Thursday, 31 March 2016

Watch 'Game of Thrones' Cast Play 'Swords or Metal Band'

The stars of HBO's Game of Thrones have launched a trivia game via video called "Swords or Metal Band," in which cast members are given a name of either an Eighties metal band or a Game of Thrones sword and they have to guess which one it is. The clip is part...

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Kanye West's 'The Life of Pablo' to be Made Available Outside Tidal

Kanye West may have tweeted last month that "My album will never never be on Apple. And it will never be for sale… You can only get it on Tidal," a service for which the rapper is part owner, but his label, Def Jam, is saying otherwise. As the New York Times reports,...

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Action Bronson Removed from Concert Lineup, Apologizes in Open Letter

Action Bronson has been removed from George Washington University's annual Spring Fling concert lineup, which takes place on Saturday, following students' complaints that claim the rapper's lyrics are misogynistic and that he's had "a history of public transphobia," as XXL reports. On Thursday, Bronson apologized in an open letter. On Tuesday, the school's...

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'Yeethoven' Concert to Juxtapose Music of Kanye West, Beethoven

On April 16th, Beethoven will meet Kanye West when a 70-piece orchestra mashes up and reimagines the work of the two artists. The program is part of the Great Music Series hosted by the Young Musicians Foundation. Co-curated by conductor Yuga Cohler and arranger Stephen Feigenbaum, "Yeethoven" aims to show the...

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Ice Cube, Common Cut Their Hair, Beef in 'Real People' Video

Ice Cube and Common sit down for a trim in the new video for "Real People," the duo's collaboration for Barbershop: The Next Cut, in which they star as well. Set in a barbershop and interspersed with footage from the upcoming movie, the video matches the song's positive vibes with Ice Cube and Common preaching community,...

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Nas Launches 'Ghostbusters'-Themed Clothing Line

Nas' HSTRY clothing line will be teaming up with Ghostbusters for a new collaboration. "Ghostbusters is every fun thing you can think of when it comes to the imagination when you think of supernatural or paranormal activity," Nas says in a promotional video for the collaboration. "What kid doesn't get inspired...

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Flashback: Jennifer Lopez Pays Tribute to Slain Singer Selena

Today marks the 21st anniversary of the tragic death of Tejano pop star Selena Quintanilla. As many remember, Jennifer Lopez played the singer in Selena, the 1997 biopic, a role that first made her famous. Last year, she revisited the music during a poignant tribute at the Billboard Latin Music Awards. Within the...

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See Puff Daddy and the Family's Wild 'You Could Be My Lover' Video

Puff Daddy and the Family have debuted the debauched clip for the "You Could Be My Lover" single. The track, featuring Ty Dolla $ign and Bad Boy signee Gizzle, appears on the 2015 album MMM. The video begins with a twisted fairy tale story of a princess turning down a prince's...

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Tidal Preps Lawsuit Against Previous Owners, Claims Inflated Subscribers

Tidal has served a legal notice to its previous owners, the Norwegian media company Schibsted ASA, accusing them of inflating the streaming service's subscription numbers prior to its sale. "It became clear after taking control of Tidal and conducting our own audit that the total number of subscribers was actually well below...

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WTF Is a Contested Convention, and Can It Stop Trump?

Pundits have been talking a lot about contested conventions lately — more so, it seems, each time Donald Trump opens his mouth. But few people (including, frankly, many of those pundits) seem to understand what a contested convention really is, or what the implications could be for this election. Here's everything you need to know. What does...

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32 Things You Didn't Know About 'WrestleMania'

If this were WrestleMania 31, we might borrow a Baskin-Robbins motif and assign a specific flavor to each superstar setting foot in the ring (Roman Reigns would be Butter Pecan, because nobody likes him). Alas, it's WrestleMania 32, and there aren't a lot of ways to get cute with the number...

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Bowie Tribute Organizer Responds to Roots Dropping Off Benefit

City Winery founder and organizer of two upcoming David Bowie tribute concerts Michael Dorf said he hopes the Roots will still perform after the group, alongside Bilal and Kimbra, dropped out following a dispute over shared equipment. Drummer Questlove broke the news on Instagram Wednesday night that the group would not play the shows scheduled for tonight...

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Jeff Ross 'Roast Battle,' 'Police Roast' Headed to Comedy Central

Roastmaster General Jeff Ross will bring a new roast competition and special to Comedy Central as part of the network's 2016 - 2017 developmental slate. The comedian will adapt his ongoing stage show, "Roast Battle," for television and follow-up his 2015 special Jeff Ross Roasts Criminals — filmed live at the Brazos County Jail...

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How Johnny Gill's Latest Hit Revived New Edition

Not many artists are still landing hits on radio three decades after their initial encounter with success, but Johnny Gill — who first scaled the charts in the early Eighties — is one notable exception. "This One's for Me and You" is his third straight Top 10 hit on the Adult R&B...

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Margo Price to Make 'Saturday Night Live' Debut

Since beginning its 41st season on NBC, Saturday Night Live has featured such musical guests as Adele, the Weeknd, and Bruce Springsteen and the E Street Band. Now, for the first time since the January appearance of Chris Stapleton, the show will welcome another country act to its stage: Margo...

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Donald Trump's Abortion 'Punishment' Comments Make Perfect Sense

Donald Trump is under fire once again for taking Republican rhetoric to its logical conclusion. Asked by Chris Matthews at a town hall in Wisconsin Wednesday if his support for recriminalizing abortion means that women who have abortions should be punished, Trump responded that indeed there would need to be...

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Krist Novoselic Addresses Buzz Osborne's 'Montage of Heck' Criticism

Melvins frontman Buzz Osborne made a number of comments bashing the Kurt Cobain documentary Montage of Heck when it came out last summer, claiming that source material was taken out of context, targeting Courtney Love's role in the film and calling it "90 percent ... bullshit." Now, close to a...

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Paul McCartney Preps Sprawling Post-Beatles Compilation

Paul McCartney has curated a sprawling compilation covering his extensive solo career and work with Wings and Fireman, Pure McCartney, set to arrive June 10th. The collection will be available in three different formats of varying length and track list. The four-CD set will boast a whopping 67 songs, while the two-CD collection...

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Hear Hayes Carll's Introspective New Album 'Lovers and Leavers'

Hayes Carll is sitting poolside in Port Aransas, Texas, a mellow beach town on a peninsula across the Corpus Christi Bay. Carll is no stranger to the Gulf of Mexico — it's where he got his start as a young songwriter, strumming tunes at the Old Quarter Café in Galveston,...

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Hear Mountain Heart's Breezy 'Blue Skies'

Many bands weather a shifting lineup through the years — members come and go, and sometimes are even replaced decades later (just look at Adam Lambert tackling Freddie Mercury's vocals as frontman of Queen). But the new incarnation of jam-heavy bluegrass crew Mountain Heart takes this one step further: founded...

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Watch Rihanna's Striking 'Kiss It Better' Video

Rihanna has debuted the gorgeous, black-and-white video for her new single "Kiss It Better." The solo clip follows the double-video release for single "Work" featuring Drake. Directed by Craig McDean, the video features Rihanna against a stark black background. She contorts her body and poses in outfits ranging from an oversized suit to lingerie...

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What It's Like to Use a Public Bathroom While Trans

For most people, going to a public restroom is no big deal. Aside from long lines at the women's restroom or a dirty stall in the men's, they never have to think about it. For trans people, however, using a public bathroom is complicated, and often dangerous. A 2013 survey from...

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Watch Father John Misty's Steamy Cover of Rihanna's 'Kiss It Better'

Father John Misty delivered a sultry cover of Rihanna's "Kiss It Better" at the first show of his latest tour behind 2015's I Love You, Honeybear, Pitchfork notes. The Anti ballad is a fitting choice for Father John Misty — the nom de plume of Josh Tillman — who harbors his own penchant for hyper-sensual tunes...

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Former Guns N' Roses Manager on Group's 'Baby Band' Days, AC/DC Rumors

Vicky Hamilton knew Guns N' Roses were bound for greatness the day Axl Rose burst into her office with a ghetto blaster, blaring early versions of songs that would end up on the band's breakout album, Appetite for Destruction. She began booking gigs for the group and soon took on the role of manager, but...

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'Stone Cold' Still Can't Believe Donald Trump Took a Stunner

Nine years ago, Vince McMahon and Donald Trump sorta squared off in the "Battle of the Billionaires" at WrestleMania 23, a match that featured their handpicked representatives – Bobby Lashley and Umaga, respectively – fighting to protect the most famous manes in the business. Yes, it was a "hair vs. hair"...

