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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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  • 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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  • Blake Shelton Announces 2016 Winter Tour Dates

    Blake Shelton will hit the road next February, launching a short tour to help drum up buzz for a new album and to promote his upcoming hits collection. Kicking off February 18th at Cincinnati's U.S. Bank Arena, the month-long trek will take Shelton across the midwest, northeast and Tennessee, with...

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  • Brad Paisley on CMA Awards Joke Writing: "God Bless the Ashley Madison Hack"

    On November 4th, the CMA Awards return to Nashville's Bridgestone Arena, with Brad Paisley and Carrie Underwood returning as co-hosts for the eighth consecutive year. Tuesday evening, a few hours before they performed with Vince Gill, Emmylou Harris and Paul Simon at New York's All for the Hall…

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  • Deadmau5, Nas, Run the Jewels to Thrash Winter X Games Stage

    Deadmau5 , Nas  and Run the Jewels  lead the musical lineup for the 2016 Winter X Games , set to take place January 28th through 31st at Buttermilk Mountain in Aspen, Colorado. Nas and Run the Jewels will kick off the X Games' official concert series on January 28th at 8 p.m.,...

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  • Ann Wilson on New Solo EP, Americana Love and 40 Years of Heart

    When compiling her short but satisfying new EP of cover songs, already available on iTunes but released physically this Friday, October 9th, on Rounder Records, Ann Wilson had one rule: each track had to move the famously powerful lead vocalist of Heart. "All the songs had to be songs where…

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  • Hear Ciara’s Moody Revamp of the Rolling Stones' 'Paint It Black'

    Ciara , R&B's still-reigning princess, is taking a dark, psychedelic turn with her new song, featured in  The Last Witch Hunter . For the action film starring Vin Diesel, out October 23rd, the singer tackles the Rolling Stones' bewitching "Paint It Black," and reimagines it as a syrupy, mesmerizing…

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  • Inside Rihanna's Glitzy, Artsy Album Cover Launch

    Rihanna  revealed details about her long-awaited eighth album at a Los Angeles art galley Wednesday night, unveiling the original paintings for the cover to her upcoming album,  Anti . The cover depicts the singer as a child, with a golden crown covering her eyes as a message written in braille is…

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  • Emmylou Harris, Vince Gill Snag Big Bucks for Hall of Fame: The Ram Report

    The gold mining popularity of Emmylou Harris and Vince Gill — especially when they're together — is the subject of today's Ram Report. The iconic pair offered up a private performance to the highest bidder at an auction this week benefiting the Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum. And the...

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  • Hear Rosanne Cash's Updated Take on Timeless Folk Song 'Barbara Allen'

    A traditional 17th-century English ballad gets a 21st-century update thanks to singer Rosanne Cash. The celebrated performer and songwriter — who will be inducted into the Nashville Songwriters Hall of Fame on Sunday — lends her voice to the folk tale of "Barbara Allen," contributing a gently…

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  • Maddie & Tae Launch Headlining Tour With Precocious Wisdom, Wit

    "What's an opening night without forgetting some lyrics?" joked Maddie Marlow after a brief lyrical flub halfway through Maddie & Tae's show Wednesday night at New York City's Highline Ballroom. It was, indeed, the opening night of the upstart country duo's first-ever headlining tour following the…

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  • How to Double Your Money Every Four 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.

  • Vote for the 2016 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Inductees

    The nominees for the 2016 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame are in , and for the fourth consecutive year, the public gets to vote alongside the artists, historians and music industry insiders of the Rock Hall voting body. From now until December 9th, fans can vote right here for the nominees...

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  • Donald Trump, Julio Iglesias Battle Over Immigration

    Donald Trump and Julio Iglesias engaged in a war of words in the press Wednesday after the singer said he'd no longer perform in casinos owned by the billionaire presidential candidate. The singer called Trump a "clown" after saying "sorry to clowns" in an interview with the Spanish-language

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