The Brit pop group nearly signed with the “X Factor” judge
By Brent Lang
He helped launch One Direction and Il Divo and made "American Idol" appointment TV, but Simon Cowell still has some regrets.
'Sweet Summer Sun' chronicles the band's historic show
By Miriam Coleman
Rolling Stones fans who missed the band's Hyde Park show last summer (and didn't want to buy the DVD) have another chance to witness the historic event. Showtime will be airing the concert documentary "Sweet Summer Sun – Return to Hyde Park" later this month.
The group becomes the first band to play all seven continents
By Miriam Coleman
Metallica have now made their mark on every continent on earth. The band traveled way down south to the Antarctic this weekend to play a show they're calling "Freeze 'Em All" near the heliport of the Argentine Antarctic Base Carlini.
The formerly feuding Robby Krieger and John Densmore have buried the hatchet
By Steve Baltin
Proving tragedy can indeed bring people together, last night surviving Doors members John Densmore and Robby Krieger shared a stage for the first time in 15 years, overcoming years of well-documented legal disputes over the band's legacy and name. On Dec, 5 they were on hand at the Los Angeles County Musuem of Art's multi-tiered event "An Evening With the Doors."
Listen to The Pizza Underground's demo
By Greg Gilman
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By Daniel Kreps
Every year, the Grammy voters manage to stun us with their surprise nominees and snubs. And we're not even talking about Sara Bareilles beating out Kanye West for an Album of the Year nom. A deeper look into the Grammy nominations — specifically in the categories that won't be televised on Music's Biggest Night — always reveals an unlikely mix of nominees that has us either rejoicing or scratching our heads, and the 56th annual Grammy Awards are no exception. From Nirvana getting a nod in the Best Rap Song category to recognition for Bob Marley and Led Zeppelin to tips of the caps to Primus and Brian Eno, these are our biggest surprises from Grammy nomination night.
Hear the stellar vintage concert recording from 1970
Photo credit: Gary Burden
Neil Young's "Live at the Cellar Door" was released Dec. 10. You can purchase the album here.
The country star shotguns beers, makes surprise phone calls to fans
Jake Owen's new album, "Days of Gold," was released Dec. 3.
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