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LISTEN: This week's top alternative songs, according to the weekly Billboard chart.

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Yoko Ono unveils Ellis Island tapestry dedicated to John Lennon

The tapestry was commissioned by Art For Amnesty to thank Ono for donating royalties from covers of Lennon's solo songs to Amnesty International.

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Courtney Love wants Kurt Cobain’s death records sealed

Kurt Cobain's widow and daughter are petitioning a Seattle judge to keep gruesome death-scene photos and police records relating to the Nirvana frontman's 1994 death sealed.

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HBO documentary, concert special to focus on U2

The Irish rockers are set to take fans behind the scenes of their current iNNOCENCE + eXPERIENCE world tour.

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Watch 1,000 people play ‘Learn to Fly’

This is the most amazing Foo Fighters tribute band ever.

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The Gaslight Anthem taking hiattus

The rockers will be going on an indefinite break following their upcoming European tour.

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Rolling Stones rocker Keith Richards to be subject of new documentary

"Keith Richards: Under the Influence" will premiere on Netflix in September.

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Ed Sheeran lands role in Medieval drama

The "Thinking Out Loud" hitmaker has revealed he is set to join the cast of a new series about a 14th-century warrior who gives up fighting to become an executioner.

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Sam Smith calls vocal chord surgery a ‘blessing’

The "Stay With Me" hitmaker says the medical drama was a blessing in disguise as it gave him perspective on his fast rise to fame.

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Dave Grohl credits Led Zeppelin for helping him heal leg

The Foo Fighters frontman is regaining the strength in his broken leg with a rigorous physiotherapy routine.

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WATCH: Lady Gaga joins U2 onstage for ‘Ordinary Love’

The "Poker Face" hitmaker joined the band onstage in a very Gaga-like outfit, to play piano and provide vocals.

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Bono launches sunglasses line to raise money for vision initiative

The U2 frontman is partnering with a charity to help provide better eye care to the poor.

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Watch Ryan Adams cover the Foo Fighters

The rocker pays tribute to Foo Fighters frontman Dave Grohl and performs a beautiful cover of "Times Like These."

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Seattle teen uncovers photos from Nirvana’s first gig

Maggie Poukkula, 19, found the 1987 photos in one of her father's books and she has thrilled fans of the band by sharing them via Twitter.

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Watch Ed Sheeran help his friend pull off the perfect proposal

The "Thinking Out Loud" hitmaker helped a friend pop the question and all he got in return was a little KFC.

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Neil Young fined $10K for breaking curfew

The veteran rocker took to the stage in Michigan and ended his set with an extra long, two-song encore.

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An artful new groove for vinyl

They aren't your father's vinyl records ... well, actually, they might be.

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WATCH: Boy George and Jack Black team up for The Doors tribute

The Culture Club star and the actor/rocker formed an unlikely duo when they teamed up for a performance of "Hello, I Love You" with The Doors guitarist Robby Krieger.

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This week’s top alternative tracks

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