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Beyonce And Jay Z’s ‘On The Run’ Tour Is Brilliant Despite Flawed Setlist: Live Review + MORE

Beyonce and Jay Z‘s blockbuster On The Run tour kicked off last night (June 25) in Miami before an estimated 76,000 screaming fans. Despite starting over an hour late due to near-apocalyptic traffic conditions, there were nothing but smiles in Sun Life stadium. The sense that history was abou.... More »
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Gene Simmons declares rock ‘n’ roll “dead,” Foo Fighters respond “Not so fast” + MORE

Gene Simmons doesn’t have a favorable opinion of the genre for which he was recently honored with an induction into its hall of fame. In a new interview with Esquire, the KISS frontman declared rock ‘n’ roll “dead.” Simmon attributed rock’s demise to the rise of .... More »
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Hardly Strictly Bluegrass picks: Thao and the Get Down Stay Down, Hurray for the Riff Raff + MORE

Hurray for the Riff Raff and Thao and the Get Down Stay Down are among the best bets for the 14th annual Hardly Strictly Bluegrass festival in San Francisco..... More »
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M.I.A. slams the West for forcing Taylor Swift on the world + MORE

M.I.A. has urged the West to help African migrants, slamming people for being more interested in selling Taylor Swift records than helping people who are in dire need of support. The rapper, who has released a new single “Borders” that tackles Europe’s refugee crisis, was asked by .... More »
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Stream Machine Gun Kelly’s Album ‘General Admission’ + MORE

Three years since his debut Lace Up, Machine Gun Kelly is back with his sophomore album, General Admission. As usual, the Cleveland rapper doesn’t rely on features—Kid Rock is the only big name to appear on the 16 tracks, along with lesser-known artists like Victoria Monét, Leroy Sanchez, .... More »
Sad Kanye photo gives the Internet something to smile aboutCheer up! It’s Friday, and there’s a new sad Kanye West photo out there to add to the Internet’s popular obsession with collecting images of the hip-hop star looking less-than-cheerful.

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My Six Best Albums: Grammy award-winning singer Linda RonstadtSINGER Linda Ronstadt, 67, has won 11 Grammy awards. She sang Different Drum with the Stone Poneys in 1967 and had UK hits in the 1980s with Somewhere Out There and Don’t Know Much. Both feature on a new compilation, Linda Ronstadt: Duets, out now.

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BIGSOUND first round speakers announced

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The organisers of BIGSOUND have thrown a curve-ball of sorts, by announcing a first round of speakers comprised entirely of live music bookers.
This added exposure will obviously be a boon for the acts showcasing at the festival, and with artist applications closing next Friday, May 9, places are sure to be fiercely contended…

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Friday. Friday. Friday. That means GIFs are here once again. This week features the most eclectic mix of acts, most of which stemmed from The Tonight Show who knocked it out of the park once again in the music department. David Byrne kicked off the week with his Atomic Band as they played tribute to William Onyeabor while Emma Stone lip-synch’d “Hook” and Arcade Fire let us in on their…

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Echosmith Announce New Acoustic EP; Tease New Song "Terminal"Echosmith have officially announced they will release an acoustic EP digitally on June 10th.The EP features 4 acoustic tracks from the band’s stunning 2013 album Talking Dreams, plus a brand new song titled, “Terminal.”You can watch a video announcement from Echosmith confirming the news, which features a clip of the new track, below…

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10 of the best: Joni Mitchell - readers' choiceEarlier
this week, we listed 10 essential tracks from the singer-songwriter’s back catalogue. Here are 10 more, as recommended by
Guardian readersWhat are your favourite Joni Mitchell tracks? Alex Macpherson nominated his top 10 on Wednesday, and readers responded with their own suggestions in the comments…

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“We Exist” will serve as the next single off Arcade Fire’s Reflektor, and tonight, the band has shared a teaser trailer for the corresponding video. It stars Spider-Man himself, Andrew Garfield.
As Stereogum reports, the video was filmed during the band’s set at Coachella weekend two…

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VIBE Rewind: Raekwon Performs Wu-Tang Classic C.R.E.A.M.

For this week’s VIBE Rewind, VIBE looks back at the 2009 performance of the legendary Raekwon who performed Wu-Tang’s classic single C.R.E.A.M. in New York City. The track being the highest charting Wu-Tang single ever, is off of the underground hip hop group’s debut studio album Enter The Wu-Tang (36 Chambers)…

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Ex-Flaming Lips drummer Kliph Scurlock confirmed today that he was indeed fired by Wayne Coyne after publicly criticizing Christina Fallin, the governor of Oklahoma’s daughter, for wearing a “cultural-appropriating” Native American headdress. Scurlock said, “I was fired for telling Christina to go fuck herself after her lame-ass ‘apology’ when people got upset at her stupid…

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Veronicas hook up with home

– www.dailytelegraph.com.au

BRISBANE’S favourite sister act has moved back home ahead of a new album as they prepare to make a comeback.

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One-hit wonders are charming. One-album wonders, for some reason, are not.
That’s the fate of the Spin Doctors. Type “spin doctors wor” into Google, and it’ll start suggesting “-st band ever.” They finished eighth in a Rolling Stone poll of the worst bands of the 90s, one ahead of Ace of Base…

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Eurovision 2014: Russian politician who called Stephen Fry sick brands contest 'Sodom Show' The Russian politician who branded Stephen Fry “sick” has attacked the Eurovision Song Contest, calling it a “Europe-wide gay parade”.

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An anonymous note was left for detectives investigating John Kennedy's death in December but they have not traced the author.Mr Kennedy was the brother of Jade Jones, a singer with the R&B …

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