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  • Ben Stiller's High School Garage Band Sets Album Release
    Ben Stiller's High School Garage … Rolling Stone - 7 hours ago

    Before Ben Stiller was Derek Zoolander or Greg Focker, he was just another high school student messing around in a garage band. In the late Seventies, Stiller and a … More »Ben Stiller's High School Garage …

    Ben Stiller's High School Garage Band Sets Album Release

    Before Ben Stiller was Derek Zoolander or Greg Focker, he was just another high school student messing around in a garage band. In the late Seventies, Stiller and a few of his New York City friends, including frontman Kriss Roebling, formed the band Capital Punishment, with the future Tropic Thunder actor...

  • Boonstock festival announces it's … The Canadian Press - 13 hours ago

    The troubled Boonstock Music and Arts Festival will not be returning to Penticton, B.C., in 2015. Boonstock Productions Inc. made the announcement on social media, but … More »Boonstock festival announces it's …

    The troubled Boonstock Music and Arts Festival will not be returning to Penticton, B.C., in 2015. Boonstock Productions Inc. made the announcement on social media, but organizers haven't said whether it will be moved elsewhere. The four-day festival was held on the Penticton Indian Reserve last year and featured the performances …

  • Electronica Titans Leftfield Return With First Music in 16 Years
    Electronica Titans Leftfield Return … Rolling Stone - Thu, 26 Mar, 2015 4:24 PM EDT

    Leftfield are finally ready to release a follow-up to 1999's Rhythm and Stealth. The British electro project, which notched a couple of minor U.S. dance hits with … More »Electronica Titans Leftfield Return …

    Electronica Titans Leftfield Return With First Music in 16 Years

    Leftfield are finally ready to release a follow-up to 1999's Rhythm and Stealth. The British electro project, which notched a couple of minor U.S. dance hits with cinematic "Song of Life" and "Afro-Left" in the mid-Nineties, will put out a new, 10-track record – Alternative Light Source – on Jun …

  • This CD cover image released by Mack Avenue Records shows "Duets," a release by Kevin Eubanks and Stanley Jordan. (AP Photo/Mack Avenue Records)
    Music review: Kevin Eubanks, Stanley … The Canadian Press - Thu, 26 Mar, 2015 1:11 PM EDT

    Kevin Eubanks has gotten his jazz groove back since stepping down as "Tonight Show" band leader in 2010. On "Duets," he teams with fellow guitar virtuoso Stanley Jordan … More »Music review: Kevin Eubanks, Stanley …

    This CD cover image released by Mack Avenue Records shows "Duets," a release by Kevin Eubanks and Stanley Jordan. (AP Photo/Mack Avenue Records)

    Kevin Eubanks has gotten his jazz groove back since stepping down as "Tonight Show" band leader in 2010. On "Duets," he teams with fellow guitar virtuoso Stanley Jordan for an intimate, relaxed session that's more spontaneous than over-produced, mixing jazz standards, contemporary pop tunes and original compositions.  …

  • Grammy Gallery coming to Nashville's … The Canadian Press - Thu, 26 Mar, 2015 1:08 PM EDT

    The Grammy Museum is opening up a gallery in Nashville this summer, promising to give visitors an immersive experience on the art and technology of making music. The … More »Grammy Gallery coming to Nashville's …

    The Grammy Museum is opening up a gallery in Nashville this summer, promising to give visitors an immersive experience on the art and technology of making music. The Grammy Museum at L.A. Live, which pays tribute to music's cultural history and the Grammy Award itself, is bringing the gallery to Nashville. In making Thursday's …

  • Rihanna Asserts Her Dominance on New Song 'Bitch Better Have My Money'
    Rihanna Asserts Her Dominance on New … Rolling Stone - Thu, 26 Mar, 2015 12:24 PM EDT

    UPDATE: "Bitch Better Have My Money" is now available on iTunes and Google Play. Rihanna has released "Bitch Better Have My Money," the second single … More »Rihanna Asserts Her Dominance on New …

