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  • Kinks Refute BBC Doc Saying Jimmy Page Played on 'You Really Got Me'

    Kinks Refute BBC Doc Saying Jimmy Page Played on 'You Really Got Me' | ARTICLE

    The Kinks are refuting a new BBC Radio 2 documentary that once again alleges the long-debunked myth that Jimmy Page played on their 1964 hit, "You Really Got Me."

    July 10, 2014 10:15 AM ET
  • Ringo Starr Taps Friends for Drum Video

    Ringo Starr Taps Friends for Drum Video | VIDEO

    Ringo Starr hops behind the kit in a new star-studded commercial for John Varvatos' fall/winter line and the Beatles drummer's Peace and Love Fund. In the clip, Starr recalls the origins of his love...

    July 8, 2014 5:40 PM ET
  • Lana Del Rey: Being 'On the Periphery of Music' Inspired New Album

    Lana Del Rey: Being 'On the Periphery of Music' Inspired New Album | ARTICLE

    Lana Del Rey said she felt free to explore and experiment on her new album, Ultraviolence, following the negative reviews of her much-discussed debut, Born to Die, adding that that mindset allowed her to build...

    July 8, 2014 5:00 PM ET
  • Death From Above 1979 Offer Blistering New Song 'Trainwreck 1979'

    Death From Above 1979 Offer Blistering New Song 'Trainwreck 1979' | ARTICLE

    Death From Above 1979 have announced the track list and offered up the first song from their new album, The Physical World, along with scheduling a string of European and North American tour dates to accompany their...

    July 8, 2014 2:15 PM ET
  • Tom Hanks Dances to 'This Is How We Do It'

    Tom Hanks Dances to 'This Is How We Do It' | VIDEO

    Tom Hanks is an actor extraordinaire — he's made us laugh, cry and even helped us fall in love with a volleyball. Now he's taken his career to the next level, delivering a performance for the ages...

    July 8, 2014 12:40 PM ET
  • CIA Makes Joke About Tupac's Murder on Twitter

    CIA Makes Joke About Tupac's Murder on Twitter | ARTICLE

    The CIA has put its foot down on one of music's biggest mysteries, offering the most definitive (maybe) answer a top-secret intelligence agency can give on matters involving the whereabouts of one of the most beloved smooth...

    July 8, 2014 11:50 AM ET
  • Usher, Nicki Minaj and Pharrell Are Here 'To Give it To You'

    Usher, Nicki Minaj and Pharrell Are Here 'To Give it To You' | ARTICLE

    Usher and Nicki Minaj are the latest to hop inside Pharrell's unstoppable disco time machine, and the trio have come away with the horn-laden dance floor burner "She Came to Give it to You." Find...

    July 8, 2014 10:35 AM ET
  • Garth Brooks' Five Ireland Shows in Jeopardy

    Garth Brooks' Five Ireland Shows in Jeopardy | ARTICLE

    Two of Garth Brooks' comeback shows at Dublin, Ireland's Croke Park have been canceled due to an issue with permits, and the other three concerts could be in jeopardy too, the Irish Independent...

    July 3, 2014 4:15 PM ET
  • Spoon's Britt Daniel Goes Acoustic With BBC Set

    Spoon's Britt Daniel Goes Acoustic With BBC Set | ARTICLE

    Fresh off the release of their official first single, "Do You," Spoon frontman Britt Daniel stopped by BBC Radio 6 to play two more acoustic cuts off the band's upcoming album, They Want...

    July 3, 2014 3:45 PM ET
  • Dave Grohl Says Crowdsourced Shows May 'Change the Game' of Touring

    Dave Grohl Says Crowdsourced Shows May 'Change the Game' of Touring | ARTICLE

    Dave Grohl said the fan-orchestrated and crowdfunded concert the Foo Fighters agreed to play in Richmond, Virginia could be the future of how bands plan their tours in a new interview with South...

