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Hear Bon Iver Play A Prairie Home Companion

A Prairie Home Companion is in the process of changing its name following an allegation of inappropriate behavior against the show's founder and former host,…
Peter Helman | December 10, 2017 - 1:07 pm

Thom Yorke Is Best Friends With BB-8 Now

Remember BB-8, the cute little robot -- sorry, droid -- from Star Wars: The Force Awakens? Possibly the only part of that movie that Perfume
Peter Helman | December 10, 2017 - 12:32 pm

Morrissey Cancels Tomorrow’s KROQ Christmas Show

Morrissey has already cancelled two of his tour dates that were scheduled for this week -- in Philadelphia and Boston -- and an appearance on…
James Rettig | December 9, 2017 - 10:35 pm

Congressional Debate Devolves Into Meat Loaf Lyrics

Congress is obviously a shitshow these days, but at least there was some levity Wednesday to temper the constant stream of legislative trauma. According to…
Chris DeVille | December 8, 2017 - 4:28 pm

Alice Cooper Cast As Herod In NBC’s Jesus Christ Superstar Live!

Rock ’n’ roll icon Alice Cooper has been cast as the flamboyant King Herod in NBC’s staged rock concert Jesus Christ Superstar Live! Also joining…
Bryn Elise Sandberg / THR | December 8, 2017 - 2:14 pm

Danny Carey On Tool’s New Album: “It’ll Be Out In 2018″

What a saga the making of Tool's fifth album has been. The prog-metal black-comedians were in the studio recording a follow-up to 2006's 10,000 Days…
Chris DeVille | December 8, 2017 - 1:21 pm

Julian Casablancas + The Voidz Announce New Album, Name Change

Back in 2014, the Strokes frontman Julian Casablancas got together with a band of miscreants to release the album Tyranny. They've been playing shows again…
Tom Breihan | December 8, 2017 - 11:20 am

YouTube To Launch New Subscription Music Streaming Service Next Year

YouTube has plans to release a third paid music service next spring, Billboard has confirmed with sources familiar with the matter. The new…
Colin Stutz / Billboard | December 8, 2017 - 10:32 am

Kevin Jonas Testifies In FIFA Trial That Paul McCartney Concert Actually Took Place

The New York trial of three South American soccer officials has taken another strange twist with surprise testimony by pop star Kevin Jonas. …
Associated Press | December 7, 2017 - 4:27 pm

Caroline Polachek Clarifies Problem With Moogfest Lineup Announcement

Yesterday, Moogfest announced their initial 2018 lineup by highlighting the women and non-binary artists that would be performing at next year's event, and shortly after,…
James Rettig | December 7, 2017 - 4:21 pm

Early-’00s New York Rock History Meet Me In The Bathroom To Become Docuseries

The most compulsively readable book I picked up all year was Meet Me In The Bathroom, the music writer Lizzy Goodman's oral history of the…
Tom Breihan | December 7, 2017 - 11:35 am

Levitation 2018 Lineup

After a weather-induced cancellation in 2016 and taking a year off in 2017, Austin's Levitation -- formerly known as Austin Psych Fest -- is returning…
Grace Birnstengel | December 7, 2017 - 10:15 am

New Jimi Hendrix Album Both Sides Of The Sky Will Feature 10 Previously Unreleased Tracks

Jimi Hendrix died 47 years ago, and labels have been raiding his vaults ever since. And yet there are still, somehow, unreleased Hendrix studio recordings…
Tom Breihan | December 7, 2017 - 9:53 am

Arcade Fire Headlining Dessner Brothers-Curated Haven Festival 2018

Earlier this year, the National's Aaron and Bryce Dessner helped curate the first edition of Copenhagen's Haven Festival, and they're doing the same thing this…
James Rettig | December 7, 2017 - 9:49 am

The Avalanches Prep Since I Left You Deluxe Edition

Australian DJ crew the Avalanches are have once again reported for active duty. The group is already working on a third album, the follow-up to…
Tom Breihan | December 7, 2017 - 9:24 am
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