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This Beatles Album Was the Top Selling Vinyl LP of 2019 and the Decade

Vinyl made a comeback years ago, and the format is proving to have staying power. According to Nielsen Music’s year-end report, vinyl now represents 26% of all physical album sales with 18.8 million units sold in 2019. That’s compared to 54.8 million CDs. Vinyl remains especially popular with the...
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Green Day Releases Tracklist for 'Father of All,' Wants to Play a Fan's Backyard

Green Day ’s new album drops in less than a month, and the band is ramping up the excitement level for fans. The tracklist for Father of All… has been unveiled, and one fan says he was the first to know when he was anonymously sent a vinyl sleeve for the album. By the looks of it, Green Day’s 13th...
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Evanescence Bring Fleetwood Mac’s ‘The Chain’ to Life in New Video

2020 is set to be a massive year for Evanescence , and the GRAMMY-winning band is wasting no time getting started. On Thursday, the group unveiled their video for “The Chain,” their Fleetwood Mac cover with an epic injection of power. The song became inescapable last year in the commercial for the...
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Red Hot Chili Peppers Confirm New Album Will Feature John Frusciante on Guitar

One of our most-anticipated albums of the year is coming from the Red Hot Chili Peppers . We've known that they've been in and out of the studio over the past year, but what we didn't know for sure was whether longtime guitarist John Frusciante would be featured on the record. News broke in...
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That Time John Travolta Hung Out With Nirvana

The surviving members of Nirvana got together this weekend for a performance, with Dave Grohl , Krist Novoselic , and Pat Smear being joined on stage by a few special guests. After the set they were met by another famous face, with John Travolta greeting the band backstage at The Art of Elysium’s “...
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7 Memorable David Bowie Duets, Collabs and Covers

When David Bowie was in his prime, which was most of his life, anybody who was somebody wanted to be him, or be near him. He was the definition of rock and roll, which means he didn’t play by any rules when it came to writing, recording or dressing. He blew minds with 1969’s “Space Oddity” before...
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9 Rock Stars Who Played in Multiple Successful Bands

Some people have all the luck. Not that it doesn’t require a ton of hard work, dedication and practice to make a living playing music. But imagine being in one of the biggest rock bands of the early 90s, and then starting another band that dominates for a quarter century after that. Or imagine...
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Surviving Nirvana Members Reunite With Beck, St. Vincent, Violet Grohl

Dave Grohl , Krist Novoselic and Pat Smear don’t get together to perform Nirvana music that often, but when they do it’s something to remember. The surviving members of one of the most influential bands of all time shared the stage at The Art of Elysium’s “Heaven is Rock and Roll” gala at the...
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End of the Decade Anthems for Your New Year's Playlist

It’s the end of the decade as we know it, and we feel fine because we’re expecting another round of the roaring 20s. The robots haven’t completely taken over yet, and the predictions of doom and gloom that accompanied Y2K still haven’t happened. But it’s always a good idea to party like it’s your...
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The Black Crowes, INXS and 5 More Rock Albums That Turn 30 in 2020

1990 was a big year in rock, and it signaled different milestones for different bands across a wide variety of subgenres. Soundgarden and Alice in Chains were helping put Seattle on the map with their brand of hard rock that eventually pushed LA bands like Poison and Warrant out of style. Other...
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