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  • Body Language Channel Garage Rock in 'Well Absolutely' (Dubka Remix)

    Body Language Channel Garage Rock in 'Well Absolutely' (Dubka Remix) | ARTICLE

    Brooklyn alt-pop quartet Body Language specialize in danceable, disco-fied hooks and just released their second LP, Grammar, on Lavish Habits and Om Records. Now you can take an exclusive listen to a remix of the album cut...

    September 19, 2013 9:00 AM ET
  • Madonna Is Spilling a 'Secret' With New Short Film

    Madonna Is Spilling a 'Secret' With New Short Film | ARTICLE

    Madonna's spilling a secret: after hinting yesterday about a "secret project," the singer today said she will release her new 17-minute film secretprojectrevolution as a free download through Bittorrent on September 24th at...

    September 17, 2013 2:05 PM ET
  • Ben Affleck Shrugs Off Batman Backlash

    Ben Affleck Shrugs Off Batman Backlash | VIDEO

    Ben Affleck stepped to the haters on Late Night with Jimmy Fallon, addressing the backlash to the news that he would play Batman in the 2015 sequel to this summer's Superman reboot, Man of Steel....

    September 17, 2013 1:35 PM ET
  • Listen to Kings of Leon's 'Mechanical Bull'

    Listen to Kings of Leon's 'Mechanical Bull' | ARTICLE

    Kings of Leon's new album Mechanical Bull is streaming in its entirety on iTunes, a week before its official September 24th release. The LP is the band's first since 2010's Come Around Sundown and...

    September 17, 2013 12:15 PM ET
  • Britney Spears Shacks Up in Sin City for 50-Show Run

    Britney Spears Shacks Up in Sin City for 50-Show Run | ARTICLE

    Britney Spears will shack up at Planet Hollywood in Las Vegas for a residency that will feature 50 concerts over a two-year period. Spears announced the residency, "Britney: Piece of Me," today on Good...

    September 17, 2013 11:10 AM ET
  • Deer Tick Lament the Road in 'Trash' - Song Premiere

    Deer Tick Lament the Road in 'Trash' - Song Premiere | ARTICLE

    Rhode Island rockers Deer Tick are prepping the release of their next album, Negativity, out September 24th on Partisan Records. (You can pre-order it on iTunes now.) One of the record's focuses is the taxing...

    September 16, 2013 9:00 AM ET
  • Premiere: Ben Shepherd Plays 'Collide'

    Premiere: Ben Shepherd Plays 'Collide' | VIDEO

    Soundgarden bassist Ben Shepherd released his debut solo LP In Deep Owl under the monicker HBS last month. The project began in 2009 partly as a "where is he now" note to the world, and also...

    September 13, 2013 2:25 PM ET
  • 'World War Z' Clip Goes Behind the Scenes

    'World War Z' Clip Goes Behind the Scenes | VIDEO

    One of this summer's biggest blockbusters, World War Z is coming to Blu-ray and DVD on September 17th. The film stars Brad Pitt as Gerry Lane, a former United Nations investigator trying to stop a pandemic...

    September 13, 2013 2:05 PM ET
  • San Fermin Disconnect on 'Oh Darling'

    San Fermin Disconnect on 'Oh Darling' | VIDEO

    San Fermin, the chamber pop project of Brooklyn musician Ellis Ludwig-Leone, will release their debut self-titled record on September 17th via Downtown Records (you can pre-order the LP now). Inspired by Ernest Hemingway's The Sun...

    September 13, 2013 1:50 PM ET
  • Dave Matthews Sings with Grover

    Dave Matthews Sings with Grover | VIDEO

    The letter of the day is "A," as in "Awwwww": Dave Matthews stopped by Sesame Street recently where he and Grover shared a song about feelings. The clip opens with a despondent Matthews sitting on a...

