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Bono Calls U2’s Surprise iTunes Album Release ‘Punk Rock': ‘Annoy People and Get in Their Faces’

Just to be clear, Bono knows how invasive it was to drop his surprise album in your iCloud — but that was the point. In an interview this morning, the U2 frontman opened up about the band’s release method.

09/18/2014

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Metallica to Release Box Set of Recordings of Every 2014 Show

For 25 of the shows, Metallica’s setlist was created by their fans as part of their By Request Tour.

09/17/2014

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Sharon Osbourne Says U2 Gave Away ‘Mediocre Music’ for Free Because ‘No One Wants to Buy It’

The always outspoken Osbourne matriarch is not impressed by U2’s move, in case you were wondering.

09/17/2014

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Listen to Big K.R.I.T.’s Remix of Alt-J’s ‘Every Other Freckle’

Alt-J’s new effort is a little over a week away, due on Sept. 23 via Canvasback/Infectious

09/16/2014

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Neil Young, Pearl Jam, Tom Jones to Play Bridge School Benefit

Perhaps surprisingly, Pegi Young, who leads her own band, the Survivors, will also perform.

09/12/2014

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Foo Fighters Perform ‘White Limo’ with Cover Band Frontman: Watch

The concert did not include any new material from the Foo Fighters’ upcoming album Sonic Highways.

09/11/2014

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Foo Fighters Confirm Death Cab for Cutie’s Ben Gibbard and The Eagles’ Joe Walsh Among ‘Sonic Highways’ Guests

Band member Nate Mendel calls the new tunes “fairly straight forward Foo Fighters songs and almost every one of them takes a left turn and goes off on some psychic odyssey with guest musicians in the middle.”

09/11/2014

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Lips Like Jagger: Ancient Swamp Creature Named After Mick Jagger

Scientists have named a swamp creature that lived 19 million years ago in Africa after the Rolling Stones’ frontman for his lips.

09/10/2014

New Found Glory performing with ex-guitarist Steve Klein (L) in Las Vegas, November 2011 (Ethan Miller/Getty Images)

New Found Glory Stay Forever Young in ‘Ready and Willing’ Video: Watch

New Found Glory’s new album, Resurrection, is due on Oct. 7 via Hopeless Records.

09/10/2014

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U2 Release New Album ‘Songs of Innocence’ for Free Online

Apple’s big day was complemented by a big release from one of the biggest bands in the world.

09/09/2014

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