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  • Pixies Praise Witchery on 'EP-2'

    Pixies Praise Witchery on 'EP-2' | ARTICLE

    Four months after the release of their comeback release, EP-1, indie rockers Pixies posted a similarly titled shortie release, EP-2, for sale on their website this morning. Like its predecessor, the EP is available...

    January 3, 2014 11:05 AM ET
  • Mac Miller Has 'Four Albums Done'

    Mac Miller Has 'Four Albums Done' | ARTICLE

    Although it's not quite as ambitious as the 101-song mixtape Lil B released on Christmas, rapper Mac Miller says he intends to release multiple albums in 2014. In a recent interview with MTV, the...

    January 2, 2014 5:35 PM ET
  • 10 Fascinating Facts From the Man With Two Penises AMA

    10 Fascinating Facts From the Man With Two Penises AMA | ARTICLE

    We're only two days into 2014 and already a viable candidate for Most Fascinating Person of 2014 is "The Guy With Two Penises," who has become a Reddit sensation over the last 24-hours. Last night, he

    January 2, 2014 3:55 PM ET
  • Vampire Weekend 'Step' to Danny Brown for Remix

    Vampire Weekend 'Step' to Danny Brown for Remix | ARTICLE

    Vampire Weekend released a "Wintertime Remix" of the Modern Vampires of the City track "Step" – which features rapping by Danny Brown, Heems and Despot – via a tweet on New Year's Eve. The original...

    January 2, 2014 1:35 PM ET
  • The Eagles' 'Hotel California' Made Into 'World's Largest Vinyl'

    The Eagles' 'Hotel California' Made Into 'World's Largest Vinyl' | ARTICLE

    The marketing and promotion company Pop2Life has created what they're calling the "world's largest record," a recreation of the Eagles' 16-times platinum 1977 album Hotel California, to accompany the reopening of the Los Angeles venue...

    January 2, 2014 12:40 PM ET
  • Suspect Arrested in Doe B Murder Case

    Suspect Arrested in Doe B Murder Case | ARTICLE

    Police in Montgomery, Alabama have arrested a suspect in the killing of rapper Doe B. Jason Quay McWilliams, 25, turned himself in to authorities on Monday, as Billboard reports, and is being held on...

    January 2, 2014 10:45 AM ET
  • Benjamin Curtis of School of Seven Bells, Secret Machines Dead at 35

    Benjamin Curtis of School of Seven Bells, Secret Machines Dead at 35 | ARTICLE

    Benjamin Curtis, the former Secret Machines guitarist and Tripping Daisy drummer who most recently made up half of the dream-pop duo School of Seven Bells, died at age 35 last night in New York City. He had...

    December 30, 2013 7:30 PM ET
  • Beyonce Responds to NASA Astronauts Angry Over Challenger Sample

    Beyonce Responds to NASA Astronauts Angry Over Challenger Sample | ARTICLE

    Beyoncé has responded to complaints from a NASA employee and a widow of astronaut who died in the 1986 space shuttle Challenger explosion about her use of a sample from that fated mission in the...

    December 30, 2013 4:45 PM ET
  • U2 Pick Up Sonny Bono Visionary Award for 'Mandela' Track

    U2 Pick Up Sonny Bono Visionary Award for 'Mandela' Track | ARTICLE

    U2 will engage in some Bono-on-Bono action this weekend when all four members accept the Sonny Bono Visionary Award at the Palm Springs International Film Festival on Saturday. Previous recipients include filmmakers Quentin Tarantino, Baz Luhrman, M. Night...

    December 30, 2013 2:50 PM ET
  • Kanye West and Kim Kardashian Are America's Least Desirable Neighbors

    Kanye West and Kim Kardashian Are America's Least Desirable Neighbors | ARTICLE

    Americans would rather live next to the cast of Here Comes Honey Boo Boo than Kanye West and Kim Kardashian, according to a survey by real-estate blog Zillow. On the site's annual Celebrity Neighbor...

