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  • Weekend Rock Question: What Is the Best David Bowie Deep Cut?

    David Bowie's kept a very low profile since a heart attack prematurely ended his 2004 world tour, but he did release a new album in 2013 and just this week a snippet of his new song "Blackstar" came out . It's the theme to the upcoming heist series The...

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  • Watch Dave Grohl Reunite With Battle of the Bands Rival Onstage

    Foo Fighters ' Sonic Highways tour has witnessed a number of strange occurrences over the past few months: A shattered leg , a rickrolling of the Westboro Baptist Church , Foo fans covering Rush  and onstage invites for Jewel and Dave Grohl's doctor. However, at Foo Fighters' Memphis gig Wednesday…

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  • Easton Corbin Explains Why 'Yup' Was a Hard Sell

    Easton Corbin wasn't always sold on his new single "Yup." In fact, he tells Rolling Stone Country , he didn't really like it the first time he heard it. "It's a little different from what people normally hear from me, but it's a good thing to change it up a little bit,"...

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  • Not Sucking in Their Seventies: Rock Lifers Go the Distance

    We've reached a strange and wondrous moment where if you're in the mood for some Seventies guitar rock, you might end up listening to a new album recorded by a rocker in his seventies. There certainly was no guarantee things would turn out this way, partly because no one ever...

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  • Watch the Band Perry Bring Colorful 'Live Forever' to 'Ellen'

    With their 2015 tour coming to a close at the end of the month, the Band Perry are wrapping up the year with a handful of high-profile appearances. First up: a performance on The Ellen DeGeneres Show , where the siblings tackled their newest single, "Live Forever," yesterday afternoon. …

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  • Koopsta Knicca, Three 6 Mafia Rapper, Dead at 40

    Robert "Koopsta Knicca" Cooper Phillips, a member of the Memphis hip-hop group Three 6 Mafia , passed away early Friday after suffering a massive stroke. Phillips was 40. Three 6 Mafia co-founder DJ Paul confirmed Knicca's death to the Commercial Appeal , saying in a statement that the rapper…

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  • Madonna Attends Late-Night Prince Concert at Paisley Park

    Two musical titans collided in Minnesota late Thursday night as Madonna  attended an intimate Paisley Park jam session hosted by Prince . Minnesota public radio station the Current reports  that Madonna and her entire touring crew – having performed at St. Paul's Xcel Energy Center earlier in the…

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  • Kelela on 'Hallucinogen' EP, Writing 'Bangers' That Carole King Could Cover

    The singer Kelela seemed to emerge fully formed in 2013 with Cut 4 Me , an artful debut mixtape that emphasized atmosphere over groove: Vocals seeped and curled like smoke around off-kilter, bass-heavy beats. But since then, this rising star has kept a low profile, appearing on songs with Bok Bok,…

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  • Dwight Yoakam and Jack Black to Produce New Nashville Comedy

    There's a neighborhood in East Nashville known as "Little Hollywood," but it seems the city as a whole is adopting that moniker. Following in the footsteps of ABC's Nashville , Jack Black has partnered up with another Tenacious "D" — Dwight Yoakam — to produce a new comedy series set in...

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  • Depeche Mode Singer Praises Metallica's 'Pop Songs,' Talks Early Tool

    Ever since Rolling Stone published an article exploring Depeche Mode 's influence on heavy metal earlier this year, people have been asking the group's frontman, Dave Gahan, how he feels about groups like Marilyn Manson and Metallica. "Once it's written, it must be true," he says with a...

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  • Brad Paisley Promises Presidential CMA Awards: The Ram Report

    Brad Paisley's appreciation for the newsmakers of 2015 is the subject of today's Ram Report. The eight-time CMA Awards co-host told Rolling Stone Country and other reporters backstage at this week's  All for the Hall event in New York that writing jokes for last year's awards broadcast was a…

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  • Kendrick Lamar Plots Intimate Kunta's Groove Sessions Tour

    "Music! Dance! Performance!"  Kendrick Lamar  promises all this and more on the rapper's inaugural Kunta's Groove Sessions, a series of eight intimate concerts that will find Lamar backed by a live band (dubbed the Wesley Theory, a nod to  To Pimp a Butterfly 's opening track) as well as his fellow…

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  • Joe Ely on Trump, Border Politics and New Album 'Panhandle Rambler'

    If you catch Joe Ely on tour this fall playing songs from his new album Panhandle Rambler (released on Rack 'Em Records), don't be surprised if the show is a lot more subdued than the last time you saw the Texas singer-songwriter. Don't misunderstand: it's a terrific record that's right...

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  • How to Double Your Money Every 4 Years

    In a recent study, a group of University professors show how 539 individual investors were able to consistently double their money every 3.5 years.

  • John Mayer and Grateful Dead's Bob Weir Talk Upcoming Dead & Company Tour

    A couple years ago, John Mayer  was recording a solo album, trying to channel the Grateful Dead 's sound. "You should have seen me some of those days," he says. "I was going behind the drums trying to do a loping drum beat, and then trying to sing over it. It's impossible for...

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  • Sony, Michael Jackson Estate in Talks for Transfer of Massive Catalog

    Sony ATV, the famous music-publishing catalog that Michael Jackson bought in 1985 and used for decades as a financial lifeline, will soon be sold in full to the late singer's estate — or the estate may sell its own half back to Sony Corp. The technology giant will "either become...

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  • Justin Bieber Threatens to Sue Over Nude Photos

    Justin Bieber  is threatening to sue a New York newspaper that published nude photos of the singer on vacation. A cease-and-desist letter was sent from Bieber's legal team to the New York Daily News demanding the takedown of 20 paparazzi-snapped photos of Bieber's recent vacation in Bora Bora with…

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  • DJ Jazzy Jeff Talks New Album With Will Smith: 'The Timing Is Perfect'

    It's been 22 years since Will Smith  (then known as the Fresh Prince) and DJ Jazzy Jeff released their fifth and ostensibly final album, Code Red . But unlike other pioneering groups like A Tribe Called Quest and Fugees, the group's end was not predicated on infighting or ego. Smith's acting...

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  • LCD Soundsystem Label Reps Shoot Down Reunion Rumors

    A rep for LCD Soundsystem 's label wrote a series of scathing tweets refuting rumors that the group was eyeing a 2016 reunion, after reports surfaced online suggesting it was a possibility. "Hey idiots, LCD Soundsystem isn't reuniting," DFA Records label manager Kris Petersen wrote . "They're dead,…

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  • Eminem on Tupac: 'He Was a Superstar in Every Aspect of the Word'

    Eminem  continued Paper  magazine's three-part tribute to late hip-hop greats with an ode to the musical versatility and emotional depth of Tupac : "He was taking things further than a lot of rappers at the time — pushing it to the next level as far as giving feeling to...

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  • Joan Osborne on 20th Anniversary of 'Relish,' Polarizing 'One of Us'

    Featuring the ubiquitous — and to some controversial — Top 10 single "One of Us," Joan Osborne's major-label debut Relish was released 20 years ago this past March. To celebrate the anniversary, the album is being reissued October 30th in CD, digital and vinyl form. Osborne, who continues to…

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