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ECON 101: Music Sucks, Sales Are Down
Everyone knows that the music industry has been struggling, is it because of illegal downloads? Is it iTunes? Or is it because music sucks? Looking at the list of the top 10 selling albums so far, I'm leaning toward the later. I can forgive Beyonce and Katy Perry because of their sheer hottness…
Led Zeppelin ‘IV’ Makes Return to Billboard 200 After 25 Years
Last week Led Zeppelin fans celebrated the band’s iconic fourth album’s 40th birthday. If you dusted off your original vinyl copy and bought a new needle for the occasion, one thing is for certain: you’re getting old.
Many fans however took advantage of special pricing for the album set for the occas…
They Will Rock You? – Possible Queen Reunion for 2012 Olympics
After hearing that Queen drummer Roger Taylor had suggested a reunion for the 2012 Olympics in London, singer Paul Rodgers said, “I would be open to something like that.” Rodgers told Billboard that he was proud of what he and Queen accomplished during their years togethe…
Black Sabbath – Back in Black?
While promoting his new book, Trust Me, I’m Dr. Ozzy, the wild man of rock spoke about the rumored Black Sabbath reunion. Ozzy Osbourne told Billboard magazine, “Yes, it’s a very, very strong possibility. It’s in the very early stages, so we have…
Lynyrd Skynyrd Working on New Album
Rock and Roll Hall of Famers Lynyrd Skynyrd are hard at work on crafting a new album. Frontman Johnny Van Zant discussed the progress the band have made with Billboard.com. “We’re getting about to the end of the writing part,” Van Zant said, and talked abo…