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What's hot in home improvement trends this year

What's on-trend in home improvement this year?<p>Home technology was a leading must-have among homeowners last year and will continue to be in 2017. Same with outdoor living spaces, pops of color, old looks making new comebacks, and a continued drive toward customization.<p>Millennials entering the …

Pearl Jam Announce North American Spring and Summer Tour

Gigs include two-night stands in New York City, Boston and Chicago<p>Pearl Jam have confirmed a North American tour running from the spring through the …

Dinosaur Jr. Announce Tour

<i>Photo by Brantley Gutierrez</i><p>Last year J Mascis released a new solo album <i>Tied to a Star</i>. This year, he's spending some time on the road with Dinosaur Jr. The band will tour across North America this summer with Primus. Find those dates below.<p>The band's last album <i>I Bet on Sky</i> was released in …

Albums

Watch Yes Perform 'I've Seen All Good People' on 35th Anniversary Tour

In an exclusive clip from the new 'Songs From Tsongas' DVD, Yes play their breakthrough U.S. hit during one of their final shows with Jon Anderson …

Black Sabbath to Record New Album, Plan Final Tour

"It'll be sooner rather than later," Ozzy Osbourne says. "I don't know if we'll be writing in England or Los Angeles, but I'll fly to the fucking …

The Decemberists Announce North American Tour

<i>Photo by Autumn de Wilde</i><p>On the heels of a new album announcement, the Decemberists will hit the road for a North American tour next spring, following a winter tour of Europe. It's their first tour in three years.<p>The band has also announced a special Black Friday release for Record Store Day, a 7'' …

New Singles

Foo Fighters Plot Massive 2015 North American Tour

'Sonic Highways' rockers kick off cross-country tour in Washington, D.C. in July<p>Foo Fighters will be revisiting most of the cities it paid tribute to …

Smashing Pumpkins Enlist Rage Against the Machine, Killers Members for Tour

Brad Wilk and Mark Stoermer will join Billy Corgan for four shows, with more gigs to be scheduled soon<p>Billy Corgan will be joined by Rage Against the …

The Who Add Joan Jett, More Dates to Extensive 2015 Tour

"We've been very close friends with Joan Jett for a long time," Pete Townshend says. "She is the real deal. This will be a great night of rock and …

Ringo Starr Reveals New Album, Tour in 2015

Former Beatle says he'll hit the road with his All-Starr Band in February and March<p>Ringo Starr will release a new album and hit the road next year, …

Kim Gordon Plots Guest-Filled Book Tour for Memoir

Carrie Brownstein, Aimee Mann, Sub Pop co-founder Bruce Pavitt and others will sit down for Q&A sessions with the Sonic Youth bassist<p>Sonic Youth's …

Radiohead's Philip Selway Announces Tour

<i>Photo by Deirdre O'Callaghan</i><p>Following the release of his new album <i>Weatherhouse</i>, Radiohead's Philip Selway has announced a full-band tour of the United States surrounding his appearances at Coachella. They follow a string of dates next month in Europe and Japan. Find the full schedule below.<p>Philip …

Radiohead

Interpol Announce North American Tour

Interpol have announced a new set of North American dates on their current international tour. Check out the full schedule below. It includes a couple of make-up dates for shows that were postponed by the massive snowstorm that left them stranded for days last fall. <b>Update:</b> HEALTH will open for a …

Buenos Aires

Mastodon Announce Tour

Mastodon have announced "The Missing Link Tour", which will take the band across North America alongside Clutch. (Clutch's Neil Fallon contributed vocals to the <i>Leviathan</i> track "Blood And Thunder".) Find the dates below.<p>Mastodon:<p>03-13 Zapopan, Mexico - Teatro Estudio Cavaret<br>03-14 Distrito Federal, …

British Columbia

Rush Announce Dates for 'Likely Last Major Tour of This Magnitude'

34-city R40 Live 40th Anniversary Tour will find band covering all eras of 40-year career<p>After months of rumors, Rush have announced tour dates for …

Black Keys Cancel European Tour After Patrick Carney Injury

17 concerts in Europe plus the band's MusiCares tribute to Bob Dylan appearance nixed after drummer dislocates shoulder<p>The Black Keys have been …

New Record Service VNYL Distributes LPs Like Netflix

Members can pick "moods" to subscribe to and the company will send three albums at a time for a monthly fee<p>Vinyl just had its best year in decades, …

25 Artists You Need To Start Listening To In 2015

2015 should be an amazing year for music. Between expected releases from Kendrick Lamar, Modest Mouse, Kanye West, Radiohead, Drake, Adele, Chance The Rapper, Frank Ocean, James Blake and Fleetwood Mac, to name but a select few, this year should make up for the lack of impact albums that marked …

Rap & Hip-Hop

Watch an Unearthed Talking Heads Concert From 1980

Never-before-seen footage captures the band onstage a month after releasing 'Remain in Light'<p>Rare concert footage of Talking Heads performing during …

Lauryn Hill Plots Intimate, Acoustic 'Small Axe' Tour

Former Fugees singer will visit Washington, D.C. and New York for seven small-venue shows<p>Lauryn Hill will hit the road in February for a string of …

The Best Headphones At CES

With dozens of headphone booths at this year's Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas, finding the best headphones at the show wasn't easy.<p>As someone who listens to hours of music every day, I was determined to find the perfect pair of headphones, regardless of cost. Even if I couldn't afford them, …

Audiophile

Making Sense of Creative Commons: What Does a CC License Signify?

There has been a bit of a fuss recently over Flickr’s decision to start selling prints of it’s members photographs. There is a potential 50 million …

When will man become machine?

http://vod-pro-ww-live.akamaized.net/mps_h264_hi/public/news/science_environment/1128000/1128605_h264_1500k.mp4?__gda__=1524637653_faa8bed61f092214c9660a83097ead47<p><b>"I think the development of full artificial intelligence [AI] could spell the end of the human race."</b><p>Professor Stephen Hawking's verdict …

Singularity

Thom Yorke Shares New Track 'You Wouldn't Like Me When I'm Angry'

Radiohead frontman drops downbeat new song as his solo LP 'Tomorrow's Modern Boxes' heads to Bandcamp<p>Thom Yorke gave fans a gift on the day after …

Modest Mouse Share Strangers to Ourselves Artwork, Pre-Order Info

On March 3, Modest Mouse will release <i>Strangers to Ourselves</i>, their first studio album since 2007's <i>We Were Dead Before the Ship Even Sank</i>. They just shared the album's first single, "Lampshades on Fire" (below). While the tracklist still hasn't surfaced, the 15-song double LP is available to …

Posters

Green Day, Lou Reed, Joan Jett, Ringo Starr Lead Rock and Roll Hall of Fame 2015 Class

Bill Withers, Stevie Ray Vaughan and Double Trouble, Paul Butterfield Blues Band will also be inducted next April<p>The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame has …

Weezer Announce Tour, Share "The British Are Coming"

Weezer will release their new studio album, <i>Everything Will Be Alright in the End</i>, on October 7. Now, they've announced a fall tour, during which they'll play the new album in its entirety at each club show. See the dates below.<p>You can listen to a leak of a new song, "The British Are Coming", over …

New Singles

The Who Plot Epic North American Tour for 2015

"This is the beginning of the long goodbye," says frontman Roger Daltrey of the 50th anniversary jaunt<p>The Who will be celebrating a half-century of …