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  • If Not Now, When?

    If Not Now, When? | ALBUM REVIEW

    Brandon Boyd’s game has decayed a bit. On his band’s first album in five years, the Incubus heartthrob — who once tugged at TRL viewers’ heartstrings with the riffed-out sugar shot "Stellar" — is telling his...

    July 14, 2011 4:56 PM ET
  • On the Charts: Beyoncé Holds On to Number One

    On the Charts: Beyoncé Holds On to Number One | ARTICLE

    WINNER OF THE WEEK: R&B, but not spectacularly. Beyoncé held firm atop the Billboard 200 albums chart, moving 115,000 copies. However, that’s down an alarming 63 percent drop from last week, confirming our theory that B’s...

    July 13, 2011 2:45 PM ET
  • This Week in Rock History: Cream Breaks Up, Madonna Nude Pics Surface

    This Week in Rock History: Cream Breaks Up, Madonna Nude Pics Surface | ARTICLE

    This week in rock history, Eric Clapton announced the end of Cream, Smokey Robinson left the Miracles, Chuck Berry went to jail, Live Aid raised millions for Africa and nude photos of Madonna surfaced in the media. July...

    July 11, 2011 1:20 PM ET
  • This Week in Rock History: Jim Morrison Dies, the Beatles Hit the Big Screen

    This Week in Rock History: Jim Morrison Dies, the Beatles Hit the Big Screen | ARTICLE

    This week in rock history, the Beatles hit the silver screen, Ozzy Osbourne married Sharon, Prince conquered the charts with "When Doves Cry," and Jim Morrison and Barry White passed away. July 6, 1964: The Beatles' first film,...

    July 5, 2011 12:05 PM ET
  • Sondre Lerche

    Sondre Lerche | ALBUM REVIEW

    "To divert my mind/I try to make another love song rhyme," Sondre Lerche sings on his sixth album. That this couplet (in "Coliseum Town") technically fails to rhyme itself is just one of many wry touches on...

    June 29, 2011 11:15 AM ET
  • This Week in Rock History: Eminem's Mom Sues, Eno Quits

    This Week in Rock History: Eminem's Mom Sues, Eno Quits | ARTICLE

    This week in rock history, Brian Eno quit Roxy Music, Neil Diamond got raided, Marvel Comics launched a KISS comic, Pearl Jam met with tragedy at a festival and Eminem's mom sued him. July 2, 1973: Brian Eno...

    June 27, 2011 3:15 PM ET
  • When Jimmy Page Debuted With the Yardbirds and Steely Dan Broke Up

    When Jimmy Page Debuted With the Yardbirds and Steely Dan Broke Up | ARTICLE

    This week in rock history, Jimmy Page hit the stage with the Yardbirds, the Beatles told the world that "All You Need is Love," Steely Dan broke up, John Lennon's murderer pleaded guilty, and the Ronettes took...

    June 21, 2011 12:40 PM ET
  • When Bruce Springsteen Protested Nukes and Nirvana Released 'Bleach'

    When Bruce Springsteen Protested Nukes and Nirvana Released 'Bleach' | ARTICLE

    This week in rock history, the Boss protested nuclear weapons, Nirvana and Alanis Morissette released breakthrough albums, Mick Jagger was knighted, and Michael Jackson was cleared of child molestation charges. June 12, 1982: Bruce Springsteen, Jackson Browne and...

    June 13, 2011 12:55 PM ET
  • When Elvis Presley Scandalized America and MC Hammer Topped the Charts

    When Elvis Presley Scandalized America and MC Hammer Topped the Charts | ARTICLE

    This week in rock history, Elvis scandalized America with his suggestive hips, Brian Jones quit the Rolling Stones, the Smiths launched their first American tour, MC Hammer topped the charts and Dee Dee Ramone passed away. June 5,...

    June 7, 2011 12:05 PM ET
  • When David Bowie Released His First Album and Jeff Buckley Passed Away

    When David Bowie Released His First Album and Jeff Buckley Passed Away | ARTICLE

    This week in rock history, Capitol Records opened its doors, David Bowie released his debut album, John and Yoko recorded "Give Peace a Chance," the Sex Pistols were banned by the BBC, and Jeff Buckley passed away. June...

