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Sammy Hagar Is Ready to Make Peace With Eddie Van Halen

March 25, 2016 - 10:54
Earlier this month, Sammy Hagar bumped into Metallica frontman James Hetfield. "The first thing he said was, 'Is it true?" says Hagar. "I said, 'What?' He goes, 'That you guys [in Van Halen] are getting back together.' I said, 'News to me. I'm not one that goes around hush hush....

Can Cuba Become the Next Great Rock Destination?

March 25, 2016 - 10:51
Diplo was expecting around 40,000 Cubans to show up when he and his dance crew, Major Lazer, played Havana's José Martí Anti-Imperialist Platform on a recent Sunday afternoon. Instead, they got 10 times that many. Almost half a million fans, most of them teenagers, came out – a sea of...

Hear Lost Melvins Sub Pop Album With Godheadsilo's Mike Kunka

March 25, 2016 - 10:37
On April 1, art-rock sludge factory the Melvins and Sub Pop Records are unearthing Three Men and a Baby, the band's lost album recorded with bassist/vocalist Mike Kunka of North Dakota noise-rockers Godheadsilo. The album was initially recorded in 1999 during a prolific creative period where the Melvins released a trilogy of albums for the...

Watch Fifth Harmony's Slick 'Work From Home' Performance on 'Kimmel'

March 25, 2016 - 10:37
Fifth Harmony stopped by Jimmy Kimmel Live! to bring their cheeky, sexy "Work From Home" video to life. The single will appear on the group's upcoming sophomore album 7/27, out on May 20th. The quintet began their performance in a parking lot, wearing the same outfits they sport in the single's...

Inside Sturgill Simpson's Touching Nirvana Cover: Ram Report

March 25, 2016 - 10:27
"I wanted a song on the album to capture that awkward stage in every young boy's life where they are searching for their place in the world. One night while discussing the album with my wife, she asked, 'Well, what were you listening to when you were 13?'" says Sturgill...

Hear Rob Baird's Cathartic 'Wrong Side of the River'

March 25, 2016 - 10:25
Memphis-born musician Rob Baird's "Wrong Side of the River," the title cut of his upcoming LP, crackles with gritty desperation. . . and with good reason. Stepping outside his comfort zone by working with inexpensive mics and no mixing board, Baird cut the material, produced by Brian Douglas Phillips, in a...

Mind of Mine

March 25, 2016 - 09:33
Zayn Malik has had sex. But he doesn't just want that fact to be implied in his lyrics or ingrained in his music. The 23-year-old ex-One Direction member wears it like a Boy Scout badge, placing himself between sheets and against walls time and time again. His solo re-introduction is a...

Watch Zayn Malik's Laid-Back 'Befour' Video

March 25, 2016 - 09:30
Zayn Malik has debuted an official video for his song "Befour." The song appears on his debut solo album Mind of Mine, which was released today. Pulling back from the glamour and sensuality of clips for "Pillowtalk" and "It's You," "Befour" showcases the more relaxed side of Malik. The focus of...

Hear Kenny Chesney's Plea to Unplug the 'Noise'

March 25, 2016 - 09:15
"I was at home one day and noticed all these talking heads on TV, all these people who want to be heard," says Kenny Chesney of the inspiration behind "Noise." "So they keep talking over each other and the next thing you know, they're all screaming. It gets so loud,...

U2 to Receive iHeartRadio Innovator Award

March 25, 2016 - 09:08
The iHeartRadio Music Awards will honor U2 for their contributions to the music industry and social causes with a 2016 iHeartRadio Innovator Award during the awards show, which will be broadcast live in April. "U2 is a band of activists, not only in music, but in politics, popular culture and human rights,"...

Midwest Farmer's Daughter

March 25, 2016 - 08:44
Truth lies in the details – and that goes double for tradition-minded country music, a point Margo Price's debut makes fiercely. In "About to Find Out," a Loretta Lynn-styled can of whoopass, it's the image of a selfie-snapping jackass fast-forwarding the song into the present. In the honky-tonk hangover "Hurtin' (On The...

Nirvana's Krist Novoselic on Three Questions Politicians Should Answer

March 25, 2016 - 08:42
In the decades since Nirvana ended, bassist Krist Novoselic has become an outspoken voice for political reform. His latest venture is collaborating with two former Congressmen — a Democrat and a Republican — on a new campaign dubbed 3 American Questions. Its goal is to compel political candidates, from potential...

The Smiths' Andy Rourke, Cranberries' Dolores O'Riordan Team for Album

March 24, 2016 - 22:14
Former Smiths' bassist Andy Rourke and the Cranberries' singer Dolores O'Riordan have teamed up for a new band called D.A.R.K., which includes songwriter, producer and DJ Olé Koretsky. Their 10-song debut album, Science Agrees, will be released this spring. The surprising team-up came by chance, according to a press release. The...

Watch Kendrick Lamar, George Clinton Beam Up, Get Down in New Video

March 24, 2016 - 17:28
Kendrick Lamar, George Clinton and Ice Cube crash an intergalactic bash in the outrageous new video for a remix of Funkadelic's "Ain't That Funkin' Kinda Hard on You?" The clip, directed by Video God, opens with Lamar piloting the Mothership Connection through the Chocolate Milky Way and scooping up an unsuspecting Earthling played...

How Zayn Malik Keeps Refining the Art of Shade

March 24, 2016 - 16:06
One year ago, Zayn Malik left One Direction, and he's celebrating the anniversary by choosing that date — March 25th — to drop his solo debut, Mind of Mine, surely just coincidence. Last fall, when 1D dropped their next album, Made in the A.M., he celebrated their release date with his big Fader interview...

Snoop Dogg Debuts New 'Planet Earth'-Based Nature Series

March 24, 2016 - 16:05
Snoop Dogg narrates a wild bout between a squirrel and a snake in the first installment of his new web series, "Planet Snoop," which arrives via the cannabis and culture platform, Merry Jane. The series was inspired by a handful of segments Snoop filmed for Jimmy Kimmel Live called, "Plizzanet Earth," in which he reacted...

Dolly Parton Plots Charitable Hometown Tour Stop

March 24, 2016 - 15:21
With the full list of dates still under wraps, we do know one stop on Dolly Parton's hotly-anticipated Pure and Simple tour: November 15th in Pigeon Forge, Tennessee. Just six miles south of Parton's hometown of Sevierville, Pigeon Forge is home to the entertainment icon's theme park, Dollywood. She'll hold her...

Action Bronson to Serve Up 'F--k, That's Delicious' Cookbook

March 24, 2016 - 14:06
Hip hop and food aficionado Action Bronson will publish a cookbook, Fuck, That's Delicious: An Annotated Guide to Eating Well in fall 2017 via publishing house Abrams. The book will mix recipes and memoir, with Bronson sharing memories of food and cooking alongside stories from his life on the road. Bronson famously...

Paul McCartney Set to Sail in Latest 'Pirates of the Caribbean'

March 24, 2016 - 13:28
Paul McCartney will make a cameo in Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales, according to The Hollywood Reporter. Even though production on the fifth movie in the Pirates franchise has wrapped, directors Espen Sandberg and Joachim Rønning will film an extra scene with McCartney and tack it onto the project. It's unclear what role...

How Justin Bieber Got a Heavy-Metal Makeover

March 24, 2016 - 13:21
Can Justin Bieber throw the horns alongside the metalheads? When the pop star kicked off a lengthy North American tour supporting his Purpose album earlier this month, headbangers began noticing pop fans sporting black T-shirts with the singer's name written in jagged lettering in the vein of speed-metal bands. The rendering...