Steven Tyler on Hawaii's 'Steven Tyler Act': 'Now I Can Walk Around Naked'

Steven Tyler can feel more comfortable at his favorite vacation spot now that Hawaii has passed a law known as the “Steven Tyler Act” The measure gives stars protection from paparazzi and allows them to sue over intrusive photos or recordings taken of them in the state The Aerosmith singer…

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Lil Wayne, Birdman's Daughters Writing 'Paparazzi Princesses' Novel

Lil Wayne and Birdman have one of hip-hop’s most storied partnerships and now their teenage daughters have teamed up for a new book Reginae Carter and Bria Williams both 14 have helped pen Paparazzi Princesses which tells the story of two young girls dealing with unintentional fame as they grow…

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Clive Burr, Ex-Iron Maiden Drummer, Dead at 56

Clive Burr the former drummer of Iron Maiden died last night at the age of 56 Burr had been suffering from multiple sclerosis and he died in his sleep “This is terribly sad news” said Maiden founder/bassist Steve Harris on the group’s official site “Clive was a very old friend of…

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Black Sabbath Studio Sessions Going 'Great With Rick Rubin in Charge'

Rick Rubin has been around to say the least but few bands energize him like Black Sabbath The prolific producer has been deep in the studio with the reunited Sabbath working on their upcoming album 13 and in this video Rubin gives a revealing look into the recording process of…

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Marcus Mumford: 'I Wouldn't Call Myself a Christian'

Mumford & Sons frontman Marcus Mumford is speaking in depth for the first time about his religious beliefs and upbringing Mumford whose parents are the founders of the Vineyard the UK branch of an evangelical Christian movement has filled his band’s lyrics with references to God prayer and struggles with…

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On the Cover: Mumford & Sons Rattle and Strum

Mumford & Sons make their debut appearance on the cover of Rolling Stone in our next issue Senior writer Brian Hiatt shadows the group as they finish the most recent leg of their US tour in Camden New Jersey then hangs out with them on their London home turf including…

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Rihanna 'Still Recovering,' Cancels Second Tour Date in Baltimore

Rihanna’s Diamonds World Tour is off to a rough start the singer is still dealing with the flu and laryngitis and has canceled her show tonight in Baltimore A statement from Live Nation reported by the Associated Press said Rihanna is “still recovering” and suggested fans hold onto their tickets…

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Bob Dylan Voted Into American Academy of Arts and Letters

Bob Dylan has been voted into the American Academy of Arts and Letters marking the first time a rock musician has been chosen for the elite honor society Officials in the Academy – which recognizes music literature and visual art – were unable to decide if Dylan belonged for his…

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Van Halen Shoot Down Tour Rumors: 'Nothing's Been Discussed'

Irving Azoff manager of Eddie Alex and Wolfgang Van Halen has debunked a rumor singer David Lee Roth has spread in recent interviews that rockers Van Halen will perform “probably 50 60 shows” in Europe beginning at the end of this year “Nothing’s been discussed yet” Azoff tells Rolling Stone…

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Smashing Pumpkins to Play SXSW

Add one more band to the list of big names playing SXSW the Smashing Pumpkins will hit downtown Austin on Saturday March 16th for Red Bull’s showcase Sound Select 120 Hours Also on the bill are the Sword and Girl in a Coma The show will happen in…

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