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Metallica Are in the 'Fourth Inning' of Their Next Album
Rolling Stone | 12 hours ago | 17121 points
It's been nearly six years since Metallica last released a studio album but as they gear up for a run of summer festivals in Europe the band is also putting together material for a new LP "We're going through the grind" says Lars Ulrich "We're in the

Final ‘Hobbit’ Movie Gets New Name
Variety | 12 hours ago | 7991 points
Peter Jackson, director of the “Hobbit” movie franchise, announced on his Facebook page Thursday morning that the third and final “Hobbit” movie has a new name. Originally titled “There and Back Again,” Jackson wro

Lenny Kravitz Releasing New Album 'Strut' in September Through Kobalt Label Services (Exclusive)
Billboard | 14 hours ago | 6176 points
Lenny Kravitz has announced his tenth studio album, "Strut", will be released Sept. 23 through his own Roxie Records imprint. He has signed a...

K. Michelle Teams with Lil Boosie for ‘Show Da World’ Remix
Rap Up | 7 hours ago | 4598 points
K. Michelle and Lil Boosie are ready to “Show Da World.” The labelmates have teamed up on a remix to Boosie’s single. Boosie posted a video of him in the studio with the Memphis songstress recording the track. “Just killed a r

Monty Python Stage Show to Play in Movie Theaters Worldwide
Variety | 10 hours ago | 4174 points
LONDON — Picturehouse Entertainment has nabbed the international distribution rights to broadcast Monty Python’s final live show at London’s O2 Arena on July 20 to movie theaters around the world. The show, “The Last Night of Monty

Nicki Minaj Wants Out Of The Female Rap Category
MTV | 16 hours ago | 3168 points
'I do not see myself as a female rapper anymore,' MC tells MTV News.

Newswire: Avril Lavigne and Justin Bieber provoke strained relations with Asia
AV Club | 8 hours ago | 3030 points
The ever-fragile accord between East Asia and Canada’s shrillest pop stars suffered increased strain this week, as Justin Bieber and Avril Lavigne both sparked international incidents that called into question their credentials as cultural ambassador

Ray Fisher to Play Cyborg In ‘Batman-Superman’ (EXCLUSIVE)
Variety | 5 hours ago | 2539 points
After testing actors over the past couple weeks, Warner Bros. and D.C. have tapped theater actor Ray Fisher for the role of Cyborg in the untitled Batman-Superman pic. Victor Stone or ‘Cyborg,’ while not a major part in the Batman-Superma

Natalie Merchant Premieres 'Ladybird' Video
Rolling Stone | 13 hours ago | 2411 points
In the thirteen years since her last album of original songs Natalie Merchant got married had a daughter and got divorced So maybe it's not surprising that the lead single from Natalie Merchant "Ladybird" has lyrics directed at a woman wondering whet

Listen to a New Slayer Song Right Now!!!!
MetalSucks | 16 hours ago | 2304 points
Their first in five years.The post Listen to a New Slayer Song Right Now!!!! appeared first on MetalSucks.

Iggy Azalea Gives Us Major 'Tude In Ariana Grande Teaser
MTV | 14 hours ago | 2181 points
Three days before 'Problem' drops, Ariana gives us another peek.

Metal Breakdown Composer App Available for Free Download
MetalSucks | 13 hours ago | 1776 points
Your new time-waster has arrived.The post Metal Breakdown Composer App Available for Free Download appeared first on MetalSucks.

Peter Buck Reveals How R.E.M. Once Sabotaged The Verve
Stereogum | 12 hours ago | 1710 points
It’s Britpop Week here at Stereogum, and to help us celebrate, R.E.M. guitarist Peter Buck has shared a story about his old band sabotaging the poor blokes of the Verve. Buck sat down with Portland’s Willamette Week for a rare interview,

Watch Jack Russell’s Great White Play for 40 People in an 8,500 Person Capacity Venue
MetalSucks | 6 hours ago | 1640 points
I sure do hope he personally thanked each and every fan for coming.The post Watch Jack Russell’s Great White Play for 40 People in an 8,500 Person Capacity Venue appeared first on MetalSucks.

