- Flatbush Zombies gave a raucous, colorful performance of songs "Bounce" and "Trade-Off" on Jimmy Kimmel Live! Thursday. The Brooklyn hip-hop group released their debut album 3001: A Laced Odyssey in March. ForThis article originally appeared on www.rollingstone.com: Watch Flatbush Zombies Mosh With Fans on 'Kimmel'
- Songs that are typically associated with Halloween like "Monster Mash" or Michael Jackson's "Thriller" tend have a party-starting effect, but there are many more haunting and chilling alternative across musical genres that can drum up some actual fear for the holiday. Rap songs like Eminem's vicious "Kim" or Suicide's hellish new wave classicThis article originally appeared on www.rollingstone.com: Weekend Rock Question: What Is the Scariest Song of All Time?
- Madonna's spectacular Rebel Heart Tour will be the focus of an upcoming concert film debuting on Showtime. Nearly nine months after the trek concluded, Madonna: Rebel Heart Tour premieresThis article originally appeared on www.rollingstone.com: Madonna's Rebel Heart Tour Concert Film Heads to Showtime
- Rebecca Gomez, known as Becky G, is voting with her Mexican heritage in mind this November, she says in Vevo's latest installment of "Why I Vote." The emerging pop star and former Empire actress is a second-generation AmericanThis article originally appeared on www.rollingstone.com: Watch Becky G Reveal Struggles of Her Mexican-American Family
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- Finn Wolfhard, who plays Mike Wheeler on the Netflix smash Stranger Things, continues to demonstrate his well-rounded taste in rock music. Two months after sharing an unplugged electric guitar cover of Nirvana'sThis article originally appeared on www.rollingstone.com: Hear 'Stranger Things' Star Sing Mac DeMarco's 'Salad Days'
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- The Flaming Lips released a psychedelic new video for first single "The Castle," from their forthcoming LP Oczy Mlody. It marks the first new music from the Lips since linking up with Miley Cyrus for her Dead Petz project. The album's final track, "We a Famly,"This article originally appeared on www.rollingstone.com: Hear Flaming Lips' Trippy 'The Castle' From New LP 'Oczy Mlody'
- Oasis' Liam Gallagher delivers a stunning vocal take of"Champagne Supernova" in a vintage studio clip from upcoming band documentary Oasis: Supersonic. Owen Morris, who co-producedThis article originally appeared on www.rollingstone.com: Watch Oasis' 'Brilliant' 'Champagne Supernova' Take in New Doc Clip
- Lady Gaga shared poignant stories that inspired her new LP, Joanne, during an intimate performance Thursday at New York City's The Bitter End. The show was part of her ongoing This article originally appeared on www.rollingstone.com: Watch Lady Gaga's Full, Intimate 'Dive Bar Tour' NYC Show
- This article originally appeared on www.rollingstone.com: Review: Lady Gaga's Soft-Rock Turn 'Joanne' Is Her Best in Years
- "Weird Al" Yankovic teamed with Songify to relive the insult-laden third presidential election in the key of Bb minor for "Bad Hombres, Nasty Women." NamedThis article originally appeared on www.rollingstone.com: See 'Weird Al' Yankovic's Hilarious Debate Parody 'Bad Hombres, Nasty Women'
- Earlier this month, Lil Wayne debuted his vivid, harsh journals from his time in prison titled Gone 'Til November: A Journal of Rikers Island. The deeply personal collection follows the eight months he spent in the New York prison in 2010, and below is a pair of exclusive excerpts from the collection.In a passage titled "Harshness," Wayne recountsThis article originally appeared on www.rollingstone.com: Lil Wayne Mulls Suicide in Harrowing Prison Journal Excerpt
- British producer Alex da Kid corralled an A-list team of musicians – Wiz Khalifa, X Ambassadors and Elle King – to perform on his bittersweet first single, "Not Easy."This article originally appeared on www.rollingstone.com: Alex da Kid Taps Wiz Khalifa, X Ambassadors, Elle King for Debut Single
- Cher joined James Corden Thursday to perform "I Got You, Bae," a modernized version of Sonny & Cher's 1965 hit "I Got You Babe," on The Late Late Show. "I'm going to do one of my favorite songsThis article originally appeared on www.rollingstone.com: Watch Cher, James Corden Sing About Tinder on 'I Got You Bae'
- The current blissful era of Phish began in 2009, five years after a rough breakup, when the band members convened a series of meetings to play music and discuss how they'd move forward. The terms of their reunion were laid out: They would play no more than 50 shows a year, leaving enough time for solo projects and family. OnlyThis article originally appeared on www.rollingstone.com: Phish's New Harmony: How America's Greatest Jam Band Learned to Get Along
