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15 hours ago

‘You can’t always get what you want,’ Stones tell Trump

The Rolling Stones told Republican presidential hopeful Donald Trump on Wednesday to stop using the band's music for his campaign after artists such as Adele and R.E.M. made the same request.

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Roger Daltrey gets his own bubbly

The Who frontman is releasing his own brand of champagne.

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Lennon’s lyrics, Cobain’s letter and Gaga’s piano up for auction

John Lennon's handwritten lyrics, Lady Gaga's first piano and an angry note from Kurt Cobain discussing the possibility of disbanding Nirvana after an unflattering magazine article are among the top items being offered at an upcoming auction.

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Desert Trip is going to make October a memorable month

Paul McCartney, the Rolling Stones, the Who, Neil Young and more are set to take California by storm this fall.

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Paul McCartney meets ‘Blackbird’ inspirations

Paul McCartney met two members of the "Little Rock Nine," who helped inspire the hit Beatles song.

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Stone Temple Pilots shoot down Scott Stapp rumors

Stone Temple Pilots have denied reports suggesting the former Creed rocker is set to become their new lead vocalist.

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3 days ago

Nikki Sixx wants to help the next guy

The Motley Crue rocker says it's important to champion new bands, as he’s been in the same boat.

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4 days ago

Prince’s motorcycle jacket from ‘Purple Rain’ film on auction

A motorcycle jacket worn by the late pop star in his 1984 film when he rides through the woods with the movie's leading lady, Apollonia, will be sold at auction.

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U2 guitarist The Edge makes history as he rocks Sistine Chapel for cancer

The Edge, lead guitarist with the Irish band U2, has become the first rock star to play in the Sistine Chapel, a venue he described as "the most beautiful parish hall in the world."

In this Saturday evening, Aug. 6 2011 photo American singer and songwriter Prince performs on the Isle of Amager in Copenhagen, Denmark. The concert was the first of two and it was interupted by heavy rain. (AP Photo/Polfoto/Jakob Joergensen) DENMARK OUT

7 days ago

Minnesota police obtain sealed search warrant for Prince’s residence as drug rumors swirl

Authorities in Minnesota obtained a search warrant in connection with the death of pop star Prince and also won a court order to keep the findings secret, documents showed Thursday.

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Family gives blessing for Whitney Houston documentary

"The Whitney Houston project" - the first to be officially authorized by the singer's estate since her death in 2012 - will be helmed by Academy Award-winning Scottish director Kevin Macdonald.

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Will Ferrell recruits ‘lookalike’ Chili Peppers rocker Chad Smith for charity bash

The Red Hot Benefit Comedy + Music Show & Quinceanera will take place in Los Angeles, and Smith's Red Hot Chili Peppers pals and Devo will also hit the stage, while comics Jim Gaffigan and Nick Offerman will perform.

U.S. singer Prince leaves the French Open tennis tournament in Paris June 2,  2014. REUTERS/Jean-Paul Pelissier/Files

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Reports: Opioid medication found on Prince, at death scene

Authorities investigating the death of Prince found prescription opioid medication on him, according to various news outlets on Wednesday, the same day court records showed a judge appointed a bank to safeguard the music legend's estate.

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Lady Gaga, Elton John team up on clothing line

he pop icons have collaborated on a range of limited edition clothes and accessories with Macy's.

Rock singer Prince performs at the Forum in Inglewood, Calif., during his opening show, Feb. 18, 1985. (AP Photo/Liu Heung Shing)

1 week ago

‘Purple Rain’ coming to more movie theaters

The 1984 film is a big hit in cinemas all over again thanks to fans seeking ways to pay tribute to the late music icon.

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Gene Simmons wants to limit KISS ticket resales

The 66-year-old frontman revealed he hates seeing fans paying overinflated prices on the secondary ticketing market to see the group in action.

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Judge in Led Zeppelin copyright case rules out evidence

U.S. District J. Robert Gary Klausner, who is presiding over a trial which will decide whether the rock group's hit "Stairway To Heaven" was plagiarized from "Taurus," a 1967 instrumental song by the band Spirit.

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Iggy Pop to detail ‘Total Chaos’

The story of The Stooges from Iggy Pop's point of view is coming in book form.

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1 week ago

Eddie Vedder, Trent Reznor heading to ‘Twin Peaks’

The rockers are among the stars making an appearance on the reboot of the hit '90s show.

In this picture made available on Wednesday, Aug. 10, 2011, US musician Prince performs during his concert at the Sziget Festival on the Shipyard Island, northern Budapest, Hungary, on Tuesday, Aug. 9, 2011. The Sziget Festival is one of the biggest European cultural events, featuring art exhibitions, literary and theatrical performances, and above all music concerts. The festival runs from Aug. 8 to 15. (AP Photo/MTI, Balazs Mohai) HUNGARY OUT

1 week ago

In death, Prince breaks Billboard record

Prince has become the first artist in over a decade to land the top two albums in the U.S. charts.

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‘Oregon Trail,’ ‘Sonic’ join World Video Game Hall of Fame

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Last year, "Super Mario Bros." and "Pong" were among the first inductees to the World Video Game Hall of Fame. The class of 2016 is just as strong.

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Mayors from big cities around globe push climate initiatives

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The mayors of major cities from around the world are banding together to fight global warming by investing in public transportation and electric cars, planting trees and switching to solar energy.

12 hours ago in Entertainment

Seth MacFarlane returning to Fox with new sci-fi series

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The "Family Guy" star is producing a new series set 300 years in the future.

14 hours ago in National

Fired up by Sanders, Democrats shift left on health care

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As the Obama administration is counting down its final year in office, many Democrats are finding less to like about the president's health care law.

15 hours ago in National

U.S. to boost airport staffing to manage long security lines

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With airlines worried that long security lines may discourage summer travelers, the U.S. government said it will add airport staff and bomb-sniffing dogs and ramp up pre-screening enrollment efforts.