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Five questions with Alice Cooper

The veteran rocker chats about Groucho, Gaga and the inability to shock anyone anymore. Read more

Lambert, Bryan rule over CMA's

Miranda Lambert was the reigning queen of Wednesday’s Country Music Association Awards, but Luke Bryan marked a long-earned breakthrough by winning entertainer of the year. Read more

Eli Young Band prepares for another House Party in Arlington

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The Eli Young Band will mark its 15th year in the business next year, and the guys of the Denton-based country-rock foursome certainly carry themselves like veterans these days. The group released its second major-label album, 10,000 Towns, this year, criss-crossing t... Read more

Lone Star Sounds: New music from Ronnie Fauss

Singer-songwriter Ronnie Fauss, based in Dallas but signed to New West Records’ Americana imprint, Normaltown Records, has fashioned Built to Break, the follow-up to his 2012 label... Read more

Watch this: Pentatonix’s latest holiday video

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Pentatonix — the vocal quintet founded by Arlington Martin High grads Scott Hoying, Mitch Grassi and Kirstie Maldonado — gets a lot of attention for its singing, which earned it first place on the third season of NBC’s a cappella competition The Sing-Off... Read more

CD review: Sam Hunt, ‘Montevallo’

A former college football quarterback, Sam Hunt might be expected to huddle up with all the macho, in-your-face male country singers currently filling the radio airwaves. Read more

Reagan James, Craig Wayne Boyd compete in ‘The Voice’ knockout rounds

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The Voice wrapped up its “knockout” rounds Monday with an appearance from the last two North Texas vocalists still competing in the show’s seventh season. Read more

Concert review: Where House From the Black Lagoon

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There are nights when I want to sit in an intimate venue and listen to musicians ply their craft in front of a small but attentive audience. Halloween is just not that night. Read more

Taylor Swift playing AT&T Stadium Oct. 15

Taylor Swift Performs on "Good Morning America"

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A week after releasing her potentially million-selling new ... Read more

Watch this: Casey James with the Doobie Brothers

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The Doobie Brothers are taking a cue from other veteran artists and releasing an album, Southbound, that teams the Doobies with a lot of young(er) guns. Read more

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