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The 25 Best Metal Songs of 2017

Metal has always thrived by  extremes—despair, triumph, destruction, rebirth. But even in this traditionally aggressive art form, the genre has evolved to acknowledge an emotional…
SPIN Staff / December 11, 2017

Gregg Allman Dead at 69

Gregg Allman, the soulful singer-songwriter and rock n' blues pioneer who founded The Allman Brothers Band with his late brother, Duane, and composed such classics as…
Deborah Wilker, Billboard / May 27, 2017

Hold On, Hold On, I Won’t Let You Go: On George Michael, the Unabashed Superstar

In the promo press for his second solo full-length, 1990’s Listen Without Prejudice Vol. 1, George Michael announced he'd no longer be granting interviews. He…
Rich Juzwiak / December 27, 2016

Greg Lake of King Crimson and Emerson, Lake & Palmer Dies at 69

Greg Lake, co-founding member of UK prog giants King Crimson and the virtuoso bassist/guitarist of legendary trio Emerson, Lake & Palmer, passed away yesterday at the…
Winston Cook-Wilson / December 8, 2016