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J. Cole Calls For NFL Boycott

Two days ago, at a rally in Alabama, Donald Trump went on a tirade against NFL players who kneel during the National Anthem. Yesterday, at…
Peter Helman | 3:37 pm

Livestream Texas Strong Harvey Benefit Featuring Willie Nelson, Paul Simon, James Taylor, & More

There's already been at least one star-studded benefit to aid those in Texas affected by Hurricane Harvey. And tonight, musicians including Willie Nelson, Paul Simon,…
Peter Helman | September 22, 2017 - 9:21 pm

James Iha Plays Guitar On Two Of Billy Corgan’s New Songs

Last year, the former Smashing Pumpkins guitarist James Iha rejoined his old band onstage in Los Angeles. It was his first time playing with Pumpkins…
Tom Breihan | September 22, 2017 - 12:07 pm

Morrissey Twitter Makes It Official: “Not Moz”

Just in case you happened to think that it was actually Morrissey himself sending out promotional tweets from his newly-crafted Twitter, the account's description has…
James Rettig | September 22, 2017 - 11:36 am

Middle School Teacher Suspended For Using Kodak Black Lyrics On Assignment

I'm sure it's not easy to teach middle school kids in America, but making a homework assignment out of Kodak Black lyrics is probably not…
Tom Breihan | September 22, 2017 - 9:38 am

Sam Smith, JAY-Z, Pink Announced As SNL Season 43 Musical Guests

JAY-Z will be a tough act to follow when he joins SNL's fall premiere on 9/30 as the first musical guest of the season. But…
Tatiana Cirisano / Billboard | September 21, 2017 - 8:03 pm

Father John Misty Announces Third Man Records Show & Album

Father John Misty will perform an intimate, free show in the Blue Room of Nashville's Third Man Records on 9/26. The set will take place…
Gabriela Tully Claymore | September 21, 2017 - 3:28 pm

Strange Ranger – “Hydration Is Key”

Portland-based Strange Ranger is a welcome force for fans of late '90s/early '00s sad, slow indie rock. Last month, they premiered two singles off their…
Julia Gray | September 21, 2017 - 3:23 pm

Tony Orlando Lost His Finger In A Garage Door Accident

In 1973, the singer Tony Orlando, along with his band Dawn, went to #1 with the soft-rock jam "Tie A Yellow Ribbon Round The Ole…
Tom Breihan | September 21, 2017 - 12:23 pm

Marilyn Manson: “Columbine Destroyed My Entire Career”

Marilyn Manson still has a career. His new album Heaven Upside Down is out next month, and we've posted his songs "WE KNOW WHERE YOU
Tom Breihan | September 21, 2017 - 12:00 pm

Steve Albini Is Auctioning Off Nirvana’s In Utero Microphones

Last month, Billy Corgan auctioned off over 150 pieces of gear that he used to record for Smashing Pumpkins and Zwan. Now fellow Chicago music…
Julia Gray | September 21, 2017 - 10:42 am

R.E.M. Announce Automatic For The People Paul Smith Clothing Line

R.E.M.'s Automatic For The People is getting a 25th anniversary reissue later this year. They've also teamed up with clothing company Paul Smith for a…
James Rettig | September 21, 2017 - 10:33 am

A Frank Zappa Hologram Is Going On Tour

They're still making holograms of dead musicians! And now Frank Zappa is about to appear in ephemeral, flickering, made-of-light form! The avant-rock legend, who died…
Tom Breihan | September 21, 2017 - 10:30 am

Charlotte Gainsbourg – “Deadly Valentine” Video (Feat. Dev Hynes)

A couple of weeks ago, Charlotte Gainsbourg announced Rest, her first album in seven years, and shared its title track. Gainsbourg recorded the album with…
Tom Breihan | September 21, 2017 - 9:46 am

Tommy Tutone Singer Gives “1-800-273-8255″ His Blessing, Says He’s Never Called “867-5309″

Logic's collaboration with Alessia Cara and Khalid, "1-800-273-8255" -- which doubles as the phone number for the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline -- hit a new…
Tatiana Cirisano / Billboard | September 20, 2017 - 7:46 pm
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