Bonnaroo 2015: The 17 Best Things We Saw

Worldmusicfests traveled to the 2015 edition of the long-running Bonnaroo festival in Manchester, Tennessee for four straight days of all manner of musical bliss. Begun in 2002 and named after Dr. John’s ...

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The 50 Best Fictional Songs of All Time

Writing a real song is easy; writing a fake song is hard. The fictional song has undergone something of a renaissance recently, thanks largely to two shows that return to TV lineups ...

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The 20 Best Metal Albums of 2015

Continuing the domination of last year’s hellish hopscotch between anarchy and orthodoxy, fortune — for 2015’s best metal acts — has once again favored the bold. Comfort food always has its places, but ...

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New York’s Jingle Ball 2015: A Power Ranking

Last night marked the biggest, most artist-jammed iteration of radio conglomerate iHeart’s annual Jingle Ball circuit, a cross-country “greatest hits of the year” tour that consistently sells out arenas — for good ...

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Every Guns N’ Roses Song, Ranked

The further from their peak we get, the crazier it feels that Guns N’ Roses ever happened. The Los Angeles-bred group behind the most streamlined, gut-punching street-rock singles and the most artistically ...

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James Grebey’s 25 Best Albums of 2015

To finish out the year, we’re offering the top 25 albums from various Worldmusicfests staffers. Here we have Staff Writer James Grebey. For most of the past year, a battle has been waged within ...

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The 40 Best Country Songs of 2014

This year was an unexpectedly big one for country, with different luminaries fighting to reclaim the genre for what they believe to be the greater good: Mekons’ long-suffering Jon Langford delivering an ...

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