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Watch The Rolling Stones Cover “Mercy, Mercy” for the First Time in 50 Years

The Rolling Stones are currently in the midst of the North American leg of their No Filter tour, which was rescheduled for this summer after Mick Jagger…
James Rettig, Stereogum / July 5, 2019

Tau Cross Dropped From Relapse After Thanking Holocaust Denier in Liner Notes

Tau Cross are a metal/punk band with members from three different countries; they include former members of veteran bands like Amebix and Voivod. The band…
Tom Breihan. Stereogum / July 3, 2019

Belgium Just Had Its Own Fyre Festival with VestiVille

Remember Fyre Festival? Of course you remember Fyre Festival. It was an entertaining trainwreck of the highest order, the kind of slow-motion disaster that you just…
Peter Helman, Stereogum / June 29, 2019

Billy Bragg, Interpol Address Morrissey’s Support for Far-Right Party

Lately, Morrissey has been talking a whole lot of shit, and he’s been extremely vocal in support of For Britain, a far-right fringe UK political…
Tom Breihan, Stereogum / June 27, 2019

R.E.M.’s Michael Stipe Apparently Has 18 Solo Songs Ready To Go

R.E.M. officially broke up way back in 2011. And while most of the other members of the band have kept themselves busy with one musical…
Tom Breihan, Stereogum / June 25, 2019

Intoxicated Streaker Arrested at Firefly

This past weekend, the Firefly Festival came to Dover, Delaware. Panic! At The Disco, Travis Scott, and Post Malone headlined, and a few tens of thousands of…
Tom Breihan, Stereogum / June 25, 2019

Lil Nas X’s “Old Town Road” Keeps Another Taylor Swift Song Out of the #1 Spot

The juggernaut rolls on. Billboard reports that Lil Nas X and Billy Ray Cyrus’ implausible country-rap smash "Old Town Road" is once again the #1 song on the Hot…
Tom Breihan. Stereogum / June 24, 2019

Is This Film of a 14-Year-Old Louis Armstrong?

A jazz journalist has discovered old film footage that he believes features a teenaged, pre-fame Louis Armstrong. James Karst tells NPR that he stumbled into the clip…
Peter Helman, Stereogum / June 23, 2019

The 1975 Question Stumps Jeopardy!‘s Teen Contestants

It turns out Jeopardy! contestants aren’t always the biggest music fans. Last year, a contestant confused Uncle Kracker with Kid Cudi. They haven’t been able to get the Kendrick Lamar, Frank…
Julia Gray, Stereogum / June 23, 2019

Watch The Rolling Stones Play “Sad Sad Sad” in First Show Since Mick Jagger’s Heart Surgery

The Rolling Stones kicked off their 2019 No Filter tour at Chicago’s Soldier Field last night. It was the Stones’ first show in nearly a…
Julia Gray, Stereogum / June 22, 2019

The Notorious B.I.G.’s “One-Room Shack” Now Renting for $4k Per Month

Just this month, the late Notorious B.I.G.’s childhood city block was dedicated in his name. St. James Place between Gates Avenue and Fulton Street is now…
Chris DeVille, Stereogum / June 21, 2019

Snail Mail Releases Simlish Version of “Pristine”

If you’ve ever played The Sims, you’ll recognize the comfortingly meaningless tones of Simlish, the nonsense language that all the characters in the games speak. The…
Peter Helman, Stereogum / June 21, 2019

Facebook Reverses Ban on Houses Of The Holy Cover

Facebook has reversed a ban on Led Zeppelin’s Houses Of The Holy cover artwork. Reports emerged earlier this week that the cover was being censored…
James Rettig, Stereogum / June 21, 2019

Jonas Brothers Selling Vinyl Subscription Service for $599

The Jonas Brothers made their comeback this year with Happiness Begins, their first album as a trio in six years. Now, they’ve announced a vinyl subscription service called…
Julia Gray, Stereogum / June 20, 2019

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