Where’s The Beef?

Hozier Is Suing Chilly Gonzales For Saying He Ripped Off Feist

The Canadian musician Chilly Gonzales hosts a YouTube series called Pop Music Masterclass, in which he parses out everything going on in a popular song.
Tom Breihan | October 5, 2015 - 9:00 am

Don Henley Thinks Frank Ocean Is A “Talentless Little Prick” And Doesn’t Like Kanye West Either

Don Henley already had a grudge against Frank Ocean because of Ocean's incorporation of "Hotel California" into the Nostalgia, Ultra track "American Wedding." After that,…
Caitlin White | October 1, 2015 - 1:59 pm

Ottawa Sun Responds To Mark Kozelek With Its Own Diss Track

A couple of weeks ago, notorious curmudgeon Mark Kozelek canceled a Sun Kil Moon performance at the Ottawa CityFolk Festival due to a feud with…
Peter Helman | September 30, 2015 - 10:17 pm

Rage Against The Machine Bassist Apologizes For Limp Bizkit, Mistakenly Celebrates Their Demise

Rage Against The Machine/Audioslave bassist Tim Commerford, the guy who climbed the rafters at the VMAs that one time, is staying busy these days. Last…
Chris DeVille | September 29, 2015 - 4:04 pm

Powell Mocks Steve Albini By Making His Anti-EDM Email Into A Billboard

Given everything we know about Steve Albini, and about music and culture and the way older rock dudes tend to feel about dance music, it…
Tom Breihan | September 29, 2015 - 12:00 pm

Katy Perry Sues Rival Buyer Of LA Convent

Katy Perry really wants to live in a convent. The pop star has been trying to buy the former home of the Sisters Of The…
Peter Helman | September 28, 2015 - 8:33 am

Does Father John Misty’s New Video Rip Off Funny Or Die?

A week ago, Father John Misty released a video for "The Night Josh Tillman Came To Our Apartment" with a fairly audacious premise: Two different…
Tom Breihan | September 25, 2015 - 9:40 am

Hear Mark Kozelek’s New Diss Track “The Ottawa Blues Fest Is Run By Inbreds”

Last week, Sun Kil Moon was booked to play the Ottawa CityFolk Festival, but Mark Kozelek canceled his performance at the festival in the midst
Tom Breihan | September 22, 2015 - 8:50 am

Leave Hologram Chief Keef Alone!

Chicago rapper Chief Keef has been dealing with some bullshit because of an outstanding warrant for his arrest in Illinois. The rapper now lives i…
Caitlin White | September 18, 2015 - 5:04 pm

Mark Kozelek Cancels Ottawa CityFolk Performance Amid Feud With Organizers

Last year, the much-discussed beef between the War On Drugs and Sun Kil Moon mastermind Mark Kozelek started at the Ottawa Folk Fest, when Kozelek…
Tom Breihan | September 15, 2015 - 9:22 am

Black Keys’ Patrick Carney Says Jack White Tried To Fight Him Last Night

Jack White, famously, isn't a big fan of the Black Keys, the world-conquering Ohio blues-rock duo who may have picked up a couple of trick…
Tom Breihan | September 14, 2015 - 9:00 am

Mac DeMarco Discusses Trolling By “Disrespectful” UK Buzz Band Fat White Family

Mac DeMarco talked to The Guardian about how fame has been treating him over the course of the past few years, and as it tur…
Gabriela Tully Claymore | September 11, 2015 - 3:15 pm

Twisted Sister Singer To KISS Singer: “I Will Bury You”

Twisted Sister’s Dee Snider is not gonna take it from KISS’ Paul Stanley anymore. During a recent appearance on Eddie Trunk’s show, Snider criticized KISS…
Peter Helman | September 10, 2015 - 11:07 pm

Keith Richards Trashes Grateful Dead, Too, But Won’t Diss Taylor Swift

Keith Richards' troll game is without peer. You can't stop him, you can only hope to contain him. And you can't contain him! Last week,…
Michael Nelson | September 10, 2015 - 5:32 pm

Damon Albarn Says Adele’s New Album Is “Very Middle Of The Road,” Songs He Worked On Probably Didn’t Make The Cut

Adele's got a bunch of superstar collaborators working on her upcoming highly-anticipated third record: Max Martin, Danger Mouse, Ryan Tedder, and Tobias Jesso Jr. are…
James Rettig | September 10, 2015 - 5:22 pm

Grace Jones Memoir Disses Nicki Minaj, Miley Cyrus, & Other “Middle Of The Road” Artists

Iconic underground artist and performer Grace Jones is releasing her memoir I'll Never Write My Memoirs at the end of the month and, in a…
James Rettig | September 10, 2015 - 10:18 am

R.E.M. To Trump: Go Fuck Yourself

What is it with Republican presidential candidates and using very non-Republican musicians' songs without permission? First Donald Trump announced his campaign with Neil Young's "Rockin'
Peter Helman | September 9, 2015 - 9:07 pm

Survivor Slam Song’s Use At Kim Davis Release Rally

Kim Davis, the Kentucky clerk who was held in contempt of court and jailed for refusing to issue marriage licenses to gay couples, was released…
Peter Helman | September 8, 2015 - 7:50 pm

Vince Staples: “Shut The Fuck Up Miley Cyrus”

Miley Cyrus had a big week. Our former squeaky clean Hannah Montana hosted the VMAs this Sunday, before surprise-dropping her wild-and-weird-as-fuck new album Miley Cyrus
Caitlin White | September 3, 2015 - 5:50 pm

Keith Richards Dismisses All Rap Music

Keith Richards has been radiating dangerous levels of cool for a solid five decades now. But every once in a while, something comes along to…
Tom Breihan | September 3, 2015 - 2:14 pm
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