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Dave Gahan Remembers Performing With Chickens on German TV By

Ah, the ’80s. It was a wacky and wonderful time for pop music, especially when it came to visuals. MTV’s programming schedule was packed with gender-bending, genre-crossing new-wavers starring in...

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Emo Puppet Band Fragile Rock Bring Their #PuppetPain to SXSW By

Perhaps not since the ‘80s double-bill of “Puppet Show with Spinal Tap” — or at least since Dr. Teeth & The Mayhem played San Francisco’s Outside Lands festival last year...

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Village People Cowboy Randy Jones on Razzie-Winning Cult Classic ‘Can’t Stop the Music’ and Co-Star Caitlyn Jenner By

Thirty-six years ago, entertainment publicist John Wilson held a potluck Oscar party at his Los Angeles home, and — inspired by a double feature of the infamous movie musicals Xanadu and...

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Party on, Wayne! Take a Trippy Tour of The Flaming Lips’ ‘Oczy Mlody’ Bash By

(Stefon-from-SNL voice) This party had everything… LED unicorns, unicorn-horned birthday cakes, indoor ice cream trucks, stuffed-animal walls, glow-in-the-dark womb chairs, a “bondage-latex room with positive discipline,” Elijah Wood on a...

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Backstage With Dr. Teeth at Outside Lands By

Radiohead, LCD Soundsystem, and the Last Shadow Puppets may have been the large-font bands on Outside Lands‘ 2016 lineup poster, but the Bay Area music festival’s promoters really buried the lead...

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Kick Asphalt: Remembering ‘Heavy Metal Parking Lot,’ 30 Years Later By

Thirty years ago, on May 31, 1986, Jeff Krulik and John Heyn hauled some borrowed public access equipment to a Judas Priest/Dokken concert at the Capital Centre in Landover, Maryland —...

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Watch Henry Rollins, Alice Bag & Alaska 5000 Explain Why ‘Drag Is Punk’ at RuPaul’s DragCon By

The second annual RuPaul’s Drag Race convention, DragCon, took place earlier this month, drawing 23,000 people from all walks of life to the L.A. Convention Center to shanté, stay, dress...

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Hello Kitty’s Unlikely Place in Rock By

On Nov. 1, Hello Kitty turns 40 years old — with a four-day celebration, Los Angeles’s first annual Hello Kitty Con, taking place in her honor Oct. 30-Nov. 2. It’s...

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Rock Me, Ameowadeus! Keyboard Cat Plays Off Oscar Night By

Fresh off his star turn playing “Locked Out Of Heaven” on Animal Planet’s Puppy Bowl half-time show, Keyboard Cat is now the star of another major televised event, the Academy...

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The Philip Seymour Hoffman Scene That Will Haunt Me Forever By

Today, Philip Seymour Hoffman died. It feels weird just to type that. He was truly one of the finest actors of our time, or of any time, and his death...

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