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‘You know what? A real band plays live’: Rush’s Neil Peart on why he’ll never retire again

‘You know what? A real band plays live’: Rush’s Neil Peart on why he’ll never retire again

As Rush prepares to release Clockwork Angels Tour, Neil Peart discusses the moment when — after a brief retirement from concert performances — he decided that he had to return to the road.

Gimme Five: Movies with Bone-Chilling Ghosts and Demons

Gimme Five: Movies with Bone-Chilling Ghosts and Demons

I am in no way suggesting that these films were the best of this horror sub-genre. I am simply saying that, to me, these movies left a lasting impression at the time they were viewed.

Peter Gabriel, Sting, U2, Bruce Springsteen, others – ¡Released!: Human Rights Concerts 1986-98 (2013)

The 1980s were marked by benefit extravaganzas, though oftentimes — whatever their noble intentions — they boasted both dubious musical results and unclear benefits. Amnesty International events were different.

One Track Mind: Alestorm, “In the Navy” from Live at the End of the World (2013)

One Track Mind: Alestorm, “In the Navy” from Live at the End of the World (2013)

I’m not sure that this shouldn’t be a WTF Wednesday entry instead of a One Track Mind, but Alestorm has a long and sordid history of strange cover songs.

‘I contributed a song that means a lot to me’: After celebrated Queen date, Adam Lambert’s new project hits home

‘I contributed a song that means a lot to me’: After celebrated Queen date, Adam Lambert’s new project hits home

Adam Lambert’s initial post-Queen project involves contributing a song to a new documentary called Bridegroom.

‘We had more fun making that movie’: The Blues Brothers sequel remains a favorite for Steve Cropper

‘We had more fun making that movie’: The Blues Brothers sequel remains a favorite for Steve Cropper

Blues Brothers 2000, the belated sequel to 1980′s blockbuster Blues Brothers, wouldn’t be as heralded as the first — and that’s in no small way because original star John Belushi was gone. Yet, Steve Cropper might just have better memories the second time around.

One Track Mind: Morrissey, “Please, Please, Please Let Me Get What I Want” from 25Live (2013)

One Track Mind: Morrissey, “Please, Please, Please Let Me Get What I Want” from 25Live (2013)

The decades have changed everything about this song. Once a paean, at least for me, of youth-bound angst — about dreams deferred for the drudgery (the tragedy!) of homework — it’s now shot through with real regret.

Books: Alternative Movie Posters: Film Art from the Underground (2013)

Alternative Movie Posters: Film Art from the Underground, edited by Matthew Chojnacki, highlights some of the best millennial poster art inspired by classic films.

Deep Purple – Perfect Strangers: Live (2013)

Deep Purple – Perfect Strangers: Live (2013)

Getting the old gang back together after more than decade to record a studio album was one thing for Deep Purple. The true test of the Mark II edition’s newfound musical camaraderie would be found on the concert trail.

Movies that, well, suck: Top 10 Vampire Films

Movies that, well, suck: Top 10 Vampire Films

Vampires have admittedly had a bad run as of late, with the original mythology of these creatures of the night having sunken into downright pathetic territory.