10 Bands That Kept It In The Family When Replacing A Member

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Rock n’ roll fans the world over were saddened last week by the news that founding AC/DC rhythm guitar great Malcolm Young was leaving the band due to ongoing health problems. If there was any solace to be taken, it was that the band was keeping it in the family in replacing him with nephew Stevie Young, who had previously filled in for Mal on AC/DC’s 1988 tour. They are hardly the first group to fill an open lineup spot with a band member’s kith and kin. Read more…

Nick Jonas Reveals Chiseled Six-Pack Abs In Flaunt Magazine Cover

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Nick Jonas keeps getting hotter and hotter. His latest single “Jealous” talks about how he occasionally gets fiercely overprotective over his bombshell girlfriend Olivia Culpo but it’s time for the tables to turn. In the latest issue of Flaunt Magazine appropriated called “The Grind” issue, Jonas gives fans an up close and personal look at his rock hard abs. This steamy cover completely solidifies his status as the Jonas Brother sex symbol. Take that Joe and Kevin!

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Taylor Swift Shakes It Off To Become a Pop Star + Other Musicians Who Changed Genres Mid Career

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Taylor Swift is no longer the country darling that she was at the start of her career. While her last album, Red signified the beginning of her cross over into pop, the album still had shades of Tay’s former country self. However, with the release of her latest number one hit, “Shake It Off”, she’s shaking off her country persona — and indeed her country sound — entirely in order to pursue traditional pop. With Taylor as our inspiration, we’re looking at not only her mid-career genre change, but at some of our other favorite musos who have done the same, and rating their transformations.

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Where Do Art Official Age And PlectrumElectrum Rank Among Prince’s Double And Triple Releases?

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Prince recently released his latest output, a dual drop comprising of a solo album and an album with his backing band 3RDEYEGIRL. The Art Official Age and PlectrumElectrum double release isn’t the first time the Purple One has hit fans with a bevy of songs at once. Prince has long pushed for multi-volume releases, having previously dropped double and triple albums.

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What Terrifies the S–t Out of YOK Artist Vance Joy?

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VH1′s You Oughta Know artist from down under Vance Joy says he’s afraid of dentists, the dark and pretty girls in his hit “Riptide,” but what really terrifies him most? Watch the video above to find out. Read more…