• Refused is making a new album 17 years after The Shape of Punk to Come

    Refused’s The Shape of Punk to Come is one of the most blistering, original, and important records in the history of hardcore music, sounding like a manifesto for the future of a stale genre upon its release in 1998. Except, well, Refused broke up almost immediately after it came out, meaning that…

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  • Syrian bands rock Beirut's alternative music scene

    Syrian rock bands fleeing war are finding safety and new fans in neighbouring Lebanon, where they are revitalising a Westernised scene with their focus on Arabic musical heritage. Dozens of Syrian bands and independent artists have now become mainstays of the Beirut music scene, performing emotive…

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  • Josh Groban Earns First U.K. No. 1 with 'Stages'

    Wiz Khalifa's “See You Again” (Atlantic) featuring Charlie Puth starts a second week on top of the U.K. singles chart.

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  • Sam Smith's 'In the Lonely Hour' Reaches No. 1 in Australia...After a Year

    The double-platinum certified set has spent 36 weeks inside Australia's top ten, but until now has never enjoyed time at the summit.

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  • Refused Returns! Hear Their New Song, Co-Written By a Taylor Swift Collaborator

    Refused is back, and this time, it’s for real. Three years after a fleeting Coachella reunion and 17 years since the release of their career-defining album 'The Shape of Punk to Come,' the Swedish punks have reformed, with plans for a new studio album.

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  • Jenks has a new song for Drake and his Raptors

    Michael Jenkins is thinking a lot about these playoffs. In the process, he came up with a poem for John Wall and a new song for Drake.

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  • Music boss tops Britain's rich list

    Warner Music owner Len Blavatnik is Britain's richest man with a £13.17bn fortune, but the Queen has dropped out of the top 300 for the first time, according to the Sunday Times.

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  • The Who, Ryan Adams, John Legend Wrap Jazz Fest Day 2

    "The Gods of Rock wouldn't let it rain on The Who," shouted a voice in the crowd fleeing an afternoon storm at the New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival. And They didn't -- the sun broke through by late afternoon, and The Who had the chance to sing "Talkin' Bout My Generation" to their generation.…

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  • TLC's T-Boz Hosts Charity Concert To Raise Money for Sickle Cell Anemia

    Tionne "T-Boz" Watkins hosted a charity concert at the Grammy Museum at L.A. Live in downtown Los Angeles last Sunday (April 26) to raise money and awareness for the Sickle Cell Foundation Support Group.

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  • Jack White's Final Acoustic Show Will Be Streamed on Tidal

    Fans who missed Jack White’s short run of U.S. acoustic shows will have a chance to stream the trek's last concert exclusively on Jay Z's new music streaming service Tidal.

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  • Five Questions with The Avett Brothers at MerleFest

    WILKESBORO, N.C. -- The Avett Brothers, Concord, North Carolina's favorite musical sons, hit the stage at MerleFest tonight. Members of the folk rock band are no strangers to the Americana festival that has helped kick off the outdoor music season for 28 years -- or to its founder, the legendary…

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  • Wiz Khalifa's tribute to Furious 7's Walker keeps UK chart top spot

    LONDON (Reuters) - American rapper Wiz Khalifa's tribute to actor Paul Walker, "See You Again", kept the top spot in Britain's music charts for a second week, the Official Charts Company said on Sunday, saying it had also broken the country's all-time streaming record. The song, featuring Charlie…

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  • Juliette Greco to debutantes: 'Learn to say no'

    The 88-year-old star of "la chanson francaise", famed for her performances of texts penned by the likes of philosopher Jean-Paul Sartre and poet Jacques Prevert, began her farewell tour Friday at the Printemps de Bourges music festival. Clad, as always, in a black dress, with her eyes rimmed with…

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    Zac Brown's Kitchen on Wheels

    Country music's Zac Brown's fans feel the love in his kitchen on wheels.

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  • New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival 2015 Day 2 Highlights: The Who, John Legend, Trombone Shorty & More

    The New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival at the Fair Grounds Race Course continued Saturday (April 25) with performances by The Who, Trombone Shorty, John Legend, Juvenile, and many others. Here are the highlights from day 2 of Jazz Fest 2015.

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  • Bruce Springsteen’s 10 Greatest Songs of All Time

    Here's a look back at 10 of Bruce Springsteen's best songs.

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  • Mariah Carey's New Song Is Basically A '90s Break-up Ballad

    Mariah Carey's greatest hits album, "Mariah Carey #1 To Infinity," will feature only one new track and it debuted Sunday night on iTunes, Spotify and YouTube. Titled "Infinity," it's a (somewhat cheesy) break-up ballad, featuring Carey's signature breathy vocals and super high notes. The album, and…

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