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Former Singer Says Mushroomhead Are Bad People, Hopes They Die Slowly

If you know anything about the Cleveland band Mushroomhead, it's probably this: They're the metal band whose members wear scary masks but who are not…
Tom Breihan | July 29, 2016 - 4:56 pm

Straight To Video

The 5 Best Videos Of The Week

This week, there were things to watch way more important than any music video -- and that was some good timing, since the week's music…
Tom Breihan | July 29, 2016 - 2:17 pm

The Anniversary

Ridin’ Dirty Turns 20

A few years ago, Kanye West made a bold claim on Twitter: The second verse from "New Slaves" was the greatest rap verse of all…
Tom Breihan | July 29, 2016 - 11:49 am

Banks & Steelz – “Sword In The Stone” (Feat. Kool Keith)

Banks & Steelz, the unlikely duo of Wu-Tang mastermind RZA and Interpol frontman Paul Banks, are still a few weeks away from releasing their debut…
Tom Breihan | July 29, 2016 - 10:38 am

Billy Corgan Finishes New Solo Album, Starts New Band, Hints At Smashing Pumpkins Original Lineup Reunion

Billy Corgan has been busy. As Alternative Nation points out, Corgan recently posted a Facebook video update on everything he's been up to lately, and…
Tom Breihan | July 29, 2016 - 10:07 am

Comments from Tom Breihan

Yeah, but Bun had "once upon a time, not to long ago / a brother like myself had to strongarm a ho / now this is not a ho in the sense of having a pussy / but a pussy having no goddam sense"
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July 29, 2016 on Ridin’ Dirty Turns 20
I never troll.
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July 29, 2016 on Sublime Turns 20
Lungfish fuckin rules but I like that Pupils album better than any Lungfish proper.
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July 26, 2016 on Every Dischord Record Is On Bandcamp Now
Girl Band and my hangover were not clicking with each other.
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July 19, 2016 on Pitchfork 2016 Was Our Great Antisocial Music Festival
Thought about making the Rolling Stone cover the graphic for this piece.
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June 29, 2016 on The Future Era Is Over
I've been in rooms with both of those guys before. I am fairly confident I could disarm El by starting a discussion about the respective merits of different Steven Seagal movies. Mike would just pull out my spine like a Mortal Kombat fatality & laugh at me.
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June 22, 2016 on El-P Not Cool With Run The Jewels Movie Title
Please do.
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June 17, 2016 on Odelay Turns 20
Song is great! Video is whatever! I have a strong personal aversion to that whole TV Carnage thing.
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June 17, 2016 on The 5 Best Videos Of The Week
I think he's pretty bad at rapping, and I don't really understand his whole thing. He's good on "Mixtape" tho.
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June 15, 2016 on Kodak Black Is Everything Great About Rap Music
I went to college there, and I can say with some authority that no, it isn't, come on.
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May 18, 2016 on Post Malone’s Codeine Dirtbag Blues
Pavement were godawful terrible at Lolla 95. (I saw the set where they got pelted with mud.)
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May 16, 2016 on Let’s All Remember The Late-’90s Swing Revival
He used his DatPiff account to post it.
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May 13, 2016 on Premature Evaluation: Chance The Rapper Coloring Book
The Ferg album is good! I planned to write about it! But Ferg's label sent me a stream that expired after one listen. I had to keep re-requesting it. I can't really write about an album like that. But I'll have things to say about it once I get reliable access.
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April 19, 2016 on Album Of The Week: Wire Nocturnal Koreans
Can't believe I didn't recognize it at first, but that's the beat from Super Cat's "Dolly My Baby."
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April 12, 2016 on Action Bronson – “Mr. 2 Face” (Feat. Meyhem Lauren & Jah Tiger)
Yeah, that's my bad, wrote that too fast. Fixed.
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April 6, 2016 on R.I.P. Merle Haggard
I've tried again and again and again. They have, I want to say, 4 songs that I think are pretty good. I can list them if you want.
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April 5, 2016 on Album Of The Week: Parquet Courts Human Performance