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'A Night With Janis Joplin' Musical's Off-Broadway Opening Postponed

Thu, 04/10/2014 - 09:15
Janis Joplin fans hoping to hear Broadway renditions of the blues-rock belter's biggest hits – as well as a "lost" Joplin tune – in a more intimate theater will have to wait Producers of A Night With Janis Joplin which opened in October are indefinitely delaying its off-Broadway opening due to...

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'Mad Men' Cheat Sheet: What You Need to Know for Season Seven

Thu, 04/10/2014 - 09:15
Fourteen That's the number of hours we have left of Mad Men So what better time to savor Matthew Weiner's masterpiece than the lead-up to the Season Seven premiere? In a perfect world you would just re-watch Season Six – or re-read our episode recaps from last season Tempting yes...

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Nirvana Members Recall McCartney Jam, Weird Al Phone Calls on 'Fallon'

Thu, 04/10/2014 - 09:00
Ahead of their induction into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Thursday night Nirvana members Dave Grohl and Krist Novoselic stopped by The Tonight Show to share stories with Jimmy Fallon about Kurt Cobain Nirvana's early days playing with Paul McCartney and what the Hall of Fame induction means to...

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10 Reasons Drake Will Be The Best ESPYs Host Ever

Thu, 04/10/2014 - 08:45
Not to disparage the talents of Jeff Foxworthy Tony Danza or uh Lance Armstrong but hosting the ESPY Awards appears to be a pretty easy gig just show up give Pete Weber his damn "Best Bowler" trophy and get the hell out of the way Drake High Times At The YOLO...

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Inside Linkin Park's Heavy New Album: 'We Need to Weed Out the Emo'

Thu, 04/10/2014 - 08:40
One day when Linkin Park rapper and multi-instrumentalist Mike Shinoda was working on the follow-up to their 2012 record Living Things — an album that had pop-friendly sensibilities subsequently went gold and was their fourth LP to reach Number One on the Billboard 200 — he had a personal revelation "Dude what...

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'The Americans' Recap: Information Highway to Hell

Wed, 04/09/2014 - 23:15
Hindsight is always 20/20 isn't it Philip? If only those computer nerds and Professor Falken erm Rosenbloom had put it in terms you understood maybe you wouldn't feel so guilty about killing your 575th victim I mean don't you realize that all those "X's and O's on a virtual highway" a...

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On the Charts: Aussie Boy Band 5 Seconds of Summer Almost Top 'Frozen'

Wed, 04/09/2014 - 18:05
If you're looking for record-industry good news album sales have actually climbed 4 percent—but that's just compared to last week Overall they're down 16 percent this year (actually a staggering number) and track sales are down 13 percent (which is even more disturbing considering the decline in CDs and the...

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James Durbin Gives Acoustic a Chance at Yahoo Music

Wed, 04/09/2014 - 17:48
James Durbin made a name for himself on "American Idol" as Season 10's resident rocker — screaming for vengeance with Judas Priest grandly brandishing a Gothic cane while covering Muse covering Sammy Hagar's "Heavy Metal" movie theme and coining the widely obeyed catchphrase "give metal a chance!" [Photos James Durbin Takes...

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Woo-hoo! All 552 'Simpsons' Episodes to Air Consecutively on FXX

Wed, 04/09/2014 - 17:35
Television network FXX will air all 552 episodes of The Simpsons consecutively in an 12-day marathon this summer The pilot will kick things off on August 21st with episodes continuing into Labor Day (September 1st) according to The Associated Press The Simpsons Are Killing Off a Major Character; See Who We...

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Drake Hosting 2014 ESPY Awards

Wed, 04/09/2014 - 16:40
ESPN announced Wednesday that Drake will host the 2014 ESPYs live on July 16th in Los Angeles Drake High Times at the YOLO Estate The rapper revealed his new gig via Twitter with an altered photo of last year's Nothing Was the Same cover replacing himself as a child with a drawing of the award The Grammy-winning...

