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LONDON (AP) — Indie band Viola Beach has topped the U.K. album chart, almost six months after all the group's members were killed in a car accident in Sweden. The Official Charts Company said Friday that the group's self-titled debut album was the week's best-seller. The four...
Haley Bonar, "Impossible Dream" (GNDWIRE/Thirty Tigers) Haley Bonar's songs on "Impossible Dream" are both personal and universal, stories with an indie film ambience detailed enough to fill a larger screen. Born in Canada, raised in South Dakota and now living in St. Paul,...
NEW YORK (AP) — Tegan and Sara remember the unfiltered advice Neil Young and his manager gave them when they were signed to the rock icon's Vapor Records 16 years ago as budding 19-year-old singers. "There was a very poignant speech about 'you could go this way and you're taking...
For anyone who can't wait for the next season of "Game of Thrones," a live concert of the show's music in Los Angeles next week might make the loss a little less bitter. A full orchestra will perform music at the Hollywood Palladium on Monday, and composer Ramin Djawadi will...
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Attorneys for Prince's ex-wife Manuela Testolini are arguing that records from the couple's 2006 divorce should remain sealed. Testolini appeared in a Minnesota courtroom Thursday but did not speak. Prince's marriage to Testolini was his second. He died on...
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — The lead singer of the alternative band Modest Mouse was cited for crashing into a city of Portland pickup truck after falling asleep at the wheel, police said. Isaac Brock failed to stop Wednesday as he approached traffic that was stopped near the Morrison...
LONDON (AP) — David Bowie is favorite to win Britain's prestigious Mercury music prize for "Blackstar," the haunting album released days before his death. Bowie, who died in January aged 69, is among 12 finalists for the 20,000-pound ($26,000) album of the year prize. Other...
The Dead Daisies, "Make Some Noise" (Spitfire Music/SPV) For those who want their rock 'n' rollers in long, teased hair, leather pants and strip clubs, The Dead Daisies are back with an album of squealing guitars, pounding drums and as many big hooks as a Home Depot. The ever-...
OCALA, Fla. (AP) — Christian musician Dallas Taylor is in critical condition after an all-terrain vehicle accident in Florida. The 36-year-old lead singer of southern heavy metal band Maylene and the Sons of Disaster was injured Tuesday when the ATV he was driving on church...