• Foo Fighters Sonic Highways Bad Brains Ian Mackaye Interview Video

    Dave Grohl Salutes His D.C. Roots in 'Sonic Highways' Interview With Bad Brains, Ian Mackaye

    Friday night's episode of Foo Fighters' new HBO show Sonic Highways found Dave Grohl returning to a place very near and dear to his heart, Washington, D.C. He's already paid homage to the nation's capital this year by staging a surprise show at the 9:30 Club in tribute of the famed go-go band Trouble Funk, but he offered up an hour long love-letter to the big city that he called his own while growing up in suburban Virginia. The episode culminated in the completion of "The Feast and the Famine," the second single from the band's eighth studio album, but along the way Grohl managed to chat with a whole host of D.C. legends. Dischord Records boss/hardcore frontman extraordinare Ian Mackaye and D.C. punk icons Bad Brains made an appearance to talk about the rise of D.C. hardcore during Grohl's formative years, and this morning HBO has offered up an extended cut of those two conversations.

  • Damon Albarn Gorillaz Good Bad Queen 2016 Return Interview

    Damon Albarn Hints at New Gorillaz Album in 2016

    While prepping for the Australian leg of his tour in support of his recent solo album Everyday Robots, Damon Albarn offered the Sydney Morning Herald some pretty tantalizing news about what he has planned next. In addition to the previously announced "mainstream musical for families," Albarn says his next proper record will come courtesy his wildly popular animated band Gorillaz.Albarn says he is currently working on "reactivating" the band, but that the album could see a 2016 release. It'd be his fifth album under that name overall and the first since 2011's iPad constructed album The Fall.In other exciting Albarn news, he also says he has another record "fully written" for the Good, the Bad, and the Queen, his collaboration with The Clash's Paul Simonin, drummer Tony allen, and The Verve's Simon Tong.

  • Drake Airball Kentucky Wildcats Warm up Basketball Video

    Drake Didn't Look So Great While Warming Up With Kentucky's Basketball Team

    Drake's love of both basketball and lint rollers is already well-documented, but Friday night at the University of Kentucky's Big Blue Madness he reaffirmed his affection for both. At the annual preseason intra-squad scrimmage, as Complex points out, Mr. Nothing Was the Same showed up to pay homage to his favorite college basketball team by dressing up in full Kentucky sweats and warming up with the team. Let's just say he appears to be significantly better at rapping, acting, and conceptualizing proprietary lint-collecting devices than he is at hitting the net. After one desperate-looking airball he comes up with a bit more of a respectable attempt, still hitting the rim, but neither of those shots compares to his turn at the player introductions, during which he lint-rolled like few have lint-rolled before. Be sure to check out footage of his warmup above and the introduction below.

  • Arcade Fire CBS Sunday Morning Interview

    Watch Arcade Fire Outline Their Origins on 'CBS Sunday Morning'

    Arcade Fire are finally taking a bit of a breather after their marathon tour in support of last year's sprawling LP Reflektor, but this morning the long-running news show CBS Sunday Morning offered up their own introduction of sorts to the band, nearly a decade and a half after they first started. After their recent residency at Brooklyn's Barclays Center, Win Butler, Regine Chassagne and the rest of the Canadian indie rock crew sat down for an interview that reached all the way back to their earliest days."I feel like we’ve been introducing ourselves for 15 years," Butler quipped about the broad focus of the interview.But what followed afterward was an enlightening depiction of the band's earliest days, with stories about their practices in a giant loft space and Chassagne's virtuosic memory and musical abilities.

  • South Korea K Pop Disaster Suicide

    Korean Official Commits Suicide After K-Pop Concert Disaster

    Just a day after a grate collapse at a concert by K-Pop band 4Minute killed 16 fans in attendance, the government official in charge of the event's safety has been reported dead of an apparent suicide. According to the Yonhap news agency, via CNN, the body of the 37-year-old South Korean man was found at around 7 a.m. on Saturday near his 10-story office building. Police assume that he jumped to his death.He has also left behind a note on his Facebook page that read "I apologize to the victims. I'm sorry to my family."At the time of the disaster, 11 others were seriously injured, and fan-shot video appears to show the group continuing the concert, unaware of the tragedy that just occurred.

