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Foo Fighters to Show Making of Album on HBO Series

NEW YORK (AP) — The Foo Fighters are headed to the small screen. The rock band said Thursday it will show the making of its new album in a series on HBO. The series will feature the group recording one song in eight cities, including Chicago, Los Angeles and New York. The show and album will premiere in the fall. Bandleader Dave Grohl will direct the series. He received critical a... more

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Tom Petty Reflects on 40 Years of Songwriting

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Forty years of practice has made songwriting harder, not easier, for Tom Petty . "As life goes by, you get a little more carefree or distracted by other things and you have to really police yourself — I do — into sitting down and doing something that pleases me," the 63-year-old rocker said. "Plus, I'm trying to do things that I haven't done before and not go over the same ground." The writer ... more

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Country Music Museum Grows to Match Genre

NASHVILLE, Tennessee (AP) — The Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum is no longer bursting at the seams, thanks to a $100 million expansion that has more than doubled its space and allowed it to add more interactive and contemporary exhibits. The museum on Tuesday will unveil the final part of the expansion, two new exhibit galleries and a behind-the-scenes gallery of ongoing archival projects, whi... more

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Nirvana, Kiss and the E Street Band Join Rock Hall

NEW YORK (AP) — Kiss made up, but its music went unheard. Nirvana used four women rockers to sing Kurt Cobain's songs. And Bruce Springsteen's E Street Band — predictably — turned its honor into a marathon. The three acts were ushered into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame on Thursday in a colorful induction ceremony at Brooklyn's Barclays Center. They were joined by the blue-eyed soul duo Hall & Oates, British ... more

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6 Things to Remember About Entertaining ACM Awards

The Academy of Country Music Awards was jam-packed with a little bit of everything, encompassing today's rock- and pop-inflected sounds, traditional sounds from the genre's bedrock — and a lot of humor to boot. George Strait , Miranda Lambert , Keith Urban and Kacey Musgraves carried home the best trophies Sunday night in Las Vegas, but Lambert's husband, Blake Shelton , and his co-host Luke Bryan may... more

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