Anna Chan

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Greta Thunberg Trolls Donald Trump With His Own Tweet Mocking Her

The planet isn't the only thing heating up. President Donald Trump was less than impressed a day after TIME magazine named 16-year-old Greta Thunberg its 2019 Person…
Anna Chan / December 12, 2019

Roxette’s Marie Fredriksson Dead: Singer, 61, Dies After Long Cancer Battle

Roxette singer Marie Fredriksson has died at the age of 61 after a 17-year battle against cancer, her management team announced on Tuesday, December 10,…
Anna Chan / December 10, 2019

Tool’s Fear Inoculum Just Earned a Pair of Grammy Nominations

Tool fans aren't the only ones impressed with Fear Inoculum, the band's fifth studio album. The Recording Academy announced on Wednesday, November 20, that Tool has…
Anna Chan / November 20, 2019

Lady Gaga’s Fame Monster at 10: Five Reasons Why the Album Still Matters

Deluxe editions of successful albums with a few half-baked bonus tracks are common enough cash grabs. But most artists don’t bring 40 minutes of substantial…
Mara Reinstein / November 18, 2019

Liam Gallagher Accuses Noel Gallagher of Trying to Shut Down His Twitter

Here we go again: Noel and Liam Gallagher are engaged in yet another brotherly spat. Liam accused big bro Noel on Monday, November 18, of…
Anna Chan / November 18, 2019

Green Day to Celebrate Dookie’s 25th Anniversary With American Music Awards Performance

Green Day is set to rock the American Music Awards on Sunday, November 24, Billboard has exclusively announced. The band, who are celebrating the 25th…
Anna Chan / November 18, 2019

Metallica’s Countdown Clock Finally Hit Zero

This story, originally published October 7, was updated on October 10. Metallica baffled fans on Sunday, October 6, when the band tweeted the…
Anna Chan / October 10, 2019

Nirvana’s Krist Novoselic Shades Donald Trump, Tells Him to “Leave Grunge Bands Alone!”

Krist Novoselic isn't done standing up for the United States and the music he loves. The Nirvana bassist shared his distaste for politicians and their policies…
Anna Chan / October 4, 2019

Thom Yorke: Americans Have a Chance to Push Donald Trump “Off the Cliff” With Impeachment

Thom Yorke isn’t one to keep his political opinions quiet, and he shared them once more during his appearance on The Late Show With Stephen…
Anna Chan / October 2, 2019

Green Day Slams Trump With Altered “American Idiot” Lyrics at iHeartRadio

Green Day made their political stance clear once again during a show when the band took the stage on September 20 at the iHeartRadio festival in…
Anna Chan / September 23, 2019

The Killers Remember Ric Ocasek With a Performance of The Cars’ “My Best Friend’s Girl”

Honoring a great. The Killers paid tribute to Ric Ocasek during their show in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, on September 19, by performing The Cars’ hit "My…
Anna Chan / September 20, 2019

Alice in Chains Reflect on Seattle’s Layne Staley Day: He “Deserves It”

The surviving members of Alice in Chains are all for honoring late frontman Layne Staley. In an interview with St. Louis’ 105.7 The Point, Jerry Cantrell and…
Anna Chan / September 19, 2019

Billie Joe Armstrong on New Green Day Album’s Lack of Donald Trump Songs: He “Gives Me Diarrhea”

Green Day may have made political statements in the past, but don’t expect the band’s upcoming new album to feature songs about President Donald Trump.
Anna Chan / September 18, 2019

Blink-182’s Mark Hoppus Remembers Ric Ocasek With “Creepy” Cover of The Cars’ “Just What I Needed”

Many musicians paid tribute to Ric Ocasek, who died at age 75 on September 15, by sharing their memories and tales via social media of…
Anna Chan / September 17, 2019

Cardi B Defends Female Rappers After Jermaine Dupri Compares Them to Strippers

Cardi B is not okurrr with Jermaine Dupri’s opinion of female rappers. During an interview with People published July 11, the record producer said of…
Anna Chan / July 12, 2019