Avey Tare on How Sickness and Splatter Inspired 'Slasher House'

Cinematic mass murder and free-wheeling sonic experimentation two great tastes that taste great together That’s the logic of Avey Tare of Animal Collective anyway For his new solo album Enter the Slasher House out April 8th he’s formed a band called Avey Tare’s Slasher Flicks which also includes his girlfriend…

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'This Is a Trent Reznor Song' Singer Makes Perfect NIN Spoof Video

It takes a certain talent to spoof a band’s style without coming off as corny or idiotic It takes a master to build on that spoof with the perfect accompanying video Pranksters Behind Chili Peppers Parody ‘Abracadabralifornia’ Tell All Earlier this year comedian Freddy Scott released the Nine Inch Nails parody track…

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Download De La Soul's New, J Dilla-Featured Mixtape

De La Soul have been teasing their new mixtape Smell the DAISY all month and now they’ve officially shared the project on BitTorrent The release (featuring the previously released “Vocabulary Spills”Smilie: ;) includes reworked rhymes alongside previously unheard beats from late production legend J Dilla The mixtape also features the Dilla documentary Still Shining Dilla…

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Keith Morris on the Anger That Fueled Off!'s New 'Wasted Years'

In the late Seventies fronting the original incarnation of Black Flag Keith Morris helped create the blueprint for hardcore and in the following decade his Circle Jerks paired essential punk cuts with erratic behavior the singer’s drug use occasionally pushing him to the brink of death Lately though Morris has been…

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The Monkees to Monkey Around the U.S. on Summer Tour

The three surviving members of the Monkees have announced a 14-date US tour kicking off May 22nd in Hampton New Hampshire Michael Nesmith Micky Dolenz and Peter Tork will be playing venues across the East Coast and Midwest following the success of their recent reunion tour in 2013 Readers’ Poll The…

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Johnny Cash Has 'Four or Five More' Albums' Worth of Songs, Says Son

Johnny Cash’s son John Carter Cash has said that he has several albums’ worth of unreleased recordings by the Man in Black in his archive as well as enough outtakes from his father’s “American Recordings” sessions with producer Rick Rubin to fill another multi-disc box set “There are a few things…

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Kiss and Tell: Comparing the Original Band Members' Memoirs

There are two sides to every story Unless of course you’re talking about Kiss in which there are now four With the April 8th publication of Paul Stanley’s Face the Music A Life Exposed the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame nominees will have seen each of its original members…

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Kiss Forever: 40 Years of Feuds and Fury

All that’s missing from Gene Simmons’ home office is a cash register He has stuffed a wing of his otherwise tasteful Beverly Hills mansion with Kiss merchandise turning it into a shrine to his favorite guy Gene Simmons and the band for which he’s spent 40 lucrative years playing bass…

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U.K. Breakout Star Passenger Preps New Album 'Whispers'

Mike Rosenberg has been busking and serenading bar patrons as Passenger since he dropped out of high school at 17 He’s traveled across Europe and released a slew of independent albums and now following the sudden success of his somber folk tune “Let Her Go” the Brighton UK singer-songwriter will…

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Lollapalooza 2014: Eminem, Outkast, Arctic Monkeys Headline Lineup

Eminem Outkast Skrillex Arctic Monkeys Kings of Leon and Calvin Harris will headline this year’s Lollapalooza which celebrates its 10th year in Chicago’s Grant Park from August 1st – 3rd Go Behind the Scenes at Last Year’s Lollapalooza The list includes a diverse roster of performers including Lorde Zedd Nas Sebastian Ingrosso The…

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Chris Martin and Gwyneth Paltrow Are Separating

Coldplay frontman Chris Martin and wife Gwyneth Paltrow announced their separation on Paltrow’s GOOP newsletter Song Stories ‘Fix You’ “It is with hearts full of sadness that we have decided to separate” the couple said in a post entitled “Conscious Uncoupling” “We have been working hard for well over a year some of…

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Smashing Pumpkins to Release 2 Albums in 2015

The Smashing Pumpkins will release two new albums in 2015 Monuments to an Elegy and Day for Night and hope to have a new single out by the end of the year after inking a new deal with label BMG frontman Billy Corgan announced on the band’s website today Find out where the Smashing…

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Elvis Costello, Marcus Mumford, Jim James Record 'Lost' Dylan Lyrics

Producer T Bone Burnett has found a way to extend the legacy of Bob Dylan’s legendary “basement tapes” recordings he made with members of the Band in the late Sixties in upstate New York that were heavily bootlegged until their official release in 1975 With Dylan’s permission he has enlisted the…

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Kurt Cobain, John Lennon and Tupac Shakur 'Star' in Dutch Beer Ad

Dutch brewing company Bavaria has an egregious new ad out for their fruit-flavored beer Radler that’ll leave you more dumbfounded than a bunch of Clydesdales debating those twins The spot posits the idea that Elvis Presley John Lennon Tupac Shakur Kurt Cobain Marilyn Monroe and Bruce Lee are all alive and…

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