The Trippy Troubadour: Micah Nelson Explains Why ‘Perfect’ Is Overrated

A little more than a dozen years ago, Willie Nelson stumbled out of the poker room at his house in Maui in a haze of marijuana smoke to find his then-14-year-old son Micah playing Mario Kart on a Nintendo 64. Micah had just returned from a school trip, and his father greeted him with a huge grin. "Welcome home, Particle Kid!" Willie said.

"I thought it was the funniest thing, so I

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See Dashboard Confessional’s Empowering New ‘Heart Beat Here’ Video

Dashboard Confessional released an uplifting black-and-white video for their folky new love song "Heart Beat Here."

The clip intersperses footage of an affectionate couple cuddling and holding hands with shots of Dashboard Confessional performing in front of a jubilant, iPhone-swaying

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Tool Members to Host Intimate Creative Discussions at Music Clinics

Tool members Danny Carey (drums), Justin Chancellor (bass) and Adam Jones (guitar) will walk fans through the writing, recording and performing processes during a series music clinics next month.

The trio will six host discussions, wherein they will mingle with fans and display unique memorabilia. The

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