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  • James Murphy Wants to Make NYC Subway Turnstiles More Musical

    James Murphy Wants to Make NYC Subway Turnstiles More Musical | ARTICLE

    For the past 15 years, former LCD Soundsystem frontman James Murphy has been working on a way to make New York City subway turnstiles beep more melodically. "Each turnstile emits its own beep, all of...

    February 24, 2014 11:55 AM ET
  • Stream Schoolboy Q's 4-Star Record 'Oxymoron'

    Stream Schoolboy Q's 4-Star Record 'Oxymoron' | ARTICLE

    Rapper Schoolboy Q's star-studded major-label debut, Oxymoron, is now streaming on iTunes Radio. The album, which Rolling Stone gave four stars, contains 15 tracks and about half as many guest appearances by the likes...

    February 24, 2014 10:10 AM ET
  • Ted Nugent Apologizes for Calling Obama a 'Subhuman Mongrel'

    Ted Nugent Apologizes for Calling Obama a 'Subhuman Mongrel' | ARTICLE

    Ted Nugent has apologized for referring to President Barack Obama as a "subhuman mongrel" last month. He did not, however, offer contrition to Obama. "I do apologize – not necessarily to the President – but...

    February 21, 2014 5:00 PM ET
  • Jimi Hendrix, John Lennon, Jim Morrison to Appear on Postage Stamps

    Jimi Hendrix, John Lennon, Jim Morrison to Appear on Postage Stamps | ARTICLE

    Philatelists rejoice: The U.S. Postal Service will unravel several lines of celebrity-adorned stamps over the next two years, with subjects ranging from Apple founder Steve Jobs to gay rights activist Harvey Milk. It will also be...

    February 21, 2014 3:25 PM ET
  • Man Convicted of Homicide in Death of Usher's Stepson

    Man Convicted of Homicide in Death of Usher's Stepson | ARTICLE

    A Georgia jury has found a man guilty of homicide by vessel in the Jet Ski collision that seriously injured a 15-year-old girl and led to the death of Usher's 11-year-old stepson in 2012. The 40-year-old...

    February 21, 2014 12:10 PM ET
  • Pharrell's Grammy Hat Could Be Yours for the Price of a Compact Car

    Pharrell's Grammy Hat Could Be Yours for the Price of a Compact Car | ARTICLE

    Now that Pharrell Williams has made whatever fashion statement he was trying to make by wearing a 100-gallon hat to the Grammys and the NBA All-Star Game (maybe it was, "Look I can hold my...

    February 21, 2014 9:25 AM ET
  • 50 Cent Leaves Interscope Records to Release New Album on Indie Label

    50 Cent Leaves Interscope Records to Release New Album on Indie Label | ARTICLE

    50 Cent has severed ties to Interscope Records, as well as its Eminem- and Dr. Dre-helmed imprints, in favor of an independent distributor. All future Fiddy releases, as well as those by artists...

    February 20, 2014 4:50 PM ET
  • Willie Nelson's Ranch to Host Daylong Festival During SXSW

    Willie Nelson's Ranch to Host Daylong Festival During SXSW | ARTICLE

    Willie Nelson's private "Luck, Texas" ranch, which served as the setting of the country icon's Red Headed Stranger movie in 1986, will be welcoming some new strangers during South by Southwest this year. The...

    February 20, 2014 2:35 PM ET
  • Police Whip Pussy Riot in New Video

    Police Whip Pussy Riot in New Video | VIDEO

    Pussy Riot clash with Russian police in the video for their new song, "Putin Will Teach You How to Love." In one scene, a cop restrains one of the women and tries to remove her balaclava....

    February 20, 2014 1:25 PM ET
  • Chris Brown Sued for $3 Million Over Alleged D.C. Altercation

    Chris Brown Sued for $3 Million Over Alleged D.C. Altercation | ARTICLE

    Parker Isaac Adams, the man who claimed that Chris Brown and his bodyguard assaulted him last October, filed a civil lawsuit Tuesday against his alleged attackers. He told The Associated Press that he is...

