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The Best Singles of the 1990s That Missed the Top 50, Part 2

Xaque Gruber | Posted 09.04.2014 | Entertainment
Xaque Gruber

If some of these are unfamiliar, take a listen -- they might just change your life for the better as they did mine twenty some years ago.

15 Minutes With Slash

Jon Steely | Posted 09.03.2014 | Entertainment
Jon Steely

I don't know what you'd expect Slash to be like in conversation, but here's the lowdown: He is clear, sweet, smart, articulate, a little playful and, yes, extremely cool. I decide to go back to the roots, and ask Slash what first inspired him to make music.

FYF Music Festival 2014: Up Close

Lindsey Best | Posted 09.03.2014 | Entertainment
Lindsey Best

The weekend consisted of many different bands ranging from local bands Haim and Joyce Manor, to indie rock staples The Strokes, Phoenix and Interpol, to the reunion of hardcore band The Blood Brothers and the recently reunited predominant shoegaze band, Slowdive.

Only Love Can Bring You Down: Why Neil Young And Pegi's Split Broke My Heart

Lauren Daley | Posted 09.02.2014 | Entertainment
Lauren Daley

I could quote any of their words like a Southern preacher quotes the Bible. My rock and roll apostles. All, to me, spoke Truth. But while the others had been divorced too many collective times to count, Neil and Pegi stood tall and strong, always.

Talkin' Johnny Winter Blues

Lauren Daley | Posted 07.28.2014 | Arts
Lauren Daley

For my music column in a southeastern Massachusetts newspaper, I'd interviewed Johnny three times for -- in 2011, 2013, and most recently in January. He'd played a local venue in our readership area every winter for years.

Reporter Attempts To Eat Like 'The Rock'

The Huffington Post | Catherine Taibi | Posted 07.24.2014 | Media

It's no secret, Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson had to eat a crazy amount of food to take on the role of Hercules in his upcoming film. So when USA Toda...

Who Said It? Blink-182, Sum 41, or Malcolm X?

John K. Herr | Posted 09.18.2014 | Comedy
John K. Herr

It's time for America's favorite Internet game, Who Said It? Who said it -- Blink-182, Sum 41, or Malcolm X?

Czech Folk-Rock: Catching Up With Čechomor

Stephen D. Winick | Posted 09.17.2014 | Arts
Stephen D. Winick

Čechomor marked their 25th year as a band in 2013, and they celebrated with another live concert and recording project, their most ambitious in a career of ambitious projects: a massive outdoor concert in the stunning medieval town of Český Krumlov.

Put the Smartphone Down and Enjoy the Show!

Reid Wegley | Posted 08.06.2014 | Entertainment
Reid Wegley

The smartphone craze is destroying the concert-going experience, at least according to the musicians and the pro photographers who take pictures of sa...

NO SECURITY: The Visionary Prophet-5

Michael Nirenberg | Posted 07.08.2014 | Huffpost Code
Michael Nirenberg

In 2014, when we think of the microprocessor, we tend to think of the personal computer or cell phone. While researching the history of the microprocessor, I discovered a way in which it turned up in our culture in the most pervasive way it could have: Music.

This Is Pop: Take It or Leave It

Marcel Hidalgo | Posted 07.05.2014 | Arts
Marcel Hidalgo

If you know nothing about the band Latimer House from Prague and their debut, All The Rage, a look at the cover art might have you expecting a Dali-esque sound paradox, a collage of varied distorted sounds creating a new whole.

Hedwig's Lena Hall On Being Neil Patrick Harris' 'Punching Bag,' Her Legendary Audition, and Real Rock-n-Roll

Suzy Evans | Posted 06.28.2014 | Arts
Suzy Evans

Lena Hall as Yitzhak in Hedwig and the Angry Inch. (Photo by Joan Marcus) Neil Patrick Harris isn't the only one with fans in the audience at Hedwi...

Italy's Zucchero Pours Some Sugar On MSG

Salvatore Bono | Posted 06.24.2014 | New York
Salvatore Bono

Zucchero may not be a household name in the United States, but outside of these boarders, he is one of the world's most popular musicians and has been...

Tel Aviv: An Essential Europop Pitstop

Off Track Planet | Posted 05.12.2014 | Travel
Off Track Planet

'The city that never sleeps' has been coined for more than a few of the world's greatest urban playgrounds. Add Tel Aviv to the list. Despite what you may have heard, Israel isn't all conflict and camels.

Music, Beer and Summer, or Why Craft Beer Fests Are My New Rock Concerts

Tom Cramer | Posted 06.26.2014 | Fifty
Tom Cramer

I always drank beer at concerts, albeit bland domestic beer. Now, delicious craft beer is the main event, and there's usually good music too.

Givin' 'Em Hell and Heaven: Conversations With Joe Satriani and Sebastian Bach

Mike Ragogna | Posted 06.23.2014 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

Sebastian Bach: "Good titles are a dime a dozen in rock 'n' roll. Try to find a better name for a band than Skid Row. It's like, 'Wow, that's such a good name.' It's like Coca-Cola."

Marla Mase's Half-Life: In the Act of Becoming Herself

Marcel Hidalgo | Posted 06.21.2014 | Arts
Marcel Hidalgo

Words are a big thing for Marla Mase. For her, music counterbalances and complements the vignettes that swirl around in her head. The brief accounts of fear, the blues, anxiety or the hope -- these are the themes that drive her.

A Soulful Music Man: An Interview With Tomás Doncker

Marcel Hidalgo | Posted 06.01.2014 | Entertainment
Marcel Hidalgo

If you ask him where home is: He most likely will say: "Anywhere from Brooklyn to Ethiopia and everywhere in-between. I'm a citizen of the planet."

What Ringo Starr And Other Older Rock Stars Really Think About Aging

Next Avenue | Richard Eisenberg | Posted 03.26.2014 | Fifty

SPECIAL FROM Next Avenue By Richard Eisenberg At the Aging in America conference I just attended, the annual gathering of the American Society o...

Typhoon Makes Everyone Feel Better at the 9:30 Club

Josh Rosenblum | Posted 05.22.2014 | DC
Josh Rosenblum

This past Wednesday at the 9:30 Club, something happened that may not transpire again until the next time Typhoon comes back through town: from a vant...

A Dozen Music Choices for All Ages

Josh Rosenblum | Posted 05.12.2014 | Arts
Josh Rosenblum

"Concerts for All Ages," will bring music lovers great new music in an online series.

WATCH: Indie Rock Band Cheatahs Brings The Noise With 'The Swan'

HuffPost Live | Lauren Betesh | Posted 03.03.2014 | HuffPost Live 321

Indie rock group Cheatahs graced HuffPost Live's stage, performing "The Swan" and "Kenworth" off their debut album. After the performance, host Theo B...

Why I Love Me Some Bruno Mars

Cynthia Dagnal-Myron | Posted 04.02.2014 | Entertainment
Cynthia Dagnal-Myron

I'm only watching the Super Bowl for ONE reason this year: Bruno Mars. Let me give you some background on that.

21 Rock Song Titles That Would Make Terrible Bar Pickup Lines

John K. Herr | Posted 03.28.2014 | Comedy
John K. Herr

"I want you to want me." -- Cheap Trick "Don't stand so close to me." -- The Police "I wanna be sedated." -- The Ramones "I know what boys like." -...

Musician Mark Stoney: On a Trail Of Second Chances

Marcel Hidalgo | Posted 03.23.2014 | Entertainment
Marcel Hidalgo

Stoney was about eighteen years old when he bravely took his first self-made record to a local music shop. This is where he first caught the bug. And, like most creative bugs, the bug did not go away.