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  • Jack White Saves Detroit Masonic Temple from Foreclosure

    Jack White Saves Detroit Masonic Temple from Foreclosure | ARTICLE

    Jack White has been outed as the anonymous donor who paid the $142,000 in taxes needed by Detroit's Masonic Temple to stave off foreclosure, the Detroit Free Press reports today. The Temple's Cathedral Theater...

    June 4, 2013 3:30 PM ET
  • Jagger and Swift Sing 'As Tears Go By'

    Jagger and Swift Sing 'As Tears Go By' | VIDEO

    Last night in Chicago, the Rolling Stones slowed it down for a special performance of one of the earliest Jagger/Richards compositions, "As Tears Go By." Jagger noted the band hadn't performed the cut in a while, and...

    June 4, 2013 12:45 PM ET
  • Sub Pop Co-Founder Jonathan Poneman Has Parkinson's

    Sub Pop Co-Founder Jonathan Poneman Has Parkinson's | ARTICLE

    Jonathan Poneman, who co-founded Sub Pop with Bruce Pavitt and helped bring seminal Seattle acts like Nirvana and Mudhoney to the world, has been diagnosed with Parkinson's disease, The Seattle Times reports. In an interview...

    June 4, 2013 10:15 AM ET
  • Cassius Create Summer Soundtrack on 'Sunchild' – Song Premiere

    Cassius Create Summer Soundtrack on 'Sunchild' – Song Premiere | ARTICLE

    Putting together "Sunchild" for the Ed Banger records Ed Rec Vol. X compilation wasn't the easiest task for French electronic duo Cassius. With a deadline looming, they were about to abandon the track altogether before Boom...

    May 31, 2013 10:00 AM ET
  • Megadeth Channel Bluegrass in 'The Blackest Crow' - Song Premiere

    Megadeth Channel Bluegrass in 'The Blackest Crow' - Song Premiere | ARTICLE

    On June 4th, Megadeth will release their 14th studio album, Super Collider, on Tradecraft/UME. Now you can take an exclusive listen to the album cut "The Blackest Crow." Opening with the eerie pluck of a banjo...

    May 31, 2013 8:00 AM ET
  • Live-Stream the Boston Strong Benefit

    Live-Stream the Boston Strong Benefit | VIDEO

    Tonight Aerosmith, Boston, Jason Aldean, Dropkick Murphys, James Taylor, Carole King and more will take the stage at the TD Garden for the Boston Strong Benefit, which you'll be able to live stream...

    May 30, 2013 3:40 PM ET
  • Snoop Lion, 'Ashtrays and Heartbreaks'

    Snoop Lion, 'Ashtrays and Heartbreaks' | VIDEO

    Snoop Lion and Miley Cyrus have put together some slow-mo visuals for their collaboration "Ashtrays and Heartbreaks," which appears on the rapper-turned-rasta's latest effort Reincarnated. The clip finds Snoop and Cyrus projected on windows and...

    May 30, 2013 1:50 PM ET
  • 'Two and a Half Men' Adds Female Character to Replace Angus T. Jones

    'Two and a Half Men' Adds Female Character to Replace Angus T. Jones | ARTICLE

    Two and a Half Men will introduce a new female character to replace Angus T. Jones' Jake Harper following the completion of the show's 10th season, Deadline reports. Although the role is yet to...

    May 30, 2013 1:00 PM ET
  • Velvet Underground Settle Dispute Over Andy Warhol Album Image

    Velvet Underground Settle Dispute Over Andy Warhol Album Image | ARTICLE

    The Velvet Underground have settled a legal dispute with the Andy Warhol Foundation over the rights to use the famous banana cover Warhol designed for the band's 1967 album, The Velvet Underground and Nico, the...

    May 30, 2013 10:20 AM ET
  • Nine Inch Nails Announce New Album

    Nine Inch Nails Announce New Album | ARTICLE

    Nine Inch Nails will release a new studio album — their first since 2008's The Slip — some time this year on their new label, Columbia Records. "I've been less than honest about what I've really been...

