To the ears of Paramore's Hayley Williams, the opening piano riff on One Direction's new single "Steal My Girl" so smacked of New Found Glory's 2006 single "It's Not Your Fault" that a Twitter…   Read Story »
If you were making such bets at the outset of 2014, you could have gotten some seriously long odds on a wager that Sun Kil Moon and War On Drugs would have wound up embroiled in the year's biggest…   Read Story »
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 »