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Pearl Jam at the 1993 MTV Video Music Awards (Frank Micelotta Getty Images)

Top 10 Albums From 1993 That Still Rock: Nirvana, Tool, Depeche Mode

From the Pumpkins’ tightly-packed guitar symphony to the electronic art-rock of a certain Icelandic prodigy, these 10 classic albums still rock two decades after the fact.

KROQ-FM–04/05/2013

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Don’t Look Back In Anger: Why The Oasis/Blur Feud Mattered

On Saturday, March 23, 2013 at London’s Royal Albert Hall, the Britpop wars were finally put to rest when Noel Gallagher, Damon Albarn and Graham Coxon (with modfather Paul Weller on drums) performed Blur’s “Tender” […]

03/25/2013

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Coachella Festival Grows

Just when you thought the Southern California festival couldn’t get any larger, Coachella promoters Goldenvoice have announced a series of intimate concerts featuring a wide variety of festival artists performing at intimate venues around event […]

02/25/2013

Muse's Matt Bellamy perfoming at the Olympics (Leon Neal, AFP)

Your Music Guide: Muse, Blur, Liam Gallagher Rule Olympic Closing Ceremony

Rock dominated what will likely go down as one of the most impressive Olympic closing ceremonies of all time. The British roster included Muse, Blur, Pet Shop Boys, Queen, Liam Gallagher, and more.

KROQ-FM–08/12/2012

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The London 2012 Olympics – Not Your Father’s Soundtrack

Let’s be honest, the Olympic soundtracks are all too often programmed for the masses and musical choices have always been safe. Not the case this year with songs from The Sex Pistols, Muse, The Clash and more.

07/25/2012

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Blur Releases New Video For “Under The Westway”

Blur formed in 1988 and released their debut album, Leisure, in 1991. In the six albums that followed, Blur has been everything from “Britpop” to “Indie” to “Art Rock.” But since their last studio release, […]

07/09/2012

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Blur Officially Releases New Tracks “The Puritan” And “Under the Westway”

Blur just premiered two fresh tracks, breathing new life into fans’ hopes that the Britpop legends are on the road to more music. “Under the Westway” and “The Puritan” mark the band’s first new material […]

07/02/2012

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Blur Guitarist Graham Coxon On Reality TV – ‘The X Factor’ & ‘The Voice’ “Are Disgraceful”

43-year-old Graham Coxon left Blur in 2002, but came back in 2009 after adding four more albums to his solo discography. Although Blur frontman Damon Albarn has hinted (and then refuted) that Blur won’t be […]

05/21/2012

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Chili Peppers’ Flea On Working With Blur’s Damon Albarn For Africa Express

Bassist Flea Balzary and guitarist Josh Klinghoffer from the Red Hot Chili Peppers joined the multi-genre, multi-dimensional music maker, Damon Albarn, as part of Africa Express. The music project has helped bring Western musicians to […]

05/15/2012

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Blur’s Damon Albarn Making A New Solo Album, Releases English Opera “Dr. Dee”

Damon Albarn of Blur and Gorillaz (although that might be ending soon) has been busy gearing up for the “too corporate” London Summer Olympics, working with Red Hot Chili Peppers’ Flea on Rocket Juice and […]

05/11/2012

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