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  • TLC Unveil Album Release Date, Request Fans' Title Ideas

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    Authors: RollingStoneTLC have set a release date for their last and final album, but it's without a title and they're looking for assistance with naming it, as Billboard points out. The Kickstarter-funded LP will be their first since 2...
  • Flashback: Radiohead Cover Carly Simon's 'Nobody Does It Better'

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    Radiohead have never played a lot of covers in their live set, though over the years they have attempted everything from Glenn Campbell's Rhinestone Cowboy to Neil Young's Cinnamon Girl to Tim Buckley's Sing a Son...
  • Pepsi's Idiotic Kendall Jenner Ad Highlights Pop Music's Protest Problem

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    Authors: RollingStoneThe Lions that inspire the recent single released by Skip Marley, grandson of the legendary protest singer and self-described sufferahBob Marley, can be found on what was once the flag of Ethiopia. In Ras...
  • Hear Feist's Stormy Collaboration With Jarvis Cocker, 'Century'

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    Authors: RollingStoneFeist released a stormy new song, Century, from her upcoming fifth LP, Pleasure. The track opens with the singer crooning over ragged guitars and pounding percussion, but the vibe shifts midway through, with former Pulp fr...
  • Inside Danger Mouse, Sam Cohen's Haunting 1960s Covers Album

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    Authors: RollingStoneDanger Mouse and Brooklyn singer-producer Sam Cohen didn't set out to make a political album when Amazon asked them last November to create a pseudo-soundtrack for dystopian political drama The Man in the High Castle. It was just ...
  • Barry Manilow Talks Fan Reaction After Coming Out as Gay

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    Authors: RollingStoneBarry Manilow spoke publicly for the first time about being gay in a new interview released Wednesday. The 73-year-old Mandy singer ...
  • Flashback: Beyonce, Britney Spears and Pink Rock a Roman Arena, Cover Queen

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    Authors: RollingStoneOver the years, Pepsi has had some iconic faces representing its brand. From Michael Jackson to Mary J. Blige, an assortment of music's biggest stars have joined forces with the soda company. Since the early 2000s, the most famous...
  • Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Induction 2017: 8 Questions We Still Have

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    Authors: RollingStoneThe 2017 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame induction ceremony is just days away. The Brooklyn event is going to bring together rival factions of bands and honor rock greats we've lost in the past year, though we just don't know exact...
  • Weezer's Rivers Cuomo Preps Second Japan-Only LP

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    Authors: RollingStoneAhead of Weezer's upcoming new LP, Rivers Cuomo will release a second LP of Japanese-language music with his Scott & Rivers project. Dubbed ...
  • David Letterman to Replace Neil Young for Pearl Jam Rock Hall Induction

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    David Letterman will induct Pearl Jam into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame at the Brooklyn induction ceremony Friday, with the retired Late Show host filling in for Neil Young. Due to illness, Neil Young is regrettably no longer able to induct Pearl Jam at...
  • Hear Julian Casablancas Lend Vocals to One of His Favorite New Acts

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    Hammarsing Kharhmar grew up in the small Indian town of Shillong, known for its rolling hills and waterfalls. Kharhmar learned guitar there before he moved to Boston and started the New Wave group Mon Khmer, whose hypnotic psychedelia incorporates rock, j...
  • Watch Father John Misty Perform Scathing 'Ballad of the Dying Man' on 'Colbert'

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    Father John Misty performed his hilarious, gospel-tinged single Ballad of the Dying Man Tuesday on The Late Show. Supported by a massive band including six backing vocalists, Josh Tillman chronicled one self-centered man's final thoughts b...
  • Beatles Prep Massive 'Sgt. Pepper' 50th Anniversary Reissue

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    The Beatles will celebrate the 50th anniversary of their groundbreaking album Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band with several reissue packages arriving May 26th. A new stereo mix of the album will be available as a single CD and as part of every ot...
  • Rick Ross Settles Kidnapping, Assault Case

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    Rick Ross and his bodyguard, Nadrian Lateef James, pleaded no contest to misdemeanor kidnapping and assault charges Tuesday, the Atlanta Journal Constitution reports. Ross and James were sentenced to five years probation. The charges stem from a 2015 inci...
  • David Byrne Slams Trump's Proposed Cuts to Arts Agencies

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    David Byrne slammed President Donald Trump's proposal to eliminate funding for federal arts agencies, arguing that the meager sums the government spends on such programs yield a remarkable return on investment. Along with the short essay on his websit...
  • Watch Halsey Struggle With Star-Crossed Romance in 'Now or Never' Video

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    Halsey has returned with the first taste of her sophomore album Hopeless Fountain Kingdom. The R&B slow jam Now or Never was produced by Benny Blanco, Cashmere Cat and Happy Perezand comes with a violent, Mexico City-shot video co-di...
  • Violent Femmes, Echo and the Bunnymen Plot Co-Headlining Tour

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    Milwaukee folk-punks the Violent Femmes and British post-punk stalwarts Echo and the Bunnymen will embark on a co-headlining North American tour this summer. The trek begins July 11th in Philadelphia and includes stops in Brooklyn, Boston, Detroit, Chicag...
  • Fleet Foxes Expand North American Tour

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    Fleet Foxes have expanded their upcoming North American tour in support of their new album, Crack-Up, out June 16th via Nonesuch Records. The folk outfit's first stretch of new dates starts August 8th in Kansas City, Missouri and includes stops in Las...
  • Air Plot First American Tour Since 2010

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    French electronic duo Air will embark on their first American tour since 2010 this June in support of their 20th anniversary anthology, Twentyears. The tour begins with a June 4th set at Governors Ball in New York City and includes stops in Boston, Washin...
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