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  • MMA fighter Charmaine Tweet shuts down retirement talk

    MMA fighter Charmaine Tweet shuts down retirement talk

    Over the past two months, Miesha Tate, Peggy Morgan, Nicdali Rivera-Calanoc and Jocelyn Jones-Lybarger all decided to hang up the gloves for good. One name that won't be joining the MMA retirees list at any point in the near future: Charmaine "Not So Sweet" Tweet. Even with her 40th birthday just...
  • LaRosa confident Montenegro's controversial win over Haga will be overturned

    LaRosa confident Montenegro's controversial win over Haga will be overturned

    Women's MMA legend Tara LaRosa believes Amy Montenegro's controversial win over Celine Haga (10-14) will be overturned. In what will go down as one of the most bizarre fights in the history of women's MMA, Montenegro scored a decision-victory over Haga at Invicta FC 21, after being choked...
  • Video: Chicano Batman remakes classic American song 'This Land Is Your Land'

    Video: Chicano Batman remakes classic American song 'This Land Is Your Land'

    There’s a time for everything. As it was made known back in November, the envisioned version of the iconic American folk song "This Land Is Your Land" was finally made a reality at such an opportune time. Although Woody Guthrie’s classic song from 1940 was recorded in 1944, it actually wasn’t...
  • Troye Sivan highlights the history of LGBTQ rights in 'Heaven' music video

    Troye Sivan highlights the history of LGBTQ rights in 'Heaven' music video

    Australian singer-songwriter Troye Sivan premiered the music video for "Heaven" on Jan. 19. He highlights the history of LGBTQ rights in the black-and-white clip. "Heaven" is the fourth single from Sivan's Blue Neighbourhood album that follows "Youth," "Take Me Down" and "Wild" featuring Alessia...
  • Paramore's 'Riot!' turns ten years old in 2017

    Paramore's 'Riot!' turns ten years old in 2017

    Paramore started a Riot! ten years ago, when the rock band's second studio album was dropped on June 11, 2007. Hayley Williams and her bandmates took their careers to the next level with their sophomore album on the strength of the record's lead single "Misery Business", which you can revisit by...
  • Rihanna's 'Good Girl Gone Bad' turns ten years old in 2017

    Rihanna's 'Good Girl Gone Bad' turns ten years old in 2017

    Wondering where the Rihanna audiences know and love came from? One only needs to look back a decade as her third studio album Good Girl Gone Bad turns ten years old in 2017. This was the record where the Barbadian singer launched her present bad girl image, starting with the lead single "Umbrella...
  • Britney Spears' 'Blackout' turns ten years old in 2017

    Britney Spears' 'Blackout' turns ten years old in 2017

    One of Britney Spears' most turbulent albums is hitting the decade mark in 2017. Blackout was the pop star's fifth studio album, but found itself overshadowed by Spears' myriad of personal troubles and an Internet leak before it finally arrived on Oct. 25,  2007. The record's lead single was "Gimme...
  • Watch Phantogram's mesmerizing cover of Radiohead's 'Weird Fishes/ Arpeggi'

    Watch Phantogram's mesmerizing cover of Radiohead's 'Weird Fishes/ Arpeggi'

    New York hailing electropop act Phantogram have made their name by performing lush and hypnotic trip hop shoegaze songs. They fit comfortably within the artistic tradition of recording artists such as the Cocteau Twins, Madlib and My Bloody Valentine. As such, when the group visited Australian radio...
  • Sondre Lerche releases new single, announces US tour dates

    Sondre Lerche releases new single, announces US tour dates

    On Jan. 20, Norwegian singer-songwriter Sondre Lerche announced that he’ll release his eighth studio album, Pleasure, this spring. Lerche also released a video for Pleasure’s second single “Soft Feelings.” Lerche explained Consequences of Sound that the “Vertigo” inspired video tells the story of a...
  • Watch Julia Jacklin's remarkable cover of The Strokes' 'Someday'