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Hear the Weeknd's Bold Remix of Bryson Tiller's 'Rambo'

The Weeknd remixed "Rambo" by R&B's latest rising star, Bryson Tiller. The "Earned It" singer dropped his version on SoundCloud Wednesday night. For the remix, the Weeknd remains faithful to the piano-driven trap beat, adding a lengthy new verse in between Tiller's original hook. The Grammy-winning singer is bold and dark on...

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'American Psycho' at 25: Bret Easton Ellis on Patrick Bateman's Legacy

Before American Psycho came out, 25 years ago this month, it was already the most controversial novel of the Nineties. Its vivid depictions of gruesome murders of women, men, children and animals preceded wherever it went. The original publisher dropped it and told author Bret Easton Ellis to keep the...

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Kanye West Makes Major Updates to 'Life of Pablo'

Kanye West has updated 12 songs on his seventh LP, The Life of Pablo, the most significant slate of changes he's made to the album since its February release. The changes feature a few new alternate vocal takes and lyrics, but mainly comprise mix and production tweaks. Fans on the sub-Reddit hiphopheads and the West...

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Hear Shawn Colvin and Steve Earle's Dark 'You're Right (I'm Wrong)'

More than two decades ago, Shawn Colvin recorded a cover of Steve Earle's "Someday," softening the song's country-rock punch and turning its narrator into a female gas station employee. At the time, she was a folksinger on the rise, with a Grammy award under her belt and a Number One...

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Carrie Underwood Extends 'Storyteller' Tour Through Fall

Carrie Underwood has revealed dates for the fall leg of her Storyteller Tour, which will carry her through the end of November. The trek began its current leg on January 30th in Jacksonville, Florida and features an in-the-round format that puts focus on songs and their narratives. This fall leg of the Storyteller...

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Hear Florence and the Machine's Sweeping 'Stand By Me' Cover

Florence and the Machine inject Ben E. King's pop standard "Stand By Me" with a blast of cinematic grandeur in the new trailer for the upcoming video game, Final Fantasy XV. The band's cover begins at the 1:10 mark, after a harrowing opening — complete with melodramatic choir and orchestra — that sets...

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Watch Ariana Grande's Moody 'Dangerous Woman' Video

Ariana Grande released the simple, sensual video for her new single "Dangerous Woman." Labeled "Visual 1," the Young Astronauts-directed clip may be the first in an undetermined number of clips to accompany the song. Sporting black lingerie, Grande is seen posing and singing in front of a curtain and on a...

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Stream Rising Country Star Levi Hummon's Debut EP

Levi Hummon may be young, but at 24 he's already proven himself to be a workhorse on both Music Row and the road – touring with Kelsea Ballerini and Maddie & Tae and writing songs daily for the past several years with some of the town's best collaborators. But he's...

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Conor McGregor vs. Nate Diaz at UFC 200: Making Something Out of Nothing

Nate Diaz and Conor McGregor put on one of the biggest fights in UFC history earlier this month. Now they're going to run it back at perhaps the biggest event in MMA history when UFC 200 goes down July 9 in Las Vegas With Ronda Rousey out of the picture, George...

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Watch Stephen Colbert Welcome 'Cartoon Trump' to 'Late Show'

Stephen Colbert welcomed a very special guest to The Late Show: cartoon Donald Trump, a "less cartoonish version" of the GOP presidential candidate. Colbert's segment on Trump laid in on the childish behavior of the candidate. The host took aim at how "notoriously unpredictable" the real estate mogul can be to...

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Wednesday, 30 March 2016

D'Angelo Russell is 'Sick' and 'Sorry' for Leaked Video

It's been quite a week for the Los Angeles Lakers, and it has little to do with what's been taking place on the court. After rookie point guard D'Angelo Russell's video surfaced, which showed teammate Nick "Swaggy P" Young – who is engaged to Iggy Azalea (who incidentally thanked Russell for...

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Jonah Hill to Direct Self-Penned 'Mid '90s' Film

Jonah Hill will make his directorial debut for the forthcoming coming-of-age film, Mid '90s, which is based on a script he wrote, according to Variety. While there aren't a lot of details regarding the plot, sources told Variety that it centers on a young boy growing up in Los Angeles who is...

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'Empire' Recap: Back From the Dead

It's only been four months since Fox's hit show aired its "fall finale" before breaking for the winter — never mind that it feels more like four years, especially if you've been following the presidential primary season. The campaign trail's thorny issues of race, class, sex, and gender have fueled...

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The Roots, Bilal, Kimbra Pull Out of Bowie Tribute Concerts

It seems the David Bowie tribute concerts that are taking place at Carnegie Hall and Radio City Music Hall in New York, on Thursday and Friday respectively, will be short a few artists. The Roots' Questlove took to social media to announce that his band, Bilal and Kimbra will not be performing, Pitchfork reports. The...

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New Order Unveils 'Complete Music' Extended Album

New Order has announced Complete Music, which features extended mixes of all 11 tracks from 2015's Music Complete. The new edition also houses new artwork from Peter Saville. The set was originally released and only available as a limited edition vinyl box set, which also came out last year. All but one...

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Brandy Sues Record Label for Allegedly Blocking Release of New Music

R&B singer Brandy has filed a lawsuit against her label, claiming that Chameleon Entertainment Group has blocked her from recording new music (via Associated Press). Her most recent album was 2012's Two Eleven. Brandy filed the suit on Tuesday, claiming that her deal with Chameleon gave the label the option of...

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Can a Former Hockey Player Give Figure Skating a Kick in the Ice?

On the day he became the best man in America at the second sport he chose, Max Aaron wasn't nervous. He thought about his parents in the stands, who he'd left as a teenager to go train in Colorado Springs and who'd never gotten to see him perform perfectly at...

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'Texas Chainsaw Massacre' Gas Station Turning Into Horror-Themed BBQ Pit

The Last Chance Gas Station from the original Texas Chainsaw Massacre, a key setting in the 1974 horror classic where Leatherface murdered a carload of teenagers, will soon be the home of a different kind of carnage, as the building is in the process of being restored as a BBQ...

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D'Angelo Russell, Nick Young and 5 Other Teammates With Trust Issues

Los Angeles Lakers rookie D'Angelo Russell has become persona non grata in the locker room after a video he shot of teammate Nick Young – you know, Iggy Azalea's fiancé – talking about various infidelities went public. It's not clear how the clip leaked, though that's beside the point: The bigger...

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Gene Simmons on Donald Trump: 'He's Good for the Political System'

Gene Simmons has been enjoying watching Donald Trump subvert the presidential race, calling it the most fascinating election he can remember and saying it was "bound to happen" in what he calls the "Age of Kardashian." "He is the truest political animal I've ever seen onstage," the Kiss vocalist-bassist tells...

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See Blake Shelton Process a Breakup in 'Came Here to Forget' Video

Blake Shelton unveiled the video for his moody new single "Came Here to Forget" during the Discovery Channel crab-fishing series Deadliest Catch Tuesday night. The black-and-white clip finds the singer nursing both a broken heart and a drink in a seaside locale, where he meets and gets flirty with a woman...

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YG, Nipsey Hussle Proclaim 'F--- Donald Trump' on New Song

Republican presidential frontrunner Donald Trump has made plenty of enemies on the campaign trail – including YG and Nipsey Hussle. The rappers tap into the passion of Trump's detractors with their funky new track, "FDT" (or "Fuck Donald Trump"), posted Wednesday on Soundcloud, Spin reports.   The song quickly sets the tone,...

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Watch Nathaniel Rateliff's Hilarious 'I Need Never Get Old' Video

Nathaniel Rateliff & the Cold Sweats take decades to land that elusive perfect studio session in their hilarious video for "I Need Never Get Old." The soul-rock band grow disgruntled throughout the clip, with Rateliff descending into pure mania – eventually going shirtless and trying to saw a bass guitar. As the...

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How Do Ex-Boy Band Stars Stack Up?

Zayn Malik hit Number One the first week his debut solo single, "Pillowtalk," was released, and his debut album, Mind of Mine, is gearing up for the same kind of chart domination. His success is not only huge for R&B, but the fact that Malik excelled where his former boy band,...

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'WrestleMania 32': Why the Women Will Steal the Show

WrestleMania is going to be weird this year. The two biggest matches feature fortysomething non-wrestler Shane McMahon going up against fiftysomething legacy act the Undertaker and company man/current champion Triple H – once the poster boy for smart-fan spite – taking on handsome challenger Roman Reigns, who should be the babyface, but...

