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Natalie Merchant Premieres ‘Ladybird’ Video

In the thirteen years since her last album of original songs Natalie Merchant got married had a daughter and got divorced So maybe it’s not surprising that the lead single from Natalie Merchant “Ladybird” has lyrics directed at a woman wondering whether she can fly away from her domestic life…

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Watch Bruce Springsteen’s Impromptu ‘American Beauty’ Clip

On the release day for Bruce Springsteen’s Record Store Day EP American Beauty he and the E Street Band shot an impromptu video for the song “American Beauty” before their Charlotte gig But even on short notice Springsteen mustered a charismatic performance wearing sunglasses and thrusting his hand out as…

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Preview ‘Red Rain’ From Peter Gabriel’s Theatrical Concert Event

Peter Gabriel has never been an artist that’s spent much time looking backwards but in 2012 he decided to hit the road and play his 1986 landmark album SO in its entirety even reforming the original touring band from the era and recreating much of the staging “This is the…

Flashback: U2 Cover Neil Young’s ‘Southern Man’ In 1987

When the four members of U2 first began gigging around Dublin as Feedback in 1976 they barely knew how to play their instruments let alone write original songs That meant their show was devoted entirely to the hits of the day which meant covering Peter Frampton the Bay City Rollers…

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Portugal. The Man Create ‘Endangered Song’ for Earth Day

Just in time for Earth Day Portugal The Man have partnered with Smithsonian’s National Zoo and Conservation Biology Institute to release a limited-edition run of 400 records to raise awareness for critically endangered Sumatran tigers Photo Gallery Portugal The Man Unwind Back in Hometown “[The song is] a metaphor for endangered species…

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Artist to Watch: 3BallMTY

Who They Are A trio of DJs – Erick Rincón Sheeqo Beat and DJ Otto – from Monterrey Mexico all between the ages of 20 and 22 What They’ve Done While still in their teens the group raised the international profile of tribal an infectious dance genre popularized in their hometown…

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Green Day’s Billie Joe Armstrong Joins the Replacements at Coachella

Green Day’s Billie Joe Armstrong provided musical reinforcement for the Replacements during the band’s second Coachella weekend set on Friday night As Billboard reports frontman Paul Westerberg was plagued by back trouble and spent much of the set laying on a sofa while he played his guitar parts so the…

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Watch RZA’s ‘Parks and Rec’ Screen Test

Part-time television critic Questlove – who works his day gig playing in the Roots on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon – recently spotted a parallel between another show on his network Parks and Recreation and one of his favorite groups the Wu-Tang Clan In a new Funny or Die…

Future and Kanye West Romance Beachside Models in ‘I Won’ Video

In the music video for their collaborative single “I Won” Future and Kanye West serenade a slew of curvaceous models striking sexy poses on a private beach The black-and-white clip directed by longtime West collaborator Hype Williams leaves little to the imagination  Kanye West’s 15 Best Quotes of 2013 Future takes command…

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Flashback: See Gary Glitter Nearly Knock Roger Daltrey’s Eye Out

Roger Daltrey couldn’t have been more excited when Pete Townshend decided to reform the Who in 1996 for a grandiose production of Quadrophenia in London’s Hyde Park The Who hadn’t played in seven years at that point and two years earlier Daltery and John Entwistle launched an American tour where…

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Converge Mourn Dog’s Death with Maggots and Fire in New Video

The video for hardcore howlers Converge’s “All We Love We Leave Behind” – the title track to their 2013 album – tells the sentimental tale of one man’s love for a dog and how that leads him to getting strangled and having maggots placed on his face The avant-garde mini…

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Josh Homme Plays ‘Disappointing Gay Man’ in New ‘Portlandia’ Clip

Queens of the Stone Age frontman Josh Homme drops by Portlandia this week playing the slobbish brother and to quote Portlandia’s blog ‘disappointing gay man’ of Carrie Brownstein in the new clip above The Best Musical Moments From Portlandia With boyfriend Nick Swardson in tow Homme plays the Guest Who Wouldn’t Leave bringing in his dog Rambo…

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