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On the Charts: U2 Claim Eighth Number One LP With ‘Songs of Experience’

December 11th, 2017 · No Comments · Guitar

U2 notched their eighth Number One album as the band’s Songs of Experience debuted atop the Billboard 200. Related 50 Best Albums of 2017 Taylor Swift clapped back, Kendrick Lamar got personal, Lorde threw a high-concept party and more Bono and company’s 14th studio album and follow-up to 2014′s Songs of Innocence sold 186,000 total [...]

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The Greatest Tours of 2017

December 10th, 2017 · No Comments · Guitar

Tom Petty, 40th Anniversary TourPetty billed this run of dates with the Heartbreakers as his last “big one.” They ended up serving as his grand farewell before his October 2nd death – a two-hour show mixing beloved hits with lesser-known gems like “Crawling Back to You” and “Forgotten Man,” wrapping on September 25th with a joyous [...]

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Watch Robert Plant, Chrissie Hynde Perform Together in London

December 10th, 2017 · No Comments · Guitar

Chrissie Hynde made a surprise appearance during Robert Plant and the Sensational Space Shifters’ concert Friday at London’s Royal Albert Hall, where the singers performed “Bluebirds Over the Mountain” and the Pretenders‘ “2000 Miles” together, Led Zeppelin News reports. Related Robert Plant Talks New Solo LP, Looks Back on 2007 Led Zeppelin Gig The frontman [...]

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Inside Otis Redding’s Final Masterpiece ‘(Sittin’ on) the Dock of the Bay’

December 10th, 2017 · No Comments · Guitar

When the phone rang at the Stax/Volt studios in Memphis in late November of 1967, guitarist Steve Cropper was surprised to hear Otis Redding on the other end, calling from the airport. “Usually Otis would check into the Holiday Inn or whatever hotel he was staying at and then he’d call for me to come [...]

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Breaking Down the Best Albums of 2017: Trends, Surprises and Methodology

December 10th, 2017 · No Comments · Guitar

How did Kesha’s Rainbow end up near the top of the top of Rolling Stone‘s list of the top 50 albums of 2017? Why is Jay-Z’s 4:44 ranked below Migos’ Culture? Who are Open Mike Eagle, Code Orange and Songhoy Blues? Why did 2017 see so many pop acts embracing rock, and rock bands going [...]

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Watch Gregg Allman’s Poignant ‘Song for Adam’ Video

December 10th, 2017 · No Comments · Guitar

A biker reflects on an old friendship in the poignant new video for Gregg Allman‘s take on Jackson Browne‘s “Song for Adam.” Browne lends his vocals to the track, which closes the late Allman’s final album, Southern Blood. Allman died in May and the “Song for Adam” video arrives on what would have been his [...]

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Roxy Music Plan Massive 45th Anniversary Reissue of Debut LP

December 10th, 2017 · No Comments · Guitar

Art rock pioneers Roxy Music will revisit their 1972 self-titled debut album in early 2018 with a 45th anniversary reissue packed with unreleased demos, outtakes, radio sessions and more. Related QA: Bryan Ferry Talks Eno, Dylan’s Modern Ideas, and ‘Hideous’ Rap The once and former frontman of Roxy Music is on a roll Roxy Music: [...]

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Rapper Dave East on Prison, Islam, Reviving Nineties-Style Skits

December 9th, 2017 · No Comments · Guitar

Rapper Dave East is a former college basketball star who survived prison to become one of the more unexpected chart-topping rappers from New York City, with a gritty, paired-down style that recalls golden-era hip hop. Meredith Truax Dave East may be the least likely member of New York’s new rap aristocracy to conquer the charts. [...]

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Beach Boys Unearth Rare Studio, Live Tracks for New ‘Sunshine’ Sets

December 9th, 2017 · No Comments · Guitar

The Beach Boys unearthed more archival material, including dozens of previously unreleased songs, with their two new retrospective sets, 1967 – Sunshine Tomorrow 2: The Studio Sessions and Live Sunshine – 1967. The digital audio collections, available to purchase or stream now, follow the June-issued double-LP, 1967 – Sunshine Tomorrow. Related How Brian Wilson Beat Back [...]

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Watch Sia’s Festive ‘Ho Ho Ho’ Video

December 9th, 2017 · No Comments · Guitar

Sia has unveiled the new video for “Ho Ho Ho,” the second chapter in a Claymation trilogy showcasing songs from her seasonal LP Everyday Is Christmas. Related 50 Best Albums of 2017 Taylor Swift clapped back, Kendrick Lamar got personal, Lorde threw a high-concept party and more Picking up where the “Candy Cane Lane” video [...]

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