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  • Morrissey announces new album 'Low In High School'

    Morrissey announces new album 'Low In High School'

    Morrissey has announced the highly anticipated follow up to 2014’s World Peace Is None of Your Business. Low In High School comes out Nov. 17 via BMG, the singer’s new label after parting ways with Harvest. As NME reported, Morrissey recorded the album at La Fabrique Studios in France and Forum...
  • MTV VMAs detail new way to vote for Best New Artist

    MTV VMAs detail new way to vote for Best New Artist

    The MTV Video Music Awards have announced a new, more direct if you will, way to vote for the coveted Best New Artist award. As Billboard reported, fans can now log their vote for Best New Artist by sending a direct message via a new Twitter bot to @MTV. By sending a direct message, users can not...
  • Ringo Starr releases new song 'So Wrong For So Long' (listen)

    Ringo Starr releases new song 'So Wrong For So Long' (listen)

    Last summer in an interview with AXS, Ringo Starr revealed that he was working on country material and possibly a whole album of country songs that would be recorded in Nashville. While a pure country album turned into a more conventional Ringo record--put to tape at his home studio with a little...
  • Logic recruits Don Cheadle for powerful new '1-800-273-8255' video

    Logic recruits Don Cheadle for powerful new '1-800-273-8255' video

    The title of the third single from Logic’s latest album, Everybody, borrowed its name directly from the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline. "1-800-273-8255"--which features guest appearances from singers Alessia Cara and Khalid--stands alone as a powerful song about suicide and feeling helpless...
  • Justin Bieber and Bloodpop prove they're still 'Friends' on new single (listen)

    Justin Bieber and Bloodpop prove they're still 'Friends' on new single (listen)

    After masterminding Justin Bieber’s eight-times platinum worldwide smash hit “Sorry,” DJ and producer Bloodpop, otherwise known as Michael Tucker, has teamed up with the pop megastar once again for a new collaboration titled “Friends.” The single boasts a steady beat overlaid with galloping, bassy...
  • Watch A$AP Mob perform new song backstage at 'The Tonight Show'

    Watch A$AP Mob perform new song backstage at 'The Tonight Show'

    A$AP Mob paid a visit to 30 Rock on Tuesday (Aug. 15) for a performance on “The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon.” As usual, the rap collective bucked the trends. A$AP Mob live debuted the track “Feels So Good,” the video for which they premiered earlier that day. The late night performance...
  • Metallica to celebrate conclusion of North American tour with free webcast

    Metallica to celebrate conclusion of North American tour with free webcast

    Metallica wraps up the North American leg of their WorldWired tour on Aug. 16 in Edmonton, Alberta. To celebrate, the band has announced a free webcast of their performance at Edmonton’s Commonwealth Stadium. The webcast starts at 10:45 p.m. ET/7:45 p.m. PT and can be viewed on the band’s YouTube...
  • Jamila Woods shares new video for 'LSD' ft. Chance The Rapper

    Jamila Woods shares new video for 'LSD' ft. Chance The Rapper

    At the beginning of the summer, singer Jamila Woods and Chance The Rapper put out an open call on social media for aspiring student filmmakers in Chicago high schools to work on an upcoming video project for Woods’ song “LSD” from her album Heavn. On Tuesday (Aug. 15), Woods shared the video for...
  • Listen: John Mayer reveals there is one song he can't play live

    Listen: John Mayer reveals there is one song he can't play live

    Some songs just need to be written for therapeutic or cathartic reasons, but actually performing these songs might not come as easy as the stream of consciousness that created the song in the first place. In a recent interview with SiriusXM’s Buzz Brainard on his show “The Highway,” singer...
  • Watch Lady Gaga hand out money to the homeless after performance in San Francisco

    Watch Lady Gaga hand out money to the homeless after performance in San Francisco

    For much of her career, Lady Gaga has been known for her activism and charitable work. But while many artists do good from afar, Gaga is more hands on when it comes to helping those who are oppressed or less fortunate. Recently, Lady Gaga was spotted handing out money to homeless folks in San...
  • Watch Chris Stapleton pay tribute to Glen Campbell with 'Rhinestone Cowboy'

    Watch Chris Stapleton pay tribute to Glen Campbell with 'Rhinestone Cowboy'

