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Justin Timberlake Covers Prince's 'I Would Die 4 U' at Super Bowl Halftime Show

There was no hologram. But Prince was seen and heard during the Super Bowl halftime show. Midway through his set, Justin Timberlake performed “I Would Die 4 U” along with audio and video of the Purple’s One’s original performance of the song, which was projected onto a giant billowing screen above the stage. (skip to

Dennis Edwards of the Temptations Dies

Former Temptations lead singer Dennis Edwards died at the age of 74 in a Chicago hospital, his family has confirmed. The cause of death was complications from meningitis, with which he’d been diagnosed last May. Today (Feb. 3) would have been his 75th birthday. His friend Ronald Isley of the Isley Brothers told the St Louis

20 Years Ago: Pearl Jam 'Yield' to Maturity

In the years after Pearl Jam became a blockbuster band, the group became embroiled in high-minded and self-protective battles. They stopped playing venues associated with Ticketmaster, whom they sued. They stopped making music videos. They stopped giving interviews. And they nearly stopped being a band. But with maturity often comes some measure of wisdom and

How Yield Signaled the Evolution of Pearl Jam into Rock and Roll Lifers

Studies in human development depict a person’s life as a series of crises to be negotiated and, for lack of a better word, mastered before moving on to the next challenge. Experts argue that if someone fails to come to terms with a particular phase in a healthy and productive manner, they run the risk

Brian Johnson Didn't Want to 'Cheat' AC/DC Fans

Former AC/DC singer Brian Johnson looked back on the hearing problems that forced him out of the band in 2016, and said he didn’t want to “cheat” in the delivery of his performances. He left suddenly during AC/DC’s world tour in support of 2015 album Rock or Bust, and was eventually replaced by Axl Rose. “Onstage

Something terrible is happening in the new teaser trailer for Stephen King’s Castle Rock: Watch

Goddammit do we want to watch Castle Rock right now. Ugh. Because they’re gluttons for punishment, Hulu has gone ahead and released the Super Bowl teaser trailer for their forthcoming (and incredibly mysterious) new Stephen King series, and, naturally, we’re losing our minds in anticipation. It’s only 40 seconds long, but you get to see new

The Sword announce new album, Used Future, reveal lead single, “Deadly Nightshade”: Stream

Photo by ​Dean Dickinson The Sword have announced their return with a new album dubbed Used Future. Due out March 23rd, the 13-track effort follows 2015’s High Country. The stoner metal outfit recorded Used Future in Portland, Oregon alongside producer Tucker Martine (My Morning Jacket, First Aid Kit). As a sample of what they worked up in the studio, the