- Prince's estate has revealed its first posthumous release since the music legend's death in April: a 40-track greatest hits collection titled Prince 4Ever and a deluxe reissue of Purple Rain. Both albums will include This article originally appeared on www.rollingstone.com: Unreleased Prince Songs Prepped for Greatest Hits, 'Purple Rain' Reissue
- Malay Mail Online
'Prince 4Ever': Pop legend's music to be released posthumously
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- D.R.A.M. and Erykah Badu offer commitment-free flirtations for a hyper-connected world on D.R.A.M.'s sultry new song "WiFi." D.R.A.M. launches the seduction on the duet, singing over the funk-tipped instrumentals, "Is there a signalThis article originally appeared on www.rollingstone.com: Hear D.R.A.M.'s Sultry New Song 'WiFi' Featuring Erykah Badu
- Entertainment Tonight
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- Chance the Rapper has unveiled his new video for "How Great," which hails from his excellent Coloring Book mixtape-LP. The gospel-tipped tune features the rapper's cousin Nicole, JayThis article originally appeared on www.rollingstone.com: Watch Chance the Rapper's New iPhone-Filmed 'How Great' Video
- Punk stalwart Ian MacKaye praised Bad Brains after the seminal Washington D.C. outfit was nominated to the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame's Class of 2017. "I don't know who theThis article originally appeared on www.rollingstone.com: Ian MacKaye Praises Bad Brains After Rock Hall Nomination
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- Trent Reznor and Atticus Ross are working on new Nine Inch Nails material, they said in an interview with Zane Lowe on Beats 1 radio. The pair were in the studio to premiere music from the score of LeonardoThis article originally appeared on www.rollingstone.com: Trent Reznor, Atticus Ross Working on New Nine Inch Nails Music
- Blink-182 recreate their iconic "What's My Age Again?" video for their new video "She's Out of Her Mind." The clip is part of Spotify's new Flash Frame series which will celebrate various musicians' careers.Instead of the band running naked through the streetsThis article originally appeared on www.rollingstone.com: Watch Blink-182 Recreate 'Age' Video in 'She's Out of Her Mind' Clip
- In the summer of 1973, Led Zeppelin were winding down the biggest tour of their career, a cross-country debauch-a-thon. By July, when they arrived at New York's Madison Square Garden, the band was drained and eager to get home. To make things worse, their Manhattan hotel was robbed.This article originally appeared on www.rollingstone.com: How Led Zeppelin's 'The Song Remains the Same' Captured Band's Wild Peak
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- Bob Dylan's new box set The 1966 Live Recordings isn't hitting shelves until November 11th, but his team is already thinking about their next archival release. For the thirteenth chapter of the Bootleg Series, the musician is strongly leaning toward a box set devoted to his gospel period, which ran from 1979 toThis article originally appeared on www.rollingstone.com: Bob Dylan Plotting Gospel Years Bootleg Series
- When Lamb of God recorded last year's VII: Sturm und Drang, they held onto a song they felt was special enough to stand on its own: "The Duke." The track, which finds frontman This article originally appeared on www.rollingstone.com: Hear Lamb of God Honor Late Fan on Moving New Song 'The Duke'
- Ask Bernie Taupin about writing "Your Song" and he'll tell you about eating scrambled eggs and sipping coffee at Elton John's parents house as he scribbled down the lyrics. Ask him about "Tiny Dancer" and he'll talk about drawing inspiration from his first wife, Maxine Feibelman. Ask himThis article originally appeared on www.rollingstone.com: Flashback: Elton John Declares 'I Am Your Robot'
- Frank Ocean attended one of President Barack Obama's final White House state dinners Wednesday evening with his mother. It was a rare appearance for the elusive R&B singer, who spent years out of the public eye working on his recent album This article originally appeared on www.rollingstone.com: Watch Frank Ocean Hint at Hillary Clinton Re-Election in 2020
- On November 1st, Zayn Malik will tell all with his autobiography Zayn. In the book, which will feature personal photos and illustrations, the former One Direction member charts his childhood in Bradford, England to his quick rise as part of the globalThis article originally appeared on www.rollingstone.com: Zayn Malik Reveals How Dad Inspired Song 'Flower' in Book Excerpt
- "On the second LP, you can really hear the group identity coming together," Jimmy Page recalled years after its release. While Zeppelin recorded their first album in three weeks after a single, two-week Scandinavian tour, Led Zeppelin II was cut over six months on tour in London, New York, Vancouver and Los Angeles, with the band carrying the master tapes along This article originally appeared on www.rollingstone.com: 'Led Zeppelin II': How Band Came Into Its Own on Raunchy 1969 Classic
