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Insane Clown Posse Finally Get Some Respect By

“We’ve always been kind of known as the ‘World’s Most-Hated Band,’ and that’s for real,” says Violent J of Detroit’s notorious, face-painted hardcore hip-hop duo Insane Clown Posse, as he...

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Oscar-Winning ‘Shallow’ Co-Writer Anthony Rossomando Opens Up About Dark Past By

Just a few years ago, veteran indie-rock musician Anthony Rossomando was battling addiction, crashing on friends’ couches and selling off his musical equipment just to survive. But this year, at...

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Soft Cell’s Marc Almond Reflects on 40 Years on the Fringe By

Soft Cell legend Marc Almond is sitting with Yahoo Entertainment in the lobby of a posh West Hollywood hotel, getting ready to fly back to the U.K. after a whirlwind...

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How Weird Al Yankovic’s Epic Anti-Valentine Song Got Censored on Network TV By

“Weird Al” Yankovic is known for his hilarious parody songs and G-rated, family-friendly fare, but one of his greatest recordings — and one of the greatest anti-Valentine’s anthems ever —...

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Brandi Carlile Talks Joni, Obama, and ‘Internalized and Institutionalized Misogyny’ By

To say Brandi Carlile is riding a career high would be an understatement. The 37-year-old folk-rock troubadour’s seventh album, By the Way, I Forgive You, is up for six Grammys,...

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Ghost’s Tobias Forge Addresses ‘Satanic’ Accusations By

Bombastic, theatric, operatic metal Swedes have become unlikely Grammy darlings, winning Best Metal Performance in 2016 and scoring two nominations at this year’s upcoming 61st Annual Grammy Awards for Best Rock...

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Matt Pinfield Discusses Near-Fatal Accident, Song Killers Wrote for Him By

On Dec. 3, MTV 120 Minutes VJ Matt Pinfield was crossing the street near his Hollywood home when he was struck by a car going 40 miles an hour. Though he...

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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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