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Bruce Springsteen Reiterates His Admiration for Lana Del Rey’s Songwriting on Colbert

Ahead of the release of Letter to You this Friday, Bruce Springsteen paid A Late Show With Stephen Colbert to not only talk about the new album and documentary. But the conversation also led to discussing the great work of a younger singer-songwriter. When asked about an album that he’s listened to from start to finish, Springsteen said, “I listen to Lana Del Rey’s Norman Fucking Rockwell album. I just love […]

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Watch Miley Cyrus Cover Pearl Jam’s ‘Just Breathe’ During Backyard Sessions

Miley Cyrus has been making a habit of covering older rock songs recently, and today she released her take on Pearl Jam’s “Just Breathe.” It follows her other recent covers like “Communication,” “Zombie,” and “Sweet Jane,” all done alongside her quarantine backing band the Social Distancers through MTV Unplugged. It’s a pretty far cry from the artist who brought us pop anthems like “Party in the U.S.A.,” “Wrecking Ball,” and […]

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Dave Grohl, Bruce Springsteen, Diddy, Gwen Stefani Feature in Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Induction Trailer

Dave Grohl, Bruce Springsteen, Diddy, Gwen Stefani all feature prominently in the upcoming virtual Rock and Roll Hall of Fame induction ceremony. Today, HBO shared a glimpse of what’s to come on the program. The clip starts with Grohl and will feature a slew of additional music luminaries including Miley Cyrus, Ringo Starr, Chris Martin, Alicia Keys and more who will all honor this year’s inductees. Check out the teaser […]

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Neil Young Shares Previously Unreleased 1974 Tune ‘Homefires’

Neil Young has performed “Homefires” live since it was recorded in 1974, but the tune has never been officially released. Until now. The song features Young on vocals and guitar and Tim Drummond on bass. The duo produced the track as well. Subscribers to the Neil Young Archives can hear the entire track here or on the site’s mobile app. You can also listen to a snippet via the tweet below. […]

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Dolly Parton Brings Stephen Colbert to Tears on Late Show

Stephen Colbert is known for doling out the laughs, but the tears? Not so much. But on last night’s episode (Oct. 20) of Late Show With Stephen Colbert, the host wiped away tears after hearing Dolly Parton do an impromptu acapella rendition of “Bury Me Beneath the Willow,” a folk song that her mother sang to her as a child. “Aw, you’re crying?” Parton said in between singing the lyrics. […]

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Teyana Taylor Enlists Elton John for ‘Lose Each Other’ Video

Teyana Taylor’s dream came true when superstar Elton John agreed to play the grand piano in the “Lose Each Other” video, a single from The Album, her No. 1 Billboard R&B/Hip-Hop record. “When Teyana Taylor released her debut album, I became a huge fan,” John said in a statement. “She was a guest on my Rocket Hour and I fell in love with her original spirit. Aside from her brilliant music, Teyana […]

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Marissa Nadler Covers Dusty Springfield’s ‘Spooky’ on Two Minutes to Late Night

It’s that time of the week again — a new Two Minutes to Late Night cover has dropped! Marissa Nadler takes on the lead vocals on the Dusty Springfield’s version of the moody track, “Spooky.” (The song was initially done as a jazz instrumental by Mike Sharpe in 1967.) “Trick or treat! We covered that Dustry Springfield song from every Guy Richie movie (which is actually a gender-flipped cover song),” […]

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FUZZ Share New Single ‘Mirror’

Over the summer, FUZZ announced III, their first new album in five years. Today, they shared the record’s third single, “Mirror,” along with a pretty creepy music video. The visuals splice footage of the band’s members — Ty Segall, Chad Ubovich and Charles Moothart — rocking out with some bizarre imagery, like Segall eating an eyeball that in turn makes his face disappear. Director Joshua Erkman described the thought behind the eerie video in […]

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Eli Reyes, kinetic drummer in L.A. and Fresno bands, dies at age 40

Eli Reyes, the drummer in innumerable indie-rock groups both in his native Fresno and in Los Angeles, has died at age 40. Reyes earlier this week suffered a massive heart attack and had been hospitalized at Glendale Adventist Medical Center, friends said. Both the bands in which he played and the fans who witnessed his performances knew Reyes for his pummeling style, hearty laugh, bear hugs and relentless enthusiasm, not […]

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