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LA Times Demands Country Stars Push Gun Control
2 weeks ago

LA Times Demands Country Stars Push Gun Control

It’s happening again.

Another major media outlet is demanding an entertainer take up a left-wing cause. We previously saw this as journalists scolded “South Park” for refusing to bash President …
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Why The Red Button Is the Perfect Audio Time Machine
1 month ago

Why The Red Button Is the Perfect Audio Time Machine

Seth Swirsky grew up pining to write music like his favorite band, The Beatles.

Years later, he’s the co-creator of some of the best Beatles-esque songs around. Swirsky’s The Red …
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Cassie Petrey: From Super Fan to Social Media Guru
2 months ago

Cassie Petrey: From Super Fan to Social Media Guru

Cassie Petrey rocked MySpace back when the social media platform mattered.

Today, the leader and co-founder of Crowd Surf leverages Twitter, Facebook and more for some of the biggest names in …
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Metal Band Promotes Violence Against Alt-Right
4 months ago

Metal Band Promotes Violence Against Alt-Right

Metal band Stray From the Path’s new music video slams both the Alt-right movement as well as those with a fondness for red baseball caps.

The Long Island band has …
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Why Dylan’s ‘Spiritual Life’ Remains His Undying Muse
5 months ago

Why Dylan’s ‘Spiritual Life’ Remains His Undying Muse

Few books boast contributions from a former president, Alice Cooper, Marvel director Scott Derrickson and a scribe from The Nation.

“Bob Dylan: A Spiritual Life” by Scott M. Marshall landed …
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Critic Confessions: What U2 Can Learn from Billy Joel
5 months ago

Critic Confessions: What U2 Can Learn from Billy Joel

My brother introduced me to U2 during our teen years, and I fell for the band. Hard.

We even wore similar U2 necklaces during high school, crafted by a chum …
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Musicians Rally to ‘Hug’ Convicted Leaker Manning
6 months ago

Musicians Rally to ‘Hug’ Convicted Leaker Manning

Some of the biggest names in music are giving newly released prisoner Chelsea Manning a hero’s welcome.

The former military intelligence analyst once known as Bradley Manning became a free woman …
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Dr. Estes: Why Addiction, Depression Haunt Rock Stars
6 months ago

Dr. Estes: Why Addiction, Depression Haunt Rock Stars

Dr. Cali Estes once rushed to a singer’s side when his manager alerted her to his unstable state.

“I’m gonna put you on a plane to make sure he gets …
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Brave U2 Taunts Trump in ‘Joshua Tree’ Reboot Tour
6 months ago

Brave U2 Taunts Trump in ‘Joshua Tree’ Reboot Tour

There’s nothing less edgy in pop culture today than attacking President Donald Trump.

Zip. Zero. Nada.

It’s still not shocking to hear a modern rocker or hip-hop artist take on …
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Jackson Taylor: Honky Tonk Rebel Just Warming Up
7 months ago

Jackson Taylor: Honky Tonk Rebel Just Warming Up

Jackson Taylor says fans of his outlaw sound might expect him to walk into a room “with a bottle of whiskey and punch somebody.”

“Ten years ago that might have …
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