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Why Did Humans Invent Music?

Darwin and others have said it was a way to woo. Others believe music is social glue—a theory bolstered by a new study.<p><b>Why did humans invent music?</b><p>Until the hot tub time machine becomes a reality, the answer to that question will remain as mysterious as the true identity of the '60s garage band ? …

¿Por qué los heavys hacen la señal de los cuernos?

En los conceptos de Heavy metal el público enloquecido alza su mano al viento con los dedos pulgar, índice y meñique extendidos. Son los famosos …

Best Heavy Metal Albums of the 1980s

The eighties were a fantastic decade for heavy metal. Some of the best metal albums ever were released in that decade. The 1980s saw the explosion of …

Does Anybody Care About Gold and Platinum Records Anymore?

As you might have read, the recent change to the RIAA’s formula for distributing its gold and platinum awards has been generating some controversy, …

Clive Davis On World Cafe

At 81, music mogul and Columbia Records president Clive Davis has slowed down just enough to write his autobiography, <i>The Soundtrack of My Life</i>. The book, which describes how he's consistently made hit records, has itself become a bestseller.<p>In this installment of <i>World Cafe</i>, Davis discusses how …

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Jimi Hendrix and Miles Davis almost formed a supergroup with Paul McCartney

Eat your heart out Asia, this would have been the supergroup to beat. Jimi Hendrix and Miles Davis had it in mind to start jamming together and, …

Family Values Brand Uses Guns N’ Roses to Revive Public Image

Weirdly, Guns N’ Roses’ “Sweet Child O’ Mine” was recently softened as a nap-time lullaby for newborns. What’s even weirder is that a <i>second</i> …

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Yngwie Malmsteen: 'I've Always Been A Little Bit Of An Extremist'

Yngwie Malmsteen is the king of the neoclassical shred guitar. Since 1984's <i>Rising Force,</i> the Swedish musician and composer has somehow bridged centuries, from Paganini to his own arpeggiated acrobatics.<p>His new memoir, <i>Relentless,</i> begins with a quote from David St. Hubbins of the parody metal band …