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Gotcha Covered: “Smells Like Teen Spirit”

Irony has claimed a lot of casualties over the years, but it's just about time to examine whether alt-rock's fate as one of them was…
Nate Patrin | July 13, 2017 - 12:20 pm

The Week In Pop

We Are Entering A Golden Age Of Pop Posse Cuts

Who knew the Moulin Rouge-era "Lady Marmalade," which pointed to the past in so many ways, would become such a prescient harbinger of the future?
Chris DeVille | June 29, 2017 - 1:27 pm

The Week In Pop

Soft Times: On Paramore’s Surprising Retro Reboot

Pity the MySpace-era emo fan -- for many reasons, but especially because none of their old heroes are doing it like they used to. Kings…
Chris DeVille | May 18, 2017 - 3:44 pm

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Hollywood Bowl Announces Willy Wonka Concert With Weird Al As The Oompa Loompas

Willy Wonka & The Chocolate Factory will be brought to life at the Hollywood Bowl starting 11/3. While the film plays, a live cast will…
Gabriela Tully Claymore | September 19, 2017 - 10:45 am

Watch “Weird Al” Yankovic Beg North Korea Not To Nuke Us On Last Week Tonight

Last night, John Oliver dedicated most of his great HBO show Last Week Tonight to America's escalating tensions with North Korea and to the nuclear…
Tom Breihan | August 14, 2017 - 11:23 am

The Week In Pop

We Are Entering A Golden Age Of Pop Posse Cuts

Who knew the Moulin Rouge-era "Lady Marmalade," which pointed to the past in so many ways, would become such a prescient harbinger of the future?
Chris DeVille | June 29, 2017 - 1:27 pm

Watch The Trailer For Weird Al’s New Rarities Collection

"Weird Al" Yankovic has logged more than 30 years in the parody-covers game at this point, and will be celebrating his achievements in the field…
Pranav Trewn | March 16, 2017 - 3:41 pm

Watch Weird Al Sing A Song About This Week’s Presidential Debate

Weird Al Yankovic has teamed with the Gregory Brothers -- the dudes who made 2010's viral "Bed Intruder" among other videos -- on their latest…
Collin Robinson | October 21, 2016 - 10:37 am

Weird Al Laments “Decades Of Weirdness” With Prince

"Weird Al" Yankovic has built a long and storied career out of goofy parodies of pop songs, but he makes it a point to always…
Peter Helman | August 2, 2016 - 10:01 pm

Watch “Weird Al” Yankovic Chat With Stephen Colbert & Perform “Word Crimes”

Last night, two comedy legends came face-to-face, as "Weird Al" Yankovic, still promoting his two-year-old album Mandatory Fun, was a guest on the Late Show
Tom Breihan | May 20, 2016 - 9:51 am

Watch Weird Al, Scott Aukerman, & Rachael Harris Make Radiohead LP9 Jokes On @Midnight

Unless you've been in a coma for the last 36 hours or so, you know Radiohead's "Burn The Witch" is out and LP9 is imminent.
Collin Robinson | May 4, 2016 - 5:46 pm

Watch Weird Al Play His ’80s Self On The Goldbergs

"Weird" Al Yankovic appeared as himself -- well, a 1980s version of himself -- in last night's episode of the ABC sitcom The Goldbergs, which…
James Rettig | February 18, 2016 - 3:35 pm

Weird Al Is Comedy Bang! Bang!‘s New Bandleader

"Weird Al" Yankovic will be the new bandleader on Scott Aukerman's IFC show Comedy Bang! Bang!, taking over for Kid Cudi, who took over for…
James Rettig | January 25, 2016 - 11:09 am

Watch Britt Daniel, Wayne Coyne, Brandon Flowers, & Weird Al Cover The Traveling Wilburys At George Fest

Back in September 2014, a ton of musical celebrities participated in George Fest, a tribute to the late Beatle George Harrison. The performance is being…
James Rettig | January 14, 2016 - 10:26 am

Watch Weird Al Record A Song In Third Man Records’ Voice-O-Graph Booth

At the Third Man Records store in Nashville, there's a refurbished 1947 Voice-o-Graph machine that lets visitors record up to two minutes of audio and…
James Rettig | June 9, 2015 - 5:30 pm
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