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Prince Makes Emergency Trip to Hospital

Update: TMZ reports a statement from Prince's rep saying the artist has been suffering from the flu, but is currently out of the hospital:…
Andrew Unterberger / April 15, 2016

Watch the 2016 Coachella Livestream Right Here

Update: The full Coachella live stream schedule has been announced. Click here to see an hour-by-hour breakdown. Coachella 2016 is going down this…
James Grebey / April 15, 2016

A New Graphic Novel Will Ponder the Question: ‘Who Killed Kurt Cobain?’

Nirvana frontman Kurt Cobain killed himself on April 5, 1994. Many people disagree. Perhaps then they'll be interested in a new graphic novel that's being…
James Grebey / April 15, 2016

Watch the Flaming Lips Preach the Gospel of Bowie in Their ‘Space Oddity’ Video

Wayne Coyne is not one for subtlety. Take, for example, his Chewbacca-themed tribute to Bowie, and it becomes easy to see that, at least when it…
Evan Siegel / April 15, 2016

Edward Snowden — Yes, That Edward Snowden — Releases Techno Song With Jean-Michel Jarre

Ya boi Edward Snowden is now an electronic artist. The whistleblower who leaked information about the National Surveillance Agency's classified domestic spying program recorded a song…
James Grebey / April 15, 2016

Watch Father John Misty Cover His ‘Favorite Love Song,’ Nine Inch Nails’ ‘Closer’

Last night at Chicago's Riviera Theater, Father John Misty added yet another cover to his spring tour. The folk singer-songwriter introduced the rendition by saying, "It's…
Natalie Caamano / April 15, 2016

Listen to Charli XCX Cover the Stooges’ ‘No Fun’ for HBO’s ‘Vinyl’

Update: Julian Casablancas' cover of Velvet Underground's "Venus in Furs" is worth checking out too. Listen below. Iggy Pop is 68 years old, the same…
Dan Weiss / April 15, 2016

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
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