• 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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  • Daily Meditation: Song To The Moon

    We all need help maintaining our personal spiritual practice. We hope that these Daily Meditations, prayers and mindful awareness exercises can be part of bringing spirituality alive in your life.Today's meditation features a song from Antonín Dvořák's opera, Rusalka, performed by renowned singer…

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  • Johann Sebastian Bass: blasting baroque onto Austria's pop scene

    VIENNA (Reuters) - Austria's music scene boasts heritage and variety - from Mozart to last year's Eurovision Song Contest winner, the bearded transvestite singer Conchita Wurst - and Johann Sebastian Bass are adding to the mix with what they call "Electrococo". Electropop, harpsichords and operatic…

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  • Stone Temple Pilots Rise Again With Linkin Park's Chester Bennington

    AC/DC did it. Van Halen, too. After their initial success, both bands were able to rise from the ashes with a new lead singer, who led them to the biggest commercial triumphs of their careers. It remains to be seen if Stone Temple Pilots can recapture their past glory with their new frotnman,…

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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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  • Opera in Kids Tent at New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival

    NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Opera is as much a part of New Orleans' African-American heritage as jazz, said Givonna Joseph, whose troupe is bringing opera to the Kids Tent at the New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival for the fourth year in a row.

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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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    5 Things About Country Star Marty Stuart

    Marty on his band's unique name, his talent with flowers & love for Connie.

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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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  • 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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