Steve Earle Plots ‘Copperhead Road’ 30th Anniversary Tour
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Steve Earle and his longtime band the Dukes return to the road this week with a series of City Winery shows across the country, leading up to next month’s launch of the Copperhead Road 30th Anniversary Tour.  The newly announced trek will feature the songs from Earle’s third album, issued to widespread acclaim in October 1998. A mixture of hard-driving political tunes and conventional love songs – with the former including the Reagan-era indictment “Snake Oil” and “The Devil’s Right...

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Ryan Seacrest Calls Sexual Harassment Accusations ‘Gut-Wrenching’
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Last fall, Ryan Seacrest was among the many famous, powerful men accused of sexual misconduct – but, he says, he was officially exonerated late last week. In a new guest column for The Hollywood Reporter, the veteran entertainment host and producer reflected on the stress of the accusations and promised to continue using his many public platforms to continue calling for change within the industry. “I do not take things for granted,” Seacrest began his piece. “Every day I am living...

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Tuesday, 06 February 2018
Love’s ‘Forever Changes’ Super Deluxe Box Due This Spring
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A new, 50th anniversary box-set edition of Love‘s landmark Forever Changes album will feature unreleased tracks, alternate mixes and a hardcover book. The set, due April 6th, will create a comprehensive portrait of the album through four CDs, a DVD and an LP, paired with liner notes by music historian Ted Olsen that break down each track on the album. Arthur Lee (1945-2006) The mastermind behind pioneering psychedelic-pop outfit Love succumbs to leukemia at age sixty-one The album’s original co-producer...

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Inside Music’s Merch Gold Rush
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Three years ago, Fall Out Boy opened a pop-up store in New York, selling T-shirts in a space that resembled a punk-rock club. When the band revisited the idea at stores in New York and L.A. this past fall, the vibe and decor were noticeably upgraded. Purple-tinted windows made fans feel as if they were walking into the cover of the band’s new album, Mania, and among the items on sale were hand-painted $150 denim jackets. “It’s bigger now, and...

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Tuesday, 06 February 2018
‘PUBG’ Xbox One S Bundle Releasing This Month
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‘PUBG’ Xbox One S Bundle Releasing This Month Road to GDC: The Game That Helped Me Overcome Death Anxiety Daily Glixel: Nintendo Producer Solves a Decades-Long Mystery If Esports Are the Sports of Video Games, This is the Parkour ‘Donkey Kong’ Record Holder Accused of Falsifying...

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Tuesday, 06 February 2018
Watch Clint Eastwood, Paris Attack Heroes Talk New Movie on ‘Kimmel’
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The three Americans who helped stop a terrorist attack on a French train spoke about portraying themselves in Clint Eastwood’s upcoming movie about the 2015 incident, The 15:17 to Paris, on Jimmy Kimmel Live Monday. 50 Most Anticipated Movies of 2018 From a solo Black Panther to a young Han Solo, Spielberg going retro to Barry Jenkins doing James Baldwin – the films we can’t wait to see this year The civilian trio – Anthony Sadler, Oregon National Guardsman Alek...

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Cameron Crowe: John Mahoney ‘Brought Joy to Every Scene’ in ‘Say Anything’
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While filming his 1989 debut, Say Anything, director Cameron Crowe found himself working with esteemed character actor John Mahoney. Mahoney, who died Monday at age 77, was a formidable stage performer before portraying Jim Court, the divorced father of Diane (Iona Skye) who becomes embroiled in an IRS investigation while simultaneously trying to deter his daughter’s budding romance with Lloyd Dobler (John Cusack). While the role ostensibly made Mahoney the film’s antagonist, Crowe tells Rolling Stone that the actor arrived...

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Tuesday, 06 February 2018
Katy Perry Would Rewrite ‘I Kissed a Girl’ to Remove ‘Stereotypes’
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Katy Perry said that if she were to rewrite her breakout Number One hit “I Kissed a Girl” today, she would change some lyrics to get rid of “a couple of stereotypes.” In a new interview with Glamour published on Tuesday, Perry revisited some of her singles as part of a video in which she watches fan covers of her songs and compliments their interpretations of her work. After praising an acoustic rendition of “I Kissed a Girl” by Ramona Rox...

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Tuesday, 06 February 2018
See Keith Urban Invite a Tearful Chris Janson to Join the Grand Ole Opry
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Chris Janson, who has performed more than 100 times on the Grand Ole Opry since making his debut on the 93-year-old radio show in 2013, will become the newest member of the country-music institution. Janson was surprised with an offer to join the Opry from Keith Urban, who was a special guest at Janson’s Monday-night headlining concert at Nashville’s Ryman Auditorium – the onetime home of the Grand Ole Opry. Urban and Janson performed John Michael Montgomery’s 1995 hit “Sold...

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Road to GDC: The Game That Helped Me Overcome Death Anxiety
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When I was 9 or 10 years old, a girl in my class and her mother both died in a very horrific car accident. I remember overhearing our gossipy neighbor next door telling my mom the gruesome details of their deaths over hushed tones, and then a short while later, I remember my mom sitting me down in the kitchen to tell me what happened (in much less gruesome detail). This wasn’t the first time that someone in my life...

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Tuesday, 06 February 2018
Howard Stern Enlists All-Star Lineup for David Bowie Tribute Special
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Howard Stern has recruited artists like Garbage, Billy Corgan, Car Seat Headrest and Greta Van Fleet to record David Bowie songs for an all-star tribute to the late icon. Slipknot’s Corey Taylor, Spoon’s Britt Daniel, Bleachers, Daryl Hall, Peter Frampton and Todd Rundgren are also among the 25 artists to contribute Bowie tracks to The Howard Stern Tribute to David Bowie special, which premieres February 9th on SiriusXM’s Howard 101 channel. “When I got into rock & roll music, one...

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See Lil Uzi Vert’s Moody ‘The Way Life Goes’ on ‘Colbert’
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Lil Uzi Vert made his late-night debut on Monday, performing his emo-rap ballad “The Way Life Goes” on The Late Show.  Lil Uzi Vert is famous for his hectic, daredevil live performances. Last May, he dove into a festival crowd from an estimated height of 20 feet above the ground. But during his visit to The Late Show, admittedly a more contained environment, the rapper was solemn and borderline lethargic. He slowly patrolled the stage, singing along indifferently to “The Way Life...

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Tuesday, 06 February 2018
Quentin Tarantino Clarifies Role in Uma Thurman’s ‘Kill Bill’ Car Crash
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Quentin Tarantino opened up about his role in Uma Thurman’s car crash on the set of Kill Bill in a wide-ranging new interview where the director also discussed the actress’ sexual misconduct allegations against Harvey Weinstein, the aftermath of the crash and other accusations of cruelty against Tarantino that surfaced in Thurman’s recent New York Times article. In that article, Thurman revealed that she suffered severe injuries after she was pressured into driving a stunt car she didn’t feel comfortable operating....

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