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One Crew Member Killed, Another Reportedly Injured in Paris Concert Attack
One Eagles of Death Metal crew member has reportedly been killed, and another injured during the tragic attack during the band's concert in Paris tonight.
8 Years Ago: Smashing Pumpkins Release Their ‘Comeback’ Album, ‘Zeitgeist’
If you can move past the baggage that comes from a comeback album without half the original members, Smashing Pumpkins' 'Zeitgeist' holds up surprisingly well.
Throwback Thursday: Chris Cornell’s Foray Into R&B
As the Soundgarden frontman, Chris Cornell grabbed everyone's attention with his powerful vocals and dark, brooding lyrics.
Hey Everybody, Here’s the Nine Inch Nails + Carly Rae Jepsen Duet You Didn’t Want
Duets are often sweet ... but not always.
Faith No More Unveil New Track, ‘Superhero’ + ‘Sol Invictus’ Album Cover
Fans of heavy guitars, thumpy bass lines and big keyboard swells have something new in which they might revel.
Beck Thanks Capitol Records Staff for Grammy Win With Waffles
In a nifty little play on words, Grammy-winning and Kanye-rant-victim Beck is showing his appreciation to the staff of his record label, Capitol.
Red Hot Chili Peppers’ Chad Smith Visits Led Zeppelin’s Headley Grange
If you're a fan of massive, air-movingly boomy drums in your rock music, then behold the staircase that first enabled that sound.
Washington, D.C. Public Library Creates Punk Rock Archive
Our nation's lawmakers have to share Washington, D.C. with a diverse group of residents.
Mad Season (Feat. Chris Cornell) Reuniting for Performance at ‘Sonic Evolution’
With Soundgarden crooner Chris Cornell filling in for the late Layne Staley, Mad Season is coming together for one show.
Plane Carrying U2’s Bono Loses Door Mid-Flight
Somewhere in Europe, a plane's cargo door is lonely.
NOFX’s Fat Mike Teaches One Fan a Lesson About Boundaries
Drunk people often feel comfortable being familiar with people they don't know.
Vinyl, Something Solid In an Increasingly Ephemeral World
More and more of our world is being converted into electronic signals.