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Intro 5.13.14: Videos from Afghan Whigs, Lady Gaga, Lykke Li and more

The Afghan Whigs released "Do to the Beast,"

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Afghan Whigs celebrate the release of “Do to the Beast,” their first album in 16 years, at Brooklyn Bowl on Thursday.

Intro brings you the week’s hottest videos and shows every Monday. To catch up on all the Intros and watch classic Long Island music scene videos, check out Newsday Music’s YouTube channel at http://www.youtube.com/newsdaymusic.

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AFGHAN WHIGS, “Algiers.”...

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Intro 4.7.14: Videos from Hall & Oates, Lady Gaga, SoMo and more

Hall & Oates (Daryl Hall and John Oates)

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Daryl Hall and John Oates take their place in the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame alongside Peter Gabriel, Kiss, Nirvana, Linda Ronstadt and Cat Stevens at Barclays Center Thursday.

Intro brings you the week’s hottest videos and shows every Monday. To catch up on all the Intros and watch classic Long Island music scene videos, check out Newsday Music’s YouTube channel at http://www.youtube.com/newsdaymusic.

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Lady Gaga rules Roseland Ballroom

Lady Gaga performs on Monday, March 31, 2014

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Lady Gaga isn’t backing down.

Her record-setting string of shows that will serve as the finale for Roseland Ballroom, set to close after 95 years of entertaining Manhattan, is as brainy and fierce as the “Artpop” album that spawned it. And on Monday night, the third concert in her seven-show run, Gaga fired up her faithful Little Monsters from the moment she took the paper-rose-covered stage...

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Intro 3.24.14: Videos from Lady Gaga, Sam Smith, Rakim and more

Who knows what Lady Gaga will have in store for Roseland Ballroom’s final hurrah, starting Friday?

Intro brings you the week’s hottest videos and shows every Monday. To catch up on all the intros and watch classic Long Island music scene videos, check out Newsday Music’s YouTube channel at http://www.youtube.com/newsdaymusic.

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LADY GAGA, “G.U.Y.” At Roseland Ballroom...

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Lady Gaga sets Madison Square Garden show

Lady Gaga arrives at Narita International Airport in

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Lady Gaga has finally announced her “Artpop” tour plans for next year, including a Madison Square Garden appearance on May 13.

Her “artRave: The ARTPOP Ball” launches in Fort Lauderdale on May 4, following her seven-show stint in March and April that will be the final concerts at Roseland Ballroom.

Tickets for artRave are $35-$200 and go on sale Tuesday at 2 p.m. to fan club members...

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Lady Gaga shows will be Roseland Ballroom's last

Lady Gaga will perform the final concerts at

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Lady Gaga will perform the final concerts at Roseland Ballroom, a string of intimate shows ending on April 2.

The Gaga four-show homestand, the first concerts announced since her recent chart-topping “ARTPOP” album — will start on her 28th birthday on March 28, with shows also scheduled on March 30, March 31 and finally April 2.

Tickets are $50-$200 and go on sale at 10 a.m. Nov. 25...

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Miley Cyrus naked on Rolling Stone cover

Miley Cyrus poses topless on the cover of

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Miley Cyrus is naked on the cover of the new Rolling Stone, giving her now-signature, sticking-out-her-tongue look.

Cue the controversy.

The 20-year-old, former “Hannah Montana” star is used to it, after all. Following her twerk-tastic performance in a nude-colored bikini on MTV’s Video Music Awards, complaints rose up from everyone from the Concerned Women for America to the guy who...

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Lady Gaga unveils 'Applause' video on 'GMA': Watch it here

Lady Gaga in the "Applause" video.

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Lady Gaga unveiled the video for “Applause” in her own over-the-top fashion Monday morning, taking over all of the screens in Times Square, thanks to her appearance on “Good Morning America.”

“It’s a total dream come true,” she said, watching the scene from the “Good Morning America” roof.

“Applause” is a barrage of artistic images and choreography, directed by Inez & Vinoodh, continuing...

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Lady Gaga to perform at MTV VMAs

Singer Lady Gaga is a critic of hydraulic

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Lady Gaga is set to perform at the MTV Video Music Awards at Barclays Center on Aug. 25, where she will unveil the first single from her upcoming “ARTPOP” album.

Gaga is the first announced performer for the ceremony, which is returning to New York for the first time in four years. Justin Timberlake and Macklemore & Ryan Lewis lead the night with six nominations apiece.

Since hip...

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