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EXCLUSIVE: Yungblud on His Top Songs and Hanging Up on Dan Reynolds

When Yungblud first got the call from Imagine Dragons frontman Dan Reynolds , he didn’t believe it. “On my tour bus in New Orleans, me phone rings and Dan’s like, ‘yo what’s up it’s Dan Reynolds from Imagine Dragons,’” remembers the 22-year-old star. “I’m like, ‘yeah f*** off, whatever.’ Bang, put...
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Dave Matthews: 'Honor' Just to Be Nominated for Rock Hall of Fame

This week we learned about the new group of nominees for the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame, a diverse collection of genre-bending, generation-influencing, trailblazing artists that might be part of the class of 2020. Nine of the nominees are on the ballot for the first time . They include The Doobie...
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Pat Benatar, Doobie Brothers, Soundgarden Take Early Lead in Rock Hall Fan Voting

If music lovers have anything to say about it, Pat Benatar , The Doobie Brothers and Soundgarden can start making plans to be in Cleveland next year. The three artists have jumped out to an early lead in the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame Fan Vote. With more than a million ballots already cast,...
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Marilyn Manson Is Coming for You in Creepy New 'God's Gonna Cut You Down’

“God’s Gonna Cut You Down” is already an ominous song, made exponentially creepier by the expert, Marilyn Manson . Manson has shared his version of the folk song, made popular by Johnny Cash for his American V: A Hundred Highways album in 2006. The Manson take doesn’t stray far from that idea, but...
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Beck Dishes on New Album ‘Hyperspace,’ Shares Two New Songs

Beck has a lot to live up to as he announces the follow-up to his GRAMMY-winning 2017 album Colors , and he’s taking a different approach this time around. He enlisted Pharrell to produce most of the tracks, and Coldplay frontman Chris Martin among others for backing vocals. Beck ’s 14th studio LP...
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On Tour: The Black Keys Bring the Basement Back to the Arena

You won’t find fireworks at a Black Keys show. There are no pyro cannons or confetti storms, no wristbands that blink in time to the beat. They don’t come to a satellite stage and slap high-fives, or venture into the crowd as security surrounds the scene. There’s no surprise guests, no surprises at...
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Happy Birthday, Flea! The Song Red Hot Chili Peppers Have Played Live the Most

The Red Hot Chili Peppers have played everywhere from the small clubs of their beloved LA, to the Great Pyramids in Egypt; they’ve even been known to show up and perform at their kids’ schools . This past summer, the band also rocked Japan with their performances at Summer Sonic 2019, with more...
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Brandon Boyd Says More New Incubus Music is on the Way

Incubus is already responsible for one of the best songs of the year with “Into the Summer,” and the California band has plenty more where that came from. In a response to a fan’s question on Twitter, frontman Brandon Boyd said the track that was released in August was just the first of a handful...
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Soundgarden, Whitney Houston, Doobie Brothers Among First-Time Rock Hall Nominees

The class of 2020 Rock & Roll Hall of Fame nominees are out, and it’s an eclectic list of artists. Nine of them are on the ballot for the first time: Dave Matthews Band , The Doobie Brothers , Whitney Houston , Motörhead , The Notorious B.I.G. , Pat Benatar , Soundgarden , T. Rex and Thin Lizzy...
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EXCLUSIVE: Rex Orange County Is Ready to Raise His Rating to '10/10'

There’s not much that Rex Orange County doesn’t play. “I played most of the instruments on the album,” he says softly, without a hint of ego as he talks about his upcoming effort, Pony , due out on October 25. “Some of it was done by other musicians, but yeah, predominantly myself.” As he anxiously...
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