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Introducing the Ultimate Music Guide to The Yardbirds

The Yardbirds, who gave rise to Eric Clapton, Jeff Beck and Jimmy Page. From the Marquee, via psychedelic sonics, all the way to Led Zeppelin.

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10 albums that ruined artists’ careers

Songs of sinking careers.

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10 of the Most Influential Grunge Artists of the ‘90s

Bands like Nirvana, Mudhoney, and Pearl Jam helped bring grunge to the mainstream in the '90s and defined the era.

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How 'My Life as a Rolling Stone' Aims to Debunk the Band's Myth

Executive producer Steve Condie discusses the four-part Epix series 'My Life as a Rolling Stone,' which debuts Aug. 7, 2022.

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The Meaning Behind the Band Name: ZZ Top

Who the heck is ZZ Top? Who names their child ZZ? What do those Z’s stand for? These are popular—and reasonable—questions for anyone first encountering the Texas blues sounds of the popular rock band. When a band is named after what sounds like a person’s

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Dear Gen Xer At The Rock Club | The Riff

A modest proposal for Generation X music-lovers. Just try to wrap your head around what it's like to be in a new rock 'n roll band these days.

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Dave Grohl says he worried about getting fired from Nirvana

In a new interview, Dave Grohl said that he was insecure about his skills and was afraid of being fired from Nirvana.

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40 years on from Back in Black, AC/DC still matters

In the 40 years since Bon Scott's death and the release of Back in Black, AC/DC's legacy has grown.

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Is There a Safe Way to Throw Socially Distanced Shows? | Pitchfork

As one Arkansas theater and small clubs in Seoul move forward with concerts, we talked to doctors, venue owners, and booking agents about the safety of such events.

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Eight band reunions we really don’t want to see happen

Here are the acts we would rather not bury the hatchet any time soon, from The Smiths and One Direction to OutKast and Oasis.

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The Chart-Topping Rock Band You’ve Never Heard Of

Breaking Benjamin has gained a huge following between the coasts but is largely invisible to everyone but its fans.

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The Monkees Announce 2020 Tour Dates, New Live Album

‘An Evening With the Monkees’ kicks off April 3rd in Vancouver and wraps up April 26th in Nashville

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To Celebrate The Band's 55th Anniversary: Every Rolling Stones Album, Ranked

To celebrate the Rolling stones' 55th anniversary we take on the daunting task of ranking their entire discography. Here are the best Rolling Stones albums from Mick Jagger, Keith Richards, Charlie Watts, and Ronnie Wood.

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The best thing about the halftime show was everyone making fun of Maroon 5

There is no band more consistently, doggedly embarrassing in America than Maroon 5.

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The Kinks are getting back together to record a new album - NME

The Kinks are reuniting for a new album. Frontman Ray Davies confirmed the news, saying that the band may even play some live shows.

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The Rolling Stones Are Making $10 Million a Night

The Rolling Stones are making more money on tour per night than any other live music act right now.

Miscellaneous | Fun Stuff

How to Party Like Twin Peaks on New Year's Eve

Local rockers Twin Peaks gave us party tips, hangover cures and walked us through some of their wildest New Year's Eve experiences.

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‘Twin Peaks’: Your Guide to All of the Bands

Showtime’s ‘Twin Peak’s is featuring a variety of bands and music in the revived series, encompassing every genre.

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Broke? This French Company Will Press Vinyl for Anyone's Budget - Thump

Diggers Factory is a new French startup that presses LPs based on pre-orders from interested fans.

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Haim Announce Screening for New Short Film Valentine | Pitchfork

Paul Thomas Anderson directed the video, which premieres in New York City

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Your Beat-Up Old Band T-Shirts Might Be Worth Hundreds of Dollars

It may be hard to believe, but at one point you could just find classic punk, metal, and rock tees on sale for the price that you might expect to pay for a previously owned shirt. All it took was some digging and a budget of ten bucks or so.

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The 20 Worst Hipster Bands: The Complete List | L.A. Weekly

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So long, farewell and see you in two years: bands that didn't stay broken up - Telegraph

As Mötley Crüe announce details of their second ever final tour, we remember famous farewells that didn't last Gallery by Jonathan McAloon

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14 upsetting band breakups that rocked music history

Like all the other breakups in music history, the fate of the band could go a number of ways.

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Greatest hates: the bands who can't stand their most famous songs

From Led Zeppelin's Stairway to Heaven to Radiohead's Creep … some artists will hate you for requesting their biggest hits