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Class of 2016: First Generation to Grow Up in a Completely Digital World, Study Finds

Remember the days of going to the record store to buy a new CD? Well, the Class of 2016 probably doesn’t. The kids entering college this year grew up during the digital era where music was available as MP3’s and listened to on iPods, a new study shows.

08/29/2012

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Madonna Explains Use of Guns In U.S. Leg Of MDNA Tour, Apologizes to Australia

With the MDNA tour opening in the U.S, Madonna explains how the guns and imagery being used in her live shows are just metaphors.

08/28/2012

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The Rolling Stones: Recording In Paris, 1965 Tour Documentary To Premiere

This fall, the Rolling Stones will debut not one but two different documentaries, one old and one new. While the brand new doc with HBO was announced earlier this month, the premiere of the Stones’ first-ever documentary has just been announced.

08/28/2012

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Study Finds Rock Music Makes Us Act Like Animals, Literally

Maybe it’s not just Zack de la Rocha’s lyrics that provoke Rage Against The Machine fans to incite riots. A recent study shows that it’s now looking like Tom Morello’s screeching guitars could be to blame for making us angry.

08/28/2012

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‘True Blood’ Finale Gets Musical Touch From Creator Alan Ball

Which “Save Yourself” song would “True Blood” choose? There are several with that title: blues-rocker Jonny Lang, Americana singer-songwriter James McMurtry, indie rocker Sharon Van Etten, thrash metal legends Overkill, guitar-god Michael Schenker and noted True Blood fan Snoop Dogg all have songs by that name.

08/27/2012

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Kenney Jones: ‘I Would Have Given Anything Not To Have Joined The Who’

Jones tells CBS Local that though he’s proud of his time in the band, he “would have given anything not to have joined The Who and to have Keith [Moon] alive and kicking.”

08/27/2012

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Dee Snider: “Not Gonna Take It” From Paul Ryan

Dee Snider may have endorsed Arnold Schwarzenegger’s candidacy when he ran for Governor of California, but he hasn’t given Republicans carte blanche to use his music.

08/22/2012

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‘Sparkle’ Debuts At No. 5, ‘Expendables’ Conquers Box Office

Sparkle, the remake of the 1976 music drama, debuted in fifth place at the box office with a total of $12 million in ticket sales.

08/20/2012

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Ron Palillo Of ‘Welcome Back, Kotter’ Dies At 63

Ron Paillo who is best known for his role as Arnold Hoshack from the 1970′s show “Welcome Back, Kotter” has died.

08/14/2012