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  • Chili Peppers Guitarist Josh Klinghoffer on 'I'm With You' Outtakes Set

    Chili Peppers Guitarist Josh Klinghoffer on 'I'm With You' Outtakes Set | ARTICLE

    Almost exactly a year after releasing I'm With You, their first album with guitarist Josh Klinghoffer, the Red Hot Chili Peppers will stagger the release of 17 unheard outtakes from those sessions over the next...

    July 12, 2012 2:55 PM ET
  • Tom Morello, Chad Smith Help Indie Band on Pro-Immigration Video

    Tom Morello, Chad Smith Help Indie Band on Pro-Immigration Video | ARTICLE

    Revolutions require ambition and tenacity, and Rage Against the Machine fan Miles Solay tested both in 1996, when the 15-year-old talked his way past Saturday Night Live security to meet the band in their dressing room....

    July 9, 2012 12:45 PM ET
  • Krist Novoselic Talks Nirvana, Election Reform in CBGB Festival Keynote

    Krist Novoselic Talks Nirvana, Election Reform in CBGB Festival Keynote | ARTICLE

    Nirvana never played CBGB because their agent demanded an additional $300 to perform, CBGB Festival organizer Louise Parnassa-Staley revealed to Krist Novoselic during the musician and political activist's keynote speech at the CBGB Festival in New York...

    July 5, 2012 5:15 PM ET
  • CBGB Festival Brings Veteran Bands Back to the Stage

    CBGB Festival Brings Veteran Bands Back to the Stage | ARTICLE

    First impressions make their mark forever, and guitarist Cheetah Chrome remembers feeling right at home the moment he entered CBGB & OMFUG in July of 1976, arriving from Ohio with his band, the Dead Boys, for their...

    July 5, 2012 12:45 PM ET
  • Rockers Rally Against Low Wages and New Walmart Store in Los Angeles

    Rockers Rally Against Low Wages and New Walmart Store in Los Angeles | ARTICLE

    "I’m thinkin' 'bout burnin' the Walmart down," Steve Earle sings in a video uploaded to his website this week. During the clip, the songwriter urges fans to attend Saturday’s March Against Low Wage Jobs in Los...

    June 30, 2012 9:40 AM ET
  • Dave Matthews Band's Boyd Tinsley Debuts Indie Movie in New York

    Dave Matthews Band's Boyd Tinsley Debuts Indie Movie in New York | ARTICLE

    Filmmakers rarely score a movie before they have a script, but the idea made perfect sense to Dave Matthews Band's Boyd Tinsley, who spent part of the band's year-long hiatus producing Faces in the Mirror, an...

    June 12, 2012 2:45 PM ET
  • Donald Fagen, Boz Scaggs, Kristen Wiig Salute Bob Dylan at Dylan Fest

    Donald Fagen, Boz Scaggs, Kristen Wiig Salute Bob Dylan at Dylan Fest | ARTICLE

    To know Bob Dylan is to experience him live. But for those making do with Dylan's sprawling bootlegs as he criss-crosses the globe this year, Thursday's Dylan Fest offered the goods from a revolving lineup of...

    May 25, 2012 2:55 PM ET
  • New York Musicians to Fight Fracking at Albany Rally

    New York Musicians to Fight Fracking at Albany Rally | ARTICLE

    Just days ago, General Electric's bulldozers entered a third year of around-the-clock dredging along New York's Hudson River, where the energy giant is still working to undo the contamination it created during the Seventies. During that time,...

    May 14, 2012 5:15 PM ET
  • Howard Stern on His 'Leap of Faith' to 'America's Got Talent'

    Howard Stern on His 'Leap of Faith' to 'America's Got Talent' | ARTICLE

    Though his judging experience is limited to decades of radio commentary on breast size and shape, Howard Stern is promising substance over shtick when he joins fellow judges Sharon Osbourne and Howie Mandel for Monday night's...

    May 11, 2012 12:20 PM ET
  • #RIP: The New Media of Celebrity Deaths

    #RIP: The New Media of Celebrity Deaths | ARTICLE

    "I was awake," Sohaib Athar told Rolling Stone about that night one year ago, when he unknowingly broke one of the biggest news stories of the decade via Twitter:  Osama bin Laden was dead. In what proved to...

    May 1, 2012 12:40 PM ET
  • Amy Winehouse Foundation Launches U.S. Outreach

    Amy Winehouse Foundation Launches U.S. Outreach | ARTICLE

    Before she died last year at age 27, Amy Winehouse told her family that she wanted to one day open a music school in St. Lucia, preserve jazz culture in New Orleans, and help heal children...

    April 12, 2012 2:40 PM ET
  • Sting, Elton John and James Taylor Rock Rainforest Fund Concert

    Sting, Elton John and James Taylor Rock Rainforest Fund Concert | ARTICLE

    When she and Sting first visited South America's Amazon rainforest in 1988, Trudie Styler remembers flying into thick smoke from a fire raging below. "It was like seeing paradise and hell at the same time," she told...

    April 4, 2012 12:40 PM ET
  • Neil Young Trademarks New Audio Format

    Neil Young Trademarks New Audio Format | ARTICLE

    They might sound like great song titles, but "21st Century Record Player," "Earth Storage" and "Thanks for Listening" aren't new Neil Young tunes. They're trademarks that the rocker recently filed with the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office,...

    April 3, 2012 3:35 PM ET
  • Musicians Split Over Album Reissues

    Musicians Split Over Album Reissues | ARTICLE

    This year’s Nineties-era reissues — like Nirvana's Nevermind, Pearl Jam's Vitalogy and Alice in Chains' Jar of Flies – may seem like harmless exercises in Gen X nostalgia, but some artists are publicly denouncing what they see...

    August 3, 2011 1:30 PM ET
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