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Jack White slides into baseball business

The former White Stripes frontman has joined forces with professional baseball player Ian Kinsler to co-invest in Warstic, a sporting goods company which designs baseball bats, gear and apparel.

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Pearl Jam, Boston latest bands to cancel shows in North Carolina

U.S. rock bands Pearl Jam and Boston have canceled shows in North Carolina over a new state law they call discriminatory against transgender people.

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3 weeks ago

The Lumineers’ ‘Cleopatra’ debuts at No. 1

The folk-rock band shot to the top of the U.K. album chart on Friday with its second studio release, and on Sunday, "Cleopatra" gave the stars their first number one on America's Billboard 200 countdown.

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3 weeks ago

Hundreds of new releases, performances to highlight Record Store Day

Everybody from Anthrax and Justin Bieber to Willie Nelson and The Weeknd are getting into the action for the eighth annual Record Store Day.

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Bob Dylan-inspired drama series in development

The characters from Bob Dylan's songs are set to be brought to life in a new drama series.

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Mumford & Sons donate North Carolina gig proceeds to LGBTQ charity

The British rockers have opted to honor their scheduled show in the state, while others, like Ringo Starr and Bruce Springsteen, have scrapped gigs to protest recently-passed legislation, which forces transgender people to use gender-specific restrooms.

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Vinyl records could be heading back to their glory days

Sales of vinyl records have reached their highest level for 20 years and could be on track to return to the glory days of the Long Player in the late 1980s.

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The Black Keys regret inducting Steve Miller into Rock Hall

Longtime Steve Miller fans Dan Auerbach and Patrick Carney took to the stage at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, New York to pay tribute to Miller, but the veteran singer was far from happy with the honor and launched into a scathing rant about the Hall of Fame organizers backstage.

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3 weeks ago

St. Vincent to make directorial debut

The singer/songwriter is poised to make her directorial debut with a horror anthology film.

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Bono thinks Amy Schumer, Chris Rock can fight ISIS

The U2 frontman spoke before Congress, saying that laughter could be an effective weapon against extremist groups.

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3 weeks ago

Adele has best-selling album as global music revenue rises

The British singer's "25" sold 17.4 million copies — five times more than the runner up.

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Led Zeppelin’s Plant, Page to face ‘Stairway to Heaven’ trial

Led Zeppelin's lead singer Robert Plant and guitarist Jimmy Page must face a jury trial over whether they stole opening chords for their 1971 classic "Stairway to Heaven."

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4 weeks ago

The Weeknd leads Billboard nods

The Canadian singer lands mentions in categories including Top Artist, Top Male Artist, Top R&B Artist, Top Billboard 200 Album and Top R&B Album for "Beauty Behind the Madness."

Inductees Robin Zander, left, and Bun E. Carlos from Cheap Trick perform at the 31st Annual Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony at the Barclays Center on Friday, April 8, 2016, in New York. (Photo by Charles Sykes/Invision/AP)

4 weeks ago

PHOTOS: 2016 Rock Hall inductions

Some of the biggest names in the music industry gathered to honor the 31st class of inductees into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.

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4 weeks ago

Rock Hall welcomes 2016 class

Chicago, Deep Purple, Cheap Trick, Steve Miller, and California rappers N.W.A. were all honored during a ceremony in NYC.

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4 weeks ago

Bob Dylan, Paul Simon plan albums

Two music icons will each be releasing albums in the coming months.

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