1. My Chemical Romance Debuts Final Song, 'Fake Your Death': Listen

    February 17, 2014 7:34 PM EST The band's greatest hits compilation, "May Death Never Stop You," arrives March 25 My Chemical Romance disbanded nearly a year ago, announcing last March that it was simply "time for it to end" after 12 years and four albums together. To commemorate the release of its…

  2. Autographed Beatles Item From Ed Sullivan Show Going To Auction

    February 06, 2014 5:32 AM EST Yeah, Yeah, Yeah - Ye-ah! A large piece of stage backdrop autographed by the Beatles during their first live U.S. concert 50 years ago is headed to auction, where it could draw $800,000 to $1 million. Face caricatures accompany the signatures that the Fab Four penned between sets of their…

  3. Ed Sheeran Makes Teens Swoon, Debuts New Song at Madison Square Garden

    October 30, 2013 11:38 AM EDT Sheeran proves an intimate arena performance is somehow possible It's not often the upper deck can hear a performer singing without a microphone before a near-capacity crowd at Madison Square Garden. But such is the wonder of Ed Sheeran. On the evening of Oct. 29, the teen-approved…

  4. The Who's 'Quadrophenia' At 40: Classic Track-By-Track Review

    October 19, 2013 4:52 PM EDT The Who's second rock opera, "Quadrophenia," released 40 years ago in October 1973, was Pete Townshend's homage to an earlier moment in British youth culture. Composed entirely by Townshend, the 17-song opus told the story of Jimmy, a member of the Mods -- a U.K.…

  5. Pitbull & Ke$ha Team Up For 'Timber': Hear The Harmonica Jam

    October 07, 2013 12:40 PM EDT Pitbull and Ke$ha, RCA Records label mates and recent touring partners , have gleefully linked up for Mr. 305's new single, "Timber." The track, which was unveiled on Monday (Oct. 7) during Ryan Seacrest's syndicated radio show , will delight pop fans, lumberjacks and…

  6. Replacements Reunion, Fall Out Boy & Blink-182 Highlight Chicago's Riot Fest

    September 16, 2013 9:42 AM EDT Beloved rockers tear through second gig in 22 years to close out 3-day fest The ninth annual Riot Fest rocked hard this past weekend at Chicago's spacious Humboldt Park, carnival-oriented punk and indie rock festival's home for the second consecutive year. From old school acts…

  7. Fall Out Boy Q&A: Talking Career, Ramones and Chicago at Riot Fest

    September 15, 2013 9:00 AM EDT A career-spanning chat just prior to their hometown gig at Chicago's Riot Fest At the start of 2013, pop-punk superheroes Fall Out Boy had been on hiatus since 2010, with vocalist Patrick Stump pursuing an R&B career and celebrity bassist Pete Wentz largely out of the public eye.…

  8. Nine Inch Nails, Macklemore, Kendrick Lamar and More Close Made In America Festival 2013

    September 02, 2013 11:20 AM EDT In spite of a not-so-packed crowd, Nine Inch Nails rocked as legends do. Wiz Khalifa, Calvin Harris, Solange and more wrapped the festival as well. It's difficult to overstate just how scarce the crowd was at Nine Inch Nails' headlining performance at the Budweiser Made in America…

  9. Drake Leads 2013 BET Awards With 12 Nominations

    May 14, 2013 3:22 PM EDT Chris Brown announces an upcoming Aaliyah-assisted single. He started from the bottom, but now he's on top at the BET Awards: Drake has 12 nominations. The BET nominees were announced today (Tuesday, May 14) at a press conference on the rooftop of L.A.'s Icon Ultra Lounge, just up…

  10. CODER Crew's Picks of the Week: Little Freaky Things, Iggy Azalea and More

    March 08, 2013 1:33 PM EST Each Friday, the CODE crew will review their favorite dance tracks of the week. Listen to the cuts below, and see what Kerri, Zel, Jacob, Lauren and Elissa have to say. Today CODE premieres an exclusive stream from Little Freaky Things. Little Freaky Things, “Nightfall” (Donovan's…

