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WATCH: Green Day’s First Show In Over A Year

On April 16th, Green Day completely rocked Cleveland, Ohio as the group played their first show together in over a year. According to concert goers, the band totally killed it with an hour long set filled with some of the band’s classics and special performance from Rancid’s Tim Armstrong. Take a look at some of the night’s highlights below. Today, the punk legends are being celebrated as they are being inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame by none other than Fall Out Boy. Along side them are other…

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Green Day Among Rock & Roll Hall Of Fame Inductees

The inductees for this year’s round of Rock & Roll Hall of Fame options have been announced. Green Day is perhaps the most noteworthy entrance, among others including Lou Reed and Ringo Starr. Several other groups, including Nine Inch Nails, did not make this year’s cut. And while already in the Hall with The Police, Sting attempted to enter as their own solo artist category. This resulted in rejection. So what do you think of the results? Are you glad Green Day was among those who made it? Who would you…

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Lana Del Rey Talks Inspiration, Negative Press

In an interview published in the Guardian, Lana Del Rey speaks to journalist Tim Jonze about the scrutiny of the press, and the life experiences that have lead to the inspiration for her songs. At one point, she says of the media’s criticism: “Like, if all that I was actually going to be allowed to have by the media was money, loads of money, then fuck it … What I actually wanted was something quiet and simple: a writer’s community and respect.” The singer briefly talked about missing an opportunity…

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WATCH: The Killers Cover The Velvet Underground “Pale Blue Eyes”

The Killers paid tribute to Lou Reed at the Life Is Beautiful festival in Las Vegas earlier this week, performing a cover of The Velvet Underground’s “Pale Blue Eyes” in memory of the late frontman. Check out a video of the performance after the jump. Lou Reed was a hugely influential singer, songwriter, and guitarist who was instrumental in shaping the last 50 years of rock music. As the leader of iconic ’60’s band The Velvet Underground and through his later years as a solo artist, Reed’s example revolutionized the…

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Peter Gabriel Cover Album To Feature Arcade Fire, Bon Iver And More

Arcade Fire, Bon Iver, Brian Eno, David Byrne and more are releasing an album entitled And I’ll Scratch Yours on September 23. The album is in response to one that Peter Gabriel released with covers of the aforementioned artists. Check out the track listing and some videos for the covers after the drop. The album is currently available for preorder and you can purchase a CD here or on iTunes.   Please follow and like us:

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Coachella Line Up Announced

The 2013 Coachella line up has been announced and includes Phoenix, Red Hot Chili Peppers, Postal Service, Sigur Ros, Nick Cave, Vampire Weekend, Lou Reed and a ton more! Check out the full line up after the jump. Please follow and like us:

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Metallica Finally Brings Catalogue to Spotify

In a surprise move, Metallica unleashed their entire catalogue on Spotify today.  The metal giants’ nine albums are currently available for the streaming service along with live tracks, remixes and collaborations.  (Fortunately for listeners everywhere the band’s  joint effort with Lou Reed, Lulu is *not* available.) Please follow and like us:

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