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Weekend Rock Question: What's the Best Neil Young Deep Cut?

Friday, 1:42 PM

Neil Young played a surprise show at Charley's Restaurant and Saloon in Maui with his new backing band Promise of the Real earlier this week. The set focused on their upcoming album The Monsanto Years, but it also featured lesser-known Young tunes like "Country Home," "Goin' Back," "Walk On"...

Grateful Dead Offer Up Chicago VIP Passes in Airbnb Contest

Friday, 1:09 PM

The only thing that sold out faster than tickets to the Grateful Dead's three farewell shows in Chicago were the city's available hotel rooms for the July 4th weekend. Thankfully, Airbnb has helped alleviate the lack of lodging for Deadheads by teaming with Dead drummer Bill Kreutzmann for a...

Read Bruce Springsteen's Funny, Moving Tribute to Pete Townshend

Friday, 10:36 AM

Pete Townshend was honored Thursday night during the 11th annual MusiCares MAP Fund benefit concert in New York, where he received the Stevie Ray Vaughan award from fellow rock legend Bruce Springsteen. The evening was filled with musical tributes to the Who, including appearances from Joan Jett, Billy Idol and Willie Nile. Springsteen joined...

Hunter Hayes Gets Morale Boost From Elton John

Friday, 10:13 AM

Hunter Hayes will be the first to tell you that he has been lucky enough to get to meet and play with some of his musical influences, including Stevie Wonder and Garth Brooks. 

Now he can add Elton John to the list. Hayes, who covered the title track of John’s classic album...

Chance the Rapper's Social Experiment Drops Free 'Surf' Album

Friday, 10:04 AM

Chance the Rapper's side project, Donnie Trumpet and the Social Experiment, released their debut album Surf Thursday evening via SoundCloud below and as a free download on iTunes.

The album features numerous guest appearances, though the iTunes track list does not name any features. According to...

Erin Andrews, Brittany Snow to Co-Host 2015 CMT Music Awards

Friday, 8:21 AM

While the CMA, ACM and ACC Awards try various country stars' hands at TV hosting duties, the CMT Music Awards tend to have Hollywood going country for a night. Following in the stilettoed footsteps of actresses including Kristen Bell, Kathy Najimi and Pamela Anderson will this year be Dancing With...

Michael Jackson's Neverland Ranch Lists for $100 Million

Friday, 6:39 AM

Michael Jackson's opulent Santa Barbara County, California estate Neverland Ranch has been put on the market for $100 million. Named after the fictional world in Peter Pan where children never grow up, the King of Pop resided on the estate, which contained its own amusement park and petting zoo to entertain visiting...

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