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  • Fred Armisen Officially Leaves 'SNL'

    Fred Armisen Officially Leaves 'SNL' | ARTICLE

    The rumors are true: Fred Armisen is leaving Saturday Night Live after 11 years on the show. The comic confirmed his departure in a recent interview with Splitsider. While Armisen was...

    July 2, 2013 10:50 AM ET
  • JD McPherson and Pokey LaFarge Celebrate 'Good Old Oklahoma' - Song Premiere

    JD McPherson and Pokey LaFarge Celebrate 'Good Old Oklahoma' - Song Premiere | ARTICLE

    Click to listen to JD McPherson and Pokey LaFarge's "Good Old Oklahoma" Oklahoma native JD McPherson and roots torchbearer Pokey LaFarge have teamed up for...

    June 28, 2013 9:00 AM ET
  • Buju Banton Gun Conviction Tossed Out

    Buju Banton Gun Conviction Tossed Out | ARTICLE

    Jamaican reggae star Buju Banton's criminal gun charge issued in 2011 was tossed out by a Florida federal judge, who concluded that a juror had done independent research on the case during the trial, the...

    June 27, 2013 4:45 PM ET
  • Jay-Z Shares Lyrics for 'Magna Carta' Track Featuring Beyonce

    Jay-Z Shares Lyrics for 'Magna Carta' Track Featuring Beyonce | ARTICLE

    For the rollout of his new album Magna Carta Holy Grail, Jay-Z has been dropping lyrics for album cuts via its Samsung app. The latest is "Part II (On the Run)," which features Beyoncé. The track...

    June 27, 2013 3:10 PM ET
  • Will.i.am Denies Suing Pharrell Over Copyright Claim

    Will.i.am Denies Suing Pharrell Over Copyright Claim | ARTICLE

    A lawyer for will.i.am has responded to what he calls "misinformation" surrounding the Black Eyed Peas leader's copyright claim against Pharrell Williams' new "i am OTHER" brand. In a statement, attorney Ken Hertz said that his client...

    June 27, 2013 1:25 PM ET
  • Rick Rubin: Finishing Kanye West's 'Yeezus' Seemed Impossible

    Rick Rubin: Finishing Kanye West's 'Yeezus' Seemed Impossible | ARTICLE

    When Kanye West asked Rick Rubin to help get Yeezus ready for release, the veteran producer didn't think it was feasible to meet West's looming deadline. "To me...

    June 27, 2013 1:10 PM ET
  • Nine Inch Nails Photos Preview 'Came Back Haunted' Clip

    Nine Inch Nails Photos Preview 'Came Back Haunted' Clip | ARTICLE

    This Friday, Nine Inch Nails will premiere the new video for "Came Back Haunted," the first single from their upcoming LP Hesitation Marks, out September 3rd on Columbia. The video – which premieres Friday...

    June 27, 2013 11:55 AM ET
  • Mark Fisher, Rolling Stones and Pink Floyd Stage Designer, Dead at 66

    Mark Fisher, Rolling Stones and Pink Floyd Stage Designer, Dead at 66 | ARTICLE

    Stage designer and architect Mark Fisher, the man responsible for stunning stage setups for the Rolling Stones, Pink Floyd, U2 and others over the past 25 years, died yesterday in a London hospice. He...

    June 27, 2013 10:20 AM ET
  • Bruce Springsteen Helped Breach Berlin Wall: Book

    Bruce Springsteen Helped Breach Berlin Wall: Book | ARTICLE

    Ronald Reagan told Mikhail Gorbachev to "tear down this wall," but Bruce Springsteen may have helped swing the hammer. In his new book Rocking the Wall

    June 27, 2013 10:05 AM ET
  • The Dodos Remember Their Pain in 'Substance' - Song Premiere

    The Dodos Remember Their Pain in 'Substance' - Song Premiere | ARTICLE

    San Francisco indie-rock duo the Dodos will release their fifth album, Carrier, on August 27th on Polyvinyl and have just announced a huge, 32-date North American tour for fall. The band sees the record as a return...

