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Prince launches new web site, with a full-length video of his upcoming song “Screwdriver”

Prince launches new web site, with a full-length video of his upcoming song “Screwdriver”

Prince has launched a new web site, and it includes the full-length lyric video for his forthcoming song “Screwdriver.” Also featured is clip from the mercurial performer’s 2009 appearance at Montreux.

‘Hopefully, we’ll try and cross the pond': The Beatles’ Pete Best eyes new studio effort, a U.S. tour

[youtube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OwzY0XYVyTk&w=500&h=305] The Beatles’ drummer is planning a new U.S. tour, and his first album in years. No, not Ringo Starr: Pete Best, the group’s original fourth member.

‘It would have to be with everybody': Are Yes’ ever-shifting lineups hurting its Hall of Fame chances?

‘It would have to be with everybody': Are Yes’ ever-shifting lineups hurting its Hall of Fame chances?

Does Yes’ apparent inability to earn induction into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame have something to do with how many members have passed through its lineup over the years? Stalwart Chris Squire thinks that just might be it.

‘It shows you what I know': Sammy Hagar hated the concept for Van Halen’s biggest video ever

‘It shows you what I know': Sammy Hagar hated the concept for Van Halen’s biggest video ever

With its high-concept series of contemporary on-screen messages, “Right Now” was, Sammy Hagar today admits, “the biggest video Van Halen ever had.” Yet it almost never got made, because Hagar actively boycotted the idea.

New Music Monday: Steve Lukather, Camper Van Beethoven, Jorn, Aaron Neville, Journey, Billy Joel

[youtube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MrK9uJKw5Ps&w=500&h=305] Steve Lukather steps away from tours alongside Toto, Ringo Starr and Steve Vai to issue one of his most bitingly confessional solo recordings yet, while Aaron Neville goes way back for doo wop.

‘I’m sort of like the George Harrison of Jethro Tull': Martin Barre on playing second fiddle to a flute

‘I’m sort of like the George Harrison of Jethro Tull': Martin Barre on playing second fiddle to a flute

Guitarist Martin Barre might be the most underrated member of any legacy progressive-rock group. Not only has he played a key role in some of Jethro Tull’s signature moments, he is — other than Ian Anderson — the band’s longest-tenured member.

‘You’re very handsome': A chance meeting for Red Hot Chili Peppers’ Chad Smith and lookalike Will Ferrell

‘You’re very handsome': A chance meeting for Red Hot Chili Peppers’ Chad Smith and lookalike Will Ferrell

Red Hot Chili Peppers drummer Chad Smith, during a news conference to announce their appearance at Australia’s Big Day Out 2013, returned to a common theme: The fact that he looks just like Will Ferrell.

Something Else! sneak peek: Anthrax, “Anthem” (2013)

[youtube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=L8EjZ5TWlYQ&w=385&h=280] Oh dear God, please someone take the microphone away from Joey Belladonna. I’ve admitted before, and in the interest of fairness will again, that I prefer John Bush as vocalist for Anthrax.

Tom Morello to sub for Steve Van Zandt on upcoming Australian dates of Springsteen tour

It’s been reported at Bruce Springsteen.net that guitarist Tom Morello will be taking Steve Van Zandt’s place during the upcoming Australian leg of the Wrecking Ball Tour.

‘The best songs happen that way': Dave Grohl on his thunderous jam session with the Beatles’ Paul McCartney

For Dave Grohl, working with Paul McCartney was a throwback to the days before labels brought in multiple songwriters and producers to finish tracks, before singers went on TV to try to make it big.