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  • Shonen Knife rocks on, more than 30 years later.
    In The Interviews Oct 18, 2014 EDT

    Shonen Knife's Naoko Yamano Reflects on New Album 'Overdrive,' Being a Favorite of Kurt Cobain and B…

    Shonen Knife has more than 30 years of music under its belt, along with the allegiances of alternative rock icons Nirvana and Sonic Youth. What more could a band ask for?

  • Cold War Kids
    In The Interviews Oct 20, 2014 EDT

    Cold War Kids Frontman Nathan Willett Talks New Album 'Hold My Home,' Tour Plans, PledgeMusic Campai…

    Cold War Kids drop their fifth studio album, Hold My Home, tomorrow (Oct. 21). Serving as the follow-up to 2013's Dear Miss Lonely Hearts, the album explores the notion of "home" and features production from guitarist Dan Gallucci and frequent collaborator Lars Stalfors (Mars Volta, Matt & Kim). We chatted with frontman Nathan Willett about the inspiration behind the new effort, how the band has evolved, their tour plans, and the special memorabilia available to fans on their PledgeMusic campaign.

  • Joan Jett
    In The Interviews Oct 20, 2014 EDT

    Little Kids Rock Benefit NYC 2014: Founder David Wish Explains Why Music Education Is Vital To The F…

    This Thursday (Oct. 23), Little Kids Rock will bring together Alice Cooper, Green Day's Billie Joe Armstrong, Cheap Trick, Tommy James, Kathleen Hanna (Bikini Kill) with Adam "Ad-Rock" Horovitz (Beastie Boys), Darlene Love, Glen Hansard, Mike Ness (Social Distortion), Jesse Malin, Brody Dalle and Jake Clemons (E Street Band) to pay tribute to Joan Jett, who is being honored as "Rocker of the Year," at their sixth annual Little Kids Rock Benefit. The event takes place at New York's iconic Hammerstein Ballroom at 6:30 p.m. and will also honor Guitar Center CEO Mike Pratt for his support as well as Jake Clemons, who will receive the "Big Man of the Year" Award, a prize originally named for his uncle and former E Street Band sax player Clarence Clemons.


  • Stephanie McMahon Announces Sweeping Changes to WWE's Domestic Violence Policy

  • Meek Mill Shares New Song From Prison 'F--k U Mean' Featuring Lil Boosie [LISTEN]

  • George Harrison: Beatle's Childhood Home Sells For $250K

  • Glasslands Closing after New Year's Eve, but Management Seems Optimistic; Is VICE Media to Blame?

  • Khloé Kardashian Is on the Prowl, Looking for Distractions Like Wiz Khalifa to Keep Her Mind Off of Lamar Odom

  • 'Led Zeppelin II': 9 Songs Ranked For Its 45th Anniversary

  • Renée Zellweger Attributes Her Shocking New Look to Having a 'Fulfilling Life' after Taking a Break from Hollywood's Vices

  • Pandora Unveils AMP, A Service to Help Performers Track Data (and Make Sure They Get Paid)

  • Audio Tape of Hysterical Bristol Palin Talking to Police on Night of Bloody Alaskan Brawl Creates Media Frenzy

  • Pink Floyd's 'The Endless River' on Pace to Take Preorder Record from One Direction's 'Midnight Memories'

  • 'Orphan Black's Tatiana Maslany Preparing For New York Stage Debut

  • Drake, Avicii, 2 Chainz and More Headlining Australia's Future Music Festival for 2015

  • DJ Khaled Hospitalized In Miami

  • T.I. Opens Up About Snoop Dogg Beef, Apology to Iggy Azalea

  • 23 Things You Might Not Know About Paul McCartney

  • Foo Fighters Tease 'Sonic Highways' Washington D.C. Episode, Announce Club Show [VIDEO]

  • Red Hot Chili Peppers Drummer Chad Smith To Release 'The Process' With Jon Batiste, Bill Laswell

  • Juno Award Winners The Strumbellas Talk 'We Still Move On Dance Floors,' Perform "Run" and "Ride On" [WATCH]

  • Simple Minds Share New Song "Midnight Walking" From Upcoming Album 'Big Music' [LISTEN]

  • The 'South Park' Kanye West 'Hobbit' Parody Will Be Released On Record Store Day

  • The Black Keys's Patrick Carney Calls LeBron James 'Classy' for Cleveland Move

  • Orbital Breaks Up for Second Time, Paul Hartnoll Announces New Project 8:58

  • Mac Miller Signs $10 Million Deal with Warner Bros., Shares New Song [LISTEN]

  • WATCH: Gwen Stefani Gets Trippy in Her "Baby Don't Lie" Music Video Ahead of New Album Release

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    In The Genres Oct 21, 2014 EDT

    Gregg Allman Says There Will Be No Special Guests for The Allman Brothers's Final Shows This Month

    The Allman Brothers Band will say farewell at the end of the month with a six-night residency at the Beacon Theatre in New York City, and bandleader Gregg Allman recently announced there will not be any special guest performers at the shows.Read more »

    In The Genres Oct 21, 2014 EDT

    Chief Keef Dropped from Interscope Records, Plans to Release Album on His Own

    Chicago rapper Chief Keef has been dropped by his label Interscope Records, "AllHipHop" reports. According to an anonymous source, the split occurred about two weeks ago in relation to the numerous legal troubles Keef has faced in the last two years, including drug charges and a shootout that occurred in Chicago in March. He nonetheless plans to release an album on his own.Read more »

    In The Genres Oct 21, 2014 EDT

    Flea Says The Next Red Hot Chili Peppers Album Will Be 'Super Danceable'

    The Red Hot Chili Peppers have not released a new album since 2011's "I'm with You," but longtime bassist Flea said that the band is hard at work on a follow-up, which he called "super danceable."Read more »

    In The Genres Oct 21, 2014 EDT

    Dave Matthews Performs With Ladysmith Black Mambazo At Carnegie Hall: DMB Frontman Fills In For Paul Simon [VIDEO]

    It wasn’t exactly Paul Simon playing alongside Ladysmith Black Mambazo, but it was still pretty damn good! Maybe even better actually? Over the weekend, Dave Matthews Band frontman Dave Matthews stopped by New York City’s Carnegie Hall to fill in for the famed singer.Read more »

    In The Genres Oct 21, 2014 EDT

    Joe Budden Announces 'Some Love Lost' Tour Dates with Emanny, Emilio Rojas [FULL SCHEDULE]

    In support of his upcoming EP "Some Love Lost," which is set for release Nov. 4, rapper Joe Budden has announced a string of tour dates, which you can check out below. As reported by "Hot New Hip-Hop," the tour kicks off in New York Nov. 4 — the same day as the EP release — and though the last date currently listed is Nov. 24 in Providence, Rhode Island, more dates will be announced soon. Joining the "Love & Hip-Hop" star on tour is New York R&B singer Emanny and Rochester rapper Emilio Rojas, both of whom have collaborated with Budden before.Read more »

    In The Genres Oct 21, 2014 EDT

    Pearl Jam Runs Through 1998's 'Yield' in Its Entirety at Milwaukee Show [WATCH]

    There seems to be a trend with recent Pearl Jam shows, as the band has been playing some of their earlier albums in their entirety live. On Friday, Oct. 17, PJ ran through their 1996 LP "No Code" in Moline, Illinois, and last night they moved on to 1998's "Yield" in Milwaukee, Wisconsin.Read more »

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