 11:00 AM ET
  • American Music Awards Crown Justin Bieber Artist of the Year

    American Music Awards Crown Justin Bieber Artist of the Year | ARTICLE

    Justin Bieber won three times last night at the 40th American Music Awards, including Artist of the Year, and warmed up along the way from a peevish start to sounding genuinely moved by the end of the...

    November 18, 2012 11:30 PM ET
  • The Police's Andy Summers on Turning His Memoir Into a Documentary

    The Police's Andy Summers on Turning His Memoir Into a Documentary | ARTICLE

    When Police guitarist Andy Summers first thought about turning his memoir into a movie, he faced a dilemma familiar to anyone adapting a screenplay: deciding what to leave out and what to include. "You can't get it...

    November 8, 2012 1:00 PM ET
  • President Obama Wins Second Term

    President Obama Wins Second Term | ARTICLE

    President Barack Obama has won a second term, narrowly defeating Republican challenger Mitt Romney in the most expensive presidential race in U.S. history. Tim Dickinson on How President Obama Beat Mitt RomneyObama...

    November 6, 2012 11:25 PM ET
  • Swedish Rockers Graveyard Write What They Know on New Album

    Swedish Rockers Graveyard Write What They Know on New Album | ARTICLE

    It's not that Swedish hard rockers Graveyard have a dark worldview, but certain themes tend to recur in their lyrics: war, economic upheaval and betrayal, all set to terse, chugging guitar riffs on their latest, Lights Out. "We...

    November 6, 2012 1:15 PM ET
  • Titus Andronicus Tackle Eating Disorder, Electrocution on New Album

    Titus Andronicus Tackle Eating Disorder, Electrocution on New Album | ARTICLE

    After writing The Monitor, Titus Andronicus' unlikely 2010 punk-rock concept album loosely based on the Civil War, singer-guitarist Patrick Stickles took a more autobiographical approach on the New Jersey band's new record, Local Business. He had plenty of...

    October 16, 2012 11:00 AM ET
  • Eric Burdon Teams With the Greenhornes on 'Black Dog' – Premiere

    Eric Burdon Teams With the Greenhornes on 'Black Dog' – Premiere | ARTICLE

    Click to listen to Eric Burdon and the Greenhornes' 'Black Dog' An icy tumble, of all things, is at the root of "Black Dog," the...

    October 16, 2012 9:00 AM ET
  • Andy Williams Dead at 84

    Andy Williams Dead at 84 | ARTICLE

    Andy Williams, the golden-voiced singer known for "Moon River" and his popular TV Christmas specials, has died following a year-long battle with bladder cancer, his publicist confirmed to the Associated Press on Wednesday. He was...

    September 26, 2012 10:33 AM ET
  • Song Premiere: Bad Brains, 'Into the Future'

    Song Premiere: Bad Brains, 'Into the Future' | ARTICLE

    Click to listen to Bad Brains' 'Into the Future' It's been five years since Bad Brains' last release, Build a Nation, but the pioneering...

    September 26, 2012 9:00 AM ET
  • 'Modern Family,' 'Homeland' Win Big at Emmys

    'Modern Family,' 'Homeland' Win Big at Emmys | ARTICLE

    Modern Family and Homeland were the high profile winners last night at the 64th Primetime Emmys, where Louis C.K. also had a strong showing and The Daily Show continued its winning streak.  ABC's hit comedy Modern Family won...

    September 24, 2012 8:05 AM ET
  • Corin Tucker Finds Her Sea Legs on 'Kill My Blues'

    Corin Tucker Finds Her Sea Legs on 'Kill My Blues' | ARTICLE

    After the 2006 split of Sleater-Kinney, Corin Tucker's acclaimed punk trio with Carrie Brownstein and Janet Weiss, Tucker was unsure if there was still room for her on the music scene. But her new album Kill...

    September 18, 2012 11:00 AM ET
  • Rihanna Wins Top Prize at Tame MTV VMAs

    Rihanna Wins Top Prize at Tame MTV VMAs | ARTICLE

    No interruptions from Kanye West, no Lady Gaga in drag, no Madonna-Britney makeout session – this year's MTV Video Music Awards were a pretty tame affair. One Direction had the best showing on Thursday night at the Staples...

    September 6, 2012 10:50 PM ET
  • Nick Cave on His Surprising Soundtrack for 'Lawless'

    Nick Cave on His Surprising Soundtrack for 'Lawless' | ARTICLE

    Listening to 85-year-old bluegrass legend Ralph Stanley sing Captain Beefheart and Velvet Underground songs on the soundtrack to Lawless is certainly disorienting – which is the effect Nick Cave wanted for his film.  Cave wrote the screenplay and...

    August 28, 2012 11:00 AM ET
  • Album Premiere: Bob Mould, 'Silver Age'

    Album Premiere: Bob Mould, 'Silver Age' | ARTICLE

    Click to listen to Bob Mould's album 'Silver Age' Alt-rock icon Bob Mould has made his share of confessional albums layered with deeply personal sentiments,...

    August 27, 2012 12:50 PM ET
  • The Baseball Project Asks Suspended Giants Outfielder, 'Why Melky Why?'

    The Baseball Project Asks Suspended Giants Outfielder, 'Why Melky Why?' | ARTICLE

    Like many San Francisco Giants fans clutching their temples in agony this week over the suspension of star outfielder Melky Cabrera for a positive drug test, indie-rocker Scott McCaughey had a simple question: Why, Melky, why? Unlike...

    August 17, 2012 5:05 PM ET
  • Aimee Mann Looks at Dark Side of Charm on New LP

    Aimee Mann Looks at Dark Side of Charm on New LP | ARTICLE

    Charming people fascinate Aimee Mann. So much so that she wrote an upcoming album about them called, descriptively enough, Charmer. Much of Mann's eighth solo LP explores the ulterior motives that she's sure lurk below the surface of...

    August 14, 2012 1:00 PM ET
  • Premiere: Joy Kills Sorrow, 'Jason'

    Premiere: Joy Kills Sorrow, 'Jason' | VIDEO

    Joy Kills Sorrow didn't have to look very far for suitable collaborators for their first official music video. The Boston string band asked production company Shutter & String to help create the whimsical visuals for "Jason." Premiering...

    May 11, 2012 9:00 AM ET
  • Album Stream: JD McPherson, 'Signs & Signifiers'

    Album Stream: JD McPherson, 'Signs & Signifiers' | ARTICLE

    Click to listen to JD McPherson's album 'Signs & Signifiers' JD McPherson hears the "retro" tag a lot, and no wonder: Signs & Signifiers, his debut album premiering...

    April 17, 2012 10:00 AM ET
  • R.E.M., Big Star Members Join Blitzen Trapper Onstage at SXSW

    R.E.M., Big Star Members Join Blitzen Trapper Onstage at SXSW | ARTICLE

    Blitzen Trapper finished an epic string of 11 performances at SXSW in memorable fashion Saturday night, performing a cover of Big Star's "Feel" with members of Big Star and R.E.M. on the second anniversary of singer-guitarist Alex...

    March 18, 2012 10:20 AM ET
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