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David Bowie Auditioned for Gandalf In 'Lord of the Rings' Says Dominic Monaghan

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We all know the great Ian McKellen from his brilliant role as Gandalf in the 'Lord of the Rings' series. However, in a recent interview, co-star Dominic Monaghan who played the hobbit Merry, reveals that David Bowie auditioned for the iconic role.READ MORE

 Michael C. Hall is a presenters at the 2014 Breakthrough Prizes Awarded in Fundamental Physics and Life Sciences Ceremony at NASA Ames Research Center on December 12, 2013 in Mountain View, California.

Michael C. Hall: Working With David Bowie Was 'the Most Humbling Experience'

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Michael C. Hall learned of rock icon David Bowie's death while recording the soundtrack for Lazarus, the artist's off-Broadway musical. It was only then, the Dexter star said, that he fully realized working with Bowie was the "most humbling experience I ever had."READ MORE

Co-Founder of ONE and (RED) singer Bono attends the ONE Campaign and (RED)’s concert to mark World AIDS Day, celebrate the incredible progress that’s been made in the fights against extreme poverty and HIV/AIDS, and to honor the extraordinary leaders, ded

Bono Writes David Bowie Tribute for Rolling Stone's Memorial Issue

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Bono says that at age 14, David Bowie's music "woke me up" -- and his passing has left that part of the U2 singer "a void."READ MORE

Record producer Tony Visconti attends a signing session for his book 'Tony Visconti : The Autobiography' at Harrods

SXSW 2016: David Bowie Producer Tony Visconti to Deliver Opening Keynote Address

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SXSW 2016 is shaping up to be an exciting year for the grass roots to large scale festival. Tony Visconti, who was the mastermind behind some of fallen legend David Bowie's most lasting albums, including his last, Blackstar, has just been confirmed as opening keynote speaker. Perhaps partly in honor of Bowie, Visconti is slated to deliver to deliver the opening address on the music portion of the festival, which stretches a week for the festival's 30th anniversary. Other portions of SXSW include film and technology.READ MORE

Brendon Urie of Panic! at the Disco performs at the Tower Theatre on Jan. 19, 2016, in Los Angeles

Panic! At The Disco 'Death of a Bachelor' Tops Album Chart Over Adele, Kidz Bop, David Bowie

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Panic! at the Disco have been a staple of the pop-punk world for 12 years, but Brandon Urie has just achieved his first No. 1 album with Death of a Bachelor. This week, the latest LP from the Las Vegas rockers topped the U.S. album charts, leading recent releases from Adele and David Bowie.READ MORE

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Jim Henson’s 'Labyrinth' Reboot: Will David Bowie’s Goblin King Live On?

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Jim Henson's final film, "Labyrinth," features David Bowie in one of his most famous acting roles as Jareth the Goblin King and is lauded as a landmark '80s cult classic. Mere days following the rock icon's death, the Jim Henson Company and Sony's TriStar Pictures have struck a deal to return to the goblin kingdom in a reboot penned by "Guardians of the Galaxy" co-writer, Nicole Perlman.READ MORE

Coachella Valley Music & Arts Festival 2011 - Day 3

PJ Harvey Shares “The Wheel” From New Album ‘The Hope Six Demolition Project’ [LISTEN]

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PJ Harvey has shared the first single off her ninth full-length studio album, 'The Hope Six Demolition Project,' which is due out April 15th via Island Records. The new song is titled "The Wheel" and you can stream the full song as well as a radio edit of it here.READ MORE

David Bowie performs on stage on the third and final day of 'The Nokia Isle of Wight Festival 2004' at Seaclose Park

David Bowie's Son Posts Thank You Letter from His Doctor to Twitter

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As the music world mourns the passing of icon David Bowie, his son Duncan Jones has taken to social media to share a thank you letter from his doctor. Jones originally broke the news of his father’s death on Jan. 10 and told the public that he would be taking some time away from the Internet to grieve. Bowie had an 18-month battle before his death, and in the letter it is implied that he passed peacefully. To share the letter, Jones re-tweeted an original post from the Marie-Curie Organization that shared the essay written by Dr. Mark Taubert, who was Bowie’s palliative care consultant in his final months.READ MORE

UK: The Nokia Isle of Wight Festival 2004 - Day Three

Lost Recording of David Bowie Impersonating Bruce Springsteen, Iggy Pop Released [WATCH]

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It is unfortunate the music world has recently lost some of the greats including David Bowie. The worldwide famous singer passed away too soon but he also left some gems behind that would keep his memory alive. This week, the Talkhouse released a lost recording of David Bowie impersonating Bruce Springsteen, Iggy Pop, Tom Waits, Lou Reed and Neil Young.READ MORE

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Dwight Yoakam: Elvis Presley Tried to Work with David Bowie in 1977 for a New Album

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It would have been the collaboration of the century, but it never happened. A country singer named Dwight Yoakam is claiming that Elvis Presley approached David Bowie about working together in 1977. He also reportedly encountered Bowie in 1997 and the two had a strong bond over their shared love of the fallen legend, Presley.READ MORE

Kanye West performs onstage at the 2015 iHeartRadio Music Festival

Duh, Kanye West Is Not Making a David Bowie Tribute Album

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Rockist fans of David Bowie - there is no need to worry. Kanye West has no plans to release an album full of Bowie covers. In the wake of the rock legend's death earlier this month, rumors flew wild that the "No More Parties in LA" rapper was looking to release an album of Bowie's music, but those rumblings have since been denied.READ MORE

British pop singer David Bowie in concert at Earl's Court, London during his 1978 world tour

Greg Dulli Announces Tour Dates, Releases David Bowie Cover 'Modern Love'

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Greg Dulli has announced his tour dates, and it is set to be both an international and intimate affair. The Afghan Whigs singer has also released a tribute cover of “Modern Love” to David Bowie that he is offering for free on his website.READ MORE

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David Bowie Shot Down a Coldplay Collaboration: "It's Not a Very Good Song, Is It?"

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The members of Coldplay fancy themselves big David Bowie fans, but in a recent interview, guitarist Jonny Buckland and drummer Will Champion talk about how Bowie may not have been their biggest fan, once saying "It's not a very good song, is it?"READ MORE

Arcade Fire take part in a second line honoring David Bowie in the French Quarter on January 16, 2016 in New Orleans.

Arcade Fire Lead New Orleans Second Line Parade to Honor David Bowie [WATCH]

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Staying true to their word, the Preservation Hall Jazz Band and Arcade Fire teamed up to pay a unique tribute to a one-of-a-kind entertainer, David Bowie. Saturday night brought about a traditional second line parade as they flowed through the French Quarter streets in New Orleans all with one man and his accomplishments in mind.READ MORE

British pop singer David Bowie in concert at Earl's Court, London during his 1978 world tour

SXSW Co-Founder Roland Swenson Admits to Placing David Bowie Street Sign in Austin

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SXSW co-founder Roland Swenson has admitted to being responsible for pasting a sticker reading "David Bowie" over a street sign on Bowie Street in Austin.READ MORE

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