    June 26, 2013 9:00 AM ET
  • Will.i.am Takes Legal Action Against Pharrell's 'i am OTHER' Brand

    Will.i.am Takes Legal Action Against Pharrell's 'i am OTHER' Brand | ARTICLE

    Will.i.am is taking legal action against Pharrell Williams over the latter's new creative brand "i am OTHER" – claiming that he owns the copyright to the phrase "I AM" and that Pharrell's logo is "confusingly similar," according...

    June 26, 2013 8:00 AM ET
  • Chris Brown Charged With Misdemeanor Hit-and-Run

    Chris Brown Charged With Misdemeanor Hit-and-Run | ARTICLE

    Chris Brown was charged with a misdemeanor hit-and-run and driving without a valid license following an accident in the San Fernando Valley on May 21st. His arraignment is set for July 15th. If convicted, the pop singer...

    June 25, 2013 4:50 PM ET
  • Jay-Z's Roc Nation Sports Signs Kevin Durant

    Jay-Z's Roc Nation Sports Signs Kevin Durant | ARTICLE

    Oklahoma City Thunder all-star Kevin Durant has signed to Roc Nation Sports, the new agency Jay-Z recently launched with Creative Artist Agency's sports division. "He has a 90.5 free throw shooting rate, the youngest...

    June 25, 2013 11:55 AM ET
  • Pink Floyd: Pandora Is Trying to Trick Artists

    Pink Floyd: Pandora Is Trying to Trick Artists | ARTICLE

    Pink Floyd's three surviving members have reunited to pen an op-ed for USA Today accusing Pandora of trying to rip off artists over royalties from online radio. "It's a matter of principle for us," Roger Waters,...

    June 25, 2013 10:55 AM ET
  • Trent Reznor Looks Ahead to New Nine Inch Nails LP

    Trent Reznor Looks Ahead to New Nine Inch Nails LP | ARTICLE

    If Trent Reznor surprised fans when he announced recently that he had secretly been working on Nine Inch Nails' impending album Hesitation Marks (out September 3rd), they weren't the only ones: the new LP came as a...

    June 25, 2013 9:50 AM ET
  • Nine Inch Nails Unveil 'Hesitation Marks' Tracklist and Credits

    Nine Inch Nails Unveil 'Hesitation Marks' Tracklist and Credits | ARTICLE

    Nine Inch Nails will release their new album Hesitation Marks on September 3rd on Columbia, and now the band has unveiled the full tracklisting as well as album credits. It is the band's first LP...

    June 21, 2013 9:00 AM ET
  • Lana Del Rey Thrills the 'Young and Beautiful' (Cedric Gervais Remix) - Song Premiere

    Lana Del Rey Thrills the 'Young and Beautiful' (Cedric Gervais Remix) - Song Premiere | ARTICLE

    Cedric Gervais wastes no time getting down to brass tacks on his new remix of Lana Del Rey's "Young and Beautiful," which you can take an exclusive first listen to now. Over steady percussion, schizophrenic synths build...

    June 21, 2013 9:00 AM ET
  • Ne-Yo: Beyonce 'Still Trying to Figure Out' New Album

    Ne-Yo: Beyonce 'Still Trying to Figure Out' New Album | ARTICLE

    Ne-Yo has been keeping up with the Carters: The singer and producer has contributed to forthcoming albums by both Beyoncé and

    June 20, 2013 1:30 PM ET
  • Kanye West Under Fire for Parkinson's Lyric

    Kanye West Under Fire for Parkinson's Lyric | ARTICLE

    Kanye West has drawn sharp criticism from the advocacy group Parkinson's UK, whose head said the rapper showed an "inexcusable level of stupidity" with a lyric from his latest record, Yeezus, according to The...

    June 20, 2013 10:00 AM ET
  • The Mynabirds Get Perky Remixes by Dntel and Field Days - Song Premieres

    The Mynabirds Get Perky Remixes by Dntel and Field Days - Song Premieres | ARTICLE

    Click to listen to the Mynabirds' "Body of Work (Dntel Remix)" and "Radiator Sister (Field Days Remix)" On the surface, the Mynabirds' soulful, classic-rock spin on indie-pop may...

    June 19, 2013 9:00 AM ET
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