Facebook.com/TheBeatlesIf there's life on Mars, it be getting treated to some classic rock and pop music. In a recent blog message, a NASA scientist named Eric Blood posted a list of tunes that, each morning, are used to help "wake up" the Mars Curiosity robot that's currently exploring the Red Planet. read more ≫
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Insight EditionsA new book focusing on the life of late ***** frontman Freddie Mercury is scheduled for publication in October. Freddie Mercury: The Great Pretender serves as a companion piece to the similarly named documentary that's being released on DVD and Blu-ray on September 25. read more ≫
Razor & TieTwo of Foreigner's biggest hits were made available for the Rock Band 3 video game this week. The tunes, 1981's "Waiting for a Girl Like You" and 1984's "I Want to Know What Love Is," peaked at #2 and #1, respectively, on the Billboard Hot 100 chart. The tracks can be purchased at the Rock Band Music Store, and are priced at $1.99 for the Xbox and PlayStation 3 platforms and for $2 for the Wii. Both songs feature support for the game's key read more ≫
Mary McCartney/MPL Communications Ltd.Three members of the Russian female punk band ***** Riot, who were ******** in February for inciting "religious hatred" during a performance at an empty Moscow church, were found guilty in court in Friday and sentenced to two years in prison. read more ≫
Blue Note RecordsAnita Baker is making major moves with her new song "Lately." It's the highest debut single of anyone on Billboard's Urban AC chart in 15 years, and has the most adds on the Billboard Urban AC list. The track also is the biggest debut single of Baker's career and her best since her song "Body & Soul" bowed at #15 in 1994.
"Lately" is the lead single off Anita's new album, Only Forever, which is due out on October 23.
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