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  • Umphrey's McGee Finalizing 'Emotional' New Studio Album

    Umphrey's McGee Finalizing 'Emotional' New Studio Album | ARTICLE

    Chicago-based rock band Umphrey’s McGee are aiming to release their eighth studio album later this year and they tell Rolling Stone that they're trying to break away from their improv-heavy live shows to create a concise, cohesive...

    January 28, 2014 3:05 PM ET
  • New Year's Eve 2013's Best Concerts

    New Year's Eve 2013's Best Concerts | ARTICLE

    If you don't plan your New Year's Eve in advance, there's a good chance that come midnight, you'll be sitting alone listening to our Best Songs of 2013 playlist on repeat. But we're here to help....

    December 18, 2013 2:25 PM ET
  • Jerry Garcia Band Get Funky, Proclaim 'They Love Each Other'

    Jerry Garcia Band Get Funky, Proclaim 'They Love Each Other' | ARTICLE

    Jerry Garcia slipped into a five-day diabetic coma in July of 1986; remarkably, he returned to the stage by year's end. Three years later, with his fruitful side project the Jerry Garcia Band in peak form, the

    December 18, 2013 8:30 AM ET
  • Black Lips Go 'Underneath the Rainbow' on New Album

    Black Lips Go 'Underneath the Rainbow' on New Album | ARTICLE

    Atlanta rock band Black Lips are returning with their seventh studio album Underneath the Rainbow on March 18th. The 12-song set was recorded over this year in New York with the Budos Band's Tommy Brenneck and in Nashville, with...

    December 12, 2013 9:00 AM ET
  • Animated Tupac Talks Life and Death

    Animated Tupac Talks Life and Death | VIDEO

    In 1994, Entertainment Weekly writer Benjamin Svetkey asked Tupac Shakur where he saw himself in 10 years. "Best case: in a cemetery. Not in a cemetery. Sprinkled in ashes, smoked up by my homies. Worst case," he...

    December 3, 2013 11:45 AM ET
  • Les Claypool Covers Primus, Bee Gees on Duo de Twang Debut

    Les Claypool Covers Primus, Bee Gees on Duo de Twang Debut | ARTICLE

    Last year, Les Claypool went through a huge Django Reinhardt phase and "a lot of really, really old hillbilly stuff from the Thirties and Forties," all of which served as the impetus for his latest project, Duo de...

    November 19, 2013 11:35 AM ET
  • Jerry Garcia's Travis Bean TB500 Guitar Set for Auction

    Jerry Garcia's Travis Bean TB500 Guitar Set for Auction | ARTICLE

    Jerry Garcia's Travis Bean TB500, one of the more significant guitars in rock history, will be auctioned off on December 6th in Beverly Hills, California. The instrument was played during the recording sessions for...

    November 14, 2013 4:55 PM ET
  • Lost Grateful Dead Show: 'Collectors Are Going to Flip Out'

    Lost Grateful Dead Show: 'Collectors Are Going to Flip Out' | ARTICLE

    David Lemieux can only remember four times in his near 15-year tenure as the Grateful Dead archivist that "lost" tapes have shown up. The first time was in 2005, when singer Donna Godchaux, who left the...

    November 14, 2013 12:20 PM ET
  • Jerry Garcia Gets Animated Over Acid Tests

    Jerry Garcia Gets Animated Over Acid Tests | VIDEO

    “We just set up the equipment, everyone got high, and stuff would happen,” Jerry Garcia says of the six months the Grateful Dead spent playing music at Ken Kesey’s infamous LSD parties in the mid-1960s,...

    November 5, 2013 2:20 PM ET
  • 'Charmed' Netflix Success Prompts CBS Reboot

    'Charmed' Netflix Success Prompts CBS Reboot | ARTICLE

    Netflix has proven powerful once more: its second-most-binged show, Charmed, has been given a second life on a new network. The witch drama originally ran on the WB from 1998-2006 but it will fly over to CBS for...

    October 25, 2013 5:40 PM ET
  • Lost Grateful Dead Show Resurfaces on Vinyl

    Lost Grateful Dead Show Resurfaces on Vinyl | ARTICLE

    Grateful Dead fans who think they've heard it all are in for a treat. On November 29th, Rhino will issue 7,500 vinyl copies of a "lost show" recently discovered. The acoustic show took place at the Family Dog at...

    October 17, 2013 3:45 PM ET
  • 'Orange Is the New Black' Cast Drop Intel at PaleyFest

    'Orange Is the New Black' Cast Drop Intel at PaleyFest | ARTICLE

    Back when The Paley Center for Media in midtown Manhattan was the Museum of Television & Radio, a blond Fordham undergraduate named Taylor Schilling worked the front desk. She returned last night, less than a decade...

    October 3, 2013 11:45 AM ET
  • Hunters Flash Gonzo Charm on 'Narcissist' - Song Premiere

    Hunters Flash Gonzo Charm on 'Narcissist' - Song Premiere | ARTICLE

    The punk group Hunters get wild with stream-of-consciousness glee on "Narcissist," an early taste from their self-titled debut album on Mom + Pop. Packed with battling vocals, heavy guitars and raucous speed, the track offers a taste...

    September 16, 2013 3:25 PM ET
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