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Original Beastie Boys Guitarist John Berry Dead at 52

Guitarist John Berry, the original guitarist for Beastie Boys, died yesterday morning in a hospice facility in Danvers, Massachusetts, Rolling Stone reports. He was 52.
Rachel Brodsky / May 20, 2016

Holy S**t, Here’s Christina Aguilera Duetting With a Hologram of Whitney Houston

Update: According to TMZ, Houston’s estate decided to cancel the Voice hologram segment. Why? Because the graphic "didn’t look like Whitney." Um, you think??
Brennan Carley / May 19, 2016

Joey Purp Calls in a Chance the Rapper Verse for Flirtatious ‘Girls @’

Chance the Rapper's gospel and Kanye West's daytime talk show sermons have put Chicago at the center of the conversation again. So, now is a pretty…
Brian Josephs / May 19, 2016

Life Is Beautiful Festival 2016 Lineup: J. Cole, Jane’s Addiction, Major Lazer, and More

Las Vegas' Life Is Beautiful festival will have a strong lineup in its fourth year: The three-day event — which has featured Stevie Wonder, OutKast, and…
Brian Josephs / May 19, 2016

Kyle Craft Gets a Makeover in His ‘Eye of a Hurricane’ Video

We knew Kyle Craft had a bit of a thing for Bowie when we first heard his debut album Dolls of Highland (which SPIN premiered). But in case…
Anna Gaca / May 19, 2016

Clams Casino Announces New Album and Returns With ‘Blast’

Clams Casino hasn't released a project since 2013's Instrumental Tape 3, but he's finally ending the wait with new material this summer. The producer will release 32 Levels on…
Brian Josephs / May 19, 2016

PC Music’s Danny L Harle Releases Glitchy Video for ‘Ashes of Love’

Earlier this month, talented electronic producer and PC Music member Danny L Harle linked up with Chairlift's Caroline Polachek to produce "Ashes of Love," and that delightfully saccharine tune now…
Brian Josephs / May 19, 2016

Ben Folds Brought Kesha Onstage Last Night for a Three-Song Set

After the Billboard Music Awards announced that Kesha would likely no longer perform at this weekend's ceremony due to Dr. Luke's revocation of his approval to let…
Brennan Carley / May 19, 2016

Minnesota’s Proposed PRINCE Act Has Been Retracted

Shortly after Prince died, Rep. Joe Hoppe introduced a bill to Minnesota legislature that was to be entitled the PRINCE Act, which amazingly stands for…
Dan Weiss / May 19, 2016

Watch Kanye Go Completely and Utterly Kanye on ‘Ellen’

Kanye West appeared on the Ellen Degeneres Show yesterday, and it started out innocently enough, with him discussing his kids and his Twitter usage. (No, Ellen,…
Dan Weiss / May 19, 2016

Rage Against the Machine, Public Enemy, and Cypress Hill Members Reportedly to Form Prophets of Rage

Rage Against the Machine recently launched a mysterious new website called prophetsofrage.com with a countdown clock leading to June 1, while Public Enemy's Chuck D…
Rachel Brodsky / May 19, 2016

Father John Misty Wants ‘Real Love Baby’

Father John Misty has already shared a Springsteen-y jokester tune "Prius Commercial Demo 1" this week, but now he's got a new — and potentially…
Rachel Brodsky / May 19, 2016

That Time Lionel Richie Gave Dave Grohl a Muffin Basket

Lionel Richie recently chatted with Dave Grohl for a SiriusXM Town Hall interview from Planet Hollywood in Las Vegas. During their talk, the Foo Fighters…
Rachel Brodsky / May 18, 2016

Interpol’s Paul Banks and RZA Team Up to Form ‘Banks and Steelz’

Update: Their first single, "Love & War," is out. It features Ghostface Killah and it's below. RZA's quest to expand his…
Brian Josephs / May 18, 2016

Blink-182’s Newest Song Is Only 14 Seconds Long

Punk is abrupt by nature, but Blink-182 have taken that to the next level. The trio dropped a ten-hour YouTube clip for "Built This Pool," a…
Brian Josephs / May 18, 2016

Watch the Lonely Island’s New ‘Popstar: Never Stop Never Stopping’ Trailer

Comedy trio the Lonely Island — a.k.a. Andy Samberg, Akiva Schaffer, and Jorma Taccone — have released a new trailer for their upcoming movie, Popstar: Never…
Rachel Brodsky / May 18, 2016

Desiigner’s ‘Panda’ Gets Translated Into Chinese in Bizarre Video

You probably won't get a "Panda" music video with actual giant pandas — because, you know, they're an endangered species who're not interested in NYC…
Brian Josephs / May 18, 2016

Coldplay Perform ‘Up & Up’ and ‘Hymn for the Weekend’ on ‘Colbert’

Coldplay, the band that's game for anything whether or not they fit into that thing, gave the Late Show With Stephen Colbert some extra content during their guest appearance…
Brian Josephs / May 18, 2016

Hinds Get Their Faces Dirty in ‘Easy’ Video

Madrid garage quartet Hinds have a new video for Leave Me Alone single "Easy." Directed by John Strong, the clip features the band playing in a…
Rachel Brodsky / May 18, 2016

Riot Fest 2016 Lineup: The Original Misfits’ First Show in 30-Plus Years, Ween Reunited, and More

The 2016 edition of Riot Fest has finally announced both its lineups, for Denver and Chicago, and the unmistakable biggest story is the reunion of…
Dan Weiss / May 18, 2016
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