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Did Angelina Jolie Really Kidnap Chris Martin? + MORE

The singer tells a reporter what it took for him to write song for "Unbroken.".... More »
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Music Review: Nellie McKay Plays the Drag King Billy Tipton at 54 Below + MORE

Nellie McKay, in her latest cabaret show, “A Girl Named Bill,” portrays Billy Tipton, a female musician who passed as a man for most of her life..... More »
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Band Aid 30's 'Do They Know It’s Christmas?,' Single Review + MORE

The world will always have its woes. So, it seems, Bob Geldof will always have a reason to recycle his ground-breaking charity ode “Do They Know It’s Christmas?” .... More »
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Queen’s Drummer Has Formed His Own Queen Tribute Band + MORE

Feeds: Queen, Roger Taylor Bringing You The Latest Aussie & International News - Reviews And Interviews .... More »
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Bette Midler's spring tour includes Bay Area + MORE

The Divine Miss M will emphasize girl-group music going back seven decades off her new disc, 'It's the Girls,' during a tour that kicks off May 8 in Florida. Midler is scheduled to touch down May 26 at SAP Center in San Jose, the tour's only Bay Area venue..... More »
Florence + The Machine Goes Heavy MetalIt’s been very quiet on the Florence + The Machine front lately while the powerfully-lunged British songstress continues her music sabbatical, but things are about to get loud. Very loud indeed. A tribute album consisting entirely of metal covers of Florence + The Machine songs is on the way. And no, it’s not called Florence […]

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After announcing her first tour in 30 years on Friday, Kate Bush has added another week of concert dates    

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Junos co-host Johnny Reid on hosting, inspiration and his favourite Canadian album: Q&AHosting duties for this Sunday’s Junos awards show are split amongst three Canadian musicians: Johnny Reid, Halifax rapper Classified and Toronto singer/songwriter Serena Ryder. Ben Rayner sits down with Reid.

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Black Lips’ Cole Alexander Clarifies Rapper CriticismsIn a recent A.V. Club interview about his hatred of Lorde’s “Royals,” Black Lips guitarist Cole Alexander offered some remarks about rap music that struck some readers as racist. Specifically, while bemoaning Drake’s suburban background and alleged lack of edge, Alexander said he likes his rap “evil,” “ghetto,” and “ratchet” among other descriptors…

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Austin singer-songwriter has a dark and foreboding set of new songs on the aptly titled “The Nocturne Diaries.” Singer-songwriter Kevin Russell of the Gourds serves up a tasty Gulf Coast mix of soul, blues, country and R&B. 9:30 p.m. at McGonigel’s Mucky Duck, 2425 Norfolk; 713-528-5999. Durham is a howling, growling one-man folk band who bangs out songs on guitar and banjo that are wild and haunting…

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Kate Bush tickets: how to get them

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Kate Bush tickets for her Before the Dawn tour go on sale at 9.30am on Friday March 28    

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Sevyn Streeter Joins Forces With Kid Ink For “nEXt”: Watch The Sizzling VideoSevyn Streeter has chosen the Kid Ink remix of “nEXt” as the second single from her very good debut EP Call Me Crazy, But… and reunites with the rising MC in the eye-popping video. Which finds the “It Won’t Stop” diva spending a lot of time in a bathtub with only strategically placed post-it notes covering her body…

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Public Memorial Planned for GWAR's Dave BrockieOn Monday, March 24, we learned the sad news that GWAR frontman Dave Brockie, best known as the monstrously masked Oderus Urungus, died at the age of 50. Now, band manager Jack Flanagan issued a new official statement updating fans on the process of identifying cause-of-death, and sharing details for a public memorial — August 16 at Hadad’s Lake in Richmond, Virginia…

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Ed Sheeran Performs New Song "Take It Back Now" Live at Charity ConcertEd Sheeran surprised fans at his concert earlier this week at the Royal Albert Hall in London, England to a performance of a brand new song titled “Take It Back Now.”A fan-shot recording from the show can be viewed below.The track is expected to appear on Ed’s long-awaited new album that is due out later this year.

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New Music: Puff Daddy f/ Rick Ross & French Montana – ‘Big Homie’Puff Daddy is back. The Bad Boy mogul revives his ’90s persona and demands your respect on his boastful new single “Big Homie” featuring Rick Ross and French Montana.“Boy, you’s a little ni**a, Gary Coleman / I be callin’ all the shots, big homie,” proclaims the Forbes Cash King…

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London Grammar Mark ‘If You Wait’ US Release With ‘Kimmel’ Performance: WatchIndie-pop watchers are likely familiar with London Grammar, but this week the band will expand its reach after giving debut album If You Wait an official US release. To mark the occasion, the British trio performed a pair of songs on Jimmy Kimmel Live Wednesday (March 26). First up was “Strong,” their beautiful exercise in stillness anchored by Hannah Reid’s elegant and husky vocals…

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Spotlight: Warpaint

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“Ecstasy?” Warpaint frontwoman Emily Kokal quips when asked to explain her band’s decision to dive into the experimental sounds that dominate today’s R&B hit parade. “Just kidding—I don’t really know.”

An article in NME around last Halloween described the Los Angeles quartet’s new, eponymous second album as “inspired by rap and R&B,” giving readers the…

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Lauren Conrad Plays Sexy For April Cover of Allure + We Take a Look Back At ‘The Hills” Greatest Life LessonsEach week MTV.ca will be digging into the past of MTV Classics, ‘Laguna Beach,’ ‘The Hills,’ ‘The City,’ and ‘Jersey Shore’ in celebration of #ThrowBackThursday, #FlashbackFriday, or whatever you wanna call it! Stick with us for all the latest news and gossip surrounding your favourite MTV reality stars! And if that’s not enough… watch full episodes of these shows and more available for your binge-watching pleasure on MTV…

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