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Why U2’s ‘Songs of Innocence’ Doesn’t Deserve the Rock Album Grammy (Opinion)

"Rock album? It's more like a hope chest," writes Chris Parker

She’s So Heavy: America’s First Rock Critic Is Immortalized in Bronze

Jane Scott began as a full-time music writer at the Cleveland Plain Dealer in 1952 and, over 50 years, interviewed the likes of Jimi Hendrix, Bruce Springsteen and Lou Reed. Her legacy lives on at…

Old Vs. Older Catalog: Does Being a Legacy Artist Mean There’s More to Love? (Analysis)

Long established acts are finding new fans in young listeners -- how is that affecting album sales? The picture is as hazy as a rock star's dressing room in the 1970s.

David Lowery on Camper Van Beethoven Return, New Album and Why ‘Half the Musicians Have Stockholm Syndrome’ (Q&A)

The outspoken frontman of the beloved indie act promises that the just-released "La Costa Perdida" (the lost coast) "picks up where the Grateful Dead and Beach Boys left off."

Owl City’s Tools of the Trade

As Adam Young hits the road for a two-month tour with Maroon 5, the producer-singer-tinkerer lets THR in on his sonic bag of tricks.

Lindsey Buckingham on Finding Happiness Balancing an Enormous Band and a Cozy Solo Project (Q&A)

The veteran Fleetwood Mac singer-songwriter-guitarist talks with THR about being onstage alone, changing the way he sings some songs and why "Rumours" would create a feeding frenzy today.

Madness’ Chas Smash: ‘We’re the Working-Man’s Pink Floyd’

The veteran multi-instrumentalist talks with THR as the ska-pop band prepares for the release of its 10th studio album, "Oui Oui, Si Si, Ja Ja, Da Da" (out Nov. 13).

Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Museum Curator Exits Under Mysterious Circumstances

Jim Henke is transitioning to a "consultant" role, says a RRHOF rep. According to one Rock Hall employee, allegations of sexual harassment might have played a part.