    May 28, 2013 5:25 PM ET
  • Listen to Queens of the Stone Age's '. . . Like Clockwork'

    Listen to Queens of the Stone Age's '. . . Like Clockwork' | ARTICLE

    Queens of the Stone Age have made their new album . . . Like Clockwork available to stream in its entirety on iTunes a week before it's June 4th release on Matador. Queens of the Stone...

    May 28, 2013 3:35 PM ET
  • John Mayer Returns to the Studio

    John Mayer Returns to the Studio | ARTICLE

    John Mayer announced today on his Facebook page that he is back in the studio recording his sixth studio album, adding that he plans to release behind-the-scenes clips of the process each Tuesday. 

    May 28, 2013 3:35 PM ET
  • Kanye West's 'New Slaves' Screening Fizzles at the Alamo

    Kanye West's 'New Slaves' Screening Fizzles at the Alamo | ARTICLE

    Kanye West's plan to project the video for his new track "New Slaves" on the facade of the Alamo in San Antonio, Texas, fizzled on Sunday night, two days after the police in Houston shut down a...

    May 28, 2013 2:10 PM ET
  • 'Arrested Development': The Twitter World Reacts

    'Arrested Development': The Twitter World Reacts | ARTICLE

    The wait was excruciating, but Arrested Development finally made its triumphant return with 15 brand new episodes premiering all at once on Netflix last Sunday morning. Whether you're binge-watching the show's fourth season while chowing down on a...

    May 28, 2013 12:40 PM ET
  • Usher and Darius Rucker Join Blake Shelton's Oklahoma Tornado Benefit

    Usher and Darius Rucker Join Blake Shelton's Oklahoma Tornado Benefit | ARTICLE

    Usher and Darius Rucker have joined the lineup for Blake Shelton's concert to benefit those affected by the recent Oklahoma tornado, according to The Hollywood Reporter. Shelton, an Oklahoma native, organized and will headline Healing in...

    May 28, 2013 9:50 AM ET
  • 'Kelly and Michael' Don Daft Punk Helmets

    'Kelly and Michael' Don Daft Punk Helmets | VIDEO

    Kelly Ripa and Michael Strahan busted out a copy of the new issue of Rolling Stone with Daft Punk on the cover during yesterday's Live with Kelly and Michael, proving that no one can escape the...

    May 24, 2013 4:10 PM ET
  • Kendrick Lamar Blasts 'Molly Rap'

    Kendrick Lamar Blasts 'Molly Rap' | ARTICLE

    After putting the drug molly on blast at the end of his video for "Bitch, Don't Kill My Vibe," Kendrick Lamar again called out the hip-hop world's recent fascination with the crystallized form of MDMA, a component...

    May 23, 2013 4:15 PM ET
  • Richard Linklater Hopes to Film 'Dazed and Confused' Sequel This Fall

    Richard Linklater Hopes to Film 'Dazed and Confused' Sequel This Fall | ARTICLE

    Richard Linklater hopes to start shooting the "spiritual sequel" to his film Dazed and Confused this fall, the director confirmed during an Ask Me Anything session on Reddit yesterday. Describing the...

    May 23, 2013 3:00 PM ET
  • Metallica Erupt in 'Through The Never'

    Metallica Erupt in 'Through The Never' | VIDEO

    A grisly car crash followed by an all-out riot may not be what you expected to see in a Metallica 3D concert film, but that's exactly how the new trailer for Metallica Through the Never opens.

    May 23, 2013 12:35 PM ET
  • Carole King Honored With Gershwin Prize at White House Ceremony

    Carole King Honored With Gershwin Prize at White House Ceremony | ARTICLE

    Carole King was was presented with the Gershwin Prize for Popular Song at the White House last night by President Obama, who called the singer-songwriter a "living legend," The Associated Press reports. "It is yet...

    May 23, 2013 10:30 AM ET
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