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How to Be a ‘Beta Male’ — With Comedian Kumail Nanjiani

Kumail Nanjiani is more than fine with never being the person in charge.

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Robbie Robertson On His New Book and Finding New Greatness in the Band

It's not just that the Band's classic 1972 live recording 'Rock of Ages' only scratched the surface of what the group did over four concerts during the final week of the previous year at New York City's Academy of Music. Turns out, guitarist/co-producer Robbie Robertson never liked how the original sounded.

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Ultimate Classic Rock
Ultimate Classic Rock
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Def Leppard’s Phil Collen Performs at World Music Show

There was plenty of "hysteria" generated at the University of Laverne outside of Los Angeles on Aug. 17 when Def Leppard lead guitarist Phil Collen joined internationally acclaimed cultural artist Yukiko Matsuyama.

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Another Lost Year To Rock Casper’s 2013 Fireworks Festival [INTERVIEW, VIDEO]

Every year, we feature some killer bands at the Fireworks Festival, and this year, we've stepped it up a notch. We'll feature 3 bands with Casper/Wyoming ties, and one band that heralds all the way from North Carolina - Another Lost Year. I had a chance to BS with their front-man Clinton, and after our conversation, I'm psyched to see them tear up our stage. Check out the interview below, then watch the video of them performing their top tune "War On The Inside" at the end. (By the way, a big thanks goes out to our own Ian Delap for typing all of this up...Ian's band Good Morning Tonight will also be playing the festival.)

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DAYMOND JOHN
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Daymond John Goes Beyond the ‘Shark Tank’ [INTERVIEW]

Daymond John is a modern renaissance man. The founder, president and CEO of FUBU is an accomplished motivational speaker, business mentor, entrepreneur, fashion icon, television personality, best-selling author and an investor on the hit ABC reality show 'Shark Tank', where he’s emerged as a fan favorite.

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Martyn Atkins
Martyn Atkins
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Jeff Lynne: ‘I Haven’t Given Up the Idea of’ Touring

Jeff Lynne has contributed a wealth of important influence to the world of recording over the decades that he’s been engaged in making music. If the albums crafted with Electric Light Orchestra had been his sole contribution as an artist, it still would have been an impressive legacy to leave behind.

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Todd Rundgren
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Todd Rundgren On ‘Maximizing the Sonic Realm Available To Me’

 

Todd Rundgren spent the better part of 2012 addressing the varied nature of his recording career with tour dates that appropriately promised an “unpredictable” evening of music from the veteran singer/songwriter and producer. Rundgren fans have learned to expect th

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Inside the New Journey Documentary ‘Don’t Stop Believin’: Everyman’s Journey’ With Director Ramona Diaz

The story of Journey finding their latest lead singer Arnel Pineda on YouTube is a tale that’s both well-known at this point, and hugely inspirational to others hoping that perhaps a similar type of rock star fame might someday come their way.

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The Eagles
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New Documentary Reminds the Eagles How Funny They Used to Be

There were many things that jumped out to Eagles co-founder Glenn Frey as he waded through hours of homemade archival video footage from the '70s, which would eventually become the heart of the new, no-holds-barred documentary on the seminal Southern California band, 'History of the Eagles Part 1.'

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Exclusive: Guitarist Earl Slick Reveals New David Bowie Album Details

Earl Slick needs no introduction. A killer rhythm guitarist and long-time David Bowie collaborator, the 60-year-old played on John Lennon’s ‘Double Fantasy,’ has recorded with Ian Hunter and played in the post-Stray Cats group Phantom, Rocker & Slick.

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Doobie Brothers’ Tom Johnston Reflects on ‘Listen to the Music’ at 40

In 1972, the infectious strumming riff that opened ‘Listen to the Music’ introduced fans to the uniquely American sound of the Doobie Brothers. Their blend of rock and R&B produced a string of hits throughout the next decade. At age 40, ‘Listen to the Music’ remains a classic rock radio staple and the Doobies -- with founding members Tom Johnston and Patrick Simmons -- still maintain a busy tour schedule.

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Stephen Lynch is ‘the Beyonce of Scandinavia’ [INTERVIEW]

Stephen Lynch is a New York guy who's established himself as a highly-successful musical comedy performer for the past 12 years. But while most would pin him as a comedian, Stephen identifies as a songwriter-- a clever and hilarious one at that.

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