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Backstreet Boys’ Nick Carter Responds To Rape Accusation By Ex-Dream Singer

Melissa Schuman, a former member of the early-'00s Bad Boy girl group Dream, has written a post on her blog that accuses Nick Carter, the…
Tom Breihan | 10:42 am

N.E.R.D. Announce No_One Ever Really Dies Release Date

N.E.R.D. are back, and they've just announced the release date for their new album, No_One Ever Really Dies. It'll be out on 12/15. The trio…
James Rettig | 9:50 am

Donald Fagen Sues Walter Becker’s Estate

Steely Dan lead singer Donald Fagen is suing the estate of his longtime bandmate Walter Becker in an effort to keep the band's name and…
Ashley Cullins / The Hollywood Reporter | November 21, 2017 - 6:22 pm

RZA Sues Woof-Tang Clan Dog-Walking Service

A dog-walking company in Brooklyn had the punny idea to name themselves the Woof-Tang Clan, even going so far as to file a trademark application…
Chris DeVille | November 21, 2017 - 4:43 pm

Read Greta Gerwig’s Letters To Justin Timberlake, Alanis Morissette, And Dave Matthews For Lady Bird Music Rights

Chances are, if you’ve seen Dave Matthews Band’s "Crash" inexplicably pop up on your friends’ Spotify feeds recently, it’s because they just saw Greta Gerwig’s…
Winston Cook-Wilson / Spin | November 21, 2017 - 12:45 pm

Pinegrove Frontman Apologizes For Behavior With Women, Cancels Tour

Pinegrove have cancelled their upcoming US tour following an allegation of sexual coercion leveled against frontman Evan Stephens Hall. In a lengthy Facebook statement, Stephens…
Gabriela Tully Claymore | November 21, 2017 - 10:38 am

Panda Bear Announces Vinyl-Only A Day With The Homies EP

Over the past few days, Panda Bear has been teasing new material by posting lyrics to his Twitter account. Today, he's announced that he'll be…
James Rettig | November 21, 2017 - 10:15 am

Bad Guy Will Try To Blow Up Billy Joel Concert On This Week’s Arrow

A bad guy will try to blow up a Billy Joel concert on this week's episode of Arrow, the CW's DC Comics show about billionaire…
Peter Helman | November 20, 2017 - 10:32 pm

Taylor Swift’s Reputation Sells 1.2M In First Week

It’s official: Taylor Swift’s Reputation album sold 1.216 million copies in its first week in the US, according to Nielsen Music. That sum -- reflecting…
Keith Caulfield / Billboard | November 20, 2017 - 9:21 pm

Cedric Bixler-Zavala Implies A Recent At The Drive In Song Is About Danny Masterson’s Alleged Assault Of His Wife

Earlier this year, as reported by Brooklyn Vegan, a sexual assault allegation against actor and longtime Scientologist Danny Masterson found an unlikely outlet in the…
Anna Gaca / Spin | November 20, 2017 - 5:40 pm

Noel Gallagher Says His Cat Is More Rock ‘N’ Roll Than Radiohead

Look, you know how this works by now: When former Oasis guitarist Noel Gallagher is releasing a new album, journalists line up to ask him…
Chris DeVille | November 20, 2017 - 5:21 pm

Lil Uzi Vert Says He’s Giving Up Drugs After Lil Peep’s Death

Lil Uzi Vert is among a number of artists paying tribute to Lil Peep following the young singer and rapper's untimely death. Beyond posting his…
Ashley Iasimone / Billboard | November 20, 2017 - 3:06 pm

Brian Johnson Shares Tribute To His Late AC/DC Bandmate Malcolm Young

Malcolm Young -- rhythm guitarist and founding member of AC/DC -- died over the weekend after a long battle with dementia. Today, former AC/DC lead…
James Rettig | November 20, 2017 - 1:05 pm

Metric’s Emily Haines Announces New Fragrance

Metric frontwoman Emily Haines released her second solo record, Choir Of The Mind, back in September. Since then, Haines has teamed up with Seattle-based perfumery…
Sophie Israelsohn | November 20, 2017 - 12:57 pm

Robyn, Nina Persson Of The Cardigans Sign Open Letter Alleging Widespread Sexual Harassment in Sweden’s Music Industry

Just shy of 2,000 women working in the Swedish music business, from internationally known artists to managers to CEOs, have signed an open letter alleging…
Billboard | November 20, 2017 - 12:26 pm
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