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  • Week in Rock History: Carly Simon and James Taylor Tie the Knot

    Week in Rock History: Carly Simon and James Taylor Tie the Knot | ARTICLE

    This week in rock history, Carly Simon and James Taylor got hitched, George Harrison began his disastrous solo tour of the States, Brian Wilson and the Beach Boys parted ways, Prince launched the Purple Rain tour and...

    October 31, 2011 5:25 PM ET
  • Week in Rock History: John Lennon Sues the FBI

    Week in Rock History: John Lennon Sues the FBI | ARTICLE

    This week in rock history, the T.A.M.I. show taped in California, David Bowie spent a week at Radio City Music Hall, John Lennon sued the United States government, Stone Roses singer Ian Brown was sent to jail...

    October 24, 2011 4:05 PM ET
  • Life Sux

    Life Sux | ALBUM REVIEW

    Low-fi brat Nathan Williams' new EP hinges on the chipper single "I Wanna Meet Dave Grohl," a typically concise blast of thick surf-pop guitars, laconically distorted vocals and singsong refrain. The idolatry makes sense: The San Diego...

    October 18, 2011 12:00 AM ET
  • Week in Rock History: Members of Lynyrd Skynyrd Die in Plane Crash

    Week in Rock History: Members of Lynyrd Skynyrd Die in Plane Crash | ARTICLE

    This week in rock history, Joan Baez was arrested for anti-war demonstrating, three members of Lynyrd Skynyrd were killed in a plane crash, AC/DC toured England with Brian Johnson, Paul McCartney unveiled the Concert for New York...

    October 17, 2011 4:15 PM ET
  • Wavves, 'Life Sux'

    Wavves, 'Life Sux' | BLOG ENTRY

    Low-fi brat Nathan Williams' new EP hinges on the chipper single "I Wanna Meet Dave Grohl," a typically concise blast of thick surf-pop guitars, laconically distorted vocals and singsong refrain. The idolatry makes sense:...

    October 11, 2011 4:47 PM ET
  • Week in Rock History: Little Richard Finds God and Nancy Spungen Dies

    Week in Rock History: Little Richard Finds God and Nancy Spungen Dies | ARTICLE

    This week in rock history, Little Richard renounced rock & roll, the Faces performed in concert for the last time, Sid Vicious’s girlfriend Nancy Spungen died, Madonna gave birth to her first child and Eric Clapton opened...

    October 10, 2011 2:30 PM ET
  • Harry Belafonte: 'We Want the Oppression to Stop'

    Harry Belafonte: 'We Want the Oppression to Stop' | ARTICLE

    Harry Belafonte was a disarmingly handsome sex symbol of the 1950s and 1960s, a rare black leading man who challenged the pervasive racial segregation of American pop culture. He rose to prominence acting with Sidney Poitier and...

    October 4, 2011 12:05 PM ET
  • Staind

    Staind | ALBUM REVIEW

    The seventh album from this troupe of Massachusetts alt-metalers relies on a familiar formula, alternating between petulant ballads and noisily crunching cacophony. The constant is Aaron Lewis’s blindly swatting rage at whatever it is that pits the...

    September 28, 2011 2:55 PM ET
  • Week in Rock History: Led Zeppelin and the World Mourn John Bonham

    Week in Rock History: Led Zeppelin and the World Mourn John Bonham | ARTICLE

    This week in rock history, John Bonham and Cliff Burton passed away, George Harrison and David Crosby visited Springfield, Courtney Love was sentenced for her assault on Kathleen Hanna and Don Henley received an award from President...

    September 26, 2011 1:25 PM ET
  • Jon Stewart Talks Nirvana With Novoselic, Grohl and Vig

    Jon Stewart Talks Nirvana With Novoselic, Grohl and Vig | ARTICLE

    Twenty years to the day after Nirvana released Nevermind, their generation-defining assault of hardcore energy and pop melody, surviving bandmembers Krist Novoselic and Dave Grohl and producer Butch Vig reunited in New York for a gleeful, intimate...

