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Amid row over Billboard's list of top 10 rock songs of the decade, how genre is defined in 21st century merits a look
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Amid row over Billboard's list of top 10 rock songs of the decade, how genre is defined in 21st century merits a look

The top three spots on Billboard’s Top-10 Rock Songs list are dominated by one band: Imagine Dragons, who were perhaps to the 2010s what Nickelback were to the aughties

Music trends of the decade: The Spotify effect, Lana Del Rey's summertime sadness, Kanye vs Kendrick and genre fluidity
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Music trends of the decade: The Spotify effect, Lana Del Rey's summertime sadness, Kanye vs Kendrick and genre fluidity

From streaming services to the globalisation of pop and from the rise of hip-hop to the changing face of rock, music trends of the decade.

Coke Studio: Exploring human struggles, the divine in musical rendition of Shikwa-Jawaab-e-Shikwa
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Coke Studio: Exploring human struggles, the divine in musical rendition of Shikwa-Jawaab-e-Shikwa

Coke Studio Pakistan's Shikwa-Jawaab-e-Shikwa revitalises the classic struggle between ignorance and knowledge, the timeless and the transcendental, the hidden and the manifest in a musical format

Moongphali, Delhi's latest rock dependables, on transitioning from reworked cover songs to original music
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Moongphali, Delhi's latest rock dependables, on transitioning from reworked cover songs to original music

In the fired up world of New Delhi Hindi rock band Moongphali, diversity informs their music.

Two elderly men sneak out of nursing home to attend Wacken Open Air festival in Germany
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Two elderly men sneak out of nursing home to attend Wacken Open Air festival in Germany

Boasting a line-up inclusive of Judas Priest, Hatebreed, Danzig, In Flames and Running Wild, Wacken Open Air festival took place from 2 to 4 August 2018.

Argentine rock star Cristian ‘Pity’ Alvarez accused of shooting man four times under influence of drugs
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Argentine rock star Cristian ‘Pity’ Alvarez accused of shooting man four times under influence of drugs

Alvarez allegedly fled the scene and attempted to dispose of the weapon, which was later found in a sewer.

The Kinks set to reunite after 20 years; frontman Ray Davies confirms they are recording a new album
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The Kinks set to reunite after 20 years; frontman Ray Davies confirms they are recording a new album

Ray Davies said that he had been working in the studio with brother Dave Davies and drummer Mick Avory and they were "making a new Kinks album".

Bohemian Rhapsody trailer, new images of Rami Malek as Freddie Mercury in Queen biopic released at CinemaCon
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Bohemian Rhapsody trailer, new images of Rami Malek as Freddie Mercury in Queen biopic released at CinemaCon

Rami Malek's transformation into the Queen front-man ended the session on a high note, as CinemaCon attendees got a glimpse of the band's epic journey from outcasts to superstars.

Wolf Alice concert review: Britain’s hottest indie band enthrall underwhelming Mumbai crowd at Backdoors 2018
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Wolf Alice concert review: Britain’s hottest indie band enthrall underwhelming Mumbai crowd at Backdoors 2018

Wolf Alice's hour-long set at Backdoors 2018 was loaded with fan favourites and tracks from their new album, Visions of a Life.

Wolf Alice on Visions of a Life, '80s synth-pop revival, #GrammysSoMale and Backdoors 2018
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Wolf Alice on Visions of a Life, '80s synth-pop revival, #GrammysSoMale and Backdoors 2018

In an interview with Firstpost, Wolf Alice frontwoman Ellie Rowsell discusses the 80s influences behind their new album, their first-ever India tour and more.

Avial’s self-titled debut album turns 10: How the Malayalam rock band changed the music scene
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Avial’s self-titled debut album turns 10: How the Malayalam rock band changed the music scene

Released on 8 February 2008 by Phat Phish Records, Avial remains timeless for its genre-bending, moody brand of Malayalam rock which arguably influenced the next generation of rockers who weren’t afraid of incorporating traditional elements | #FirstCulture

Rock legend Tom Petty's death due to accidental drug overdose confirm medical reports
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Rock legend Tom Petty's death due to accidental drug overdose confirm medical reports

Tom Petty died of an accidental overdose after taking various painkillers, according to a statement issued by his family on 19 January via a Facebook post

Ray Thomas, founding member of The Moody Blues, passes away aged 76
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Ray Thomas, founding member of The Moody Blues, passes away aged 76

Ray Thomas, a founding member of rock group The Moody Blues, has died at 76, months before the band is due to be inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame

Gwyneth Paltrow brings The Go-Gos to Broadway in the musical Head Over Heels
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Gwyneth Paltrow brings The Go-Gos to Broadway in the musical Head Over Heels

The Go-Gos, the pioneering all-woman rock band, are heading to Broadway with an assist by Gwyneth Paltrow who is producing the musical Head Over Heels

Linkin Park singer Chester Bennington passes away at 41; singer reportedly committed suicide
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Linkin Park singer Chester Bennington passes away at 41; singer reportedly committed suicide

Linkin Park frontman Chester Bennington has committed suicide by hanging himself; he was found dead in Los Angeles, on Thursday. He was 41.

Nine Inch Nails’ ‘Year Zero’: 10 years on, Trent Reznor's fictitious dystopian world seems real
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Nine Inch Nails’ ‘Year Zero’: 10 years on, Trent Reznor's fictitious dystopian world seems real

Nine Inch Nails' meticulously crafted, sonically insane Year Zero completed a decade last month and remains an ever-so important a listen.

Throwback Thursday: Ten musicians from the North East you cannot afford to miss
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Throwback Thursday: Ten musicians from the North East you cannot afford to miss

From Imphal Talkies to Voodoo Child, ahead of the Manipur Elections, here's a list of musicians from the North East that will make you day more musical.

Carlos Santana reunites lineup after 45 years
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Carlos Santana reunites lineup after 45 years

Carlos Santana, one of the pioneering Latin rockers in the United States, has reunited with his early band for its first album together in 45 years.

Remembering David Bowie: The man who sold the world; the finest and most beautiful freak show
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Remembering David Bowie: The man who sold the world; the finest and most beautiful freak show

His avant garde nature took him towards folk music, strains of which are prominent in his second album, also originally called David Bowie.

Hooligan’s Holiday comes to an end: Mötley Crüe plays final show in Los Angeles
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Hooligan’s Holiday comes to an end: Mötley Crüe plays final show in Los Angeles

On New Year’s Eve, American rock (hair-metal, if you prefer) band Mötley Crüe played its final show... ever.