Opeth's Fake Nikki Sixx: An Interview with Mikael Akerfeldt

Opeth's Fake Nikki Sixx: An Interview with Mikael Akerfeldt

By Brice Ezell

28 Sep 2016 // 2:00 AM

Opeth frontman Mikael Akerfeldt opens up about Opeth's 25 year career, the band's new album Sorceress, and his desire to score a Meryl Streep film one day....

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Racializing Rock: The '60s and the White Sounds of 'Pet Sounds'

By Joshua Friedberg

27 Sep 2016 // 2:30 AM

Pet Sounds is not a racist text, but its impact was racist because it further encoded rock as a white genre, perpetuating the institutionalized prejudice that relegated African Americans to the margins of rock....

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Sales of the old-school LPs are at a nearly 30-year high and rising, making it one of the only growth areas in the long-troubled music business. ...

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A-list rockers headline Germany's second Lolla installment...

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20 Questions: Rachael Yamagata

// Sound Affects

"After a four year break since her last album, Rachael Yamagata reveals a love of spreadsheets, a love for Streisand, and why it's totally OK to suck at playing guitar.

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