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  • Premiere: De La Soul, 'Get Away'

    Premiere: De La Soul, 'Get Away' | VIDEO

    Nearly 25 years after ushering in the "D.A.I.S.Y. Age," De La Soul remains one of hip-hop's most innovative audiovisual crews, as demonstrated by their new Rubik's Cube-inspired video for "Get Away (feat. the Spirit of the...

    May 29, 2013 10:30 AM ET
  • Premiere: Dawes Cover Creedence Clearwater

    Premiere: Dawes Cover Creedence Clearwater | VIDEO

    On the heels of John Fogerty's birthday and album release broadcast – shown last night on AXS TV – Dawes joins the veteran rocker on Creedence Clearwater Revival's 1972 farewell single "Someday Never Comes" with...

    May 29, 2013 8:00 AM ET
  • Sara Bareilles Talks 'Blessed Unrest' LP

    Sara Bareilles Talks 'Blessed Unrest' LP | VIDEO

    In advance of The Blessed Unrest, Sara Bareilles offers an insider's look at the making of her new album – due July 16th – with this new video. Bareilles narrates the mini-documentary herself from the rooftop...

    May 28, 2013 9:00 AM ET
  • Lynyrd Skynyrd, 'Winning Isn't Everything'

    Lynyrd Skynyrd, 'Winning Isn't Everything' | VIDEO

    Southern-rock trailblazers Lynyrd Skynyrd‎ have teamed with the cast of Pawn Stars for this live rendition of "Winning Isn't Everything," which will serve as the new theme song to History's popular series when it returns for...

    May 24, 2013 9:00 AM ET
  • The Thermals, 'You Will Be Free' (Live)

    The Thermals, 'You Will Be Free' (Live) | VIDEO

    Just in time for Memorial Day weekend, the Thermals strip down to deliver an engaging acoustic rendition of "You Will Be Free." The song appears in its original form on the Portland trio's sixth and latest record,...

    May 23, 2013 8:00 AM ET
  • Ben Folds Five Play 'Brick' in Concert

    Ben Folds Five Play 'Brick' in Concert | VIDEO

    Since they reconvened last year, Ben Folds Five have been wowing audiences, as evidenced by this stirring performance of their 1997 ballad "Brick." Shot live at the Warfield in San Francisco this past January, it's the video...

    May 21, 2013 9:00 AM ET
  • Smith Westerns Burn Through 'Varsity' Live

    Smith Westerns Burn Through 'Varsity' Live | VIDEO

    In advance of their new disc Soft Will – which drops June 25th on Mom+Pop – Smith Westerns strapped on their gear earlier this month to soundcheck "Varsity," their lush and lively new track. The shimmering indie-pop...

    May 17, 2013 3:25 PM ET
  • Premiere: DJ Muggs Teams With Chuck D

    Premiere: DJ Muggs Teams With Chuck D | VIDEO

    Veteran hip-hop producer DJ Muggs (Cypress Hill, House of Pain, Soul Assassins) didn't just snatch a classic Public Enemy line for the title of his recent album (Bass for Your Face), he paired with that legendary...

    May 15, 2013 1:15 PM ET
  • Harper Simon Misses His Love in '99'

    Harper Simon Misses His Love in '99' | VIDEO

    If "99" is any indication, Harper Simon owns some very cool stuff – including a vintage Chevelle, a Leica camera, a red turntable and some Beach Boys and Elvis Costello vinyl. Unfortunately, as...

    May 15, 2013 9:00 AM ET
  • Premiere: Future Love Team With LaBeouf

    Premiere: Future Love Team With LaBeouf | VIDEO

    Future Unlimited gets a big boost from actor Shia LaBeouf, who directed the video for the gloomy, synth-washed "Haunted Love." Extracted from the Nashville duo's 2012 EP of the same name, the clip includes a crying baby,...

