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Liam Gallagher Rates His Own Song: “I Like It”

Liam Gallagher turned in a crackerjack of an interview with Beats 1's Zane Lowe today, during which he judged his new solo single "Wall of Glass" to…
Anna Gaca / July 25, 2017

Simpsons Creator Matt Groening Has a New Netflix Show Starring Broad City’s Abbi Jacobson

As Variety reports, Simpsons and Futurama creator Matt Groening is the latest big-name industry vet to pen a deal with Netflix.  The partnership between the two…
Winston Cook-Wilson / July 25, 2017

Jury Begins Deliberations in Quincy Jones-Michael Jackson Estate Royalties Dispute

Talk of "word games" dominated closing arguments in the royalties trial between Quincy Jones and a company owned by Michael Jackson's estate — and a…

Rick Ross on Why He Doesn’t Sign Female Rappers: “I Gotta Fuck a Couple Times”

Rick Ross recently stopped by The Breakfast Club to promote the upcoming VH1 show Signed, where hopeful hip-hop artists compete for a chance to get signed to…
Brian Josephs / July 25, 2017

Tears for Fears Delay Remaining Tour Dates With Hall & Oates

Since May, Tears for Fears have been co-headlining a 1980s-pop-royalty duo tour with Hall & Oates across North America. However, the "Everybody Wants to Rule The World"
Winston Cook-Wilson / July 25, 2017

Trent Reznor Explains What Sucks About Nine Inch Nails’ Festival Set Times

The Village Voice has an enjoyable new interview with Nine Inch Nails mastermind Trent Reznor, by veteran rock journalist Lizzy Goodman. By the tone of the piece,…
Andy Cush / July 25, 2017

MTV VMA Nominees 2017: Kendrick Lamar, Katy Perry, The Weeknd and More

MTV has announced the nominees for the 2017 Video Music Awards. Front-runners include Kendrick Lamar, who is up for eight awards for his acclaimed album…
Geena Kloeppel / July 25, 2017

Limp Bizkit’s Fred Durst Remembers Chester Bennington: “He Had a Way of Making Anyone He Spoke to Feel Heard”

As their bands came up as peers on the early-2000s nu-metal scene, Fred Durst of Limp Bizkit and Chester Bennington of Linkin Park also became personal friends. Bennington died last week…
Anna Gaca / July 25, 2017

Jay-Z’s 4:44 Is Also Coming Out on Cassette

4:44 is coming to cassette before it hits Spotify. A limited edition cassette version of Jay-Z's latest album is now available through Virgin EMI Records' online…
Brian Josephs / July 25, 2017

Venezuelan President Remixes “Despacito” to Raise Support for His Proposed Dictatorship

Here's a sentence that reads like dystopian satire of global affairs circa 2017, but is in fact just something that really happened recently. Nicolas Maduro,…
Andy Cush / July 25, 2017

Phoenix Extend North American Tour

French indie stars Phoenix released their charming album Ti Amo back in June, and now they've announced six new performances in the U.S. this fall, along with two…
Geena Kloeppel / July 25, 2017

There’s Still Time to Get Justin Bieber on Game of Thrones

The Ed Sheeran cameo on Game of Thrones, mocked by many but praised by a select elite commentariat, came about very charmingly: Sheeran is the favorite…
Jeremy Gordon / July 25, 2017

Hiss Golden Messenger Announce New Album Hallelujah Anyhow

Hiss Golden Messenger, the Durham, North Carolina-based alt-folk band fronted by erstwhile folklore scholar MC Taylor, have announced a new album, Hallelujah Anyhow. It's out September 22…
Anna Gaca / July 25, 2017

Justin Bieber Tells Fans He’s Sorry for Canceling the Purpose Tour

The Purpose Tour was officially canceled yesterday and the obvious resulting question was, "Why?" TMZ's source said that Justin Bieber was "just over it," and today, the man…
Brian Josephs / July 25, 2017

The Killers’ Ronnie Vannucci Jr. Is Still Flattered the Strokes Liked His Band

Once upon a time, the young Strokes looked at the Killers' runaway hit "Mr. Brightside" and thought: What have they got that we don't? "We had conversations…
Anna Gaca / July 25, 2017
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