    December 27, 2013 5:35 PM ET
  • Talking Heads Instrumental Resurfaces After Nearly 40 Years

    Talking Heads Instrumental Resurfaces After Nearly 40 Years | ARTICLE

    At a 1976 CBGB gig opening for Television, Talking Heads played an instrumental that had been lost to the history books until just recently. This week, the fan site Talking-Heads.net posted the song, which...

    December 27, 2013 4:20 PM ET
  • Google Downgrades Rap Genius Links From Lyric Searches

    Google Downgrades Rap Genius Links From Lyric Searches | ARTICLE

    Google has removed Rap Genius results from the top of lyrics searches upon learning that the controversial website had been employing manipulative search-engine optimization. The Los Angeles Times reports that people who search for...

    December 27, 2013 2:40 PM ET
  • Google Gives Away 'Yeezus' and Other Top Albums of 2013

    Google Gives Away 'Yeezus' and Other Top Albums of 2013 | ARTICLE

    Google's music site Google Play is offering up free downloads of some of the best albums of 2013. The service posted Kanye West's Yeezus, which Rolling Stone ranked as the Number Two...

    December 27, 2013 1:05 PM ET
  • '12 Years a Slave' Italian Distributor Scraps 'Racist' Brad Pitt Ads

    '12 Years a Slave' Italian Distributor Scraps 'Racist' Brad Pitt Ads | ARTICLE

    The Italian distributor of 12 Years a Slave recalled and apologized for posters that focused on Brad Pitt and Michael Fassbender – as opposed to the movie's star, Chiwetel Ejiofor – last week. "All inappropriate materials...

    December 27, 2013 11:40 AM ET
  • Britney Spears' Dad Wins Duct Tape Jackpot

    Britney Spears' Dad Wins Duct Tape Jackpot | ARTICLE

    Although Britney Spears and E! likely devised the pop star's latest documentary, I Am Britney Jean, as a promotional vehicle for her latest record, it ended up also heavily hawking another item: duct tape. Now...

    December 27, 2013 10:30 AM ET
  • Lil B Posts Massive 101-Song Mixtape

    Lil B Posts Massive 101-Song Mixtape | ARTICLE

    Beyoncé may have been the first artist to release a surprise album this month, but now prolific rapper Lil B has joined her by putting out his own spur-of-the-moment "six-disc" mixtape. On Christmas Eve, the Pack member posted 

    December 26, 2013 8:50 PM ET
  • 'Game of Thrones,' 'Breaking Bad' Among the Most Pirated Shows of 2013

    'Game of Thrones,' 'Breaking Bad' Among the Most Pirated Shows of 2013 | ARTICLE

    Game of Thrones, Breaking Bad and The Walking Dead are the three most illegally downloaded TV programs of 2013, according to TorrentFreak. It's the second year in a row that Game of...

    December 26, 2013 2:50 PM ET
  • Iron Maiden Using BitTorrent Analytics to Plot Tours

    Iron Maiden Using BitTorrent Analytics to Plot Tours | ARTICLE

    Update, 7:30 p.m.: Andrew Teacher, Musicmetric's head of PR, says that the CiteWorld story referenced below is "sadly not substantiated." Furthermore, Teacher said that CiteWorld had intended to write a follow-up article to one published in The Guardian,...

    December 26, 2013 12:45 PM ET
  • 'The Wire' Creator Penning Musical Based on the Pogues' Music - Report

    'The Wire' Creator Penning Musical Based on the Pogues' Music - Report | ARTICLE

    David Simon, creator of the TV series The Wire and Treme, has reportedly finished the first draft of a musical based on the music of British-bred Irish rockers the Pogues. He has been working on the...

    December 26, 2013 11:10 AM ET
  • 'Glee' Creator Reveals Original Series Finale With Cory Monteith

    'Glee' Creator Reveals Original Series Finale With Cory Monteith | ARTICLE

    Glee creator Ryan Murphy revealed the original finale for the series in a eulogy he delivered for actor Cory Monteith, which Entertainment Weekly has just now published. Monteith, who died of a drug...

    December 24, 2013 10:35 AM ET
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