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Bob Dylan's 5 No. 1 Albums: You Won't Guess Which of His Classics Didn't Top the Billboard 200...And Which Did

Sometimes musical history makes sense, such as when The Beatles—by all means the greatest act in the history of modern music—also has the record for most no. 1 albums of all time, with 19. Sometimes musical history makes less sense in terms of ...

Damien Rice Announces World Tour [SCHEDULE]

Damien Rice is hitting the road at the end of March in support of his new album 'My Favourite Faded Fantasy.' The Irish singer will kick off the world tour in Atlanta March 31 and make his way through the United States before heading overseas, ...

Bob Dylan May Release a Second Volume of 'Shadows in the Night'

Bob Dylan may have some leftover Frank Sinatra covers from his "Shadows in the Night" recording sessions. Producer Daniel Lanois, who worked on previous Dylan albums, heard the folk legend's most recent LP prior to its release and he was also treated ...

5 Albums by Leonard Nimoy: Remembering The Often Forgotten Side of Mr. Spock's Illustrious Career

The television world mourns the death of Leonard Nimoy, an actor best known for his iconic role as Mr. Spock on 'Star Trek.' Fewer realize that the actor had a brief career as a recording artist, delivering spoken word, folk and country recordings. ...

Bunbury Music Festival Announces Lineup; Snoop Dogg, The Black Keys and The Avett Brothers Headlining [FULL LINEUP]

The Bunbury Music Festival, a relative noob on the festival circuit from Cincinnati, has announced the lineup for its fourth iteration, featuring The Black Keys, the Avett Brothers and Snoop Dogg as its headliners.

Willie Nelson, Allison Krauss and Union Station to Attempt Tour Together for Second Summer in A Row

Willie Nelson and Allison Krauss will once again attempt to do a joint tour together, after last summer's plan fell apart following health concerns for the latter vocalist. The pair are back together for at least nine concert stops this summer. The ...

Mixtape Monday: This Week's Newest Tracks For Sharing

Each and every week we put together our favorite tracks that had premiered a few days prior into one magnificent mixtape to share with you and your friends. This time around we've decided to share new songs from Blur, My Morning Jacket, METZ, Passion ...

7 Best Original Song Oscar Winners, Not Even Nominated at Golden Globes: Three 6 Mafia, Melissa Etheridge and More

Perhaps the most common complaint about Awards Season, especially The Oscars, is that we often have some idea who's going to win. All of the nominees are the same and many of the winners are the same as well. Someone forgot to tell those at the ...

5 Best Original Song Performances Ranked: Adele, Idina Menzel and The Swell Season Sing for Their Trophies

Academy Award viewers are in for a treat this weekend as every nominee for Best Original Song is set to be played during the festivities: Tegan and Sara will team with The Lonely Island for "Everything is Awesome," John Legend and Common will rehash ...

Alabama Shakes Announced As Next SNL Musical Guest With Host Dakota Johnson Ahead Of New Album 'Sound & Color'

Alabama Shakes have been announced as the next musical guest on Saturday Night Live for the Feb. 28 episode. Fittingly ahead of their second album, this will be the band's second musical appearance on show, and it comes almost exactly two years from ...

American Exceptionalism, The '60s and Censorship: 7 Tracks Squashed from Jimi Hendrix, The Rolling Stones, Bob Dylan and More

The state of Oklahoma voted to get rid of the AP American History test this week, taking exception at the course's exception to American Exceptionalism. No decade better represented America trying to edit out what it didn't like about itself more so ...

Sun Kil Moon Announces 'Benji' Follow-Up 'Universal Themes' with Tracklist, June Release Date

Just a year away from the universally critically acclaimed album Benji, Mark Kozelek, a.k.a. Sun Kil Moon is already prepping a new release. Today (Feb. 19), the "Carissa" singer announced that he will be dropping a new album this spring, entitled ...

'Weird Al' Yankovic Talks Life After RCA Contract on 'The Late Late Show'

Most artists would be worried about reaching the end of a lengthy recording contract, but not "Weird Al" Yankovic. The parody singer's last album, Mandatory Fun, marked the end of his 32-year agreement with RCA. Yankovic sees it as an opportunity to ...

Governors Ball 2015: Daily Artist Breakdown Revealed, Single-Day Festival Tickets Go On Sale [SCHEDULE]

Governors Ball Music Festival, which takes place on Randall's Island Park in New York City, announced its lineup back in January and now the daily artist breakdown has been revealed. For those looking into buying single day passes, this breakdown ...

Deluxe Packaging Damages Vinyl for Father John Misty's 'I Love You, Honeybear'; Sub Pop Promises New Pressing

The appeal in vinyl is that it's just much more fun to hold, and the possibilities for packaging stretch much farther. But only so far, as Sub Pop Records and Father John Misty found out when they built an elaborate pop-up art installation into a ...

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