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Grimes Realizes Game Of Thrones Life Goals At Comic-Con, Defends Socks With Sandals

If you follow Grimes on Twitter, you’d know that she’s a borderline obsessive fan of Game Of Thrones. For a while, her Twitter name was Grimes Of Tarth, a reference to a character named Brienne. This weekend, all her dreams came true at Comic-Con when she got to shake hands with author George R. R. More »

By: James Rettig / July 26, 2014 - 10:27 am

Grimes, MGMT To Play An Aircraft Carrier At Comic-Con

San Diego’s annual Comic-Con International has long been less a comics convention than a celebration of all things nerdy. The movie and TV industries have made it a launchpad for many big announcements, and now the music industry is making the whole “launchpad” concept a little more literally. Billboard reports that MGMT will play a… More »

By: Chris DeVille / July 8, 2014 - 4:42 pm

Daft Punk Releasing Random Access Memories Deluxe Box Set?

It seems Daft Punk may be releasing a deluxe box set for Random Access Memories. According to The Daft House, the box set surfaced during New York Comic Con this weekend. An attendee of the conference won a signed copy and talked about it on Twitter. “Daft Punk’s Random Access Memories – Deluxe Box Set… More »

By: Liz Pelly / October 13, 2013 - 2:21 pm

Watch Metallica’s Through The Never Trailer

Bands release concert films all the time, but trust me, when I say that Metallica have something very different and very bizarre planned with their new movie. Yesterday at Comic-Con, where Metallica held a panel, attendees got to see a new trailer of Metallica: Through The Never which definitely puts a twist on the standard… More »

By: Miles Bowe / July 21, 2013 - 2:10 pm

Andrew W.K. Talks Bronies, Comic-Con, I Get Wet Reissue

Name: Andrew W.K.
Progress Report: The undisputed king of partying talks about comics, reissuing I Get Wet, making new music, and what it means to become an official “Brony.”

In addition to being an expert in the fine art of making a party, Andrew W.K. could also teach everyone a thing or… More »

By: T. Cole Rachel / August 15, 2012 - 2:54 pm

Dan Deacon Does Comic-Con For Coppola’s Twixt

Comic-Con 2011 wraps up at San Diego’s Convention Center today, and among the notable first timers was Baltimore’s spastic electronic collagist Dan Deacon. The musician sat on the Hall H panel for Twixt, the Francis Ford Coppola-directed, Val Kilmer-starring Gothic horror film he scored. Here’s the plot summary from IMDB:… More »

By: Scott Lapatine / July 24, 2011 - 8:49 pm

Daft Punk’s TRON: LEGACY Soundtrack Will Probably Sound Like This

As reported, the makers of the Tron sequel (now called TRON: LEGACY) tapped robots of Daft Punk to score their forthcoming remake. And as Twilight fans Thom Yorke and Bon Iver reminded us earlier today, it is Comic-Con week, the time where studios preview their sci-fi wares and naturally make lots of indie rock new… More »

By: Amrit Singh / July 24, 2009 - 4:00 pm

Thom Yorke, Bon Iver Write Songs For Twilight 2

Director Chris Weitz confirms both Thom and Justin Vernon wrote songs especially for New Moon, the sequel to the wildly successful hormonal vamp flick Twilight, in an interview with from Comic-Con in San Diego. OK then. More »

By: Amrit Singh / July 24, 2009 - 9:43 am