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Metallica rocked Metro in Chicago on Monday with a set that included “Seek & Destroy” and “Master of Puppets.” Their intimate performance follows their surprise club concert at San Francisco’s The Independent last Thursday, where they played live last Thursday, delivering a 16-song set. “THAT was way too much fun last week as we finally
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Mickey Guyton and Darius Rucker are among the all-star list of artists who contributed to Metallica’s recently released The Metallica Blacklist, an expansive project celebrating the metal band’s influence. Both country artists offered covers of “Nothing Else Matters,” each putting their own spin on the song. Guyton’s “Nothing Else Matters” beautifully showcases the lower register of her voice
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In spite of the genre’s growth over the past decade, many people have a tough time describing what Americana music actually is. Most can agree on one thing, however: The genre prizes eclecticism. Still, throughout the 2010s, some critiqued Americana music’s elevation of straight white men with acoustic guitars. For example, in 2018, after winning
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It was 48 years ago today, on Sept. 19, 1973, that singer-songwriter Gram Parsons passed away. Parsons was only 26 years old when he died, from an overdose of morphine and alcohol. A Florida native, Parsons began his professional music career with the Byrds in 1968, before launching into a series of other musical endeavors, including
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Smashing Pumpkins performed their Siamese Dream favorite “Quiet” for the first time since 1994 during the band’s headlining gig Friday at Chicago’s Riot Fest, their first pandemic-era concert. While “Quiet” was a setlist staple during the Smashing Pumpkins’ Siamese Dream-era concerts, Billy Corgan, James Iha, Jimmy Chamberlin and company last played the song together in
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Garth Brooks, Trisha Yearwood, Luke Bryan, Luke Combs and more came together on Sept. 13 for a monumental benefit concert that raised money for middle Tennesseans in need. Loretta Lynn shares that her Hometown Rising concert was a huge success, pulling in more than $900,000 and counting. The tally sits at $933,000, Lynn revealed on Thursday (Sept. 16). The United Way
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Kelsea Ballerini, Gabby Barrett, Kane Brown, Luke Combs and Chris Stapleton are the 2021 CMT Artists of the Year. The five artists will be honored during a ceremony in Nashville in mid-October. Ballerini, Barrett, Brown, Combs and Stapleton were selected as 2021 CMT Artists of the Year because they ”collectively dominated the last 12 months in
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