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June 06, 2015

Allman Brothers' Chuck Leavell Pens Tribute to Gregg Allman

Keyboardist Chuck Leavell, a member of the Allman Brothers Band in the mid-Seventies, remembered Gregg Allman in a touching tributeThis article originally appeared on www.rollingstone.com: Allman Brothers' Chuck Leavell Pens Tribute to Gregg Allman

Warren Haynes Remembers 'Dear Friend' Gregg Allman

Warren Haynes has penned a tribute to his musical hero, friend and band mate Gregg Allman following the Allman Brothers BandThis article originally appeared on www.rollingstone.com: Warren Haynes Remembers 'Dear Friend' Gregg Allman

Cher Mourns Ex-Husband Gregg Allman: 'Words Are Impossible'

When news broke that Southern rock pioneer, the great Gregg Allman died, his famous ex-wife Cher tweeted a brief yet sentimental tribute using their old pet names for one another. "Words are impossible, Gui Gui" This article originally appeared on www.rollingstone.com: Cher Mourns...

See Guns N' Roses Cover 'Black Hole Sun' for Chris Cornell in Ireland

Guns N' Roses kicked off the latest leg of their Not in This Lifetime Tour Saturday night in Slane, Ireland, where the band performed Soundgarden's "Black Hole Sun" as a tribute to This article originally appeared on www.rollingstone.com: See Guns N' Roses Cover 'Black...

Gregg Allman: 20 Essential Songs

The question "Can white men sing the blues?" has been debated for decades, especially once earnest white kids began taking a crack at the music in the 1960s. But in the case of Gregg Allman, no one ever raised the question. It wasn't simply a matter of his husky, often pained voice...

Gregg Allman, Southern Rock Pioneer, Dead at 69

Gregg Allman, the singer, musician and songwriter who played an essential role in the invention of Southern rock, has died at the age of 69. Allman's rep confirmed to Rolling Stone that the artist died Saturday afternoon.Allman "passed away peacefully at his home in Savannah,...

Fans Mourn, Remember Chris Cornell at Public Memorial Service

The memorial service for singer Chris Cornell drew a solemn crowd of family, friends and tearful admirers to Hollywood Forever Cemetery on Friday. Cornell's musical comradesThis article originally appeared on www.rollingstone.com: Fans Mourn, Remember Chris Cornell at Public Memorial Service

See Pixies Run Through 'Tenement Song' on 'Colbert'

Pixies wrapped the first leg of their three-tiered North American tour by stopping by The Late Show to perform "Tenement Song," a cut off the band's 2016 LP This article originally appeared on www.rollingstone.com: See Pixies Run Through 'Tenement Song' on 'Colbert'

'Pirates of the Caribbean' Directors Talk Paul McCartney Cameo

The directors of Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales have opened about the film's top-secret Paul McCartney cameo.Speaking toThis article originally appeared on www.rollingstone.com: 'Pirates of the Caribbean' Directors Talk Paul McCartney Cameo

Chris Cornell Laid to Rest at Private Los Angeles Funeral

Chris Cornell was laid to rest Friday at a private ceremony at Los Angeles' Hollywood Forever Cemetery, with Cornell's band mates, celebrity friends, family and grunge peers among those who paid their respects to the This article originally appeared on www.rollingstone.com: Chris Cornell...

Review: Lil Yachty's 'Teenage Emotions' Might Change the Way People Rap

Nineteen-year-old "bubblegum trap" sensation Lil Yachty is rap's most polarizing figure. He joyfully hopscotches past hip-hop tradition in a way that's not only antagonizing to old heads (he famously told Billboard that he "honestly couldn't name five songs" by...

Ariana Grande Pens Letter to Fans: 'I Am Sorry For the Pain and the Fear'

Ariana Grande expressed deep grief in a typed-out statement that she posted This article originally appeared on www.rollingstone.com: Ariana Grande Pens Letter to Fans: 'I Am Sorry For the Pain and the Fear'

Early-2000s NYC Rock History 'Meet Me in the Bathroom': 10 Things We Learned

Seizing a cultural moment is equal parts hard work, dumb luck and a whole lot of partying – at least, that's what Meet Me in the Bathroom, Lizzy Goodman's new oral history of New York City's early-2000s musical rebirth, suggests. The whopping, near 600-page account documents the...

Big Star Ready Greatest Hits Comp With Rare Single Edits

Beloved power pop group Big Star will release a new greatest hits collection featuring rare single versions of six of the band's tracks.The Best of Big Star culls its 16 songs from the late Alex Chilton and company's three studio LPs – 1972's #1 Record, 1973's Radio City and...

Fans to the Front: How Ariana Grande's Online Family Is Coping After Manchester

In her Fans to the Front column, Brittany Spanos dives into what's happening in fan culture on the Internet.Tragedy often has a bittersweet way of connecting communities who are bound by the shared experience, but members of one of the groups impacted by this week's Manchester bombing...

Hear Nick Jonas' House-Inflected Breakup Song, 'Remember I Told You'

Nick Jonas has returned with a new house-inflected, guest-filled single, "Remember I Told You." The song is about Jonas rekindling an old romance by telling his former lover how much he needs her. "All of the words that I'm saying/ Are just a fancy way of saying 'I...

'Sgt. Pepper' Reissue, Lil Yachty and 18 More Albums to Hear Now

Rolling Stone Recommends:The Beatles, Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band (Anniversary Edition)The rock legends' milestone album gets a splashy 50th anniversary reissue and a mix closer to the mono sound it was originally intended to have. "The mono version of the title track...

Watch Martin Garrix, Troye Sivan's Vulnerable New 'There For You' Video

Australian singer/YouTube sensation Troye Sivan and Dutch DJ-producer Martin Garrix unite on the atmospheric new single,This article originally appeared on www.rollingstone.com: Watch Martin Garrix, Troye Sivan's Vulnerable New 'There For You' Video

Hear T-Pain, Young M.A Boast About Sex on New Song 'F.B.G.M.'

T-Pain celebrates finding "a girl who can do both" – as in "fuck bitches, get money" – on his new single "F.B.G.M.," featuring a cameo from Brooklyn rapper Young M.A. The king ofThis article originally appeared on www.rollingstone.com: Hear T-Pain, Young M.A Boast...

Hear Rita Ora's Romantic New Song, Co-Written By Ed Sheeran

Rita Ora celebrates a whirlwind romance on electro-pop single "Your Song," which she co-wrote with Ed Sheeran and producer Steve Mac. The British singer opens with a dazed morning-after scenario: "I can taste you on the tip of my tongue/This article originally appeared on...

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