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Nirvana gets an incredible Rock and Roll Hall of Fame induction

Dave Grohl performs with Nirvana following the band's

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The battle at this year’s Rock and Roll Hall of Fame induction ceremony wasn’t the one anybody was expecting.

It wasn’t between the members of Kiss (they were all actually quite nice to each other onstage) or between Kiss and the Rock Hall officials (mostly nice, but Paul Stanley did feel he had to complain a bit). It wasn’t between Kurt Cobain’s widow, Courtney Love, and the surviving members...

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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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Intro 3.17.14: Videos from I Am the Avalanche, Billy Joel and more

Local band I Am the Avalanche -- from

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I Am the Avalanche rolls out its personal, Superstorm-Sandy-inspired new album “Wolverines” at Looney Tunes Monday.

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.

THE LIST

I AM THE AVALANCHE,...

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Intro 2.17.14: Videos from Kanye West, Rhye, APB and more

This Jan. 17, 2014 file photo shows singer

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Kanye West will wrap up the North American leg of his “Yeezus” tour at Nassau Coliseum Sunday.

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.

THE LIST

KANYE WEST, “Bound 2.” At Nassau Coliseum...

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Fall Out Boy joined by Paramore's Hayley Williams at VH1 Super Bowl Blitz concert

Patrick Stump of Fall Out Boy performs onstage

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Fall Out Boy’s Pete Wentz promised there would be surprises at the band’s Brooklyn Bowl show last night, part of VH1’s Super Bowl Blitz concerts leading up to the big game. And the band certainly delivered: Paramore’s Hayley Williams joined them for “Sugar, We’re Goin’ Down,” the show’s mascot Iggy the Penguin body surfed, and San Diego Chargers tight end Antonio Gates showed off his bowling skills.

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TLC, Janelle Monae on VH1's Super Bowl team

Chilli, left, and T-Boz, both of TLC, stop

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VH1 plans to celebrate the upcoming Super Bowl, by throwing parties in every borough and New Jersey hosted by Nick Cannon and Stacy Keibler.

Tickets for most of the shows go on sale at 10 a.m. Friday through Ticketmaster. However, if you don’t snag one of the seats, you can still catch the shows the next day on VH1’s website and its app.

The full lineup:

Jan. 27: J.Cole, Kupferberg...

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Fall Out Boy, Paramore set for Jones Beach

Patrick Stump of Fall Out Boy performs onstage

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Fall Out Boy and Paramore – two of 2013’s best live acts – have joined forces for “Momentour” this summer, which includes a stop at Nikon Theater at Jones Beach on June 21.

Now one of the most-anticipated shows of the year, "Momentour" shows that both bands plan to keep promoting two of 2013's best albums. Fall Out Boy recently launched “Alone Together,” its latest single from the...

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Miley Cyrus, Macklemore rock Z100 Jingle Ball

Miley Cyrus backstage at Z100's Jingle Ball 2013,

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It’s easy to see why Miley Cyrus was the belle of Z100’s Jingle Ball Friday night at Madison Square Garden.

It wasn’t because she twerked with Santa – though she did. It wasn’t her dance with a woman dressed as a Christmas tree. Or her regular rump-shaking dances.

No, Cyrus succeeded in getting the mostly teenaged crowd to shriek at One Direction-like volumes because she is trying to...

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Intro 11.25.13: Videos from Hoodie Allen, Foxes, Glassjaw and more

Plainview-born rapper Hoodie Allen comes to Roseland Ballroom

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Happy Thanksgiving! Be grateful Hoodie Allen’s “Party With Your Friends” Tour wraps up at home at Roseland Ballroom Friday and Saturday.

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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HOODIE...

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Nirvana, LL Cool J lead Rock and Roll Hall of Fame nominees

Nirvana is the only act on the Rock

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Nirvana, The Replacements, Peter Gabriel, Hall & Oates, and Linda Ronstadt lead the list of first-time nominees for next year's Rock and Roll Hall of Fame class, while Bay Shore native LL Cool J, Kiss and Chic are among the return nominees.

Other first-timers making the list, which was announced Wednesday are Yes, The Zombies and guitarist Link Wray. Rounding out the repeat nominee list...

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