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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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Kim K a proud ‘MILF’ in racy new video + MORE

SINGER Fergie has enlisted Kim Kardashian, Chrissy Teigen and a slew of other hot A-list mums for her very sexy.... More »
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Ed Sheeran responds to lion tattoo haters + MORE

Singer gets belted on social media for showing photo of garish lion tattoo on his chest..... More »
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Taylor Swift excused from jury duty in Nashville + MORE

Judge releases pop star as a potential juror in an aggravated rape and kidnapping case over conflict with her pending sexual assault lawsuitThe question of Taylor Swift’s absence from the MTV Video Music Awards, a source of much speculation, has been put to bed: she was being considered for jury d.... More »
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Watch A Trailer For R.E.M. By MTV + MORE

<br>Oh my god, they look so young! It was 1981 when this little Athens, Ga. based band started making a splash. Over the years that followed they made waves. This small trailer for a larger ....... More »
New Video: Rae Sremmurd “No Type”
It took some time to get an official video for Rae Sremmurd’s summer anthem “No Flex Zone.” Flipping the script this time around, the Tupelo, Mississippi-duo of Swae Lee and Slim Jimmy debuts the laid back visual for “No Type” just a week after releasing their new single…

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There’s late-summer music this weekend at the Rockaway Beach Jazz Festival and the Baby Grand Weekend in Brooklyn.

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News: Despite apology, triple j hasn't ruled out Bliss N Eso ban"We'll wait on the audience sentiment before playing the band again."

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Triple J won’t play this band

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BLISS N Eso rapper Max MacKinnon has released an online apology for posting misogynistic photos on Instagram — but his loyal fans say he did nothing wrong.

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Soul Serenade: Shorty Long, “Function At The Junction”He was born Frederick Earl Long in 1940, but given the fact that he rose to just a little bit over five feet tall, the “Shorty” moniker seemed to fit perfectly. Although he got his musical education from legends like Alvin “Shine” Robinson and W.C. Handy, Long was a natural. He could play piano, organ, drums, guitar, trumpet, and harmonica, and was a pretty good hand clapper to boot…

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Readers recommend: songs about sharp objects  resultsFrom Jake Bugg to T Bone Burnett, sharp-witted RR regular swawlig makes his final cut from last weeks popular topic threadThe first notes from a Japanese flute suggest something sharp and deadly whistling through the air in search of flesh. T Bone Burnett never reveals what it is. Meanwhile Mick Ronson, on guitar, raises the suspense levels in a dark song made of crystal-clear sounds…

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Gotye and his two bandmates from The Basics have formed a political party.
Wally De Backer, Kris Schroeder and Tim Heath’s Basics Rock’n’Roll Party (BRRP) has launched with a focus on education and music; the party is targeting the state elections in Victoria on November 29.
“We’ve all got higher education degrees so we’re not just musicians,” Schroeder told AAP, “but we haven’t come up through any political ideology we just care about certain things like indigenous affairs and education […] We’re interested in giving an equal opportunity to all as far as access to music is concerned…

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Other top nominees for the Country Music Association awards are Keith Urban, George Strait and Luke Bryan.

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Babymetal perform during the first day of the 2014 Heavy Montreal festival. On Saturday, August 9, more than 40,000 people descended upon Montreal's Parc Jean-Drapeau for the first day of …

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Last month, the music industry reached yet another milestone; unfortunately for fans, labels, and artists, it was the worst kind of record-breaking feat. According to Billboard, weekly album sales hit their all-time low since Nielsen SoundScan first started recording such data back in 1991. Industry figures and artists alike were quick to attribute the disappointing numbers to the prominence of streaming services such as Spotify and Rdio…

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Valery Gore: Idols in the Dark Heart (Capsule Reviews)Idols in the Dark Heart is a beguiling album, one that charms the listener with its refusal to give into or yield towards being anything other than a painting or sculpture in sound.

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As Usher continues to prep his new album, details about the project are slowly trickling out. Besides the single “Good Kisser,” we got a Nicki Minaj feature on “She Came To Give It To You.”
And she won’t be the only Young Money star on the album, as Ursh confirmed to MTV News during the 2014 VMAs that he worked with Drake on the project…

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The Finnish melodic doom metal outfit Ghost Brigade has just announced its newest studio outing, IV: One With the Storm, and have released an audio teaser in anticipation of its release.

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