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Kurt Cobain Doc ‘Montage of Heck’ Will Get Limited Theatrical Release

Montage of Heck, the highly anticipated (and first official) documentary about Kurt Cobain, will be coming to theaters. According to Billboard,…
By: James Grebey / March 20, 2015

Kendrick Lamar’s ‘To Pimp a Butterfly’ Is On Pace to Sell 325,000 Copies in First Week

Despite surprising everyone late Sunday night, Kendrick Lamar's To Pimp a Butterfly is on pace to move more than 325,000 copies in it…
By: James Grebey / March 19, 2015

Stream Two New Rihanna Songs From the Soundtrack to ‘Home’

Rihanna, the star of the 2012 film Battleship, is lending her voice to an upcoming animated film, and a handful of…
By: James Grebey / March 19, 2015

Blink-182 Play First Show Without Tom DeLonge

On Wednesday night, Blink-182 played their first concert since the Tom DeLonge apparently quit the band (depending on who you ask). In his place at the…
By: James Grebey / March 19, 2015

Watch BOOTS Bring an Intense Light Show to ‘Fallon’

BOOTS is still best known for his contributions to BeyoncĂ©'s self-titled surprise album, but as we hear more and more of the Brooklyn producer'…
By: James Grebey / March 19, 2015

Almost 60,000 People Sign Petition Asking Glastonbury to Cancel Kanye West Performance

Kanye West is going to headline Saturday night at England's prestigious Glastonbury Festival this summer, prompting nearly 60,000 presumed rock-enthusiasts to sig…
By: James Grebey / March 19, 2015

SXSW 2015: The Six Best Things We Saw on Day Two

Though yesterday marked the official start of South by Southwest's music conference, Wednesday brought the festivities into full bloom, as longtime favorite…
By: SPIN Staff / March 19, 2015

Wiz Khalifa Plays Surprisingly Not-Furious Song Off ‘Furious 7′ Soundtrack on ‘Fallon’

Wiz Khalifa Tokyo drifted his way to The Tonight Show Wednesday night to perform one of his contributions to the just-released soundtrack for the…
By: James Grebey / March 19, 2015

Slint’s David Pajo Opens Up About Surviving His Suicide Attempt

A little more than a month after David Pajo survived a suicide attempt, the Slint guitarist has opened up about his recovery. In a…
By: James Grebey / March 18, 2015

Robin Thicke and Paula Patton Are Now Officially Divorced

Robin Thicke is not having a good month. Eight days ago a jury determined that he and Pharrell owed Marvin Gaye's family $7.3 millio…
By: James Grebey / March 18, 2015

Justin Bieber and Madonna Played ‘Never Have I Ever’ on ‘Ellen’

Justin Bieber, fresh off the taping of a very likely brutal Comedy Central Roast, stopped by his buddy Ellen Degeneres' show…
By: James Grebey / March 18, 2015

Jack White Is Finally Releasing Vinyl Edition of Jay Z’s ‘Magna Carta Holy Grail’

Jay Z and Jack White are combining their considerable musical and industrial might to release a special vinyl edition of Jay Z's 12th studio…
By: James Grebey / March 18, 2015

SXSW Lone Stars: Tkay Maidza Breaks Down Her Breakout Mixtape, ‘Switch Tape’

Australia rapper Tkay Maidza's Switch Tape hit the ground speeding when it was released on the teenager's SoundCloud last October. A bumper-car ride…
By: Andrew Unterberger / March 18, 2015

Don’t Miss Run the Jewels, Twin Shadow, and Courtney Barnett at SPIN’s Stubb’s SXSW 2015 Party

SPIN will once again host a  South by Southwest day party at Stubb's on Friday, March 20. Run the Jewels are leading…
By: SPIN Staff / March 18, 2015

Beastie Boys’ Iconic ‘Licensed To Ill’ Achieves Diamond Status

The Beastie Boys' seminal 1986 debut album, Licensed To Ill, has officially sold more than ten million copies, making it one of a very…
By: James Grebey / March 18, 2015

Spoon Played a SXSW Set for ‘Jimmy Kimmel’ Last Night

For most bands, South By Southwest means hitting the road and heading to Austin. For Spoon it just means going home. That'…
By: James Grebey / March 18, 2015

Modest Mouse Set ‘Lampshades on Fire’ on ‘The Tonight Show’

Modest Mouse celebrated the release of their new album Strangers to Ourselves last night by stopping by The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon for…
By: James Grebey / March 18, 2015

Dave Grohl and Beck Will Play the 2015 Rock Hall Induction

Dave Grohl, Beck, and John Legend will perform at the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame induction ceremony next month. The Foo Fighter…
By: James Grebey / March 18, 2015

Sufjan Stevens Shares the Soothing Title Track From ‘Carrie & Lowell’

Sufjan Stevens' new album, Carrie & Lowell, drops at the end of the month, but now the multi-instrumentalist has revealed the record's acoustic title…
By: James Grebey / March 17, 2015

Run the Jewels Assaulted While Performing at South By Southwest

As far as bad ideas to have at a concert go, attempting to beat up Killer Mike has to be one of the worst ones.
By: James Grebey / March 17, 2015
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