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Watch Bruce Springsteen, Bono Perform 'Because the Night' in Dublin

May 29, 2016 - 20:23
Bruce Springsteen and the E Street Band's The River Tour headed to Dublin, Ireland this weekend, and at the second of two shows at the city's Croke Park Sunday, the group was joined by U2's Bono, who performed the Patti Smith classic "Because the Night" alongside Springsteen and company. This wasn't the first time...

On the Charts: Drake Fends Off 'Dangerous Woman' to Stay Number One

May 29, 2016 - 16:51
Drake's Views stayed Number One on the Billboard 200 for a fourth straight week, fending off heavy competition in the form of a pair of new releases, Ariana Grande's Dangerous Woman and Blake Shelton's If I'm Honest. In its fourth week of release, Views racked up another 189,000 total copies – although only 50,000...

Watch Gay Couple Renew Vows Onstage at Edward Sharpe's North Carolina Show

May 29, 2016 - 11:16
Edward Sharpe and the Magnetic Zeros took a stand against North Carolina's controversial HB2 at the band's concert Friday in Raleigh when they invited a married gay couple onstage to renew their vows in front of a sold-out North Carolina Museum of Art show. During the band's performance of "Home," frontman Alex...

N.W.A Reflect on 'Efil4zaggin,' 1991's Most Dangerous Album

May 29, 2016 - 10:09
"When we broke up, the group was Number One on the Billboard chart," N.W.A's DJ Yella, says. "I mean, groups don't break up at Number One. They break up at Number 1,000." "It was, like, shit – all good things come to an end," says bandmate MC Ren. N.W.A issued their second...

Chance the Rapper, Donnie Trumpet Celebrate 'Surf' Anniversary With Unreleased Track

May 29, 2016 - 09:12
Saturday marked the one-year anniversary of the release of Donnie Trumpet and the Social Experiment's Surf, the collective's acclaimed LP that heavily featured Chance the Rapper. To celebrate the occasion, Trumpet unveiled "The First Time," a seamless, 10-minute mix of unreleased material from the Surf sessions. "This is a collection of unused...

Billy Joel: Donald Trump's Campaign 'Very Entertaining'

May 28, 2016 - 16:13
At Billy Joel's concerts over the past year, the singer has often dedicated the performance of his 1974 single "The Entertainer" to Donald Trump, with one such shout-out occurring Friday night at Joel's monthly gig at New York's Madison Square Garden. While there is debate whether the dedication is genuine or...

Robyn to Debut Remix Project at Festival Gigs

May 28, 2016 - 13:58
Robyn kicks off a brief North American tour Saturday at Boston Calling, and for the Swedish singer's three upcoming festival gigs, she'll revisit some of her biggest singles as part of a remix project that she'll debut live onstage. For the performances, Robyn invited nine producers – some of her favorite artists...

Watch Courtney Barnett Cover Grateful Dead Classic on 'Fallon'

May 28, 2016 - 11:06
Less than a week after Courtney Barnett delivered a killer musical guest spot on the season finale of Saturday Night Live, the Australian singer-songwriter was back on NBC as she and her band visited The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon Friday. While Barnett's SNL performance spotlighted tracks off her acclaimed 2015 LP Sometimes...

Watch Lonely Island's Oddball 'I'm a Weirdo' Video

May 27, 2016 - 22:13
The Lonely Island's pop mockumentary Popstar: Never Stop Never Stopping arrives June 3rd, and before the comedy hits theaters, Conner4Real – the fictional pop star played by Andy Samberg – has unveiled another new track, "I'm a Weirdo Freestyle." Recorded on an iPhone, the video finds Conner4Real and his for-hire crew,...

2 Chainz, Lil Wayne Celebrate Excess in 'Gotta Lotta' Video

May 27, 2016 - 21:12
2 Chainz and Lil Wayne have unveiled their new video for "Gotta Lotta," the rappers' latest single off their collaborative Collegrove. A fire breathing woman, a marching band drummer, rapper Mack Maine and Lil Wayne's "Make America Skate Again" all make appearances in the colorful video. "We gotta lotta dope / We gotta...

