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Peter Frampton tosses fan’s phone during concert

The rocker loses his cool and stops his show to take an unruly fan's cell phone.

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Veteran rockers, retro songs dominate Billboard charts

In a blast from the past, retro music and veteran rockers are on top of the weekly Billboard 200 album chart.

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Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers land first No. 1 album

The band is celebrating its first album to top the Billboard 200 in 37 years playing together.

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Grammy-winning folk duo The Civil Wars breaking up

The formal announcement comes after an extended hiatus.

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Johnny Depp takes on music of Bob Dylan

The actor is set to show off his musical skills on a new record based on the unfinished songs of Bob Dylan.

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Ben Folds forced to move from studio he tried to save

Ben Folds says his studio on Nashville's Music Row is threatened by "hasty development."

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Jack White’s ‘Lazaretto’ vinyl release sets record

The rocker shatters a 20-year-old record, selling more than 60,000 copies to date.

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Former Sonic Youth stars form new group

Former Sonic Youth star Thurston Moore has reunited with his former bandmate Steve Shelley to create a new group.

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Singer/songwriter Sia is a married woman

The Australian "Chandelier" hitmaker married her filmmaker fiancé in California on Saturday.

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CHART TOPPERS: This week’s top alternative tracks

LISTEN: This week's top alt tracks, according to the latest Billboard chart.

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Jenny Lewis launches wine brand

Bottles of "The Voyager" retail at $29.99 and come with a download coupon for Lewis' new music.

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Lorde curating ‘Hunger Games’ soundtrack

The 17-year-old pop star is recording a single for the third installment of the franchise.

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PHOTOS: Inside Michael Jackson’s Neverland Ranch

Five years after the King of Pop's death, his iconic California home is about to be sold.

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Jack White walks off stage, throws first pitch in Detroit

The Detroit native reportedly walked off stage during a performance at the Fox Theatre.

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Jimmy Page climbs alternative ‘Stairway to Heaven’

A lost version of the hit song will be released as part of the band's remastered "IV" album.

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Beck launches designer glasses with ‘Song Reader’

Beck can add eyewear designer to his resumé.

Win Butler and Reed Parry of Arcade Fire perform at the 2014 Big Day Out Festival.

Arcade Fire confused by fans’ love for free downloads

Arcade Fire are baffled by the avalanche of online file-sharing because fans will regularly buy expensive coffee but expect to get records for free.

FILE- This is a 1967 handout image from Parlophone of The British group, The Beatles,. From left, are: Ringo Starr, John Lennon, Paul McCartney; and George Harrison. The woman who as a child was the basis for the Beatles song "Lucy in the Sky with Diamonds" is gravely ill. It was thought by many at the time that the psychedelic song from Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Heart Club Band was a paean to LSD because of the initials in the title, but it was actually based on a drawing that John Lennon's young son Julian brought home from school. He told his father the drawing was of Lucy in the sky with diamonds. Lucy Vodden, now living in Surrey just outside of London _ drifted apart after schoolyard days, but they have gotten back in touch as Lennon has tried to help Vodden cope with Lupus, a life-threatening disease.

The Beatles wanted to film ‘Lord of the Rings’

Peter Jackson reveals John Lennon could have played Gollum in a Stanley Kubrick directed LOTR adaptation.

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CHART TOPPERS: This week’s top alternative tracks

LISTEN: This week's top alt tracks, according to the latest Billboard charts.

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Paul McCartney recording with Alice Cooper, Joe Perry

The Beatle is recording new material with fellow rockers and a movie star.

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