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  • Electric Zoo Deaths Confirmed as Drug Overdoses

    Electric Zoo Deaths Confirmed as Drug Overdoses | ARTICLE

    The deaths of two concert-goers at this year's Electric Zoo Festival were the result of drug overdoses, the New York City medical examiner's office has ruled. Olivia Rotondo, 20, and Jeffrey Russ, 23, died August 31st from...

    September 13, 2013 10:30 AM ET
  • Russian Circles Brood on Meditative 'Memorial' – Song Premiere

    Russian Circles Brood on Meditative 'Memorial' – Song Premiere | ARTICLE

    Chicago three-piece Russian Circles, known for their massive instrumental rock concoctions, are set to release their fifth LP, Memorial, on October 29th on Sargent House. Bassist Brian Cook calls the record "straightforward, intense, heavy," adding, "We subconsciously...

    September 13, 2013 7:30 AM ET
  • J.J. Abrams Will Not Direct the Next 'Star Trek' Movie

    J.J. Abrams Will Not Direct the Next 'Star Trek' Movie | ARTICLE

    J.J. Abrams will not direct the next movie in the Star Trek series, though he plans to stay involved in the franchise. "It’s a little bittersweet," Abrams told Collider. "But I will say that I’m...

    September 12, 2013 5:15 PM ET
  • Billy Joel, Carlos Santana to Receive Kennedy Center Honors

    Billy Joel, Carlos Santana to Receive Kennedy Center Honors | ARTICLE

    Billy Joel, Carlos Santana and Herbie Hancock are among the recipients of this year's Kennedy Center Honors, along with actress Shirley MacLaine and opera star Martina Arroyo, The Associated Press reports. This year's recipients...

    September 12, 2013 4:25 PM ET
  • J.K. Rowling Writing a 'Harry Potter' Spinoff Film

    J.K. Rowling Writing a 'Harry Potter' Spinoff Film | ARTICLE

    J.K. Rowling will be taking her talents to the big screen: The author will write her first-ever script for the upcoming movie Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them, the first in a new series of Harry Potter...

    September 12, 2013 2:35 PM ET
  • Beatles' New BBC Collection Details Emerge

    Beatles' New BBC Collection Details Emerge | ARTICLE

    More details about a new collection of the Beatles' BBC sessions have emerged, with the The New York Times reporting that On Air – Live at the BBC Volume 2 will be released on November...

    September 12, 2013 2:20 PM ET
  • Kanye West, Miley Cyrus Teamed on 'Black Skinhead' Remix

    Kanye West, Miley Cyrus Teamed on 'Black Skinhead' Remix | ARTICLE

    The rumors are true: Kanye West has tapped Miley Cyrus for the official remix of Yeezus track "Black Skinhead," producer Mike Will Made It told MTV. The super producer, real name Mike Williams, who's behind...

    September 12, 2013 11:35 AM ET
  • Linkin Park and Steve Aoki Team Up for 'A Light That Never Comes'

    Linkin Park and Steve Aoki Team Up for 'A Light That Never Comes' | ARTICLE

    Linkin Park and Steve Aoki are finally making their debut collaborative single, "A Light That Never Comes," available today, though to hear the cut you'll have to unlock it by playing the accompanying free 3D...

    September 12, 2013 10:49 AM ET
  • Bill McKibben to Be Honored With Lifetime Achievement Award

    Bill McKibben to Be Honored With Lifetime Achievement Award | ARTICLE

    Environmental activist and Rolling Stone contributor Bill McKibben will be honored with a Lifetime Achievement Award at this year's 23rd Annual Environmental Media Awards on October 19th. McKibben will be recognized alongside actors Matt Damon and...

    September 11, 2013 11:45 AM ET
  • Premiere: Beth Hart, 'Better Man'

    Premiere: Beth Hart, 'Better Man' | VIDEO

    It's been a busy year for songwriter and powerhouse vocalist Beth Hart: She released Bang Bang Boom Boom, her first studio album in about a decade, and she's currently she's in the midst of a 16-date tour alongside the...

