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5 Rock Bands That Hit The TV Commercial Jackpot In 2012

Combining popular music with TV commercials is nothing new. Even the venerable Rolling Stones once famously penned an original tune for a Rice Krispies ad back in 1963. Over the past decade, high-profile television commercials […]

12/27/2012

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The Black Keys’ Patrick Carney Reveals He Stalked Devo’s Mark Mothersbaugh

  During an interview on Tony Hawk‘s satellite radio show, the skateboarding legend asked Black Keys‘ Patrick Carney about his obsession with 80′s new-wave band Devo. “They’re my heroes,” explains the drummer. Carney described a […]

12/27/2012

Dan Auerbach, Matt Bellamy, Gwen Stefani (Jason Merritt/Tim Whitby/Getty Images)

Rock’s Top 12 Live Acts Of 2012: The Black Keys, Muse, Metallica, Incubus And More

While perpetually shifting trends, genre-blending and digital technology have changed the music industry forever, one standard remains constant: the live performance. In 2012, rock’s biggest and brightest combated fluctuating album sales by doubling-down on concert […]

12/24/2012

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Top 10 Holiday Party Songs: Quirky Tunes By Artists You Know – Foo Fighters, Gotye, Fun., And More

Looking for that perfect party playlist for your kinda fancy holiday party? We’ve got what you need! From Blink 182 covering a popular ’70s sitcom theme to DJ Z-Trip cutting up classic rock, here are ten tunes to keep any cocktail party hopping.

12/17/2012

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Imagine Dragons On Rock Dominating The GRAMMYs: “The Days Of Nirvana Are Coming About Again”

Vegas breakout band Imagine Dragons are just as excited as we are to see so much alternative rock being nominated for GRAMMY awards, congratulating artists like fun. and Jack White for getting nods in major categories.

12/07/2012

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Black Keys’ Dan Auerbach Earns First Producer Of The Year GRAMMY Nomination

Rock is back in a big way at the GRAMMYS this year, and no rockers earned more nominations than Ohio’s favorite sons, the Black Keys. But did you also know that the band’s singer is a great record producer, too? Good enough to earn a coveted Producer of the Year nod at the upcoming awards ceremony.

12/06/2012

The Black Keys, The 53rd Annual GRAMMY Awards (Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images)

And The Album Of The Year Goes To Rock? Pigs Will Fly

Where’s the improvised jazz solo album? How about the rap collaboration? There must be a country album on the running for album of the year? In a category of only five album, four are rock. What gives?

12/06/2012

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