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SXSW 2017 World Premiere: ‘May It Last: A Portrait of the Avett Brothers’

'True Sadness,' by the Avett Brothers, was nominated for a Grammy in the Americana category. What was the journey of its creation?

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2017 Rock Festival Preview: Shaky Knees, Chicago Open Air, Firefly Music Festival, and Montebello Rockfest

Beyond SXSW, Bonnaroo, and Coachella are some other notable festivals this year. Read on to find out which of the four fests previewed in this article that beloved artists and groups like Bob Dylan, Ozzy, Slayer, Megadeth, Iggy Pop, At the Drive-In, Queens of the Stone Age, The Pixies, Weezer, Muse, and others will be rockin'.

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Music Review: The Residents – ‘The Ghost of Hope’

Like crushed train cars telescoping into one another, these seven tracks fuse song and soundtrack-style music, contemporary newspaper accounts and musique concrète, into a gumbo of "you are there" tone poems about real-life train crashes of the late 19th and early 20th centuries.

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Music Review: Crystal Fairy – ‘Crystal Fairy’ (Supergroup feat. members of The Melvins, At the Drive-In, & Le Butcherettes)

One-off or not, 'Crystal Fairy' should still go down as a late career highlight for The Melvins maestros (Buzz Osborne and Dale Crover) and a breakout performance for Teri Gender Bender.

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Music Review: Judas Priest – ‘Turbo’ [Remastered 30th Anniversary Edition]

'Turbo' has its flaws but it should still be appreciated as the distinct, experimental nugget full of party rockers that it is. The real gem of this three-CD edition, however, is the 20-track live show from May 22, 1986 that makes up the latter two discs.

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