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  • New Festival Coming to Woodstock's Original Site

    New Festival Coming to Woodstock's Original Site | ARTICLE

    Bethel Woods, the site of the original 1969 Woodstock festival, will host a fresh throng of music lovers next Memorial Day when Mysteryland, the longest-running electronic music festival, takes over the upstate New York area in 2014. Mysteryland,...

    August 22, 2013 1:35 PM ET
  • Motley Crue Plot Farewell Tour: 'We're Going Out on Top'

    Motley Crue Plot Farewell Tour: 'We're Going Out on Top' | ARTICLE

    Mötley Crüe will shout at the devil one more time — but only once more. Frontman Vince Neil has told Billboard the band is planning a farewell tour that'll kick off in the spring of...

    August 22, 2013 12:45 PM ET
  • R. Kelly Compares Phoenix to the Beatles

    R. Kelly Compares Phoenix to the Beatles | ARTICLE

    Phoenix were on the receiving end of some incredibly kind words when R. Kelly, their Coachella performing partner, compared them to rock & roll royalty. "They’ve got that Beatles thing going on," Kelly said in...

    August 22, 2013 12:05 PM ET
  • Pearl Jam’s First Studio Session Surfaces

    Pearl Jam’s First Studio Session Surfaces | VIDEO

    A year before they released Ten and kicked off an enviable career, Pearl Jam hit the studio as Mookie Blaylock and recorded a handful of cuts that would later appear on their first LP and dominate radio airwaves....

    August 22, 2013 11:05 AM ET
  • Nirvana, 'Heart-Shaped Box' Director's Cut

    Nirvana, 'Heart-Shaped Box' Director's Cut | VIDEO

    Ever wanted to see more of the woman in the muscle suit or the girl in the white robe in the video for Nirvana's "Heart-Shaped Box"? Both get a bit more screen time in the director's...

    August 21, 2013 9:00 AM ET
  • Woody Guthrie's Drawling 'Pastures of Plenty': Song Premiere

    Woody Guthrie's Drawling 'Pastures of Plenty': Song Premiere | ARTICLE

    On October 22nd, Rounder Records will release a six-CD set titled American Radical Patriot, celebrating the life and work of Woody Guthrie. The release will make Guthrie's complete Library of Congress recordings available in their entirety...

    August 21, 2013 8:30 AM ET
  • Tears for Fears Cover Arcade Fire's 'Ready to Start'

    Tears for Fears Cover Arcade Fire's 'Ready to Start' | ARTICLE

    Arcade Fire's propulsive Suburbs track "Ready to Start" doesn't necessarily seem to be begging for a synth-pop reinvention. But Tears for Fears thought differently, covering the track in a show of what the group called "some reciprocal...

    August 20, 2013 3:30 PM ET
  • Insane Clown Posse 'Qualified' for New TV Show

    Insane Clown Posse 'Qualified' for New TV Show | ARTICLE

    If Insane Clown Posse aren't qualified to do their new show on Fuse, no one is, the rappers told The Associated Press. The show, Insane Clown Posse Theater, features MCs Violent...

    August 20, 2013 12:05 PM ET
  • Kid President Interviews Beyonce

    Kid President Interviews Beyonce | VIDEO

    Kid President, a.k.a. 10-year-old motivational speaker and comic Robby Novak, is back and he's scored an exclusive one-on-one interview with Beyoncé in honor of World Humanitarian Day. With his game face on, Novak is ready-ish with the...

    August 20, 2013 10:20 AM ET
  • Rise Against and Friends Cover Bruce Springsteen – Song Premiere

    Rise Against and Friends Cover Bruce Springsteen – Song Premiere | ARTICLE

    When Rise Against covered Bruce Springsteen's "The Ghost of Tom Joad" in September 2012 at the Honda Center in Anaheim, California, the Chicago punk stalwarts brought on a handful of guests to help...

    August 5, 2013 8:00 AM ET
  • Willie Nelson, Dolly Parton Shoot for 'The Moon' – Song Premiere

    Willie Nelson, Dolly Parton Shoot for 'The Moon' – Song Premiere | ARTICLE

    For his next record, To All the Girls, Willie Nelson teamed up with an array of top female singers – from Loretta Lynn and Mavis Staples to Miranda Lambert and Norah Jones – for 18...

    August 2, 2013 10:45 AM ET
  • 'Glee' Prepares for Life After Cory Monteith

    'Glee' Prepares for Life After Cory Monteith | ARTICLE

    Cory Monteith's character, Finn, will be written out of the third episode of Glee's upcoming season following the actor's sudden death from a drug and alcohol overdose. "That episode will deal directly with the incidents involved...

    August 1, 2013 4:50 PM ET
  • Watch the Gaudy 'American Hustle' Trailer

    Watch the Gaudy 'American Hustle' Trailer | VIDEO

    After breaking moviegoers' hearts in last year's Silver Linings Playbook, Bradley Cooper and Jennifer Lawrence have reunited with director David O. Russell for his next film, American Hustle. The movie – about a pair of con...

    August 1, 2013 3:20 PM ET
  • Scott Weiland: Chester Bennington Didn't Join STP Out of Spite

    Scott Weiland: Chester Bennington Didn't Join STP Out of Spite | ARTICLE

    Although former Stone Temple Pilots frontman Scott Weiland isn't on fond terms with his ex-bandmates, the singer says there's no bad blood between him and his replacement, Chester Bennington of Linkin Park. "I...

    August 1, 2013 12:35 PM ET
  • New Drake Song 'All Me' Credits Himself for Success

    New Drake Song 'All Me' Credits Himself for Success | ARTICLE

    Not only has Drake made it clear that he started from the bottom, his new song "All Me" reinforces the idea that his meteoric rise was, in fact, all him. With help from 2 Chainz and Big...

    August 1, 2013 9:45 AM ET
  • Song Premiere: David Bromberg, 'Nobody's Fault But Mine'

    Song Premiere: David Bromberg, 'Nobody's Fault But Mine' | ARTICLE

    David Bromberg's storied career has included collaborations with some of the biggest names in music – Bob Dylan, George Harrison and Jerry Garcia, just to name a few. On September 24th he'll add another...

    July 31, 2013 9:00 AM ET
  • Bruno Mars' 'Treasure' Gets House Remix From Sharam – Song Premiere

    Bruno Mars' 'Treasure' Gets House Remix From Sharam – Song Premiere | ARTICLE

    Sharam, one half of the production duo Deep Dish, has turned Bruno Mars' funky disco cut "Treasure" into a pumping house track for an upcoming EP of remixes set for release August 12th on Atlantic. Sharam

    July 31, 2013 8:00 AM ET
  • Drake Added to iHeartRadio Festival

    Drake Added to iHeartRadio Festival | ARTICLE

    Drake has been added to the already stacked lineup for this year's iHeartRadio Festival in Las Vegas, joining headliners Justin Timberlake, Katy Perry and Elton John. Drake will perform on September 21st (the festival kicks...

    July 31, 2013 6:00 AM ET
  • 'Breaking Bad' Releases Ominous Teaser

    'Breaking Bad' Releases Ominous Teaser | VIDEO

    The only thing scarier than seeing the monster is not seeing the monster, and Walter White never appears in the teaser for the last eight episodes of Breaking Bad. Instead, the clip shows...

    July 30, 2013 2:00 PM ET
  • DMX Files For Bankruptcy

    DMX Files For Bankruptcy | ARTICLE

    DMX filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy yesterday in Manhattan, claiming he has just $50,000 in assets and between $1 and $10 million in debt, The Wall Street Journal reports. According to court papers, DMX owes...

    July 30, 2013 12:55 PM ET
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