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Sonic Peacemakers Go Where the Rest of Us Fear to Tread

Mark Levine | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Mark Levine

Perhaps politicians could see the folly of borders if they rode the Baghdad Railway together. But until then, a diverse group of musicians are reestablishing that once-promised cultural interchange.

"Back From Cali" and on Tour: A Conversation With Slash

Mike Ragogna | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna


Smells Like Teen Spirit: A Playlist To Show The Teen Choice From Beatles To Bieber Can Be The Best Choice

David Wild | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
David Wild

I like teens. If memory serves, I was a teenager myself once upon a slightly more innocent time. So here are some of the greatest tunes of all time that were created by, for or about teengers.

Iranian Author Roxana Shirazi's 'The Last Living Slut' Chronicles Her Hot Sexcapades With Rock Stars

New York Daily News | Rush & Malloy | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Roxana Shirazi engaged in some risky sex while hanging with rock's raunchiest hair bands. But the unrepentant groupie is courting bigger danger with h...

Astoria Characters: The Hot Chicks in the Cool Band

Nancy Ruhling | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Nancy Ruhling

Mortally wounded by a love gone wrong, Jamie Stellini decided to wear her heart on her rhythm guitar and chronicle her feelings with chord and chorus for a year and post everything on the Internet.

Axl Rose On Three-Week Bender In New York

Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

The man who all but disappeared over a decade ago is back with a vengeance. Axl Rose, the rock legend who spent 15 years and estimated $13 million do...

Conan O'Brien Conquers Twitter, Ruins My Day

David Parker | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
David Parker

Earlier this week, I joined Twitter. Within twelve hours, the seven people I was following had started following me. I wasn't an Internet sensation ...

Rush Limbaugh Has No Affect On Invasive Asian Bark Beetles

CBS 4 Denver | Paul Day | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

DENVER (CBS4) - The bark beetle epidemic raving Colorado's high country forests has always been regarded as unstoppable, until -- perhaps -- now. "...

Courtney Love, Axl Rose, and Billy Corgan Need to Remember That a Band is More Than a Brand

Shawn Amos | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Shawn Amos

It's one of the great philosophical questions of the ages: Is a band really a band when nearly all of its original members have left? This year has b...

"Getting Better": A Playlist for President Obama on the Anniversary of Election Day

David Wild | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
David Wild

Rome wasn't built in a day, and apparently the United States won't be completely rebuilt in a year either. But here's to things at least "Getting Better."

The Blogosphere Jungle

Dr. Jim Taylor | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Dr. Jim Taylor

It seems that people are more likely to respond to a controversial blog post that challenges rather than buttresses their own views, so bloggers' gallant defenders are typically few and readily overwhelmed.

The Only Best Albums of the Year List That Really Matters

David Wild | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
David Wild

Here is my cheap gift to all of you: my personal Top Ten Albums of the Year list -- based on my mood today -- as well a few other stray merry musical musings as stocking stuffers.

Music's Biggest Quitters: 20 Who Quit

Spinner | Spinner Staff | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

They say winners never quit, but in the music biz there's something to be said for going out at the top of your game. Whether they left for greener pa...

What's an Out-of Work Entourage to Do? Groupies, Sycophants, and Hangers-On

Shawn Amos | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Shawn Amos

As the King of Pop's posse heads for the unemployment line, here are a few stories of other groupies and hangers-on. May they serve as inspiration and cautionary tale.

Interview: Anvil on Smoking Weed, What Derailed Their Career and Meeting Clint Eastwood

Zorianna Kit | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Zorianna Kit

Formed when they were teenagers in the 70s, Anvil is currently working on their 14th album. I sat down with the duo for an exclusive chat for HuffPost.

10 Lessons from Anvil!, the Greatest Heavy Metal Band You've Never Heard Of

Ariston Anderson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Ariston Anderson

Who would have thought the feel good movie of the year stars fifty-year old heavy metal has-beens?

R.I.P. Seattle P-I: First Major Newspaper to Go Web Only

Shelly Palmer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Shelly Palmer

The P-I will become an experiment of sorts for Hearst, who will try to figure out whether or not the company can cut overhead and increase ad rev on a web-only model.

Feds Pursuing Prison Term For Man Who Uploaded Guns N' Roses Songs

Wired | David Kravets | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Federal prosecutors in Los Angeles are pursuing a 6-month prison term for a Los Angeles man who pleaded guilty in December to one misdemeanor count of...

Guns N' Roses Rocker Duff McKagan Joins Playboy As Financial Columnist

New York Post | Paul Tharp | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Duff McKagan of Guns N' Roses fame celebrates his 45th birthday today with a new job - a national financial columnist on a mean mission. Playboy ma...

Odd Couple at the Zoo: Slash and Betty White

Brenda Scott Royce | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Brenda Scott Royce

Rocker Slash (Guns N' Roses, Velvet Revolver) and "Golden Girl" Betty White have joined forces to battle activists seeking to cease construction of the L.A. Zoo's Asian elephant habitat.

China Bans Democracy, Declares War on Guns N' Roses

David Flumenbaum | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
David Flumenbaum

It is unlikely that when Axl Rose selected the title for his album, he realized the depth of the parallels between Chinese democracy and Chinese Democracy.

The Top Five Boneheaded Music Industry Moves Of 2008

Tony Sachs | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Tony Sachs

In a business where, for the last decade or so, every move made by a major record label or established artist is almost guaranteed to be a dumb one, it's hard to pick a mere five as the créme de la créme of stupidity.

It's Been 17 Long Days Since the Last Guns N' Roses Album

Steven Shehori | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Steven Shehori

It's early-mid December 2008. We can't sit around living like it's mid-late November 2008. So much has transpired since Chinese Democracy.

China and Rock from John Denver to Axl Rose: A Top 5 List

Jeffrey Wasserstrom | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Jeffrey Wasserstrom

I think that this Rose (album) by any other name would have been quite different in terms of impact in China.

Why Guns N' Roses' Chinese Democracy Marks The End Of An Era

Tony Sachs | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Tony Sachs

Would the Sixties be the sixties without the Beatles? Would teen culture as we know it exist without Elvis? And can any record, no matter how brilliant, have a similar impact today? Somehow, I don't think so.