Joyce Manor frontman Barry Johnson has been catching a lot of flak from a vocal subsection of the punk community after he called out a stage-diver during one of the band's live shows. He did the same…   Read Story »
Tanya Tagaq received some attention for her encouragement of eating and wearing seal along with saying "Fuck PETA" during her acceptance speech for the Polaris Music Prize. First, though, if you…   Read Story »
Here's case number 1,289,948 of the old "company doesn't properly license a piece of music for a commercial, makes a ripoff of it instead" story. In this case, the ripped-off artist is SOHN, the…   Read Story »
Laura Jane Grace has responded to rumors that ex-Against Me! member Jay Weinberg has joined Slipknot as their newest drummer. "Dear Slipknot, good luck with that. #shitbag," she said, kicking off a…   Read Story »
Last night, Jack White played a show at Boston's Fenway Park, and he opened it up by making fun of the Foo Fighters for having a second guitarist onstage "playing the same parts" to cover up any…   Read Story »
Last week, after the NFL spectacularly bungled its handling of the Ray Rice domestic violence scandal, CBS Sports opted to cut a pre-taped segment with Rihanna singing the hook from Jay Z's "Run This…   Read Story »
Sun Kil Moon's Mark Kozelek is known for his cantankerous on-stage persona, and recently got in a little trouble after calling a Hopscotch Festival audience "fucking hillbillies," which he took in…   Read Story »
It's pretty brave to come out against the new U2 album that was dropped onto everyone's computer last week, considering all the unanimous praise it's gotten. (Well...) Leave it to Tyler, The Creator…   Read Story »
Last month, a press release was circulated for a new album from the Thurston Moore-John Moloney collaboration Caught On Tape, and in that press release were a few lines of semi-comprehensible…   Read Story »
Apple's annual product rollout shebang, the one that ended with U2 forcing its new album onto your computer, began with a video called "Perspective" that was pegged as a tribute to original thinkers…   Read Story »