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Is Harry Styles the new Mick Jagger? Not according to Mick Jagger

Harry and Mick in 2015; Kevin Mazur/Getty Images for TDF Productions

Even back when Harry Styles was in One Direction, his resemblance to a young Mick Jagger was often mentioned. He’s since played on that resemblance, portraying the Rolling Stones front man on Saturday Night Live and allegedly taking inspiration from Jagger’s ’70s-era outfits. However, Jagger doesn’t really think he and Harry have much in common at all.... [Read Full Story]

Buffalo native John Rzeznik of The Goo Goo Dolls on supermarket shooting: “My biggest hope is that they keep that store open”

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Following last weekend’s mass shooting in Buffalo, New York — in which 18-year-old Payton Gendron allegedly killed 10 Black shoppers in what’s been described as a racially motivated shooting — one famous Buffalo artist says the event has sent “shockwaves through the whole community.”... [Read Full Story]

On new album 'Face the River,' Gavin DeGraw celebrates “two really amazing people”: his parents

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In Gavin DeGraw‘s first big hit “I Don’t Wanna Be,” he sang about being the son of a prison guard and a specialist. His new album Face the River was inspired by and pays tribute to the specialist and the prison guard: his parents Lynne and John Wayne DeGraw, who died in 2017 and 2020, respectively. But as Gavin notes, the album’s not a downer.... [Read Full Story]

Music notes: Harry Styles, Justin Timberlake and more

Harry Styles performed in the rain Thursday morning on the Today show and dished about his new album, Harry’s House, calling it “the album I’ve always wanted to make.” “I think for me, it’s definitely the most personal record I think I’ve made,” he said. “It was definitely the most intimately made thing I’ve done so far. Obviously, the pandemic and everything kind of added to the way it was made. It was made by a few people in a small room.” Harry’s House comes out Friday, May 20.... [Read Full Story]

Alanis Morissette admits she owes Olivia Rodrigo a “road survival kit”

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Last year, Olivia Rodrigo and Alanis Morissette interviewed each other for Rolling Stone, and when Olivia mentioned she was going to launch her first headline tour, Alanis said, “I’ll send you a kit. A survive-on-the-road kit for the sensitive soul.” Well, Olivia’s nearly done with the North American leg of her tour, and Alanis admits she hasn’t sent Olivia a darn thing.... [Read Full Story]