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TRENT REZNOR AND MADONNA

Shares ‘Outside’ From ‘Bird Box’ Soundtrack Nine Inch Nails’ Trent Reznor and Atticus Ross already have an impressive film scoring resume that includes compositions for the likes of The Social Network and Gone Girl, and now they can add Netflix’s Bird Box to the list. Reznor took to Twitter today (Jan. 1) to thank fans …

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MEL B

Back in the ’90s, when the Spice Girls were hot, Melanie Brown, aka Mel B, was known around the world as Scary Spice. But Brown’s life became truly scary a couple of decades later, when, as a mother of three daughters trapped in an allegedly abusive marriage to second husband Stephen Belafonte, she attempted suicide.Before …

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Kurt Cobain

declares white men can’t rap in unearthed recording… Kurt Cobain made no apologies for his hot take on white-washed rap. In a recently unearthed 1991 radio interview with University of Western Ontario student Robert Lorusso, the grunge icon detailed his struggle to embrace what he considered to be a “misogynist” genre. “I’m really not that …

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CHRIS ROBINSON BROTHERHOOD KEEPS 60s COUNTERCULTURE IN ITS SIGHTS

You might hear Chris Robinson sing about the cryptic ramblings of a Tarot character or a “sweet sister” who “rolls her own.” But you probably won’t witness Robinson, who rose to fame fronting the Black Crowes, spewing political commentary. At least not on stage. “I keep being positive, I keep thinking there’s a sour-faced, hate-filled, …

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THIS GUY WENT FROM HOMELESS TO TOP OF THE MUSIC CHARTS AT 66

Five years ago, Queens native Doug Seegers was a homeless country musician busking on the streets of Nashville. That’s when a Swedish documentary crew filmed him singing his rueful song “Going Down to the River” and booked him a recording session at Johnny Cash’s old studio. Now Seegers, 66, is one of Scandinavia’s biggest stars: …

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A Brief History of Willie Nelson & Frank Sinatra’s Bromance

On September 14th, Willie Nelson will release My Way, an album-length tribute to Frank Sinatra. While the concept of a Sinatra tribute LP isn’t new, Nelson’s approach is: He finds new, inventive ways to phrase songs like “Summer Wind” and “My Way,” both in his vocal melodies and with his famous gut-stringed acoustic, Trigger. “I …

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Chris Cornell

Late Soundgarden and Audioslave singer Chris Cornell is set to be immortalised with a statue in his native Seattle. Chris’s widow Vicky Cornell commissioned Nick Marra to create the life-size bronze statue having been impressed with his sculpture of Anton Yelchin at Hollywood Forever Cemetery, which is 40-feet away from Chris’s resting place. Depicting Chris …

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