    May 31, 2011 10:40 AM ET
  • Band to Watch: The Vaccines, Hopped-Up Romantics Ruling the U.K. Charts

    Band to Watch: The Vaccines, Hopped-Up Romantics Ruling the U.K. Charts | ARTICLE

    WHO: Four enterprising punk-rockers from London with a...

    May 24, 2011 11:20 AM ET
  • When Michael Jackson Married Lisa Marie Presley and the Spice Girls Hit Number One

    When Michael Jackson Married Lisa Marie Presley and the Spice Girls Hit Number One | ARTICLE

    This week in rock history, Jerry Lee Lewis told the world he'd married his teenage cousin, Simon and Garfunkel kicked themselves out of the Number One spot on the charts, Public Enemy's Professor Griff got fired for...

    May 23, 2011 12:50 PM ET
  • Raven in the Grave

    Raven in the Grave | ALBUM REVIEW

    On their fifth disc, this Danish duo prolong their frigid endless summer, turning out songs full of surf-pop harmonies and film-noir ambience. One or both members are clearly smarting from broken hearts — they've...

    May 17, 2011 12:00 AM ET
  • This Week in Rock History: Beach Boys Release 'Pet Sounds'

    This Week in Rock History: Beach Boys Release 'Pet Sounds' | ARTICLE

    This week in rock history, Joan Baez headlined the inaugural Monterey Folk Festival, the Beach Boys released their masterpiece, Elton John toured the USSR, boy-band mogul Lou Pearlman was sentenced to 25 years in prison...

    May 16, 2011 1:00 PM ET
  • When Keith Richards Wrote '(I Can't Get No) Satisfaction' In His Sleep

    When Keith Richards Wrote '(I Can't Get No) Satisfaction' In His Sleep | ARTICLE

    This week in rock history, the Rolling Stones recorded "(I Can't Get No) Satisfaction," the Stooges began laying down Fun House, Keith Relf of the Yardbirds and Frank Sinatra passed away, and Weezer released their smash debut...

    May 9, 2011 12:30 PM ET
  • Inside Bob Dylan's Shoot for 'Subterranean Homesick Blues'

    Inside Bob Dylan's Shoot for 'Subterranean Homesick Blues' | ARTICLE

    This week in rock history, James Brown unleashed a funk classic, Bob Dylan filmed “Subterranean Homesick Blues,” the Cure released their masterpiece, Led Zeppelin reformed at a wedding, and John Frusciante left the Red Hot Chili Peppers. May...

    May 2, 2011 5:35 PM ET
  • This Week in Rock History: Bruce Springsteen Breaks Into Graceland

    This Week in Rock History: Bruce Springsteen Breaks Into Graceland | ARTICLE

    This week in rock history, Bruce Springsteen trespassed on Elvis's property, Joy Division played in concert for the final time, rock critic Lester Bangs died, the Eagles reunited in style and TLC diva Lisa "Left Eye" Lopes...

    April 25, 2011 1:00 PM ET
  • Holy Ghost!

    Holy Ghost! | ALBUM REVIEW

    The black veils have barely been lifted for LCD Soundsystem, but their DFA imprint is quick to offer a successor: Holy Ghost!, a New York dance-pop duo with barbed hooks and a penchant for dramatics....

    April 25, 2011 12:55 PM ET
  • Raven in the Grave

    Raven in the Grave | ALBUM REVIEW

    On their fifth disc, the Danish duo prolong their frigid endless summer, turning out songs full of surf-pop harmonies and film-noir ambience. One or both members are clearly smarting from broken hearts — they've softened their usual...

    April 25, 2011 12:00 PM ET
  • The Mountain Goats Perform Wry, Uplifting Indie Rock in Concert

    The Mountain Goats Perform Wry, Uplifting Indie Rock in Concert | ARTICLE

    March 29, 2011 1:50 PM ET
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