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Bill Withers Is Suing Kendrick Lamar for Allegedly Ripping Off One of His Songs

In what's becoming an increasingly common occurrence, a popular musician is being sued for allegedly stealing another, older artist's song. This time, according to TMZ, Bill Withers is…
James Grebey / April 15, 2016

Watch a Drone at a Muse Concert Crash Into the Crowd

Neo-prog rock titans Muse aren't exactly. known for their subtlety. To wit, last year's Drones was described by front man Matthew Bellamy as concerning "how…
Dan Weiss / April 15, 2016

Future Performs ‘Wicked’ on ‘The Tonight Show’

Prolific marble-mouthed rapper Future was the musical guest on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon this Thursday, and he took the occasion to perform "Wicked," a cut from…
James Grebey / April 15, 2016

Eagles of Death Metal Play ‘Silverlake (K.S.O.F.M.)’ on ‘Conan’

Eagles of Death Metal are gearing up to go on a North American tour in support of their last album, Zipper Down, but last night the group dropped…
James Grebey / April 15, 2016

Listen to Run the Jewels Stomp on DJ Shadow’s ‘Nobody Speak’

The legendary DJ Shadow has a new song called "Nobody Speak," and while the funky, brass-heavy production is ace, the real stars are Run the Jewels. El-P and Killer Mike grace…
Anna Gaca / April 14, 2016

Radiohead’s New Album Will Be Out in June, According to Their Manager

Update: Not actually their manager, says Radiohead. A rep for the band issued the following statement: At an industry event in London last night…
Rachel Brodsky / April 14, 2016

Bob Dylan to Get an Amazon TV Series, ‘Time Out of Mind’

Lionsgate TV and Amazon are working on a deal to develop a new hourlong television show "inspired by characters and themes from Bob Dylan's vast…
Rachel Brodsky / April 14, 2016

Mastodon, At the Drive-In, Queens of the Stone Age Members Form Supergroup, Gone Is Gone

There's a new supergroup in town: Gone Is Gone features At the Drive-In drummer Tony Hajjar, Mastodon bassist Troy Sanders, and Queens of the Stone Age guitarist Troy…
Rachel Brodsky / April 14, 2016

Against Me!’s Laura Jane Grace to Use North Carolina Show to Protest State’s Anti-LGBT Law

Several big-name musicians, including Ringo Starr and Bruce Springsteen, have canceled scheduled concerts in North Carolina to protest the state's new anti-LGBT "religious freedom" laws. But Laura…
James Grebey / April 14, 2016

Watch Flea’s Bass-Only Rendition of the National Anthem at Kobe Bryant’s Last Game

Update: Flea's rendition of "The Star-Spangled Banner" at Kobe Bryant's final NBA game received, uh, mixed reviews, to say the least. One typical comment on Twitter? "I couldn't…
Rachel Brodsky / April 14, 2016

Dave Grohl Spotted Being Dave Grohl at Guns N’ Roses Show

After Axl Rose broke his foot, who else but Dave Grohl lent him his famous throne to perform seated in for the remainder of Guns…
Dan Weiss / April 14, 2016

Get Excited for a Terrible-Sounding TV Movie Called ‘Elvis Lives!’

Elvis Presley is dead — or is he? An upcoming TV movie intends to explore some conspiracy theories about the King's life after death, and…
James Grebey / April 14, 2016

Vampire Weekend Perform as a Trio for the First Time at New York Bernie Sanders Rally

Vampire Weekend frontman Ezra Koenig is a big supporter of Senator Bernie Sanders' presidential campaign, having performed at a Sanders rally back in January, but…
James Grebey / April 13, 2016

AlunaGeorge Share Methodical New Track, ‘I Remember’

AlunaGeorge premiered their newest song, "I Remember," on Annie Mac's BBC Radio 1 show on Wednesday afternoon. The track is the follow-up to their January…
James Grebey / April 13, 2016

Gorgon City Blow Some Stacks on Writhing New Single, ‘Money’

U.K. house duo Gorgon City continue the rollout of their upcoming sophomore album Kingdom today with the bass-rattling "Money," which premiered on Billboard. The two've been playing…
Brennan Carley / April 13, 2016

Pete Doherty Will Play the Bataclan’s Reopening Show

Post-Britpop flotsam Pete Doherty — sorry, Peter Doherty — is set to wash up on the shores of Gaul this November, becoming the first act to play at…
Anna Gaca / April 13, 2016

Bono to U.S. Senate: Send Amy Schumer, Chris Rock, and Sacha Baron Cohen to Defeat ISIS

U2 frontman Bono testified before the United States Senate yesterday because, sure, of course he did. The musician/activist/haphazard cyclist joined a group of diplomats and experts on foreign aid…
James Grebey / April 13, 2016

4Knots Music Festival 2016 Lineup: Guided By Voices, Protomartyr, Car Seat Headrest, and More

The Village Voice's sixth annual 4Knots Music Festival, taking place on July 9 at New York's South Street Seaport, has announced its initial lineup. Taking…
Rachel Brodsky / April 13, 2016

Deftones Bring Impassioned ‘Prayers/Triangles’ and ‘Heart/Wires’ to ‘Kimmel’

Sacramento nu-metal stalwarts Deftones performed on Jimmy Kimmel Live! yesterday evening, bringing Gore tracks "Heart/Wires" and "Prayers/Triangles" to the show's outdoor stage. The latter song also has a newly…
Anna Gaca / April 13, 2016

Black Keys Regret ‘Unpleasant’ Steve Miller Induction at Rock and Roll Hall of Fame

Although Steve Miller caught some attaboys for his ass-kicking, name-taking induction speech at the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame ceremonies in New York last…
Andrew Unterberger / April 13, 2016
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