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Hear the Flaming Lips' Trippy 'Sgt. Pepper's' Tribute LP

October 20, 2014

The Flaming Lips will release their all-star Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band tribute, With a Little Help From My Fwends, on October 28th – but chapped Lips fans can stream the fearlessly freaky LP one week early at...

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Flaming Lips Share 'Sgt. Pepper's' All-Star Tribute Details

October 11, 2014

The Flaming Lips' long-awaited Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band all-star tribute With a Little Help From My Fwends will finally arrive on October 28th, and today Wayne Coyne shared the full details, cover artwork and pre-order information...

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Watch Miley & the Flaming Lips' Wild Video

July 7, 2014

Miley Cyrus has made no secret of her obsession with the Flaming Lips: She's invited the band onstage several times, recorded with them and even made a playlist of her favorite Lips tracks for Rolling Stone. "Once you listen to the them, it's hard to...

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Miley Cyrus Covers the Smiths in Belfast

May 20, 2014

Miley Cyrus has added a true tear-jerker to her growing repertoire of covers, breaking out her best Morrissey warble for a version of the Smiths' classic, "There Is a Light That Never Goes Out," at her recent show in Belfast, Ireland. The performance...

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Riot Fest Lineup: The Cure, Wu-Tang Clan, Rise Against, Weezer

May 13, 2014

Riot Fest will be celebrating its 10th anniversary in three cities this year, with the lineups for its Chicago and Denver editions joining the previously announced Toronto festival in showcasing a diverse roster of talent. The Cure, Jane's Addiction, Wu-Tang...

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Inside Miley and the Flaming Lips' Unlikely Collaboration

May 9, 2014

Last fall, Miley Cyrus broke off her engagement and found herself living alone for the first time in her life. Then, to make matters worse, in April her dog Floyd was killed by coyotes. "It's the fucking worst," she says. "I always depended on my boyfriend,...

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Flaming Lips Respond to Drummer's Allegations of Abuse and Racism

May 3, 2014

Intrigue surrounding the split between the Flaming Lips and longtime drummer Kliph Scurlock surfaced this week as Scurlock accused frontman Wayne Coyne of abusive behavior and said he was fired for calling out a friend of Coyne's for what he perceived...

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Flaming Lips Sell Out for April Fools

April 1, 2014

The Flaming Lips' recent companion album to Pink Floyd's Dark Side of the Moon, dubbed Flaming Side of the Moon, naturally, looks to be part of an elaborate April Fools' stunt done with Funny or Die. While the companion piece does exist – you can...

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Joy Division Debut EP Reissued for Record Store Day

March 20, 2014

Joy Division's 1978 debut EP An Ideal for Living will be reissued with new artwork for this year's Record Store Day, according to a post on the group's Facebook. The new version was remastered at Abbey Road Studios in London by the band's longtime...

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Miley Cyrus Recording Beatles Cover With Flaming Lips

March 16, 2014

After performing together on the Bangerz tour, Miley Cyrus and the Flaming Lips are taking their mutual appreciation fest into the studio to record a Beatles cover. Flaming Lips frontman Wayne Coyne spread the news over Instagram on Friday, posting a...

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Pharrell Apologizes for Wearing Headdress on Magazine Cover

June 5, 2014

Pharrell apologized for wearing a Native American headdress in a recent Elle UK cover photo, writing in a statement: "I respect and honor every kind of race, background and culture. I am genuinely sorry." The photograph quickly stirred up controversy...

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Flaming Lips' 'Sgt. Peppers' Tribute Album Out this Fall

May 15, 2014

The Flaming Lips' track-for-track tribute to the Beatles' 1967 classic Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band, aptly titled With a Little Help From My Fwends, will see release on October 28th via Warner Bros. Go Inside the Flaming Lips and Miley Cyrus'...

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Miley Cyrus Goes Deep on Her 10 Favorite Flaming Lips Songs

May 13, 2014

"Once you listen to the Flaming Lips, it's hard to listen to anything else," says Cyrus, who recently hit the studio with her psychedelic-rock heroes to record some Beatles covers. "I've been listening to them for the past three months, to the exclusion...

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Wayne Coyne Lambasts 'Liar' Kliph Scurlock

May 9, 2014

The Flaming Lips received widespread coverage last week when former drummer Kliph Scurlock wrote a scathing letter to Pitchfork accusing frontman Wayne Coyne of "endless verbal (with threats of physical) abuse," among other charges. Scurlock wrote he...

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Watch Miley Cyrus' Surreal Promo Video

May 2, 2014

Even as she's resting up from a tour-postponing allergic reaction, Miley Cyrus has found a way to make headlines – and it involves nipple tape. The singer's current Bangerz tour opens with a surreal, provocative video directed by...

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Madonna, 'Breaking Bad' Lead April Fools' Day Gags

April 1, 2014

Madonna, Deadmau5 and Flaming Lips were just some of the musicians — willingly or not — that celebrated April Fools' Day, a day revered by some and dreaded by others. But they were hardly the only ones to peddle fake beefs, promote nonexistent...

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Flaming Lips Releasing Companion to 'Dark Side of the Moon'

March 30, 2014

For those who can't wait until Record Store Day for new Flaming Lips experiments, the band has an early surprise. Wayne Coyne and company just announced that they're putting out a companion piece to Pink Floyd's classic psych-rock album Dark Side of the...

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Watch Flaming Lips, Miley Get Pelted With Bras Onstage

March 17, 2014

Miley Cyrus and some Flaming Lips members got the Tom Jones treatment when women pelted them with undergarments, during a recent rendition of "Yoshimi Battles the Pink Robots (Part 1)" at the Tulsa stop of Cyrus' Bangerz tour. The Lips' Wayne Coyne and...

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Flaming Lips, Jay Z, Linkin Park Detail Record Store Day LPs

March 3, 2014

With Record Store Day a month away, more and more artists are beginning to share details of their planned April 19th releases. This week, the Flaming Lips announced two releases: a 12-inch vinyl edition of "7 Skies H3," their hour-long single from...

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