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Hear Brian Eno's Epic, Sweeping 21-Minute Song 'The Ship'

Brian Eno has unmoored the epic 21-minute title track off his upcoming new LP The Ship. The Titanic-inspired work drifts along an ambient sea of quivering synths before Eno's disembodied vocals – the first time he's sung on one of his solo albums 2005's Another Day on Earth – emerge to...

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Adam Sandler, David Spade Team for 'Do-Over' Comedy Tour

Adam Sandler will unite with David Spade, Nick Swardson and Rob Schneider for The Do-Over comedy tour, which features seven American performances in May. The brief jaunt, presented by Netflix and featuring "special guests," will kick off May 19th in San Francisco and conclude on the 27th in Uncasville, Connecticut, according to...

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Steven Tyler on Debt to Joe Perry, Aerosmith's 'Female Energy'

After fronting Aerosmith on the road last year, Steven Tyler is currently focused on other pursuits. As the famously flamboyant frontman gears up for the release of his solo country debut, we caught up with him to discuss the secret behind Aerosmith's longevity, the coolest car he owns and why he and Dave Grohl are...

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Merle Haggard Cancels April Shows Over Health Concerns

Merle Haggard has canceled all of his April concert dates in order to rest while he recovers from a continuing bout with double pneumonia. Affected shows include stops in Missouri, Kansas, Oklahoma and Texas where Haggard was slated to share the bill with his friend Willie Nelson. “I want to thank my...

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Puff Daddy Sets Bad Boy Reunion Concert for Notorious B.I.G. Birthday

Puff Daddy will reunite his Bad Boy Records family for a "One Night Only" concert at Brooklyn's Barclays Arena on May 20th, the day that marks what would have been the Notorious B.I.G.'s 44th birthday. Puff Daddy and the Family as well as the hip-hop label's biggest artists – including Mase, Faith...

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Iggy Azalea Thanks D'Angelo Russell After Nick Young Video Leaks

Somehow,  the Los Angeles Lakers' historically awful season just got even worse. As the franchise prepares to say goodbye to one of its defining stars, Kobe Bryant, its locker room is apparently in disarray, thanks to rookie point guard D'Angelo Russell. According to ESPN, Russell's teammates have turned on him after a...

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See William Michael Morgan Take a Trip to 'Lonesomeville'

We’ve all been there, that sad little place you land with a thud after a break-up. Newcomer William Michael Morgan has given that not-so-safe haven a name — "Lonesomeville" — and a melancholy theme song to accompany the tearful sojourn that happens there. From his recently released self-titled EP, "Lonesomeville" conjures...

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Watch Savages Mesmerize With Dynamic 'Adore' on 'Colbert'

Savages mesmerized with the bone-chilling, dynamic "Adore" – the centerpiece of the post-punk band's second LP, Adore Life – Tuesday on The Late Show With Stephen Colbert.  The performance found singer Jehnny Beth crooning her sparse lines over Gemma Thompson's icy guitar texture and the droning rhythm section of bassist Ayse Hassan...

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Gojira Preview 'Emotional,' 'Epic' New Album

Over the past year, the songwriting core of extreme-metal group Gojira – siblings Joe and Mario Duplantier, who handle vocals and guitar and drums, respectively – went through the wringer. Their intention was to relocate their base officially from Bayonne, France, to New York City, construct a studio and record the...

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Watch Jennifer Lopez, Corden Prank Text DiCaprio on 'Carpool Karaoke'

J. Lo (Jennifer Lopez) and J. Co (James Corden) cruised through Los Angeles for Tuesday's Late Late Show primetime installment of "Carpool Karaoke." Throughout their trip, the duo sang a variety of Jennifer Lopez tracks (including "Jenny From the Block," "Booty" and "Love Don't Cost a Thing"), sent a prank text to Leonardo...

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Granger Smith on Blurring Lines With His Redneck Alter Ego

In the week immediately following the March 4th release of his latest album Remington, Granger Smith mounted an ambitious promotional tour to recite the pledge of allegiance in all 13 original colonies plus Washington, D.C., in just two days. While that sincere, aww-shucks display of patriotism no doubt earned the...

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'SNL' Star Pete Davidson Announces First National Stand-Up Tour

Pete Davidson, a current member of Saturday Night Live's cast, has blown up on the comedy scene over the two seasons he's been on the long-running show. From a role in Trainwreck to an appearance on Comedy Central's Roast of Justin Bieber, the 22-year-old Staten Island native is already beginning...

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Haim Map Summer Tour, Promise New Music

Haim have unveiled the opening wave of tour dates for the sister rock trio's summer tour. The first leg of the trek kicks off May 17th at Santa Ana, California's the Observatory and works its way eastward, mixing both headlining shows and festival stops at Bonnaroo, Governors Ball, Lollapalooza, Osheaga and...

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Coyote Bros: How Hard-Partying College Kids Became Illegal Alien Smugglers

Stephen Sluyter was lounging on his leather couch, taking bong hits and watching the Cartoon Network, when his phone rang. "Bro you hungry?" his best friend and roommate Max Bocanegra asked on the other end of the line. "I got some beans for you. I need you to get them...

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Lewandowski Saga Gives Terrifying Glimpse Into Trump White House

For a man who built his celebrity on the catchphrase "You're fired," Donald Trump, it turns out, is terrible at firing people. It seems impossible to imagine a campaign for president that wouldn't fire a campaign manager arrested for assaulting a woman. Especially if that woman was a reporter covering...

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See Michael Stipe Cover David Bowie on 'Fallon'

Michael Stipe, who will stage a rare solo performance on March 31st and April 1st as part of the Music of David Bowie memorial concerts, made an even rarer late-night appearance Tuesday on The Tonight Show to preview what the former R.E.M. singer has planned for the tribute. Accompanied only by...

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Tuesday, 29 March 2016

'The People v. O.J. Simpson,' Episode 9: Our Fact-Checking Recap

One would hope that an LAPD officer spewing racial epithets and accounts of gratuitous violence perpetrated on civilians would never be described as "manna from heaven." Of course, if there were ever a sufficiently cynical and grotesque occasion for this to happen, it would be the lingering murder trial of...

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Michael Ian Black Pens Children's Book About Donald Trump

Comedian Michael Ian Black has written an illustrated children's book about Donald Trump that will be released July 12th via Simon and Schuster, The Wrap reports. Featuring drawings by acclaimed illustrator Marc Rosenthal, A Child's First Book of Trump will seek to explain the business mogul-turned-Republican presidential frontrunner to the youth. Per...

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Watch Daisy Ridley's Raw 'Force Awakens' Audition

Footage from Daisy Ridley's emotional audition for Star Wars: The Force Awakens is available to watch in a preview clip from a documentary that will appear on the upcoming DVD release. Director J.J. Abrams tasked the relatively unknown actress with reading from a difficult scene in which Kylo Ren (Adam Driver) interrogates and tortures Ridley's character,...

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White Stripes to Release Complete 'Peel Sessions' on Record Store Day

Jack White's Third Man Records will release the White Stripes' complete Peel Sessions for the first time on Record Store Day, April 16th. The double LP will be — fittingly — pressed on one red, one white vinyl disc. A standard black vinyl edition will be available later this year.  The White Stripes appeared on John...

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Carrie Underwood, Glen Campbell Named Early ACM Award Winners

The Academy of Country Music has revealed recipients of several special off-camera awards, which will officially be celebrated during the 10th Annual ACM Honors event this fall at Nashville's Ryman Auditorium. Additionally, the ACM unveiled more of the performers who'll take the stage when the ACM Awards air live from...

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Comedy Troupe the State Prep Oral History

Nineties alt-comedy troupe the State will release a new oral history, The Union of the State, detailing their rise, dissolution, reunion and staggering dispersion and influence throughout the comedy world. The book arrives May 3rd and features interviews with all 11 members of the State: Todd Holoubek, David Wain, Michael Ian Black,...

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Ex-Trump Employee Speaks Out on His Treatment of Women

Barbara Res worked for Donald Trump for over a decade, starting in 1980, serving as vice president, senior vice president and executive vice president of the Trump Organization. Trump often invokes his hiring of Res as proof that he's long been a champion of women — something he's has had to...

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Jon Daly and Adam Scott Aren't Golfers, They Just Play Them on Adult Swim

In 1991, a hard-swinging (and even harder-living) 25-year-old named John Daly took the golf world by storm when he won the PGA Championship, a tournament he was only able to participate in after eight other golfers were unable to attend. Over the course of the next two decades, the name...

