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  • John Cale Mourns Lou Reed

    John Cale Mourns Lou Reed | ARTICLE

    After posting an initial reaction on Facebook, John Cale has elaborated on the grief he felt when he heard that Lou Reed, his former Velvet Underground bandmate, had died yesterday. "The news I...

    October 28, 2013 8:30 AM ET
  • Pearl Jam Ring 'Sirens' on 'Fallon'

    Pearl Jam Ring 'Sirens' on 'Fallon' | VIDEO

    It just wouldn't be Pearl Jam Week without Pearl Jam, and the rockers obliged last night by performing "Sirens" on Late Night With Jimmy Fallon. The song is the latest single from their new album

    October 25, 2013 8:25 AM ET
  • Guided by Voices Drum Auction Turns Ugly

    Guided by Voices Drum Auction Turns Ugly | ARTICLE

    What started as a basic online auction has turned into an ugly public rift between Guided by Voices frontman Robert Pollard and drummer Kevin Fennell, who is apparently no longer with the band. Last week, Fennell listed...

    October 24, 2013 4:55 PM ET
  • McCready, Bentley, the Roots Play 'Alive'

    McCready, Bentley, the Roots Play 'Alive' | VIDEO

    Dierks Bentley picked one of Pearl Jam's highest-profile songs for his contribution to a week celebrating the band's music on Late Night With Jimmy Fallon. Bonus: he got to perform it with help from Pearl Jam...

    October 24, 2013 8:35 AM ET
  • 'Anchorman 2' Trailer Teaches Life Lessons

    'Anchorman 2' Trailer Teaches Life Lessons | VIDEO

    Ron Burgundy faces many trials in the latest trailer for Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues, in which he learns that women can hold positions of authority, gay men don't sleep in coffins and cruise-control doesn't mean what...

    October 23, 2013 8:40 AM ET
  • Fleet Foxes Singer Covers 'Corduroy'

    Fleet Foxes Singer Covers 'Corduroy' | VIDEO

    Pearl Jam Week continued yesterday on Late Night With Jimmy Fallon when Fleet Foxes singer Robin Pecknold came on to perform a cover of "Corduroy" at the head of a stripped-down trio consisting of two guitars...

    October 23, 2013 8:30 AM ET
  • Arcade Fire Play Two Songs on 'Colbert'

    Arcade Fire Play Two Songs on 'Colbert' | VIDEO

    By this point people have figured out that the Reflektors are, in fact, Arcade Fire, but the band stuck with the name last night on The Colbert Report, where the Canadian ensemble performed a pair of...

    October 22, 2013 8:45 AM ET
  • New U2 Song Plays in 'Mandela' Trailer

    New U2 Song Plays in 'Mandela' Trailer | VIDEO

    U2 hope to finish making their next album by the end of this year, but the band has a new song, "Ordinary Love," to tide fans over in the new trailer for Mandela: Long Walk to...

    October 21, 2013 9:00 AM ET
  • Lady Gaga Releases 'Do What U Want'

    Lady Gaga Releases 'Do What U Want' | VIDEO

    After Lady Gaga last week teased a snippet of her new song with R. Kelly, "Do What U Want," in a TV commercial, the singer tweeted a link to the full track...

    October 21, 2013 8:00 AM ET
  • Katy Perry Streams 'Prism' Before Release

    Katy Perry Streams 'Prism' Before Release | ARTICLE

    Katy Perry is letting fans hear Prism early: the singer is streaming her new album on her website a few days ahead of the official October 22nd release. The album, Perry's fourth LP (including...

    October 18, 2013 9:30 AM ET
  • Sleigh Bells Thrash It Out on 'Kimmel'

    Sleigh Bells Thrash It Out on 'Kimmel' | VIDEO

    Sleigh Bells expanded the bombast of their music by adding a bunch more people onstage last night on Jimmy Kimmel Live. Core duo Alexis Krauss and Derek E. Miller performed with a trio of horn players, three...

    October 18, 2013 8:40 AM ET
  • Arctic Monkeys Crank It Up on 'Kimmel'

    Arctic Monkeys Crank It Up on 'Kimmel' | VIDEO

    After Arctic Monkeys were apparently bumped from Jimmy Kimmel Live last week when Kimmel cleared up a beef with Kanye West, the host made it up to the British rockers last night when they...

    October 17, 2013 8:55 AM ET
  • Lady Gaga Teases 'Do What U Want'

    Lady Gaga Teases 'Do What U Want' | VIDEO

    Such a tease: Lady Gaga offers just a taste of "Do What U Want," a new song featuring R. Kelly, in a 30-second Best Buy ad for Beats by Dre headphones that went public last...

    October 17, 2013 8:30 AM ET
  • Ian Rubbish Interviews the Clash

    Ian Rubbish Interviews the Clash | VIDEO

    It's said you should never meet your heroes, but Ian Rubbish has never abided by conventional wisdom. Fred Armisen's veteran punk character, introduced earlier this year on Saturday Night Live, sits down with Mick Jones...

    October 16, 2013 8:30 AM ET
  • Arcade Fire Book Miami and L.A. Shows, Join Bridge School Benefit

    Arcade Fire Book Miami and L.A. Shows, Join Bridge School Benefit | ARTICLE

    As rumors percolate that Arcade Fire are planning secret shows in Brooklyn this week in conjunction with the CMJ Music Marathon, the band has confirmed two performances elsewhere. Arcade Fire will perform as "the Reflektors" October...

    October 15, 2013 8:15 AM ET
  • Lorde Finds a Fan in Kanye West

    Lorde Finds a Fan in Kanye West | ARTICLE

    "Royals" singer Lorde got a big endorsement recently from none other than Kanye West, the 16-year-old pop star reveals in a new interview with Rolling Stone's Rob Tannenbaum. Lorde met West when both were in London...

    October 11, 2013 10:00 AM ET
  • Mark Knopfler: I Love Writing Songs More Than Ever

    Mark Knopfler: I Love Writing Songs More Than Ever | ARTICLE

    When Mark Knopfler kicks off a short run of U.S. concerts in California later this month, it will mark the end of a busy year of touring for the singer, songwriter and guitarist. He spent much of...

    October 9, 2013 11:50 AM ET
  • Miley Cyrus Performs on 'Fallon'

    Miley Cyrus Performs on 'Fallon' | VIDEO

    Miley Cyrus celebrated the release of her new album, Bangerz, by appearing as the sole guest and musical performer last night on

    October 9, 2013 8:30 AM ET
  • Paul McCartney Performs on 'Fallon'

    Paul McCartney Performs on 'Fallon' | VIDEO

    Paul McCartney visited Late Night With Jimmy Fallon yesterday, where he performed a pair of songs from his upcoming album New and a Beatles classic, claimed to have invented the selfie and, in a taped...

    October 8, 2013 8:40 AM ET
  • David Byrne: The Rich Are Destroying New York Culture

    David Byrne: The Rich Are Destroying New York Culture | ARTICLE

    New York is in danger of losing what remains of its creative soul as the wealthiest one percent usurp the cultural resources that once made the city "a repository of ideas and information," David Byrne writes in...

    October 7, 2013 5:55 PM ET
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