    Rihanna Asserts Her Dominance on New Song 'Bitch Better Have My Money'

    UPDATE: "Bitch Better Have My Money" is now available on iTunes and Google Play. Rihanna has released "Bitch Better Have My Money," the second single off her forthcoming, as-yet-untitled eighth album. After teasing the song's cover art on Instagram, the singer released sneak peeks of the track's …

  • One Direction Members Respond to Zayn Malik's Exit
    One Direction Members Respond to Zayn … Rolling Stone - Thu, 26 Mar, 2015 10:58 AM EDT

    Harry Styles, Liam Payne, Niall Horan and Louis Tomlinson have broken their silence following Zayn Malik's exit from the group. One Direction's remaining members … More »One Direction Members Respond to Zayn …

    One Direction Members Respond to Zayn Malik's Exit

    Harry Styles, Liam Payne, Niall Horan and Louis Tomlinson have broken their silence following Zayn Malik's exit from the group. One Direction's remaining members have tweeted separately and have shared some words of comfort for their fans. "So glad to be in bed after a long and strange 24 hours," pos …

  • Scott Weiland 'Embarrassed' by Bad Behavior at Boston Meet and Greet
    Scott Weiland 'Embarrassed' … Rolling Stone - Thu, 26 Mar, 2015 10:36 AM EDT

    Scott Weiland apologized on Facebook for a disastrous VIP meet and greet following a concert in Boston with his band the Wildabouts earlier this month. "I'm … More »Scott Weiland 'Embarrassed' …

    Scott Weiland 'Embarrassed' by Bad Behavior at Boston Meet and Greet

    Scott Weiland apologized on Facebook for a disastrous VIP meet and greet following a concert in Boston with his band the Wildabouts earlier this month. "I'm embarrassed by my behavior and some of the things that I said," Weiland wrote. "Fans don’t deserve that. Without our fans and supporters, we would …

  • Spotify's Top 10 most viral tra … The Canadian Press - Thu, 26 Mar, 2015 6:00 AM EDT

    The following list represents the most viral tracks on Spotify, based on the number of people who shared it divided by the number who listened to it, from Monday, March … More »Spotify's Top 10 most viral tra …

    The following list represents the most viral tracks on Spotify, based on the number of people who shared it divided by the number who listened to it, from Monday, March 16, to Sunday, March 22, via Facebook, Tumblr, Twitter and Spotify.

  • This image provided by Chosen shows a screenshot of a performance from the talent competition app, "Chosen." The former CEO of Beats Music, David Hyman, is behind the new app, which debuts Thursday, March 26, 2015, for invitees on Apple devices. (AP Photo/Chosen)
    'American Idol'-like talent … The Canadian Press - Thu, 26 Mar, 2015 5:30 AM EDT

    For anyone who's ever dreamed of being on "American Idol" or "The Voice" as a performer or judge, a new app seeks to make their fantasy come true. The talent competition … More »'American Idol'-like talent …

    This image provided by Chosen shows a screenshot of a performance from the talent competition app, "Chosen." The former CEO of Beats Music, David Hyman, is behind the new app, which debuts Thursday, March 26, 2015, for invitees on Apple devices. (AP Photo/Chosen)

    For anyone who's ever dreamed of being on "American Idol" or "The Voice" as a performer or judge, a new app seeks to make their fantasy come true. The talent competition app "Chosen" from David Hyman, the former CEO of Beats Music, is launching Thursday for invitees on Apple devices. "We designed 'Chosen' for tastemakers, …

  • Malik performs with his band, "One Direction" on NBC's Today show in New York
    Malik quits 'One Direction', … Reuters - Wed, 25 Mar, 2015 9:58 PM EDT

    By Michael Roddy LONDON (Reuters) - Singer Zayn Malik said on Wednesday he was quitting the best-selling pop band One Direction because he wanted to live a normal life … More »Malik quits 'One Direction', …

