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New Releases: Lynyrd Skynyrd, Kiss, The Kinks & Joe Strummer

Let’s take a look at this week’s albums, reissues and other musical goodies from classic artists making musical waves yet again.

08/24/2012

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Steely Dan’s Donald Fagen Announces Solo Album ‘Sunken Condos’

One half of Steely Dan, Donald Fagen, has announced his fourth solo record, titled “Sunken Condos.”

08/16/2012

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Devo Gets Political With Song About Mitt Romney’s Dog

Mitt Romney has been hard-pressed to live down a now-infamous road trip to Canada in 1983, in which he strapped his dog Seamus to the roof of his station wagon in a kennel for what he thought was a suitable transportation method for 12 hours. But eccentric new-wavers Devo, like the political left, are not letting the Republican presidential candidate forget about the debacle any time soon.

08/15/2012

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New Releases: Tributes To Fleetwood Mac, Supertramp & More

Let’s take a look at this week’s albums, reissues and other musical goodies from classic artists making musical waves yet again.

08/14/2012

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‘Tempest’ To Reveal A Darker Side Of Bob Dylan

“Tempest,” Bob Dylan’s 35th studio album due out this fall, is said to show the darker side of Dylan. He originally set out to make a religious album, but in the end, he created something deeper and darker than he intended.

08/02/2012

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Pet Shop Boys Honor Robin Gibb With Bee Gees Cover

Pet Shop Boys will put their synth-pop spin on the Bee Gees’ “I Started a Joke” on their upcoming EP, Winner, out August 6th.

07/26/2012

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New Beatles Compilation Features Liner Notes From Dave Grohl

A new Beatles compilation celebrating the Fab Four’s “most powerful rock songs,” titled Tomorrow Never Knows, hits iTunes exclusively today. Though there’s obviously no new music here, the album’s digital packaging does include a new note from Dave Grohl, Foo Fighters frontman.

07/24/2012

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The Beach Boys Beat The Beatles’ Album Chart Record

This week, The Beach Boys returned to the Billboard 200 album chart with their highest debut ever, for their new album That’s Why God Made The Radio. The album came in at No. 3 and […]

06/15/2012

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Lionel Richie Holds Down No. 1 Spot on Album Chart For Second Week

When ’80s pop icons Madonna and Lionel Richie both released new albums on March 5, it was no surprise when the Material Girl topped the charts the following week just ahead of the former Commodores […]

04/25/2012

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Rush Announces Steampunk Concept Album “Clockwork Angels”

As expected, prog-rockers Rush will return with their first album in five years this spring. On Wednesday, the Canadian trio behind hits like “Tom Sawyer” revealed that their 19th album, Clockwork Angels, will be released […]

04/11/2012

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