Watch a Drug-Fueled Clip From 'Super Duper Alice Cooper' – Premiere
Rolling Stone | 14 hours ago | 1354 points
The original Alice Cooper group formed in Phoenix but their career didn't get moving until they moved to Los Angeles and met the man who would become their manager Shep Gordon in a marijuana-smoke-filled hotel room along with some major rock stars of

Doom Trip: Portishead Singer, Doom Trio Cover Black Sabbath Classic
MetalSucks | 13 hours ago | 1324 points
Black SabBeth FTMFWThe post Doom Trip: Portishead Singer, Doom Trio Cover Black Sabbath Classic appeared first on MetalSucks.

Say Anything 'Six Six Six' Song Premiere: Max Bemis Talks Ambitious New 'Hebrews' Album
Billboard | 11 hours ago | 1291 points
Some admitted "freaking out" over fatherhood inspired Max Bemis to make Say Anything's most ambitious album yet -- and a project unlike any other he'...

Minnesota Orchestra Board Rehires Vanska as Music Director
NY Times Music | 5 hours ago | 1187 points
Osmo Vanska’s return now, with a new two-year contract, represents something of a musical revolution in Minneapolis.

Summer Slaughter 2014: Line-Up Revealed
MetalSucks | 8 hours ago | 1073 points
Although I don't think there are any huge surprises here.The post Summer Slaughter 2014: Line-Up Revealed appeared first on MetalSucks.

String Cheese Incident, 'Song in My Head': Exclusive Album Premiere
Billboard | 10 hours ago | 1010 points
Over the last several years, Colorado-based jamband String Cheese Incident have intentionally slowed things down, trading long touring stretches for...

R5 Talk Success, Perform ‘(I Can’t) Forget About You,’ and Cover OneRepublic
Ryan Seacrest | 13 hours ago | 946 points
The pop-rock band on the rise stopped by On Air with Ryan Seacrest on Thursday morning to not only talk about their success and playing Wango Tango, but they also performed two songs in-studio!

ZZ Ward Premiere: Watch 'Last Love Song' Music Video
Billboard | 9 hours ago | 925 points
"Last Love Song," a highlight from pop-rock singer-songwriter ZZ Ward's 2012 debut album "Til the Casket Drops," has been tapped to appear in the...

ArtsBeat: Berlin Philharmonic Starts Its Own Record Label
NY Times Music | 12 hours ago | 919 points
The orchestra has long been associated with some of the most prestigious labels in the industry.

New Guns N' Roses Music May Arrive 'In the Next Year,' Guitarist Says
Rolling Stone | 7 hours ago | 818 points
Guns N' Roses guitarist Richard Fortus reported this week that the group was "working on stuff" "Hopefully very soon we're going to have new stuff out" he told a BBC reporter at the Revolver magazine Golden Gods Awards in Los Angeles "Well in the nex

Britpop: a cultural abomination that set music back
Guardian Music | 9 hours ago | 808 points
During the heyday of Blur and Oasis, ruthless ambition became the order of the day, as scores of unrelentingly pedestrian bands ditched everything that once made British pop music interesting Britpop casualties: Dodgy, Marion, Menswe@r, Salad and the

Is Nicki Minaj Twerkin' It Out To New Music From Her Album?
MTV | 13 hours ago | 790 points
Nicki previews some music on Instagram with a little bonus.

Meet Olivia Wilde and Jason Sudeikis’ Son Otis: Photo
Ryan Seacrest | 11 hours ago | 759 points
The actress tweeted the first photo of her son on Wednesday.

Columbia Nashville Signs Steven Lee Olsen
MusicRow | 12 hours ago | 738 points
The Canada native is currently working on his debut album for the label. Olsen has penned songs [...]

Master P’s Wife Wants $67 Million In Divorce | 16 hours ago | 688 points

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