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Bruce Springsteen Brings 15 Songs, A Lifetime Of Stories To Broadway

Springsteen On Broadway is absolutely, 100%, a Broadway show. The stage is set to look like a bare-bones rehearsal space with a brick wall and…
Gabriela Tully Claymore | October 12, 2017 - 8:13 pm

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Then It All Falls Apart: Tunnel Of Love At 30

By the middle of the 1980s, Bruce Springsteen was on top of the world. In 1984, he released Born In The U.S.A., the album that…
Ryan Leas | October 9, 2017 - 1:52 pm

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Gonna Take On The World Someday: “We Will Rock You” At 40

On October 7, 1977 -- 40 years ago tomorrow -- Queen ensured the music world, and the sports world, a good four decades' worth of…
Nate Patrin | October 6, 2017 - 1:30 pm

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A Heart So Big: 20 Great Tom Petty Moments

Tom Petty's career began in earnest in November 1976; that's when he and his Heartbreakers released their self-titled debut album. That means the man spent…
Tom Breihan | October 3, 2017 - 2:05 pm

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An American Boy: Remembering Tom Petty

It's one of rock 'n' roll's greatest trades. Tom Petty was only 10 years old when his uncle invited him to the set of the…
Stephen Deusner | October 3, 2017 - 1:54 pm

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American Standards: Why Everybody Loves Tom Petty

Tom Petty wrote great rock 'n' roll songs for 40 years. His 1993 Greatest Hits album has 18 tracks, and you know at least 16…
Phil Freeman | October 3, 2017 - 11:52 am

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Dave Matthews’ Concert For Charlottesville Was A Great Show, But What Did It Mean?

"I've seen hate marching down the streets." That was Stevie Wonder, a surprise guest at last night's Concert For Charlottesville, talking to a crowd of…
Tom Breihan | September 25, 2017 - 4:52 pm

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Aja At 40: A Track-By-Track Listing Of Its Greatest Echoes

Steely Dan are definitely their own monumental idiosyncratic impossible-to-duplicate entity, but they've also felt important as part of a collective continuum -- a '70s band…
Nate Patrin | September 22, 2017 - 12:57 pm

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What Have Vampire Weekend Been Up To Since Modern Vampires Of The City?

Vampire Weekend released their instant-classic third LP Modern Vampires Of The City on May 14, 2013. It was a different world back then: We were…
Chris DeVille | September 20, 2017 - 1:51 pm

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At Riot Fest 2017, Jawbreaker Finally Became Rock Stars

It began the only way it could have begun. It began with "Boxcar."
Michael Tedder | September 18, 2017 - 3:33 pm

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Blanck Mass Led An Apocalyptic Dance Party At Basilica SoundScape

These days, when people talk about technology being scary, they're talking about a slow, creeping dread -- the paranoia of living in a world with…
Peter Helman | September 17, 2017 - 6:10 pm

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Queens Of The Stone Age Balance Chaos And Professionalism At Riot Fest

About a decade and a half ago, MTV began taping live specials at the Hard Rock Live in Orlando, Florida, where I was born and…
Michael Tedder | September 17, 2017 - 1:08 pm

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Avant-R&B Singer serpentwithfeet Preached A Gospel All His Own At Basilica Soundscape

If you know anything about Basilica Soundscape, the boutique music festival that transpires every September in Hudson, New York, it's that its organizers brand it…
Chris DeVille | September 16, 2017 - 1:25 pm

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Ministry, New Order Demonstrate Their Staying Power At Riot Fest 2017

Halfway through last night's typically intense headlining set at Riot Fest, Trent Reznor took a second to address the crowd. "It's an honor tonight to…
Michael Tedder | September 16, 2017 - 1:24 pm

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Little Feat’s “Willin'” And This Is Us: The Trucker Ballad’s Long, Winding Path To Pop Culture

This week, UMG is releasing the official soundtrack album for the NBC series This Is Us, network TV's big breakout hit of the 2016 Fall…
Al Shipley | September 14, 2017 - 3:42 pm
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