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Red Aunts Bassist Debi Martini Has Died

Red Aunts bassist and backup vocalist Debi Martini has died, her bandmates announced today on Facebook. The group wrote that her passing was "sudden and unexpected." Martini's cause…
Tosten Burks / January 17, 2019

Video: Lil Skies – “Real Ties”

Pennsylvania rapper Lil Skies has released a new single, "Real Ties." The track is a characteristically hook-y tribute to the strength of his clique with an up-tempo beat produced by Etrou and Taz Taylor,…
Tosten Burks / January 17, 2019

Vampire Weekend to Release Music From New Album “FOTB” Next Week

Today, Ezra Koenig of Vampire Weekend took to Instagram to announce official details about the band's highly anticipated album, which, per the sweet yet arch…
Israel Daramola / January 17, 2019

Jack Dorsey Denies Mailing Beard Shavings to Azealia Banks

Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey has denied one of the better rumors in recent memory: that he once mailed beard shavings to rapper/witch Azealia Banks so she could…
Tosten Burks / January 17, 2019

Chicago Officials Find Evidence R. Kelly’s Studio Used as Residence

Chicago officials yesterday found multiple building code violations during an emergency inspection of R. Kelly's recording studio, including evidence that the property is being used as a residence,…
Tosten Burks / January 17, 2019

Bandcamp Is Opening a Record Store and Performance Space in Oakland

Bandcamp is opening their own record store in Oakland, California on February 1. According to the company's announcement, the store is designed to "showcase the…
Winston Cook-Wilson / January 17, 2019

Grimes and Azealia Banks Ordered to Preserve DMs in Elon Musk’s “420” Lawsuit

Grimes and Azealia Banks must preserve their Twitter, Instagram, and text messages about the circumstances surrounding Elon Musk's "420" tweet, according to a subpoena request granted in court…
Tosten Burks / January 17, 2019

Grammys 2019: Cardi B, Janelle Monáe, Kacey Musgraves, Post Malone, More to Perform

The Recording Academy has announced the first round of performers for the upcoming 61st Grammy Awards. The acts slated to perform are Janelle Monáe, Cardi…
Winston Cook-Wilson / January 17, 2019

Sharon Van Etten Releases “You Shadow,” Performs on Jimmy Kimmel Live

Sharon Van Etten's fifth studio album, Remind Me Tomorrow, arrives tomorrow via Jagjaguwar. To remind us (if you see what I'm doing here), the singer-songwriter…
Winston Cook-Wilson / January 17, 2019

Watch Foo Fighters, Metallica, Soundgarden, Audioslave, and More Perform at 5-Hour Chris Cornell Tribute Concert

A massive, five-hour-long, star-studded tribute concert to Chris Cornell took place at the Forum in Los Angeles last night. I Am the Highway: A Tribute to…
Winston Cook-Wilson / January 17, 2019

The Germs Bassist Lorna Doom Has Died

Germs bassist Lorna Doom, born Teresa Ryan, has died. Her former bandmate Don Bolles confirmed the news in a Facebook post. "She left this mortal coil today around 1,"
Tosten Burks / January 16, 2019

Gangster Doodles Announces New Album, Shares Quelle Chris Single “Brain of the Ape”

Marlon Sassy, the illustrator known professionally as Gangster Doodles, has announced a 27-track compilation album entitled Gangster Music Vol. 1, due March 2 via Irish label All…
Tosten Burks / January 16, 2019

Mariah Carey Sues Ex-Assistant Over Alleged Blackmail Threat Involving “Intimate Videos”

Mariah Carey claims her former assistant Lianna Shakhnazarian attempted to blackmail her with "intimate videos" in a new lawsuit filed today against the ex-employee, according to legal…
Tosten Burks / January 16, 2019

Watch a New Video for Lil Peep’s “16 Lines”

"16 Lines" is the latest track from Lil Peep's posthumous album Come Over When You're Sober, Pt. 2 to receive the video treatment. The new clip…
Winston Cook-Wilson / January 16, 2019

6ix9ine Told His Friend “69” Means Sex But Also Something “Mysterious”

Rolling Stone has published a thorough profile of New York rapper 6ix9ine's controversial rise to fame that includes new insight into the artist born Daniel Hernandez, courtesy…
Tosten Burks / January 16, 2019
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