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Details of David Bowie’s Will Revealed

David Bowie left the vast majority of his nearly $100 million estate to his wife and two children, according to the singer’s will that was filed Friday in New York. Additionally, Bowie asked that his body be cremated in Bali and his ashes be scattered “in accordance with the Buddhist rituals,”…

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Vince Neil, Boy George Join ‘Celebrity Apprentice’

Arnold Schwarzenegger’s reign as the new host of Celebrity Apprentice will begin with a diverse round-up of contestants. Musicians Vince Neil, Boy George and Carnie Wilson are just a few of the names competing to donate $250,000 to the charity of their choice.

The other 13 contestants include Laila Ali, Brooke…

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Weekend Rock Question: What Is the Best Rihanna Song?

Rihanna surprised long-waiting fans this week with the sudden release of her eighth album, Anti. The LP followed the longest drought of new music for the singer, who typically releases new music yearly. On Anti, Rihanna swerved left from the singles she debuted throughout 2015, ditching the trap-folk of “FourFiveSeconds”…

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Kanye West to Perform on ‘Saturday Night Live’

Saturday Night Live has announced that Kanye West will be the show’s musical guest on February 13th, two days after the rapper releases his new LP Waves and debuts the album at a Madison Square Garden performance. Melissa McCarthy will host the SNL episode. 
West has performed on the long-running NBC series four…

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See Kelsea Ballerini, Ingrid Michaelson Sing ‘Girls’ With Cyndi Lauper

Cyndi Lauper’s country covers LP Detour doesn’t drop until May 2nd, but the singer gave a sneak preview of songs from the LP on Thursday night during her appearance on the musical web series Skyville Live. The episode, titled “Girls Just Wanna Have Friends,” also included strong performances from country’s Kelsea Ballerini…

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Read Rolling Stone Magazine With Our New App

It’s now easier than ever to read Rolling Stone’s in-depth music coverage, hard-hitting political exposés and revealing celebrity profiles with our newly launched app for iPhones and iPads. Every issue of the magazine will appear on your screen in a way that mirrors the print edition. The mobile version will…

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Hinds Take America: Late Nights, Loud Guitars

“One second – I’m going to grab a beer so I’ll feel relaxed and tell you our secrets,” Ana García Perrote says with a laugh. The 21-year-old singer-guitarist is backstage at a theater in Lille, France, killing time before she hits the stage with the Madrid-based quartet Hinds. Their shows…

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Hear Rostam Batmanglij’s First Post-Vampire Weekend Song

Former Vampire Weekend member Rostam Batmanglij has released “Wood,” his first solo song following his departure from the band. Batmanglij announced his decision to leave the group on Tuesday.

“Wood,” released under the name Rostam, is Batmanglij’s second release this year, following up the atmospheric “EOS” that had been debuted a…

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David Bowie Keyboardist Mike Garson: ‘He Was a Chameleon’

When Mike Garson was hired to play piano for David Bowie on the Ziggy Stardust tour in September of 1972, he had every reason to think the gig would be short-lived. Bowie only offered him an eight-week contract, and he was the fourth pianist brought onto the tour during just a…

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Peter Buck’s Paradise: Inside R.E.M. Guitarist’s Cozy Mexican Fest

“That PA was in my closet at 3:30,” Peter Buck says, pointing at a pair of speakers in the open-air courtyard at La Morena, a bar on the main street of Todos Santos, a small town at the southern tip of Baja California, Mexico. “The one they brought in had cobwebs,”…

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