    February 20, 2014 12:05 PM ET
  • Anthrax's Scott Ian Talks Spoken-Word Shows, Beards, Kelly Bundy

    Anthrax's Scott Ian Talks Spoken-Word Shows, Beards, Kelly Bundy | ARTICLE

    Anthrax guitarist Scott Ian was perfectly content shouting the occasional backup vocal until a U.K. promoter invited him to take part in a spoken-word series called "Rock Stars Say the Funniest Things" in 2012. With over...

    February 20, 2014 11:00 AM ET
  • Bonnaroo 2014: Elton John, Kanye West, Jack White Set to Headline

    Bonnaroo 2014: Elton John, Kanye West, Jack White Set to Headline | ARTICLE

    Elton John, Kanye West and Jack White lead a list of more than 100 acts and "superjams" that will be playing the Bonnaroo Music and Arts Festival this year. The four-day fest –...

    February 19, 2014 9:45 PM ET
  • Nas Documentary 'Time Is Illmatic' to Open Tribeca Film Fest

    Nas Documentary 'Time Is Illmatic' to Open Tribeca Film Fest | ARTICLE

    The upcoming feature-length documentary Time Is Illmatic, which charts the trajectory of Nas's celebrated 1994 debut album Illmatic, will get its premiere April 16th on the opening night of the Tribeca Film Festival this...

    February 19, 2014 2:55 PM ET
  • Fred Armisen on 'Seth Meyers' Gig: 'What Would Wayne Coyne Do?'

    Fred Armisen on 'Seth Meyers' Gig: 'What Would Wayne Coyne Do?' | ARTICLE

    As Fred Armisen preps his newly formed 8G Band for its debut on Late Night With Seth Meyers on February 24th, he's looking within himself for guidance and asking, "What would Wayne Coyne do?"...

    February 19, 2014 1:30 PM ET
  • Meet the 'Guardians of the Galaxy'

    Meet the 'Guardians of the Galaxy' | VIDEO

    Marvel's first trailer for its satirical superhero movie Guardians of the Galaxy serves as a rogues' gallery to show off what goofballs the titular saviors are. From the protagonist, played by Parks and Recreation's Chris Pratt,...

    February 19, 2014 11:55 AM ET
  • Riff Raff Says New Album 'Neon Icon' Is About 'Feelings and Vibes'

    Riff Raff Says New Album 'Neon Icon' Is About 'Feelings and Vibes' | ARTICLE

    "I'm not, like, 'comedy rapping,'" outlandish hip-hop artist Riff Raff tells Rolling Stone about his forthcoming record, Neon Icon. "I tried to keep on point as much as possible." The Weird World of Riff...

    February 19, 2014 10:00 AM ET
  • Guns N' Roses Promise 'Destruction' in New Las Vegas Residency

    Guns N' Roses Promise 'Destruction' in New Las Vegas Residency | ARTICLE

    Guns N' Roses have had a hot-and-cold relationship with Las Vegas in recent years. For every triumphant performance of "Paradise City" and special guests, such as former member Izzy Stradlin, during their 12-date residency...

    February 18, 2014 4:35 PM ET
  • Outkast and Drake to Co-Headline 2014 OVO Fest

    Outkast and Drake to Co-Headline 2014 OVO Fest | ARTICLE

    Drake started from the bottom and now the 27-year-old rapper has recruited Outkast to co-headline the fifth installment of his annual OVO Fest this summer. The two-day concert will take place at Toronto's Molson Canadian...

    February 18, 2014 2:15 PM ET
  • Style Guru John Varvatos Launches Music Label to 'Nurture' New Artists

    Style Guru John Varvatos Launches Music Label to 'Nurture' New Artists | ARTICLE

    "I think the record industry has gotten to be more about labels wondering what the new single is rather than labels nurturing artists," fashion designer John Varvatos tells Rolling Stone. "It's gotten away from making a full...

    February 18, 2014 1:15 PM ET
  • 2 Pussy Riot Members Arrested and Released Near Sochi

    2 Pussy Riot Members Arrested and Released Near Sochi | ARTICLE

    Two members of Pussy Riot recently released from prison were arrested briefly in a town just north of the Olympics on Tuesday, but released the same day. Nadezhda Tolokonnikova and Maria Alyokhina were among a group that...

    February 18, 2014 10:55 AM ET
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