Skrillex Refutes Justin Bieber Lawsuit: 'Sorry But We Didn't Steal This'

May 27, 2016 - 20:11
Skrillex, who was named in the lawsuit filed against Justin Bieber over the hit "Sorry," has responded to the copyright infringement allegations. "SORRY but we didn't steal this," the producer tweeted alongside a video of how the songwriters crafted, and not sampled, the "Sorry" vocal hook at the center of the...

'Black'

May 27, 2016 - 16:46
Like a two-sided Lost Weekend, emotional – and literal – darkness is at the troubled heart of the first half of Black, Dierks Bentley's adventurous 21st century take on cheating songs and the reclamation of love, which marks the most fully satisfying of the country superstar's LP's since 2010's brilliant...

Watch Chad Smith, Jack Johnson Cover Sly Stone With Kids

May 27, 2016 - 14:11
Red Hot Chili Peppers drummer Chad Smith, Jack Johnson, Paula Abdul, Jason Mraz, Tim Robbins, Keb' Mo' and Elizabeth Banks were among the musicians and celebrities to perform music alongside students as part of the Turnaround Arts program. Today, the initiative, along with Playing for Change, unveiled their all-star video...

Meet SWMRS: Punk's Progressive, Pop-Friendly Saviors

May 27, 2016 - 13:30
SWMRS co-leader Cole Becker is hanging from the ceiling. The California punk rockers are charging through bracing, hook-y songs off their debut, Drive North, at a New York show. They even return to the stage after their allotted set time and keep rocking unplugged through a cover of the Cure's...

See Maggie Rose's Revamped 'Same Sky' from the Opry Lounge

May 27, 2016 - 13:17
In its original form, Maggie Rose's "Same Sky" has echoes of the sleek dance pop that Taylor Swift and Robyn have mastered, yoking a boom-clap beat to electric guitar riffs and showers of synthesizer. The song appears on Rose's Variety Show, Vol. 1, which was released in April 2016.  But Rose...

Hear Joey Bada$$' Resilient New Single 'Devastated'

May 27, 2016 - 12:38
Brooklyn rapper Joey Bada$$ has dropped his latest single "Devastated," which the Pro Era MC first debuted during his Coachella set in April. The uplifting, resilient cut finds Bada$$ singing on the radio-friendly chorus, "I used to feel so devastated / At times I thought we'd never make it / But...

Watch Mastodon, ATDI, QOTSA Supergroup's Dark 'Starlight' Video

May 27, 2016 - 12:31
Gone Is Gone – an experimental rock supergroup featuring members of Mastodon, At the Drive-In and Queens of the Stone Age – launch into deep-space with new single, "Starlight." The band, masked in silhouette, performs the track in an eerie, frenetic video. "Emptiness is here," sings Troy Sanders over synth pads and Tony Hajjar's nuanced...

Remembering Bob Dylan and John Lennon's Drugged-Out Limo Ride

May 27, 2016 - 11:52
By May 1966, John Lennon and Bob Dylan had become the only serious candidates for the newly conceived "Spokesman of a Generation" title. At the height of their creative powers, each of the men sought to break free from their own reputations by making music that had no precedent. Dylan, having stretched...

Hear Red Hot Chili Peppers' Minimalist Funk on 'The Getaway'

May 27, 2016 - 11:44
Red Hot Chili Peppers unleash atmospheric funk on "The Getaway," the title-track of their 11th studio album, out June 17th. "Take me to the future," frontman Anthony Kiedis croons over Flea's minimalist bassline.  "The Getaway," available now on all major download and streaming services, arrives weeks after the release of dreamy lead...

Watch Neil Young Face Off Against GMO Corn on 'Colbert'

May 27, 2016 - 11:08
Neil Young came face-to-face with his arch nemesis – a living, breathing ear of GMO corn – on Thursday's Late Show With Stephen Colbert, with the rocker engaging in a conversation about why he's so against agrochemical company Monsanto. Colbert first relayed to Young the results of a study that found there is...