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The Stories Behind 15 Albums Named After Numbers, Featuring a Lot of Van Halen

When you think about it, most album titles are a little cryptic (Fiona Apple, I love you, but that’s a lot of title). But there’s something especially intriguing about a record that goes by nothing but a few digits. Those digits are usually anything but random, so here are a few of those musical mysteries, [...]

The Late Movies: Guess the Theme Thursday XIII

It’s Thursday, it’s late, it’s once again time for GUESS THE THEME! All the clips below have something in common. Can you guess what it is? This week is tough, but leave your best guesses in the comments. Queen – Crazy Little Thing Called Love Pearl Jam – Alive Elvis Costello & The Attractions – Radio, Radio Ke$sha – [...]

The Late Movies: Springsteen’s Last Stand

Philadelphia recently said goodbye to a beloved institution when the Wachovia Spectrum closed its doors forever on Halloween night. Before the 42-year-old arena’s final event (a four-night stand by Pearl Jam), Bruce Springsteen and the E Street Band set up shop at 3601 S Broad St. and bid farewell to the first arena they ever [...]