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Gary Oldman Goes Off on Political Correctness in New Interview

June 24, 2014

Gary Oldman held nothing back in a wild interview with Playboy, where he expounded on everything from reality TV to political correctness to his defense of controversy-prone actors Mel Gibson and Alec Baldwin. It's enough to put John Mayer's 2010 fiasco...

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David Bowie and Cher Duet

June 5, 2014

Before mashups jammed together songs that previously hadn't shared the same area code, people in search of cross-pollinating musical thrills had to make do with the Vegas-style medley. And in this six-and-a-half minute performance from November 1975,...

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Watch David Bowie Explain Ziggy Stardust

May 19, 2014

"I never really felt like a rock singer or a rock star or whatever," David Bowie said about his Ziggy Stardust period in a 1988 interview. "Now I realize that from '72 through to about '76, I was the ultimate rock star. I couldn't have been more rock...

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BRIT Awards 2014's 10 Essential Moments

February 19, 2014

Arctic Monkeys and One Direction were the big winners at the 2014 BRIT Awards in London tonight, taking home two gongs apiece. Unlike last year's slick-but-uncontroversial show, the 2014 event occasionally harked back to the unpredictability of the BRITs'...

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David Bowie Reissuing 'Rebel Rebel'

January 14, 2014

Next month marks the 40th anniversary of David Bowie's "Rebel Rebel," and Parlophone Records will mark the occasion by reissuing the single as a limited edition 7" picture disc. The A-side will feature the original single mix of the song, which has never...

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David Bowie Thinks Lorde Is the Future

January 3, 2014

Just about everyone fell for Lorde and her infectious debut Pure Heroine last year, including one David Bowie. In an interview with Rookie Magazine, the newly minted pop star took a moment to reveal a few of the recent spoils of her success, including...

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Help Fund D.A. Pennebaker's Film About Animal Abuse

May 15, 2014

D. A. Pennebaker — the filmmaker behind the famed 1967 Bob Dylan documentary, Don't Look Back — and his longtime partner Chris Hegedus have started a Kickstarter to fund their latest project, Unlocking the Cage, which chronicles the work...

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David Bowie's 'Heroes' Reimagined by Janelle Monae

April 2, 2014

Ask Janelle Monae if she was scared or nervous to cover David Bowie's iconic "Heroes" as part of Pepsi's 2014 "Now Is What You Make It" campaign and the answer is blunt and resolute. 'Heroes' Makes Rolling Stone's 500 Greatest Songs of All...

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Bowie Plays For Howard Stern

February 4, 2014

Howard Stern's 60th birthday concert at Hammerstein Ballroom last week was one of the great parties of the year, with incredible performances by John Fogerty, the Black Keys, Dave Grohl and Steven Tyler with surprise guest Slash. That's not even mentioning...

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Bowie, Arctic Monkeys Up for BRIT Awards

January 9, 2014

The BRIT Awards nominations are out, and it's a good year for newcomers. Disclosure and Bastille lead the pack with four nods each, and the dance-pop groups will face off against each other in all of their categories: British Breakthrough Act, British...

2013

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Bowie Wishes You Happy New Year as Elvis

December 26, 2013

It's been a phenomenal year for David Bowie, starting back in January, when he announced his comeback album, The Next Day. Although fans didn't get any concerts, Bowie was all over our screens this year, with a multitude of videos, remixes and ad campaigns....

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David Bowie Confronts War

December 5, 2013

David Bowie doesn't hide his meaning in the video for "I'd Rather Be High (Venetian Remix)," a track from The Next Day Extra edition of Bowie's first new album in a decade. The singer pairs fearful lyrics about the realities of war with vintage footage...

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'Love Is Lost' Remix Gets NSFW Clip

November 14, 2013

James Murphy's epic remix of David Bowie's "Love Is Lost" has been given the video treatment in the form of a sprawling 10-minute clip about a digitally rendered couple that come together and fall apart. Directed by Barnaby Roper, the clip opens with...

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David Bowie Gets 'High' for Louis Vuitton

November 8, 2013

David Bowie may not be touring or attending awards shows as of late, but he has no problem donning French Revolution-era garb or attending a harpsichord-soundtracked costume party, should he get the invite. In a new ad for Louis Vuitton, the Thin White...

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James Blake Wins the Mercury Prize

October 30, 2013

James Blake won Great Britain's Barclaycard Mercury Prize tonight for his album Overgrown in a ceremony that was held at the Roundhouse in London, England. The prize includes a check for £20,000 (a little over $32,000) and a trophy. Blake performed...

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See Trent Reznor's Favorite Album of 2013

December 19, 2013

If Trent Reznor were making a top 10 list for 2013, it's a good bet the Nine Inch Nails frontman would put David Bowie's latest album The Next Day at Number One. "He's proved himself so many times that I sit back and trust him," Reznor told The Hollywood...

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"Like a Rocket Man"

November 15, 2013

David Bowie is no stranger to songs about space, drugs or spooky girls – but he tops himself with "Like a Rocket Man." It's one of the great bonus tracks added to the deluxe version of his latest album; it's a slinky guitar shuffle where he quotes...

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Miles Davis Is Coming to the Movies

November 14, 2013

Don Cheadle will portray Miles Davis and make his directorial debut in a long in-the-works biopic about the famed, groundbreaking jazz musician, the Associated Press reports. See Where Davis' Kind of Blue Lands on Our 500 Greatest Albums List Unlike...

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David Bowie Raids Puppet Archive for Clip

October 31, 2013

After making a string of big-budget videos with high-profile guests for songs from The Next Day, David Bowie pared all the way down to DIY on his latest clip, spending just $12.99 on visuals for the James Murphy remix of "Love Is Lost." Written, shot...

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