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  • Metallica Sorting Through Nearly 600 Song Ideas

    Metallica Sorting Through Nearly 600 Song Ideas | ARTICLE

    It's been nearly five years since Metallica released their last album, Death Magnetic, which means the faithful are growing restless for a new LP from the heavy metal veterans. The band knows it, too – and...

    June 21, 2013 8:00 AM ET
  • Chet Flippo, Former 'Rolling Stone' Editor, Dead at 69

    Chet Flippo, Former 'Rolling Stone' Editor, Dead at 69 | ARTICLE

    Chet Flippo, a former Rolling Stone editor who was the editorial director of CMT, died this morning. He was 69. No cause of death was available. Flippo started writing for Rolling Stone when...

    June 19, 2013 1:35 PM ET
  • Rachel Maddow Recalls Michael Hastings

    Rachel Maddow Recalls Michael Hastings | VIDEO

    News that journalist Michael Hastings died yesterday in a car crash in Los Angeles came as a shock to people who knew him, worked with him and read his work in the pages of Rolling...

    June 19, 2013 7:55 AM ET
  • Miley Cyrus Talks Drugs and Alcohol

    Miley Cyrus Talks Drugs and Alcohol | ARTICLE

    A few years ago, Miley Cyrus learned firsthand the perils of unguarded moments in the digital age when video surfaced of her using a bong, supposedly to smoke a legal substance called salvia – an incident she...

    June 18, 2013 4:30 PM ET
  • Drake Talks Music, Money and Chris Brown

    Drake Talks Music, Money and Chris Brown | ARTICLE

    With a new album due this summer, Drake weighed in on music, money and last year's dust-up with Chris Brown in a cover-story interview for the July issue of GQ. Reported in...

    June 18, 2013 8:30 AM ET
  • Jack Johnson Will Replace Mumford & Sons at Bonnaroo

    Jack Johnson Will Replace Mumford & Sons at Bonnaroo | ARTICLE

    Jack Johnson will step in for Mumford & Sons at Bonnaroo Saturday night after the English folk-rockers canceled their appearance while bassist Ted Dwane recovers from surgery to remove a blood clot from the surface...

    June 14, 2013 9:30 AM ET
  • Paul McCartney Plays 'Colbert Report'

    Paul McCartney Plays 'Colbert Report' | VIDEO

    Nothing is too over-the-top for Stephen Colbert, who last night featured Paul McCartney on a special one-hour episode of The Colbert Report, which opened with a segment titled "Stephen Colbert's Tribute to Having Paul McCartney on...

    June 13, 2013 8:10 AM ET
  • Kanye West: 'I Don't Have One Regret'

    Kanye West: 'I Don't Have One Regret' | ARTICLE

    Kanye West has no regrets. In a rare and far-reaching interview with The New York Times, the oft-controversial rapper talked about his new album, Yeezus, compared himself to Michael Jordan and Steve Jobs, expressed...

    June 12, 2013 8:35 AM ET
  • Beach Boys to Cap 50th Anniversary With Career-Spanning Box Set

    Beach Boys to Cap 50th Anniversary With Career-Spanning Box Set | ARTICLE

    The Beach Boys are capping their 50th anniversary celebration with a massive trove of previously unreleased music as part of a six-CD collection of songs spanning the decades. Made in California, due August 27th on Capitol,...

    June 11, 2013 7:30 AM ET
  • Broken Social Scene Reunite on 'Fallon'

    Broken Social Scene Reunite on 'Fallon' | VIDEO

    Broken Social Scene's reunion performance this weekend at the 10th anniversary celebration of their record label has been called a one-off affair. But that's not quite right: The Canadian indie-rock collective reconvened, with breakout member Feist, a...

    June 7, 2013 8:10 AM ET
  • Nine Inch Nails Release 'Came Back Haunted' From New LP

    Nine Inch Nails Release 'Came Back Haunted' From New LP | ARTICLE

    After Trent Reznor let slip last week that he had secretly recorded a new Nine Inch Nails album over the past year, he offered the title and release date yesterday, along with a slippery new...