    September 26, 2011 11:45 AM ET
  • Week in Rock History: Jimi Hendrix Dies

    Week in Rock History: Jimi Hendrix Dies | ARTICLE

    This week in rock history, Janis Joplin left Big Brother and the Holding Company, Jimi Hendrix passed away, Radiohead released "Creep" to underwhelming results, Kylie Minogue released "Can't Get You Out of My Head" to worldwide adoration...

    September 19, 2011 5:25 PM ET
  • Week in Rock History: Fleetwood Mac Breaks Up, Johnny Cash Dies

    Week in Rock History: Fleetwood Mac Breaks Up, Johnny Cash Dies | ARTICLE

    This week in rock history, the Doors enraged Ed Sullivan, Stevie Nicks and Christine McVie left Fleetwood Mac, a stalker mailed Björk a bomb, the Strokes made their stage debut and Johnny Cash passed away. September 17, 1967:...

    September 12, 2011 11:55 AM ET
  • Week in Rock History: Keith Moon Dies

    Week in Rock History: Keith Moon Dies | ARTICLE

    This week in rock history, John Lennon began filming his only non-Beatles movie, the Rolling Stones were banned by the BBC, friends-turned-rivals David Bowie and Marc Bolan dueted on TV, Keith Moon passed away, and Simon and...

    September 5, 2011 10:55 AM ET
  • Week in Rock History: U2 Releases Debut EP

    Week in Rock History: U2 Releases Debut EP | ARTICLE

    This week in rock history, Leonard Cohen stopped a riot, George Harrison was found guilty of plagiarism, U2 released their first record, Tina Turner reached Number One and Bruce Springsteen's affair led to his divorce. August 31, 1970:...

    August 29, 2011 11:50 AM ET
  • Week in Rock History: Aaliyah Killed in a Plane Crash

    Week in Rock History: Aaliyah Killed in a Plane Crash | ARTICLE

    This week in rock history, Beatles manager Brian Epstein and R&B singer Aaliyah passed away, Jefferson Airplane incited a riot, Jimmy Page and Robert Plant reunited for a famed MTV special and Brian May received a doctorate...

    August 22, 2011 11:25 AM ET
  • Week in Rock History: Elvis Dies at Graceland

    Week in Rock History: Elvis Dies at Graceland | ARTICLE

    This week in rock history, "Little" Stevie Wonder released his debut single, the Woodstock Festival invaded upstate New York, Diana Ross gave birth to her love child with Berry Gordy, Elvis Presley was discovered dead and Michael...

    August 15, 2011 11:05 AM ET
  • Week in Rock History: Jerry Garcia Dies

    Week in Rock History: Jerry Garcia Dies | ARTICLE

    This week in rock history, John Lennon apologized for "blasphemy," Janis Joplin performed live for the last time, Simon Le Bon of Duran Duran almost drowned, fans rioted after a disastrous Guns N'Roses/Metallica show and Jerry Garcia...

    August 8, 2011 2:55 PM ET
  • This Week in Rock History: Guns N' Roses Top the Charts

    This Week in Rock History: Guns N' Roses Top the Charts | ARTICLE

    This week in rock history, Billboard began their famous singles chart, Paul McCartney announced the formation of Wings, Debbie Harry went solo, Guns N' Roses hit Number One and David Crosby's drug woes earned him five years...

    August 1, 2011 5:45 PM ET
  • This Week in Rock History: Bob Dylan Goes Electric

    This Week in Rock History: Bob Dylan Goes Electric | ARTICLE

    This week in rock history, Bob Dylan went electric, the Jackson Five inked a deal with Motown, Elvis Costello was arrested for busking, Woodstock ’99 ended in disaster and the Who’s John Entwistle died. July 25, 1965: Bob...

    July 26, 2011 2:20 PM ET
  • Band to Watch: Psych-Rockers Megafaun Channel Seventies Influences on New Album

    Band to Watch: Psych-Rockers Megafaun Channel Seventies Influences on New Album | ARTICLE

    Click here to listen to Megafaun's "These Words" Who: These freewheeling North Carolina roots rockers – brothers Brad and Phil Cook (bass/guitar and banjo/keys, respectively)...

    July 20, 2011 9:55 AM ET
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