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25 Years Ago: Izzy Stradlin Goes Solo With 'The Ju Ju Hounds'

In 1985, guitarist Izzy Stradlin formed Guns N Roses with his friend Axl Rose. Within a few short years, they’d be the biggest band on the planet, taking off in ways the Hollywood via Midwest kids could never have imagined. Their debut studio album, Appetite for Destruction, quickly became a multi-million seller as the band

Owners of Breaking Bad house hoping fence will stop fans from throwing pizzas on their roof

Imagine what it’s like living in the home known on television as where Breaking Bad protagonist Walter White slowly turned into Heisenberg. Think about the tourists taking selfies out front, the trespassers entering your property, and fans looking to take home souvenirs. After years of enduring this reality, the real-life homeowners have reached a breaking point

Pink Joins Guns N' Roses for 'Patience' at Madison Square Garden

Guns N’ Roses delivered the first show in a three-night stand at Madison Square Garden last night — and treated fans to a little extra vocal firepower from Pink during the evening’s rendition of their hit “Patience.” That performance, which you can watch courtesy of the fan-shot footage above, wasn’t the first time Pink’s shared a stage

Dwayne Johnson clowns Tyrese’s Black Rose album in expletive filled rant: Watch

Whoa, easy now big fella! Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson and Tyrese Gibson have been going back-and-forth in the press about Johnson’s planned Fast and the Furious spinoff, which Gibson called “selfish” and “fucked up” as it will delay the release of Furious 9 until 2020. Yesterday Gibson spoke with TMZ about his issues with the

Album Review: Beck – Colors

If the respective rises of alternative rock and hip-hop were the most significant musical developments of the 1990s, we can credit Beck Hansen more than virtually anyone else (save for maybe the Beastie Boys) with bringing them together. But he also brought in folk, avant-noise, country, and Princely electro-funk; the dominant sonic signatures of his

10 Times St. Vincent Gave No Fucks

The signs have always been there, if you knew where to look for them. The wide-eyed, sweet-looking ingenue on the cover of 2007’s Marry Me actually wasn’t very interested in getting married at all. There was definitely something subtly sinister lurking under the chamber pop flourishes of 2009’s Actor. 2011’s Strange Mercy was more explicitly

Florence Welch hosts new documentary on David Bowie’s “Heroes”: Watch

This weekend marked the 40th anniversary of the David Bowie album “Heroes”. To celebrate, the BBC released a new documentary hosted by Florence Welch. Over the course of the 53-minute feature, Welch explores the impact that the city of Berlin had on the making of the LP. The Florence and the Machine singer also meets