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June 06, 2015

Linkin Park: 12 Essential Songs

Linkin Park's music has long explored themes of alienation, inner demons and personal suffering, making the suicide of the band's lead singer Chester Bennington an especially tragic and heavy loss. Bennington's voice often sounded like the battle of dark and light, as he would shift...

Chester Bennington: Musicians, Famous Fans React to Linkin Park Singer's Death

An array of musicians and famous fans expressed their sadness over the sudden death of Linkin Park singer Chester Bennington. Bennington died of an apparent suicide by hanging Thursday morning at the age of 41.A representative confirmed Bennington's death toThis article originally appeared on...

Flashback: Chester Bennington and Chris Cornell Sing 'Hunger Strike'

The shocking news of Chester Bennington's suicide is just beginning to sink in, leaving us with a lot more questions than answers along with endless heartache. The Linkin Park frontman battled addictionThis article originally appeared on www.rollingstone.com: Flashback: Chester Bennington and...

Chester Bennington, Linkin Park Singer, Dead at 41

Linkin Park frontman Chester Bennington died of an apparent suicide by hanging Thursday morning, according to The Associated Press. TheThis article originally appeared on www.rollingstone.com: Chester Bennington, Linkin Park Singer, Dead at 41

Chris Cornell Music Therapy Program Established in Seattle

The Seattle-based nonprofit Childhaven announced the establishment of the Chris Cornell Music Therapy Program Thursday in honor of what would have been the late musician's 53rd birthday. Cornell's widow, Vicky Cornell, committed $100,000 to Childhaven toThis article originally appeared on...

Jada Pinkett Smith Remembers Meeting Tupac While Dealing Drugs

Jada Pinkett Smith briefly discussed her drug-dealing past, which led her to meet Tupac and form a close connection based around "survival," in an appearance on SwayThis article originally appeared on www.rollingstone.com: Jada Pinkett Smith Remembers Meeting Tupac While Dealing Drugs

Watch Nine Inch Nails' Mournful David Bowie Cover

Nine Inch Nails paid homage to David Bowie this week with a mournful cover of the Blackstar cut "I Can't Give Everything Away"This article originally appeared on www.rollingstone.com: Watch Nine Inch Nails' Mournful David Bowie Cover

Watch the Who Perform Thrilling 'I Can See For Miles' on 'Fallon'

The Who delivered performed two classic tracks – "I Can See for Miles" and "You Better You Bet" – on The Tonight Show Wednesday. The rock outfit opened with "I Can See for Miles" from 1967's The Who Sell Out, treadingThis article originally appeared on...

Hear Dan Auerbach, Robert Finley's Grisly New Outlaw Tune 'Bang Bang'

Dan Auerbach and blues musician Robert Finely have teamed for a gritty and brassy new outlaw tune, "Bang Bang." The track will appear on Auerbach and Finley's forthcomingThis article originally appeared on www.rollingstone.com: Hear Dan Auerbach, Robert Finley's Grisly New...

Hear Yusuf / Cat Stevens' Joyous New Song 'See What Love Did to Me'

Yusuf / Cat Stevens will release a new album in the fall, his fourth since returning to the folk-pop style of his classic Sixties and Seventies work. The Laughing Apple bridges the artist's present and past, combining newly written songs with covers of tracks from his early repertoire. Hear...

Joe Walsh Launches New Charity VetsAid With All-Star Show Announcement

Joe Walsh has announced the formation of VetsAid, a non-profit organization that will fund a variety of veterans-based charities nationwide that provide physical, mental and emotional care to soldiers and their families.A Gold Star family member, WalshThis article originally appeared on...

Monica Lewinsky Praises Jay-Z's 'Path of Candor' on Infidelity

Monica Lewinsky praised Jay-Z's candidness about his past infidelities on 4:44 in an op-ed piece the former White House intern penned for Vanity Fair."Jay-Z had a choice. Having been called outThis article originally appeared on www.rollingstone.com: Monica Lewinsky Praises Jay-Z's...

Inside Jack Johnson and Kelly Slater's Surfing Safari

Jack Johnson was hard at work on All the Light Above It Too – his first album since 2013, due September 8th – when he got a phone call from an old friend. "He said he'd been watching a spot that, if the wind was going in the right direction and we got a good swell, could be pretty...

Judge Halts Intimate Madonna Items Up for Auction

A judge halted an auction featuring 22 items previously belonging to Madonna, including a breakup letter she received from Tupac Shakur, after the singer filed an emergency courtThis article originally appeared on www.rollingstone.com: Judge Halts Intimate Madonna Items Up for Auction

Watch Demi Lovato's Pool Party DJed By Paris Hilton in 'Sorry Not Sorry'

Demi Lovato gathered friends like Paris Hilton, Jamie Foxx and Wiz Khalifa for a raging party at her home in the new video for "Sorry Not Sorry." The track is the singer's firstThis article originally appeared on www.rollingstone.com: Watch Demi Lovato's Pool Party DJed By Paris...

Hear Tyler, the Creator's Jolting New Song 'I Ain't Got Time!'

Tyler, the Creator melds his experimental and commercial sides on "I Ain't Got Time!," a psychedelic hip-hop track from his upcoming fourth LP, Flower Boy.This article originally appeared on www.rollingstone.com: Hear Tyler, the Creator's Jolting New Song 'I Ain't Got...

Watch Avett Brothers Talk Tragedy, Career in Judd Apatow-Helmed Doc

The Avett Brothers reflect on their formative years in the nostalgic new trailer for May It Last, Judd Apatow and Michael Bonfiglio's acclaimed documentary about the North Carolina folk-rock band. "If there was anyone I wanted to start a band with, it was Scott," co-founder Seth...

Liam Gallagher vs. Noel Gallagher: Oasis Brothers' Beef History Explained

When it comes to rock feuds, few are as entertaining as the one between Oasis' Liam and Noel Gallagher. The swaggering brothers'This article originally appeared on www.rollingstone.com: Liam Gallagher vs. Noel Gallagher: Oasis Brothers' Beef History Explained

Mike Love Enlists John Stamos, Mark McGrath for Beach Boys' 'Do It Again' Video

The Beach Boys' Mike Love recently teamed up with Full House star John Stamos and Extra host Mark McGrath for an updated take on the group's 1968 single "Do It Again."This article originally appeared on www.rollingstone.com: Mike Love Enlists John Stamos, Mark McGrath for Beach...

Watch Roger Waters' Powerful 'Wait for Her' Video

Roger Waters has unveiled his powerful new video for "Wait for Her," a song off the former Pink Floyd bassist's new LP Is This the Life We Really Want?The videoThis article originally appeared on www.rollingstone.com: Watch Roger Waters' Powerful 'Wait for Her' Video

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