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Music-versary: The Beach Boys released ‘Pet Sounds’ on May 16, 1966

Release Date: May 16, 1966 Backstory: The Beach Boys had released five albums over the course of just a few short years before the band’s co-founder and multi-tasking ringleader, a then-fledgling 22-year-old Brian Wilson, suffered from a panic attack while … Continued

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Music-versary: The Beach Boys released ‘Pet Sounds’ on May 16, 1966

Release Date: May 16, 1966 Backstory: The Beach Boys had released five albums over the course of just a few short years before the band’s co-founder and multi-tasking ringleader, a then-fledgling 22-year-old Brian Wilson, suffered from a panic attack while … Continued

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Music-Versary: Stevie Wonder was born on May 13, 1950

Stevie Wonder has been blessing the world with his divine voice, joyful up-tempo jams and exquisite ballads since he was a preteen. There are very few artists who have had such a long, illustrious and successful career. Wonder is a … Continued

Hip-Hop/R&B, Music, Pop, Rock

Music-Versary: Stevie Wonder was born on May 13, 1950

Stevie Wonder has been blessing the world with his divine voice, joyful up-tempo jams and exquisite ballads since he was a preteen. There are very few artists who have had such a long, illustrious and successful career. Wonder is a … Continued

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Eric Clapton & producer Glyn Johns celebrate upcoming album ‘I Still Do’ on Bluesville

On May 20, Eric Clapton will release his 23rd studio album, I Still Do. The LP marks a reunion with producer Glyn Johns, who helmed some of Clapton’s bestselling work in the ‘70s, most famously 1977’s Slowhand and the hits Cocaine … Continued

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Eric Clapton & producer Glyn Johns celebrate upcoming album ‘I Still Do’ on Bluesville

On May 20, Eric Clapton will release his 23rd studio album, I Still Do. The LP marks a reunion with producer Glyn Johns, who helmed some of Clapton’s bestselling work in the ‘70s, most famously 1977’s Slowhand and the hits Cocaine … Continued

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Music-versary: The Jimi Hendrix Experience released debut album Are You Experienced on May 12, 1967

Release date: May 12, 1967 Backstory: Anyone who says that Jimi Hendrix’s Are You Experienced is not one of the most stunning rock albums of the last half a century needs a reality check.  An album that evokes a range … Continued

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Music-versary: The Jimi Hendrix Experience released debut album Are You Experienced on May 12, 1967

Release date: May 12, 1967 Backstory: Anyone who says that Jimi Hendrix’s Are You Experienced is not one of the most stunning rock albums of the last half a century needs a reality check.  An album that evokes a range … Continued

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Nonpoint premiere ‘Generation Idiot’ off upcoming album ‘The Poison Red’ on Octane

Back in December, Nonpoint told fans they were heading into the studio with Rob Ruccia to record their ninth full length album. They promised the album would not only make heads bang but further “roll off your shoulders and jump … Continued

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Nonpoint premiere ‘Generation Idiot’ off upcoming album ‘The Poison Red’ on Octane

Back in December, Nonpoint told fans they were heading into the studio with Rob Ruccia to record their ninth full length album. They promised the album would not only make heads bang but further “roll off your shoulders and jump … Continued

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Tom Petty on new album ‘Mudcrutch 2’: ‘This one’s more of a proper record.’

All five members of Mudcrutch — Tom Petty (bass), Mike Campbell (guitar), Benmont Tench (keyboards), Tom Leadon (guitar) and Randall Marsh (drums) — joined SiriusXM for a special featuring all 11 tracks from their new album, Mudcrutch 2.  For which, in addition … Continued

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Tom Petty on new album ‘Mudcrutch 2’: ‘This one’s more of a proper record.’

All five members of Mudcrutch — Tom Petty (bass), Mike Campbell (guitar), Benmont Tench (keyboards), Tom Leadon (guitar) and Randall Marsh (drums) — joined SiriusXM for a special featuring all 11 tracks from their new album, Mudcrutch 2.  For which, in addition … Continued

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Mick Jagger, Keith Richards and Roger Waters on Desert Trip’s “great, iconic bands”

UPDATE: Due to overwhelming demand, a second weekend has been added: October 14, 15 and 16. “Bobby Dylan, Paul, The Who, Neil Young … None of these guys have been in the same town on the same day.” Leave it … Continued

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Mick Jagger, Keith Richards and Roger Waters on Desert Trip’s “great, iconic bands”

UPDATE: Due to overwhelming demand, a second weekend has been added: October 14, 15 and 16. “Bobby Dylan, Paul, The Who, Neil Young … None of these guys have been in the same town on the same day.” Leave it … Continued

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Liquid Metal: Exclusive world premiere of ‘Simple Skeletons’ from Joey Jordison’s new band VIMIC

Joey Jordison, former Slipknot member and one of rock’s most prolific drummers, has unveiled details of his new band, VIMIC. Rounded out by Kalen Chase (vocals), Kris Norris (guitar/vocals), Jed Simon (guitar/vocals), Kyle Konkiel (bass/vocals) and Matt Tarach (keyboards), VIMIC … Continued

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Liquid Metal: Exclusive world premiere of ‘Simple Skeletons’ from Joey Jordison’s new band VIMIC

Joey Jordison, former Slipknot member and one of rock’s most prolific drummers, has unveiled details of his new band, VIMIC. Rounded out by Kalen Chase (vocals), Kris Norris (guitar/vocals), Jed Simon (guitar/vocals), Kyle Konkiel (bass/vocals) and Matt Tarach (keyboards), VIMIC … Continued

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Nathaniel Rateliff and the Night Sweats play unprecedented Stax Museum show

On Monday, Nathaniel Rateliff and the Night Sweats had the honor of playing a live set (and we had the honor of listening) at The Stax Museum in Memphis for an intimate group of only 100 fans. “We are honored … Continued

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Nathaniel Rateliff and the Night Sweats play unprecedented Stax Museum show

On Monday, Nathaniel Rateliff and the Night Sweats had the honor of playing a live set (and we had the honor of listening) at The Stax Museum in Memphis for an intimate group of only 100 fans. “We are honored … Continued

Music, Rock

POLL: Pick your ’00s one-hit wonder!

Unlike the decades before it, the 2000s did not breed many new genres, with the exception of emo and chillwave. For the most part, teen pop from the late ‘90s carried over and continued to dominate the charts along with … Continued

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POLL: Pick your ’00s one-hit wonder!

Unlike the decades before it, the 2000s did not breed many new genres, with the exception of emo and chillwave. For the most part, teen pop from the late ‘90s carried over and continued to dominate the charts along with … Continued

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