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The Weeknd: 'Music is Being Made' With 'House of Balloons' Crew

May 4, 2016 - 22:52
The Weeknd is back in the studio making music, but what form it might take he has yet to reveal. In an interview with Vogue, the R&B singer met with the magazine in a studio after he pulled out of most of his scheduled commitments, including the European stretch of Rihanna's...

Justin Timberlake to Release New Song 'Can't Stop The Feeling'

May 4, 2016 - 21:07
Justin Timberlake will be releasing a new song this week. The singer announced on Twitter that the tune will be released on Friday. "#CantStopTheFeeling" he tweeted in response to a fan's request for the name of the song. "Two more days," Timberlake added to announce the timing. As far as the direction of the new...

Radiohead's 'Burn the Witch' Video Inspired by Refugee Crisis

May 4, 2016 - 20:08
Radiohead released their sinister-beneath-a-whimsical-facade animated video for "Burn the Witch" on Tuesday and according to animator Virpi Kittu, its darker approach was part of a deeper take on Islamophobia and the refugee crisis in Europe. In an interview with Billboard, Kittu said her interpretation was that the band wanted to call...

See Prince Proteges the Family Pay Tribute With New 'Nothing Compares 2 U'

May 4, 2016 - 18:05
More than three decades ago, Prince wrote "Nothing Compares 2 U," an emotional expression of loss after a lover has left, for the Family, a group he'd signed to his Paisley Park label. Now the group, which goes by the name fDeluxe, has re-recorded the moving tune with members of recent...

See Lin-Manuel Miranda, J.J. Abrams Perform 'Force Awakens' Song

May 4, 2016 - 17:18
May the Fourth Be With You: Broadway's smash, Tony Awards-dominating musical Hamilton celebrated the unofficial Star Wars holiday Wednesday during the show's daily #Ham4Ham performance by having creator Lin-Manuel Miranda and The Force Awakens director J.J, Abrams deliver a live rendition of "Jabba Flow," the song they worked on together for the sci-fi...

See Dan + Shay's Seductive 'Already Ready' Video

May 4, 2016 - 15:58
Dan + Shay have released the video for their song "Already Ready" from their forthcoming album Obsessed. The song is available as an instant download (along with their current single "From the Ground Up") with pre-orders of the album, which is set for release on June 3rd. Styled like a sexy,...

Readers' Poll: The 10 Best Blink-182 Songs

May 4, 2016 - 15:44
Blink-182 rolled out their song song "Bored to Death" earlier this week along with dates for a massive summer tour. It will be most people's first chance to see them with Alkaline Trio's Matt Skiba, who has replaced Tom DeLonge on guitar and vocals. The group hasn't played with DeLonge since...

AraabMuzik Announces New EDM Album 'Dreamworld'

May 4, 2016 - 15:35
Producer AraabMuzik will release his first new album in five years this summer with the arrival of Dreamworld. The album features contributions from Baauer, Raiche and !llmind. Dreamworld continues AraabMuzik's exploration of EDM and hip-hop while incorporating other genres like grime, future bass and more. The new record follows a pair of 2015 EPs, the EDM-minded...

Dilla's Delights: Inside the Opening of Long-Awaited Tribute Doughnut Shop

May 4, 2016 - 15:34
On Monday night, 61-year-old baker Herman Hayes pulled an all-nighter making doughnuts. What is typically a prosaic job has become, for Hayes, more than just a profession. One day later, Hayes will, after years of delays and setbacks, open Dilla's Delights, a doughnut shop he's spearheading in honor of his late...

Flashback: See Kris Kristofferson Play Han Solo in Campy 'Star Wars'

May 4, 2016 - 15:17
By 1973, singer-songwriter Kris Kristofferson had also starred in a handful of feature film roles, playing outlaw Billy the Kid in Pat Garrett and Billy the Kid, which also featured Bob Dylan. That same year, just after her 14th birthday, Marie Osmond, of the performing Osmond clan, launched her recording career,...

