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Paul McCartney: ‘We’re A Real Band’

The stretch of fine albums Paul McCartney has released in the last decade or so, which includes last year's 'New,' can possibly be attribute to having worked with the same musicians. In a new interview, he speaks highly of the four men who have comprised his touring band since 2002.

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30 Years Ago: Golden Earring Releases ‘N.E.W.S.’

When veteran Dutch rockers Golden Earring unveiled their seventeenth studio album, ’N.E.W.S,’ in March 1984, they were still feeling the love shown for their latest Top 10 single, ‘Twilight Zone,’ released just two years prior. But remember that it took nearly a decade after 1973’s career-defining hit, ‘Radar Love,’ to once again breathe the rarefied air found near the top of the charts. On top of all that, the band was nearly twenty years removed from their very first record, way back in ’65.

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The Doors’ Jim Morrison Gets the Setlist Wrong – Real-Life ‘Spinal Tap’ Stories

 

One of the reasons why 'This is Spinal Tap' continues to resonate is because it's not only heavy metal groups on the downside of their career that experience real-life 'Spinal Tap' stories, but also bands that are trying to make a name for themselves on the road to classic rock immortality. Years before the brain trust behind the movie even came up with the concept, the Doors had a moment that could found its way into the script. 

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40 Years Ago: Queen Release ‘Queen II’

Many young bands have to scramble to come up with new material for that all-important second album. Queen, on the other hand, were raring to release their sophomore LP well before their label was ready.

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45 Years Ago: Genesis Release ‘From Genesis to Revelation’

In March 1969, Genesis released their debut album, 'From Genesis To Revelation.' The record gave barely a hint as to what they would become over the next few years.

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U2: No Album or Tour in 2014

Despite teasing their fans for several months, including a high-profile song that premiered during the Super Bowl, U2 will not release a new album or tour in 2014.

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Tattoo Artist’s Decision to Ink Dog Sparks Outrage

A tattoo artist has found himself in the doghouse among some animal rights activists.

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Brian May Narrowly Avoids Hydraulic Death – Real-Life ‘Spinal Tap’ Stories

 

Those fancy stage setups designed for your favorite big-time rock stars are pretty cool, but they can also be incredibly dangerous. Just ask Paul Rodgers.

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45 Years Ago: Blue Cheer’s ‘New! Improved! Blue Cheer’ Released

Like a musical tsunami swallowing everything in sight, San Francisco’s Blue Cheer submerged all of those happy-go-lucky denizens of the Age of Aquarius with the chaotic soundwaves, howling feedback and sheer deafening volume produced by their seismic 1968 debut album, ‘Vincebus Eruptum.’

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Bruce Springsteen Documentary to Air on HBO

The making of the most recent album by Bruce Springsteen will be the subject of a new documentary. 'Bruce Springsteen's High Hopes' will air on HBO on April 4 at 9:30PM, the network announced today.

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Pee-wee Herman’s Bike Is for Sale on eBay

If you've got about $30,000 to waste, and a troubling desire to relive your childhood, then you may be interested in this eBay auction. Someone is selling the amazing bicycle from the classic 1985 movie 'Pee-wee's Big Adventure.' Maybe now you can restore some childhood nostalgia that may have been tainted by Paul Reubens' adult-theater shenanigans.

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A New PSA Shows What One Year Is Like for Kids in War-Torn Countries…And Only Shows One Second of Each Day

There's a new PSA getting millions of views on YouTube. And the people who made it are trying to bring more attention to what's going on in Syria.

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