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Sam Smith Dazzles in 'SNL' Debut

Sun, 03/30/2014 - 14:45
Sam Smith brought out a gospel choir to support him in his Saturday Night Live debut last night in an episode hosted by Louis CK The British R&B crooner opened his set with "Stay With Me" backed by the choir along with a full band and string section through the...

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Rapper Benzino Shot During Mother's Funeral Procession

Sun, 03/30/2014 - 12:09
Rapper and Love & Hip Hop Atlanta star Benzino was shot on Saturday while riding in a procession for his mother's funeral outside Boston The Associated Press reports that Benzino's nephew fired the shots hitting the rapper in the arm and grazing his back The 10 Wildest Rap Beefs of All...

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Obama Kisses Justin Bieber to Save Obamacare on 'SNL'

Sun, 03/30/2014 - 08:58
Saturday Night Live opened this week with a shot at President Obama's recent pop culture overtures launching from the president's recent appearance on Between Two Ferns and his public NCAA brackets Setting Jay Pharoah's president up with a social media expert (Noel Wells) arranging viral-friendly content to lure more Healthcaregov signees the...

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'American Horror Story: Freak Show' Casts Michael Chiklis

Sat, 03/29/2014 - 20:08
American Horror Story has been ramping up the suspense for its fourth season and the cast and producers revealed more details Friday during a panel at PaleyFest As Variety reports series creator Ryan Murphy took the opportunity to announce that he has cast Michael Chiklis of The Shield in a...

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'Magic Mike' Sequel in the Works With Impressive Title

Sat, 03/29/2014 - 18:44
Rumors of a sequel to Steven Soderbergh's Magic Mike have been bubbling for some time now bringing fans of the original into a tizzy when star Channing Tatum posted to his Facebook page a photo of himself supposedly at work on the script under the gaze of a bust of...

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Ultra Festival Guard in Extremely Critical Condition After Gate Crash

Sat, 03/29/2014 - 15:59
A security guard for Ultra Music Festival was hospitalized with severe brain hemorrhaging after being trampled by fans crashing the fences around the Miami event on Friday night The Miami Herald reports that the 28-year-old private guard is in "extremely critical" condition "A mob of people came and started rushing the...

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Tiesto Cancels Caracas Show Over Unrest in Venezuela

Sat, 03/29/2014 - 14:26
Tiësto has canceled a show in Caracas scheduled for next month because of the political upheaval currently shaking Venezuela The Dutch DJ told the Associated Press that he is calling off the gig because "it's no time to party"  Tiësto said that he would reschedule the show originally slated for April 4th at...

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Opinion: Why DeSean Jackson Got a Raw Deal by Irv 'Gotti' Lorenzo

Sat, 03/29/2014 - 11:35
I wanna start out by saying I am not a writer My good friend Gus Wenner asked me to write this because of an Instagram post I made about the Philadelphia Eagles releasing wide receiver DeSean Jackson Although I am not a professional writer everything that I say will come...

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Avicii Hospitalized for Gall Bladder Surgery

Sat, 03/29/2014 - 09:32
Avicii has been forced to cancel his appearance at this weekend's Ultra Music Festival in order to undergo gall bladder surgery The festival announced on Friday that Deadmau5 will be taking over to close out the mainstage on Saturday night  The 24-year-old Swedish DJ whose real name is Tim Bergling fell...

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Weekend Rock Question: What Is the Best Live Album of the 1970s?

Fri, 03/28/2014 - 17:45
It took a long time but Kiss finally wound up on the cover of Rolling Stone this week just in time for their induction into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame The crazy Kiss saga would probably not have been possible without Alive! their 1975 live record that finally...

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Brandon Flowers, Father John Misty and Local Natives Cover Johnny Cash

Fri, 03/28/2014 - 17:26
In celebration of the long-delayed release of Johnny Cash's lost 1984 album Out Among the Stars French video series La Blogothèque recruited three acts – Killers frontman Brandon Flowers Father John Misty and Local Natives – to record covers of a few of its 13 tracks in a California desert "He was also...

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Billy Corgan to Play Rumi-Inspired Jams at Tea Shop

Fri, 03/28/2014 - 16:55
What drinks tea watches wrestling and composes jams about Rumi? Apparently Billy Corgan Earlier this week AMC revealed that it had picked up an "Untitled Billy Corgan Wrestling Project" in which the Smashing Pumpkins frontman would appear in an unscripted show as the creative director for an indie wrestling company...

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Johnny Cash's Son: Bob Dylan Freaked Out When He Met My Dad

Fri, 03/28/2014 - 16:17
A lost Johnny Cash album that the Man in Black recorded in the early Eighties Out Among the Stars came out this week and it included the song "She Used to Love Me A Lot" and his take on tracks like Hank Snow's "I'm Movin' On" and Ed Bruce's "After All" A few days...

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5 Rock Records Intended to Have Extremely Limited Pressings

Fri, 03/28/2014 - 15:05
This week the Wu-Tang Clan announced that they had a completed a 31-track double album The Wu – Once Upon a Time in Shaolin But instead of releasing it through conventional means they plan to make a single copy and tour it around the world at museums and galleries before selling...

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Tori Amos Confronts Satan in New Single 'Trouble's Lament'

Fri, 03/28/2014 - 15:00
Tori Amos dwells in dark lyrical territory on the haunting track "Trouble's Lament" the first single she has released from her forthcoming LP Unrepentant Geraldines The song finds Amos focusing her attention on the Prince of Darkness "Satan knows how danger makes you feel" she sings showcasing her vocal range over eerie pianos brushed...

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Police Release Previously Unseen Photos From Kurt Cobain's Death Scene

Fri, 03/28/2014 - 14:15
Last week Seattle police said they were reexamining the evidence surrounding Kurt Cobain's suicide Although they didn't find anything that warranted reopening the case they did unearth a series of bleak photos taken at the scene of the Nirvana frontman's death that they had not previously released A gallery of the...

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Pharrell and Hans Zimmer on Their 'Garage Band' 'Spider-Man' Collab

Fri, 03/28/2014 - 14:03
Pharrell Williams is a man in need of a nap In a few hours he’ll be shooting a music video with Hans Zimmer and Alicia Keys for a song from the soundtrack to The Amazing Spider-Man 2 and right now he looks great as always wearing his big black Vivienne...

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'Walking Dead' Companion Series Official

Fri, 03/28/2014 - 12:50
Months after AMC announced its intention to create a companion show to The Walking Dead the network has confirmed that the series is officially happening according to The Hollywood Reporter The network brought on writer-producer Dave Erickson (Sons of Anarchy Low Winter Sun) as showrunner executive producer and co-writer according to Uproxx He...

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'Two Weasels, Covered in Gravy': Q&A with Eddie Izzard

Fri, 03/28/2014 - 12:15
British comedian and actor Eddie Izzard has never been one to shy away from a challenge There's his openness with talking about his transvestism and his blithe attitude about cross-dressing onstage (Commonly the first observation people have on Izzard focuses on his choice of couture his shade of fingernail polish...

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Migos Involved in Shooting Outside Miami

Fri, 03/28/2014 - 11:59
An unknown shooter in a vehicle opened fire on a van carrying the rap trio Migos on a stretch of Florida interstate during the early hours of Friday morning Miami's WSVN reports The group had been traveling south on I-95 after their concert in Pembroke Pines Florida had been cancelled Trooper...

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