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Van Halen Bassist Defends Billie Eilish for Not Knowing His Band

Van Halen bassist Wolfgang Van Halen isn’t offended that one of music’s hottest stars never heard of his band. In fact, Wolf is coming to the defense of Billie Eilish in a big way. The “controversy” that is blowing up music Twitter started when the 17-year-old “everything i wanted” singer appeared...
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Pearl Jam Announces First Tour Dates Since 2018

Pearl Jam has been relatively quiet for the past year or so, but the Seattle rockers are revving up the touring machine for 2020. The band has announced a run of European dates, including a massive show at London’s Hyde Park and three festival dates. 13 shows in all have been announced beginning...
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Woman Hires Sugar Ray's Mark McGrath to Help Breakup With Her Boyfriend

We’ve heard of sending a song to someone during a breakup, but this is the first we’ve heard of sending the singer. Mark McGrath of Sugar Ray got an uncommon request through Cameo, the service that allows you to hire celebrities to deliver messages on your behalf. The “Fly” singer and former Extra...
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U2 Drops New Song With 'Slumdog Millionaire' Composer Ahead of First India Concert

U2 has released its first new music in two years – a collaboration with Indian artist A.R. Rahman that promotes peace. “Ahimsa” is an atmospheric and airy song with soothing backing vocals provided by Rahman’s two daughters. The single takes its name from the Sanskrit word for non-violence. “This ...
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U2 Salutes Australian Firefighters as Thanks for Saving Lives in Local Wildfires

With dozens of wildfires burning across New South Wales, Australia, firefighters are flying in from across the continent to lend a hand. And a few of those brave souls got a sendoff to remember at the airport in Melbourne. U2 , always aware of what’s going on in the world, ran into dozens of...
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Study: 78 Minutes of Music a Day Improves Mental Health

There have been been plenty of studies that prove the health benefits of music, but just how much of a daily intake do you need to start reaping the benefites? 78 minutes. A study by the British Academy of Sound Therapy found that listening to music for that amount of time helps maintain good...
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Boom, Roasted: Lizzo, Green Day, Luke Combs, Alice Cooper Read Mean Tweets on 'Kimmel'

Twitter is not a safe place to be. The trolls will find you, especially if you’re a celebrity. But sometimes they get a chance to fight back, or just kill them with kindness, in the always fun “Mean Tweets” segment on “Jimmy Kimmel Live.” Billie Eilish kicked things off with a comment about her...
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EXCLUSIVE: Flea Reveals Differences With Anthony Kiedis That Make Red Hot Chili Peppers Work

There’s a duality for everything in life - the light and the dark, two competing concepts that push and pull us through all our years. It’s something that Flea from the Red Hot Chili Peppers subscribes to, and he explores it throughout his new memoir, Acid for the Children . The concept of duality...
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Eddie Vedder, Red Hot Chili Peppers Cover Hendrix, Prince

Eddie Vedder and the Red Hot Chili Peppers teamed up for some epic covers during a fun night of music in Los Angeles. The Pearl Jam frontman joined Anthony Kiedis and company for Jimi Hendrix ’s version of “All Along the Watchtower” and Prince ’s “Purple Rain.” The performances took place during...
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Pat Benatar, Doobie Brothers, Soundgarden Take Early Lead in Rock Hall Fan Voting

If music lovers have anything to say about it, Pat Benatar , The Doobie Brothers and Soundgarden can start making plans to be in Cleveland next year. The three artists have jumped out to an early lead in the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame Fan Vote. With more than a million ballots already cast,...
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