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Prince Announces 'The Hit & Run Album,' Streams "Hardrocklover"

Prince's band, 3rd Eye Girl, revealed today that the always-prolific rock legend will release a new album later this year entitled The Hit & Run Album.

The Fratellis Unveil "Baby Don't You Lie to Me" Music Video

Ahead of the release of forthcoming album Eyes Wide, Tongue Tied, The Fratellis have unveiled the video for their new single "Baby Don't You Lie To Me!"

Weezer Unveil "Go Away" Music Video Featuring Best Coast's Bethany Cosentino

Weezer have unveiled a zany new music video for "Go Away." The song, which happens to be the latest single off of the band's critically acclaimed 2014 album Everything Will Be Alright in the End, features Best Coast's Bethany Cosentino as a special guest.

Eight-String Guitarist Zac Tiessen Premieres "Infinity" Playthrough Video

Today, GuitarWorld.com presents a new playthrough video by eight-string guitarist Zac Tiessen. The song, "Infinity," is available through iTunes and Tiessen's Bandcamp page.

Los Lobos Announce New Album, 'Gates of Gold'

Legendary L.A. rockers Los Lobos have announced their first new studio album in five years, Gates of Gold. The 11 track collection will be released by 429 Records on September 25.

Rubber Soul: 40 Albums That Defined 1965

Nineteen hundred and sixty-five was the year where many of rock's titans began to take off creatively, transitioning from brilliant hit makers into true artists who changed the rulebook as they went along.

Wilco Release New Album, 'Star Wars,' As Free Download — Listen

Critically acclaimed alt-rockers Wilco released a brand new album, entitled Star Wars, for free on their website last night. You can download it here

'SNL' Guitarist Jared Scharff Adds "Unnecessary Shredding" to Disclosure/Sam Smith's "Latch" — Video

Saturday Night Live guitarist Jared Scharff has a new web series called Unnecessary Shredding. In it, Scharff adds shredding to songs that are devoid of shredding—if not devoid of guitars, period.

Andy Summers' Top 10 Guitar Moments with The Police

As a result of their world-conquering commercial success, it's easy to consider the Police mere "hit makers." But drawing that conclusion would undermine a truly phenomenal—and musically progressive—body of work. Though Sting's dark, brooding songwriting seemed to dominate the band, equally crucial were the musical contributions of the trio's soft-spoken guitarist, Andy Summers.

Pavement Announce 'The Secret History Vol. 1' Rarities Compilation

Iconic 90's indie rockers Pavement have announced The Secret History Vol. 1, the first of a series of five deluxe double LP's of rarities and B-sides (one for each of their five albums.) It covers the Slanted & Enchanted era (1990-1992,) and will be released on August 11 via Matador.