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  • AFI's Davey Havok Talks Maximalist New Album

    AFI's Davey Havok Talks Maximalist New Album | ARTICLE

    Just glancing at a few of AFI's album titles (Black Sails in the Sunset, The Art of Drowning

    July 23, 2013 8:00 AM ET
  • Wu Tang Clan's U-God: Kanye Should 'Come Back to Earth'

    Wu Tang Clan's U-God: Kanye Should 'Come Back to Earth' | ARTICLE

    Wu-Tang Clan member U-God has some blunt words for his hip-hop peers, especially the dynamic duo of Kanye West and Jay Z. Random Notes: Hottest Rock Pictures "Tell him there's no sound in space," he...

    July 22, 2013 3:35 PM ET
  • The Dismemberment Plan Open Up on New Album 'Uncanney Valley'

    The Dismemberment Plan Open Up on New Album 'Uncanney Valley' | ARTICLE

    The Dismemberment Plan exploded through the mid-Nineties indie-rock scene with all the subtlety of a battering ram. Their style was bold, silly, slightly schizophrenic – built on...

    July 22, 2013 8:00 AM ET
  • Listen: Vampire Weekend's Hilarious Cover of Robin Thicke's 'Blurred Lines'

    Listen: Vampire Weekend's Hilarious Cover of Robin Thicke's 'Blurred Lines' | ARTICLE

    Though Robin Thicke's single "Blurred Lines" recently stirred up controversy with its racy music video, that hasn't diminished the song's massive popularity – or its appreciation from other musicians. First, psych-rockers Queens of the Stone...

    July 19, 2013 3:00 PM ET
  • Kings of Leon Release New Single, 'Supersoaker'

    Kings of Leon Release New Single, 'Supersoaker' | ARTICLE

    Kings of Leon have released "Supersoaker," the first single from their upcoming sixth LP, Mechanical Bull. The track is available today on iTunes, Amazon and other digital retailers. "Supersoaker" finds the band in soulful territory, with singer...

    July 17, 2013 3:25 PM ET
  • Justin Timberlake Song 'Shows How Far We Have to Go,' Says Take Back the Night Foundation

    Justin Timberlake Song 'Shows How Far We Have to Go,' Says Take Back the Night Foundation | ARTICLE

    Justin Timberlake surprised everyone by announcing a second volume of his smash album, The 20/20 Experience. But there's already a controversy surrounding the project: Last week, the pop star unveiled the album's new single,...

    July 15, 2013 7:25 PM ET
  • Dismemberment Plan Stream New Single, 'Waiting'

    Dismemberment Plan Stream New Single, 'Waiting' | ARTICLE

    On October 15th, acclaimed D.C. indie-rockers Dismemberment Plan will release Uncanney Valley, their first new album in 12 years. Now the band is celebrating the release of their new single, "Waiting," with some quirky audience participation: their...

    July 15, 2013 5:50 PM ET
  • Katy Perry Names New Perfume After Queen

    Katy Perry Names New Perfume After Queen | ARTICLE

    Katy Perry is a huge Queen fan, apparently: the pop singer has teamed with Coty Inc. for a new perfume brand called Killer Queen, named after the rock band's classic anthem from 1974. 50 Best...

    July 15, 2013 3:00 PM ET
  • The Smashing Pumpkins Announce Expansive Live Set 'Oceania: Live in NYC'

    The Smashing Pumpkins Announce Expansive Live Set 'Oceania: Live in NYC' | ARTICLE

    Alt-rock icons the Smashing Pumpkins have announced their new live package Oceania: Live in NYC, which will be released by Universal Music Enterprises on September 3rd. The set, which captures the band's acclaimed 2012 performance at...

    July 12, 2013 12:40 PM ET
  • Adam Lambert Set to Join 'Glee' Cast

    Adam Lambert Set to Join 'Glee' Cast | ARTICLE

    Theatrical pop-rocker Adam Lambert is joining the cast of Glee for Season Five. Showrunner Ryan Murphy tweeted the news yesterday, writing, "I am thrilled to announce that the super talented Adam Lambert is joining the...

