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The Moody Blues’ Ray Thomas Has Died

Ray Thomas, a founding member of British rock group the Moody Blues, has died at 76, months before the band is due to be inducted
Associated Press | January 7, 2018 - 3:52 pm

Roger Waters, Peter Gabriel, Kathleen Hanna, & More Support Lorde For Cancelling Israel Show

Last month, Lorde cancelled a planned 2018 show in Israel after receiving "an overwhelming number of messages & letters" from fans urging her to boycott…
Peter Helman | January 7, 2018 - 2:10 pm

Lana Del Rey Says Radiohead Are Suing Her: “Their Lawyers Have Been Relentless”

This weekend, rumors emerged that Radiohead were taking legal action against Lana Del Rey for copying "Creep" on her Lust For Life song "Get Free."
Peter Helman | January 7, 2018 - 1:55 pm

Watch The Tallest Man On Earth Cover Adele On Swedish TV

Kristian Matsson, the Swedish folk musician who records as the Tallest Man On Earth even though he does not seem to be that tall, does…
Tom Breihan | January 5, 2018 - 5:04 pm

Prosecutors Drop Rape And Kidnapping Charges Against All Members Of Decapitated

Prosecutors in Spokane County have dropped all charges against the members of Polish metal band Decapitated, The Spokesman-Review reports. All four members of the band…
Chris DeVille | January 5, 2018 - 4:58 pm

U.S. Cassette Album Sales Rose 35% In 2017

Cassette album sales continued to show growth in 2017, led by all things Guardians Of The Galaxy. Last year, cassette album sales rose by 35…
Keith Caulfield / Billboard | January 5, 2018 - 3:37 pm

Happy Doors Day: You Can Now Take A Proper Selfie At The Corner Of Morrison St & Densmore Ave

As the drummer for the Doors, John Densmore's name has been inexorably linked with that of lead singer Jim Morrison's for more than half a…
John Rogers / Associated Press | January 4, 2018 - 8:52 pm

Singer From Clown-Themed Iron Maiden Tribute Band Allegedly Smuggled $7 Million Of Drugs To Japan

I’m not a drug smuggler, but if I were, I think I’d probably try to keep a pretty low profile. You could pretend you’re a…
Andy Cush / Spin | January 4, 2018 - 8:24 pm

SoundCloud Reportedly Reduces Audio Quality

SoundCloud recently changed its streaming audio format from 128kbps MP3 to 64kbps Opus, Pigeons & Planes reports, effectively reducing the platform's audio quality. Although Opus…
Peter Helman | January 4, 2018 - 7:01 pm

Jimmy Iovine Reportedly Leaving Apple Music

Look for Jimmy Iovine to leave Apple Music in August.
Billboard Staff | January 4, 2018 - 6:11 pm

David Bowie’s 1981 Volvo Sells For $218k

A Volvo that was owned by David Bowie has just been auctioned off for approximately $218,000 (212,800 Swiss Francs) in Switzerland, according to Motoring Research.
James Rettig | January 4, 2018 - 1:00 pm

Boston Calling 2018 Lineup

Another day, another festival lineup with Eminem at the top. Following Coachella and Governors Ball, Boston Calling is the latest contender to reveal its 2018…
Peter Helman | January 4, 2018 - 10:00 am

2 Chainz Is Mad About His Spot On The Governors Ball Poster

The music-festival font-size wars are a real thing. Yesterday, the New York festival Governors Ball announced its lineup for this summer's edition, and it features…
Tom Breihan | January 4, 2018 - 9:24 am

Billie Joe Armstrong Tells Trump-Supporting Fan To Fuck Off

This shouldn't come as a surprise to anyone who watched him chant "No Trump! No KKK! No Fascist USA!" at the American Music Awards, but…
Peter Helman | January 3, 2018 - 8:41 pm

ABC Scraps Rolling Stone 50th Anniversary Special

ABC is reversing course on its planned Rolling Stone special.
Lesley Goldberg / The Hollywood Reporter | January 3, 2018 - 8:20 pm
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