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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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Soundgarden, Whitney Houston, Doobie Brothers Among First-Time Rock Hall Nominees

The class of 2020 Rock & Roll Hall of Fame nominees are out, and it’s an eclectic list of artists. Nine of them are on the ballot for the first time: Dave Matthews Band , The Doobie Brothers , Whitney Houston , Motörhead , The Notorious B.I.G. , Pat Benatar , Soundgarden , T. Rex and Thin Lizzy...
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Foo Fighters Cover Psychedelic Furs, B-52's on Surprise EP

The Foo Fighters are getting serious about recording a new album. They recently announced they will soon begin work on the follow-up to 2017’s Concrete and Gold . In the meantime, another surprise EP has been released to hold fans over. This one, called 01020225 , contains four tracks including a...
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Former R.E.M. Singer Michael Stipe Announces First Solo Single

Former R.E.M. singer Michael Stipe has announced the upcoming release of his first solo single. “Your Capricious Soul” will be available digitally via MichaelStipe.com on October 5th. Fans can download the song for 77-cents, or pay more if they want to further help the cause it stands for. The...
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Depeche Mode Concert Film 'Spirits in the Forest' Coming to Theaters

A Depeche Mode concert film is coming to theaters around the world this fall, and the band behind “Enjoy the Silence,” “Just Can’t Enough” and “I Feel You” promises to deliver a different slant on the genre. Spirits in the Forest , directed by Anton Corbijn, was filmed during the final shows of the...
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Weezer, The Killers, and More Honor Ric Ocasek

Ric Ocasek died Sunday at the age of 75, immediately setting off a flood of tributes from fans and artists impacted by the frontman from The Cars . Not only was Ocasek the leader of the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame group, but he also became a prolific producer, working with artists like No Doubt ,...
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R.E.M. Releases Lost Track to Benefit Bahamas Hurricane Victims

R.E.M. is going deep into the vault to dig up a previously unreleased song for a good cause. The alt rock band from Athens, GA has shared “Fascinating” via Bandcamp . Fans can download the track for $2 with the proceeds going to hurricane victims in the Bahamas. The track first appeared on the...
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The Top 10 Vinyls of 2019 so Far

August 12th was National Vinyl Record Day , a holiday for music lovers who appreciate the well-worn groove of a good tune. For those that know that the real sound can only be captured once you drop the needle. For those that don’t mind getting up to flip the side. Happy National Vinyl Record Day to...
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Gaten Matarazzo of ‘Stranger Things’ and His Band Work in Progress Are 'Always at Home'

While many of us have spent our summer watching the gang from Hawkins fighting off The Flayed in season three of Stranger Things , Gaten Matarazzo has been busy getting the band back together. The 16-year-old actor who plays Dustin Henderson on the Netflix series has rejoined his siblings and...
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Listen to ‘Stranger Things’ Star Joe Keery’s Debut Single 'Roddy'

The Stranger Things kids are known for having talents that extend far beyond their roles in the show. Namely, they’re pretty much all in alternative bands. Finn Wolfhard rocks out in Calpurnia, Gaten Matarazzo shows off in Work In Progress, and Joe Keery is now returning to music with a flawless...
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