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Daft Punk announce their break up with this powerful video—watch

After 28 years of creating music together, French duo Daft Punk have officially announced they are retiring. On Monday, Feb. 22, the duo released a...
Original band name quiz Alternative band name changes

QUIZ: Can you match these iconic bands to their original names?

"What's in a band name? That which we call a rose by any other name would smell as sweet..." Or whatever Shakespeare said. The truth is,...
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25 most influential albums that define what it means to be emo

The genre affectionately known as emo started out as a wave of internalized rage bubbling under the surface of Washington, D.C.’s Revolution Summer in...
Chrissie Hynde, the pretenders

Chrissie Hynde never really wanted to be punk-rock royalty

Since 1978, the Pretenders’ outspoken singer/songwriter/rhythm guitarist Chrissie Hynde and her band have brought sophisticated compositional smarts and instrumental chops to punk rock. They...