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U2 Albums Ranked in Order of Awesomeness
Whether you've been with U2 since their post-punk beginnings or first heard of them when you deleted 'Songs of Innocence' from your iPhone, their legacy is secure.
15 Years Ago: U2 Remember Who They Are With ‘All That You Can’t Leave Behind’
After releasing a pair of offbeat and avant garde albums in the mid-'90s, U2 returned to anthemic rock and mainstream adoration thanks in part to one "Beautiful Day."
Ethiopian Students Are Learning English From Pearl Jam’s ‘Even Flow’
Peace Corps' Matt Westerberg: "At first it was all just a joke, but after awhile, the students began to really build confidence through learning the song."
Bon Iver’s Justin Vernon Guests in the New Song from Megafaun’s Phil Cook, ‘Ain’t It Sweet’
The two were bandmates in groups DeYarmond Edison and the Shouting Matches.
Bada Bing: ‘The Sopranos’ Soundtrack Will Finally Be Released on Vinyl
Eight years after the series finale, the incredible soundtrack featuring R.L. Burnside, Frank Sinatra and Bob Dylan will be released on vinyl.
Watch Mumford & Sons, Mark Hoppus + Tom Morello Play Blink 182’s ‘What’s My Age Again?’
Morello also performed a cover of Bruce Springsteen's "Ghost Of Tom Joad."
Paul Thomas Anderson Made a Documentary About Radiohead’s Jonny Greenwood
The documentary follows Greenwood on a trip to India where he recorded an album with Israeli composer Shye Ben Tzur.
Courtney Love Had Doubts About Kurt Cobain’s Suicide
A recent biography about Alice in Chains says that Love had doubts about whether Cobain's death was actually a suicide, as it was determined.
Kendrick Lamar, Jack White + Others Up For MTV Video Music Awards
Don't worry: Rock and roll is well represented, thanks to the likes of Jack White, Hozier, Arctic Monkeys, the Weeknd, Florence + the Machine and others.
Dave Grohl Joins Paul McCartney On Stage, Performs ‘I Saw Her Standing There’
The cameo wasn't even the most notable part of last night's show: McCartney performed his solo track "Temporary Secretary" live for the first time.
Foo Fighters Share Video Documenting Record Store Day Performance in Ohio
Dave Grohl was the Record Store Day Ambassador for 2015, and his schedule was packed, but his reign culminated in an intimate Foo Fighters performance.
Simple Minds Perform For ‘Breakfast Club’ Tribute at Billboard Music Awards
The Billboard Music Awards honors the biggest music stars of today and the future, but this year's ceremonies also spent some time looking back.