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Inside the Country Music Hall of Fame’s Massive Expansion

It’s pretty easy to get lost in the Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum these days On Tuesday the institution will more than double its size with a $100 million 210000-square-foot expansion that will be unveiled in a ceremony featuring performances by Vince Gill Lee Ann Womack Ricky Skaggs…

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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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Jesse Winchester Dead at 69, Singer-Songwriter Became Anti-War Icon

Jesse Winchester the esteemed singer-songwriter who became a symbol of the anti-war movement when he moved to Canada to escape the draft in the Sixties died April 11th from bladder cancer Winchester who was living in Virginia when he died was 69 While never as well known as peers like James…

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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…

Former E Street Band Members: ‘We’re Blood Brothers’

“Bruce is the main noise” former Bruce Springsteen drummer Vini Lopez tells Rolling Stone backstage at the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame following the E Street Band’s performance “You don’t watch the main noise you’re not going to get far” The 100 Greatest Bruce Springsteen Songs of All Time Lopez –…

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Q&A: Hall & Oates Finally Earn a Spot in Rock and Roll Hall of Fame

Philly Blue-eyed soul duo Hall & Oates have been eligible for Hall of Fame induction for more than 15 years but on Thursday night at Barclays Center the group that blended pop Philly soul jazz and New Wave for seven platinum albums finally got their due Inducted by fellow Philly…

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Questlove Claims ‘Hall And Oates Cure Illness’ At Rock Hall Induction

Questlove loves Philadelphia almost as much as Mac loves Chase Utley so when he learned that Philly’s favorite duo Hall and Oates had earned enshrinment in the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame the Roots drummer let it be known that he was the only man who could induct them…

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Nirvana Members Recall McCartney Jam, Weird Al Phone Calls on ‘Fallon’

Ahead of their induction into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Thursday night Nirvana members Dave Grohl and Krist Novoselic stopped by The Tonight Show to share stories with Jimmy Fallon about Kurt Cobain Nirvana’s early days playing with Paul McCartney and what the Hall of Fame induction means to…

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

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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Kate Bush Expands ‘Before the Dawn’ London Residency

Kate Bush has added seven more dates to her surprise live-comeback residency “Before the Dawn” in London Her first in-concert appearances in three decades now span 22 engagements and three months at London’s Hammersmith Apollo this summer and fall Tickets for the shows listed below go on sale March 28th Big…

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Avey Tare on How Sickness and Splatter Inspired ‘Slasher House’

Cinematic mass murder and free-wheeling sonic experimentation two great tastes that taste great together That’s the logic of Avey Tare of Animal Collective anyway For his new solo album Enter the Slasher House out April 8th he’s formed a band called Avey Tare’s Slasher Flicks which also includes his girlfriend…

Download De La Soul’s New, J Dilla-Featured Mixtape

De La Soul have been teasing their new mixtape Smell the DAISY all month and now they’ve officially shared the project on BitTorrent The release (featuring the previously released “Vocabulary Spills”) includes reworked rhymes alongside previously unheard beats from late production legend J Dilla The mixtape also features the Dilla documentary Still Shining Dilla…

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