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Lindsey Buckingham Postpones European Tour as He Recovers From Covid

Lindsey Buckingham has postponed his European tour as he continues to recover from a recent bout with Covid-19. Per a note on his Instagram Stories, Buckingham contracted Covid-19 towards the end of his North American tour back in April. Buckingham was forced to cancel the remaining shows on that leg …

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Post Malone and Roddy Ricch Are Tired of Being ‘Cooped Up’ on New Single

Post Malone puts an end to his pandemic blues with help from Roddy Ricch on his new song “Cooped Up,” the latest single off Malone’s upcoming LP Twelve Carat Toothache. “I’m about to pull up / Hit switch, pull curtain / And I’ve been waitin’ so long / Now I gotta …

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‘Like Oil and Water:’ How Divas Alejandra Guzmán and Paulina Rubio Made a Tour Work

Las Perrísimas Tour. That’s what Latin pop and rock icons Alejandra Guzmán and Paulina Rubio named their co-headlining U.S. trek. The literal translation for that audacious name is “The Bitchiest Tour” — or better yet, call it “The Bad Bitches Tour.” Either way, the run of shows they launched last …

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Travis Barker Joins Renforshort on Single ‘We’ll Make This OK’

Renforshort has teamed up with Travis Barker for a synth-laden new single, “We’ll Make This OK.” On the song, the singer, a.k.a. Lauren Isenberg, reflects on the emotional aftermath a failed relationship, crooning, “Oh, you said you tried/Then why am I cryin’ all the time?” The track will appear on …

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Black Keys Get Loose and Stretch Out on ‘Dropout Boogie’

“You got a love that’s a real long shot,” sings Dan Auerbach on “It Ain’t Over,” the loping, funky second single from Dropout Boogie. Dude might as well be singing about himself.  In a moment when rock music barely exists in the pop conversation it once dominated, there is no …

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Black Thought and Danger Mouse Team Up for Collaborative LP ‘Cheat Codes’

The Roots’ Black Thought and super-producer Danger Mouse have joined forces for a new collaborative album titled Cheat Codes. The album, due out Aug. 12 via BMG, also features appearances from Run the Jewels, A$AP Rocky, Raekwon, Michael Kiwanuka, Joey Bada$$, Conway the Machine, and the late MF Doom. Danger …

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Rhiannon Giddens on Elizabeth Cotten: ‘Her Music Is in the DNA of So Much’

The music of Elizabeth “Libba” Cotten has never stopped shaping folk, roots, and rock music. More than a half-century after the singer-songwriter’s originals like “Freight Train” and “Shake Sugaree” influenced the biggest names of the Sixties folk revival — including the Seeger family, Bob Dylan, and, later, the Grateful Dead …

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My Chemical Romance, the Original Misfits, Nine Inch Nails to Headline 2022 Riot Fest

My Chemical Romance, the Original Misfits Misfits, and Nine Inch Nails are set to headline this year’s Riot Fest. The three-night event, which will take place in Chicago’s Douglass Park from Sept. 16 to the 18, will also feature first-time appearances by Yeah Yeah Yeahs, Bauhaus, Portugal the Man, Yungblud, …

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Aaron Raitiere Tries to Just Keep Breathing on the Existential ‘Worst I Ever Had’

Aaron Raitiere excels at writing the kind of country songs that blend a biting sense of humor with a little something extra, like the righteous indignation of Caylee Hammack’s spiky “Just Friends” or the winking desire of Maren Morris’ “Tall Guys.” The Kentucky singer-songwriter brings all of this to the …

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BTS Pack Three-CD Album ‘Proof’ With Fan Favorites and Unreleased Demos

In case there was need for more Proof that BTS is the biggest K-pop group in the world, on Tuesday the group — comprising Jungkook, V, Jimin, Suga, J-Hope, RM, and Jin — announced the tracklist of a three-part anthology album, Proof. It’s filled with new songs, unreleased demos, and some …

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