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Hometown Statue Of Nick Cave In Loincloth Riding Horse Enters Planning Stages

The small Australian town of Warracknabeal in Victoria hopes to honor hometown hero Nick Cave with a new statue. The lifesize figure will depict Cave…

YouTube Removes Death Grips’ “Shitshow” Video For Violating Community Guidelines

Death Grips shared a pretty gross new video yesterday for their latest single "Shitshow" off of their forthcoming LP Year Of The Snitch. The clip…

Happy 70th Birthday To The First Vinyl LP

Happy birthday to the first vinyl LP! Today marks 70 years to the day since Columbia Records first introduced the 12" 33 1⁄3 RPM microgroove…
Peter Helman | 11:13 am

Archaeologists Dig Up Woodstock Festival Field

Archaeologists scouring the grassy hillside famously trampled during the 1969 Woodstock music festival carefully sifted through the dirt from a time of peace, love, protest…

Trent Reznor Raves About Childish Gambino In New Interview

Trent Reznor has been making the press rounds to promote Bad Witch, the final installment of Nine Inch Nails' EP trilogy, which he's calling an
Chris DeVille | 10:02 am

Police Make Arrest In XXXTentacion Murder

Earlier this week, the controversial and problematic young rap star XXXTentacion was murdered outside a motorcycle dealership in Deerfield Beach, Florida, at the age of…
Tom Breihan | 9:32 am

Coachella’s Radius Clause Details Exposed In Legal Fight With Oregon Festival

We now know more details about the radius clause Coachella organizers impose on artists playing the massive Southern California festival, thanks to an ongoing legal…
Dave Brooks / Billboard | June 20, 2018 - 8:43 pm

Paul McCartney On Co-Writing “FourFiveSeconds”: “I Was Tootling Around On Guitar, And Kanye Spent A Lot Of Time Just Looking At Pictures Of Kim”

Kanye West and Paul McCartney have very different writing processes, apparently. In an interview with DIY, McCartney recalls writing "FourFiveSeconds" as "much more made up…
Julia Gray | June 20, 2018 - 8:30 pm

Paul Simon Announces Farewell Tour’s Final Show In Queens

Paul Simon announced today that he will be performing the final show of his Farewell Tour on his old stomping grounds in Queens. He will…
Julia Gray | June 20, 2018 - 7:03 pm

XXXTentacion Breaks Taylor Swift’s Single-Day Streaming Record On Spotify

On Tuesday, the day after XXXTentacion was fatally shot at the age of 20, the singer-songwriter's "SAD!" broke the single-day record for Spotify streams that…
Colin Stutz / Billboard | June 20, 2018 - 4:18 pm

M.I.A. Documentary MATANGI / MAYA / M.I.A. Gets Release Date

M.I.A has just announced the release date of her Steve Loveridge-directed biopic Matangi/Maya/M.I.A. in honor of today’s World Refugee Day. It's out in the UK…
Gil Green | June 20, 2018 - 1:22 pm

Trent Reznor Talks Trump: “You Don’t Hear A Lot From The Taylor Swifts Of The World … Because They Are Concerned About Their Brand”

Nine Inch Nails are releasing Bad Witch at the end of a week, wrapping up a trilogy that began with 2016's Not The Actual Events.
James Rettig | June 20, 2018 - 1:18 pm

Bruce Springsteen Shares Statement On Trump’s “Inhumane” Border Policy

Bruce Springsteen's Broadway show is a scripted, two-hour long performance. He sings 15 songs interspersed with monologues, some of which are taken almost verbatim from…
Gabriela Tully Claymore | June 20, 2018 - 12:32 pm

Louis Prima Sets Record For Longest Break Between Hot 100 Hits

Nearly 40 years after his passing, Louis Prima makes history on the Billboard Hot 100.
Gary Trust / Billboard | June 20, 2018 - 10:34 am

Ryan Adams Teases Release Of Long-Lost Blackhole Album

Ryan Adams has always written music at a fast pace, though his recent discography doesn't necessarily reflect that fact. The musician has taken to social…
James Rettig | June 20, 2018 - 10:03 am
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