Rock music

August 16, 2018 - 4:30 pm
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Jill Janus, lead singer of the heavy metal band Huntress, has died. A statement from Janus' bandmates and family released Thursday through publicist Alexandra Greenberg said Janus had long struggled with mental illness, and killed herself outside Portland, Oregon on Tuesday...
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FILE - In this March 13, 1972 file photo, Aretha Franklin holds her Grammy Award for Best Rhythm and Blue performance of the song "Bridge Over Troubled Waters," in New York. Franklin died Thursday, Aug. 16, 2018 at her home in Detroit. She was 76. (AP Photo/Dave Pickoff, File)
August 16, 2018 - 11:55 am
NEW YORK (AP) — The clarity and the command. The daring and the discipline. The thrill of her voice and the truth of her emotions. Like the best actors and poets, nothing came between how Aretha Franklin felt and what she could express, between what she expressed and how we responded. Blissful on...
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FILE - In this Jan. 19, 1993 file photo, singer Aretha Franklin performs at the inaugural gala for President Bill Clinton in Washington. Franklin died Thursday, Aug. 16, 2018 at her home in Detroit. She was 76. (AP Photo/Amy Sancetta, File)
August 16, 2018 - 8:07 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Aretha Franklin, the undisputed "Queen of Soul" who sang with matchless style on such classics as "Think," ''I Say a Little Prayer" and her signature song, "Respect," and stood as a cultural icon around the globe, has died at age 76 from pancreatic cancer. Publicist Gwendolyn Quinn...
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FILE - In this Monday, July 10, 2017 file photo, Sir Paul McCartney performs at Amalie Arena in Tampa, Fla. McCartney released a new single on Wednesday called "Fuh You," where the key line contains a fudged version of a common obscenity. The 76-year-old former Beatle described it in a news release as "sort of a love song, but a raunchy love song." (AP Photo/Scott Audette, File)
August 15, 2018 - 2:39 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — The man who co-wrote "I Want to Hold Your Hand" more than a half century ago is speaking more directly these days. Sir Paul McCartney released a new single on Wednesday called "Fuh You," where the key line — "I want to fuh you" — contains a fudged version of a common obscenity. The...
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This image taken from the Twitter account of Pearl Jam shows the official poster from the band's concert on Monday, Aug. 13, 2018 in Missoula, Mont. Republicans condemned the poster that shows the White House in flames and a bald eagle pecking at a skeleton they say is meant to depict President Donald Trump. (Twitter via AP)
August 15, 2018 - 12:44 pm
HELENA, Mont. (AP) — Republicans on Wednesday condemned a poster by Pearl Jam that shows the White House in flames and a bald eagle pecking at a skeleton they say is meant to depict President Donald Trump. The National Republican Senate Committee compared it to the now-infamous photo of comedian...
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FILE - In this Thursday, June 14, 2018, file photo, John Mellencamp performs on stage during the 49th annual Songwriters Hall of Fame Induction and Awards gala at the New York Marriott Marquis Hotel in New York. The Butler Institute of American Art in Youngstown, Ohio, has announced a new exhibition of paintings by rocker John Mellencamp, known for his expressionistic oil portraits and other works. “John Mellencamp: Expressionist” opens Sept. 20 and runs through Nov. 18. It will include portraits and mixed-media pieces. (Photo by Brad Barket/Invision/AP, File)
August 12, 2018 - 7:30 pm
YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio (AP) — An Ohio art museum has announced a new exhibition of paintings by rocker John Mellencamp, known for his expressionistic oil portraits and other works. "John Mellencamp: Expressionist" opens Sept. 20 at the Butler Institute of American Art in Youngstown and runs through Nov...
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August 02, 2018 - 10:43 am
MARVELL, Ark. (AP) — The eastern Arkansas home of The Band musician Levon Helm has been added to the state Register of Historic Places. The Arkansas Democrat-Gazette reports that the Arkansas Historic Preservation Program's review board voted unanimously Wednesday to add Helm's boyhood home in...
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People queue outside the Cavern Club in Liverpool, England, before an exclusive gig by former Beatles member Paul McCartney, Thursday July 26, 2018. The former Beatle will take to the stage at the famous venue on Mathew Street for a one-off exclusive gig. (Peter Byrne/PA via AP)
July 26, 2018 - 6:12 am
LONDON (AP) — Paul McCartney is planning a return to the famous Liverpool club credited with being the birthplace of the Beatles. McCartney is set to take the stage at the Cavern Club for an exclusive performance on Thursday. The Fab Four played at the cellar bar — now located across the street...
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FILE - In this Feb. 12, 2012, file photo, from left, Bruce Johnston, David Marks, Brian Wilson, Mike Love and Al Jardine of musical group The Beach Boys pose backstage at the 54th annual Grammy Awards in Los Angeles. The Beach Boys will answer questions about their celebrated career during a rare live group appearance. SiriusXM on Tuesday, July 24, 2018, announced founding members Wilson, Love, Jardine and Marks along with fellow Beach Boy, Johnston, will participate in the satellite radio service’s “Town Hall” series. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill, File)
July 24, 2018 - 5:07 am
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Beach Boys will answer questions about their celebrated career during a rare live group appearance. SiriusXM on Tuesday announced founding members Brian Wilson, Mike Love, Al Jardine and David Marks along with fellow Beach Boy, Bruce Johnston, will participate in the...
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July 22, 2018 - 9:22 am
CINCINNATI (AP) — An opera based on Pink Floyd's album "The Wall" has made its U.S. debut in Cincinnati. "Another Brick in the Wall" opened Friday at Music Hall. It premiered in Montreal last year. Pierre Dufour's production follows a rock singer named Pink, who relives pivotal moments in his life...
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