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Travis Scott Consulted Colin Kaepernick Before Accepting Super Bowl Gig: Report

Last month, word leaked out that Travis Scott would join Maroon 5 at this year's Super Bowl Halftime Show. That news has recently been confirmed,…
Tom Breihan | January 16, 2019 - 9:56 am

Fiona Apple, Miley Cyrus, Miguel Join Chris Cornell Tribute Concert

Fiona Apple, Miley Cyrus, Miguel, Josh Homme, Brandi Carlile, and Chris Stapleton have joined the lineup for the upcoming Chris Cornell tribute/benefit concert I Am
Peter Helman | January 15, 2019 - 5:03 pm

Mac DeMarco Announces Tour, Preps Album For New Record Label Mac’s Record Label

Mac DeMarco has a new album on the way -- and a new record label. According to a press release, DeMarco's first LP since 2017's…
Peter Helman | January 15, 2019 - 1:10 pm

Royal Trux Reschedule Tour Due To “Unresolved Issues Arising From A Past Arrest”

In early January, Royal Trux confirmed that their new LP, White Stuff, will be out in March via Fat Possum, their first since 2000's Pound
Gabriela Tully Claymore | January 15, 2019 - 12:23 pm

Chance The Rapper Removes R. Kelly Collaboration From Streaming Services

Chance The Rapper recently appeared on Lifetime's Surviving R. Kelly documentary series to apologize for working with Kelly. On the final episode of the show,…
Peter Helman | January 15, 2019 - 12:10 pm

Ariana Grande Headlining Lollapalooza 2019: Report

Earlier this month, we learned that Ariana Grande -- along with Childish Gambino and Tame Impala -- would headline this year's Coachella Festival. And it…
Tom Breihan | January 15, 2019 - 8:57 am

This Installation In The Desert Will Play Toto’s “Africa” On A Loop For Eternity

Toto's oft-memed, cheesy '80s hit "Africa" had a bit of a resurgence last year. One Weezer fan ran a viral campaign to get the band…
Julia Gray | January 14, 2019 - 8:50 pm

A Boogie Wit Da Hoodie’s Album Hits #1 With Only 823 Copies Sold

Last week, our Tom Breihan posted a scathing review of A Boogie Wit Da Hoodie's generic new album Hoodie SZN. This week, the album has…
Chris DeVille | January 14, 2019 - 5:34 pm

Rae Sremmurd Reps Claim The Group Is Not Breaking Up

Following antagonistic posts on Slim Jxmmi's social media accounts over the weekend, speculation began to circulate that the endearing trap duo Rae Sremmurd might be
Winston Cook-Wilson / Spin | January 14, 2019 - 4:33 pm

Meek Mill Playing Saturday Night Live With Host James McAvoy

The first Saturday Night Live episode of 2019 is this Saturday, 1/19, with host Rachel Brosnahan of The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel and musical guest... Greta
Chris DeVille | January 14, 2019 - 3:37 pm

Jack White, Kacey Musgraves, Pistol Annies, & More To Play Loretta Lynn Tribute Concert

Country music queen Loretta Lynn has big plans for her 87th birthday this April in the form of an all-star tribute concert featuring Jack White,…
Associated Press | January 14, 2019 - 1:20 pm

Pohoda Festival Announces 1975, The Roots, Mac DeMarco, & More For 2019

The last couple of years have seen a trend take hold. In the US, the music festival boom has resulted in what a lot of…
Ryan Leas | January 14, 2019 - 11:40 am

Hulu Debuts Fyre Festival Doc Days Before Rival Netflix Project

Fyre Fraud, a documentary chronicling the lead-up and aftermath of 2017’s disastrous Fyre Festival, is airing on Hulu. Hulu dropped the documentary, produced…
Melinda Newman / Billboard | January 14, 2019 - 11:26 am

Aphex Twin Announces NYC Show In April

Aphex Twin is playing a show in New York City on 4/11. It's the producer's first show there is quite a while, and it's happening…
James Rettig | January 14, 2019 - 10:06 am

Maximum Rocknroll To Cease Print Publication

Maximum Rocknroll, the long-running and massively influential punk zine, has announced that it will cease print publication. In an announcement on its website, the MRR
Tom Breihan | January 14, 2019 - 9:38 am
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