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Tame Impala Threaten Lawsuit Over Chinese Blueberry Milk

Ad agencies have a long and storied history of ripping off bands by commissioning cheap soundalike versions of songs to use in commercials. And Tame…
Peter Helman | April 27, 2017 - 11:39 pm

Fyre Fest Is A Mess And It Hasn’t Even Started Yet

Blink-182 is pulling out of the much-hyped Fyre Festival in Exumas, Bahamas, telling fans on Twitter that they were worried that festival organizers would not…
Dave Brooks / Billboard | April 27, 2017 - 9:08 pm

Guitarist Sues To Stop Use Of Jefferson Starship Band Name

A founding member of Jefferson Starship filed a lawsuit Thursday to stop some of his former bandmates from using the band's name for upcoming performances…
Associated Press | April 27, 2017 - 8:19 pm

Liam Gallagher Reviews His Creepy Brother’s New Song With That Dick From Blur

Former Britpop rivals Damon Albarn and Noel Gallagher put decades of Blur vs. Oasis feuding to rest by collaborating on "We've Got The Power," the…
Peter Helman | April 27, 2017 - 8:12 pm

Dave Chappelle & John Mayer Announce San Francisco Shows With Strict Phone Ban

Dave Chappelle and John Mayer are good friends, weirdly enough. Mayer once appeared in a Chappelle's Show sketch, and more recently, the two have covered
Peter Helman | April 27, 2017 - 6:50 pm

Thanks To Kendrick, U2 Become The 4th Act With A Top 40 Hit In Each Of The Last 4 Decades

U2 debuts at No. 33 as featured on Kendrick Lamar's "XXX." Kendrick Lamar commands multiple Billboard charts this week, and his domination helps…
Gary Trust / Billboard | April 27, 2017 - 4:03 pm

La La Land Director Damien Chazelle Planning TV Drama About Paris Music Scene

Hot off the success of La La Land, Damien Chazelle is setting his sights on TV. The Oscar-winning director is attached to helm…

The 1975 Announce New Album Music For Cars

The 1975 announced that they're working on a new album titled Music For Cars, which will be out in 2018. The band's frontman Matty Healy…
Gabriela Tully Claymore | April 27, 2017 - 1:54 pm

Mac DeMarco Launches Fan Fiction Contest

Popular musician Mac DeMarco is launching a Mac DeMarco Fan Fiction contest for the members of his fan club. The contest, which will run from…
James Rettig | April 27, 2017 - 1:24 pm

Nick Cave Once Proposed A Statue Of Himself In His Hometown As A Joke And Now It May Actually Happen

Nick Cave has a reputation as a very serious man, and a lot of the time he lives up to it. But the great Australian…
Andy Cush / Spin | April 27, 2017 - 11:20 am

Julia Holter Turning 2011 Album Tragedy Into Full-Length Opera

Julia Holter’s 2011 album Tragedy was heavily inspired by the actual ancient Greek tragedy Hippolytus. Six years later, Holter is planning to rework Tragedy as…
Rob Arcand / Spin | April 27, 2017 - 10:33 am

Jeff Rosenstock – “Dramamine”

Last year, the Long Island pop-punk veteran Jeff Rosenstock released WORRY., a truly remarkable and ambitious opus of an album. On Twitter today, Rosenstock writes…
Tom Breihan | April 27, 2017 - 9:31 am

Hear Marc Maron Interview Mac DeMarco & Mark Lanegan On WTF

The comedian Marc Maron has been interviewing more and more musicians on his great interview podcast WTF. And on today's episode, we get two for…
Tom Breihan | April 27, 2017 - 8:53 am

Nick Cave & Warren Ellis Score Netflix’s War Machine

Nick Cave and his Bad Seeds/Grinderman bandmate Warren Ellis often compose film scores together. Recently, they've provided music for movies like Hell Or High Water
Peter Helman | April 26, 2017 - 11:10 pm

Young Thug Teases New “Singing Album” Out This Week

Aside from a couple of one-off singles and a steady stream of guest appearances, the usually prolific Young Thug hasn't released anything since last year's…
Peter Helman | April 26, 2017 - 9:39 pm
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