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Cardi B joins Bruno Mars for “Finesse” remix: Stream

This week, Cardi B became the first rapper to see her first three singles simultaneously crack the top 10 of the Billboard Hot 100. It’s the latest feat for the Bronx native, who last year became the first female rapper to achieve a No. 1 single in 19 years. “Bodak Yellow” also earned her the

Joe Perry, Slash and Nikki Sixx Swap Spinal Tap Stories

Rock stars are supposed to be some of the coolest people on the planet, but they’re definitely not immune to suffering from embarrassment — as Joe Perry, Nikki Sixx and Slash demonstrated during the conversation they shared during the waning moments of the Sixx Sense radio show. The veteran trio swapped Spın̈al Tap stories after Perry

Superorganism unleash bubbly new song “Everybody Wants To Be Famous”: Stream

Superorganism, a collective of pop wunderkinds pulled from all corners of the globe, including the UK, Japan, and New Zealand, made a splash in 2017 with their debut single “Something For Your M.I.N.D.”. Their follow-up releases, “It’s All Good” and “Nobody Cares”, continued to earn them more attention, such as seals of approval from Frank

When Metallica Found Out They Had to Live in Their Rehearsal Room

Anthrax guitarist Scott Ian faced the prospect of telling Metallica that they had to live in their new rehearsal room when they first met in the early ‘80s. The moment came when Ian had been asked to act as ambassador to James Hetfield’s band when they relocated to New York from San Francisco prior to

December's Biggest Classic Rock Stories: 2017 in Review

We closed out 2017 by learning who was going into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, but also that the making of a long-delayed classic rock movie had hit yet another snag. But while a legend saw his daughter become a reality TV star, another got accused of sexual misconduct, and a versatile and

November's Biggest Classic Rock Stories: 2017 in Review

November brought an end to a great era of rock music and also to a horrific chapter in musical history, while the continuing backlash against sexual misconduct reached the heights of the genre. Some light relief came in the form of a movie tie-in and a duet of giants that went viral. AC/DC’s Malcolm Young

10 Years Ago: 'Rock Band' Changes the Music Video Game Industry

By 2007, Activision’s Guitar Hero franchise was a known quantity and a wild success in the video game industry. But with Rock Band, which arrived that December, MTV Games changed the game. At first blush, the titles seemed quite similar. Guitar Hero’s controller was modeled after a Gibson Les Paul. Rock Band used the Fender Stratocaster