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  • After 'House,' Hugh Laurie moving forward with a promising music career

    After 'House,' Hugh Laurie moving forward with a promising music career

    Hugh Laurie is best known to audiences as Dr. Gregory House, the abrasive but brilliant medical professional at the heart of FOX's long-running medical drama "House." But now that Dr. House has seen his last patient, Laurie had has the opportunity to pursue something else beyond acting: a second...
  • Cake cashes in on unique humor to become indie sensations

    Cake cashes in on unique humor to become indie sensations

    When the grunge bands of the '90s were starting to take over radio play, an alternative band with a completely different outlook on their music was also starting to turn heads. While the grunge bands were keeping things glum with most of their lyrics, alternative band Cake was choosing to make their...
  • Carrie Fisher escapes 'Star Wars' trappings thanks to stage show

    Carrie Fisher escapes 'Star Wars' trappings thanks to stage show

    While it might have been hard to separate herself from her biggest career achievement, Carrie Fisher has done her best over the years to rise above Princess Leia. While Fisher’s role as Princess Leia Organa was one of the most popular in the world of cinema, Carrie Fisher worked hard on her writing...
  • Bruce Campbell remains the grooviest B-movie actor

    Bruce Campbell remains the grooviest B-movie actor

    There are cult favorite actors and then there is Bruce Campbell, who might be the king of all cult actors. Campbell got the start to his career in cult horror movies and then moved on to become a mainstream star thanks to television. Along the way, Bruce Campbell never lost track of who he was or...
  • Blind Melon remains a tragic example of a one-hit wonder

    Blind Melon remains a tragic example of a one-hit wonder

    Over the history of rock and pop music, there have been legions of “one-hit wonders.” Many of these bands just weren’t good enough to make it in the business, outside of their one lucky break. However, there were other bands that remained one-hit wonders because of a tragic ending. Blind Melon was...
  • Billy Idol embraces pop while retaining his punk attitude

    Billy Idol embraces pop while retaining his punk attitude

    Bill Idol came from an era where punk bands hit the scene and shunned all forms of popular music. While bands like the Sex Pistols tried to completely ignore the influence of The Beatles and Rolling Stones, Billy Idol embraced the British pop scene in his own music. This is especially interesting...
  • JCPenney to sponsor Blake Shelton's 2014 tour

    JCPenney to sponsor Blake Shelton's 2014 tour

    JCPenney announced that they will be sponsoring country music super star Blake Shelton's 2014 Ten Times Crazier tour. The tour kicked off on June 20 in Austin, Texas, and runs through October 5. During the tour, Shelton will be stopping by select JCPenney stores along the way. Pre-show tour bus...
  • Edward Sharpe & The Magnetic Zeroes: Eclectic style, infectious personality

    Edward Sharpe & The Magnetic Zeroes: Eclectic style, infectious personality

    Many have said, if you want to make good folk music, you’ve got to get on the road. Edward Sharpe And The Magnetic Zeroes may not have a long biography of drifting across the country with little more than a van and a dream, but the story there is one that evokes the same romanticized Americana...
  • Beth Hart finds her way with the blues

    Beth Hart finds her way with the blues

    Beth Hart almost became one of the sad stories of the music business. In the late '90s she seemed poised to be a big star. She had a major record deal, her songs were hitting the charts, and she was scoring lots of press attention. But then, like so many others before and since, drugs and alcohol...
  • Cold War Kids: Come for the blues, stay for the bang

    Cold War Kids: Come for the blues, stay for the bang

    In the new age, many musicians forget about the days long gone when blues dominated what was the underground, and bred in the roots to rock ‘n’ roll, as well as the sub-genres that followed. Cold War Kids is one such group that hasn’t had that problem since their inception. Instead, they’ve opted to...
  • Seth MacFarlane: Intelligently offensive

    Seth MacFarlane: Intelligently offensive

    Since his humble beginnings, Seth MacFarlane has become somewhat of a household name when it comes to comedy and cartooning, if not for being a little crass and offensive at times. The bold nature of his work is something that you can’t get away from be you a fan of his adult-geared comedy programs...
  • Train front man Pat Monahan also blazes another trail as solo singer

    Train front man Pat Monahan also blazes another trail as solo singer

    Pat Monahan is known and loved as the lead singer of the San Francisco pop-rock band Train. Yet what you might not know is that in addition to Train's success with songs like "Drive By" and "Drops Of Jupiter," Monahan has also explored a solo career in recent years that's yielded equally intriguing...
  • Official video highlights from AXS TV Fights: Lion Fight 16

    Official video highlights from AXS TV Fights: Lion Fight 16

    In celebration of AXS TV Fights’ 250th broadcast on July 4, the series delivered a fight card of bone-shattering intensity. Lion Fight 16 was filled with devastatingly sharp and savage elbow blows, swift and stupefying front kicks, and a nose-crushing flying knee. The official AXS TV video...
  • UFC 175 preview: Will Ronda Rousey and Chris Weidman remain undefeated?

    UFC 175 preview: Will Ronda Rousey and Chris Weidman remain undefeated?

    Two UFC titles will be put on the line this weekend at UFC 175 in Las Vegas, according to a July 4 report from FOX Sports. UFC 175, part of the 2014 edition of International Fight Week, will be headlined with an exciting middleweight title fight between undefeated New York standout Chris Weidman (1...
  • Rock and pop come together in the sound of Dum Dum Girls

    Rock and pop come together in the sound of Dum Dum Girls

    It may seem cliché but it's true – there is nothing dumb about the Dum Dum Girls. This all-female rock band was born from the mind of Kristin Welchez, stage name Dee Dee Penny, as a recording project which formed into a proper music group. While many labels have been attached to Dum Dum Girls...
  • Billy Bob Thornton & The Boxmasters brings actor back to his passions

    Billy Bob Thornton & The Boxmasters brings actor back to his passions

    There are a lot of actors who want to be musicians, but when it comes to Billy Bob Thornton & The Boxmasters, it was more than that. Before Thornton became a successful Oscar nominated writer and actor, his first love was always music. He worked a great deal in the music industry before his...
  • Aaron Lewis brings a little rock to his country

    Aaron Lewis brings a little rock to his country

    It is rare that a rock star can start a side project and completely change genres while not only maintaining what made him unique to begin with but also maintaining a familiar sound for his long time fans. Aaron Lewis is one of those musicians, the lead singer for rock band Staind who also has a...
  • Steve Aoki postpones album release and Madison Square Garden show

    Steve Aoki postpones album release and Madison Square Garden show

    Grammy-nominated record producer and the founder of Dim Mak Records, Steve Aoki, announced today that the release of his new album Neon Future I has been pushed back to September 30. The album was originally slated to be released on August 12, the new release date will allow for additional...
  • Bill Cosby succeeds by always taking high road in comedy act

    Bill Cosby succeeds by always taking high road in comedy act

    While many comedians over the years have pushed the envelope as far as they can go, mistaking shock value for comedy, one man has always held steadfast to the beliefs that you don’t have to be raunchy to be funny. Over the years, Bill Cosby has remained one of America’s most beloved funnymen while...
  • Andrew Dice Clay proves successful comedy can also be counterproductive

    Andrew Dice Clay proves successful comedy can also be counterproductive

    Stand-up comedy might be the hardest entertainment vocation to pull off successfully in today’s environment. With anyone and everyone showing offense when they are made fun of, there is little to make jokes about these days. This isn’t a new thing though, as comedian Andrew Dice Clay has answered to...
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