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Kiss, Members of Nirvana Appearing This Week on 'The Tonight Show'

Sat, 04/05/2014 - 16:15
It looks like Jimmy Fallon's Tonight Show is getting a jump on Rock and Roll Hall of Fame celebrations this week with appearances from this year's inductees Kiss Yusuf Islam (formerly known as Cat Stevens) Hall and Oates' John Oates and Nirvana's Dave Grohl and Krist Novoselic Rock Hall Induction 2014 Inside the...

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'How I Met Your Mother' to Release Alternate Ending

Sat, 04/05/2014 - 13:30
For fans of How I Met Your Mother who felt betrayed by the grand finale last week the show may have a chance to redeem itself The show's co-creator and executive producer revealed that an alternate ending exists and will be made available to motivated viewers Carter Bays tweeted the news...

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After Life Sentence, an Uncertain Fate for Vybz Kartel

Sat, 04/05/2014 - 10:55
Vybz Kartel has been dancehall music’s most popular and hated personality for much of the last decade inspiring equal levels of adulation and revulsion in Jamaica with his provocative lyrics and controversial antics A shameless self-promoter who once launched his own condom line he’s also an astute social critic with...

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Jason Aldean, Eli Young Band Tip Off Final Four Weekend In Dallas

Sat, 04/05/2014 - 10:42
"If you're from Texas you probably drive a big-ass four-wheel-drive pickup truck" That's not a generalization It's how Jason Aldean introduced "Night Train" — his crossover hit that is all about making magic with that special someone (and "a fifth of 'Comfort") inside of said pickup — midway through his Friday-night...

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Fallon Reveals Why Letterman Is Retiring With His Own Top 10 List

Sat, 04/05/2014 - 10:21
News of David Letterman's impending retirement rocked the late-night TV world this week and the development seems to have hit home with Jimmy Fallon The Tonight Show host took a moment on Friday's show to reminisce about the influence Letterman had on his own career noting that Letterman had asked...

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Neil Young, Billie Joe Armstrong, Beck and More Remember Kurt Cobain

Sat, 04/05/2014 - 09:35
With the 20th anniversary of Kurt Cobain's death this weekend musicians everywhere have been paying homage AP collected reflections from a handful of artists ranging from ones who influenced him to musicians he inspired including Neil Young Beck Green Day's Billie Joe Armstrong and Arcade Fire's Win Butler One thing...

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Watch Two Nine Inch Nails Performances From 'Austin City Limits'

Fri, 04/04/2014 - 17:45
Nine Inch Nails' appearance on Austin City Limits marks two milestones The show is the prelude for the long-running concert TV series' 40th year and stands as the industrial-rock group's longest televised appearance in two-and-a-half decades Rolling Stone premiered the group's ACL performance of a song that's just as old...

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Taylor Hawkins Blends Prog With Pop on New The Birds of Satan Song

Fri, 04/04/2014 - 16:30
On the songs that Foo Fighter Taylor Hawkins' latest side group the Birds of Satan have released so far the band collages together bits of power pop and prog with a whole lot of hard rock The title of their latest "Pieces of the Puzzle" is a fitting metaphor for...

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'Veep's Tony Hale Lives to Serve

Fri, 04/04/2014 - 16:30
There are people who are natural born leaders who breathe in the rarified air of political power and powwow with high-ranking policy wonks and senators And then there are the folks who make sure those same government movers and shakers have the proper lip balm a hot cup of chamomile...

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(Still) Back to Black: How Rihanna, Lorde, Siouxsie Do Goth in Spring

Fri, 04/04/2014 - 16:26
Goth is not having a resurgence — like death and taxes it's never gone away But its influence has been steadily showing up on pop stars for a good year and with the increasing popularity of goth-inspired brands like Zana Bayne and Chromat as well as stalwart goth labels like...

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Space Oddity: Jonathan Glazer on 'Under the Skin'

Fri, 04/04/2014 - 14:30
The very first shot of Jonathan Glazer's Under the Skin focuses on a brilliant pinprick of light that blossoms into a prismatic flower evoking a homemade version of Cosmos' CGI Big Bang The comparison is only fair considering the movie itself feels like the dawn of a new age Glazer's third...

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Weekend Rock Question: What Is the Greatest Superhero Movie?

Fri, 04/04/2014 - 14:10
Captain America The Winter Soldier hit theaters all across America today and so far it's earned a pretty impressive 87 percent approval rating on Rotten Tomatoes It's poised to make a large fortune over the next few weeks pretty much guaranteeing that a new Marvel movie will be made from...

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Pharrell and Anna Kendrick Riff on 'Happy,' Hats in 'SNL' Promos

Fri, 04/04/2014 - 14:05
The Arby's hat is back Pharrell is set to perform on this weekend's episode of Saturday Night Live with Anna Kendrick hosting But as this new promo round-up makes clear the true star in this pairing is the Hat Seen 'Round the World (or at least a massive hat that looks...

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Johnny Rotten, Incubus' Brandon Boyd Set 'Jesus Christ Superstar' Tour

Fri, 04/04/2014 - 13:40
Rock opera and musical theater staple Jesus Christ Superstar will see its Second Coming this summer as Johnny Rotten Incubus' Brandon Boyd *NSYNC’s JC Chasez and former Destiny’s Child’s singer Michelle Williams have all signed on for a 51-city arena tour launching June 9th in New Orleans British singer/actor Ben Forster...

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Sigur Ros Cover 'Game of Thrones' Epic Song 'The Rains of Castamere'

Fri, 04/04/2014 - 13:25
Sigur Ros have already booked a cameo for Game of Thrones' upcoming fourth season but that brush with the HBO fantasy epic wasn't enough for the Icelandic art-rockers According to Film Music Reporter the band has recorded a cover version of "The Rains of Castamere" the song written by series creator...

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Rock Hall Induction 2014: Inside the Fights, Performances, Kiss' Wrath

Fri, 04/04/2014 - 12:20
It's less than a week until the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame's induction ceremony at Brooklyn's Barclays Center and the organizations's President and CEO Joel Peresman is having trouble getting a good night's sleep "Some nights I wake up at 4 am and write down notes for the next...

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Watch David Letterman Introduce Lou Reed Tribute

Fri, 04/04/2014 - 12:05
On Thursday REM bassist Mike Mills tweeted that David Letterman had just announced his retirement begging the question – at least among those unfamiliar with the Late Night music schedule – how he was the one to get the scoop The answer of course was that he former bandmate Peter...

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Johnny Knoxville Will Voice Leonardo in 'Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles'

Fri, 04/04/2014 - 11:00
The upcoming live-action Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles reboot just added a real-life Jackass Eternal prankster Johnny Knoxville has signed on to voice half-shell leader Leonardo in the Michael Bay-produced film Deadline reports Meanwhile Monk star Tony Shalhoub has also joined the voice cast as Splinter the wise rat who teaches the turtles their martial arts skills Johnny Knoxville on...

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David Letterman: Last of the Stand-Up Guys

Fri, 04/04/2014 - 10:35
David Letterman had a sketch in 1983 called "They Took My Show Away" — an after-school special where Dave helps coach a little kid to be a more responsible TV watcher ("Jimmy are you gonna do homework all night? Don't you think you ought to watch a little TV?") But...

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Watch Janelle Monae and M.I.A.'s Hologram Stage Duet

Fri, 04/04/2014 - 09:15
MIA and Janelle Monae performed two live duets last night – even though they were playing on opposite coasts Aided by futuristic (and let's face it terrifying) technology hologram images of Monae (in Los Angeles) and MIA (in New York) were beamed onto each other's respective stages for a show-closing...

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