    July 3, 2014 2:50 PM ET
  • Hear Jack White's Walloping 90-Minute BBC Set

    Hear Jack White's Walloping 90-Minute BBC Set | ARTICLE

    After a striking, trolling set at Glastonbury, Jack White stopped by the BBC's Maida Vale studios to chat with DJ Zane Lowe and deliver a walloping 90-minute set, which you'll be able to...

    July 3, 2014 12:40 PM ET
  • Diplo: Madonna Asked for 'Craziest Record I Had' for New Album

    Diplo: Madonna Asked for 'Craziest Record I Had' for New Album | ARTICLE

    Madonna has been at work in the studio compiling the follow-up to her 2012 effort, MDNA, and one of the album's producers, Diplo, teased his process with the singer in a new interview...

    July 3, 2014 10:25 AM ET
  • Laura Palmer's 'Twin Peaks' House Up For Sale

    Laura Palmer's 'Twin Peaks' House Up For Sale | ARTICLE

    If you're looking for a humble new abode where you can sit down with a slice of cherry pie and a damn fine cup of coffee — or encounter the evil demon who has taken over your...

    July 1, 2014 5:30 PM ET
  • Spoon Offer Free 10-Inch with Vinyl Pre-Orders of New Album

    Spoon Offer Free 10-Inch with Vinyl Pre-Orders of New Album | ARTICLE

    Spoon are introducing a new incentive program for vinyl lovers, offering a three-song 10-inch record on the spot for those who pre-order the band's upcoming album, They Want My Soul, at their neighborhood independent record...

    July 1, 2014 5:05 PM ET
  • Ariana Grande's 'Problem' Sung 20 Ways

    Ariana Grande's 'Problem' Sung 20 Ways | VIDEO

    The man of a million voices, Ten Second Songs' Anthony Vincent, is back with another multi-faceted cover, this time performing Ariana Grande's smash hit, "Problem" in styles ranging from the R&B pop of Destiny's Child...

    July 1, 2014 2:50 PM ET
  • Jay Z Joins Young Jeezy to Proclaim 'Seen It All'

    Jay Z Joins Young Jeezy to Proclaim 'Seen It All' | ARTICLE

    Jay Z and Young Jeezy expound on all that's happened in their lives, from cruising the block to trotting the globe, on "Seen It All," the latest song from the Atlanta rapper's upcoming album of...

    July 1, 2014 11:30 AM ET
  • Spoon Ask 'Do You' on New Power-Pop Song

    Spoon Ask 'Do You' on New Power-Pop Song | ARTICLE

    Spoon have offered up "Do You," the first official single from their forthcoming album, They Want My Soul. And while the single artwork — a wild, red and black lion's head with piercing third eye sitting in...

    July 1, 2014 10:30 AM ET
  • George R.R. Martin Drops 'The Winds of Winter' Hints

    George R.R. Martin Drops 'The Winds of Winter' Hints | ARTICLE

    George R.R. Martin hinted at the battles, betrayals, marriages and mayhem to come in his highly anticipated book The Winds of Winter, the upcoming installment of his Game of Thrones-inspiring series, A Song of Ice and...

    June 26, 2014 5:35 PM ET
  • Phil Collins Donates Collection of 200 Alamo Artifacts

    Phil Collins Donates Collection of 200 Alamo Artifacts | ARTICLE

    Phil Collins will donate his collection of over 200 artifacts related to the 1836 Battle of the Alamo to the historic site in San Antonio, Texas, the Associated Press reports. 'Rolling...

    June 26, 2014 5:25 PM ET
  • The Cure, Franz Ferdinand Promote Access to Live Music for Deaf

    The Cure, Franz Ferdinand Promote Access to Live Music for Deaf | ARTICLE

    The Cure, Franz Ferdinand and Alt-J lead a cadre of musicians who have joined the charity Attitude is Everything's new #MusicWithoutBarriers campaign, which seeks to improve deaf and disabled people's access to live music.

    June 26, 2014 4:50 PM ET
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