    July 11, 2013 3:05 PM ET
  • Josh Homme: Arctic Monkeys Album Is a 'Sexy, After-Midnight Record'

    Josh Homme: Arctic Monkeys Album Is a 'Sexy, After-Midnight Record' | ARTICLE

    Josh Homme and Alex Turner have quite the musical friendship brewing. Turner, frontman for English indie-rock band Arctic Monkeys, contributed lyrics and vocals to Queens of the Stone Age's sixth album . . ....

    July 11, 2013 10:55 AM ET
  • Jay-Z Says Rappers Lie About Their Money, and He's Right

    Jay-Z Says Rappers Lie About Their Money, and He's Right | ARTICLE

    On "Versus," an interlude from Jay-Z's new album Magna Carta . . . Holy Grail, the rapper takes wealth-boasting to a new level, noting that other MCs are deceptive about how rich they truly are....

    July 10, 2013 5:55 PM ET
  • 'In Utero' To Get 20th Anniversary Reissue

    'In Utero' To Get 20th Anniversary Reissue | VIDEO

    Nirvana's In Utero is receiving a deluxe reissue in honor of the album's 20th anniversary. The set will arrive in September, but specifics are still scarce. The band's breakthrough classic, Nevermind, received a 20th anniversary...

    July 10, 2013 3:35 PM ET
  • M.I.A. Documentary Teaser Pulled by Roc Nation

    M.I.A. Documentary Teaser Pulled by Roc Nation | ARTICLE

    M.I.A.'s drama-filled year just got more complicated. A teaser video for a documentary that was set to accompany the rapper's upcoming fourth album, Matangi, was pulled by M.I.A.'s Roc Nation label, prompting the director to quit...

    July 8, 2013 5:00 PM ET
  • Pink Fan Arrested After 'Bomb' Tweet

    Pink Fan Arrested After 'Bomb' Tweet | ARTICLE

    Last night during Pink's concert at Melbourne, Australia's Rod Laver Arena, a teenage fan was arrested after tweeting about having a "bomb." "@Pink I'm ready with my Bomb," the 16-year-old Tweeted as the pop singer took...

    July 8, 2013 12:05 PM ET
  • Peter Gabriel Records New Song for Film 'Words With Gods'

    Peter Gabriel Records New Song for Film 'Words With Gods' | ARTICLE

    Peter Gabriel hasn't released a new album of original material in over a decade, but he's managed to keep busy with other projects. The art-rocker will contribute an original song and an original score to Words With...

    July 3, 2013 3:25 PM ET
  • Robin Thicke Debuts Racy Single 'Give It 2 U'

    Robin Thicke Debuts Racy Single 'Give It 2 U' | ARTICLE

    Yesterday, soul-pop chameleon Robin Thicke debuted his new single "Give it 2 U." It's the second single from his upcoming studio album Blurred Lines, which comes out July 30, and his second brush with controversy this year.

    July 3, 2013 11:50 AM ET
  • Moby to Return with Collaboration-Heavy New Album, 'Innocents'

    Moby to Return with Collaboration-Heavy New Album, 'Innocents' | ARTICLE

    For Moby's 11th studio album, Innocents, the reclusive electronic icon is opening up his musical world. For the first time in his career, Moby worked with a co-producer, Mark "Spike" Stent. The 12-track album also features...

    July 1, 2013 2:25 PM ET
  • Empire of the Sun Aim for American Pop Radio on Expansive New Album

    Empire of the Sun Aim for American Pop Radio on Expansive New Album | ARTICLE

    Everything about Empire of the Sun is larger than life: The band name, the futuristic stage personas, the Dune-inspired album art and – most importantly – 

    June 10, 2013 8:00 AM ET
  • Of Montreal's Kevin Barnes on Channeling the Summer of Love in New Album

    Of Montreal's Kevin Barnes on Channeling the Summer of Love in New Album | ARTICLE

    As the chief songwriter and creative force behind of Montreal, Kevin Barnes has built a career out of following his own instincts. His band's 11 albums have been full of sometimes jarring U-turns – moving from psychedelic...

    May 17, 2013 9:00 AM ET
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