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  • Jamie Foxx Set to Star as Mike Tyson in Upcoming Biopic

    Jamie Foxx Set to Star as Mike Tyson in Upcoming Biopic | ARTICLE

    Jamie Foxx will likely weigh in as Mike Tyson in an upcoming biopic about the legendary, notorious boxer, Variety reports. The as-yet-untitled film is being written by Terence Winter, who penned The Wolf...

    July 31, 2014 4:45 PM ET
  • Radiohead's Philip Selway Weird, New Video

    Radiohead's Philip Selway Weird, New Video | VIDEO

    Radiohead drummer Philip Selway will release his second solo album, Weatherhouse  on October 7th via Bella Union, and now he's shared the enchanting, haunting clip for album cut "Coming Up for Air." Philip Selway...

    July 31, 2014 3:30 PM ET
  • Chance the Rapper Covers 'Arthur' Theme Song With Wyclef Jean

    Chance the Rapper Covers 'Arthur' Theme Song With Wyclef Jean | ARTICLE

    Nineties nostalgia has hit a new high mark: Rising MC Chance the Rapper, known for his penchant for the absurd, has released a boisterous, ebullient cover of the theme song to the PBS children's show, Arthur.

    July 31, 2014 2:45 PM ET
  • Katy Perry's Wild 'This Is How We Do' Vid

    Katy Perry's Wild 'This Is How We Do' Vid | VIDEO

    Katy Perry enters a hyper-stylized, pastel-soaked pleasure dome in the wild new clip for "This Is How We Do," the latest from the pop star's 2013 LP, Prism. The clip opens with a old man...

    July 31, 2014 1:45 PM ET
  • Arcade Fire Covers CCR's 'Hey Tonight'

    Arcade Fire Covers CCR's 'Hey Tonight' | VIDEO

    Arcade Fire have added yet another cover to their growing repertoire, busting out Creedence Clearwater Revival's "Hey Tonight" during their Wednesday night show at the Shoreline Amphitheatre in Mountain View, California. Via

    July 31, 2014 12:05 PM ET
  • Lorde to Curate, Release New Single for New 'Hunger Games' Soundtrack

    Lorde to Curate, Release New Single for New 'Hunger Games' Soundtrack | ARTICLE

    Lorde will curate and release the lead single for the upcoming soundtrack to The Hunger Games: Mockingjay — Part 1, which opens in theaters on November 21st. The soundtrack is also scheduled for release this fall, via...

    July 31, 2014 11:15 AM ET
  • Colbert Won't Break Character for Franco

    Colbert Won't Break Character for Franco | VIDEO

    It was a battle of character actors on The Colbert Report Wednesday night when James Franco tried to get host Stephen Colbert to slip out of his beloved flag-waving, gut-following alter ego by asking the host about...

    July 31, 2014 10:30 AM ET
  • Jarvis Cocker to Judge Pulp Karaoke Contest in New York City

    Jarvis Cocker to Judge Pulp Karaoke Contest in New York City | ARTICLE

    Jarvis Cocker will be on hand to help judge a Pulp karaoke contest in New York City following a special screening of Florian Habicht's new documentary about the Britpop outfit, Pulp: A Film About Life,...

    July 31, 2014 9:40 AM ET
  • Oasis Detail Upcoming '(What's the Story) Morning Glory?' Reissue

    Oasis Detail Upcoming '(What's the Story) Morning Glory?' Reissue | ARTICLE

    Oasis will continue their Chasing the Sun reissue campaign with the re-release of their 1995 smash (What's the Story) Morning Glory?, scheduled for release on September 30th via Big Brother Recordings. Find...

    July 29, 2014 5:05 PM ET
  • Michelle Shocked Releases Silent Album, Names Songs After Music Execs

    Michelle Shocked Releases Silent Album, Names Songs After Music Execs | ARTICLE

    Folk provocateur Michelle Shocked is getting into the silent album business, releasing an LP called Inaudible Woman comprising 11 tracks that boast no music and are mostly named for executives in the digital music world,

    July 29, 2014 4:35 PM ET
  • Samuel L. Jackson 'Motherfu--er' Supercut

    Samuel L. Jackson 'Motherfu--er' Supercut | VIDEO

    File this under "inevitable Internet gold": Huffington Post's Ben Craw and Oliver Noble have put together an impressive, mind-boggling supercut of every time Samuel L. Jackson has said "motherfucker" in a movie. That's exactly 171...

