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Musicians are showing there’s more than one way to rock the vote

With virtual concerts, newly released music, videos and PSAs, many musicians are committing themselves to voter education and mobilization leading up to the election.

Post Malone, Kelly Clarkson, BTS set for Billboard Awards

The show will air live on NBC at 8 p.m. EST. Some of the performances will be live, while others were pre-taped due to the coronavirus pandemic.


Rounder Records at 50, and the ragtag trio who started it all

Launched from a Somerville apartment by three "hippies" in 1970, one of the most influential labels in roots music reaches a milestone.

Amanda Forsythe on recovering her voice after COVID-19: ‘Everything sounds normal’

When the Boston-based soprano got sick while rehearsing in London this February, she was misdiagnosed with the flu.


Band, interrupted: Darlingside pushes through quarantine to complete ‘Fish Pond Fish’

The band, known for their rich four-part harmonies, had finished two of three planned recording sessions for the new album. Then came March.

Former Van Halen bandmate Gary Cherone and other admirers pay tribute to a guitar god

“No one who picked up a guitar after him wasn’t influenced by him," his friend and onetime bandmate said.

The wonder of Eddie Van Halen

He set the pace for 1980s guitar rock, and he did it all with a look on his face that suggested he was just as shocked and amazed by what his fingers were doing as everybody else.

Listen to some of Van Halen’s greatest hits

Eddie Van Halen was a pioneering guitarist whose lightning fast style and flashy showmanship wowed listeners and audiences for decades. Here are some of his most notable moments.