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Listen to Franz Ferdinand’s New Album ‘Always Ascending’
Franz Ferdinand are streaming their new album “Always Ascending,” their first release without guitarist Nick McCarthy.
Weezer Confirm ‘The Black Album’ Release Date
The follow-up to the unplanned LP “Pacific Daydream” will arrive on May 25.
‘Mind-Blowing’ Unheard Prince Music Coming Soon
Troy Carter, who represents Prince's estate, has confirmed “gems” have been discovered in Paisley Park's archive, and will soon be released.
Listen to Franz Ferdinand’s New Song, ‘Lazy Boy’
The Scottish band will release 'Always Ascending,' their first album in five years, next month.
Pearl Jam Confirm U.S. Baseball Stadium Shows
Pearl Jam have confirmed a short run of U.S. baseball stadium tour dates that were leaked on their website last week.
Partial Smiths Reunion Concerts Canceled
Classically Smiths shows abandoned after Mike Joyce quits over Andy Rourke dispute.
Dolores O’Riordan Laid to Rest
Cranberries singer hailed for "excellent performance in the gig of life itself" in live broadcast funeral before private family burial.
Neil Diamond Retires From Touring As Result of Parkinson’s Disease
Veteran singer says illness has made it “difficult to travel and perform,” but he aims to continue writing and recording.
David Byrne Announces ‘Reasons to Be Cheerful’ Lecture Tour
David Byrne will give free talks about “encouraging things that are happening in the world” ahead of the 'American Utopia' album launch.
Former Smiths Members Reuniting for Orchestral Shows
Andy Rourke, Mike Joyce and Craig Gannon announce three U.K. concerts under the banner "Classically Smiths" and aim to tour the show later.