• Metallica producer settles bass controversy 27 years later

    Metallica's "... And Justice for All" was one of heavy metal's most influential albums, but fans who have listened to it countless times have long asked -- what happened to the bass? In an interview that has drawn interest and scathing commentary on heavy metal fan sites, producer Steve Thompson…

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  • Denver, LA musicians find universal stories behind headlines

    DENVER (AP) — The trials of young people brought to the U.S. before they are old enough to know what it means to be illegal are the themes of an album being released Thursday featuring Shawn King of the Denver-based group DeVotchKa.

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  • Spotify's Top 10 most viral tracks

    The following list represents the most viral tracks on Spotify, based on the number of people who shared it divided by the number who listened to it, from Monday March. 16, to Sunday, March 22, via Facebook, ...

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  • 'American Idol'-like talent competition app launches

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — For anyone who's ever dreamed of being on "American Idol" or "The Voice" as a performer or judge, a new app seeks to make their fantasy come true.

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    Zayn Malik Leaves 'One Direction'

    After backing out of the "One Direction" world tour last week, Zayn Malik has announced that he is leaving the boy band for good.

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  • Ne-Yo Reveals He'd Like to Collaborate With Sam Smith and Adele

    Ne-Yo is easily one of the biggest music producers in the game. Besides his own massive career, the hitmaker has worked behind the scenes to create chart-toppers for artists like Beyonce, Celine Dion and Rihanna. ETonline caught up with the R&B crooner before he hit the stage at the Avalon…

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  • First Click: why own a few things when you can borrow everything?

    Once the vanguard of digital consumption tastes, Apple is now the increasingly frail stalwart of the quaint download-to-own model. We give away our most personal of information in exchange for the use of “free” services like Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, Snapchat, Periscope, and Gmail. Nine Inch…

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  • Exclusive: COIN Premiere Their 'Anti 9-5' Video 'Run'

    Nashville quartet COIN might be months away from the release of their debut album, but they are ready to give fans the video for their track "Run."

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  • Stream The Sing-Off Live Tour on Yahoo Live Again!

    Tune in on March 25 to watch The Sing-Off Live Tour on Yahoo Screen! #YahooLive. The Sing-Off Live Tour brings America’s premiere a cappella concert tour to music fans across the United States featuring fan favorites from the hit NBC competition show. The Sing-Off Live Tour features Season 5…

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  • Jamie XX shares his new track Loud Places, featuring The xx's Romy Croft

    It's hard to believe that there hasn't been a Jamie XX solo album yet, but the kid's been busy – two albums with his day job The xx, popping up at seemingly every festival on God's green earth, and remixing everyone from Radiohead to Adele. In Colour will drop some time in June on Young Turks, and…

    The Verge
  • Oak Ridge Boys, Browns, Grady Martin named country music inductees

    By Vernell Hackett NASHVILLE (Reuters) - The Oak Ridge Boys, Jim Ed Brown and the Browns, and the late guitarist Grady Martin were named on Wednesday as the 2015 inductees into the Country Music Hall of Fame. Singer Brenda Lee announced the artists who will be welcomed into the elite group at a…

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  • Video Interlude: OK Go's New Furniture Ad is as Trippy as Their Music Videos

    Screenshot via Youtube Alternative rock band OK Go recently lent their talent for quirky over-the-top music videos to a Chinese furniture company, resulting in what may be the most fun and elaborate furniture commercial ever. This 1:46 ad for Red...

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  • How To Overcome Being A Young Rock Band In 2015

    Comprised of brothers Mikaiah and Anaiah Lei, The Bots are no strangers to disparaging labels. But they've overcome their share in more than half a decade as a rock band. "What was a big deal when we were younger? 'Look at the brown kids playing rock music.' That was a big deal for some reason,"…

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  • List of 25 sound recordings preserved by Library of Congress

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Here's a listing of the 2015 inductees to the National Recording Registry in chronological order:

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  • Andy Grammer: Honesty is the Best Policy

    "For this record especially it was about being brutally honest in the songs. I wrote one song about waiting until marriage to have sex. Holy crap, who writes about that?"

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  • Pop music fans freaking out over this news today

    One Direction confirmed the departure of singer Zayn Malik on Wednesday via their Facebook page.

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  • Should Pandora, Apple And Spotify Be Worried About Amazon's New Radio App?

    Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ: AMZN ) updated its Prime Music iOS app this week, and the updated app now includes Amazon's version of Pandora Media Inc (NASDAQ: P )'s radio app and Apple Inc. (NASDAQ: AAPL ...

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