'For once... I'm speechless,' says Grohl
Dave Grohl has paid tribute to late Nirvana frontman Kurt Cobain after the grunge icons were named among the 2014 inductees into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.
The "Smells Like Teen Spirit" legends were among the nine acts to make the cut and will officially become part of rock 'n' roll history when they are entered into the fabled hall of fame next April.
Imagine Dragons, Jake Owen, Busta Rhymes and Zac Brown also scheduled to appear
NEW YORK (AP) — Foo Fighters, The Roots and Imagine Dragons will perform on a cruise ship ahead of the Super Bowl.
The bands will hit the stage on the Bud Light Hotel New York, which will be docked at Pier 88 in Manhattan on the Hudson River. The Super Bowl will be played Feb. 2 at the MetLife Stadium in East Rutherford, N.J.
The Roots will perform with Run DMC and Busta Rhymes on Jan. 30, while Grammy-nominated Imagine Dragons will perform a day later.
It marks their first televised performance since 2008
By Mike Ayers
This year's Grammy Awards will feature a heavy dose of robotics, as Daft Punk are set to perform at the live ceremony. It makes theiir first televised performance since the 2008 Grammy Awards, where they played alongside Kanye West. The French electronic duo are up for four awards: Album of the Year and Best Dance/Electronica Album for "Random Access Memories" and Record of the Year and Best Pop Duo/Group performance for their smash hit "Get Lucky."
'They were equally important in the formation of the band,' he says
By Andy Greene
After years of petitions, angry letters and actual protests outside the museum in Cleveland, Kiss are finally entering the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame next year. The instant the news hit, many in the Kiss Army wondered whether Gene Simmons and Paul Stanley would perform with estranged bandmates Ace Frehley and Peter Criss on the big night.
His comeback albums will be his first in six years
Beck is sealing his 2014 comeback by releasing two new albums.
Plus: The possibility of 2014 U.S. tour dates, his unusual recording process and more
By Andy Greene
Tom Morello was driving around Los Angeles in late 2012 when "High Hopes" – one of the most obscure songs in Bruce Springsteen’s vast catalog, originally released on a forgotten 1996 EP – came on E Street Radio, the SiriusXM channel devoted to Springsteen.
Dave Grohl, Coldplay, Jay Z and Ron Burgundy (for real) all made the initial cut
By Kory Grow
The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences longlisted 75 songs for the Best Original Song at this year's Oscars, according to The Hollywood Reporter. Among them are offerings from Dave Grohl and friends for "Sound City," Coldplay for "The Hunger Games: Catching Fire," Jay Z and Lana Del Rey for "The Great Gatsby "and Ron Burgundy for "Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues," the latter of which is the mustachioed newsman's farewell to a shark named Doby. The Academy will announce their final nominations on Thursday, January 16th at 8:30 a.m. at a presentation in Los Angeles.
The 59-song collection is now available on iTunes
By Steve Knopper
As of this morning, The Beatles "Bootleg Recordings 1963" became available for $40 via iTunes. Many have speculated the rare material appeared simply so the band can re-establish copyrights for its recordings – European Union copyright laws stipulate that the Beatles and their label may own the material for a total of 70 years if they're officially published.
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