There's no better example of unrealized potential than Azealia Banks. It's been over two years since "212" dropped and we're still not sure when (or if) her oft-delayed debut album will ever be…   Read Story »
In a new guest column for The Hollywood Reporter, Nine Inch Nails leader Trent Reznor has some very nice things to say about David Bowie, his old tourmate and collaborator, and about Bowie's…   Read Story »
Here's the fuck-the-man version of pulling a BEYONCÉ: The promising young rapper Angel Haze posted her own surprise album this morning, except she didn't do it as a grand statement of dominance;…   Read Story »
In the newest issue of NME, the Smiths guitar legend Johnny Marr has a column, and he's taken the opportunity to pop some shit off. More specifically, he's joined the growing mass of musicians who…   Read Story »
The Pixies 2013 has been a fascinating case study in what happens when a band stops operating like a band and starts acting like a business. After Kim Deal officially left the band, the band dropped…   Read Story »
UPDATE: Cheap Trick and REO Speedwagon have canceled SeaWorld shows as well. // In October, CNN aired a documentary called Blackfish that, in the wake of SeaWorld trainer Dawn Brancheau's death…   Read Story »
Quick anthropological lesson: In the U.K., rather than flashing middle fingers as a "fuck you" gesture, they put up a backwards peace symbol known simply as the V sign. As NME reports, that's the…   Read Story »
Here's how former Oasis co-leader Noel Gallagher describes his own personal 2013: "Fucking had a shit year. All I've done is sit around the house and become a fucking hypochondriac. Dog-shit year.…   Read Story »
UPDATE: Kanye responded to accusations of anti-semitism in a radio interview on 12/18: "I don't know how being told that you have money is like an insult. That would be like if somebody complimented…   Read Story »
Atlanta sludge-metal outfit Mastodon have some new merch for sale, including a Thanksgiving t-shirt that some are claiming is racist. The tee highlights the atrocities of American colonialism by…   Read Story »