  11. Prince Gets Royal Treatment at Carnegie Hall: D'Angelo, Elvis Costello, Bettye Lavette Light Up All-Star Tribute Concert

    March 08, 2013 11:05 AM EST Tribute concerts are a tricky proposition under the best of circumstances. Not only do you need to match the right performer with the right song, you've got to learn an entire repertoire – which, if the tributee deserves an entire concert, is usually challenging on many levels -- in…

  12. Elvis Costello, Roots, Waterboys Play All-Star Prince Tribute

    March 08, 2013 3:02 AM EST They partied like it was 1999 — the audience and the musicians — at a Prince tribute concert at Carnegie Hall. More than 20 performers including Elvis Costello, The Roots and the Waterboys paid tribute to the pop icon in a two-hour-plus concert Thursday night. They all joined together…

  13. 'Wreck-It Ralph' Composer Talks Skrillex, 8-Bit Authenticity: Watch

    November 06, 2012 11:00 AM EST "Wreck-It Ralph" may have been inspired by classic 8-bit arcade games, but box office-topping film made sure to make room for more modern sounds -- including EDM superstar Skrillex . "Musically you're describing very different situations," composer Henry Jackman told…

  14. Vines Singer Accused of Attacking Mom

    October 16, 2012 10:35 AM EDT Craig Nicholls, who has Asperger's, was arrested over the weekend after allegedly punching his mom in the face Craig Nicholls, lead singer of Australian garage rock group The Vines , was arrested on Saturday after allegedly assaulting his parents and a police officer during a violent…

  15. Muse, 'The 2nd Law': Track-By-Track Review

    October 01, 2012 12:30 PM EDT Beginning with 1999's "Showbiz," Muse launched into a stretch of three thrillingly virtuosic records. But with "Black Holes and Revelations" in 2006, the ascendant English act accelerated their climb up music's beanstalk to find and supplant every last giant. …

  16. Linkin Park, 'Living Things': Track-By-Track Review

    June 26, 2012 2:20 PM EDT "If you can cut down on the number of pieces of gear, you can create a signature sound for the record," Linkin Park 's Mike Shinoda told Billboard earlier this month while discussing the band's new album, "Living Things." "As we were working on it, it was a…

  17. Bonnaroo Sunday: 10 Things Seen & Heard

    June 11, 2012 10:05 AM EDT The overcast weather on the final day of the 2012 Bonnaroo Music & Arts Festival felt like a giant natural hangover. Music fans, weary from three days of full-throttle listening experiences and a night of jamming to the Red Hot Chili Peppers , D'Angelo andpicked up the upstart artist…

  18. Weekly Chart Notes: LMFAO, 'The Voice,' Dee Snider

    May 18, 2012 2:00 PM EDT 'Party' on! LMFAO's 'Party Rock Anthem' is just the ninth single to spend at least 60 weeks on the Billboard Hot 100 For an act that's sorry for party rocking, it continues to do a lot of it. 'THE VOICE' IS HEARD: Six songs performed on the May 7 live…

  19. The Darkness Declares 'Nothing's Gonna Stop Us' on Comeback Single

    February 01, 2012 3:50 PM EST Six years must seem like nothing to The Darkness : it's been over a half-decade since the glam rockers released a stitch of new music, but on their comeback single, "Nothing's Gonna Stop Us," the reunited group is up to its old, guitar-heavy hijinks. The band debuted the…

  20. Troy NoKA Debuts 'Right Now' Video, Feat.T Coles: Watch

    January 24, 2012 1:35 PM EST His name may seem unfamiliar to you now, but it won't for long. Producer/singer/songwriter Troy NoKA (alias 'Antonine "T-Wiz" Collins') has worked with the likes of Ciara , Chris Brown , and is credited for producing three tracks off Frank Ocean 's "…

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