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UMass Basketball Player Derrick Gordon Comes Out as Gay

Wed, 04/09/2014 - 14:25
Derrick Gordon a sophomore starter for the University of Massachusetts’ basketball team announced Wednesday that he is gay becoming the first openly gay athlete in Division I men’s hoops  The 22 Biggest Sports Contoversies Of 2013 Gordon 22 came out to his family coaches and teammates at the beginning of April before...

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Snoop Dogg Hosting 4/20 'Wellness Retreat' in Pot-Friendly States

Wed, 04/09/2014 - 14:20
Snoop Dogg will be celebrating April 20th this year as only Snoop knows how To commemorate the unofficial pot smoker's holiday the rapper will host two "Wellness Retreat" concerts with Wiz Khalifa in the two most marijuana-friendly states in the land Washington and Colorado  Marijuana's Westward March Featuring the slogan "Inhale Exhale Recharge" Snoop's...

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Amy Poehler, Tina Fey Will Play Sisters in 'The Nest'

Wed, 04/09/2014 - 13:10
After another triumphant stint hosting the Golden Globes dynamic duo Amy Poehler and Tina Fey are teaming up again in a new comedy According to The Hollywood Reporter Poehler is in final negotiations to join Fey in upcoming film The Nest directed by Pitch Perfect's Jason Moore See Where Amy Poehler and...

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Metallica's Lars Ulrich on the Rock Hall – 'Two Words: Deep Purple'

Wed, 04/09/2014 - 12:15
Metallica entered the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 2009 the second year they were eligible and first year they were nominated Nirvana are entering the Hall this year the first year they have been eligible a decision Metallica drummer Lars Ulrich supports but he still has some hopes...

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Flea and Former Mars Volta Members Form New Group Antemasque

Wed, 04/09/2014 - 12:00
Red Hot Chili Peppers bassist Flea has teamed with Mars Volta nucleus Omar Rodríguez-López and Cedric Bixler-Zavala and mid-era Mars Volta drummer Dave Elitch to form the new band Antemasque The Mars Volta in Photos 10 Years and Beyond Flea previously provided bass on all but two tracks for Mars Volta's 2003...

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Hear Cash Cash's Remix of Clean Bandit's Banger 'Rather Be' - Premiere

Wed, 04/09/2014 - 11:45
The plenitude of playfully sophisticated UK dance-pop shows no signs of diminishing An unassuming group of Cambridge students Clean Bandit started out as a string quartet but bassist/keyboardist/producer Jack Patterson kept adding beats to their classical pieces on the sly Before long the foursome – violinist/singer Grace Chatto drummer Luke...

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Hear Cash Cash's Remix of Clean Bandit's Banger 'Rather Be' - Premiere

Wed, 04/09/2014 - 11:45
The plenitude of playfully sophisticated UK dance-pop shows no signs of diminishing An unassuming group of Cambridge students Clean Bandit started out as a string quartet but bassist/keyboardist/producer Jack Patterson kept adding beats to their classical pieces on the sly Before long the foursome – violinist/singer Grace Chatto drummer Luke...

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As I Lay Dying Are 'Sleeping' Following Singer's Murder-for-Hire Plea

Wed, 04/09/2014 - 11:28
UPDATE A rep for Metal Blade Records tells Rolling Stone that the statement posted on As I Lay Dying's website was not official and did not represent the band members who have formed a new group without Tim Lambesis They will release an official statement on Monday In the meantime guitarist...

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Sir Mix-a-Lot to Update 'Baby Got Back' With Seattle Symphony

Wed, 04/09/2014 - 10:50
Sir Mix-a-Lot will be appearing as a special guest with the Seattle Symphony this summer as the orchestra performs a new composition inspired by the "Baby Got Back" rapper's work  Where Are They Now? Sir Mix-a-Lot and More of 1992's Biggest Pop Acts The Sir Mix-a-Lot piece was written by Gabriel Prokofiev...

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Watch Julia Louis-Dreyfus and the 'Veep' Cast's 25 Best Insults

Wed, 04/09/2014 - 10:30
In honor of Veep's Season Four premiere last Sunday we put together a list of our 25 favorite insults from HBO's popular political comedy It's one thing to read the show's eloquently profane put-downs however and another thing entirely to hear the show's star (and current half-naked Rolling Stone covergirl)...

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