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Dave Grohl, James Hetfield, Bono Among World’s Wealthiest Frontmen List

When it comes to singing for your supper, it’s legacy artists like Paul McCartney, Mick Jagger and Bono who can afford the priciest dinners in the world, according to a recent ranking of music’s richest […]

11/19/2012

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Russia’s Prime Minister Agrees: Free Pussy Riot!

After being sentenced to two years in prison for “hooliganism motivated by religious hatred,” members of Russian feminist punk rock outfit Pussy Riot could very well be on the verge of being released, thanks to […]

09/17/2012

January 30, 1972 in Derry, Northern Ireland: a British soldier chases a Catholic protester while another soldier looks on. (Getty Images/AFP)

Rock Flashback: Bloody Sunday

On January 30, 1972, in the town of Derry in Northern Ireland, 26 protesters were shot by British police. Fourteen died. The event is remembered as Bloody Sunday. It was probably the most significant event […]

01/30/2012

From Hendrix To Social Distortion: Ten Covers That Are Better Than The Originals

I’m fully aware that I’m going to get slammed for this. That for every song on this list, someone will say, “SACRILEGE! THE ORIGINAL IS UNTOUCHABLE!” I give you this knowing that’s going to happen. I also […]

06/06/2011

Dave Grohl’s Shoe Removal During Foo Fighters’ Ed Sullivan Theater Performance Is A Nod To The Beatles

From the stage setting to the black suits and thin ties; the way the band’s logo was printed on Taylor Hawkins’s bass drum; and on down to the music that played before they took the […]

04/18/2011

Last.fm Trends: Rock Voices Bring The Noise At The Grammys

Whilst rock music is most often thought of as bands of musicians making as much noise as possible, it’s the voices that wrench at the heart strings of listeners all over the world. This is […]

02/01/2011

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