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Paul McCartney Locks In Four U.S. Tour Dates, More in the Works

Tue, 04/08/2014 - 13:40
Other than some Beatles-related celebrations earlier this year Paul McCartney has not played the US since his surprise high-school assembly gig last October That will change however when he plays four US shows beginning this June following a handful of international dates as part of his ongoing Out There tour...

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Johnny Cash Talks God, Painkillers and Long Hair in Animated Interview

Tue, 04/08/2014 - 13:15
PBS has animated a 1996 Johnny Cash interview in which he spoke candidly about rock musicians God drugs dressing in black and Elvis Presley for their Blank on Blank series Over the course of six minutes British interviewer Barney Hoskyns coaxes some candid revealing revelations about the country legend and making him...

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Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers, Kanye West to Headline Outside Lands

Tue, 04/08/2014 - 13:00
Tom Petty & the Heartbreakers will be the first artist to headline Outside Lands twice when the festival returns to Golden Gate Park in San Francisco this summer The festival taking place August 8th - 10th also boasts headlining performances from Kanye West the Killers Macklemore and Ryan Lewis the...

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Listen to the Roots' Moody New Song 'When the People Cheer'

Tue, 04/08/2014 - 13:00
Proving they can't stop won't stop the Roots have announced the release of their long-gestating new album …And Then You Shoot Your Cousin and shared a brand new song "When the People Cheer" Check Out the Roots and the Other Artists Who Made Our List of the New Immortals According to an...

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Empire of the Sun Say New Album Is 'On God's Timetable'

Tue, 04/08/2014 - 13:00
After spending most of 2013's Ice on the Dunes exploring a world set in the 31st century Empire of the Sun's Luke Steele is pretty done with the future These days he's all about the past  "It's funny all the music we've been making at the moment really sounds like the 1970s" he...

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The Long Kiss Goodbye: The Search for Vinnie Vincent

Tue, 04/08/2014 - 11:35
Smyrna Tennessee is not a likely place to find a guitar god or anyone in particular which meant it was just about perfect for Vinnie Vincent For a while anyway The town of 42000 people is roughly 25 miles southeast of Nashville and full of non-descript McMansions and farmhouses kept...

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The Offspring's 'Smash': The Little Punk LP That Defeated the Majors

Tue, 04/08/2014 - 11:15
In 1994 two young fast loud and snotty bands took California punk to new melodic heights and unheard of levels of international exposure – and went multi-platinum in the process In the year punk broke (again) Bay Area's Green Day ultimately sold more records but it was Orange County's the...

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Chris Hardwick: King of the Nerds

Tue, 04/08/2014 - 11:15
"Sorry can you repeat that? I’m playing the new South Park video game It’s amazing!" The interview has just started and Chris Hardwick is already apologizing over the phone from his LA home Had almost anyone else mentioned there were gaming in the middle of a conversation the statement might...

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Flashback: The Sex Pistols Tear Through 'Bodies' In 2007

Tue, 04/08/2014 - 11:05
Unlike most reunited bands the Sex Pistols never pretended they came back together for anything but the money "I hate to burst your bubble" guitarist Steve Jones told HitFlix in 2010 "But that’s all I’m doing it for and I think we all are if we’re really honest I think...

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Original Chewbacca Returning for 'Star Wars: Episode VII'

Tue, 04/08/2014 - 10:07
Another cast member from the original Star Wars trilogy is returning to a galaxy far far away Peter Mayhew will suit-up once again as Han Solo's trusted number two Wookiee Chewbacca for Lucasfilm and Disney's forthcoming Star Wars Episode VII according to The Hollywood Reporter Sources confirmed Mayhew's turn in the new...

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Nick Cannon Defines His 'White People Party Music'

Tue, 04/08/2014 - 09:45
Nick Cannon's first album was a straightforward rap record and his following two LPs contained only stand-up comedy His latest provocatively titled White People Party Music is filled with tongue-in-cheek EDM and includes everything from a Fatman Scoop-assisted club track dissing people who request songs because it's their birthday to...

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Conan O'Brien to Host Talk Show from Comic-Con Next Year

Tue, 04/08/2014 - 09:45
Conan O'Brien will invade Comic-Con when he becomes the first late-night host to broadcast his show from the famed San Diego convention – but you'll have to wait until next summer The Wrap reports Conan will film a week of shows at the Spreckles Theater in downtown San Diego from...

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Lady Gaga Ends Seven-Day Roseland Residency With NYC Venue's Last Show

Tue, 04/08/2014 - 09:40
Lady Gaga admitted she cried before going onstage at New York's Roseland Ballroom last night — not strictly because it was the last performance before the beloved venue closed its doors permanently but "because this city makes me feel so strong A not-so-brief history of Lady Gaga's wildest looks "Suddenly you wake up...

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Kanye West Wants to Dip Kim Kardashian's Ass in Gold on New Future Cut

Tue, 04/08/2014 - 09:03
Kanye West contributed a few lines to Future's new Auto-tune-enhanced slow rap "I Won" –  which just came online – and he stole the show using his space to pay tribute both romantically and uninhibitedly to his fiancée Kim Kardashian Beyond calling the reality TV star the "number one trophy...

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Incubus Happy to Avoid 'Phantom Presence' of Record Labels

Tue, 04/08/2014 - 08:25
Fans have had to wait three years for a follow-up to Incubus’ seventh studio LP If Not Now When? but according to frontman Brandon Boyd the wait may be drawing to a close "[The band has] been hanging out and we’ve all been at home and talking about making some...

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Eminem and Rihanna Plan 'Monster' MTV Movie Awards Collaboration

Tue, 04/08/2014 - 08:25
Eminem and Rihanna will perform their hit "The Monster" for the first time on television on the MTV Movie Awards this Sunday April 13th The artists previously performed their song "Love the Way You Lie" at the MTV Video Music Awards in 2010 and at the Grammys the following year  5 Eminem...

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'Game of Thrones' Premiere Nets HBO Highest Ratings Since 2007

Mon, 04/07/2014 - 18:10
As if anyone needed more proof that 'Game of Thrones' is a cultural juggernaut Sunday night's Season Four premiere earned HBO its highest ratings since 'The Sopranos' aired its last episode in 2007 according to EW Top 40 'Game of Thrones' Characters Ranked The show's 66 million viewers was its biggest audience...

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Taylor Hawkins' The Birds of Satan Stream Eclectic New Album

Mon, 04/07/2014 - 16:55
The Birds of Satan—the side project of Foo Fighters drummer Taylor Hawkins—are streaming their new self-titled album ahead of its release next week Readers' Poll The 10 Best Foo Fighters Songs Clocking in at just under 34 minutes the seven-track album features a surprising variety of sounds from speed metal and raucous...

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Jack White Hits the Road on 'Lazaretto' Summer Tour

Mon, 04/07/2014 - 16:20
Before Monday Jack White's 2014 schedule appeared to be a series of one-offs the most notable of which included a Record Store Day gig to promote his label Third Man and June festival dates at Governors Ball Bonnaroo and Glastonbury Now however the former White Stripes singer has announced that...

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New 'Godzilla' Trailer Features More Godzilla, Cranston, Carnage

Mon, 04/07/2014 - 15:02
We go to the movies to see our own hopes dreams and fears reflected back at us — and occasionally to watch a 20-story lizard breathe fire chomp on commuter trains and reduce major cities to rubble It was a safe bet that director Gareth Edwards' upcoming big-budget Godzilla reboot would...

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