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Bruce Springsteen review, Western Stars: Sumptuous, cinematic album is nothing short of a late-period masterpiece

He strapped his hands ’cross the engines of suicide machines with the small-town teenage runaways in the Seventies. He swung pickaxes into the blacktop with the blue-collar highway workers in the Eighties. He’s swigged whiskey at night with the weary and grit-dusted ever since. Bruce Springsteen seems to have told almost every tale in the grand […]

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Brian May Says Queens Were ‘Always on the Verge of Splitting Up’

Brian May said the power of Queen’s music came from the tension created by four powerful personalities – though he believed it meant they were always close to breaking up. The band’s catalog has been thrust back into the limelight with the monumental success of Bohemian Rhapsody, the most successful music biopic of all time. “The songs are the main […]

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Weekend Box Office: ‘Rocketman’ Soars With $25 Million Debut As ‘Ma’ Nabs $18 Million

Paramount’s Rocketman provided a much-needed win for the Viacom-owned studio, beginning what everyone hopes will be a long and leggy summer run with $25 million in its debut weekend. The Dexter Fletcher-directed Elton John flick puts the “musical” in “musical biopic,” retelling the (give-or-take) first half of the famous singer’s life in a way that plays […]

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Jay-Z and Tidal to Host Release Events for Prince’s ‘Originals’ Album

Tidal has announced a series of listening events across the globe for members to experience the forthcoming album from Prince’s estate, “Originals.” The 15-track album features 14 previously unreleased Prince recordings of songs he composed that were made famous by other artists, including “Nothing Compares 2 U,” “Manic Monday” and “The Glamorous Life.”. The tracks […]

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Jon Bon Jovi becomes a Doctor of Music

The 57-year-old Bon Jovi frontman attended the university’s 263rd Commencement ceremony yesterday (Monday 20th May) at Franklin Field in Philadelphia where he received his honorary doctorate. Posting photos of himself in full robes at the graduation ceremony on Instagram, Jon wrote: “It’s better to be a doctor than be in need of a doctor. Thanks […]

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