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  • Hear Lee 'Scratch' Perry's Divinely Inspired 'Jesus Is a Soul Man'

    Hear Lee 'Scratch' Perry's Divinely Inspired 'Jesus Is a Soul Man' | ARTICLE

    "When Jesus in the mix, everything is perfect," dub mainstay Lee "Scratch" Perry says at the beginning of his echoey new song "Jesus Is a Soul Man," a collaboration with hip-hop producer Clams Casino. Perry...

    May 14, 2014 6:15 PM ET
  • Neil Patrick Harris Declined Letterman's Job Because He'd 'Get Bored'

    Neil Patrick Harris Declined Letterman's Job Because He'd 'Get Bored' | ARTICLE

    Neil Patrick Harris has revealed that CBS offered him The Late Show following David Letterman's departure. The actor, who is currently naked on the cover of Rolling Stone, met with CBS chairman...

    May 14, 2014 5:35 PM ET
  • 'James Franco: A Documentary' Nears Completion

    'James Franco: A Documentary' Nears Completion | ARTICLE

    In addition to being seemingly everywhere all of the time, actor James Franco will now be the subject of a documentary. First-time director Lisa Vangellow began shooting Franco: A Documentary last June, capturing the actor's controversies...

    May 14, 2014 3:30 PM ET
  • Tyra Banks to Produce Transgender Documentary Series 'TransAmerica'

    Tyra Banks to Produce Transgender Documentary Series 'TransAmerica' | ARTICLE

    Tyra Banks has signed on to co-produce TransAmerica, an upcoming, eight-episode VH1 documentary series about the transgender community. It will follow the lives of five Chicago women, all transgender – the most notable of whom is...

    May 14, 2014 1:30 PM ET
  • 'Searching for Sugar Man' Director Malik Bendjelloul Dead at 36

    'Searching for Sugar Man' Director Malik Bendjelloul Dead at 36 | ARTICLE

    Swedish filmmaker Malik Bendjelloul – the director of the Oscar-winning documentary Searching for Sugar Man – has died, the Associated Press reports. He was 36. Rodriguez: 10 Things You Don't Know...

    May 14, 2014 12:45 PM ET
  • See the "Love Never Felt So Good" Clip

    See the "Love Never Felt So Good" Clip | VIDEO

    Justin Timberlake emulates Michael Jackson's swagger in the video for their Xscape duet "Love Never Felt So Good," which also features a number of young dancers recreating scenes from some...

    May 14, 2014 11:05 AM ET
  • Watch Damon Albarn Sing to an Elephant

    Watch Damon Albarn Sing to an Elephant | VIDEO

    Damon Albarn gathered together London's Pentecostal City Mission Church Choir to pay tribute to an orphaned baby elephant he met on his travels in Africa in the Giorgio Testi-directed video for "Mr Tembo" off his solo debut,

    May 13, 2014 5:00 PM ET
  • Watch Oasis Explain Their Origins

    Watch Oasis Explain Their Origins | VIDEO

    Early in a new documentary about the impact of Oasis' debut album Definitely Maybe, one of the talking heads, Stone Roses bassist Mani, says, "It's probably the second-best debut album of all time...

    May 13, 2014 12:25 PM ET
  • H.R. Giger, Surrealist Artist and 'Alien' Designer, Dead at 74

    H.R. Giger, Surrealist Artist and 'Alien' Designer, Dead at 74 | ARTICLE

    Surrealist painter Hans Ruedi Giger, whose designs inspired the creature in Alien and whose otherworldly and often grotesque art graced album covers for Emerson, Lake and Palmer, Debbie Harry and Danzig, died Monday, following hospitalization for falling...

    May 13, 2014 9:25 AM ET
  • Hear Angus and Malcolm Young of AC/DC's Sax-Infused Early Single

    Hear Angus and Malcolm Young of AC/DC's Sax-Infused Early Single | ARTICLE

    Before forming AC/DC, guitarists Angus and Malcolm Young played in the Marcus Hook Roll Band, a rock group that also featured their brothers George, on vocals, and Alex, on saxophone. In 1973 – the...

