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Bob Dylan Testifies for Chrysler in Super Bowl Ad
We all knew that Bob Dylan's music would appear in two Super Bowl commercials this year, but what we didn't know was how strongly -- and clearly -- he would verbally testify on behalf of the American auto industry in one of them.
Red Hot Chili Peppers Burn About 10,000 Calories During Super Bowl Halftime Show
No, they didn't play a 45-minute version of Led Zeppelin's 'Dazed and Confused.' In fact, the Red Hot Chili Peppers did exactly what you probably expected them to do as the special guests of the Super Bowl halftime show -- play 'Give it Away' while bouncing around like …
Loverboy, Dee Snider Lead ’80s Riot in Radio Shack Super Bowl Ad
Loverboy's 'Working for the Weekend' and Twisted Sister singer Dee Snider are among the '80s stars leading an attack on a Radio Shack store in a new Super Bowl commercial.
Black Sabbath ‘Too Fast’ for Ellen DeGeneres in Super Bowl Commerical
Black Sabbath's 'Paranoid' has turned up in a 2014 Super Bowl commercial starring talk show host Ellen DeGeneres as a modern-day Goldilocks looking for dance music.
Motley Crue Announce ‘The Final Tour’
Motley Crue have officially announced 'The Final Tour,' a 72-date farewell trek across the U.S. and Canada that will feature Alice Cooper as their special guest. The band is expected to spend the next two years circling the globe before hanging it up for good.
When an All-Star Grammy Finale With Lindsey Buckingham Got Cut Short by Ads
Fleetwood Mac's Lindsey Buckingham joined two modern day rock bands for an abbreviated appearance at the 2014 Grammys.
Led Zeppelin, Black Sabbath Win Rock, Metal Grammys
Black Sabbath and Led Zeppelin each won an award at the Grammys' annual Pre-Telecast Ceremony this evening. Which is something that probably should have happened in 1974, but whatever we'll take it.
Paul McCartney, Rolling Stones Win Packaging, Surround Sound Grammys
The Rolling Stones and Paul McCartney each won awards for their big packages at the Grammy Pre-Telecast Ceremony today. Hang on, it's not as dirty as it sounds...
The Beatles Presented with Grammy Lifetime Achievement Award
The Beatles were presented with a long-overdue Lifetime Achievement Award at a special pre-Grammy Special Merit Award ceremony held on Saturday afternoon.
Bono Makes Out With Amy Poehler, U2 Wins Golden Globe Award
U2 won a trophy for Best Original Song last night at the Golden Globe Awards, but it's unlikely that's what lead singer Bono will remember when he looks back on the evening years later.
Christine McVie to Rejoin Fleetwood Mac
"This is the worst kept secret there is, but Christine McVie will be rejoining Fleetwood Mac." That's the way drummer Mick Fleetwood broke some very good -- and not entirely unexpected -- news to a concert crowd in Hawaii last night.
Don Everly on Phil Everly’s Death: ‘I Always Thought I’d Be the One to Go First’
Don Everly has issued his first comments following Friday night's death of his brother and musical partner Phil Everly -- and says he knew Phil was gone before anybody told him.