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ZZ Top’s more recent album La Futura was a long time coming. more

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The first time Yes drummer Alan White had to play songs from the 1973 album Close To The Edge, it was under less than ideal circumstances. He was replacing Bill more

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When Nanobots arrived on March 5, it became the 16th album the duo of John Flansburgh and John Linnell has released as They Might Be Giants over their more

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Edwin Congreave says that Foals recent third album, Holy Fire, was easily the least stressful and smoothest album the group has made. “This album, we made it in London,” the keyboardist says. “We were living kind of at home more

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It would seem only natural that Carrie Rodriguez would have made the move into songwriting and being a solo artist in her own right after playing fiddle as a sideman for other artists. After all, as the daughter of acclaimed more

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After leaning on his stage persona, guitar great Joe Satriani sought to express a truer version of himself on his latest album. more

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Starset’s Dustin Bates was on track for a successful career in robotics before music intervened. more

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Ahead of their Big Snow Show performance at the Rave, Cold War Kids frontman Nathan Willett discusses balancing the band’s distinctive sound with their growing pop ambitions. more

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Aesop Rock is well aware there aren’t many rappers over 40-years-old mining new territory. He hopes to buck that trend. Now, with the recent release of his new album, The Impossible Kid, he appears poised to further expand his audience. more

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A.C. Newman explains that The New Pornographers weren’t trying to chase trends with their keyboard-heavy latest album. more

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A planned reunion of Megadeth’s classic lineup didn’t work out quite the way that Dave Muscatine hoped. more

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The soulful Boston rock band Lake Street Dive relished taking risks on their latest album, Side Pony. more

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The eclectic alternative duo Twenty One Pilots did their best to tune out outside input going into their sophomore album. more

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Following a controversial 2015, this year’s Warped Tour will feature veteran acts like New Found Glory, Yellowcard, Less Than Jake, Sum 41 and Reel Big Fish. more

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Bob Weir had been considering his latest Dead spinoff band even before the group’s “Fare Thee Well” shows. more

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For as inventive and daring as the new Alabama Shakes album sounds, the band says there was little planned or calculated about the way the music developed. more

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After two hit albums that were musical works-in-progress, the Kentucky-based band Cage The Elephant has hit its stride in recent years. The band’s produced a new album, Tell Me I’m Pretty, and will be performing at Milwaukee’s Eagle Ballroo... more

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“I wasn’t scared of what people were going to think,” 1975’s Matt Healy says of the band’s bold new album. more

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The New Orleans ensemble Galactic looks to the future on their latest record, Into The Deep. more

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A near-death experience brought Blasters veterans Dave and Phil Alvin back together again. They perform a live concert together at Shank Hall on Thursday, March 17. more

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Blues-rocker Tommy Castro approached his latest album almost as if it was a live recording. more

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Ahead of his concert with Lyle Lovett, John Hiatt explains how he never set out to make his latest album. more

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Primus reimagined a beloved children’s film for their latest album, one of their oddest yet. more

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The man behind Awolnation, Aaron Bruno delights in proving his critics wrong. more

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ZZ Top’s more recent album La Futura was a long time coming. more

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