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DNCE: 'We're Just a Bunch of Crazy Kids Having Fun'

FaceCulture | Posted 07.22.2016 | Entertainment
FaceCulture

The past five years haven't been the easiest on actor and singer Joe Jonas. After the immensely popular Jonas Brothers went on a hiatus in 2011, Joe r...

Brendon Urie: 'I'm Doing a Sinatra-Beyonce Song, I Don't Care!'

FaceCulture | Posted 07.14.2016 | Entertainment
FaceCulture

Not only is Panic! At The Disco's Brendon Urie the band's energetic frontman, he is also the last member standing. After longtime friend and drummer S...

The 1975: 'We're All Humans, We All Fuck Up.'

FaceCulture | Posted 07.12.2016 | Entertainment
FaceCulture

Their self-titled debut album put them on the map, but it was their sophomore record 'I Like It When You Sleep, for You Are So Beautiful yet So Unaware of It' that lifted British alternative rock band The 1975 to stardom the world over.

If You Love Adele, Try Listening To These Artists

O, The Oprah Magazine | Ashley Sepanski | Posted 06.20.2016 | OWN

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Nashville-Based Musician Adia Victoria Set To Play PJ's Lager House in Detroit, Talks of Her Beginnings and Influences

Kelly Frazier | Posted 06.17.2016 | Detroit
Kelly Frazier

Adia Victoria is becoming of new face around the music world with a sound that pulls from jazz, country, blues, and rock, but doesn't commit to any si...

Touring Notes From A Middle Eastern Band

Mashrou' Leila | Posted 06.17.2016 | World
Mashrou' Leila

As we make our way through the United States on this tour for Ibn El Leil, which translates to "Son of the Night," our fourth album, we wanted to share some of our more personal experiences.

Why The Monkees Are On Fire Yet Again

Arlene Nisson Lassin | Posted 06.01.2016 | Fifty
Arlene Nisson Lassin

As a journalist and armchair psychologist (with an advanced degree in psychology), I am watching all the hoopla surrounding the Monkees latest resurgence with awe and wonder, and felt compelled to do a bit of research to figure it all out.

Meet Rock's Historian: The Man Who Captured the '60s on film

Lauren Daley | Posted 05.20.2016 | Arts
Lauren Daley

(Neil Young at his Laurel Canyon barn, circa 1969. Credit: Henry Diltz.) If I had a time machine, I'd head for Laurel Canyon in the late 1960s. At th...

Bellas Bartok's Duality of Message

Eoin Higgins | Posted 05.02.2016 | Entertainment
Eoin Higgins

When you hear Amherst, MA, band Bellas Bartok play their unique blend of folk, punk, and klezmer, it's easy to get lost in the atmosphere. The ensembl...

The Radical Queer Love of Prince

Chris Sosa | Posted 04.25.2016 | Queer Voices
Chris Sosa

Prince taught mainstream America that there were other ways to be a man. The feminine wasn't an element to be dominated by rock stars. It was a beautiful part of human nature to be embodied with humility.

The Day Prince Made Me Cry

Sal Cataldi | Posted 04.22.2016 | Entertainment
Sal Cataldi

Prince was one of the artists who really touched people. We're only now realizing that so much of that spiritual connection came courtesy of his mastery of the six-strings that have been mastered by so few and enjoyed by so many.

We Could All Learn Something From Prince

Sheila Hamilton | Posted 04.21.2016 | Arts
Sheila Hamilton

I'm so glad I witnessed live the Chameleon Prince. Not a single person took out their cellphone, so it exists only in our memories. How cool a gift is that?

The Darkness Unleashes Musical Thunder in Downtown Los Angeles

Morena Duwe | Posted 04.17.2016 | Entertainment
Morena Duwe

U.K. based, neo-metal-glam-rock outfit, The Darkness, returns with fury to the music scene performing last Tuesday, April 12th at the Belasco Theater ...

