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Masked Singer Orca Billie Joe Armstrong Dave Grohl

After weeks of wondering, the true identity of Orca was finally revealed on The Masked Singer. Following a series of cryptic clues and extravagant performances, season 5’s wildcard contestant truly stumped the judges. The panel, which includes Nicole Scherzinger, Ken Jeong, Jenny McCarthy Wahlberg and Robin Thicke, had varying guesses on who was behind the […]

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Josie And The Pussycats Fall Out Boy

Fall Out Boy bassist Pete Wentz is officially taking over the radio waves at Apple Music. On April 12, he launched his weekly show Loud And Sad Radio. During every episode, Wentz will be talking about an array of topics in music, social media, TV and film. During the inaugural episode, Wentz played a slew […]

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record store day 2021 releases

Record Store Day 2021 is quickly approaching, and the annual event has finally released its list of exclusive and limited vinyl. I DONT KNOW HOW BUT THEY FOUND ME, From First To Last, K.Flay, twenty one pilots and Linkin Park are among the lengthy list of RSD selections that includes more than 400 releases for […]

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Artists that designed album covers | Cover art by musicians

We may be taught not to judge books by their covers, but are we always so kind to albums? In a sea of iconic cover art designed by prolific artists, the importance of release presentation can’t be understated. So, naturally, when we see musicians taking on the daunting task of designing the artwork themselves, we […]

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How many times have you heard these before? Continue reading…

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Read Green Day frontman’s liner notes for new Spitboy compilation, Body of Work (1990 – 1995) For more, check out: RollingStone.com (Source)

2000s punk rock guitarists, dregen, allison robertson, the donnas, jack white the white stripes, Omar Rodríguez-López, at the drive in

As we exited the ’90s and entered the new millennium, pop divas, prefabricated boy bands and rappers bragging about conspicuous consumption and how poorly they treated women ruled the airwaves. Meanwhile, what passed for “rock” was the white guys who beat you up in high school P.E. class who’d discovered hip-hop and figured it’d sound […]

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Alternative drum intros | Iconic alternative drummers

If there’s one indisputable truth in this world, it’s that alternative music has no shortage of iconic drummers. Quite literally setting the beat for the genre, these artists put the power behind some of our favorite tracks. And boy, do we love getting a taste for it right from the top with some badass drum […]

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snl moments, saturday night live, dave grohl

Performing on Saturday Night Live is a milestone for musicians in any genre, as it’s a moment in history that will be looked back on for years to come.  For decades, some of the biggest artists of the time have taken the SNL stage, and most take the opportunity to give a memorable performance.  Read […]

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Joan Jett

“Joan Jett doesn’t play rock ’n’ roll,” I wrote two years back, reviewing her SXSW showcase for The Austin Chronicle. “She is rock ’n’ roll.” It’s true. The individual born Joan Marie Larkin in Wynnewood, Pennsylvania, embodies the music and spirit better than anyone this side of Keith Richards. As Green Day’s Billie Joe Armstrong […]

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