- Belgium's Oathbreaker have been making expansive, forward-thinking hardcore since their formation in 2008, but their latest full-length, Rheia, released last month via Deathwish Inc., is easily their most complete offering, a dynamic mix of ethereal shoegaze, vicious black metal–tinged hardcore and vulnerable, introspective lyrics courtesy of frontwoman CaroThis article originally appeared on www.rollingstone.com: See Hardcore Band Oathbreaker's Orgiastic 'Immortals' Video
- The Cinematic Orchestra strip back on the stark, vulnerable "To Believe," a collaboration with vocalist Moses Sumney. The ghostly acoustic ballad, built on delicate fingerpicking and simmering orchestrations, previews their as-yet-untitled fourth studio album, the group's first since 2007.Sumney showcases his dynamic vocal range on the slow-building track –This article originally appeared on www.rollingstone.com: Hear Cinematic Orchestra's Ghostly New Song 'To Believe'
- Kanye West said "there will never be a Watch the Throne 2" because of "Tidal/Apple bullshit" during his concert at Seattle's KeyArena Wednesday.As This article originally appeared on www.rollingstone.com: Kanye Blasts 'Tidal/Apple Bulls--t' for Lack of 'Watch the Throne 2'
- When the cast of David Bowie's off-Broadway musical Lazarus convened at New York's Avatar Studios in the early morning hours of January 11th, they were all in a state of absolute shock. Some learned late the previous night that Bowie had died after a long battle with cancer, while others got the news justThis article originally appeared on www.rollingstone.com: David Bowie's Parting Gift: Inside New 'Lazarus' Soundtrack
- ABC News
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- The Detroit News
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- Dave Abbruzzese, Pearl Jam's drummer on the band's LPs Vs. and Vitalogy, called upon his former bandmates to "do the right thing" and lobby the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame to add him to their list of potential inductees.WhenThis article originally appeared on www.rollingstone.com: Former Pearl Jam Drummer Dave Abbruzzese Asks Band to Rectify Rock Hall Snub
- Bobby Shmurda was sentenced to seven years in prison on Wednesday, despite the rapper's attempts to persuade a judge to overturn his previously arranged plea deal. "I want to withdraw my plea," Shmurda said during his sentencing in a Manhattan courtroom, according to This article originally appeared on www.rollingstone.com: Bobby Shmurda Sentenced to Seven Years in Prison
- Phil Chess, who co-founded the legendary label Chess Records with his brother Leonard and helped make Chicago the epicenter of the blues, died Wednesday at his home in Tucson, Arizona. He was 95.Chess' nephew Craig Glicken confirmed his uncle's death to the ChicagoThis article originally appeared on www.rollingstone.com: Phil Chess, Pioneering Blues and Rock Exec, Dead at 95
- Eminem disses Donald Trump and his supporters, references everyone from Trayvon Martin to Colin Kaepernick to David Hasselhoff and unleashes a dizzying assault of rhythmic gymnastics with "Campaign Speech," a nearly eight-minute new track posted online Wednesday. "Don't worry I'm working on an album!"This article originally appeared on www.rollingstone.com: Hear Eminem Blast Donald Trump Supporters on New LP Tease 'Campaign Speech'
- The eerie "Killing a Little Time," one of David Bowie's final trio of studio recordings, is available to stream. Exploring a sonic path similar to his final LP, 2015's Blackstar, "Killing"This article originally appeared on www.rollingstone.com: Hear One of David Bowie's Final Recordings 'Killing a Little Time'
- Nirvana bassist Krist Novoselic, who has become more politically active over the past few years, visited Maine on Monday to lobby on behalf of a bill that would expand ranked-choice voting to the state. Novoselic, who This article originally appeared on www.rollingstone.com: Watch Krist Novoselic Rail Against 'Broken Congress'
- Val Kilmer stars in Oneohtrix Point Never's haunting "Animals" video. Director Rick Aversion pans his camera over to the actor, who sits on the edge of a bed wearing a red Nike track suit. His head bobs as he slips into sleep, his reverie interrupted by pulsating strobe effects.Alverson directed and edited the clip based on a story co-written with Oneohtrix PointThis article originally appeared on www.rollingstone.com: Watch Val Kilmer Space Out in New Oneohtrix Point Never Video
- On Black Friday, Alice Cooper will release a special seven-inch single containing two songs he sang last year with the surviving members of the original Alice Cooper band. Cooper joined bassist Dennis Dunaway, guitarist Michael Bruce and Neal Smith last year at Dallas music store Good Records where the bassist was promotingThis article originally appeared on www.rollingstone.com: See Original Alice Cooper Band Perform Heavy 'I'm Eighteen'
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