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James Hetfield, Sammy Hagar Tap John Mayer, More for Charity Concert

Metallica's James Hetfield and Sammy Hagar have tapped John Mayer, Melissa Etheridge and more for their third annual Acoustic-4-A-Cure charity concert, benefitting the Pediatric Cancer Program at the University of California, San Francisco's Benioff Children's Hospital. The concert will be held May 15th at the Fillmore in San Francisco and also feature Tommy Lee, Train's Pat...

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Lukas Nelson on His Cowboy Hippie Odyssey With Neil Young

About seven years ago, Lukas Nelson went to see his hero Neil Young play in Los Angeles. At the show, he happened to meet a drummer named Anthony LoGerfo. They took the party to a friend's house, where they surfed and played music late into the night. Soon, they'd formed a band, Promise of the...

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Patty Duke, 'Miracle Worker,' Sitcom Star, Dead at 69

Patty Duke, the prolific actress who won an Oscar for her portrayal of Helen Keller in The Miracle Worker, has died, according to The Hollywood Reporter. She was 69. "This morning, our beloved wife, mother, matriarch and the exquisite artist, humanitarian and champion of mental health, Anna Patty Duke, closed her...

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Gronk Joins Instagram, and Nothing Will Ever Be the Same

New England Patriots pass-catching party machine Rob Gronkowski has had a busy offseason, taking to the high seas, doling out lap dances and hanging out at Oscar afterparties with Leonardo DiCaprio – and that was just in February. And since you probably weren't there for any of it, he's bringing you...

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Hear Fetty Wap Reflect on Success With 'Zoovie Zoo'

Following his immensely successful 2015 and the end of his "Welcome to the Zoo" tour, which wrapped on March 25th, Fetty Wap is now reflecting on his success with his latest release, "Zoovie Zoo." The clubby song has Wap discussing his success and the big changes in his life that have...

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Salt-N-Pepa, Vanilla Ice to Headline 'I Love the '90s' Tour

Nineties hip-hop and R&B stars are coming together for a packed tour, as the inaugural "I Love the '90s Tour" kicks off this April and runs through October. Vanilla Ice, Coolio, Kid 'N Play and Salt-N-Pepa are just a few of the acts set to play many of their Nineties hits...

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Meet the Man Petitioning to Get Guns at the RNC

It was hard to tell at first whether a hugely popular Change.org petition calling for Quicken Loans Arena to allow open carry of firearms at July's Republican National Convention was serious. In the kind of language an ardent defender of the Second Amendment might use, its author laid out his case: Ohio...

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Edge: U2 Have '50 Ideas' for Next Album

A year and a half after U2 surprised listeners with the release of their 13th LP, Songs of Innocence, the band is working on its follow-up album. "It's really hard to say at this point when it will be done," the Edge tells Rolling Stone. "We're definitely still in the...

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Randy Travis, Charlie Daniels Set for Country Music Hall of Fame

In an emotional press conference in the Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum's rotunda on Tuesday morning, three new recipients of country music's highest honor, the Country Music Hall of Fame, were announced. Country Music and Rock and Roll Hall of Fame member Brenda Lee was charged with introducing the...

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2016 CMA Music Festival: Full Stadium Lineup Announced

While Bonnaroo rages some 60 minutes to the south, the 2016 CMA Music Festival will bring more than 400 country artists to downtown Nashville from June 9th to June 12th. As usual, the festival hinges on a four-night span of headlining sets at Nissan Stadium, where nightly lineups of country music's...

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How a Swedish Metal Band and Brooklyn Singer Made a Heady Masterpiece

Johannes Persson, guitarist and vocalist for Swedish metal act Cult of Luna, first met singer Julie Christmas face to face last September, when his band played a rare U.S. live date at New York City's Gramercy Theatre. The Brooklyn-based Christmas, who has made a name for herself as the elastic-voiced...

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'Urgent Health Issue' Forces DIIV to Cancel Remaining European Tour

New York indie rock outfit DIIV have canceled their remaining European tour dates, a representative for the band confirmed to Rolling Stone. "After completing the first half of the tour in the U.K., the band were faced with an urgent health issue," read a statement issued to promoters. No specifics were given,...

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NCAA Final Four: College Basketball Goes Back to the Future

Here is an utterly biased historical opinion based at least partially on an overwhelming personal sense of nostalgia: The best era in college basketball history occurred from 1981 to 1993, beginning with Isiah Thomas and Indiana winning the title and commencing with the inevitable crack-up of the Fab Five at...

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See Dennis Hopper Ogle Tub Full of Nude Women in Lost Doc

Decades before Shia LeBeouf transformed from blockbuster actor into head-scratching performance-art weirdo and Joaquin Phoenix grew a beard for a mockumentary about his career as a rapper, Dennis Hopper explored his own mythos in a unique documentary that is now getting a new life. Fresh off the breakout success of his...

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Eric Paslay Announces 'Dressed in Black' Album

Eric Paslay debuted his newest single "High Class" – and accompanying hip-swinging dance moves – back in the fall, and now there will be an album to follow in its groove-heavy wake. Dressed in Black, the singer's sophomore LP, will be released this summer, produced by Marshall Altman. Like on his self-titled...

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ELP's Carl Palmer Plots Tribute Tour for Late Keyboardist Keith Emerson

Emerson, Lake and Palmer drummer Carl Palmer will pay tribute to the group's late keyboardist, Keith Emerson, on his upcoming North American tour with the ELP Legacy band. Palmer was already planning a tour to celebrate his 50th year in music, but changed its focus after Emerson took his own life on March 11th....

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Dierks Bentley Recruits Maren Morris, Elle King for New Album 'Black'

"This is more of a relationship-based album, and I tried to go a little bit darker on it and make it about the shadowy edges of love," says Dierks Bentley of his eighth studio album Black. The singer, who will co-host the ACM Awards with Luke Bryan on Sunday night,...

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Metallica's James Hetfield Talks Bataclan Attack: 'Why There?'

As Metallica readies a special Record Store Day CD of their 2003 performance at Paris' Le Bataclan, James Hetfield reflected on last November's terrorist attack on an Eagles of Death Metal concert in a new interview. "My first reaction was, 'Why there?' And then, 'Who was playing?'" he said in...

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Shoegazers Nothing Meet Michael Jackson in Afterlife in Surreal New Video

Philadelphian shoegazers Nothing won wide-spread acclaim with their gauzy 2014 debut Guilty of Everything, earning positive comparisons to Smashing Pumpkins, My Bloody Valentine and their atmospheric ilk; now the band is set to release its follow-up, the even more feedback- and tear-soaked Tired of Tomorrow. Due May 13th via Relapse Records (pre-orders are available right here),...

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Hear Keith Urban's Vibrant New Single 'Wasted Time'

Keith Urban's brand-new single, "Wasted Time" is three minutes and 41 seconds of sheer exhilaration. The fast-paced, pop-laced tune waxes nostalgic on the magical younger years when "wasted time" — swinging on ropes, listening to Guns 'N Roses and dashboard drumming — were some of the best times of his...

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Avicii Retires From Touring via Open Letter to Fans

Avicii will retire from touring after a final run of concerts this year, the superstar DJ and producer announced in a heartfelt note on his website. After thanking a litany of friends, peers, partners and, of course, his fans, Avicii explained his need to step away from the road. "I know I am blessed to...

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'WWE Raw': Shane McMahon Soars, Triple H Bores Before 'WrestleMania'

 Howdy folks, and welcome to my go-home recap before this Sunday's WrestleMania 32, arguably the least anticipated sequel since My Big Fat Greek Wedding 2. (Although, given the latter's surprising performance at the box office, maybe 'Mania will likewise come away with satisfactory viewership numbers.) Last night kicked off with the...

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Faith Evans Hints at Posthumous Notorious B.I.G. Album, Hologram Tour

R&B singer and Notorious B.I.G.'s widow Faith Evans revealed in a new interview that a posthumous album by the rapper could arrive later this year. Evans also hinted that a B.I.G. hologram was in the works. Evans first mentioned the posthumous The King & I, a duet LP featuring her singing alongside...

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Watch the Bloody Opening of Backstreet/'N Sync Zombie Western 'Dead 7'

SyFy's movie Dead 7, airing April 1st, is a futuristic zombie Western with one big twist: The cast is comprised mostly of Nineties and early millennium boy-band stars. In an exclusive clip from the film, a narrator explains the premise and introduces the main characters. So what brings together members of...

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Courtney Barnett on Guns N' Roses, Jack White and Ramen Inspiration

Before last year, Courtney Barnett was a relatively obscure Australian singer-songwriter known for spinning mesmerizing rock songs out of prosaic life experiences (allergic attacks, real-estate open houses). But then she got nominated for the Best New Artist Grammy, and beat out Tame Impala and eight other acts for the prestigious Australian...

