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Are you on Lorde's 'Team'?

June 6, 2014
Are you on Lorde's 'Team'? She's going on tour -- and here's the tour dates. [Read more]

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Was 50 Cent's ceremonial first pitch worse than Carly Rae Jepsen, Carl Lewis or Mariah Carey's? [Read more]

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Coldplay's sixth studio album, "Ghost Stories," has more misses than hits -- and is a step back for the British band. [Read more]

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I don't watch much TV, or follow any reality or competition-based shows for that matter, but I've been hearing a lot about The Voice lately and decided to find out what it's all about. I've seen commercials every now and then for the show, and all I've gathered from them are 1: it's a singing competition kind of show, 2: Blake Shelton is some kind of "judge" on it, and 3: the celebrity "judges" are in spinny chairs. I'll admit I'm a little biased because I can't sing myself, so I tend to find si... [Read more]

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For those of you who are avid country fans, I'm sure you're aware that the ACMs took place this past Sunday, April 6th. Not to be confused with the CMAs, which I'm sure for most of us, it is still difficult to decipher the difference between the two. So here's a cheat sheet to understand the similarities and differences between the two organizations. CMA: Country Music Association Founded in Nashville 1958, First country music organization to be formed Initially dedicated to Nashville music... [Read more]

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2014 Opening Day power rankings

March 29, 2014
With Spring Training now in the past, we've got a clear picture of the state of each team's roster. Here's a look at a special edition of power rankings -- as teach team is paired up with a song from an artist on tour in 2014 that best represents that team on Opening Day. [Read more]

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So maybe the rumors aren’t true, that the untouchable boy band/girl band combo tour of the Backstreet Boys and the Spice Girls isn’t happening, but let’s not lose sight of what’s really happening here… the BACKSTREET BOYS are going on tour with AVRIL LAVIGNE! Ok, so maybe Avril was a little late, missing the 90s and making her way through in the 2000s instead, but I don’t think anyone can deny singing along to “Sk8er Boi” on at least one occasion. And I’ll be honest, I was more of an ‘N SYNC gir... [Read more]
It’s funny how the littlest things can get so blown out of proportion. One thing leads to another, and before you know it, you’ve got yourself a murder investigation. Trent Reznor was just starting his band, Nine Inch Nails, in 1989 and producing his first album, Pretty Hate Machine, when he was allegedly “murdered” during the filming of his music video, “Down in It”. In the end of the video, a scene was shot of Reznor lying on the ground, indicating that his character had fallen and died. To sh... [Read more]

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Musician Neil Young officially launched Pono, his long-awaited high-definition digital music player, during the SXSW Festival with a Kickstarter campaign aimed at funding the production of the player. Through Pono, as the high fidelity digital music player is called, and the accompanying online store, Young and his team are aiming to "bring back real music," which they hold has been taken away because of the mainstream use of the MP3 as the default digital music storage format. When digital mus... [Read more]

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Is Music Really Getting Worse?

March 16, 2014
Old fogeys have complained for years that the quality of rock and roll is trending downwards, but is this really true? This infographic by the clever people at Love My Vouchers should help explain the situation. Enjoy.

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