  • Primus Willy Wonka Concept Album Free Tickets

    Primus Offers Five Fans Concert Tickets for Life in 'Willy Wonka'-Inspired Album Release

    Primus' Willy Wonka-inspired album Primus and the Chocolate Factory With the Fungi Ensemble is already streaming thanks to the New York Times, but as its official release approaches on October 21 they've announced a little more exciting news about the rollout. Like the golden ticket campaign that spurs the action in Roald Dahl's novel and the Gene Wilder-starring film, Primus has decided to offer a pretty special reward to anyone who ends up purchasing one of five gold copies of the new record. Should you happen to come across one, you'll be granted free entry to any Primus show for life. Rolling Stone points out that the exciting news comes with a video released by Les Claypool's proggy crew that recalls the opening sequence of the film, but instead of showing the production of chocolate, it depicts the process of cutting the band's chocolate-colored LP. Watch that above.

  • Pearl Jam Moline New Song Video No Code Video

    Pearl Jam Wrote and Performed a New Song 'Moline' in Moline, Illinois

    Pearl Jam is still deep in the midst of touring for their 2013 album Lightning Bolt, but it seems they're already looking ahead. According to Stereogum, at their Friday night show in Moline, Illinois, Eddie Vedder debuted a tensile new acoustic ballad called "Moline" saying that he'd written it ten minutes before the show started. The Illinois locals certainly seemed to appreciate the lyrical reference to their city, but if that weren't enough fans in attendance were also treated to a full performance of the band's fourth album No Code. You can watch fan-shot footage of the new track above and from the No Code performance below.

  • Foo Fighters Something From Nothing Letterman

    Foo Fighters Conjure 'Something From Nothing' to Wrap 'Late Show' Residency

    Foo Fighters weeklong residency on the Late Show With David Letterman finally rolled to a close Friday night. After some special performances throughout the week with Zac Brown, Heart, and Cheap Trick's Rick Nielsen, Friday night's performance was all Foos as they barreled through their riotous new single "Something From Nothing." The alt-rock icons also took over Letterman's Top Ten list segment for a list of the "Top Ten Things Foo Fighters Would Like to Say After Spending a Week at the Late Show." You can catch the live clip above and the list below.But just because these segments aired on Friday doesn't mean that the band wasn't staying as busy as ever. According to Consequence of Sound, the band's performance was actually recorded Thursday night so that Friday night could be used for a special live set in Chicago.

  • Camron Ebola Mask Joke Dipset

    Cam'ron Is Trying to Stop Ebola With Custom Surgical Masks

    As this summer's Ebola outbreak continues to spread and the general climate around the whole thing creeps closer toward complete global panic, we could use a leader to step up and make us all feel ok. And who better to do so than Cam'ron, who took to Instagram on Thursday to offer his plan for stopping the spread of the gruesome disease: surgical masks with Cam'ron's face on them. The one problem, obviously, is that Ebola can't be transmitted through the air, so the masks wouldn't help too much. But hey, they look pretty cool, so even though the whole thing is winking joke from Killa Cam, it might still be worth your $20. Check a picture below via The Fader and order it over at Cam's Dipset USA webstore. And who knows, maybe he knows something we don't. Maybe Dipset could save us all. Loading View on Instagram

  • Foo Fighters Sonic Highways Trailer Thursday Something From Nothing

    Foo Fighters Will Release 'Sonic Highways' Single 'Something From Nothing' This Week

    Foo Fighters have offered a pretty steady stream of brief tidbits from their eighth studio album Sonic Highways, but they've finally let word out that you'll be able to stream a whole track from that record, "Something From Nothing" this week. On Thursday October 16 at 10 a.m. Central time, the track will reportedly premiere on a Houston radio station, at which point it will undoubtedly be available on the internet.

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