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See Cyndi Lauper's Western-Themed 'Funnel of Love' Video

The premise of Cyndi Lauper's Nashville-recorded country album Detour is pretty simple: put the pop icon in a room with world class musicians and give her classic material to sing. The album's leadoff track is a bubbly, twangy interpretation of Wanda Jackson's 1961 single "Funnel of Love," which now has its...

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Rush's Alex Lifeson on 40 Years of '2112': 'It Was Our Protest Album'

Forty years ago this week, the three white-tunic-clad prophets of Rush foretold an intergalactic war on their prog-rock magnum opus, 2112. They predicted that in less than half a century, in the year 2062 to be precise, the universe will finally find peace — and oppression — as the Solar Federation...

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The Highwaymen Announce Live Box Set, Premiere Documentary Trailer

Nearly 30 years after Elvis Presley, Jerry Lee Lewis, Carl Perkins and Johnny Cash all swapped gospel harmonies during the "Million Dollar Quartet" jam at Sun Studio in 1956, a different sort of supergroup — the Highwaymen — released their first album. Cash was part of that lineup too, teaming...

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Watch David Gilmour's Lonesome 'Wish You Were Here' on 'Kimmel'

David Gilmour treated Pink Floyd fans who'd gathered for an outdoor concert hosted by Jimmy Kimmel Live Monday to a gorgeous rendition of "Wish You Were Here." The former Floyd singer and guitarist breezed through the indelible acoustic ballad, remaining faithful to the original down to the "do-do-do" melodies he sang over his guitar playing. Gilmour's...

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Watch Bruce Springsteen Dance With His Mom at New York Concert

Bruce Springsteen and the E Street Band's River Tour returned to New York Monday for their rescheduled winter storm-delayed concert at Madison Square Garden, and during "Ramrod," Springsteen briefly left the stage to dance with one very important concertgoer: His 90-year-old mother Adele. Guitar in hand, Springsteen headed up to the 100s during...

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Cyndi Lauper on Patsy Cline's Influence: The Ram Report

Cyndi Lauper covers two Patsy Cline songs on her upcoming Detour album, "Walkin' After Midnight" and "I Fall to Pieces." She first fell in love with the late country legend as a child, listening to AM radio and watching talent shows with her family. "I saw Patsy Cline on the Arthur...

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Monday, 28 March 2016

Lil Wayne Sues Universal Music Over Unpaid Royalties

Lil Wayne, who spent much of 2015 feuding with Cash Money CEO Birdman over a $51 million lawsuit the rapper filed, has now shifted his attention to Cash Money's distributor Universal Music Group, accusing the label of withholding royalties from both his music and the artists his Young Money label helped foster. Lil...

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Wilco, R.E.M. Members Team for Big Star Tribute Concert

Wilco's Jeff Tweedy and Pat Sansone, R.E.M.'s Mike Mills, Yo La Tengo's Ira Kaplan, Jessica Pratt and more will come together April 27th to perform Big Star's classic Third/Sister Lovers in its entirety at Los Angeles' Alex Theatre. The Big Star Live concert, which also features live renditions of beloved...

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See Caleb Caudle's Romantic 'Carolina Ghost' Video

"Leaves weren't the only thing falling," Caleb Caudle sings in "Carolina Ghost," a retrospective song that acts as a Valentine to both his significant other and the picturesque landscape of the Tar Heel State in fall. The title track to his new album has the singer-songwriter waxing poetic on real-life...

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Listen to 'Rolling Stone Music Now' Podcast: Zayn, Last Shadow Puppets

The new episode of Rolling Stone Music Now, our first-ever podcast, is available. Listen and subscribe to the podcast on iTunes, or check it out below. This episode, we discuss what happens when a big rock band loses its head, figuratively speaking? We look at the best and worst case scenarios, from...

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Tens of Thousands Sign Petition to Allow Open Carry of Guns at RNC

Last week, one "Len Davies" of Spokane, Washington, created a Change.org petition calling for Quicken Loans Arena to allow folks to open-carry guns at the Republican National Convention in Cleveland this summer. The arena's policy forbidding firearms makes it a de facto "gun-free zone," Davies writes, the kind of place the...

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Snoop Dogg to Be Inducted Into WWE Hall of Fame

The WWE Hall of Fame's 2016 class already features a Godfather – now, it has a Doggfather, too. On Monday, WWE confirmed that Snoop Dogg will be inducted into the Hall's celebrity wing, joining a list of alumni that includes Pete Rose, Mike Tyson, Arnold Schwarzenegger and, uh…Donald Trump. Snoop is...

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Han Solo's 'Force Awakens' Leather Jacket Up for Auction

The leather jacket Harrison Ford's Han Solo wore in the blockbuster Star Wars: The Force Awakens will hit the auction block, with all proceeds from the unique item benefitting charity. The jacket, which is currently being auctioned off by If Only, also comes autographed by Ford. The current bid on the...

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Why Conservatives Are Terrified of Single Women

The title of Rebecca Traister's new book, All the Single Ladies, is, she admits, a bit of a misnomer: It's not just about single women, but rather "what happens when one model" — young, heterosexual marriage — "is no longer the only model" determining women's lives, as had been the case...

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Watch Big Grams Get Animated in Psychedelic Adult Swim Video

Big Grams, the collaborative project between Outkast's Big Boi and Phantogram, get animated for Adult Swim's Off the Air. The colorful short features the group's "Born to Shine" featuring Run the Jewels and "Run for Your Life." The double music video transforms Big Boi and the duo from Phantogram into cartoon...

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5 Things You Didn't Know About Iggy Pop

Iggy Pop recently released Post Pop Depression, which marks his first record since his 2013 effort with the Stooges, Ready to Die. A collaboration with Queens of the Stone Age's Josh Homme, the release – Pop's 17th studio album – is just the latest chapter in an already legendary career. But while the erstwhile Stooges frontman is infamous...

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Nate Diaz Gets an Offer to Smoke Weed With Julian Marley

Last week, Nate Diaz and his brother got customized bongs, and it didn't take long for smokers around the world to notice. While we shouldn't expect either of the Diaz brothers to make the most of their gifts anytime soon – Nick is already serving a suspension from the UFC for...

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'Broad City''s Ilana Glazer Talks 'Ridiculous' 'Time Traveling Bong' Series

Broad City's Ilana Glazer will briefly step aside from her partner-in-comedy Abbi Jacobson in order to produce a new Comedy Central miniseries called Tim Traveling Bong, based on a short sketch Glazer created for College Humor in 2012. The Broad City duo spoke to Entertainment Weekly recently, with Glazer offering...

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See Broadway Star Michael Cerveris' Country Video 'Pony Girl'

Although Broadway star Michael Cerveris may be familiar to many for his fierce portrayals of Sondheim killers — John Wilkes Booth in Assassins and Sweeney Todd in the 2005 role of that musical — he has a long history with rock & roll, starting with David Bowie. "I loved Robert Plant,...

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Watch Blake Griffin Tempt Ilana's 'Sexual Passport' on 'Broad City'

Blake Griffin may currently be serving a four-game suspension for punching an equipment manager, but he's actually a very chill guy. For proof, check out this clip of his cameo on Wednesday's episode of Broad City, in which the Los Angeles Clippers' star hangs in the 40/40 Club with Ilana –...

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Hear Tom Petty Get Wistful on New Mudcrutch Song, 'Trailer'

Tom Petty looks back at life's early detours on "Trailer," his new single with recently reunited pre-Heartbreakers outfit Mudcrutch.  The twangy folk-rock tune opens with a wind-blown blast of harmonica and weaves in simmering organ and electric guitar tremolo, as Petty reminisces about the titular residence. "I graduated high school / I...

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Blake Shelton, Little Big Town to Perform on 51st ACM Awards

The 51st Academy of Country Music Awards is less than a week away and artists are still being announced as part of the night's talent lineup. Joining the April 3rd telecast for performances will be Little Big Town, former ACM Awards co-host Blake Shelton, and Lady Antebellum's Charles Kelley. Additionally,...

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Watch Young Greatness Explain How He Made His 'Moolah'

New Orleans rapper and recent New Artist You Need to Know alum Young Greatness has been finding success with "Moolah," a melodic grinder's saga that currently has more than 6.7 million plays between YouTube and SoundCloud. Greatness recently popped by the Rolling Stone office to tell us how this infectious, Jazzy Pha-produced song came...

