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‘Goodnight Brooklyn’ Clip: SXSW Docu Charts Final Days Of Legendary Venue Death By Audio

EXCLUSIVE: From 2004 to 2014, the legendary Brooklyn music venue Death by Audio provided an all ages, DIY place for some of the best indie rock of its era. Alas, the venue fell victim to New York’s rapid gentrification and was forced to close as the neighborhood was tranformed by sky high-priced developments. Show More Summary

These Teen Stars Are So Freakin' Fashionable, It's Basically Unfair

At an age where we were still trying to transition out of our phase of doubling up on polos, Kiernan Shipka, Willow Smith, and Zendaya are sitting front row at Fashion Week. They're rocking designer duds on the red carpet. And, mostShow More Summary

George Martin Dies; Beatles Producer Was 90

Sir George Martin - the legendary music producer whose work with rock's most iconic band earned him the title "the Fifth Beatle" - has passed away at the age of 90. According to a statement from his manager, Adam Sharp, Martin "passed...Show More Summary

Israeli soldier says it is his job to frighten 5-year-old Palestinians

An Israeli soldier in occupied Hebron tells a volunteer for the International Solidarity Movement that it is his job to intimidate Palestinian children of five years of age so that they don't throw rocks at him in ten years' time.

Alice Cooper Shares Five Songs He Wishes He Wrote, Surprisingly Including Some ‘Modern’ Bands

Veteran rocker Alice Cooper has been in the news most often lately for dissing the bands of the modern age, claiming that they don’t deserve to be categorized as “rock n’ roll.” While many have likened Alice Cooper’s criticisms to a grandpa complaining about “kids today and their terrible music,” he demonstrated some musical humility... Show More Summary

Great Job, Internet!: “Rocket 88,” the first rock song ever, turns 65 today

By some accounts, rock ’n’ roll music has officially reached retirement age as of today. Though such matters are eternally in dispute, numerous music historians have cited “Rocket 88” by Jackie Brenston And His Delta Cats, recorded March 3, 1951 in Memphis, Tennessee, as the very first rock song ever committed to vinyl. Show More Summary

Stone Age 'Baby Hands' May Be Reptilian

When the site of Wadi Sura II was discovered in Egypt's Western Desert in 2002, researchers were taken aback at the thousands of decorations painted on the walls of the rock shelter as much as 8,000 years earlier. Not only are thereShow More Summary

The Age of a Mountain versus the Age of (the rocks of) a Mountain: Arriving in Death Valley National Park

2 months agoAcademics / Geology : Geotripper

Death Valley is the largest national park in the lower 48 states, and in fact is bigger than several states. It preserves some of the most spectacular corners of the Basin and Range province, a region that extends from eastern California, all of Nevada, and half of Utah. Show More Summary

Can Chris Rock Win an Emmy for the Oscars?

Chris Rock's hilarious, poignant opening Oscars monologue was one for the ages, but there's no guarantee that he'll win an Emmy—or even be nominated for one—in September for his work. That's because the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences...Show More Summary

Nikki Reed Attends Independent Spirit Awards With Ian Somerhalder, Talks Getting Belly Button Pierced At Age 8

Nikki Reed and Ian Somerhalder were definitely one of the best-looking couples on the blue carpet at the Independent Spirit Awards on Saturday night. Nikki really embraced her own independent spirit by rocking a beautiful Boho gown, and she came to the event with a pretty impressive accessory on her arm: The Vampire Diaries star... Show More Summary

The gospel-singing, guitar-shredding woman who invented rock and roll

c. 1950 Tharpe sings in a studio for a televised performance. Image: Gerard Landau/INA/Getty Images Born to Arkansas cotton pickers in 1915, Rosetta Nubin first began singing and playing guitar at the age of four. Soon she was playing in a traveling evangelical troupe alongside her mother and being hailed as nothing short of miraculous. Show More Summary

Readers' Poll: The 10 Best Bruce Springsteen Songs of the 1980s

Very few 1970s rock stars adapted to the 1980s as effortlessly as Bruce Springsteen. While many of his peers struggled to find their way in the MTV age, Springsteen managed to reach a level of extreme popularity that even he probably couldn't have imagined — especially during the peak of Born to...

‘Dirty Dancing’: Colt Prattes To Play Johnny In ABC Remake

EXCLUSIVE: After a very lengthy talent search, singer/dancer/actor Colt Prattes (Rock of Ages) has landed the male lead in ABC/Lionsgate TV’s Dirty Dancing, taking on the iconic Johnny role played by Patrick Swayze in the original film. Like...Show More Summary

30 Rock Actress' Effort to Lure Young Voters to Clinton Falls Flat

Millennials haven't been kind to Hillary Clinton so far in the race for the Democratic presidential nomination. In Iowa, Sen. Bernie Sanders won the support of 84 percent of voters under age 30, to just 14 percent for Clinton. In New...Show More Summary

Elizabeth Warren Clarifies a Senator’s Job in the Wake of Supreme Court Justice Scalia’s Death

3 months agoHumor / odd : Geekosystem

If you've been living under a rock for the past few days, you may not have heard that Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia has passed away at age 79. When stuff like this happens in government, they don't really get the luxury of dealing with the death before they have to decide things like replacements and whatnot. Show More Summary

Hear This: “I Can Be Afraid Of Anything” is maximalist rock music for the ages

In Hear This, The A.V. Club writers sing the praises of songs they know well. This week, in honor of The Grammys, we’re stumping for songs we think should have been nominated for “Song Of The Year.” The World Is A Beautiful Place & I...Show More Summary

‘Vinyl’ Premiere Recap: Drugs, Rock ‘n’ Roll, and Grisly Murder

I guess it’s inevitable that a music drama from Martin Scorsese, as channeled through HBO in our age of prestige TV, is going to feel more like Goodfellas or The Wolf of Wall Street than like The Last Waltz. But as understandable asShow More Summary

Young Women Prefer Sanders to Clinton and It Has Nothing to Do With Impressing the Boys

It's no great secret that young women in the Democratic Party prefer Bernie Sanders to Hillary Clinton. Just last month, USA Today/Rock the Vote's poll found that Democratic and independent women between the ages of 18 and 34 favor Senator Sanders by nearly 20 percentage points. Show More Summary

Newswire: Iggy Pop says he’s probably “closing up” after his next album

Rock legend and former Stooge Iggy Pop says his next album—which he’s recording and touring on with Josh Homme, of Queens Of The Stone Age and Eagles Of Death Metal—will likely be his last. Pop made the statement during an interviewShow More Summary

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