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  • Paul McCartney Preps 'Tug of War,' 'Pipes of Peace' Reissues

    Paul McCartney's early Eighties efforts, Tug of War and Pipes of Peace, will be reissued on October 2nd, with both arriving as multi-disc sets boasting numerous previously unreleased demos and outtakes. Both Tug of War and Pipes of Peace feature a number of classic McCartney cuts, including his…

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  • Watch Maddie & Tae Harmonize About Heartache, Hard Lessons in New Song

    Growing up is never easy, even when you score your first Number One single at 19 years old. On Maddie & Tae's debut album, Start Here, the country newcomers look back over a half-decade's worth of boyfriends, dreams, schoolyard bullies and fishing dates gone awry. The 11-track album,...

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  • Hear Prince's Funky New Party Popper 'Stare'

    Prince lets loose in his new tune "Stare," a funky string of party-friendly, double-entendre come-ons and callbacks to his past. He sings about going onstage in his underwear and calls back his 1986 smash "Kiss" and its scratchy guitar line, interspersed with silly turns of phrase like "Second…

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  • U2 to Air 'Innocence' Show, Behind-the-Scenes Doc on HBO

    Two new U2 films, a behind-the-scenes documentary and a live concert, will air on HBO this fall. The doc, premiering November 7th, will focus on how the group's current Innocence + Experience tour came together, while the concert film will be shot at the band's Paris gig on...

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  • Morrissey Alleges Sexual Assault at San Francisco Airport

    Morrissey claims he was sexually assaulted by a security officer who grabbed his genitals after a routine security check at the San Francisco Airport on July 27th, according to a post from the musician on True to You. The incident reportedly took place around 2:30 p.m. after Morrissey had…

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  • How Bully's Alicia Bognanno Went From Studio Geek to Alt-Rock Screamer

    Feels Like, the debut album from the Nashville four-piece Bully, opens with a blast of painful catharsis. "I remember getting too fucked up," singer-guitarist Alicia Bognanno, 25, yells at the top of her lungs over churning chords. "I remember showing up at your house/And I remember hurting you so…

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  • Hannibal Buress Asks Beverly Hills Dwellers: 'Who Is Meek Mill?'

    The beef between Meek Mill and Drake might be the biggest (or second biggest) story in hip-hop now, but as Hannibal Buress proved on Wednesday night's Why, a pair of diss tracks, Twitter jabs and ghostwriting accusations haven't pushed the feud into the general consciousness. To get the...

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  • Dr. Dre to Release New Album as 'Straight Outta Compton' Soundtrack

    Dr. Dre will finally end fans' 16-year wait for a new album when the rapper releases his Straight Outta Compton soundtrack, which will consist of new music entirely produced by The Chronic mastermind, a source tells Rolling Stone. Dre is expected to confirm the album, the companion piece to the

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  • Yoko Ono Announces All-Star Remix LP, 'Yes, I'm a Witch Too'

    Yoko Ono will follow up her all-star 2007 covers and remixes LP Yes, I'm a Witch this January with a sequel titled Yes, I'm a Witch Too. This time around, the avant-rocker will collaborate with Death Cab for Cutie, Tune-Yards, Sparks, Miike Snow, Cibo Matto and her son Sean Lennon...

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  • Alabama Back From Decade-Long 'Vacation' With New Album

    Country icons Alabama have announced their first album of original material in 14 years, Southern Drawl. Set for a September 18th release, the record finds the band's core three members — singer Randy Owen, guitarist Jeff Cook and bassist Teddy Gentry — coming out of semi-retirement and chasing…

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  • Hear Drake Demolish Meek Mill on 'Back to Back' Freestyle

    Drake has fired another salvo in his feud with Meek Mill after that rapper called Drake's "Charged Up" diss track "baby lotion soft." Three days later, Drake has responded again with "Back to Back Freestyle," and there's nothing soft or vague about this diss track as the Toronto rapper...

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  • Neil Young Erases Most of Catalog From Streaming Services

    It took two weeks but Neil Young finally expunged the vast majority of his catalog from streaming services. On July 15th, the rocker issued a pair of Facebook posts deriding the audio quality of streaming services and alerting fans that he'd pull all of his albums from Apple Music, Spotify...

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  • Frank Zappa's Family Plans Massive New Release Schedule

    Although the final album that Frank Zappa worked on before his death came out earlier this year, the rock legend's family has many more releases planned. A new partnership between the Zappa Family Trust and Universal Music Enterprises will allow for new product releases, film and theatrical…

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  • Garth Brooks Tour Gets a Makeover

    Ten months into his first tour in 13 years, Garth Brooks is giving his concerts a facelift. When he returns to the road in Dallas September 17th, the country icon will reveal a revamped stage set-up for his shows with wife Trisha Yearwood. "We have taken a lot of looks at...

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  • Eric Church Exhibit Coming to Country Music Hall of Fame

    Visitors to Nashville's Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum will soon be able to walk through the life and career of Eric Church. The "Like a Wrecking Ball" singer has been tapped as the subject of the venue's next cameo exhibition, opening September 18th. Dubbed "Eric Church: Inside the…

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  • Macklemore Discusses Drug Relapse, New Album

    Seattle rapper Macklemore, real name Ben Haggerty, admitted in a new cover story for Complex that he relapsed into taking pills and smoking weed following the monumental success of his 2013 LP with Ryan Lewis, The Heist. His recovery, however, was crucial in inspiring the duo's new album, slated...

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  • Years and Years on Crafting Dance-Pop With Indie-Rock Edge

    U.K. electronic band Years and Years jumbles together an unlikely mix of sounds, including some that don't seem particularly fashionable — think Hot Chip and the Wanted covering Savage Garden, with a dash of Jamie Woon. They have several major hits overseas, the biggest being anthemic summer jam…

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  • Ashley Monroe: ‘It’s Hard for Me to Write a Happy Song’

    Two days before the official release of her critically-acclaimed new album, The Blade, singer-songwriter Ashley Monroe launched her third solo LP with a glittering performance at an East Nashville club. Throughout the evening, the Tennessee-born chanteuse invited several of her Music City friends…

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  • Birdman Breaks Silence on Lil Wayne Drama

    Birdman expressed sadness over his ongoing feud with Lil Wayne in a preview for an upcoming tell-all interview with Power 105.1's Angie Martinez. The Cash Money honcho said Wayne's screed against him and the label "was shocking to everybody. I never thought Mula would be saying nothing negative…

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  • Keith Richards Doc 'Under the Influence' Headed to Netflix

    Keith Richards: Under the Influence, a new documentary about the Rolling Stones guitarist, will premiere via Netflix on September 18th. Filmmaker Morgan Neville, who recently won a "Best Documentary" Oscar for a documentary about backup singers called 20 Feet From Stardom and who directed Richards'…

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