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See Kimmy Schmidt Turn NYC Into 'Kimmier Place' in New Trailer

Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt returns to Netflix in less than three weeks, and a new trailer promises more impenetrable optimism from the lead character and cult survivor Kimmy, played by Ellie Kemper. Throughout the clip, the enthusiastic lead turns a bleak and dull New York City into a colorful playground and "Kimmier"...

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See Dustin Lynch's Steamy 'Mind Reader' Video

It can be a risky proposition to leave your fate in the hands of another, but Dustin Lynch is plenty comfortable with handing over control to a mysterious woman and her set of Tarot cards in his new video for "Mind Reader," which debuted Friday. The third single from his...

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See Kiefer Sutherland's Debut Country-Music Video 'Not Enough Whiskey'

As Kiefer Sutherland, star of 24 and countless movies, preps the release of his debut album — an Americana and country outing dubbed Down in a Hole — he already knows what people might be thinking. "If I hear about an actor doing a music project, my eyes are the...

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Watch Smashing Pumpkins Cover Rolling Stones With James Iha

On Saturday, three-quarters of the classic Smashing Pumpkins lineup performed at Los Angeles' Ace Hotel, with former guitarist James Iha joining Billy Corgan and drummer Jimmy Chamberlin for a medley of classic Nineties tracks. But the good-natured reunion wasn't a one-off, as Iha again rejoined the Pumpkins for Sunday's Ace Hotel...

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Keith Urban Teams With Pitbull on 'Sun Don't Let Me Down': The Ram Report

Two years after collaborating with Jerrod Niemann on "Drink to That All Night," Pitbull is dipping his toes in the country music pool again. The rap superstar contributes a verse to "Sun Don't Let Me Down," a new song on Keith Urban's upcoming Ripcord album. "He brings a mischievous, sexy swagger to...

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Old Crow Medicine Show, Brandi Carlile Plot Joint Tour

Old Crow Medicine Show and Brandi Carlile have announced they will spend spring and summer 2016 on a co-headlining tour of the United States. The 16-date tour gets underway with an April 30th show at Atlanta's Fox Theatre and includes stops at Red Rocks Amphitheatre in Morrison, Colorado, as well...

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17 Anti-Trans Bills That Could Become Law Next

In February, the Charlotte, North Carolina, city council voted 7-4 on a bill extending protection against discrimination to gay and transgender people; among other things, the measure made it possible for individuals to use the bathroom that matches their gender. Gov. Pat McCrory immediately condemned the vote, warning it could "create major public safety...

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Relive Rolling Stones' Historic Cuba Visit With Live Footage

The Rolling Stones played a historic free show in Havana, Cuba on Friday night at the city's Cuidad Deportiva. A clip of the band's experience in the country was unveiled Monday by JA Digital, who also filmed the packed concert in full. "Cuba has… so many kinds of music, all of it brilliant," Mick Jagger says...

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See Jeff Buckley's Interactive, Animated Video for 'Just Like a Woman'

Jeff Buckley's meditative cover of Bob Dylan's "Just Like a Woman" is among the highlights from the late singer-songwriter's recent posthumous compilation LP, You and I. A pair of design studios, Interlude and Blind, have teamed to create an interactive, animated clip for the song that allows fans to explore the...

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Barack Obama's NCAA Bracket Busted – Again

When it comes to filling out March Madness brackets, you probably don't want to follow President Obama's lead. And hey, we get it – filling out a winning bracket is no easy feat. The quest for a perfect bracket in this year's NCAA Tournament lasted just 26 games, and even that felt...

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Sean 'Diddy' Combs Launches Harlem Charter School

Diddy, hip-hop's top earner of 2015, is heading a new venture: The mogul is opening a charter school in Harlem. The rapper was born in the New York City neighborhood. According to the Associated Press, Combs' new school, Capital Preparatory Harlem Charter School, will open this fall. The founder of Capital Prep...

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Watch John Oliver Solve 'Conspiracy' of Cadbury Creme Eggs

Forget the theory that Katy Perry is a grown-up JonBenét Ramsey or that the Denver Airport was designed by the Illuminati. On Sunday, John Oliver hatched a mind-blowing, Easter-themed conspiracy video uncovering the sinister background of Cadbury Creme Eggs. It's time to open your eyes, sheeple.  Oliver opens the Last Week Tonight web...

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How Superhero Movies Became Too Big To Fail

There's a scene roughly halfway through Batman v Superman in which Bruce Wayne's loyal butler cautions his billionaire vigilante boss against going to war against the alien savior of Metropolis. "Men fall from the sky and gods hurl thunderbolts," Alfred tells his master. "That's how it starts."  Spoken like a man...

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10 Things We Learned on Tour With Tracy Morgan

The nice thing about profiling Tracy Morgan — besides just hanging out with Tracy Morgan —  is there's really no need to ask him questions. For his most in-depth interview since the June 2014 accident that nearly killed him, Morgan took Rolling Stone on the road for a weekend, flying in...

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Keith Urban on 'Ripcord' Album's Sonic Curveballs

"It smells like religion," Keith Urban says, as he leads us through the massive room in Los Angeles's East West Studio where Frank Sinatra recorded hits including "My Way." The country singer has been finishing tracks here for several weeks, while also filming the remaining episodes of American Idol's final...

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Storm Katie: Trees down and power out across Surrey after storm...

STORM Katie has left a trail of havoc across Surrey this morning. Rail lines are blocked, power cuts have plunged hundreds of homes into darkness and disruption has been caused at Gatwick Airport. Almost 1,000 homes in the Earlswood area are without electricity due to overhead line problems. And 470 homes in the Effingham and East Horsley lost power in the early hours and are still awaiting reconnection.On the railways, the London to Brighton line is blocked at Balcombe and the line between...

Storm Katie: Trees down and power out across Surrey after storm...



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Storm Katie: Amber wind warning and flood alerts for Surrey and...

STORM Katie has been battering Surrey overnight, leaving much of the east of the county facing the prospect of flooding today.Heavy wind and rain have caused authorities to put the area on alert for more problems as the storm looks set to linger for the day.The current area of low pressure is set to run north during the day, bringing strong wind and heavy rain with it.Yesterday afternoon the Met Office upgraded the area's wind warning to "amber" with the chance of wind speeds up to...

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Sunday, 27 March 2016

'Vinyl' Recap: Long Live the King

It lasted no longer than the A-side of a 45. But for a brief, beautiful period on tonight's Vinyl — titled "The King and I," because of course it is — it looked for all the world like we were about to enter an alternate timeline in which Elvis Presley...

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'The Walking Dead' Recap: No Direction Home

It ends with neither a bang nor a whimper — more like a geyser of blood, spurting crudely all over the screen, like a dye-pack after a bank-robbery. But whose spew is it? Does it belong to Daryl, who ends this week's Walking Dead on his knees, captured and disarmed?...

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Hear Kanye West's Spiritual 'Ultralight Prayer'

Kanye West celebrated Easter Sunday with "Ultralight Prayer," a reworked version of The Life of Pablo's opening track "Ultralight Beam" that focuses entirely on the contributions of gospel singer Kirk Franklin, Kelly Price and a choir. The track features no instrumentation, just powerful voices. Franklin's song-ending sermon featured on the still-in-the-works Life...

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On the Charts: Gwen Stefani Lands First Number One Solo LP

Gwen Stefani captured her first Number One album as a solo artist as her new LP This Is What the Truth Feels Like, the No Doubt singer's third solo disc and first in a decade, topped the Billboard 200. This Is What the Truth Feels Like sold 84,000 copies in its debut week. As...

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'Game of Thrones' Season Six Teaser Promises Battles and Bloodshed

With the sixth season of Game of Thrones storming to HBO in under a month, the network unveiled the latest look at the fantasy series' upcoming 10 episodes. Like the first red-band trailer for Season Six, the new 30-second teaser promises even more battles and bloodshed as all hell breaks loose...

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Watch Smashing Pumpkins Reunite With James Iha at Los Angeles Concert

For the first time in 16 years, guitarist James Iha joined his former Smashing Pumpkins bandmates Billy Corgan and drummer Jimmy Chamberlin onstage at the band's Saturday night concert at Los Angeles' Ace Hotel. "Yes, it's James Iha," Corgan told the incredulous crowd. Iha, who celebrated his 48th birthday Saturday, reunited with the...

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Robert De Niro, Tribeca Film Fest Pull Anti-Vaxxer Documentary

Robert De Niro and the organizers of the Tribeca Film Festival have withdrawn a controversial anti-vaccination documentary from the fest's schedule following the backlash toward Vaxxed: From Cover-Up to Conspiracy's filmmaker and some of the discredited science featured in the documentary. "My intent in screening this film was to provide an opportunity for...

