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Kid Rock Tells Campaign Watchdog Group to 'Go F— Yourselves'

A complaint filed with the Department of Justice about whether or not Kid Rock has violated campaign finance law has prompted a terse response.

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30 Years Ago: R.E.M.'s 'Document' Drags College Rock Into the Mainstream

A Top 10 hit and a platinum album marked the end of their world as an underground sensation, but R.E.M. felt fine.

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Dave Grohl Discusses Cornell, Bennington Suicides: 'Depression Is a Disease'

In an interview with a New Zealand radio station, the two Foo Fighters remember Chris Cornell and Chester Bennington, and discuss the stigma of depression.

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Squeeze Announce New 'The Knowledge' Album, Release First Single 'Innocence in Paradise'

The band will release their new album as they prepare to briefly tour the U.S.

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The Search for 'The Grand Progression': 365 Prince Songs in a Year

Diffuser's Prince 365 series explores "The Grand Progression", a powerful ballad originally intended for the film Graffiti Bridge. Continue reading…

R.E.M. Departs on a Fiery Note With 'Oddfellows Local 151′: The Story Behind Every 'Document' Song

R.E.M.'s bleakest album rumbles to a close with one more roundhouse political punch.

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Miranda Lambert asks deputies to help transport animals from Houston

Country singer Miranda Lambert contacted the Tulsa County Sheriff’s Office on Thursday about receiving help to unload animals from the flooded areas of Houston.

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Lambert’s MuttNation Foundation has been transporting animals displaced by the flooding caused by Hurricane Harvey. Two trucks from Houston-area shelters were headed to the Humane Society of Tulsa's emergency shelter in Bixby. Several Tulsa deputies volunteered to stay late Thursday night to help unload the animals.

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Lambert's MuttNation Foundation partnered with the Humane Society to transport the animals. They were already in shelters when Harvey hit and freeing up space will allow more room for animals displaced by the storm.

Guns N' Roses pays tribute to Glen Campbell

Guns N’ Roses surprised its audience Wednesday night in Edmonton, Alberta, playing a faithful cover of Glen Campbell’s “Wichita Lineman,” Rolling Stone reported.

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“We're going to play something we've never played before. It might not be your thing, but we're just trying to pay a tribute to someone,” Rose told the Canadian crowd. “And it's not what you think.”

Campbell died Aug. 8 after a long struggle with Alzheimer’s disease. He was 81.

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During its Not in This Lifetime reunion tour, Guns N’ Roses has played a cover of Soundgarden’s “Black Hole Sun,” since the death of Chris Cornell in May. On Wednesday, the band added Campbell’s 1968 song as a tribute to the country singer who crossed over into the pop charts with No. 1 hits like “Rhinestone Cowboy in 1975 and “Southern Nights” two years later. 

“For Glen," Rose said as the song ended.

“Wichita Lineman” was released as a single in October 1968, and Campbell’s version reached No. 3 on the top-40 charts, staying in the top 100 for 15 weeks. The song was written by Jimmy Webb, who also wrote the title track for Campbell’s final album, “Adios,” a song that was a hit for Linda Ronstadt in 1990.

30 Years Ago: The Jesus and Mary Chain Switch Gears on 'Darklands'

After the swirling feedback of their debut, the Jesus and Mary Chain focused on lyrics and melodies on 1987's 'Darklands.' Continue reading…

Prince Helps Stevie Wonder Ask 'So What the Fuss': 365 Prince Songs in a Year

Two musical prodigies converged when Prince appeared on Stevie Wonder's 2005 single, "So What the Fuss." Continue reading…

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