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  • Jay Z Defends Tidal: 'We Are Here for the Long Haul'

    "Stream of consciousness coming in 5, 4, 3, 2…," Jay Z's rarely used Twitter warned before the rapper unloaded a 15-minute, 14-tweet defense of his oft-criticized Tidal, the high-quality audio streaming service the rapper recently acquired and relaunched. Amid the recent departure of the company's…

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  • Jack White's North Dakota Acoustic Gig to Stream on Tidal

    Jack White will wrap up his five-state acoustic tour Sunday night with a performance at Fargo, North Dakota's Fargo Theatre, and the Lazaretto rocker revealed that the concert will stream live via Tidal. White was among the marquee artists to sign a declaration supporting Jay Z's high-quality...

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  • Multiple Gunshots Fired at Lil Wayne's Tour Buses in Atlanta

    Multiple gunshots were fired at a pair of Lil Wayne's tour buses after the rapper performed at an Atlanta nightclub on early Sunday morning. While Lil Wayne and some Young Money associates were reportedly on board during the shooting, no one was injured in the incident. According...

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  • Taking Child to Pink Concert Not Bad Parenting, Says Judge

    Pink's recent The Truth About Love tour somehow became embroiled in a parental custody battle after a New Jersey woman was accused by her ex-husband of bad parenting for bringing their 11-year-old daughter to the "So What" singer's December 2013 concert. However, in an expansive 37-page decision,...

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  • Tiësto Headlines DJ Competition Series 'Your Shot'

    Tiësto will search for the next wave of great DJs with a new reality competition called Your Shot. In the 10-part Vevo web series, 30 aspiring DJs will undergo extensive training and face off in various competitions before one DJ is ultimately crowned champ. The winner will perform alongside…

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  • Lee Brice to Perform 'Drinking Class' on 'The Voice'

    As the latest season of NBC's The Voice heads toward the finish line, country music continues to be an integral part of each week's competition, and not just because of coach/country superstar Blake Shelton (or current Nashville cast member Christina Aguilera). On Tuesday, April 28th, hot country…

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  • Paul McCartney Plans First U.S. Arena Date of 2015

    Even after nearly 60 years as an active musician, Paul McCartney is still one of the most prolific touring artists. The former Beatle just announced his first U.S. arena date of 2015: Philadelphia's Wells Fargo Center on June 21st. It will be his first show in the city since 2010. McCartney, who...

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  • Weekend Rock Question: Who Should Enter the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Next?

    The annual Rock and Roll Hall of Fame induction ceremony was held this past weekend at Cleveland's Public Hall. Green Day, Ringo Starr, Bill Withers, Lou Reed, Joan Jett & the Blackhearts, Stevie Ray Vaughan and Double Trouble, The "5" Royales and the Paul Butterfield Blues Band all entered...

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  • Billy Joel Closing Out Nassau Coliseum Before Major Renovations

    Billy Joel will give the legendary Nassau Coliseum its temporary curtain call on August 4th, playing the final concert at the Uniondale, New York arena, according to the singer-songwriter's website. The event will mark the Long Island resident's 32nd appearance at the venue, which opened in 1972…

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  • Dan Auerbach Talks 'Extra Weird' New Solo Album

    "I just finished up," says Dan Auerbach, on the phone from California, where he's playing his new solo album for Nonesuch Records. "I'm really excited about it." Auerbach's solo project, called the Arcs, will first release two "boxing-related" songs: "Stay in My Corner" and "Tomato Can," on a…

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  • DJ Z-Trip Revives Silent Film Classic at Tribeca Film Festival

    There should be little, if any, link between Pete Rock and CL Smooth's iconic 1992 hip-hop track "They Reminisce Over You (T.R.O.Y.)" and silent film star Harold Lloyd's 1928 action-comedy classic Speedy. But Z-Trip, the genre-bending Los Angeles musician who provided a live DJ score for the film…

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  • Eric Church to Headline First Show at New Nashville Amphitheater

    Eric Church will be the first artist to perform at Nashville's newest outdoor venue, Ascend Amphitheatre, on July 30th. He will play a solo set with just his guitar at the 6,800-capacity venue, which is currently being built on the west bank of the Cumberland River across from LP Field,...

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  • Two Faith No More Albums to Get Rarities-Packed Reissues

    Faith No More's two best-selling records – 1989's The Real Thing and 1992's Angel Dust – are being reissued with rarities-packed bonus discs. The reissues, which will be available as either double-CD or heavyweight double-vinyl sets, will hit store shelves on June 9th, one month after the band…

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  • Watch Zac Brown Band's Fan-Sourced 'Homegrown' Video

    Zac Brown Band have revealed the new video for their latest chart-topping hit, "Homegrown," and it takes its title literally. Over 1,000 fans submitted their own video clips for the project, creating a hodgepodge of home movies that showcase the joy of simple American living, just like the song…

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  • Watch System of a Down's First Ever Armenian Show

    Update: The show has ended, but the concert can be replayed in the video above. System of a Down are descended from survivors of the Armenian genocide, and as a band, they have long sought to make people more aware of the massacres and deportations that killed over a million people...

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  • The Weeknd, Jack Ü to Headline Hard Summer Festival

    EDM and hip-hop's most promising hitmakers are joining forces for Hard Summer's 2015 line-up. With the Weekend and Jack Ü topping the list, the annual California festival, now in its eighth year, will also feature the Chemical Brothers, Schoolboy Q, ILoveMakonnen, Chromeo, Ratatat and DJ Mustard,…

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  • Kanye West's Lawsuit Over Leaked Marriage Proposal Video Allowed to Proceed

    A California appeals court has allowed Kanye West and Kim Kardashian's lawsuit against YouTube's co-founder to proceed. The rapper and reality star sued tech exec Chad Hurley after the former YouTube CEO leaked video footage of West's surprise 2013 marriage proposal to Kardashian despite signing a…

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  • On the Charts: Shawn Mendes Climbs Vine to Number One

    The music industry landscape is constantly shifting as CD sales and downloads are being forced out by streams and YouTube views and a new report says that Spotify is worth more than every major label combined. Even the mediums in which artists are discovered are changing as, for the first...

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  • Kirk Hammett Lost 250 Potential Metallica Riffs

    Leading up to working on a new Metallica LP, guitarist Kirk Hammett started the habit of recording his song ideas onto his iPhone. By a certain point, he'd amassed what he estimated to be 250 riffs, but then about six months ago – to use his words from...

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  • Scott Weiland Says Supergroup Was 'Scam From the Beginning'

    Scott Weiland has already distanced himself from the recently formed hard rock supergroup Art of Anarchy, claiming his association was restricted to writing and performing lyrics and vocals for the band's debut LP. Now, in an interview with About.com (via Ultimate Classic Rock), the former Stone...

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