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Metal Band Promotes Violence Against Alt-Right
2 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
3 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
3 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
4 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
4 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
4 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
5 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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3 Underrated Rock Supergroups You Must Hear
5 months ago

3 Underrated Rock Supergroups You Must Hear

As a kid growing up in the Bronze Age of comic books, I formed an affinity for dramatic superhero partnerships.

The Avengers. Power Man and Iron Fist. Those Marvel Two-in …
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New Song Mocks ‘Friends in Safe Spaces’
7 months ago

New Song Mocks ‘Friends in Safe Spaces’

A new song parody hit the web this week, and the usual comedy suspects had nothing to do with it.

Trevor Noah? Stephen Colbert? The team at “Saturday Night Live?” No, …
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7 Songs Micky Dolenz Crushed with The Monkees
7 months ago

7 Songs Micky Dolenz Crushed with The Monkees

The Monkees aped the Beatles in more ways than one.

Four madcap boys. Music backed by zany videos. Power pop personified. And each of the four musicians took turns singing lead …
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