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Lady Gaga Speaks Out Against Trump’s Transgender Military Ban

Lady Gaga, a long time ally of the LGBTQ community, will not stand for President Donald Trump’s ban of transgender individuals in the military. …
Sadie Bell / Billboard | July 26, 2017 - 8:07 pm

Z-Ro Arrested For Allegedly Assaulting Ex-Girlfriend For Hours

Houston rapper Z-Ro has been arrested for allegedly beating his ex-girlfriend Just Brittany for over two hours, TMZ reports. The alleged incident occurred in April,…
Peter Helman | July 26, 2017 - 6:58 pm

Stone Temple Pilots Announce 25th Anniversary Core Deluxe Reissue

Stone Temple Pilots have had a rough go of it in recent years, suffering the deaths of original frontman Scott Weiland and his replacement Chester
Chris DeVille | July 26, 2017 - 12:49 pm

Morrissey US Tour Dates Appear On Spotify

It looks like Morrissey is gearing up to announce a US tour. As Moz fan forum Morrissey-Solo points out, a number of unannounced tour dates…
James Rettig | July 26, 2017 - 12:06 pm

Trent Reznor: “When I Hear Grizzly Bear In A Volkswagen Commercial, It Kind Of Bums Me Out”

Nine Inch Nails are now fully back. Last week, the band released the new EP ADD VIOLENCE, which followed last year's Not The Actual Events.
Tom Breihan | July 26, 2017 - 10:57 am

Ronnie James Dio’s Hologram Is Going On A World Tour

Ronnie James Dio's hologram is going on a world tour! Rolling Stone reports that the tour has been named "Dio Returns," and the metal singer,…
Gabriela Tully Claymore | July 26, 2017 - 10:47 am

Daniel Johnston Announces Final Tour

The prolific Texan outsider-artist singer-songwriter Daniel Johnston has been an underground inspiration for decades, and he's been battling serious mental illness for longer than that.
Tom Breihan | July 26, 2017 - 10:26 am

Liam Gallagher Apologizes To Chris Martin, Not Noel

Apparently, Liam Gallagher is willing to make amends with other British musicians -- just not his brother. The singer apologized to Coldplay frontman…
Mary J. DiMeglio / Billboard | July 26, 2017 - 10:21 am

Trent Reznor Explains What Sucks About Nine Inch Nails’ Festival Set Times

The Village Voice has an enjoyable new interview with Nine Inch Nails mastermind Trent Reznor, by veteran rock journalist Lizzy Goodman. By the tone of…
Andy Cush/Spin | July 25, 2017 - 2:45 pm

The VMAs Seriously Have A “Best Fight Against The System” Award Now

About a month ago, MTV laid off most of the journalists who worked for its recently-relaunched MTV News website. After the mass layoff, SPIN reported…
Tom Breihan | July 25, 2017 - 2:41 pm

Watch Oozing Wound’s Thrash-Attack Cover Of Blink-182’s “Dammit”

Blink-182's 1997 pop-punk breakthrough banger "Dammit" is a defining song of its era, one that will immediately transport you back in time even if you…
Tom Breihan | July 25, 2017 - 1:54 pm

Hiss Golden Messenger Announce New Album Hallelujah Anyhow

M.C. Taylor has announced a new Hiss Golden Messenger album called Hallelujah Anyhow, the follow-up to last October's excellent Heart Like A Levee. It'll arrive…
Peter Helman | July 25, 2017 - 11:01 am

Hear Phoenix Analyze “Ti Amo” On Song Exploder

Phoenix are famously meticulous studio scientists, which makes them ideal guests for Song Exploder, the podcast where musicians pick apart all the pieces of one…
Tom Breihan | July 25, 2017 - 10:37 am

Outlaw Country Star Jamey Johnson Apparently Cancels Show When Crew Can’t Bring Concealed Weapons Inside

The grizzled country-music badass Jamey Johnson is one of the strongest, most vivid voices in his genre, and two of his albums, 2008's That Lonesome
Tom Breihan | July 25, 2017 - 9:58 am

Drake Got A Lil Wayne Tattoo

Drake's awkward collection of tattoos is rivaled among celebrities perhaps only by Ed Sheeran's. Drizzy's ink largely comprises portraits of his idols; his body now…
Chris DeVille | July 25, 2017 - 9:27 am
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