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U2 Albums Ranked in Order of Awesomeness
Whether you've been with U2 since their post-punk beginnings or first heard of them when you deleted 'Songs of Innocence' from your iPhone, their legacy is secure.
Ethiopian Students Are Learning English From Pearl Jam’s ‘Even Flow’
Peace Corps' Matt Westerberg: "At first it was all just a joke, but after awhile, the students began to really build confidence through learning the song."
Failure Announce Tour Dates With Hum, Torche, Local H + More
The '90s alt-rock outfit will be in support of their comeback album, 'The Heart Is a Monster.'
Watch Mumford & Sons, Mark Hoppus + Tom Morello Play Blink 182’s ‘What’s My Age Again?’
Morello also performed a cover of Bruce Springsteen's "Ghost Of Tom Joad."
Listen to Nirvana’s Previously Unreleased Nine-Minute Jam, ‘E-Coli’
The track is a noisy, relatively unstructured jam with unintelligible vocals that comes off as more off a soundcheck recording than a completed song.
Paul Thomas Anderson Made a Documentary About Radiohead’s Jonny Greenwood
The documentary follows Greenwood on a trip to India where he recorded an album with Israeli composer Shye Ben Tzur.
Courtney Love Had Doubts About Kurt Cobain’s Suicide
A recent biography about Alice in Chains says that Love had doubts about whether Cobain's death was actually a suicide, as it was determined.
Courtney Love Wants Kurt Cobain Death Scene Photos to Remain Unreleased
Frances Bean Cobain: "Further sensationalizing it through the release of these pictures would cause us indescribable pain."
Tom DeLonge Says It Would Take ‘A Few Phone Calls’ For Him to Rejoin Blink-182
DeLonge spoke in an interview at Comic-Con in support of his new graphic novel, 'Poet Anderson… Of Nightmares.'
Teenage Time Killers, Feat. Dave Grohl, Corey Taylor + Matt Skiba, Stream Debut LP
Corrosion of Conformity's Reed Mullin: "We had all these other folks that want to participate. It’s a good mixture of old hardcore punk, punk and metal stuff."
Red Hot Chili Peppers’ Chad Smith Joins Foo Fighters On Stage
"Let me tell you: We haven't done an encore in a long f---ing time. The only reason why we’re doing one tonight is because f---king Chad is here!
Tool’s Maynard James Keenan Slams Same-Sex Marriage Opponents in Facebook Post
Keenan called out "religious zealots" and questioned if they "are in fact as omnipotent, omniscient, and omnipresent as their one true God."
Pearl Jam Poster Exhibit Unveiled at Seattle-Tacoma International Airport
The exhibit, called Push Me, Pull Me, was organized in collaboration with the band and it features 85 posters from over 30 artists.
Courtney Love Was Almost Harley Quinn In Canceled ‘Batman’ Movie
Director Joel Schumacher said that before 'Batman Unchained' was cancelled, Love was likely to play Harley Quinn alongside George Clooney's Batman.
Trent Reznor Served as Music Consultant for ‘Batman: Arkham Knight’ Trailer
The game's Twitter account also thanked Reznor for "his vision on the Batman #ArkhamKnight #BeTheBatman trailer."
5 Years Ago: The Black Keys (Don’t) Sell Out With ‘Brothers’
The problem with selling out is that it is often confused with success. The Black Keys compromised nothing when making these songs, they just wanted them heard.