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Saturday, 26 March 2016

Prince Covers David Bowie's 'Heroes' at Marathon Toronto Shows

Prince covered David Bowie's "Heroes" for the first time during the first of his two Toronto concerts Friday that saw the singer perform 55 songs over the course of the back-to-back shows. In addition to the Bowie tribute, Prince's early show at Toronto's Sony Centre for the Performing Arts – part of his...

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Q-Tip, Outkast, Kendrick Lamar Remember Phife Dawg on 'Abstract Radio'

Q-Tip remembered his fellow A Tribe Called Quest member, "lifelong friend and day one homie" Malik "Phife Dawg" Taylor during his Beats 1 show Abstract Radio Friday. For the two-hour episode, Q-Tip dipped into his own stash of live performances and tracks off the group's recent Peoples' Instinctive Travels And The...

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Michael Stipe to Perform on 'Tonight Show'

Michael Stipe will make his most high-profile solo appearance since the dissolution of R.E.M. when the singer performs on the March 29th episode of The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon. The show's official website confirms that Stipe will appear on Tuesday's episode, his first visit to a late-night program since he dropped...

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Watch Zayn Malik's First Solo Concert at Album Release Party

Zayn Malik stopped by the iHeartRadio Theater in NYC on Friday night to celebrate the release of his new album Mind of Mine. The LP is his first as a solo artist since leaving One Direction. Sporting a leather jacket, Malik's iHeartRadio gig was the first live set he has delivered as...

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Watch Future, the Weeknd Enjoy 'Low Life' in New Video

Future and the Weeknd have dropped the fiery new video for "Low Life," the breakout single from the prolific rapper's most recent LP EVOL. The Zac Facts-directed video finds the duo performing the cut in smoky warehouses and graffiti-lined back alleys, with an occasional break to cruise around in a Mad Maxed-out vehicle....

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Miley Cyrus, Alicia Keys Joining 'The Voice' for Season 11

Miley Cyrus and Alicia Keys are the latest superstar singers to join The Voice. NBC confirmed the news Friday, with Cyrus and Keys set to take ownership of their own teams on the hit reality singing competition's upcoming Season 11. They'll join series mainstays Adam Levine and Blake Shelton, who have appeared...

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Friday, 25 March 2016

Time for Tea: Pinnock's, High Street, Ripley

TURNING off the M25 motorway on a dry, bright, spring afternoon at Wisley, I headed south down the A3, passing the large lake on the edge of Ockham Common.I followed the signs to Ripley where I was to meet a former colleague and her mum for afternoon tea.I had been looking forward to this. For we had agreed to meet up in one of my favourite tea rooms – Pinnocks, in the High Street.The tea shop is located on two floors of a very old building that dates back to the 1470s, shortly before the...

Time for Tea: Pinnock's, High Street, Ripley



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Robert De Niro Defends Anti-Vaxxer Film for Tribeca Film Fest

The upcoming Tribeca Film Festival has come under heat for its screening of a documentary that promotes the anti-vaccination movement. In a statement, Robert De Niro defended the screening of Vaxxed: From Cover-up to Catastrophe while also distancing himself as part of the anti-vaccination movement. “Grace [Hightower, De Niro's wife] and I have...

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The Republican Civil War Has Begun

"The white American underclass is in thrall to a vicious, selfish culture whose main products are misery and used heroin needles," Kevin D. Williamson wrote recently in The National Review, the stalwart voice of the right for more than 60 years. The conservative intelligentsia — the collection of free traders, tax...

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Hear Run the Jewels' Poignant Tribute to Phife Dawg

Run the Jewels' Killer Mike and El-P paid their respects to the late Phife Dawg on the duo's WRTJ Beats 1 radio Friday, talking at length about the Tribe Called Quest rapper's impact on an entire generation of rappers. "You will live forever in our rhymes," Killer Mike said. "Everybody loves that dude," El-P said....

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Why Hillary Clinton and Beyonce Should See 'Eclipsed' on Broadway

Eclipsed, Danai Gurira’s heartbreaking play about women conscripted into sex slavery during the Liberian civil war at the beginning of the 21st century, isn’t like anything else on Broadway at the moment. It may have star power — with Oscar-winning actress Lupita Nyong’o in a pivotal part and Gurira, who's...

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Flashback: See Guns N' Roses Trash MTV Set in 1987

When Guns N' Roses stopped by MTV's Headbangers Ball in 1987 to promote their just-released Appetite for Destruction, host Adam "Smash" made them an offer they couldn't refuse. "You guys, as I understand it, are very well known for your interior decorating capabilities, along with the great rock & roll,"...

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Tom Petty's Mudcrutch Reunite for Second LP, First Major Tour

Tom Petty reunited with his early Seventies Southern rock band, Mudcrutch, in 2008 for their self-titled debut LP. Now the quintet has reteamed for a second album, 2, out May 20th via Reprise Records. Digital or vinyl pre-orders include downloads of three tracks, including lead single "Trailer," ahead of the release...

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Watch Hailee Steinfeld, DNCE Hit 'Rock Bottom' in New Video

Hailee Steinfeld and DNCE have debuted the video for their collaboration "Rock Bottom." The single is a revamped version of Steinfeld's originally solo track, which appears on her debut EP Haiz. In the clip, Steinfeld struggles with a tumultuous relationship. The singer and her boyfriend, played by model John Economou, shift...

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Robert Ellis Announces New Album, Summer Tour

Robert Ellis tries to chase away a broken heart with "Drivin'," a tune whose careening percussion and folky, fast-strummed fury butt heads with the listlessness of its narrator. In the song, Ellis putters around town in search of a quick distraction. He goes to the grocery store, makes a pass...

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Why Young People Are Right About Hillary Clinton

I was disappointed to hear that Rolling Stone had endorsed Hillary Clinton, but I also understood. In many ways, the endorsement by my boss and editor, Jann Wenner, read like the result of painful soul-searching, after this very magazine had a profound influence on a similar race, back in 1972. Jann...

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See Autolux's Mesmerizing 'Brainwasher' Video

Autolux will end fans' six-year wait for a new album next week with the arrival of Pussy's Dead, the band's third LP and first on Danger Mouse's new 30th Century Records imprint. After previewing a pair of new album cuts – "Soft Scene" and "Change My Head" – the trio have unveiled...

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Weekend Rock Question: What Is the Best Comedy Show of 1990s?

The shocking death of Garry Shandling earlier this week got us thinking about the Larry Sanders Show. The HBO program never got the attention and ratings of network sitcoms like Seinfeld, Friends and Frasier, but it was absolutely brilliant and has aged wonderfully. It's easy to imagine that Arrested Development, Curb...

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Brothers Osborne on New Song '21 Summer' and Making a Bold Statement

Back in December, Brothers Osborne hosted an album listening party at Nashville's Basement East, allowing invited guests to hear Pawn Shop in its entirety a few weeks before its release. During his welcome remarks, singer TJ Osborne joked that he hoped the duo's next single — the follow-up to "Stay a...

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Ronda Rousey: Losing Could Be 'The Best Thing That Ever Happened to Me'

Maybe losing to Holly Holm wasn't the worst thing to happen to Ronda Rousey after all. You'd be forgiven if you thought otherwise. In the aftermath of UFC 193, Rousey all but disappeared, then resurfaced with an Ellen DeGeneres interview in which she revealed she felt worthless and even contemplated suicide....

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Carrie Underwood, Kelly Clarkson to Perform on 'American Idol' Finale

As the granddaddy of television's modern singing competitions, American Idol, prepares to crown the 15th and final Idol in its history, the show's two most successful discoveries, Carrie Underwood and Kelly Clarkson, return to help bid it goodbye. The series' three-night grand finale is set to kick off Tuesday, April...

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Guns N' Roses Confirm North American Tour

It's official: The Guns N' Roses reunion is hitting the road. After months of just scheduling gigs at Coachella, Las Vegas and Mexico City, Axl Rose, Slash, Duff McKagan and the rest of the band's current iteration of (but not Izzy Stradlin) have revealed what 21 cities they'll perform in this...

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Aaron Rodgers and Brad Paisley Pay a Visit to 'South Park'

Aaron Rodgers' offseason of awesome just keeps on rolling. The Packers' quarterback, who since the Super Bowl has eaten Girl Scout Cookies at the Oscars and discussed UFO sightings on a podcast, recently took a trip to South Park, where he hung with his pal Brad Paisley and the cartoon cast. Perhaps...