    July 29, 2014 4:05 PM ET
  • Weird Al's Album Covers Get Illustrated

    Weird Al's Album Covers Get Illustrated | VIDEO

    "Weird Al" Yankovic's viral video extravaganza may be over, but that doesn't mean the celebration behind his first number one album, Mandatory Fun has to end. In honor of pop's top...

    July 29, 2014 2:25 PM ET
  • Jesus Christ Sue-perstar: Lawsuits Launched Over Cancelled Musical

    Jesus Christ Sue-perstar: Lawsuits Launched Over Cancelled Musical | ARTICLE

    The cancellation of what would've been a truly bizarre production of Andrew Lloyd Webber and Tim Rice's Jesus Christ Superstar is now the subject of a lawsuit between the Really Useful Group — Webber's production...

    July 29, 2014 1:15 PM ET
  • Stephen Colbert Talks 'Lord of the Rings'

    Stephen Colbert Talks 'Lord of the Rings' | VIDEO

    Stephen Colbert delivered a hilarious, heartwarming speech about his relationship with J.R.R. Tolkien's masterworks of Middle-earth and Peter Jackson's film adaptations of the Lord of the Rings trilogy and The Hobbit at Comic-Con...

    July 29, 2014 12:05 PM ET
  • Muse's Matt Bellamy Promises to 'Get Heavy' on New Album

    Muse's Matt Bellamy Promises to 'Get Heavy' on New Album | ARTICLE

    Muse frontman Matt Bellamy teased the band's in-the-works new album during a brief, impromptu Twitter Q&A last week, offering this encouraging nugget of information to fans: "It's gonna get heavy."

    July 29, 2014 11:00 AM ET
  • Beck Hits 'Heart Is a Drum' on 'Colbert'

    Beck Hits 'Heart Is a Drum' on 'Colbert' | VIDEO

    Beck stopped by The Colbert Report on Monday night to chat briefly with host Stephen Colbert and play two songs: One from his new album Morning Phase, and the other off his 2012...

    July 29, 2014 10:25 AM ET
  • Tina Fey and Rachel Dratch's Improv Show

    Tina Fey and Rachel Dratch's Improv Show | VIDEO

    Back in 1999 two upstart comedians, Rachel Dratch and Tina Fey, "accidentally" booked the same stage at Chicago's legendary Second City. So they decided to share the spotlight, performing their shows simultaneously: Dratch delivered a one-woman play...

    July 24, 2014 3:36 PM ET
  • The Inevitable, Unfortunate Porn Parody of 'Weird Al''s 'UHF' Arrives

    The Inevitable, Unfortunate Porn Parody of 'Weird Al''s 'UHF' Arrives | ARTICLE

    Thirty years into his career, "Weird Al" Yankovic has finally received two of the biggest honors a proprietor of pop parody can receive: His first ever number one record, and a parody of his own...

    July 24, 2014 1:44 PM ET
  • Elvis Presley's Guitar, Library Card for Sale at Graceland Auction

    Elvis Presley's Guitar, Library Card for Sale at Graceland Auction | ARTICLE

    Elvis Presley's Martin D-28 guitar, 1976 Cadillac Seville and a personal copy of the original script for his first movie Love Me Tender are among a slew of items up for auction at the first 

    July 24, 2014 1:20 PM ET
  • Stevie Nicks Details Release Plan for New Solo Album '24 Karat Gold'

    Stevie Nicks Details Release Plan for New Solo Album '24 Karat Gold' | ARTICLE

    Stevie Nicks may have spent much of 2013 touring with Fleetwood Mac and celebrating the 35th anniversary of the group's landmark LP Rumours, but the frontwoman still found time...

    July 24, 2014 12:00 PM ET
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