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For Thurston Moore, it’s ‘a symphony of chainsaws and broken pianos’

Sonic Youth is arguably the greatest rock guitar band of all time. The uncompromising avant-garde quartet recorded a plethora of mesmerizing guitar jams during its 30-year career. Thurston Moore was half of the guitar tandem of the defunct band. Moore, 61, recently released "By the Fire," his fourth solo album since the demise of Sonic Youth.

Longtime Neil Young fan in Spokane cherishes mementos from music legend

I witnessed Neil Young's fans turn on him in Philadelphia on numerous occasions for refusing to pander. A decade ago, Young was buried in boos by a portion of a Wells Fargo Center audience for bleeding feedback out of his guitar for nearly 5 minutes. Young grinned and played on.

Concert review: Neil Young praises Spokane leaders for suing Monsanto

Seven songs into his Friday night set at the Spokane Arena, Neil Young abruptly stopped a rendition of the “Harvest” album opener “Out on the Weekend” because he realized he was holding the wrong guitar. The audience applauded in support – after all, how often does a rock legend halt a song mid-performance? – but Young had a message for the press.

Willie Nelson’s son backs another legend: Neil Young

Micah Nelson is the son of legendary country singer-songwriter Willie Nelson, and he was raised around great musicians. But he admits that he’s still somewhat star struck by Neil Young. Nelson and his brother Lukas are members of Promise of the Real, a California-based rock group that has served as Young’s backing band on his ongoing tour, which lands at the Spokane Arena on Friday.

Trump seeks new campaign song

Donald Trump has decided to find another campaign song. A press secretary for the real estate mogul said Wednesday that Trump would respect the wishes of Neil Young and no longer use “Rockin’ In the Free World,” which Trump featured Tuesday during his announcement that he was seeking the Republican Party’s nomination for president Any suggestions for The Donald's new campaign song?