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Watch Hillary Clinton Talk Weed, UFOs, Debating Trump on 'Kimmel'

Hillary Clinton subtly blasted Trump, joked about her email scandal, tested out some new slogans and discussed everything from marijuana to UFOs during her wide-ranging Thursday appearance on Jimmy Kimmel Live!  "We've learned a lot about you. And more than anything, we've learned that your emails are very boring," Kimmel told...

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Operation Iraqi Truth: New Documentary Reveals Why War Is Hell

"I had a couple before, to settle myself," says Michael Ware, sipping a beer at an Irish pub in Manhattan. It's just after 3 p.m. on a Friday and the bar is lined with haggard-looking figures. Ware, who spent seven years covering the war in Iraq for Time and CNN, fits...

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In Tom We Trust: Can the Hoosiers' Coach Finally Get Some Respect?

I don't think Tom Crean set out to become a facial contortionist, but it probably hasn't helped his cause. It can be hard to take someone seriously when he is mugging like Jerry Lewis on national television, as the Indiana coach often does during basketball games, just as it can...

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See Nick Jonas, Tove Lo's Provocative 'Close' Video

Nick Jonas has debuted the first official single off his recently announced third solo album. "Close" featuring Tove Lo will appear on Last Year Was Complicated, to be released on June 10th. The sexy, steel-drum-assisted single is about "how I literally can't open up and be vulnerable with someone," Jonas revealed...

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Garry Shandling's 'Larry Sanders Show' Returning to HBO

The late Garry Shandling's The Larry Sanders Show is returning to HBO, the network that first aired six seasons of the influential comedy series. According to the Wrap, Shandling was putting the finishing touches on a deal to bring his beloved series exclusively back to HBO at the time of...

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See LoCash Perform Breezy New Single 'I Know Somebody' on 'Kimmel'

Country duo LoCash made their late night television debut on March 23rd with a visit to Jimmy Kimmel Live. In addition to their breakout hit single "I Love This Life," Chris Lucas and Preston Brust performed their current single "I Know Somebody." Written by Ross Copperman, Jeremy Stover and Rhett Akins,...

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Watch Eddie Vedder Join Bruce Springsteen on 'Bobby Jean'

Bruce Springsteen and the E Street Band's The River Tour rolled into Seattle's Key Arena Thursday night, and to mark the occasion, Springsteen brought out a "hometown boy," Pearl Jam's Eddie Vedder, during the encore to perform "Bobby Jean." The two rockers split vocals on their powerful rendition of the Born on...

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Inside Bernie Worrell's All-Star NYC Benefit

When word surfaced earlier this year that keyboard virtuoso Bernie Worrell — of Parliament and Funkadelic, the big-band version of Talking Heads, and numerous other genre-exploding projects — was fighting stage-four lung cancer, a group of colleagues, friends and admirers decided a benefit/tribute was way better than a memorial. "This year...

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Sammy Hagar Is Ready to Make Peace With Eddie Van Halen

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....

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Can Cuba Become the Next Great Rock Destination?

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...

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Duke Loses, Reminds Us Why They're America's Most Hated

When he's not tripping opponents, Grayson Allen is shunning them after losses. Allen, the latest in a long line of Duke players everyone outside of Durham hates, was understandably upset last night, after the Blue Devils were bounced from the NCAA Tournament by the Oregon Ducks in the Sweet 16. If it was...

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

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...

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

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...

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Inside Sturgill Simpson's Touching Nirvana Cover: Ram Report

"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...

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

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...

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Watch Jonah Hill Blast Guns, Wisecracks in 'War Dogs' Trailer

Todd Phillips' War Dogs follows two 20-something Miami Beach stoners (Jonah Hill and Miles Teller) who land a $300 million deal with the U.S. government to arm the Afghan military during the Iraq War. The plot sounds implausible, but is based on a true story documented by Guy Lawson in a...

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

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...

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

"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,...

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U2 to Receive iHeartRadio Innovator Award

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,"...

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Watch Conan O'Brien Remember Friend Garry Shandling

Conan O'Brien, one of an entire generation of comics and writers inspired by Garry Shandling and a close friend of the Larry Sanders Show great, paid tribute to the late comedian on Conan just hours after Shandling's death at the age of 66. "This is a devastating shock to me and...

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Nirvana's Krist Novoselic on Three Questions Politicians Should Answer

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...

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Thursday, 24 March 2016

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

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...

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Judd Apatow, Kathy Griffin, Bob Odenkirk Pay Tribute to Garry Shandling

Garry Shandling's sudden passing at the age of 66 has left many in the entertainment world in shock. Fellow actors and comedians along with fans took to social media to pay tribute to the Larry Sanders Show and It's Garry Shandling's Show star, many noting the influential mark he made on the...

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Garry Shandling: The Fake-Host With the Most

R.I.P. to the one of the all-time comedy greats, Garry Shandling, who died suddenly of a heart attack today. Shandling created one of the most unforgettable monsters in TV history on The Larry Sanders Show, the legendary Nineties cult sitcom where he played a late-night talk-show host with an all-devouring...

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Watch Ben Carson Do Terrible Job Defending Trump on 'The View'

The hosts of ABC's The View welcomed Ben Carson to the set Thursday morning and proceeded to subject themselves to the mind-numbing madness of attempting to reason with a Donald Trump supporter. Over the course of six minutes, the hosts gave Carson opportunities to deny that Trump is a racist, sexist liar. He id not take one...

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

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...

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Garry Shandling, Star of 'The Larry Sanders Show,' Dead at 66

Garry Shandling, star of The Larry Sanders Show and It's Garry Shandling's Show, has died. TMZ reports that he was not suffering from a specific illness but was in a hospital at the time of his death. Police confirmed the actor's death to The Associated Press. He was 66. Related: Garry...

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Actors, Film Studios Create Georgia Boycott Over Anti-LGBT Law

Anne Hathaway, Julianne Moore, Seth MacFarlane, Lee Daniels and Harvey Weinstein have joined a call to boycott filmmaking in Georgia should the state's governor sign a controversial "religious freedom" law that many view as discriminating against the LGBT community, Reuters reports. Nearly 40 Hollywood players, from actors and actresses to directors, writers,...

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How Zayn Malik Keeps Refining the Art of Shade

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...

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

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...

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Flashback: Miley Cyrus Auditions for 'Hannah Montana'

Ten years ago today, the first episode of Hannah Montana aired on the Disney Channel. Telling the story of a teenager living a double-life as a pop star, the show was not only a massive success but it also launched the acting and music career of its star, Miley Cyrus....

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Dolly Parton Plots Charitable Hometown Tour Stop

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...

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Watch Caitlyn Jenner Make Nice With Hillary Clinton

Aspiring Ted Cruz surrogate Caitlyn Jenner hasn't held back when asked about her feelings toward Democratic frontrunner Hillary Clinton. On the premiere episode of the second season of I Am Cait, Jenner called the Democratic candidate "a lousy senator" and "a fucking liar." Asked at the time if she would vote for Donald...

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Meet the Man Behind Boba Fett's Mask in New 'Star Wars' Doc

The Force Awakens has sparked a tremendous amount of excitement for a new generation of Star Wars stories, but the success of J.J. Abrams' film has also rekindled a widely shared nostalgia for George Lucas' original trilogy. Judging by the trailer for Jon Spira's Elstree 1976 — an upcoming documentary...

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

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...

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

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...

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How Justin Bieber Got a Heavy-Metal Makeover

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...

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Ethan Hawke on Biopics, Chet Baker, and Breaking Out

When Ethan Hawke turned 40 a few years ago, he did a couple of things. "One is I got my motorcycle license," Hawke says, splayed out in the corner booth of a Manhattan cafe. "I had it before, but I got it again. But when I went to buy a...

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How Steph Curry Ruined My Son's 4th Grade Basketball Team

This article originally appeared in Men's Journal Almost all of the players I coach on my kid's elementary school basketball team share two notable characteristics: they worship Golden State's Steph Curry, and they all think nothing of heaving 30-foot jumpers in any game situation. They toss them up with a teammate...

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Tweets vs. War Crimes: Clinton's Plan to Solve the Middle East

Twitter is not the world. But in this increasingly meme-ified election, it provides a venue for someone to try to set the agenda for the world. Sad! It's safe to say that even at the best of times Hillary Clinton's social media outreach seems like just that — a reach. Unctuousness via semi-ironic millennial speech...

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Brandy Clark on Kacey Musgraves Cameo, Chris Stapleton Impact

One of the most biting tracks on Brandy Clark's upcoming album Big Day in a Small Town is the thinking-woman's revenge song "Daughter." With clever lyrics about daddy's little girl growing up to make daddy worry and harmonies by Kacey Musgraves (it's not a proper duet), the song, written by...

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