    Chris Stapleton recently joined the ranks of artists paying their respects to the late, great Glen Campbell, who passed away on Aug. 8. During his show at the Giant Center in Hershey, Pa. on Aug. 10, Stapleton delivered a stirring solo acoustic rendition of Campbell’s 1975 crossover hit “Rhinestone...
  • Watch Logic rap on 'Rick and Morty'

    Watch Logic rap on 'Rick and Morty'

    Logic was the latest celebrity to make a cameo on the animated Adult Swim cult hit “Rick and Morty.” The rapper performs at a festival orchestrated by blacked-out drunk Rick Sanchez. Logic also raps about the episode as the credits roll. As Pitchfork reported, Christian Slater and Gillian Jacobs...
  • 11 songs by Linkin Park went platinum last week

    11 songs by Linkin Park went platinum last week

    While most artists see a surge in sales after their deaths, the spike in interest for Linkin Park in the wake of Chester Bennington's untimely passing has been unparalleled. As Loudwire reported, 11 of Linkin Park’s songs were certified platinum by the Recording Industry Association of America on...
  • Watch Justin Timberlake and Jimmy Fallon return for 'Camp Winnipesaukee' on 'The Tonight Show'

    Watch Justin Timberlake and Jimmy Fallon return for 'Camp Winnipesaukee' on 'The Tonight Show'

    Tuesday night (Aug. 8) saw the return of the hilarious “Camp Winnipesaukee” sketch on “The Tonight Show,” led by host Jimmy Fallon and constant comedy collaborator Justin Timberlake. For those who haven’t seen the recurring skit, the premise involves a young Fallon and Timberlake as cabin mates at...
  • The Shins use over 5,000 stickers in new video for 'Half a Million' (Watch)

    The Shins use over 5,000 stickers in new video for 'Half a Million' (Watch)

    In The Shins' new video for their song “Half a Million,” James Mercer issues the clever line “I take the drugs but the drugs won’t take.” But you wouldn’t know that from the video, which features some pretty trippy visuals. Mercer enlisted the help of LAMAR+NIK, who created the video “with 5,56...
  • Crowd at Wacken Open Air honors Lemmy Kilmister with Motörhead's cover of David Bowie's 'Heroes'

    Crowd at Wacken Open Air honors Lemmy Kilmister with Motörhead's cover of David Bowie's 'Heroes'

    For years, Motörhead was a staple at the Wacken Open Air festival in Germany until the passing of frontman Lemmy Kilmister in December of 2015. This year, the organizers of the festival paid tribute to Lemmy by playing Motörhead’s cover of David Bowie’s “Heroes” to help close out the festival. The...
  • Dublin U2 museum reportedly in the works

    Dublin U2 museum reportedly in the works

    Although the second floor of The Little Museum of Dublin contains a permanent exhibit dedicated to U2, the humble shrine seems a wee bit small for one of Ireland’s and indeed the world’s biggest bands. But after 15 years of foiled plans and dead ends, it appears that the museum is finally moving...
  • Björk announces new LP coming soon, says it will be her 'Tinder album'

    Björk announces new LP coming soon, says it will be her 'Tinder album'

    On Wednesday (Aug. 2), avant-garde Icelandic artist Björk revealed that her new album is “coming out very soon.” The singer made her announcement via Instagram (check out the post below). While the name of the album has yet to be disclosed, you can pre-order it via Björk’s website. In an interview...
  • Listen: The Weeknd releases remix for 'Reminder' with Young Thug and A$AP Rocky

    Listen: The Weeknd releases remix for 'Reminder' with Young Thug and A$AP Rocky

    After recently teasing a team-up with A$AP Rocky and Young Thug, The Weeknd has released a remix for the Starboy track “Reminder” featuring both rappers. The remix sees bookend verses from Young Thug and A$AP Rocky, with one of The Weeknd’s original verses sandwiched in between. You can listen below...
  • Poet Sam Shepard assisted Bob Dylan on one of his most epic and obscure songs

    Poet Sam Shepard assisted Bob Dylan on one of his most epic and obscure songs

    While 1960s songs like “A Hard Rain’s a Gonna Fall,” “Like a Rolling Stone,” “Desolation Row” and “Sad Eyed Lady of the Lowlands” are considered among Bob Dylan’s best poetic epics, an obscure and often overlooked song (save for the most hardcore Dylan fans) is the 1986 Knocked Out Loaded track...
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