    September 13, 2013 12:50 PM ET
  • Morrissey Pulls Autobiography Three Days Before Publication

    Morrissey Pulls Autobiography Three Days Before Publication | ARTICLE

    Morrissey has called off the publication of his upcoming autobiography, which was set to hit shelves in just three days, the BBC reports. A note on the singer's fan site True to You...

    September 13, 2013 12:35 PM ET
  • Premiere: Wild Belle, 'Another Girl'

    Premiere: Wild Belle, 'Another Girl' | VIDEO

    Wild Belle, the brother-sister rock duo of Elliot and Natalie Bergman, head off to some gorgeous, out-of-the-way locations for the video for "Another Girl," a song from their debut LP Isles. Directed by their brother, Bennet Wade...

    September 13, 2013 11:25 AM ET
  • Electric Zoo Deaths Confirmed as Drug Overdoses

    Electric Zoo Deaths Confirmed as Drug Overdoses | ARTICLE

    The deaths of two concert-goers at this year's Electric Zoo Festival were the result of drug overdoses, the New York City medical examiner's office has ruled. Olivia Rotondo, 20, and Jeffrey Russ, 23, died August 31st from...

    September 13, 2013 10:30 AM ET
  • Russian Circles Brood on Meditative 'Memorial' – Song Premiere

    Russian Circles Brood on Meditative 'Memorial' – Song Premiere | ARTICLE

    Chicago three-piece Russian Circles, known for their massive instrumental rock concoctions, are set to release their fifth LP, Memorial, on October 29th on Sargent House. Bassist Brian Cook calls the record "straightforward, intense, heavy," adding, "We subconsciously...

    September 13, 2013 7:30 AM ET
  • J.J. Abrams Will Not Direct the Next 'Star Trek' Movie

    J.J. Abrams Will Not Direct the Next 'Star Trek' Movie | ARTICLE

    J.J. Abrams will not direct the next movie in the Star Trek series, though he plans to stay involved in the franchise. "It’s a little bittersweet," Abrams told Collider. "But I will say that I’m...

    September 12, 2013 5:15 PM ET
  • Billy Joel, Carlos Santana to Receive Kennedy Center Honors

    Billy Joel, Carlos Santana to Receive Kennedy Center Honors | ARTICLE

    Billy Joel, Carlos Santana and Herbie Hancock are among the recipients of this year's Kennedy Center Honors, along with actress Shirley MacLaine and opera star Martina Arroyo, The Associated Press reports. This year's recipients...

    September 12, 2013 4:25 PM ET
  • J.K. Rowling Writing a 'Harry Potter' Spinoff Film

    J.K. Rowling Writing a 'Harry Potter' Spinoff Film | ARTICLE

    J.K. Rowling will be taking her talents to the big screen: The author will write her first-ever script for the upcoming movie Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them, the first in a new series of Harry Potter...

    September 12, 2013 2:35 PM ET
  • Beatles' New BBC Collection Details Emerge

    Beatles' New BBC Collection Details Emerge | ARTICLE

    More details about a new collection of the Beatles' BBC sessions have emerged, with the The New York Times reporting that On Air – Live at the BBC Volume 2 will be released on November...

    September 12, 2013 2:20 PM ET
  • Kanye West, Miley Cyrus Teamed on 'Black Skinhead' Remix

    Kanye West, Miley Cyrus Teamed on 'Black Skinhead' Remix | ARTICLE

    The rumors are true: Kanye West has tapped Miley Cyrus for the official remix of Yeezus track "Black Skinhead," producer Mike Will Made It told MTV. The super producer, real name Mike Williams, who's behind...

    September 12, 2013 11:35 AM ET
  • Linkin Park and Steve Aoki Team Up for 'A Light That Never Comes'

    Linkin Park and Steve Aoki Team Up for 'A Light That Never Comes' | ARTICLE

    Linkin Park and Steve Aoki are finally making their debut collaborative single, "A Light That Never Comes," available today, though to hear the cut you'll have to unlock it by playing the accompanying free 3D...

    September 12, 2013 10:49 AM ET
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