    May 14, 2013 12:00 PM ET
  • The Smashing Pumpkins Cover 'Space Oddity'

    The Smashing Pumpkins Cover 'Space Oddity' | VIDEO

    When the Smashing Pumpkins took to a SXSW rooftop earlier this year, they cranked out this interstellar rendition of David Bowie's 1969 classic "Space Oddity." While you won't find the electrifying cover on the Pumpkins' most...

    May 14, 2013 9:00 AM ET
  • Artist to Watch: Jonny Fritz

    Artist to Watch: Jonny Fritz | VIDEO

    Shot in black and white in Jackson Browne's recording studio, the video for Jonny Fritz's "Have You Ever Wanted to Die?" shows a haunting, reflective side of the Nashville-based singer and songwriter. Backed by members of Dawes...

    May 13, 2013 3:20 PM ET
  • Premiere: Judas Priest Play 'Highway' Live

    Premiere: Judas Priest Play 'Highway' Live | VIDEO

    When metal giants Judas Priest wrapped their 2012 world tour at London's Hammersmith Apollo last May, they filmed the historic gig – possibly their last – as a souvenir for their massive, loyal following. Now packaged as...

    May 13, 2013 9:00 AM ET
  • David Bowie's 'Ziggy Stardust' Gets 40th Anniversary Reissue

    David Bowie's 'Ziggy Stardust' Gets 40th Anniversary Reissue | ARTICLE

    David Bowie's landmark 1972 album, The Rise and Fall of Ziggy Stardust and the Spiders from Mars, will be reissued in a special 40th anniversary edition on June 5th. The record, which was Bowie's fifth and...

    March 22, 2012 3:41 PM ET
  • My Bloody Valentine to Reissue Catalog

    My Bloody Valentine to Reissue Catalog | ARTICLE

    Iconic shoegaze band My Bloody Valentine will finally reissue its influential back catalog on May 7th. In addition to expanded packages of 1988's Isn't Anything and 1991's Loveless, the quartet's four cherished EPs will be collected...

    March 22, 2012 3:25 PM ET
  • Linkin Park to Return to ‘Big Choruses’ on New Album

    Linkin Park to Return to ‘Big Choruses’ on New Album | ARTICLE

    Linkin Park have acknowledged that their 2010 concept album A Thousand Suns alienated some members of their hard-rocking core audience. With their fifth studio offering expected this summer, the band plans to make amends. "With this album,...

    March 22, 2012 11:01 AM ET
  • J. Mascis Instrumental Disc Due in May

    J. Mascis Instrumental Disc Due in May | ARTICLE

    Dinosaur Jr.'s J Mascis has teamed up with a pair of old friends for the May 8th release of an all-instrumental disc. Recorded under the name Heavy Blanket, the new project features childhood chums...

    March 22, 2012 10:11 AM ET
  • Black Keys Apologize for Nickelback Remarks

    Black Keys Apologize for Nickelback Remarks | ARTICLE

    The Black Keys' Patrick Carney is sorry that he picked on Nickelback in Rolling Stone's January cover story on the band. But the drummer isn't exactly recanting his assessment of the band's polished post-grunge style. "I didn't...

    March 22, 2012 9:03 AM ET
  • Rupert Grint and Chloe Grace Moretz Sign On for Dennis Wilson Biopic

    Rupert Grint and Chloe Grace Moretz Sign On for Dennis Wilson Biopic | ARTICLE

    Harry Potter alum Rupert Grint and Hugo star Chloë Grace Moretz have landed roles opposite Aaron Eckhart in the Dennis Wilson biopic The Drummer, Variety reports.Grint will portray Stan Shapiro, a young William...

    March 21, 2012 6:10 PM ET
  • Waylon Lives on Through Shooter Jennings

    Waylon Lives on Through Shooter Jennings | ARTICLE

    With his second album, Electric Rodeo, dropping April 4th, country rocker Shooter Jennings has already hatched plans for a surprisingly personal new project -- built around experimental tracks he recorded with his father, the legendary Waylon. "In 1996,...

    March 17, 2006 3:27 PM ET
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