• Hear Nate Ruess' Epic 'Grand Romantic' Opener 'AhHa'

    Nate Ruess of fun. has shared the frenzied, multi-suite epic "AhHa," the opening track off his upcoming debut solo album Grand Romantic. The single's opening salvo is reminiscent of Ruess' foot-stomping, Queen-inspired fun. works, but the track soon blossoms into a touching tale about breaking…

    Rolling Stone
  • Music Monday (4/27): This Week's New Albums + Videos

    Our guide to this week's album releases also features the week's top new music videos from artists like Sia, Killer Mike, and Brandon Flowers, plus brand new streaming music from the likes of Mac McCaughan, Chemical Brothers, and more. Read and Post Comments | Get the full article at Metacritic

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  • Lady Antebellum Preview Soaring 'Wheels Up' Tour

    The big inspiration for Lady Antebellum's upcoming Wheels Up Tour? A certain British rock band with a penchant for lasers. "We refer to Coldplay a lot," said Hillary Scott, talking to reporters after the trio gave a short preview of what their show will sound like (big hits) and look like...

    Rolling Stone
  • 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…

    The Verge
  • 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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    Jay-Z’s Tidal Music Service Has 770,000 Subscribers

    April 27 -- On “BWest Byte, Bloomberg’s Lucas Shaw reports on Tidal’s 770,000 music steaming service subscribers. he speaks on “Bloomberg West.”

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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…

    Reuters
  • Motorhead Explains Pulling Out of Brazilian Festival

    Frontman Lemmy Kilmister fell ill hours before band's set.

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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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  • 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.

    Billboard
  • 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,…

    Live Nation
  • 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.

    BBC News
  • 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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    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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