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Conor Oberst Previews ‘Upside Down Mountain’ Songs at Gigstock

Conor Oberst’s new album Upside Down Mountain is due out in May and earlier this week he gave WNYC’s Soundcheck listeners a substantial preview The Bright Eyes singer stopped by the radio station’s Greene Space on Thursday to perform seven of the 13 tracks on the record some of them…

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Weekend Rock Question: What’s the Best Aerosmith Album?

Aerosmith announced plans for an American summer tour this week with special guest Slash “We’re an old fashioned rock band” Steven Tyler told Rolling Stone “You know what? We’re still fucking together we still have the passion and we still fight and we still make up and it’s still alive…

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Questlove on Kiss’ Influence: ‘I Was Obsessed’

When Questlove enters Rolling Stone’s interview suite to talk about inducting Hall & Oates into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Thursday night he has other immediate concerns “Who else has spoken?” he asks looking at the room’s television which is displaying Kiss’ acceptance speeches “What did Gene say?” Kiss…

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When Did Pavement’s ‘Wowee Zowee’ Become a Masterpiece?

On April 11th 1995 Pavement released their third album Wowee Zowee and everybody hated it Everybody Pavement fans around the country were on the phone telling each other “We’re gonna get through this Don’t panic The next album will be great” I had Easter dinner with friends and all anyone…

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10 Amazing Backstage Moments From the Rock Hall’s 2014 Induction

The 2014 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame induction ceremony was packed with surprising reconciliations and all-star turns on the mic So what went down backstage when the night’s honorees and speakers got a chance to unwind? Rolling Stone captured the behind-the-scenes vibe from our prime perch 20 best moments from…

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Nirvana’s Rock Hall Performance Had St. Vincent Profanely Excited

If St Vincent would have told her 9-year-old self that one day she’d perform with Nirvana she wouldn’t have believed it And then she probably would’ve cursed like a girl twice her age “Nevermind came out when I was 9 and it meant everything to me I know I wouldn’t be…

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Bruce Springsteen Muses on E Street Band’s Legacy in Rock Hall Speech

“In the beginning there was Mad Dog Vini Lopez” So began Bruce Springsteen’s rousing moving speech inducting his longtime backing group exactly 15 years after his own induction into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame 100 greatest Bruce Springsteen songs of all time The current incarnation of the E Street Band was…

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Tom Morello Salutes Kiss Army in Rock Hall Induction Speech

Tom Morello may be currently touring with new Hall of Fame inductees the E Street Band but on Thursday night at Brooklyn’s Barclays Center the former Rage Against the Machine guitarist saluted the Kiss Army while inducting Kiss into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Kiss Forever 40 Years of Feuds and…

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Dan + Shay Perform ’19 You + Me’ Live For Ram Country

Hot country duo Dan + Shay are starting off the month of April with a string of accolades The pair released its debut “Where It All Began” on the first of the monththen followed that up with a trip to Las Vegas for the 2014 Academy of Country Music Awards…

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Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Radio to Take Over SiriusXM’s Classic Vinyl

SiriusXM’s Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Radio channel will move from its normal home on the SiriusXM Internet Radio App to the Classic Vinyl station channel 26 starting Thursday April 10th at 5 pm ET and running through Sunday April 13th During its limited run the Rock Hall station will…

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Led Zeppelin Preview Unreleased Live Tracks From Deluxe Reissues

Two years after Jimmy Page teased Led Zeppelin fans with promises of bonus material on the forthcoming deluxe editions of the band’s catalog the band has just shared a first glimpse of what it has in store A one-minute video includes snippets of “Good Times Bad Times” and “Communication Breakdown”…

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Lily Allen Talks Motherhood, Online Haters and Her New LP ‘Sheezus’

Lily Allen’s upcoming LP Sheezus (in stores May 6th) is the British pop star’s first new album in four years and there were times during the hiatus when she was tempted to walk away from her career “After I met my husband I just wanted to take time to get…

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