Soundgarden & Audioslave Lead Singer Chris Cornell Dead At Age 52

Video After The Jump (AP) Rocker Chris Cornell, who gained fame as the lead singer the bands Soundgarden and later Audioslave, has died at age 52, according to his representative. Cornell, who had been on tour, died Wednesday night in Detroit, Brian Bumbery said in a statement to The Associated Press. Cornell had performed a […]

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Following ExtraTorrent Shutdown, 3 Replacement Sites Surface

In true whack-a-mole style, ExtraTorrent’s death is driving millions users to other illegal torrent sites. Following an extended downtime earlier this week, ExtraTorrent finally shut down for good.  Website owner SaM didn’t specify why.  He only said, “It’s time we say goodbye.” The world’s second-largest torrent indexing site leaves behind millions users.  However, as with most […]

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Singles Club: Miley's 'Malibu' is like something out of a Fyre Festival ad

Each week on the FACT Singles Club, a selection our writers work their way through the new music the week gone by. Miley Cyrus leaves her hip-hop and Flaming Lips-led psychedelic experiments behind this week, returning with a new song (‘Malibu’) more in keeping with her country pop beginnings. There’s also another new Calvin Harris […]

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Bow Wow Says He Wasn't Lying About His Private Jet

After flat-out lying about flying on a private jet to New York, Bow Wow is now presenting some ‘alternative facts’ about the situation. Maybe Bow Wow should consider a future in presidential politics? After getting busted for posting a picture a fake private jet (more on that here), Bow Wow now says he wasn’t really lying. […]

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Forest Swords on fake news and how Compassion balances the present and past

How do you follow two breakout albums as successful as Forest Swords’ Dagger Paths and 2013’s Engravings? Easy – by scoring one the most popular video game franchises in the world, linking up with Massive Attack and, on ambitious new release Compassion, confronting the global communication devolution that’s led to fake news. Ben Murphy finds […]

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