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Coldplay's Chris Martin powers on despite criticism

The coolest thing about Coldplay leader Chris Martin is that he actually…

Korn has new album that brings band into the digital age

It’s a good question – where on Earth has that one-omnipresent metal…

Jonny from The Drums talks about faith, or lack thereof

When New York’s alterna-scene sensations The Drums hit town tonight at the…

Tegan and Sara sign off for the year with three gems for fans

Two of our all-time favorite artists, the Quin sisters, Tegan and Sara,…

The Dirt Drifters’ Matt Fleener says a little starving goes a long way

Alt-country fans — remember that chilling little tingle that traveled up your…

Kathleen Edwards set to release new album with guest star collaborations

What were we just saying about January suddenly heating up, release-wise? Now…

Snow Patrol set to start of 2012 with a bang

Is it really the end of 2011 already? Yup. Because labels are…

Kid Rock set to launch nationwide charity tour

Unemployment may be at an all-time high across the country. But Michigan…

Cranberries fans will be getting 'Roses' this Valentine's Day

Who wouldn’t want roses for Valentine’s Day, really? And that’s exactly what…

Herald the return of The Cranberries

Who wouldn’t want roses for Valentine’s Day, really? And that’s exactly what…

R.E.M. may be gone, but new greatest hits release won’t soon be forgotten

They may be gone, but they certainly won’t be forgotten very soon.…

Beastie Boys Converse high-tops for sale on eBay

The hippest footwear fad of the past few years is band-licensed sneakers,…

James Morrison may just surpass his famous namesake

No, no, no — it’s not that guy. That mopey overrated Doors…

Kate Bush is back with guest-star laden release

She’s baaaaack!Fresh from her own critically kudoed remix album, “Director’s Cut,” that…

Tim Armstrong branches out with online musical theater show

Rancid’s titanic Tim Armstrong shows no signs of slowing down. Currently on…

Garbage regroups, working on new album

For ages it’s been promised but nowhere to be seen or heard…

Neil Young, wife Pegi celebrating 25 years of Bridge School Benefit

Neil Young and his wife Pegi aren’t letting the 25th Anniversary of…

John Fogerty inducted into Baseball Hall of Fame courtesy of ‘Centerfield’

He’s been inducted into the Songwriters Hall Of Fame, the Rock and…

Chris Cornell goes right from Soundgarden tour back to solo work

One thing you can say about barnstorming banshee Chris Cornell — the…

Bay Area’s own Machine Head releasing album today, hosting Oakland listening party

Metalhead alert! Our own local demigods Machine Head aren’t just releasing their…