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Critics silenced as Queen rocks Rod Laver Arena + MORE

REVIEW: WE have seen a lot of people really bothered by Queen continuing to exist, now with guest singer Adam Lambert. But none were in the sold out Rod Laver Arena last night..... More »
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At Camp Flog Gnaw, fans share their rage and depression over the election + MORE

Cassidy Hill waited in line Saturday for the Camp Flog Gnaw music festival in Exposition Park when she said a twentysomething man knocked into her as he rushed by the gates.  Hill, 33, had come from Texas on a road trip to see the festival, which featured headliners like Lil Wayne, Chance the Rappe.... More »
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Amazon UK launch Prime Music streaming service to rival Spotify and TIDAL + MORE

British acts including George Ezra, Ella Henderson and Mark Ronson, are to be at the forefront of an attempt by Amazon to challenge Spotify and Deezer by taking a major stake in the UK’s booming market for music streaming..... More »
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Exit Lines: “Come Look at the Freaks” + MORE

Where does one of the world’s sexiest men go to transform himself into one of the more celebrated grotesques in history? Why, Broadway, of course–where Bradley Cooper, following in the footprints of David Bowie and Billy Crudup, is covering himself in burlap rags and contorting his hands.... More »
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#MTVFestivalSeason: The Stars Of V Share Their Most Embarrassing Festival Moments + MORE

Talking flying underwear and ski boots with Conor Maynard, Example, Jessie Ware and more V Festival performers....... More »
You Me At Six's New Album 'Cavalier Youth' Debuts at #1 on UK Album ChartYou Me At Six stunning new album, Cavalier Youth entered the UK Album Chart yesterday (February 2nd) at number 1.The pop/rock quintet made their first UK album chart appearance with their debut LP Take Off Your Colours, which reached number 25 in 2008. Hold Me Down, the band’s sophomore album got to number 5 in 2010 and 2011’s Sinners Never Sleep charted at number 3…

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Watch Broken Bells Cover The Beatles On LettermanDanger Mouse, one half of Broken Bells, first found fame for mashing up Jay-Z with the Beatles on the bootleg release The Grey Album, and last night on Letterman, he went back to his roots. Broken Bells were the first band to perform on Letterman’s Beatles week, commemorating the 50th anniversary of the Beatles making their American debut on The Ed Sullivan Show, in the same theater where Letterman tapes…

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I Majored In Hip-Hop: 5 Hip-Hop Courses We’d Sit In On
Ever since The University of Missouri laid out a course about Jay-Z and Kanye and Nas connected with Harvard University for the Nasir Jones Hip-Hop Fellowship, we’ve been thinking of new ways to study hip-hop. Here are five courses we’d like to see added to collegiate curriculums. —Talia Kuhel
Wordplay 101: Lil Wayne and Nicki Minaj
This course is an introduction to writing professional lyrics with a focus on witty and memorable punch lines…

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Young Rival resurrects Magic Eye for music videoThought the Magic Eye craze had died out? Think again, as indie rock outfit Young Rival has resurrected the ’90s fad for the 21st century.    

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Playlist - Green Man Festival 2014 by the chap who booked it inc Neutral Milk Hotel, Beirut, Anna Calvi Let Music Programmer Ben Coleman take you the first wave of acts for the Welsh festival (15-18 Aug)    

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Kirk Von Hammett’s FEAR FestEvil takes place Feb. 7-8 at the Regency in San Francisco.

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Green Day has always been guilty of over-thinking things.
It’s kind of been their dirty little secret; the reason they’ve always struggled with the follow-ups to their biggest albums (anyone rememberInsomniac or 21st Century Breakdown?), and why their career has followed the same cycle for nearly three decades now — a breakout, world-uniting album, a slow fade into the background, then a bracing, bold return to prominence…

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New Music: Wale f/ Rick Ross, Fat Trel, & Young Thug – ‘Clappers (Remix)’Wale keeps the booties bouncing with the remix to his strip club anthem “Clappers,” which he unleashed on his blog. The D.C. rapper gives his Gifted single a head-to-toe makeover, complete with a new beat from Hit-Boy and fresh verses from Rick Ross, Fat Trel, and Young Thug. Clappers to the front.

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Arctic Monkeys to headline Reading and Leeds Festival 2014 Arctic Monkeys have been announced as the second headline act for this year’s  Reading and Leeds festivals.     

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Somewhere in-between all those Tim Tebow commercials and the Seahawks breaking the spirit of the entire Denver Metropolitan Area, Bruno Mars put on a halftime show for the ages during Super Bowl XLVIII … specifically females, aged 12-24 (the Red Hot Chili Peppers were on hand to appeal to males 18-34)…

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Toni Braxton And Babyface Hit The Club On ‘Love, Marriage & Divorce’ Gem “Heart Attack”: ListenToni Braxton and Babyface switch gears on Love, Marriage & Divorce highlight “Heart Attack”. The much-anticipated LP, which drops tomorrow, mostly showcases the duo’s dulcet tones on soulful ballads and slow jams but they still know how to speed it up when the feel like it.
“Heart Attack” takes it straight to the club — circa 1978…

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Star thanks fans, before urging them to follow her boyfriend John Mayer…

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Shakira slammed by politician for music video with RihannaA Colombian politician has slammed sexy pop star Shakira for “promoting lesbianism” in her latest steamy music video. Marco Fidel Ramirez is calling on Colombia’s National Television Authority to ban the 37-year-old’s “Can’t Remember To Forget You” clip from being broadcast on any of the nation’s channels…

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