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Boston's John Hancock Tower Up For Auction As Owners Default On Loan

Reality Television is Tuned Into Boston

It seems like the past few months have rocketed our beloved city of Boston to new heights of stardom. New reality shows based on everything from our local cops to our local drunks, have the Boston area in the television spotlight, whether we like it or not.

03/15/2013

George Harrison of The Beatles, poses with his wife, the former Patti Boyd, 21, during a news conference in London, England, on Jan. 22, 1966.  (AP Photo)

Cops And Rockers: George Harrison Raided for Marijuana in 1969

This week in 1969 was supposed to be a beautiful one for The Beatles with Paul McCartney getting married. But George Harrison cast a shadow over the occasion when he and then-wife Patti Boyd got busted for marijuana possession.

03/15/2013

Dave Grohl & Paul McCartney together at the 12-12-12 Concert. (Don Emmert/AFP/Getty Images)

Dave Grohl’s Classic Rock Credentials

Considering he gets to hang with his idols all day, Dave Grohl has a pretty cool life. So we decided we’d go through his classic rock credentials and roll out the highlight reel.

03/14/2013

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Black Sabbath Reveal Release Date and Plans for New Album ’13’

Black Sabbath’s triumphant return now has a release date. Ozzy Osbourne & Co. will release the Rick Rubin-produced “13” this June.

03/13/2013

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5 Things Janis Joplin Could Teach Justin Bieber

Given the tumultuous year 2013 has been for Justin Bieber thus far (or so he says), perhaps the 19-year-old could learn something from Janis Joplin’s tragic demise at such a young age.

03/13/2013

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From Axl Rose To John Mayer: Five Classic Onstage Meltdowns

Why make this list of incidents that may make us sad and lose faith in our rock heros? Because like a mountain or a train wreck, they’re there and we cannot look away.

03/08/2013

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Guitar On Iggy and the Stooges’ New Song ‘Burn’ Is Thick

We hear vintage James Williamson attack on the new song from Iggy & The Stooges, “Burn.” The thick guitars on the track likely mean the new album, “Ready to Die” will be filled with monstrous fuzz.

03/08/2013

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Ozzy The Great & Powerful: 10 WTF Music Moments

All of these moments may well have had Ozzy Osbourne wondering what the holy hell is going on, much like Diggs when he first landed in Oz.

03/08/2013

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Soundgarden Stars As Segway Gang In Dave Grohl-Directed Video

If the year were 1990 and Dave Grohl was asked to help his pals in Soundgarden with something, it would likely be helping drummer Matt Cameron carry the drum kit from the van into a [...]

01/29/2013

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Inside The Album Of The Year: Jack White ‘Blunderbuss’

After spearheading three successful rock bands (The White Stripes, The Raconteurs and The Dead Weather), starting a record label (Third Man Records) and producing albums for legendary artists (Loretta Lynn and Wanda Jackson), it seemed [...]

01/16/2013

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