    Malik performs with his band, "One Direction" on NBC's Today show in New York

    By Michael Roddy LONDON (Reuters) - Singer Zayn Malik said on Wednesday he was quitting the best-selling pop band One Direction because he wanted to live a normal life and apologized to fans of the hugely popular British-Irish group for doing so. The decision by Malik to quit came after he dropped out of an Asian tour …

  • Billy Corgan: Smashing Pumpkins' Future 'Is Kind of Murky'
    Billy Corgan: Smashing Pumpkins' … Rolling Stone - Wed, 25 Mar, 2015 5:57 PM EDT

    Billy Corgan has given hints recently that Smashing Pumpkins could be coming to an end, saying in a pair of interviews following the release of Monuments to an Elegy that … More »Billy Corgan: Smashing Pumpkins' …

    Billy Corgan: Smashing Pumpkins' Future 'Is Kind of Murky'

    Billy Corgan has given hints recently that Smashing Pumpkins could be coming to an end, saying in a pair of interviews following the release of Monuments to an Elegy that "The next album is like the end, end, end. The trite way to say it is, 'I'm over rock & roll'" and...

  • US actress Chita Rivera arrives for the 59th Annual Tony Awards in New York.
    Broadway veteran Chita Rivera returns … Reuters - Wed, 25 Mar, 2015 5:41 PM EDT

    By Alicia Powell NEW YORK (Reuters) - Chita Rivera, the veteran stage star who shot to fame as Anita in the 1957 production of "West Side Story," is returning … More »Broadway veteran Chita Rivera returns …

    US actress Chita Rivera arrives for the 59th Annual Tony Awards in New York.

    By Alicia Powell NEW YORK (Reuters) - Chita Rivera, the veteran stage star who shot to fame as Anita in the 1957 production of "West Side Story," is returning to Broadway as the world's wealthiest woman in the new musical "The Visit." The two-time Tony award winning actress and dancer stars opposite …

  • Watch Luke Bryan Practice With the Chicago White Sox
    Watch Luke Bryan Practice With the Chicago … Rolling Stone - Wed, 25 Mar, 2015 2:25 PM EDT

    "I learned early on that I wasn't an athlete," a humbled Luke Bryan told CMT at the Chicago White Sox morning workout in Arizona on Monday. "I saw … More »Watch Luke Bryan Practice With the Chicago …

    Watch Luke Bryan Practice With the Chicago White Sox

    "I learned early on that I wasn't an athlete," a humbled Luke Bryan told CMT at the Chicago White Sox morning workout in Arizona on Monday. "I saw all these boys hitting multiple home runs and not getting drafted, and I thought baseball is not for me! Maybe I need to...

  • Zayn Malik arrives for the UK Premiere of 'One Direction: This Is Us 3D' at a central London cinema, Aug.20, 2013. Chart-topping boy band One Direction says Malik has left the group.The band confirmed his departure Wednesday in a statement. THE CANADIAN PRESS/ AP/Photo by Jonathan Short/Invision/AP
    5 become 4: One Direction says Zayn … The Canadian Press - Wed, 25 Mar, 2015 1:11 PM EDT

    One Direction, which is currently on a world tour, said it would continue with the four remaining members and would record a new album later this year. Before his departure … More »5 become 4: One Direction says Zayn …

    Zayn Malik arrives for the UK Premiere of 'One Direction: This Is Us 3D' at a central London cinema, Aug.20, 2013. Chart-topping boy band One Direction says Malik has left the group.The band confirmed his departure Wednesday in a statement. THE CANADIAN PRESS/ AP/Photo by Jonathan Short/Invision/AP

    One Direction, which is currently on a world tour, said it would continue with the four remaining members and would record a new album later this year. Before his departure authorities in the Philippines imposed a $5,000 "weed bond" on Malik and fellow band member Louis Tomlinson, with the money to be forfeited if either …

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