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Rae Sremmurd Sued for Allegedly Hitting Man With Water Bottle During Concert

Although throwing water bottles at the crowd is a hip-hop concert convention, Rae Sremmurd are facing a lawsuit for allegedly doing just that. TMZ reports that the…
Brian Josephs / September 6, 2017

Thom Yorke Reacts After Deadly Radiohead Stage Collapse Trial Halted: “Words Utterly Fail Me”

In 2012, a concert stage in Toronto collapsed hours before Radiohead were scheduled to perform there, killing a British drum tech named Scott Johnson. The…
Andy Cush / September 6, 2017

LCD Soundsystem Aiming for First No. 1 Album on Billboard 200 Chart

LCD Soundsystem is heading for its first No. 1 album on the Billboard 200 chart, according to industry forecasters. Sources suggest that the new effort, American Dream, may bow…
Keith Caulfield, Billboard / September 6, 2017

Can’s Holger Czukay Dead at 79

Can founder, composer, and multi-instrumentalist Holger Czukay was found dead yesterday. He was 79. According to Cologne newspaper Kölner Stadt-Anzeiger, Czukay died in Can's former…
Winston Cook-Wilson / September 6, 2017

Murray Lerner, Documentarian Who Filmed Bob Dylan’s First Electric Performance, Dead at 90

Murray Lerner, a filmmaker who captured Bob Dylan at the dawn of his electric era and Jimi Hendrix at the end of his life, has died,…
Andy Cush / September 5, 2017

Bon Iver’s Justin Vernon Blasts Hillary Clinton Over Bernie Sanders Comments

Bon Iver’s Justin Vernon took to Twitter today to criticize Hillary Clinton’s recent comments about Bernie Sanders. Leaked excerpts of Clinton’s new book suggest that she harbors…

Peter Dinklage Once Played in a ’90s “Punk-Funk-Rap” Band Called Whizzy

The early '90s were a pretty funky time. The president played saxophone; The Fresh Prince of Bel Air was burning up the airwaves; the Red Hot Chili Peppers…
Andy Cush / September 5, 2017

Moses Sumney – “Indulge Me”

Singer and multi-instrumentalist Moses Sumney has released another song from his forthcoming debut full-length AROMANTICISM. "Indulge Me" is glassy and spare, the kind of song that's likely…
Anna Gaca / September 5, 2017

XXXTentacion Tells Artist to “Take Care of Yourself” After Allegedly Stealing His Art For Merch

Back in May, an artist who goes by the name WEHADNOIDEA posted an image of a digital, oil-pastel style portrait of the rapper XXXTentacion to Instagram. The comment section of…
Brian Josephs / September 5, 2017

Report: Taylor Swift and ESPN to Release More of Reputation During College Football Games

Among the many corporate partnerships tied to Taylor Swift's upcoming album Reputation is one involving ESPN's college football coverage. Lead single "Look What You Made Me Do" already appeared in…
Anna Gaca / September 5, 2017

The Replacements Biography Trouble Boys Has Inspired an Insane Line of Japanese Streetwear

Last year, the rock writer Bob Mehr published Trouble Boys, an acclaimed biography of midwestern punk legends the Replacements. Sometime since then, the Japanese designer Takahiro Miyashita came…
Andy Cush / September 5, 2017

Beyoncé, Barbra Streisand, Oprah to Appear on Bun B and Scooter Braun’s Hurricane Harvey Telethon

ABC, CBS, Fox, NBC and CMT have joined forced to air a Hurricane Harvey relief telethon, it was announced today. George Clooney, Beyoncé,…

The Robert E. Lee Descendant Who Spoke at VMAs Has Left His Church Following Backlash From Congregation

Midway through this year's MTV VMAs came an unexpectedly serious and sincere appearance by Susan Bro, mother of Heather Heyer, the counter-protestor slain in Charlottesville. Introducing Bro was the…
Anna Gaca / September 5, 2017

Father John Misty Unsure Why Ryan Adams Is Mad at Him

A couple weeks back, apropos of nothing more than Austin City Limits' announcement of an upcoming Father John Misty show, veteran alt-country rocker Ryan Adams struck out on Twitter at the…
Anna Gaca / September 5, 2017

Please Listen to This Calculator Cover of Ed Sheeran’s “Shape of You” That Sounds Like the Knife

Have you ever wondered what Ed Sheeran's "Shape of You" would sound as performed by the Knife in their Silent Shout phase? YouTube user It's all…
Jeremy Gordon / September 5, 2017
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