    September 11, 2013 10:00 AM ET
  • Earl Sweatshirt Announces Fall Club Tour

    Earl Sweatshirt Announces Fall Club Tour | ARTICLE

    Earl Sweatshirt will hit the road this fall in support of his debut LP, Doris. He'll kick off the solo shows on October 6th at the Sinclair in Boston after appearing at the Rock the Bells...

    September 10, 2013 5:25 PM ET
  • Taylor Swift, Kacey Musgraves Lead CMA Awards Nominations

    Taylor Swift, Kacey Musgraves Lead CMA Awards Nominations | ARTICLE

    Taylor Swift and newcomer Kacey Musgraves lead the nominees for this year's Country Music Association Awards, with both musicians notching an impressive six nods at this morning's announcement ceremony in New York City. Swift and Musgraves will...

    September 10, 2013 2:35 PM ET
  • Arcade Fire Play Secret Show in Montreal

    Arcade Fire Play Secret Show in Montreal | ARTICLE

    Arcade Fire adopted the name of their new single and upcoming album when they played an intimate last-minute concert yesterday as the Reflektors at the Salsatheque in their hometown of Montreal, CBC News...

    September 10, 2013 11:50 AM ET
  • Azealia Banks Posts 'Broke With Expensive Taste' Tracklist

    Azealia Banks Posts 'Broke With Expensive Taste' Tracklist | ARTICLE

    Rising rapper Azealia Banks posted the complete tracklist and list of guest features for her long in-the-works debut Broke With Expensive Taste to Instagram earlier this morning. The LP will feature her breakout track "212,"...

    September 10, 2013 10:05 AM ET
  • The Bloody Beetroots Recruit Rock Royalty for 'Hide' - Album Premiere

    The Bloody Beetroots Recruit Rock Royalty for 'Hide' - Album Premiere | ARTICLE

    Italy's Sir Bob Cornelius Rifo, aka the Bloody Beetroots, has been behind some of the most riotous, thumping electro-house on the scene since debuting in 2006. His second studio album, HIDE, will be released in a few...

    September 9, 2013 8:00 AM ET
  • One Direction Announce Release Date for New Album, 'Midnight Memories'

    One Direction Announce Release Date for New Album, 'Midnight Memories' | ARTICLE

    Just in time for the holidays, One Direction's new album, Midnight Memories, will be released on November 25th, member Harry Styles tweeted today, adding, "I think you'll like it." The six-second teaser clip below shows the...

    September 6, 2013 4:30 PM ET
  • Watch a Tense New 'Walking Dead' Teaser

    Watch a Tense New 'Walking Dead' Teaser | VIDEO

    A new teaser for the fourth season of The Walking Dead is out, and though it goes by painfully quick, it's packed with enough thousand-mile stares, tense orchestral strings and pained pleading to make you start...

    September 6, 2013 12:20 PM ET
  • Aimee Mann and Ted Leo Join Forces as 'Both'

    Aimee Mann and Ted Leo Join Forces as 'Both' | ARTICLE

    Aimee Mann stopped by Ted Leo's hotel room one day during their tour together last fall. Coming out of the New York City punk's iPod was the voice of Phil Lynott singing "Yeuh yeuh yeuh yeuh yeuh,"...

    September 6, 2013 12:15 PM ET
  • Jay Z Announces North American Dates for 'Magna Carter' Tour

    Jay Z Announces North American Dates for 'Magna Carter' Tour | ARTICLE

    Jay Z will kick off the North American leg of his massive "Magna Carter World Tour" on November 30th in St. Paul, Minnesota, a 34-date trek in support of his latest album, Magna Carta Holy...

    September 6, 2013 11:20 AM ET
  • Rolling Stones to Be Honored at Rock Hall's Music Masters Series

    Rolling Stones to Be Honored at Rock Hall's Music Masters Series | ARTICLE

    The Rolling Stones will be honored at the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame's 18th Annual Music Masters Series, which begins October 21st and runs through the 26th in Cleveland. Dubbed "It's Only Rock 'n Roll (But...

    September 5, 2013 12:52 PM ET
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