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  • Foo Fighters Rock Pizza Joint in Warm-Up Show

    Foo Fighters Rock Pizza Joint in Warm-Up Show | ARTICLE

    With Foo Fighters' first full concerts in more than a year scheduled for this week in Mexico, Dave Grohl and Co. pulled a pre-emptive move and rocked an L.A.-area pizza joint for a warm-up show...

    December 11, 2013 8:30 AM ET
  • Joan Jett, Heart Call Out SeaWorld Over 'Blackfish' Movie

    Joan Jett, Heart Call Out SeaWorld Over 'Blackfish' Movie | ARTICLE

    Joan Jett and Heart are among a growing list of artists distancing themselves from SeaWorld over the recent movie Blackfish, which questions the effects of captivity on whales such as the orcas that perform at...

    December 10, 2013 8:55 AM ET
  • Freddie Mercury Biopic Casts Lead Role

    Freddie Mercury Biopic Casts Lead Role | ARTICLE

    The departure of Sacha Baron Cohen from a planned Freddie Mercury biopic left a sizable casting hole that the producers have now filled: Skyfall actor Ben Whishaw will play the Queen frontman in the upcoming...

    December 10, 2013 8:45 AM ET
  • Wolf Blitzer Disses Ron Burgundy

    Wolf Blitzer Disses Ron Burgundy | VIDEO

    Sure, Ron Burgundy's laughing it up on the cover of Rolling Stone, interviewing all-star quarterbacks and lending his name to institutions of higher learning, but Will Ferrell's man with the mustache has a darker...

    December 9, 2013 2:30 PM ET
  • St. Vincent Readies New Album for February Release

    St. Vincent Readies New Album for February Release | ARTICLE

    St. Vincent will return with her fourth album early next year. The 11-song LP, St. Vincent, is due out on February 25th. The album will be mastermind Annie Clark's first release on Loma Vista after her previous...

    December 9, 2013 9:00 AM ET
  • Justin Bieber Teams With Chance the Rapper

    Justin Bieber Teams With Chance the Rapper | VIDEO

    Justin Bieber wrapped up his 10-week "Music Mondays" series by teaming with Chance the Rapper on "Confident" – though the 19-year-old singer's not done with the songs he released over the past couple of months. Rather,...

    December 9, 2013 8:30 AM ET
  • Daft Punk Melt Hearts in 'Instant Crush'

    Daft Punk Melt Hearts in 'Instant Crush' | VIDEO

    Daft Punk spend a night in a museum in their melancholy new video for "Instant Crush," where star-crossed lovers kept apart by circumstance finally come together in a tragic end. Where Does 'Random Access Memories'...

    December 6, 2013 8:00 AM ET
  • Nelson Mandela Dead at 95

    Nelson Mandela Dead at 95 | ARTICLE

    Nelson Mandela, the Nobel Peace Prize-winning anti-apartheid leader imprisoned for decades before becoming South Africa's first black president and an international symbol of freedom, has died at 95. He had long been battling complications from a respiratory...

    December 5, 2013 5:03 PM ET
  • David Bowie Confronts War

    David Bowie Confronts War | VIDEO

    David Bowie doesn't hide his meaning in the video for "I'd Rather Be High (Venetian Remix)," a track from The Next Day Extra edition of Bowie's first new...

    December 5, 2013 8:00 AM ET
  • Jack White Sings 'Friends' at Folk Gig

    Jack White Sings 'Friends' at Folk Gig | VIDEO

    Jack White was among an all-star cast of musicians who performed in September at a concert held in conjunction with the Coen brothers' new movie, Inside Llewyn Davis. Now video of his folksy take on...

    December 4, 2013 3:45 PM ET
  • Justin Bieber Joins Philippine Relief Efforts

    Justin Bieber Joins Philippine Relief Efforts | ARTICLE

    Justin Bieber is joining relief efforts for the victims of Typhoon Haiyan with a charity drive encouraging his fans to chip in for a chance to hang out with the pop star in the studio while...

    December 4, 2013 2:30 PM ET
  • Beach House and Friends Plan Gene Clark Tribute Tour

    Beach House and Friends Plan Gene Clark Tribute Tour | ARTICLE

    Members of Beach House, Fleet Foxes, Grizzly Bear and other acts are teaming up for a short tour in which they will perform Gene Clark's 1974 album No Other in its entirety. Where Do the Byrds...

    December 4, 2013 8:50 AM ET
  • Jay Z Goes Vegan for His 44th Birthday

    Jay Z Goes Vegan for His 44th Birthday | ARTICLE

    Jay Z is celebrating his 44th birthday by changing his diet: the rapper and wife Beyoncé are going vegan until Christmas, Hova wrote yesterday on his Life + Times blog. Where Does...

    December 4, 2013 8:35 AM ET
  • Rolling Stones Add Concert Dates in Australia and New Zealand

    Rolling Stones Add Concert Dates in Australia and New Zealand | ARTICLE

    The Rolling Stones are augmenting a concert in Adelaide, Australia, with six additional dates down under next spring, according to an itinerary the posted on the band's mobile app this morning. Where Do the Rolling...

    December 3, 2013 10:35 AM ET
  • Paul Walker's Death Not Caused by Street Race: Police

    Paul Walker's Death Not Caused by Street Race: Police | ARTICLE

    Police investigating the car crash that killed actor Paul Walker Saturday do not believe the Porsche that the Fast & Furious star was riding in had been racing another car. Investigators "have received eyewitness statements that...

    December 3, 2013 8:30 AM ET
  • Josh Homme Jams With Reggie Watts

    Josh Homme Jams With Reggie Watts | VIDEO

    If there's one subject that's underrepresented in popular music, it's the love a person can feel for taxidermy. Josh Homme and Reggie Watts are doing their part to change that in a new "Reggie Makes Music" webisode...

    December 2, 2013 12:40 PM ET
  • Nine Inch Nails Superfan Andrew Youssef Dead at 38

    Nine Inch Nails Superfan Andrew Youssef Dead at 38 | ARTICLE

    Andrew Youssef, a concert photographer and writer who chronicled his battle with cancer for OC Weekly, died Saturday, the California alt-weekly reported. He was 38. Youssef was a devout Nine Inch Nails fan who...

    December 2, 2013 10:45 AM ET
  • Justin Bieber Makes Offer on 'Change Me'

    Justin Bieber Makes Offer on 'Change Me' | VIDEO

    Justin Bieber is in a sultry mood on "Change Me," the latest song in the 19-year-old singer's ongoing "Music Mondays" series. Over spare, moody piano chords, he murmurs, "I don't want to be the same /...

    December 2, 2013 9:00 AM ET
  • Toy Company Pulls Beastie Boys' 'Girls' From Ad

    Toy Company Pulls Beastie Boys' 'Girls' From Ad | ARTICLE

    The toy company GoldieBlox has pulled a parody version of the Beastie Boys' "Girls" from a viral advertising campaign, telling the rap group, "We don't want to fight with you." Use of the song to advertise...

    November 27, 2013 11:20 AM ET
  • Morrissey Rips Obama for 'Thankskilling' Turkey Pardon

    Morrissey Rips Obama for 'Thankskilling' Turkey Pardon | ARTICLE

    Surprise: Morrissey is not a fan of the annual turkey pardon that takes place at the White House around Thanksgiving – or, as Morrissey calls it, "Thankskilling." The singer, an outspoken vegan, says the tradition is...

    November 27, 2013 8:50 AM ET
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