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New Details Surface Surrounding Death of Butch Trucks

The Allman Brothers Band’s drummer and co-founder, Butch Trucks, tragically passed away on Tuesday evening (January 24) at just 69 years old. Today, multiple news reports have confirmed that the death was ruled a suicide. While he was with the Allman Brothers Band since inception, Trucks’ main...
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Firefly Lineup Announced

Is there anything more exciting than that first read-through of a festival lineup? The answer is no, definitely not. So get pumped—Firefly Music Festival just released its lineup, and we’ve got it for you below. Bob Dylan, Twenty One Pilots, Chance the Rapper, Muse, and The Weeknd are headlining...
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LISTEN: New Track from The New Pornographers

The New Pornographers have a new album on its way, and if it’s anything comparable to 2014’s Brill Bruisers , then, well, bring it on. The album, Whiteout Conditions , will be the first album released on their own record label, Collected Works, and it’s due out April 7. Celebrate the upcoming album...
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Study Shows Dogs Prefer Soft Rock and Reggae Music Over Other Genres

Not only does music have an effect on dogs’ behavior, but dogs have different tastes in music, according to a study done by the University of Glasgow and the Scottish SPCA. Specifically, the study concluded that reggae and soft rock are real crowd pleasers among dogs. But who could blame them, ya...
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Marc Jacobs Names Frances Bean Cobain as New Face of Ad Campaign

Kurt Cobain and Courtney Love’s daughter, Frances Bean Cobain, was chosen by designer Marc Jacobs as the face of his spring/summer ad campaign. The twenty-four-year-old was flattered that Jacobs had her in mind, stating, "I wouldn’t have done it with anyone other than Marc." While she gladly...
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WATCH: Foxygen on Conan

Last night (1/25) on Conan , Foxygen performed their single “Follow the Leader.” The song was released late last year and is featured on last week’s release, Hang. Once you watch the Conan performance below, I’d venture to guess you’d agree that the vocals bear an uncanny resemblance to Mick Jagger...
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Upcoming Tour and Album from Bush

Bush just announced their 2017 North American tour, and it’s all going down this spring! In other exciting news, Gavin Rossdale recently confirmed that he’s finishing up a new Bush album. Still no details on when that’ll be released, but we’re psyched to see another album follow 2014’s Man on the...
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WATCH: Tame Impala Spin-off Shares New Song

Tame Impala’s Jay Watson, as well as the band’s former member Nick Allbrook, make up half of the psychedelic-rock band Pond—and they’ve got a new album on the way. The album, The Weather , is slated for a May 5 release date, and it will feature previously released “30000 MEGATONS.” Another song you...
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WATCH: Preview New DVD from Arcade Fire

Arcade Fire just released new clips from their upcoming DVD, The Reflektor Tapes / Live at Earl’s Court . Featured in these clips are performances of “Rebellion (Lies)” off Funeral and “The Suburbs” off The Suburbs . Below, we’ve got the “Suburbs” clip, and we’ve got to say: From what we’ve seen,...
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LISTEN: Another Previously Unreleased Elliott Smith Track

“Angeles” is perhaps one of the most well-known Elliott Smith songs, and a live version of the track has been released in anticipation of the upcoming deluxe version of Either/Or . “Angeles (Live)” was recorded during a 1997 Yoyo A Go Go performance in Olympia, Washington. This version’s slightly...
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