Roots Picnic 2016 Lineup: Usher, Future, Leon Bridges, and More

The Roots have just announced the lineup for the 2016 edition of their annual Philadelphia festival, The Roots Picnic. Set to be headlined by Leon…
Brennan Carley / February 2, 2016

Best Coast’s Bethany Cosentino Writes Essay on Music Industry Sexism for Lena Dunham’s Newsletter

Update: Bethany Cosentino's full essay, titled "Burgers, Bitches, and Bullshit," is now available in full online. Read it here.  Best Coast's Bethany Cosentino wrote an essay about sexism…
James Grebey / February 2, 2016

Lady Gaga to Lead David Bowie Tribute at the 2016 Grammys

Update: Lady Gaga will sing "The Star-Spangled Banner" at this Sunday's Super Bowl, according to the Associated Press. The singer will open the game at Levi's…
Rachel Brodsky / February 2, 2016

Drake Recreates the ‘Hotline Bling’ Video Shoot for a T-Mobile Super Bowl Ad

Update: Get that money, Drizzy: The Canadian rapper is also featured in a #WeAreJordan commercial during this year's Super Bowl. You can watch that below.
Brennan Carley / February 2, 2016

Kim Kardashian Polled Twitter for the Name of Kanye West’s Album and ‘Waves’ Came in Last

Update: The polls have closed, and the people have spoken. And what they said was, "Waves is the worst of these three possibly album titles by a…
James Grebey / February 2, 2016

Watch Tame Impala Perform Three Songs on French TV

Tame Impala took their psychedelic road show to France last night to perform a trio of songs on the TV show Le Grand Journal. The Currents group (and…
James Grebey / February 2, 2016

Appeals Court Upholds Courtney Love’s Twitter Defamation Lawsuit Ruling

Among Courtney Love's many singular accolades, one of the most interesting is that she's the first person to go to trial over an allegedly defamatory tweet in the…
James Grebey / February 2, 2016

Bernie Sanders Closes Iowa Caucus Speech With David Bowie’s ‘Starman’

Are you feelin' the Bern yet? No? Well, maybe this video from last night — of the many musician- and millennial-endorsed presidential candidate closing his…
Harley Brown / February 2, 2016

Police Called After Scott Weiland’s Ex-Wife, Son Try to Take His Guitar From Studio

Update: A studio manager at Weiland's Lavish Studios, Rocco Guarino, has issued a statement to Alternative Nation about the alleged altercation. Read that below: I…
Brennan Carley / February 1, 2016

Roc Nation Countersues Rita Ora, Asks for That $2.3 Million Back, Please

Rita Ora, last seen topless on the cover of a magazine, filed a lawsuit attempting to get out of her Roc Nation deal last December, and…
James Grebey / February 1, 2016

Adele, Like Most Musicians, Won’t Give Donald Trump Permission to Play Her Music at Rallies

Record-setting singer Adele has joined the lengthy list of musicians who won't allow Republican presidential candidate and human Cheeto Donald J. Trump to play her music…
James Grebey / February 1, 2016

Youth Lagoon to Dissolve Following Upcoming Tour

Youth Lagoon's Trevor Powers just announced that he's dissolving the dream pop outfit, effective following his upcoming tour. "I am bringing down the curtain, brothers & sisters.
Brennan Carley / February 1, 2016

SFX Entertainment, Company Behind Electric Zoo, Goes Bankrupt

Update: A spokesperson for Tomorrowland, TomorrowWorld's so-called "mother festival," has said the festival's future is "uncertain," according to Billboard. "In light of the present situation, no concrete plans have…
Harley Brown / February 1, 2016

Here’s Primal Scream’s Glossy New Video With Sky Ferreira for ‘Where The Light Gets In’

Though Primal Scream's new duet with Sky Ferreira — "Where The Light Gets In" off the Scottish band's upcoming Chaosmosis, due March 18 — initially…
Brennan Carley / February 1, 2016

Madonna Wayne Gacy Wishes That Ex-Bandmate Marilyn Manson Would Just Die Already

Stephen Bier, who used to play keyboard for Marilyn Manson under the happy moniker Madonna Wayne Gacy (or sometimes as Pogo, the real-life serial killer's…
James Grebey / February 1, 2016

Smashing Pumpkins to Tour With Liz Phair This Spring

William Corgan's Smashing Pumpkins have just announced a cross-country tour of the United States with opening act Liz Phair. Kicking off in just over a…
Brennan Carley / February 1, 2016

Miguel, Arcade Fire’s Win Butler, Kamasi Washington to Perform Together at Okeechobee Festival Jam

Set to take place from May 4-6, Okeechobee Music & Arts Festival announced its 2016 lineup back in October, and today the three-day Florida event has…
Harley Brown / February 1, 2016

Sigh, Azealia Banks Supports Donald Trump for President

Azealia Banks — who it was just announced will not face charges for allegedly assaulting a security guard at a Los Angeles club — is…
James Grebey / February 1, 2016

PJ Harvey Shares Stirring Video for ‘The Wheel’

After sharing her new single on the BBC last week, English chanteuse PJ Harvey has released the video for "The Wheel," off of her forthcoming album The…
Harley Brown / February 1, 2016

Signe Anderson, Original Jefferson Airplane Singer, Dead at 74

Signe Anderson, Jefferson Airplane's original vocalist, died last Thursday, January 28 — the same day her former bandmate Paul Kanter also died. She was 74. No…
Rachel Brodsky / January 31, 2016
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