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Bob Dylan Working on New Album

Bob Dylan is working on a new album. The 72-year-old singer has treated fans on his website bobdylan.com by posting a cover of Frank Sinatra's Full Moon & Empty Hearts, which will reportedly be featured on his 36th studio album. A spokesperson for the musician told Rolling Stone, "This track is definitely from a forthcoming album due later on this year," which will be the follow-up to Tempest, which was released in 2012. The song …

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Morrissey Posts His First Tweets

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Posted by Andru Edwards
Categories: Artist News, Upcoming Releases, Rock,

Morrissey has started using Twitter. The "First Of The Gang To Die" singer joined the social media site in June 2009 but only posted his first message last night, writing, "Hello. Testing, 1, 2, 3. Planet Earth, are you there? One can only hope... [sic]." The post has already been re-tweeted more than 14,000 times and he followed the tweet by, "Follow, follow, follow. Twitter is the perfect metaphor for...something. Dunno what [sic]." The 54-year-old …

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Morrissey Attacked on Stage as He Kicks Off Tour

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Posted by Andru Edwards
Categories: Artist News, Concerts / Tours, Rock,

Morrissey was attacked on stage as he kicked off his North American tour last night. The former Smiths frontman performed at San Jose's City National Civic and was mobbed by fans during a stage invasion at the end of the show, after a number of people from the audience went up to hug the star. He ignored them and carried on singing "One Day Goodbye Will Be Farewell" until fans started slamming into him and …

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Coldplay to Release Another Album Next Year

Coldplay is planning to release another album next year. The "Paradise" hitmakers, whose new record Ghost Stories will be released next month and is a departure from their usual sound, are reportedly planning a more commercial follow-up album in 2015. "Ghost Stories is sort of a low-key release for Coldplay, if that's possible. It's their chance to try out some different ideas on a smaller scale before coming back next year with a more traditional …

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Johnny Depp to Reform Rock Band

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Posted by Andru Edwards
Categories: Artist News, Gossip, Reunions, Rumors, Rock,

Johnny Depp is planning to reunite with his old band. The 50-year-old star is reportedly planning on putting his acting career on hold so that he can get back together with his former band The Kids, whom he split from 30 years ago. "It's something he's wanted to do for a while. He's a frustrated rocker and for all the success he's had as an actor, he still wishes he could make it in the …

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Kurt Cobain Inspires New Comic Book

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Posted by Andru Edwards
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Kurt Cobain has inspired a new comic book. The late Nirvana frontman will have his life documented in a new animated biography - which documents the rock singer's rise to fame and battle with drugs in his last few years. The book, entitled Tribute: Kurt Cobain, will be released on April 9, to coincide with the anniversary of Kurt's death on April 4, 1994, after he committed suicide. "Not only is this a great way …

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Marcus Mumford to Pen Unheard Bob Dylan Tracks

Marcus Mumford is using unheard Bob Dylan lyrics for a new project. The Mumford and Sons frontman has penned new words to unfinished tracks written by the legendary folk singer in the late sixties during his The Basement Tapes period, for a new album entitled Lost On The River: The New Basement Tapes. "These are not B-level Dylan lyrics. They're lyrics he just never got around to finishing," producer T Bone Burnett - who also …

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Kurt Cobain’s Home Could Become a Museum

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Kurt Cobain's childhood home could be turned into a museum. Fans of the late Nirvana singer have joined a campaign to raise money to turn the property in Aberdeen, Washington into a tourist attraction. The "Numb" singer's mother, Wendy O'Connor, put the bungalow on the market last year for $500,000, even though it was only valued for about $67,000 and now fan journalist Jaime Dunkle has now set up a page on website GoFundMe to …

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Rolling Stones Postpone Australia Shows

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Posted by Robin Paulson
Categories: Concerts / Tours, Gossip, Rock,

Due to the apparent suicide of Mick Jagger's longtime partner L'Wren Scott, The Rolling Stones have canceled the remainder of their concerts Down Under until further notice. "The Rolling Stones are deeply sorry and disappointed to announce the postponement of the rest of their 14 ON FIRE tour of Australia and New Zealand following the death of L’Wren Scott... Mick Jagger, Keith Richards, Charlie Watts and Ronnie Wood wish to thank all of their fans …

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Miley Cyrus and Flaming Lips Record Beatles Cover

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Miley Cyrus and Flaming Lips are recording a Beatles cover. The "Adore" hitmaker and the rock band have announced they have teamed up in the studio and are in the process of creating their own version of the 1967 hit "Lucy In The Sky With Diamonds." Frontman Wayne Coyne took to Instagram yesterday to announce the collaboration. He posted a picture of Miley, 21, in the studio, accompanied with the caption, "Miley in the studio …

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