    May 13, 2014 8:35 AM ET
  • To Be Kind

    To Be Kind | ALBUM REVIEW

    Experimental rockers Swans have only ever had one goal: to overwhelm. Like their last sonic saga, 2012's The Seer, their latest offers two straight hours of spook-house drones, battering-ram guitar blasts and Michael Gira's howled imperatives...

    May 13, 2014 12:00 AM ET
  • 'Game of Thrones' Episode Revealed to Contain Monty Python References

    'Game of Thrones' Episode Revealed to Contain Monty Python References | ARTICLE

    The third episode of the current season of  Game of Thrones, which is featured on the cover of Rolling Stone, contains an Easter egg of Arthurian proportions: Monty Python references. The show's linguist,...

    May 12, 2014 6:00 PM ET
  • Stream Coldplay's Moody, Heartfelt 'Ghost Stories' Album

    Stream Coldplay's Moody, Heartfelt 'Ghost Stories' Album | ARTICLE

    Coldplay's sixth album, Ghost Stories, is now streaming on iTunes, one week before its release date, with a full-length animation of Mila Fürstová's album art. Over the past few months, the group...

    May 12, 2014 5:00 PM ET
  • Soundgarden to Perform 'Superunknown' in Full in New York

    Soundgarden to Perform 'Superunknown' in Full in New York | ARTICLE

    Soundgarden will play their best-selling album, Superunknown, in its entirety at a special show at New York City's Webster Hall on June 2nd, a day before they release a remastered, 20th anniversary...

    May 12, 2014 3:30 PM ET
  • 'American Idol' Ratings Plummet: Have Singing Shows Run Their Course?

    'American Idol' Ratings Plummet: Have Singing Shows Run Their Course? | ARTICLE

    The era of the TV-bred singing star may have come and gone. The glut of American Idol–type shows that have filled television schedules over the past decade, and even dramatic...

    May 12, 2014 3:15 PM ET
  • 300 Bruce Springsteen Artifacts Coming to New Online Museum

    300 Bruce Springsteen Artifacts Coming to New Online Museum | ARTICLE

    An online Bruce Springsteen museum, BlindedByTheLight.com, will feature 300 artifacts when it launches in June, a date that coincides with the 30th anniversary of Born in the U.S.A. Among the collected objects are handwritten lyrics,...

    May 12, 2014 12:45 PM ET
  • Jay Z Allegedly Attacked by Solange After Met Gala

    Jay Z Allegedly Attacked by Solange After Met Gala | ARTICLE

    UPDATE (5/14): The Standard Hotel has fired the employee responsible for leaking the video showing Solange attacking Jay Z. The hotel told the Associated Press that the employee "breach[ed] the security policies of the...

    May 12, 2014 12:10 PM ET
  • Dr. Dre's $3 Million Lawsuit Against Death Row Has Been Dismissed

    Dr. Dre's $3 Million Lawsuit Against Death Row Has Been Dismissed | ARTICLE

    Dr. Dre filed a lawsuit against his former label, Death Row Records, for $3.05 million in unpaid royalties earlier this year, and now a judge has dismissed his claim. The rap producer and self-proclaimed...

    May 12, 2014 11:05 AM ET
  • China Embraces Kenny G's 'Going Home' as Its Anthem to Go Home

    China Embraces Kenny G's 'Going Home' as Its Anthem to Go Home | ARTICLE

    It's official: There is no better way to make people clear a room than playing Kenny G, at least in China. Since its release, soprano saxophonist Kenny G's 1989 hit "Going Home" has become a staple in...

    May 12, 2014 9:05 AM ET
  • Morrissey's 'Vauxhall and I' Reissue to Include Live Set From 1995

    Morrissey's 'Vauxhall and I' Reissue to Include Live Set From 1995 | ARTICLE

    To mark the 20th anniversary of Morrissey's Vauxhall and I, Parlophone Records is releasing a "definitive master" of the album, which contained the single "The More You Ignore Me, the Closer I get." The...

    May 9, 2014 5:55 PM ET
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