AC/DC's Malcolm Young Dead at 64
Malcolm Young, a founding member the influential Australian rock band AC/DC, has passed away following a long battle with dementia. He was 64. Co-founding AC/DC with his brother Angus Young in 1973, Malcolm remained a member until 2014, when he was moved into a care facility for dementia. The band confirmed that Malcolm died today […]
Selena Gomez Gives Us a Fashionable Swimming Lesson in New "Wolves" Video
Selena Gomez recently fered up her latest single “Wolves,” and now the Marshmello-produced cut has been given a music video. The clip finds the pop diva at her local indoor swimming pool, teetering atop the diving board, roaming the deck and writhing around on the floor the public showers in a series ill-suited (but […]
In Flames Share Surprise Covers EP 'Down, Wicked & No Good'
Having released their 12h LP Battles last year, Swedish melo-death vets In Flames are now looking back on the work a few their influences with a new surprise covers LP. Down, Wicked & No Good features the band reinterpreting Depeche Mode’s “It’s No Good,” Chris Isaak’s “Wicked Game,” Alice in Chains’ “Down in a Hole” and Nine Inch […]
Finn Wolfhard of 'Stranger Things' and His Band Calpurnia Sign to Royal Mountain
It was only a year ago that Finn Wolfhard set the goal releasing an album or EP. Now, he’ll get the chance to do so alongside his bandmates in Calpurnia, who have announced their signing with Royal Mountain Records. The Vancouver-based four-piece, which also includes Malcolm Craig, Ayla Tesler-Mabe and Jack Anderson, are set to record their […]
U2 and Kendrick Lamar Unveil "American Soul"
Best buds U2 and Kendrick Lamar have teamed up for yet another collaboration, this time joining forces for “American Soul.” The track appears on the Irish rockers’ upcoming album Songs Experience —but if it sounds familiar, that’s because it repurposes pieces from the U2-featuring cut “XXX” on Lamar’s 2017 record DAMN. Lamar’s involvement […]
Roy Woods Details Debut Album 'Say Less,' Shares Title Track
Roy Woods recently roped in Lil Yachty and Swae Lee for “Afterparty,” but now he’s unveiled plans for his debut album. Titled Say Less, the record is set to drop on December 1 OVO Sound/Warner Bros. Records. While the aforementioned collab didn’t make the final tracklisting, there is plenty crew love for fellow OVO […]
Burial Delivers "Pre Dawn" / "Indoors" 12-inch
Having already delivered singles “Subtemple” / “Beachfires” and “Rodent” this year, Burial has now returned with a third release as 2017 begins to wind down. A little bit past its initially suggested October release date, the producer’s new 12-inch record featuring “Pre Dawn” and “Indoors” arrives today through Nonplus. The new tracks feature plenty callbacks to Burial’s trademark sonics, while […]
The Dap-Kings Go Deep on the Loss of Sharon Jones and Final Album 'Soul of a Woman'
Gabriel Roth first encountered Sharon Jones about 20 years ago, when he organized a Lee Fields recording session and was expecting a trio backup singers to help him augment a track. Only one them showed up. “She said, ‘Why pay three, when you can pay me?’” he recalls, laughing over the phone from his […]
Gene Simmons Gets Lifetime Ban from Fox News for "Inappropriate and Sexist Antics"
Kiss hero Gene Simmons has been banned for life from Fox News and Fox Business Network programs following “inappropriate and sexist antics” during an fice meeting — an unprecedented decision coming from the network with a history enabling abusers. As The Daily Beast reports, the ban was handed down after Simmons “crudely insulted female Fox staffers, taunted […]
JAY-Z Pens Op-Ed on Meek Mill and the Criminal Justice System
Not long after Meek Mill was sentenced to two to four years in state prison following a probation violation earlier this month, JAY-Z took time out a tour stop in Dallas to address the decision from the stage. Now, he’s written an opinion piece about Meek’s case and the criminal justice system at large. In […]