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Neil Young Goes PG-13, Foo Fighters Retire (?) At Global Festival In NYC

The Global Citizen Festival in New York City was an event with a stated goal to “Celebrate the progress made in fighting extreme poverty, secure financial commitments for tackling extreme poverty and disease, and mobilise thousands of ambassadors for change.” But festival headliner Neill Young made sure that this wasn’t your average televised money and awareness raising concert: when he and Crazy Horse played “F***in’ Up,” it took the event straight into PG-13 (or R) territory.

09/30/2012

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Did Dave Grohl Retire The Foo Fighters At The Global Citizen Festival?

“Without making a big deal out of it, we don’t have any shows after this… honestly, I don’t know when we’re gonna do it again.” – Dave Grohl from the stage of the Global Citizen Festival.

09/30/2012

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Watch Neil Young, Foo Fighters, Black Keys Online At Tomorrow’s Global Citizen Festival

Tomorrow afternoon the Global Citizen Festival will bring top artists and 60,000 rock fans to New York City’s Central Park for the Global Citizen Festival, a massive, free ticketed advocacy concert that will put the movement to end extreme poverty in the headlines.

09/28/2012

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Neil Young, John Mellencamp Highlight Farm Aid: “A Mission From God”

At a press conference before this year’s Farm Aid, Neil Young said that saving family farms should be considered “A mission from God!” Throughout the day, Young certainly spoke, and performed, as if he was, indeed, on a divine mission.

09/23/2012

Mumford & Sons are all smiles alongside Elvis Costello. (photo by Larry Busacca/Getty)

Mumford & Sons’ Big-Name Endorsements: Robert Plant, Bob Dylan, Neil Young, Ray Davies

Like fellow folkies Dawes, Mumford & Sons seems to be one of the most predominant new acts to be name-checked by rock’s royalty. Let’s take a look at which other musical icons have endorsed Marcus Mumford and his mates.

09/21/2012

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Pegi Young Talks Bridge School Benefit [VIDEO]

The Bridge School Benefit Concert is an annual event: an all-acoustic concert headlined by Neil Young, it always attracts a wide variety of artists. This year’s lineup includes Guns ‘N Roses, Jack White and Steve Martin. In the past, artists as diverse as Metallica, Tony Bennett, Norah Jones and The Red Hot Chili Peppers have performed at the concert. But what is The Bridge School?

09/14/2012

Neil Young & Crazy Horse's "Psychedelic Pill" LP cover

More Details Emerge About Neil Young’s New LP

Neil Young and his long time-band Crazy Horse are about to release their second album of the year: Psychedelic Pill will follow Americana by less than five months when it is released on October 30. Psychedelic Pill, as previously reported, will be a double album (or a 3 LP set), and there will be a video for each of the album’s songs.

09/13/2012

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Neil Young, Guns N’ Roses, Steve Martin Playing This Year’s Bridge School Benefit

Axl Rose may have to stick to a schedule for once: he and Guns N Roses have signed on to perform at this years Bridge School Benefit Concert, and the young audience have a curfew to stick to. Also on the bill: Neil Young & Crazy Horse, comedian Steve Martin and his bluegrass group The Steep Canyon Rangers, The Flaming Lips, Jack White, Sarah McLachlan, Foster The People, Lucinda Williams, k.d. lang and Gary Clark Jr.

09/07/2012

Neil Young: Still rocking in the free world (and not space), despite NBC's death rumor. (photo by Darren Hauck/Getty Images)

NBC Falsely Reports Neil Young Dead – Plus 5 More Rock Star Death Rumors

In honor of NBC’s Neil Young/Neil Armstrong mix-up this weekend, here are five other rock star death rumors through the years.

08/27/2012

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Neil Young & Crazy Horse To Release “Psychedelic Pill” In October

Confirming wide-spread rumors, Neil Young and Crazy Horse will release their second record of 2013 this October, a double album called “Psychedelic Pill.”

08/25/2012

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