The Smiths' Andy Rourke, Mike Joyce Reunite for Orchestral Concerts

Former Smiths bassist Andy Rourke and drummer Mike Joyce – as well as rhythm guitarist and temporary “Fifth Smith” Craig Gannon – will reunite this summer to perform the band’s music live alongside the Manchester Camerata Orchestra.

Dubbed “Classically Smiths,” Rourke, Joyce and Gannon will stage concerts

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Hear Clarence Clemons in His Final Rolling Stone Interview

In February of 2011, Lady Gaga went onto Ryan Seacrest’s radio show to talk about her upcoming album Born This Way for the very first time. She was at the height of her fame, and her army of Little Monsters were eager for any scrap of information they could get their paws on. But the name of one

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30 Fascinating Early Bands of Future Music Legends

Even rock’s biggest names had to start somewhere. Flip through this (way) back catalog of stars’ early projects and you’ll find yourself in a topsy-turvy bizarro-world where Michael Bolton and Billy Joel fronted metal bands, Debbie Harry and the Cars were folked-up singer-songwriters, Madonna was a post-punk drummer and Ronnie James Dio was a Sixties teen idol. By the time you’re done there

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