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Gene Simmons Calls Obama ‘A Piss-Poor President’

Simmons, who voted for Obama in 2008, now calls him “a piss-poor president” but “a wonderful family man.”

10/17/2012

David Crosby and Graham Nash rock Occupy Wall Street. (Mario Tama/Getty Images)

Crosby, Stills & Nash Team With Tom Morello For Concert Against California Prop. 32

Crosby, Stills and Nash have been political for as long as rock music has been political, speaking out on important issues since Vietnam. Now, they’re banding together with Tom Morello, former Rage Against the Machine guitarist and practically Occupy Wall Street’s musical spokesman, for a benefit concert protesting California politics.

09/25/2012

Bruce and wife Patti Scialfa with daughter Jessica at one of her equestrian competitions in 2011. (Photo by Chris Jackson/Getty Images)

Springsteen’s Daughter To Chris Christie: Horses Aren’t Food

New Jersey Governor Chris Christie hasn’t been shy about his love of Bruce Springsteen, but will he hear Springsteen’s daughter out?

09/13/2012

(From L-R) Bob Mothersbaugh, Bob Casale, Gerald Casale and Mark Allen Mothersbaugh of Devo. (Photo by Neilson Barnard/Getty Images)

Devo Rips Romney, Praises Blondie, Talks Musical: Interview

Devo will spend this month on the road alongside Blondie, playing “Whip It,” “Girl U Want” and other new wave classics to the nostalgic masses. But they also have a brand new song that’s likely to make the setlist, one that finds its inspiration in an unlikely place – Mitt Romney’s dog.

09/11/2012

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DNC 2012 Soundtrack: Springsteen, James Taylor, Tom Petty & More

As President Obama’s speech at the Democratic National Convention came to a thunderous close in Charlotte last night, viewers heard the triumphant sounds of an anthemic artist tailor-made for the occasion: Mr. Bruce Springsteen.

09/07/2012

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Ian Hunter On His New Album: Lying Politicians & The Wild West

Coming from someone who released an album by the name of “Rant,” Ian Hunter’s political outspokenness is no surprise.

09/05/2012

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Paul Ryan Likes To Rock: ‘My Playlist Starts With AC/DC & Ends With Zeppelin’

While chiding GOP running mate Romney for his taste, Wisconsin Rep. Ryan name-checked a few of his own favorites along the way, perhaps looking for a way to connect with potential male voters with these macho bands.

08/30/2012

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Hall and Oates To Namesake Super PAC: ‘I Can’t Go For That’

Last week came the news that Atlanta-based Hall and Oates fans had started a Super PAC called The Hall and Oates Fans for America Super PAC. It got a bit of attention, mostly for its novel name – so much so that Hall and Oates caught wind of it. And it seems they “can’t go for that.”

08/29/2012

Journey perform live in concert (photo by Ethan Miller/Getty Images)

Music At The RNC: Lynyrd Skynyrd, Journey & More

Who’s rocking the Republican National Convention this week? Southern rock, Kid Rock, and basically no women.

08/27/2012

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Hall & Oates Fans Fight Mitt Romney By Forming Super PAC

A group of Hall & Oates fans are declaring “I Can’t Go For That” to the Republican party.

08/23/2012

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