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U2 Gives Away Surprise New Album

'Songs of Innocence' available for download on iTunes

(Newser) - Bigger iPhones and a high-tech watch were ostensibly the stars of yesterday's much-hyped Apple event, but a few other luminaries showed up to grace the stage in Cupertino, Calif. U2 made a surprise appearance and unexpectedly announced that a) it has a new album out, and b) all 500... More »

Dylan Fans Rejoice: 'Basement Tapes' Being Released

6-disc collection comes out Nov. 4, features 138 tracks

(Newser) - Bob Dylan once said that a rough collection of 138 songs he recorded with the Band at his home in 1967 should probably be destroyed. But the "Basement Tapes" are the stuff of legend and obsession for devoted Dylan fans, and now, every song has been remastered, arranged in... More »

After 43 Years, a New Hendrix Album

'People, Hell & Angels' out tomorrow

(Newser) - More than four decades after Jimi Hendrix's 1970 death, the guitar icon is releasing a new album tomorrow. People, Hell & Angels includes 12 previously unreleased tracks the rocker completed in the studio between 1968 and 1970, the Raw Story reports. The recordings "encompass a variety of unique... More »

Inside Gaga's 'Delicious' Tour

Lady Gaga talks new album The Fame Monster and The Monster Ball concerts

(Newser) - Lady Gaga's upcoming tour is more than just a series of concerts—it's a pop-electro opera, "a truly artistic experience that is going to take the form of the greatest post-apocalyptic house party that you've ever been to," she tells Rolling Stone. The Monster Ball launches Nov. 27,... More »

Boyle Breaks Pre-Order Record

Debut album for Britain's Got Talent star is selling fast

(Newser) - Susan Boyle's popularity shows no signs of dying down: The Britain's Got Talent runner-up is releasing her first album Nov. 23, and it has already broken Amazon's record for most pre-orders, the New York Daily News reports. "Although it's normal to see early enthusiasm for artists who have come... More »

Bon Jovi Is NBC's First 'Artist in Residence'

Jon and the boys will promote new album exclusively on network-owned air

(Newser) - In a move that will keep him exclusively on NBC-owned airwaves as he promotes his band’s upcoming album, Jon Bon Jovi has signed on as the network’s first “artist in residence.” His first appearance was on this morning’s Today show; he has spots scheduled with... More »

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