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SZA Plans Album With Tame Impala & Mark Ronson, Loves Modest Mouse

Mark Ronson and Tame Impala's Kevin Parker debuted a new collaboration with SZA during a joint DJ set at Governors Ball this summer, and it…
Peter Helman | October 21, 2017 - 6:20 pm

Tonight’s Foo Fighters Show In Lexington Being Rescheduled Due To Family Emergency

Foo Fighters' show in Lexington, Kentucky tonight is being rescheduled due to a family emergency. According to a press release, "The band sincerely apologizes for…
Peter Helman | October 21, 2017 - 5:44 pm

Marilyn Manson Bassist Twiggy Ramirez Accused Of Rape

Jessicka Addams of the riot grrrl band Jack Off Jill has accused her former boyfriend, Twiggy Ramirez, of rape as well as physical and psychological…
Gabriela Tully Claymore | October 20, 2017 - 5:41 pm

Mike Patton Scores Stephen King Netflix Thriller 1922

The next phase in the Stephen King media industrial complex is 1922, a Netflix thriller out today based on King's novella about a Nebraska man…
Chris DeVille | October 20, 2017 - 5:11 pm

Matt Mondanile Responds To Sexual Misconduct Allegations

Former Real Estate member Matt Mondanile, who records under the moniker Ducktails, has responded to sexual misconduct allegations leveraged against him earlier in the week…
Gabriela Tully Claymore | October 20, 2017 - 2:01 pm

Genesis Breyer P-Orridge Being Treated For Leukemia

Genesis Breyer P-Orridge of Throbbing Gristle and Psychic TV has been diagnosed with chronic myelomonocytic leukemia and has had to postpone an upcoming European tour…
James Rettig | October 20, 2017 - 1:51 pm

Billboard Charts Will Adjust Streaming Weighting In 2018

It's hard to overstate the impact of Billboard's decision to factor streaming into its chart rankings. Among other alterations, songs that don't fit neatly into…
Chris DeVille | October 20, 2017 - 11:13 am

Dee Snider Does Not Like Your Ironic Metal T-Shirt

It’s been a rough year for the Kardashians and band tees. In June, Kendall and Kylie Jenner faced immediate backlash upon the release of their…
Arielle Gordon / Spin | October 20, 2017 - 10:59 am

Tom Petty Honored With Memorial Vampire Walk In The Valley

Today is Tom Petty's birthday. If we hadn't lost him a couple of weeks ago, he would've been 67 today. And last night, a group…
Tom Breihan | October 20, 2017 - 9:00 am

Nicki Minaj Will Testify At Her Brother’s Child Rape Trial

Nicki Minaj's brother, Jelani Maraj, was arrested in 2015 and charged with raping his 11-year-old stepdaughter. His case finally went to trial today -- he…
Peter Helman | October 19, 2017 - 10:24 pm

The Unlikely Story Of How INXS Came To Rule The Late ’80s With Kick, Released 30 Years Ago Today

As Chris Murphy, the longtime ­manager of INXS, remembers it, "I really thought I was fucked." On an ­afternoon in 1987, Murphy, a ­wisecracking Australian,…
Eric Spitznagel / Billboard | October 19, 2017 - 12:46 pm

Taylor Swift Teases “Gorgeous,” Out Tonight

Taylor Swift's Reputation comes out in less than a month -- are you ready for it? -- but she's been surprisingly quiet in the last…
James Rettig | October 19, 2017 - 12:11 pm

Brainiac Tribute Show Announced In Brooklyn

Brooklyn’s Bell House will host a Brainiac tribute concert on 12/9 to honor the 25th anniversary of the influential band’s formation and to commemorate deceased…
Julia Gray | October 19, 2017 - 11:22 am

Young Dolph Is Selling Bulletproof Vests

Nobody in rap turns his near-death experiences into marketing opportunities quite like Memphis cult star Young Dolph. Earlier this year, someone fired 100 shots at
Tom Breihan | October 19, 2017 - 10:01 am

Ariel Pink: “My Behavior Onstage Was Gross And I Can’t Defend It”

Ariel Pink has had a, shall we say, somewhat contentious relationship with feminism in the past, and this week, those tensions flared up again following…
Peter Helman | October 18, 2017 - 9:22 pm
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