The 2016 Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame Induction Was Far Out

Tom Murro | Posted 04.15.2016 | Entertainment
Tom Murro

Like every other kid who grew up during the glory days of rock and roll. I played air guitar + dreamed of being on the cover of the Rolling Stone. And if I couldn't do that, I wanted to hang out with people who did. I wanted to be with the band.

Know Your Worth

Raquel Stuart | Posted 03.28.2016 | Healthy Living
Raquel Stuart

I decided to believe my trials and tribulations had come to challenge me and lift my character to another level. I now had to see them as character-building and not character assassination.

Steve Diggle from Buzzcocks on Punk, Manchester, & Urban Planning

Sarah Illingworth | Posted 03.17.2016 | Entertainment
Sarah Illingworth

Key flint to the punk fire that razed the world in the 70s, Buzzcocks were responsible for bringing the Sex Pistols to their homeground of Manchester ...

Jeff Buckley's 'You and I': A Portrait of a Gifted Interpreter of Song

David Chiu | Posted 03.11.2016 | Entertainment
David Chiu

Anyone who has closely followed his career during his lifetime and after his untimely death in 1997 knows Buckley's uncanny gift of covering a popular or obscure song and making it his own.

Officer Thanks The Rock For Support During Parents' Cancer Treatment

The Huffington Post | Kimberly Yam | Posted 03.03.2016 | Good News

Little did "The Rock" know, but his simple yet thoughtful gesture years ago had a tremendous effect on a man and his late father. Dwayne Johnson rece...

Stone Temple Pilots and Their Search for a New Lead Singer

Elysabeth Alfano | Posted 03.02.2016 | Entertainment
Elysabeth Alfano

It's the chance of a lifetime: the opportunity to be the lead singer of the Stone Temple Pilots, the legendary, award-winning rock band, responsible f...

Seattle-Based Band Deep Sea Diver Set to Play Detroit's Marble Bar, Front Person Jessica Dobson Talks Of Band's Beginning and New Album

Kelly Frazier | Posted 03.01.2016 | Detroit
Kelly Frazier

Deep Sea Diver is the baby of singer/songwriter/musician Jessica Dobson that was birthed out her own desire of the collaborative fruits that could com...

Saying Goodbye To Motley Crue After 34 Awesome Years

Jill Robbins | Posted 02.28.2016 | Fifty
Jill Robbins

If I had to give you a list of my favorite badass '80s metal bands, Mötley Crüe would be number one. I'd seen them live twice. Man, I miss the late '80s and early '90s when rockers with crazy long hair and leopard print spandex tights were cool. All bad things must come to an end.

Lita Ford Recalls Her Wild Rock and Roll Years in New Memoir

David Chiu | Posted 02.26.2016 | Entertainment
David Chiu

In this edited interview, the "Queen of Metal" talks about the Runaways; her solo success during the '80s; losing contact with her children after her divorce; and her upcoming album Time Capsule, due out April 15.

Jim Ed Norman's Music

Johnny Nevin | Posted 02.25.2016 | Entertainment
Johnny Nevin

You may already know a lot about Jim Ed Norman, and just not realize it. In any case, you almost certainly know a lot of his music, although you probably don't think of it as exactly 'his' music. He doesn't either, but the impact that his music has had on the way that a lot of great artists have made their own music has been immense.

Hero: Thoughts on the Music and Career of David Bowie

Kurt Ellenberger | Posted 02.08.2016 | Arts
Kurt Ellenberger

Bowie's giant footprint in pop music and pop culture often overshadows the fact that he was an incredibly gifted singer, who came of age in the era of the great song stylists of the jazz era and brought that approach into his music in a seamless manner.

Michigan Alternative Rock Band Stories Untold Set to Headline the Crofoot, Debut Album Due Out in the Spring

Kelly Frazier | Posted 02.02.2016 | Detroit
Kelly Frazier

The seeds of the Stories Untold were initially planted when band member Jake Clark along with their former bass player Alex Manter set to make a post-...