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Damon Albarn Carried Offstage by Roskilde Security after How Long A Set?

Damon Albarn, like Steve Martin, is a wild and crazy guy, and the Blur frontman needed to be carried offstage by security after performing for nearly five hours at the Roskilde Festival over the weekend.

60 Years of Mick Jones: His Biggest Hits Outside of The Clash

Today marks the 60th birthday of Mick Jones, the iconic guitarist for The Clash, one of the most influential punk bands of all time. You know the songs: "White Riot," "I Fought The Law," "London's Burning," and more. The thing is...the guitarist has ...

Bill Murray, David Bowie and The Clash Hit 'Rock The Kasbah' Trailer [WATCH]

Bill Murray is hilarious so we're glad that the trailer for his new film features David Bowie, Deep Purple, The Clash, Elvis Presley and Guns N' Roses, so we can write about it for Music Times. OK, so there are mostly just references to the ...

5 Great Rock Docs Focusing on UK Acts and The '70s: David Bowie's 'Cracked Actor,' 'The Kids Are Alright' and More

David Bowie has had several documentaries made about his legendary and varied career but none have come close to the original: Cracked Era, which debuted on the BBC during 1975 and caught the vocalist following the release of Diamond Dogs and his ...

The Pretenders' Debut Album: 12 Songs Ranked For Its 35th Anniversary

Today, Jan. 19, marks the 35th anniversary of the Pretenders' classic self-titled debut album, which bridged punk rock to new wave and set the course for many other guitar pop bands to come over the course of the '80s, including the Go-Gos, R.E.M., ...

Ranking The Royal Mail's 10 Rock 'n' Roll Inspired Stamps: Led Zeppelin 'IV', Pink Floyd's 'The Division Bell', The Rolling Stones 'Let It Bleed' and More

Just five years ago the UK Postal system introduced a series of ten stamps featuring album art from classic records by British rock bands. Are we behind the times? Yes. Were we around to weigh in on the list when it dropped? No. Now Music Times ...

5 Best Songs From The Clash's 'London Calling'

Today, Dec. 14, marks the 35th anniversary of the Clash's legendary third album London Calling, which saw the band expand upon their punk roots by venturing into many different styles, including reggae, jazz, ska, and rockabilly, among others. The ...

9 Rock Albums Whose Producers Co-Wrote The Music: Fun., The Black Keys, And More

In genres such as pop and hip-hop, it's pretty much standard for a producer to have an active role in the album's songwriting, especially if they're working with a solo artist, but this is pretty uncommon when working with rock bands, who tend to ...

7 Bands Whose Double Albums Were Their Best: The Rolling Stones, Genesis, And More

Double albums are a tricky proposition for most artists. Though they can be fascinating listens, they tend to come off as overlong, bloated, and messy, and even some classic ones such as The Beatles' "White Album" are often criticized for being ...

8 Songs About Working (Or Hating Your Job): Bruce Springsteen, Oasis, And More

If there's one thing that most rock fans can relate to, it's despising your job (or in some cases, not even having a job). In celebration of Labor Day tomorrow, here are eight songs about how tough and irritating most jobs can be.

Lauren Bacall Dead at 89: Music Tributes for 'How To Marry A Millionaire' Actress from Madonna, Bon Jovi, Anna Nalick and More

In the world of classic Hollywood icons, there are few women who made a bigger impact in the world of style, grace and film than Lauren Bacall. Yesterday, in a continually sad week for Hollywood, the How To Marry A Millionaire actress passed away at ...

11 Songs Where The Artists Refers To Themselves By Name: John Lennon, R.E.M., And More

It's common for an artist to write an autobiographical song, but some artists take it to another level by actually referring to themselves, or one of their bandmates, by name in the song lyrics. Here are eleven songs where the artist does just that.

8 Albums Whose Closing Tracks Were Big Singles: Adele, Kanye West, And More

As a general rule in pop music, an album's big single is usually placed towards the beginning, if not at the very top, of the tracklisting, with the album's last track reserved for something less pop friendly. However, these eight artists broke this ...

7 Great Alt-Rock Songs Where The Lead Vocalist Doesn't Sing: Oasis, The White Stripes, and more

For most bands, one of their most identifiable aspects is the sound of the lead singer's voice. However, every once in a while another band member will step out in front and take the lead, sometimes even at the suggestion of the lead singer. Here are ...

8 Albums That Close with Their Best Song: The Clash, Morrissey, and more

I've previously written articles about albums that open with their best song, as well as albums that close out pretty anti-climactically, so I thought it would only be fair to take a look at albums that have excellent closing tracks. Here are eight ...

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