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Morrissey Denies Former Bodyguard’s Violent Allegations

It’s not every day Morrissey lands on TMZ but thanks to an alleged murder-for-hire plot lobbied by the laconic singer’s alleged “head of security” Moz is dealing with some legal issues today that make his tour-cancelling illness seem benign In a lawsuit a man named Bradley Steyn says Morrissey hired…

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Diplo and Skrillex Planning Jack U Mixtape, Single

Diplo dropped some details about Jack U – his collaboration with Skrillex – during a Tuesday night Ask Me Anything session on Reddit confirming that the two EDM stars are “doing a mixtape” As Spin notes Diplo also announced that the duo’s first single will be “Take You There” which features…

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On the Charts: 5 Seconds of Summer Dethrone ‘Weird Al’

Man these sad numbers are steady—album sales down 15 percent track sales down 13 percent Maybe Adele can come back and save us all? BOY BAND’S CHART RUN WILL PROBABLY LAST MORE THAN 5 SECONDS 5 Seconds of Summer has done everything right so far — which isn’t surprising considering the Australian…

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Danielle Bradbery Covers A Great Big World

Danielle Bradbery is going under cover for her fans Over the next seven weeks voters will elect a cover song — from any genre allowed — that the 18-year-old singer will perform and post every Tuesday on Vevo This week the fans chose “Say Something” by A Great Big World…

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Lana Del Rey Plays a Bride Without a Groom in ‘Ultraviolence’ Video

Lana Del Rey’s “Ultraviolence” video is nothing like what Stanley Kubrick or A Clockwork Orange author Anthony Burgess who coined the term the singer used for the title of this song and her album could have dreamed up Instead it’s an innocuous bridal fantasy in which Del Rey wanders around…

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Oasis Detail Upcoming ‘(What’s the Story) Morning Glory?’ Reissue

Oasis will continue their Chasing the Sun reissue campaign with the re-release of their 1995 smash (What’s the Story) Morning Glory? scheduled for release on September 30th via Big Brother Recordings Find Out where Oasis’ ‘(What’s the Story) Morning Glory?’ Ranks on Our List of the 500 Greatest Albums of All Time Like the…

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Todd Snider Talks Meltdowns, Pot and Prine in New Road Tales Memoir

Todd Snider has bared his hard-living soul on such albums as 2004′s East Nashville Skyline and his latest Agnostic Hymns & Stoner Fables But Snider a disciple of singer-songwriters like close friend John Prine saves his best stories for the stage entertaining crowds not just with his songs but with…

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Big & Rich Aim to ‘Smash Some Planets Together’ With New Album

“It has always been gravitational” says John Rich of his decade-long musical partnership with Big Kenny “You’re a planet I’m a planet… we oughta smash some planets together That’s the essence of gravity” Country’s 15 Highest Drug Odes And so was born the title of Big & Rich’s fifth studio album Gravity…

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Muse’s Matt Bellamy Promises to ‘Get Heavy’ on New Album

Muse frontman Matt Bellamy teased the band’s in-the-works new album during a brief impromptu Twitter Q&A last week offering this encouraging nugget of information to fans “It’s gonna get heavy” Find Out Where Muse’s ‘The 2nd Law’ Ranks on Our List of 2012′s 50 Best Albums While details were scarce Bellamy said that…

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Steven Van Zandt ‘Finally’ Cooks Up Star-Studded Darlene Love Album

E Street Band guitarist Steven Van Zandt has begun putting together a record for Sixties pop hit-maker Darlene Love whose voice appeared on countless Phil Spector–produced singles like “He’s a Rebel” and “Zip-a-Dee-Doo-Dah” Van Zandt says he promised her he’d make a record with her about three decades ago “depending…

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Flashback: ‘Weird Al’ Battles James Brown on ‘Wheel of Fortune’

“Weird Al” Yankovic was initially very unsure about appearing on Wheel of Fortune when he was approached by the show in 1994 “I said to my manager ‘That sounds kind of cheesy and I don’t know if I want to do it’” he says “Then he said ‘You’ll be playing…

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Beck Hits ‘Heart Is a Drum,’ Climbs ‘Heaven’s Ladder’ on ‘Colbert’

Beck stopped by The Colbert Report on Monday night to chat briefly with host Stephen Colbert and play two songs One from his new album Morning Phase and the other off his 2012 collection of sheet music Song Reader which sees release in a physical form today July 29th Beck’s ‘Morning Phase’…

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