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Johnny Marr is digging Noel Gallagher's new album

Johnny Marr Says Noel Gallagher's New Album 'Chasing Yesterday' Is 'Pretty Rocking'

Oct 2014 20:11PM EDT

Johnny Marr helped out Noel Gallagher with his just-announced album "Chasing Yesterday," and the former Smiths guitarist had nothing but good things to say about the record.READ MORE

Bob Seger will join Jason Aldean on Oct. 28 for a taping of CMT Crossroads

Bob Seger And Jason Aldean To Perform On 'CMT Crossroads'

Oct 2014 19:57PM EDT

Detroit rocker Bob Seger will team up with country boy Jason Aldean for the upcoming 'CMT Crossroads' performance.READ MORE

Cream in 1967

Cream Career-Spanning Box Set Will Be Released in November [TRACKLIST]

Oct 2014 17:43PM EDT

Although Cream's career was brief, it spawned four impressive albums that will be released in a specialty box set this November.READ MORE


Interview: Hunters' Izzy Almeida on Leaving New York, Dating in a Band and A Tentative Second Album

Oct 2014 16:44PM EDT

When most people think of nostalgia for the '90s, images of Spice Girls and Pokemon dance in their head... not so much for the sludgy grunge music of the hard alternative rock scene. But, that's exactly what indie band Hunters brings to mind. Blending together the sensibility of riot grrrl punk with thrashing metal guitars, this Philadelphia via Brooklyn band recalls and era gone by.READ MORE

Britt Daniel of Spoon

Spoon Announce New US Tour Dates, Including Appearance on 'The Daily Show' [FULL SCHEDULE]

Oct 2014 15:56PM EDT

Though Austin, Texas, indie rock heroes Spoon already toured the United States this past summer in support of their new album "They Want My Soul," today they announced that they'll be returning to the States in December for a new string of tour dates. Following their month-long stint around Europe, "Consequence of Sound" reported that Spoon will kick off their U.S. tour dates Dec. 7 in Boulder, Colorado, and finish New Year's Eve in Dallas. In February, the tour will resume briefly for a three-date stint in Australia. In addition to these newly announced tour dates, Spoon will also be appearing on "The Daily Show" Thursday, Oct. 30.READ MORE

Paul McCartney - "McCartney II" (1980)

Paul Is NOT Dead: The Beatles, Frank Sinatra, Jon Bon Jovi and a History of Musical Death Hoaxes

Oct 2014 15:47PM EDT

The Beatles formally released a press statement on October 21 during 1969 to deny claims that Paul McCartney had died. He wasn't the first celebrity to undergo a death hoax nor would he be the last. One would think that with a news cycle that constantly updates during the new digital age, people would panic less about these things. Alas, it's almost gotten worse. Check out five of the most famous death hoaxes in the history of musicians and how they got started:READ MORE

Jim Root in 2006

Slipknot's Jim Root Defends the Band's Attempts to Help Deceased Bassist Paul Gray with Drug Problem

Oct 2014 14:55PM EDT

Slipknot guitarist Jim Root defended his band in a recent interview over accusations that the group did not try to help bassist Paul Gray with his drug addiction that resulted in his death in 2010.READ MORE

Jean-Paul Sartre

Jean-Paul Sartre, Existentialism and Music That Lives It: The Doors, Pink Floyd and...Drake?

Oct 2014 14:49PM EDT

Jean-Paul Sartre was awarded the Nobel Prize for Literature 50 years ago, which he immediately turned down, citing that no author "should allow himself to be turned into an institution." A somewhat ironic argument considering the institution that his arguments have become in the world of philosophy. Although not the inventor of existentialism, Sartre was at the apex of the doctrine during its rise in popularity following World War II. Music Times gathered a few songs that can be seen as representing Sartre's thought process and we hope that all you philosophy majors will lay off if we blur some lines. This is dense stuff.READ MORE

Devo - "Miracle Witness Hour"

Devo to Release Lost Live Album 'Miracle Witness Hour,' Share Live Version of 'Uncontrollable Urge'

Oct 2014 14:16PM EDT

Legendary post-punk band Devo has announced the release of a new live album, "Miracle Witness Hour," which was recorded in Cleveland all the way back in 1977 prior to the release of the band's debut album "Q: Are We Not Men? A: We Are Devo!" The album is set for release Dec. 1 and will include liner notes written by founding member Gerald Casale. You can also listen to a live version of "Uncontrollable Urge."READ MORE

Jimmy Page of Led Zeppelin

Led Zeppelin Share Alternate Mix of 'Stairway to Heaven' From Upcoming Reissue [LISTEN]

Oct 2014 12:42PM EDT

Last week, Led Zeppelin gave us a taste of their upcoming "Led Zeppelin IV" remaster with an alternate mix of their classic track "Rock & Roll," and today they have shared an alternate mix of another one of the album's classics: "Stairway to Heaven."READ MORE

Taylor Swift

Taylor Swift Matches Herself with Two Songs atop Digital Downloads Chart: "Out of The Woods" and "Shake It Off" Take Top Spots

Oct 2014 12:22PM EDT

Country music may have put two performers on top of the Billboard 200 this week but unfortunately it can't claim the same for the Digital Downloads charts, as Taylor Swift has "officially" switched over to pop. However she's certainly brought her sales tendencies with her.READ MORE

Jessie Ware

SXSW 2015 Line-Up Announced, Includes Jessie Ware, Thee Oh Sees, Courtney Barnett

Oct 2014 12:01PM EDT

The music portion of this year's South By Southwest Festival in Austin, Texas, will take place March 17 to 22, and today the festival has announced its initial lineup. Some of the bigger names in the lineup include Jessie Ware, Thee Oh Sees, Courtney Barnett, The Pop Group, The Dodos, The Church and Bishop Nehru. You can check out the complete list over at the SXSW website. The interactive and film festival portions of SXSW 2015 begin March 13, a few days earlier than the music portion.READ MORE

Florida Georgia Line

Florida Georgia Line Keeps Country on Top of Billboard 200; The Game and U2 See Numbers Short of What They're Used To

Oct 2014 11:58AM EDT

This week's Billboard 200 Top 10 was chock full of new albums but the main story has to be country music's recent success. This week marks the third in a row where the genre has placed a new album atop the charts. Florida Georgia Line was this week's representative as Anything Goes sold 197,000 copies.READ MORE

Led Zeppelin - "Led Zeppelin II" (1969)

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

Oct 2014 10:16AM EDT

Today, Oct. 22, marks the 45th anniversary of Led Zeppelin's classic second album Led Zeppelin II. Released just nine months after their debut, Led Zeppelin II refined the band's soaring, metallic take on blues, delivering some of rock's greatest guitar riffs in the process. In celebration of this incredible album, here are its nine songs ranked.READ MORE

David Gilmour of Pink Floyd

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

Oct 2014 09:27AM EDT

Pink Floyd's forthcoming "final" album is looking like it will take the record for the most preordered album in the history of Amazon.com...Amazon.com.uk that is.READ MORE

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