    June 6, 2013 8:20 AM ET
  • Maxwell's to Close at the End of July

    Maxwell's to Close at the End of July | ARTICLE

    Maxwell's, the beloved rock club, restaurant and longtime anchor of the rock scene in Hoboken, New Jersey, will close when its lease is up at the end of July. Co-owner Todd Abramson told The Star-Ledger of...

    June 4, 2013 8:50 AM ET
  • As I Lay Dying's Tim Lambesis Makes Bail in Murder-for-Hire Case

    As I Lay Dying's Tim Lambesis Makes Bail in Murder-for-Hire Case | ARTICLE

    The As I Lay Dying singer accused of trying to have his wife killed is free on a $2 million bond. Tim Lambesis was released from jail yesterday afternoon after posting bail, U-T San Diego...

    May 31, 2013 8:00 AM ET
  • Blake Shelton, Usher Duet on 'Home'

    Blake Shelton, Usher Duet on 'Home' | VIDEO

    Blake Shelton closed out his "Healing in the Heartland" benefit concert last night on a duet with Usher. The pair, colleagues on NBC's singing competition The Voice, performed Michael Bublé's song "Home," Reuters reports – a fitting...

    May 30, 2013 8:05 AM ET
  • Justin Bieber Confronted by Former NFL Star for Speeding

    Justin Bieber Confronted by Former NFL Star for Speeding | ARTICLE

    Justin Bieber's relations with his neighbors don't seem to be improving: the police are investigating the singer for reckless driving after witnesses including former NFL star Keyshawn Johnson complained that Bieber has been driving too fast through...

    May 29, 2013 8:10 AM ET
  • Yellowbirds Return With Clear Direction on 'Songs From the Vanished Frontier'

    Yellowbirds Return With Clear Direction on 'Songs From the Vanished Frontier' | ARTICLE

    Second albums are fraught with peril for many musicians, but not for Sam Cohen. For Songs From the Vanished Frontier, the Yellowbirds leader had a clearer idea of what he wanted than he did on his band's...

    May 28, 2013 3:15 PM ET
  • Paul McCartney Leaves Guitar Pick at Elvis Presley's Grave

    Paul McCartney Leaves Guitar Pick at Elvis Presley's Grave | ARTICLE

    Paul McCartney paid his respects by leaving a personalized guitar pick on Elvis Presley's grave over the weekend during the former Beatle's first visit to Graceland. Paul McCartney Supports Pussy Riot in Letters...

    May 28, 2013 8:05 AM ET
  • Russell Simmons Signs Deal With HBO

    Russell Simmons Signs Deal With HBO | ARTICLE

    Russell Simmons is reuniting with HBO: the hip-hop mogul has signed a two-year development deal with the cable channel that was home to Simmons' Def Comedy Jam, according to The Hollywood Reporter. Simmons will create...

    May 24, 2013 8:30 AM ET
  • Trevor Bolder, Bassist for David Bowie's Spiders From Mars, Dead at 62

    Trevor Bolder, Bassist for David Bowie's Spiders From Mars, Dead at 62 | ARTICLE

    Bassist Trevor Bolder, who played with David Bowie's Spiders From Mars, Uriah Heep and Wishbone Ash, died yesterday after a long fight with pancreatic cancer. He was 62. Uriah Heep announced Bolder's death on their

    May 22, 2013 8:40 AM ET
  • Dave Grohl Sits in With the Rolling Stones

    Dave Grohl Sits in With the Rolling Stones | VIDEO

    The Rolling Stones continued with the high-profile guest performers last night at the Honda Center in Anaheim when Dave Grohl joined the rockers onstage to play guitar and sing on "Bitch."  As Charlie...

    May 21, 2013 8:20 AM ET
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