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Michael Shannon, Jeff Tweedy, Frank Black, Sharon Van Etten Star in Trailer for The Sexiest Elbows in Rock

Ahead of the release of their new album, Metal Frames, Split Single has shared a trailer for two new episodes of The Sexiest Elbows in…
Taylor Berman / October 25, 2016

Video: Macklemore – “Drug Dealer”

Macklemore hit us with the pro-LGBT mackle. Then he hit us with the white privilege mackle. This time he hits us with the anti-pharmaceutical industry…
Brian Josephs / October 25, 2016

Is the Mountain Goats’ “Cubs in Five” Finally Going to Come True?

In 1995, the Mountain Goats recorded "Cubs in Five," a short song in which John Darnielle sings about trying to reconnect with a former love.
Jeremy Gordon / October 25, 2016

Drake Isn’t Apologizing for Making Fun of Kid Cudi’s Mental Health Struggles

Drake has been the de facto softest man in hip-hop for a strong seven years. This is not a person you'd criticize for "taking it…
Brian Josephs / October 25, 2016

Leonard Cohen Got High on Medical Weed and Danced Around While Making His New Album

On You Want It Darker, Leonard Cohen's excellent new album, the 82-year-old songwriting god looks death straight in the eye without flinching. It's an intense listen,…
Andy Cush / October 25, 2016

Rihanna, Missy Elliott Ask For Public’s Help After Backup Dancer Goes Missing (UPDATE)

Yesterday, Shirlene Quigley, a former backup dancer for Beyoncé, Missy Elliott, Mary J. Blige, and Rihanna, was reported missing. Both Elliott and Rihanna have since…
Taylor Berman / October 25, 2016

The Shins Are Teasing a Mysterious Something

The Shins haven't released anything since 2012's Port of Morrow, but they do have new stuff on the way. Frontman James Mercer said back in August that…
Brian Josephs / October 25, 2016

Boiler Room Is Opening a Virtual Reality Music Venue in London

Boiler Room, the purveyor of international internet club nights, will be launching a "virtual reality venue," Dazed and Pitchfork report. The space, produced alongside the VR…
Andy Cush / October 25, 2016

Video: Randy Newman – “Putin”

Two weeks ago, Randy Newman released "Putin," the first single from his new album, which is due out sometime next year. Now, we have a…
Taylor Berman / October 25, 2016

Prince’s Paisley Park Museum Will Officially Open This Week

After weeks of delays, Prince’s former home and recording studio will officially open to the public as a museum. Earlier this month, Paisley Park’s opening…
Taylor Berman / October 25, 2016

“You Spin Me Round (Like a Record)” Singer Pete Burns Dies at 57

Singer Pete Burns died this past Sunday after going into massive cardiac arrest. His management confirmed his death on his Twitter account. Burns was 57 years old.
Brian Josephs / October 24, 2016

Metallica Giving Away Early Access to New Single Via Halloween Masks Found at Independent Record Stores

On Halloween, Metallica will debut "Atlas, Rise!," the third single from their forthcoming new album Hardwired…To Self-Destruct. To promote the single, Metallica is sending an unspecified…
Taylor Berman / October 24, 2016

Jay Z Is Hillary Clinton’s Latest Attempt at Securing the Black Vote

In the latest effort to separate pro-Pusha T Hillary Clinton from pro-Crime Bill Hillary Clinton, Jay Z will perform at a Cleveland, OH concert to support…
Brian Josephs / October 24, 2016

From a White Stripes Reunion to a Frank Ocean Blog Post, Donald Trump Can Only Make Good Things Happen by Accident

Donald Trump's performance in last week's final presidential debate was a bit of a mess, which is to say it was very on-brand. Out of the many misfires,…
Brian Josephs / October 24, 2016

Even Tom Cruise Couldn’t Make the New Jack Reacher Fun

Throughout the last decade, Tom Cruise’s action epics have continued to earn their keep, even as he enters a craggier and more robotic middle age.
Winston Cook-Wilson / October 24, 2016
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