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Morrissey Debuts New Song “Bonfire of Teenagers,” Inspired by 2017 Manchester Arena Bombing

Morrissey debuted the title track of his upcoming album “Bonfire Of Teenagers,” a song the artist says is about the 2017 suicide bombing at the Manchester Arena on May 22, 2017, during a July 1 residency show in Las Vegas. The 2017 attack, following an Ariana Grande concert, resulted in 22 people dead and left […]

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Red Hot Chili Peppers Extend Tour Into 2023 with Post Malone

The Red Hot Chili Peppers have revealed the 2023 leg of their tour with added dates in Australia and New Zealand, featuring Post Malone as a special guest. The band previously released their 2022 European and U.S. tour dates, featuring HAIM, The Strokes, St. Vincent, Anderson .Paak, Beck, and more in the supporting slots Part […]

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The 12 Best National Anthem Performances Since Jimi Hendrix at Woodstock

When we think about musicians taking on the National Anthem, one name immediately comes to mind for most: Jimi Hendrix. That’s right, the greatest guitar player ever to walk the Earth also performed the most inspirational (and copied) rendition of the Anthem on his guitar at Woodstock in 1969. But what other musicians took on […]

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Megadeth’s Dave Mustaine on His 30-Year Friendship with Rapper Ice-T

Megadeth singer Dave Mustaine recently looked back on his friendship with rapper Ice-T, which has endured for more than 30 years. The Body Count frontman is featured on the track “Night Ranger,” off Megadeth’s upcoming 16th album, The Sick, The Dying… And The Dead, out Sept. 2.  In a recent interview, Ice-T remembered what made […]

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The Writer’s Block: Bonnie Raitt Makes John Prine Proud with Her Story Songs

From an affinity for The Gift of the Magi and early 20th century short stories by O. Henry and reflecting on the loss of friend John Prine, who died on April 7, 2020, and his first songs “Donald and Lydia” and “Angel of Montgomery,” to further references to Bob Dylans’ earlier acoustic story songs, Bonnie Raitt was […]

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‘Stranger Things’ Drops the Remainder of Phenomenally Curated Soundtrack

The fourth and latest season of Stranger Things is making more than waves—it’s garnering critical and commercial acclaim for both its cinematography and soundtracking. On May 27, the TV series dropped the first 16 songs that scored most of the episodes. The Stranger Things soundtrack is delightfully nostalgic, chock-full of ’80s hit songs. The opener, […]

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Sabrina Carpenter Has a “Vicious” New Sound

One year, ten thousand bad moments, Sabrina Carpenter sings in the opening line of her latest song “Vicious.” She’s setting the scene, building the emotion. But it was dressed up in heated emotion / And I tried to look for the best in the worst/ But like, fuck me, that caused a commotion. “Vicious” is […]

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Lauryn Hill, Wyclef Jean Reunite to Perform Fugees Hits, Plan to Reschedule Reunion Tour

Ms. Lauryn Hill and Wyclef Jean reunited at the Essence Festival in New Orleans on July 1 performing four Fugees songs together. About a half-hour into Hill’s set at the Essence fest, Jean made a surprise appearance, and joined hill for “Killing Me Softly,” “Ready or Not,” “How Many Mics,” and “Fu-Gee-La.” Jean is currently preparing […]

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Man Arrested for Harassing Taylor Swift, Attempting to Break Into Her New York City Apartment

New York City Police arrested a person accused of stalking and threatening Taylor Swift near her Manhattan apartment on two separate occasions in early 2022. Joshua Christian, 35, of Brooklyn, New York was charged with stalking and trespassing, according to a report by the New York City Police Department (NYPD), allegedly yelling over the intercom in […]

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