Tom Petty

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Donald Trump outside the White House, on Friday. Friday was not the end of what the American president tweeted was ‘the World’s most expensive Witch Hunt’. Photograph: Evan Vucci/AP

I got a call at 3pm Friday from the Washington electric company telling me that a manhole in front of my house was smoking, that the underground cable(...)

Avicii performing in 2013 in New York. Photograph: Mike Pont/WireImage/Getty Images

The man who got as close as anyone could to the superstar musician Avicii still has no explanation for why he died six months ago. “I have this feelin(...)

Mac Miller:  the Pittsburgh rapper  died on  September 7th, 2018, at his home in California’s San Fernando Valley. He was 26. Photograph: J. Emilio Flores/The New York Time

Mac Miller, the popular Pittsburgh rapper who died in September at 26, suffered an accidental fatal overdose of fentanyl, cocaine and alcohol, accordi(...)

 Lindsey Buckingham performing with  Fleetwood Mac  during MusiCares Person of the Year honouring Fleetwood Mac at Radio City Music Hall, New York, in   January.  Photograph: Steven Ferdman/Getty Images

Guitarist Lindsey Buckingham has sued his former Fleetwood Mac bandmates, accusing them of breach of contract for cutting him out of their North Ameri(...)

These days, the death of any high-profile musician means that a money-spinning anthology, best of or career-encompassing collection is inevitable befo(...)

Billy Joel during his concert at the Aviva Stadium, Dublin, on Saturday. Photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times

There are misunderstood pop stars and then there’s Billy Joel. The 1980s hit-maker is a product of the same blue collar milieu that gave the world Bru(...)

Robert Smith: ‘I couldn’t understand how we could be so successful and still be honest.’ Photograph: Sebastien Bozon/AFP/GettyImages

The first thing Robert Smith does is apologise for the makeup. He hasn’t worn it since his last concert with The Cure, in December 2016, but he has a (...)

Lorde knows: Melodrama effortlessly captures the specific nuances of love in the Instagram generation.

It is precisely one year since the release of Lorde’s second album, Melodrama. Ordinarily, a retrospective would be premature, but Melodrama already m(...)

Johnny Marr: 'My solo records are so satisfying now that I’m turning down more things than ever.'

Rock stars don’t come much better than Johnny Marr. Nicer than the purported “nicest guy in rock” Dave Grohl, cooler than Kurt Cobain, more benevolent(...)

Lindsey Buckingham (right) has parted ways with Fleetwood Mac. Photograph: Andrew Kelly/Reuters

Lindsey Buckingham has parted ways with Fleetwood Mac months before they are scheduled to embark on a live tour. In a statement, the band announced: (...)

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