Billie Joe Armstrong Writing Songs for Rock Adaptation of Shakespeare

Billie Joe Armstrong is returning to the theater by writing new music for a Yale Repertory Theater adaptation of Shakespeare According to the New York Times the Green Day frontman is contributing to These Paper Bullets a rock adaptation of the Bard’s Much Ado About Nothing that follows a band…

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Jim Morrison Documentary Begins Production

Jim Morrison will be memorialized in a new independent documentary that has started production Before the End Jim Morrison Comes of Age will give a look into the life of the late Doors singer examining his early years through his untimely death in July 1971 at age 27 According to…

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Dead Sara Duke It Out in 'Lemon Scent' – Premiere

Dead Sara are fighters not lovers – and in their new video for “Lemon Scent” the Los Angeles rockers duke it out in the boxing ring Singer Emily Armstrong brawls with guitarist Siouxsie Medley while soundtracked by the band playing in their own ring The crowd offers up their bets…

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SXSW 2013: Iggy and the Stooges Premiere New Songs

It hardly seemed fair that Iggy and the Stooges should perform so early last night at South by Southwest in Austin All they left behind was a smoldering pile of rubble for the other acts to pick through at the House of Vans showcase at Mohawk That’s not to say the…

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Justin Timberlake Spoofs Michael McDonald on 'Fallon'

Justin Timberlake’s week of Late Night with Jimmy Fallon appearances rolls on and last night the singer continued his hijinks with a spoof on Michael McDonald Taking on McDonald’s vocal stylings and trademark white hair Timberlake and Fallon humorously sang a harmonized version of “Row Row Row Your Boat” But…

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Robert Plant to Play Festival at the Gorge in July

Robert Plant may have a clean schedule for a possible Led Zeppelin reunion next year but the singer has his eye on 2013 first Plant has set his first US dates for the year and will play the inaugural JamBase Live Festival at the Gorge Amphitheatre in George Washington According…

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Jim James: 'The Internet Is a Horrible Drug We're All Addicted To'

“I think we’re going to look back on the Internet in 50 to 100 years as a big mistake” said My Morning Jacket frontman Jim James at a SXSW Music Q&A with MTV Networks’ Bill Flanagan “It’s like this horrible drug that we’re all super addicted to” James was at the…

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Iron Maiden Launch Their Own Beer

It’s been nearly 30 years since Iron Maiden unleashed “The Trooper” on Piece of Mind and now the metal giants are releasing a new brew bearing the track’s name Collaborating with Robinsons Brewery in England – who trace their roots to the 19th century – Iron Maiden has crafted Trooper…

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SXSW 2013: Tegan and Sara Share the Joy of Heartache in Austin

Tegan and Sara used to marvel at bands who come to Austin and do seven shows at SXSW “We could never do that – we have too much shit” Tegan Quin recalls thinking This year however they’re basically doing it In addition to co-hosting the 2013 mtvU Woodie Awards Tegan and…

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Flashback: The Clash Take New York in 1981

The Clash booked a seven-night stand at the Bonds nightclub in Times Square in the spring of 1981 It was partially a public relations stunt since they knew the mad scramble for tickets would make for great press These were their only American dates of the year and demand outstripped…

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