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Watch The Rolling Stones Perform "Hang On Sloopy" for the First Time Since 1966 — Video

Watch the Rolling Stones perform the McCoys' classic, and the official rock song of Ohio, "Hang On Sloopy," for the first time in 49 years!

Neil Young Premieres "A Rock Star Bucks a Coffee Shop" Music Video

Neil Young has released the music video for "A Rock Star Bucks a Coffee Shop," the first single off of his new album with the Promise of the Real, The Monsanto Years.

Hear Metallica's "Master of Puppets" with the Snare Sound of "St. Anger" — Video

Ever wanted to hear Metallica's "Master of Puppets" with the drum sound of "St. Anger"? Probably not. But in case the curiosity strikes you, YouTube user data_dreams 2000 has created a mix of "Master of Puppets" with the infamously dull drum sound of "St. Anger."

The Rolling Stones Premiere Alternate Version of "Dead Flowers" — Video

The Rolling Stones have premiered an alternate version of "Dead Flowers" that will appear on the upcoming reissue of the band's legendary 1971 album, Sticky Fingers.

Jethro Tull Announce 'Minstrel in the Gallery' Deluxe Reissues

In celebration of the iconic album's 40th anniversary, Jethro Tull have announced a series of deluxe reissues of Minstrel in the Gallery.

Watch Rush Perform "Jacob's Ladder" for the First Time Since 1980

Watch Rush perform "Jacob's Ladder," a song from their 1980 album, Permanent Waves, for the first time in 35 years!

Saints and Sinners: 60 Iconic Albums That Defined 1974

Seventy-four was one of rock's oddest years. It was a transition year that saw a moment of respite for its biggest names. Into the void debuted some new names, ones that would come to grow and stake their own place in rock's map. Led Zeppelin, Pink Floyd and the Who did not release new material, while the Rolling Stones, though still strong, had begun to show cracks after their beast mode period of '68 to '72.

Playback: The War On Drugs — 'Lost in the Dream'

In the newest edition of "Playback," I discuss a fairly new, but incredibly innovative record: Lost In the Dream by the War On Drugs. With Gene Simmons (and so many other stars) discussing rock's demise, you might be thinking all these naysayers have a point. In 2014, where else can the guitar be taken? Where can rock go?

Playback: The Walkmen — 'Everyone Who Pretended To Like Me Is Gone'

"Playback" focuses on innovative, guitar-infused records that you may not have heard before. But if you want to look at the instrument in different ways, you owe it to yourself to check some of these records out. First up, the Walkmen's debut album, Everyone Who Pretended To Like Me Is Gone.

New Found Power: 50 Albums That Defined 2004

In 2004, the landscape of mainstream rock was jarred once again by Green Day's American Idiot. An incredibly ambitious rock opera that touched on politics, depression and suburban ennui, it shifted millions of copies and re-established the trio as the American pop-punk band.