    Watch Julia Jacklin's remarkable cover of The Strokes' 'Someday'

    When “Someday,” the third single from The Strokes debut album Is This It, was released in late 2002, it helped cement the group as one of the leading lights of the 2000s garage rock revival. Fifteen years later, the song stands as one of the greatest rock songs of the early 20th century as just...
  • Róisín Murphy announces spring tour dates

    Róisín Murphy announces spring tour dates

    Although it’s too late to see her at this year’s Coachella Valley Music & Arts, it will still be possible to see Irish singer-songwriter Róisín Murphy live this spring. In between her performances at the first and second weekends of Coachella, Murphy will be playing shows at Portland’s Wonder...
  • Roger Waters shares "Pigs" from Mexico City

    Watch Rogers Waters perform 'Pigs (Three Different Ones)' from his 2016 Mexico City show

    Pink Floyd founding member Roger Waters delivered three amazing shows in Mexico City late last year. His show on Oct. 1 at Zócalo de la Ciudad de México saw an estimated 200,000 people in attendance, according to Jambase. On Jan. 20, Waters shared his version of the Pink Floyd song “Pigs (Three...
  • What keeps Washington D.C.’s 9:30 Club right on time among rock venues

    What keeps Washington D.C.’s 9:30 Club right on time among rock venues

    The 9:30 Club is a cherished relic in the annals of rock 'n roll, and for great reason.  While so much of the national focus is on the Beltway this week in the capital city, and women are gathering to make their massive voice heard, for 40 years the venue has welcomed noise that no one can forget...
  • Little Big Town to release The Breaker on February 24, 2017.

    Little Big Town reveal 'The Breaker' tracklist

    Country group Little Big Town has struck gold with their new single "Better Man," a solo written by pop juggernaut Taylor Swift. As the lead sample to their forthcoming new record, The Breaker (out Feb. 24), the song sees the harmonious four-piece return to their magical, storytelling roots with a...
  • 5 best Charli XCX music videos

    5 best Charli XCX music videos

    British singer-songwriter Charli XCX has made major waves in the international music scene since she released her first single in 2008. Her blend of ‘90s pop aesthetics, punkish disregard for propriety and cutting edge electric has made her one of the more interesting recording artists of the 2010s...
  • 5 best M.I.A. music videos

    5 best M.I.A. music videos

    As controversial as she is talented, M.I.A. found success the early 2000’s by making the personal political and the political fashionable. Sri Lankan by birth and English by birthplace, the entire output of the producer named Mathangi "Maya" Arulpragasam can be viewed as her struggling to reconcile...
  • Chelsea Grin announce Self Inflicted North American tour

    Chelsea Grin announce Self Inflicted North American tour

    While Salt Lake City deathcore band Chelsea Grin played the Vans Warped Tour and hit the road with Attila and Emmure on The Chaos Tour last year, the outfit was busy finalizing details on their first North American headlining tour in support of their latest album Self Inflicted. The album peaked at...
  • 5 best Arcade Fire music videos

    5 best Arcade Fire music videos

    One of the most exciting independent acts to come to prominence in this century, Canada’s Arcade Fire has attracted a significant audience with their vibrant and eclectic and aggressively political lyrics. The band has maintained its relevance by striving to make their output more expansive.  The...
  • Havok release new song 'Hang 'Em High'

    Havok release new song 'Hang 'Em High'

    Back in December, Denver thrashers Havok announced plans to release their new studio album Conformicide on March 10 via Century Media Records. Fans were excited for the news since this was their first release in over three years. While the outfit dropped a live version of album cut "Claiming...
  • Fall Out Boy's 'Infinity On High' turns ten years old in 2017

    Fall Out Boy's 'Infinity On High' turns ten years old in 2017

    2017 will mark ten years since Fall Out Boy's third studio album Infinity on High made its way to music fans. The record hit shelves on Feb. 6, 2007 and officially marked Fall Out Boy's move from being a pop-punk outfit to a more mainstream pop-rock group, with singles including the creatively named...
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