Why Woody Allen Chose Miley Cyrus to Star in New Series

May 4, 2016 - 14:53
Woody Allen's new film Café Society is scheduled to premiere at the Cannes Film Festival on May 11th. The 80-year-old filmmaker gave a rare interview where he discussed his marriage, his choice for president and his upcoming Amazon series starring Miley Cyrus. Allen revealed how he first met the Dead Petz singer, to The Hollywood...

Joe Manganiello Producing Morrissey-Approved Smiths Movie

May 4, 2016 - 14:40
Actor Joe Manganiello (Magic Mike, Sabotage) is producing a film with his company 359 Inc. about rock legends the Smiths, Pitchfork reports. The film, called Shoplifters of the World, is inspired by Smiths legend of a crazed fan holding a Denver radio station staff hostage demanding the station play only Smiths songs.  The film will take place in 1987, when the band announced...

Cheap Trick Respond to Steve Miller's Rock Hall Comments

May 4, 2016 - 13:34
Members of Cheap Trick have responded to their fellow class of 2016 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductee, Steve Miller, whose controversial statements about the Rock Hall angered other artists like the Black Keys. Cheap Trick said they wished Miller had "waited" before airing his opinions.  "He was perfectly nice to us," guitarist Rick Nielsen said on...

Snoop Dogg, Wiz Khalifa: 'We Don't Give a F--k About Politics'

May 4, 2016 - 13:08
"I don't give a fuck about that shit," Wiz Khalifa said with Snoop Dogg's co-sign on his tour bus before their joint National Concert Day performance in New York City on Tuesday. The pair hit the road together for their High Road Tour this summer, the always pro-weed artists share their...

Fetty Wap Drops New Song 'Roll Sum Up,' Mobile Game

May 4, 2016 - 12:44
Fetty Wap has dropped a weed-inspired new track titled "Roll Sum Up," the New Jersey rapper's latest collaboration with Kid Ink. The pair previously paired in April on the DJ Mustard-produced "Promise." Arriving just two weeks too late to celebrate 4/20, the rapper rhymes on the breezy track, "She could tell it by...

Scotty McCreery Releases First Book: The Ram Report

May 4, 2016 - 12:44
Scotty McCreery has already accomplished much in his young life — winning American Idol and launching a successful recording career, for starters. Now he can add author to his resume with the release of his first book, Go Big or Go Home: The Journey Toward the Dream on May 3rd. In...

Watch Run the Jewels' Stormy, 360-Degree 'Crown' Video

May 4, 2016 - 12:25
Run the Jewels confront drugs and war in their stormy, 360-degree video for "Crown," a highlight from their 2014 LP, Run the Jewels 2. The clip, previously only available via a New York Times app, was directed by Peter Martin and enhanced by virtual reality company Wevr. In the video, the duo rap against...

See System of a Down's Serj Tankian Perform New Political Song 'Artsakh'

May 4, 2016 - 11:56
System of a Down frontman Serj Tankian was so moved by the resilience of Armenian fighters in Nagorno-Karabakh, a region in the former Soviet Republic of Azerbaijan that neighbors Armenia, during a four-day war in April that he wrote a passionate new political folk song, "Artsakh," in deference to them....

'From a Jack to a King' Songwriter Ned Miller Dead at 90

May 4, 2016 - 11:44
Songwriter Ned Miller, whose songs were recorded by Ricky Van Shelton and Connie Smith, as well as Bing Crosby and Charles Manson, died last month in Medford, Oregon. According to the New York Times, Miller passed away on March 18th and his death was confirmed this week by his wife,...

See Jason Isbell Perform a Swinging 'Palmetto Rose'

May 4, 2016 - 11:13
"This [album]'s not nearly as depressing. It's a bit more celebratory," Jason Isbell told Rolling Stone Country last spring, sitting on a couch outside of the Sound Emporium studio where his newest album, Something More Than Free, was recorded in four inspired weeks. Nowhere is that celebratory feel more prevalent than on "Palmetto...