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Slash Talks Addiction: ‘I Was Fortunate. I Didn’t Die, and I Didn’t Go to Prison’ By

“Driving Rain,” the new single by Guns N’ Roses guitarist Slash and his other band, Slash featuring Myles Kennedy and the Conspirators, tells the tale of a co-dependent relationship from...

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Peter Frampton Talks Talk Boxes, Teen Stardom, and David Bowie By

On Jan. 26, rock legend Peter Frampton will receive the Les Paul Innovation Award at the 34th Annual NAMM Technical Excellence & Creativity Awards in Anaheim, Calif., joining an elite...

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Ian McCulloch Talks Influencing Chris Martin: ‘I’d Turn Up and Tell Him When the Lyrics Were a Bit S***’ By

Echo & the Bunnymen may not have become as popular in the States as their Second British Invasion peers like Depeche Mode or the Cure, but the Liverpool post-punks’ influence has...

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10 Years Later, the Flaming Lips’ ‘Christmas on Mars’ Is Still the Weirdest Holiday Movie Ever By

Ten seasons ago, the weirdest holiday movie you’ve likely never heard of, Christmas on Mars, by Oklahoma indie-rock eccentrics the Flaming Lips, was released to both bafflement and acclaim (OK,...

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Def Leppard’s Joe Elliott Talks Long-Overdue Rock & Roll Hall of Fame Induction By

Up until very recently, hard rock acts didn’t have a great track record with the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame. It took years for KISS, Rush and Bon Jovi...

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Beach Boy Mike Love’s Christmas Album Is a ‘Message to Brian Wilson’ By

In 1963, the Beach Boys recorded “Little Saint Nick,” one of the greatest rock ‘n’ roll holiday songs of all time. And this year, the band’s Mike Love revisited the...

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Paul Williams Unearths Lost ‘Emmet Otter’s Jug-Band Christmas’ Muppet soundtrack: ‘One of My Favorite Things I’ve Ever Done’ By

When songwriting legend Paul Williams met Muppets mastermind Jim Henson in 1976, after appearing on The Muppet Show, the fateful encounter led to a long and fruitful musical partnership, highlighted...

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Emily Kinney and Paul McDonald Find Love and Inspiration Again As the Sweetheart Deal By

When former The Walking Dead actress and singer-songwriter Emily Kinney and alt-country artist/Season 10 American Idol finalist Paul McDonald were fixed up last year by a mutual music-business friend, Dan...

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Juliana Hatfield Discusses Her Hopeless Devotion to Olivia Newton-John By

When indie icon Juliana Hatfield was growing up, she was, like every other little girl in the 1970s, obsessed with Grease. But her hopeless devotion to the film’s superstar Olivia...

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David Archuleta Opens Up About His Post-’American Idol’ PTSD By

When David Archuleta competed on the “David versus David” season of American Idol at the height of the show’s mania, he was only 17 years old and not at all...

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