Posts Tagged ‘world-tour’

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Sia Scores First Number One Album as ‘Frozen’ Sees Resurgence

Slow sales continue but at least they’re consistent — tracks are down 13 percent and albums are down 15 percent numbers that have held steady for weeks Here’s a new one though according to Billboard This week’s overall sales of 41 million represent the lowest number since SoundScan began tallying…

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John Hiatt Releases New Album on His Own ‘Terms’

John Hiatt learned the most important lesson in writing music at the age of 11 “never alter anything” He tells the Guardian that after crafting his first song “Beth Ann” about the blossoming girl in his sixth grade Catholic school class a friend convinced the future music legend to swap…

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Paul McCartney Releases Five Classic LPs as iPad Apps

Paul McCartney has taken a page from Björk’s innovative playbook releasing five of his classic LPs as iPad apps As The Guardian notes the albums – Band on the Run RAM McCartney McCartney II and Wings Over America – are available on Apple’s App Store now each priced at $700 and bundled with remastered audio interviews videos (including documentaries and…

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‘Weird Al’ Wards off Illuminati, Sandwich Mold in Lorde Parody Video

As “Weird Al” Yankovic demonstrates in his new music video for “Foil” a parody of Lorde’s minimalist electro-pop smash “Royals” aluminum foil serves two handy purposes protecting your sandwiches from mold and your thoughts from alien visitors The “Foil” clip which premiered Wednesday via College Humor is the third released…

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Watch Grateful Dead Groove on ‘Playing in the Band’ for Upcoming Movie

The Grateful Dead will march back into theaters across the country on Thursday July 17th when their annual “Grateful Dead Meet-Up at the Movies” series returns with a special screening of a never-before-seen 1972 performance for Beat Club Germany’s first major rock and roll TV show 20 Essential Grateful Dead Shows For…

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Ron Howard to Direct New Beatles Doc Focusing on Band’s Early Years

When Ron Howard was 9 years old he was already a national television star on The Andy Griffith Show – and there was only one thing he wanted for his next birthday “The gift that I was begging for was a Beatle wig” he tells Rolling Stone with a laugh…

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Maddie & Tae Fire a Shot at ‘Bro Country’

So far it’s been an incredibly eventful first radio tour for Maddie & Tae Their bus driver made an overly ambitious attempt to clear a bridge instead grinding the roof against the structure which produced a horrible near-apocalyptic racket and sent everybody ducking for cover Miranda Lambert Gives a Woman’s Take…

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Dolly Parton Gay-Friendly Dance Album on the Way?

Four decades after writing “Coat of Many Colors” Dolly Parton is showing some more love for the rainbow On a conference call last week the country icon spoke about an unreleased track called “Just a Wee Bit Gay” which is reportedly part of a larger group of songs that are…

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Nas Takes Rolling Stone Behind the Scenes of New ‘Represent’ Video

When Illmatic Nas’ seminal 1994 debut was reissued in April for the album’s 20th anniversary hip-hop fans were treated to countless retrospective reviews a documentary on the film a performance by the 40-piece National Symphony Orchestra and extensive interviews with the rapper himself There was seemingly little left for fans to want and little…

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Kip Moore Confronts ESPN Radio Host Over Ticket Scalpers

Months before the release of his second album Kip Moore is waging a battle with ticket scalpers many of whom have been buying tickets to the country singer’s headlining tour — which launches on September 25 following his summertime dates with Tim McGraw — and selling them at a significant…

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Maggie Rose Puts the ‘Girl’ in Bro Country — Song Premiere

If you turn Maggie Rose’s new single “Girl in Your Truck Song” into a drinking game — taking a swig every time she name-checks a so-called “bro country” song — you’ll likely be pretty buzzed by the end of the first chorus Readers’ Poll The 10 Best Songs of 2014 So…

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Hear the Jerry Garcia Band Play ‘Mission in the Rain’ Live – Premiere

The Jerry Garcia Band opened March of 1978 in Berkeley but from there they moved east playing cities as large as Boston and Philadelphia and suburbs as small as Commack New York and Pawtucket Rhode Island On the 22nd the band made their California homecoming at the Sebastopol Veteran’s Hall…

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