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February 19, 2010 …
January 28, 2010 The 52nd annual Grammy Awards feature an amazing roster of performers, including Green Day, Lady Gaga, Beyonce, Taylor Swift, and many more. (Watch the show Sunday, Jan.31, at 8 p.m. on CBS.) And, it turns out, the Recording Academy is also giving out a few shiny awards.
Below, read our predictions for who should win and who will win. Then post your comment.
ALBUM OF THE YEAR
Beyonce, I Am Sasha Fierce Black Eyed Peas, The E.N.D. …
December 1, 2009 Rock stars love to cast models in their videos (and thank god they do!): Whitesnake had Tawny Kitaen, Aerosmith had Alicia Silverstone, and now Alice in Chains have... Project Runway's Amanda Fields?
In the clip for "Your Decision," a tune off the band's reunion release, Black Gives Way to Blue, Fields invites the boys to a classy gala in the Hollywood hills... …
October 7, 2009 It was a grunge rock class reunion Tuesday night in Los Angeles!
During the third night of Pearl Jam's sold-out stand at the Gibson Amphitheater, former Soundgarden frontman Chris Cornell strolled onstage for a rendition of "Hunger Strike," the 1991 hit from Temple of the Dog, the band fronted by Cornell and featuring the entire PJ crew. Later, Alice in Chains axeman Jerry Cantrell stepped up to rip the solo on "Alive." Whew. …
October 1, 2009 Here are some of the weirdest web stories of the week:
Neil Diamond covers Adam Sandler's "Chanukah Song" on his upcoming Christmas album. Let's pray "Lunchlady Land" is the B-side. [Spinner]
Amy Winehouse breaks from spitting on the paparazzi to spit rhymes on a rap song. So... apparently she's not sober. [Gawker]
Tracey Morgan, a.k.a. rapper Scoppy Giles, devotes a song to ladies' "dumplin' butts" in a new VH1 promo. …
September 30, 2009 Paramore, brand new eyesPint-size Tennessee titan makes a convincing case for sincerity.Read Review >>
Alice in Chains, Black Gives Way to BlueKings of '90s pain slog on without frontman Staley.Read Review >>
AFI, Crash LoveMaestros of gloom compose another epic lament.Read Review >>
La Roux, La RouxGinger U.K. …
September 29, 2009 Once alt-rock's moribund ne'er-do-wells, Alice in Chains still have an appealing outcast aura on their first studio album in 14 years (and their only release sans late singer Layne Staley). As with latter efforts Jar of Flies and Alice in Chains, Black's most tender moments ("Private Hell") are its most essential. …
September 5, 2009 Seven years after Layne Staley's death from a drug overdose in 2002, Alice in Chains began its first major headlining tour Friday night without the iconic singer. The quartet's upcoming album -- Black Gives Way to Blue, due Sept. 29 -- includes songs inspired by the late frontman. …
August 21, 2009 Alice in Chains recently announced that a very special guest would appear on their first album in 14 years, out September 29 -- and that person is Elton John, who plays piano on the record's title track "Black Gives Way to Blue," an emotional tribute to late frontman Layne Staley. …
August 11, 2009 Elton John's list of unexpected collaborations just got a lot stranger. …
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