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Couple Argues Over Slash vs. Eddie Van Halen, Ends Up In Jail

Debates over top guitarists usually get pretty heated, but rarely does someone end up behind bars for their viewpoint. According to The Sun News, in early February, police in Cleveland suburb Brook Park were dispatched […]

02/21/2013

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What’s In The Box? R.E.M. ‘Document,’ 25th Anniversary Deluxe Edition

Need a last-minute gift for the rock fan in your life? Or do you just need to figure out what to spend that awesome gift card on? We’re here to help, with rundowns of this […]

12/21/2012

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Blondie & Devo Hitting The Road Together

New wave may have peaked in the mainstream 30 years ago, but Blondie and Devo are hoping to bring it back with a new tour together. The ’80s mainstays, both with the majority of their original lineups intact, will hit the road September 7 in for a 13-date, co-headlining tour affectionately dubbed Whip It To Shreds.

06/13/2012

Peter Gabriel - So (Geffen, 1986)

Best Sellers From The ’80s: Peter Gabriel’s “So”

Already a critically-acclaimed singer, songwriter, producer and former member of [lastfm link_type=”artist_info”]Genesis[/lastfm], [lastfm link_type=”artist_info”]Peter Gabriel[/lastfm] became an international superstar with the release of his fifth album, So, in May 1986.

11/03/2011

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Rock Flashback: Huey Lewis and the News

The artists we revere the most tend to be the most serious ones. [lastfm link_type=”artist_info”]Bob Dylan[/lastfm], poet of a generation. [lastfm link_type=”artist_info”]Jimi Hendrix[/lastfm], guitar god. [lastfm link_type=”artist_info”]John Lennon[/lastfm], philosopher. There’s nothing wrong with that. Being […]

10/17/2011

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Billboard Magazine’s Readers Pick The Top 10 Music Videos of the 80s

In conjunction with the 30th anniversary of MTV this past Monday, Billboard ask its readers to pick the top 10 music videos of the 80s played on MTV, back when the network was known for […]

08/03/2011

Forgotten Favorites: Fun Boy Three’s “Our Lips Are Sealed”

Two years after [lastfm link_type=”artist_info”]the Go-Go’s[/lastfm] broke out with “Our Lips Are Sealed,” cowriter Terry Hall took the song back to his band, [lastfm link_type=”artist_info”]Fun Boy Three[/lastfm], and made something better of it.

04/17/2011

SXSW 2011: Duran Duran Launch World Tour With SXSW Opening Night Performance

[lastfm]Duran Duran[/lastfm] took the stage at Stubb’s on opening night of the annual South By Southwest Music Conference and Festival in Austin, Texas, as part of their world tour. What followed was a set that […]

03/17/2011

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