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Sargent – “Miracles & Light” Video + MORE

Gretchen Lieberum has a couple seemingly incongruous sides to her, which she showcases through two different projects. She's every bit the disco-funk goof in her college band Supersauce -- or Princess, her duo with SNL alum Maya Rudolph -- but she's also a serious singer-songwriter with a darkly-sha.... More »

Zane Lowe kicks off Apple's 24-hour radio stream in endearingly niche style + MORE

Quirky DJ’s show is almost identical to his former BBC Radio 1 slot, suggesting Beats 1 is intended to be an experimental rather than a mainstream station“All right man, we’ve gotta kick this whole thing off at some point.” Uttered just after 5pm UK time on the world’s first global, 24/7 r.... More »
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New Video: Boosie Badazz “Kicking Clouds” + MORE

For the second video of his Touchdown 2 Cause Hell album this week, Boosie Badazz returns with a 180 from the last video he released from the project, which was for the honest, “I’m Sorry.” For “Kicking Clouds,” he smokes on a couch, showing off his jewelry and then lo.... More »

10 Years Later: How Pharrell Revived Snoop Dogg's Career With 'R&G (Rhythm & Gangsta): The Masterpiece' + MORE

A decade after The Neptunes had us all mimicking the mouth clicks of "Drop It Like It's Hot," VIBE remembers the album that cemented the magical chemistry shared between Snoop and Skateboard P Some artists and producers unite to form unstoppable forces. Nas and DJ Premier had amazing chemistry dur.... More »
Jett booted from Macy’s tourism float over animal rights viewsMacy’s is moving rocker Joan Jett off the South Dakota tourism float in its Thanksgiving Day parade after ranchers complained about having a vegetarian and animal rights advocate representing their state.    

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Watch 12-Year-Old Lorde Rock Her School’s Battle Of The BandsBefore she was the precocious teenage global pop star Lorde, she was the precocious tween talent show star Ella Yelich-O’Connor. Video has surfaced of a 12-year-old Lorde rocking it at her Belmont Intermediate School rock band Extreme at the 2009 Intermediate Schools Battle Of The Bands Finals…

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‘Redneck Crazy’ singer doesn’t let a little controversy get to him.

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The Rapture, The Men and Interpol's Paul Banks are amongst those set to appear at a memorial concert for New York based Iranian band The Yellow Dogs on Monday at Brooklyn Bowl on Monday (November …

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ATP! Contest: Tonight Alive 'The Other Side' Prize PackAlter The Press! has teamed up with Australia’s best pop/rock export Tonight Alive to offer our readers this exciting prize pack!

This prize consists of the band’s stunning new album The Other Side, an awesome t-shirt, Tonight Alive notebook, guitar pick necklace, friendship bracelet and stickers.

So want to be in with the chance of winning?! All you have to do is:

1) Follow @AlterThePress
2) Follow @TonightAlive
3) Tweet: “Hey @AlterThePress! I want to win the @TonightAlive prize pack!”

The contest closes November 21st and is open to entries worldwide…

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For the first time in years, both Pearl Jam and Soundgarden will be actively touring. Drummer Matt Cameron announced today that he will tour with Pearl Jam in 2014, and Soundgarden will find a replacement.

In a note posted on Soundgarden’s website, Cameron says he will be taking 2014 off from Soundgarden due to “prior commitments promoting Lightning Bolt with my brothers…

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Music Review: Florida Georgia Line at Best Buy TheaterThe Nashville hitmakers Florida Georgia Line (Tyler Hubbard and Brian Kelley) filled a show at Best Buy Theater with hip-hop covers.    

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R. Kelly ‘Black Panties’ Album Covers
Ladies can’t resist R. Kelly on the cover to his upcoming album, Black Panties. Arriving on December 10 via RCA Records, Kellz throws on the mask and plays a topless woman like a violin on the standard edition artwork. The topless theme remains on the deluxe edition cover as the Pied Piper is surrounded by various topless woman, all wearing black underwear…

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Pop-punk upstarts Travis Barker, Mark Hoppus and Tom DeLonge weather infighting and personal tragedies to arrive at a fresh stage of alterna-rock inspiration.For airplane-phobic drummer Travis Barker, the gig required a quick trip across town in a pimped-out low rider. Singer-bassist Mark Hoppus flew 5,400 miles from London…

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The band’s contribution will provide 1.4 million meals to Filipinos in need

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Dusting ‘Em Off: Jay Z – The Black Album

For this edition of Dusting ‘Em Off, Mike Madden, Pat Levy, and Brian Josephs discuss The Black Album, Jay Z’s eighth  solo LP, which turns 10 years old this week. The three writers digress on the LP’s status as a definitively New York record, the producers that helped make it so state-of-the-art, and how Jay’s legacy might be different if his final answer to “What More Can I Say?” had been “nothing…

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Nancy Sinatra to release new album


Nancy Sinatra to release new album73-year old Nancy Sinatra, the former popstar daughter of the legendary Frank Sinatra, will release a new album in December.

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Behind the Scenes: Tyga Feat. Justin Bieber “Wait For a Minute”
Tyga and Justin Bieber are switching worlds in their upcoming “Wait For a Minute” video. The Young Money rapper and pop sensation are freezing time and switching worlds in The Matrix-inspired clip, which was filmed recently in Long Beach, California. MTV News was on set and talked with Tyga on the video’s concept…

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