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Bob Seger’s New Album Hits Stores Today; Says His Political Stance Will Cost Him Fans [Video]

Bob Seger says with his new album, "Ride Out," he's "talking to the whole world."

The 69-year-old rocker tackles a number of political issues on the disc, including climate change and gun violence.

He tells The Detroit Free Press he felt a sense of urgency to "speak up before it's too late" because at his age, "you're very, very aware of your mortality."

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The Wacky Truth Behind Rock Star Riders

Did Iggy Pop really demand the Seven Dwarves in his concert rider?

We all know that rock stars can be a crazy bunch. We’ve all heard the story of the requests demanded in artist’s riders, and now a new book , “Excess All Areas,” details just a few of the more outrageous ones.

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2014 American Music Award Nominations

The 2014 American Music Award nominations are here, and Iggy Azalea is in the lead with six noms.

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ArtPrize 2014: What’s Going On October 12

ArtPrize 2014, Grand Rapids' sixth annual public art extravaganza, wraps up today.

So, head to downtown Grand Rapids to check out the winners and revisit your favorites before ArtPrize closes at 6 p.m.

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Pink Floyd Releases New Song, ‘Louder Than Words’

After teasing fans with 30-second samples of some new songs over the past couple weeks, Pink Floyd have finally unveiled a full track from their upcoming album, 'The Endless River.'

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Anila Quayyum Agha’s "Intersections" -- Ann-Marie Jurek
Anila Quayyum Agha’s "Intersections" -- Ann-Marie Jurek
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ArtPrize 2014: What’s Going On October 11

And the envelopes please.

On Friday night in ceremonies at the Grand Rapids Civic Theatre with a watch party at Rosa Park Circle, ArtPrize 2014 handed out its awards.

The big winner was Indianapolis artist Anila Quayyum Agha's Grand Rapids Art Museum installation titled "Intersections."

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This Rated List of Every Led Zeppelin Track Will Kill Four Hours Of Your Day [Video]

Spin Magazine took the time to rank every Led Zeppelin track ever recorded (there's only 87, which kind of surprised me).

If you're my age, not only is this a journey through your youth, it will have you recalling musical moments that you thought were long lost. ("Boogie With Stu," anyone?)

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The Who Announce Massive 50th Anniversary Tour for 2015

Roger Daltrey and Pete Townshend will play a two-leg, 38-concert 2015 North American tour in celebration of the Who's 50th anniversary.

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Katy Perry Is Reportedly Performing at the 2015 Super Bowl Halftime Show

Katy Cats, get ready to 'Roar' -- Katy Perry is reportedly performing at the 2015 Super Bowl Halftime show!

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ArtPrize 2014: What’s Going On October 10

Rick DeVos' brainchild is six years old this fall.

And for something originally imagined as a possible film festival, its 32-year-old founder admits ArtPrize has grown enough he's now able to take it in and enjoy it.

"In the earliest days, it was to do something that people would have to talk about," DeVos said Thursday at The ArtPrize Hub. "I always thought Grand Rapids could use a great cultural event."

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Handicapping The 2015 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Nominees [Video]

After installing its arguably most stellar class in 2014, the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame attempts to top it with the 2015 list of nominees.

The list is led by Lou Reed, nominated this time for his solo work (he's already in as a member of the Velvet Underground); and Stevie Ray Vaughan, the blues guitarist whose life was tragically cut short in a helicopter crash in 1990.

But who among this year's nominees will make it in? Here's my picks.

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Merry Clayton’s ‘Gimme Shelter’ Vocals Still Bring Chills [Video]

It was one of those things that happen to you if you spend too much time online, someone posts a video, you do some googling, and the next thing you know you're on a page to see who the background singer was on the Rolling Stones' hit "Gimme Shelter", and then you find out it's a fascinating story, involving a wonderfully talented woman.

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