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HBO's Vinyl: Season One came to a close on Sunday. Throughout the first season of the Martin Scorsese and Mick Jagger -helmed show, high-profile artists were tapped to cover rock blasts from the past, including Iggy Pop , Julian Casablancas , the Arcs , the Kills ' Alison...
Folk rockers Mumford & Sons have joined other artists in using their celebrity to make a statement about the so-called HB2 law in North Carolina, which bars transgender people from using bathrooms that don’t coincide with their assigned gender at birth. Ringo Starr and Bruce...
Rockers Muse had a serious technical malfunction at their London gig on April 14th. Fans attending the third leg of their four-night residency at the O2 Arena got more than they bargained for when a blimp/plane-shaped drone, dubbed the 'dildrone' by attendees, attempted to fly...
Red Hot Chili Peppers played a show on April 13th for a gala called the Sean Parker and The Parker Foundation Launch for The Parker Institute for Cancer Immunotherapy. The event was hosted at Facebook and Napster executive Sean Parker 's home in Holmby Hills, California. The...
Pearl Jam kicked off their 25th anniversary tour a week ago, and the band has been consistently pulling out all the stops at each venue. On Saturday, April 16th, fans in Greenville, S.C., were lucky enough to hear the band's legendary sophomore album, 1993's Vs. , in its...
Rockers Volbeat settled into the West Coast on April 13th at the Roxy in Los Angeles for a crushing performance that left fans floored. The band primed the audience right out of the gate with "Doc Holliday," "Hallelujah Goat" and "Radio Girl." They were clearly there to get down...
On Saturday, April 16th, Record Store Day arrives, flooding music outlets around the country with new releases, reissued classics and live performances from legendary bands. Heavy metal gods and longtime analog music advocates Metallica are all in for Record Store Day, with a...
Diehard Los Angeles Lakers fan (and Red Hot Chili Peppers ' bassist) Flea was invited to send Kobe Bryant off in sonic style during his final game with NBA on April 13th. In full fanboy mode, Flea hit the hardwood in head-to-toe Lakers regalia and performed the "National Anthem...
Over the weekend, Guns N' Roses continued to soldier through their reunion tour, despite Axl Rose 's recent foot injury, thanks to Foo Fighters ' frontman Dave Grohl , who loaned the singer his now infamous contraption/throne. It appears that the notoriously icy feud between...