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June 06, 2015
Maynard James Keenan Offers Encouraging Update on New Tool Album

Maynard James Keenan Offers Encouraging Update on New Tool Album

Maynard James Keenan offered an encouraging update on the long-awaited Tool album on Twitter, alerting the alt-metal band's fans that he has finished composing – but hasn't yet recorded – his contributions to the follow-up

Solange Chosen as Harvard Foundation Artist of the Year

Solange Chosen as Harvard Foundation Artist of the Year

Solange was honored with the 2018 Harvard Foundation Artist of the Year distinction. Past winners have included Salma Hayek, Eva Longoria, Queen Latifah, Viola Davis, Shakira, John Legend and Jackie Chan. Each year, the Artist of the Year selection is voted on by students and faculty of the

Smashing Pumpkins' Band Drama: The Complete History

Smashing Pumpkins' Band Drama: The Complete History

After nearly two decades of drama, Smashing Pumpkins have reunited their classic lineup – sort of – for a summer tour. Billy Corgan, guitarist James Iha and drummer Jimmy Chamberlin will be

A$AP Rocky, Gucci Mane, 21 Savage Team Up in New 'Cocky' Video

A$AP Rocky, Gucci Mane, 21 Savage Team Up in New 'Cocky' Video

A$AP Rocky, Gucci Mane and 21 Savage unite on "Cocky," a collaborative single featured in the upcoming basketball comedy film Uncle Drew, out June 29th.The rappers exchange verses over producer London on Da

10 New Albums to Stream Now: Brandi Carlile, Belle and Sebastian and More Rolling Stone Editors' Picks

10 New Albums to Stream Now: Brandi Carlile, Belle and Sebastian and More Rolling Stone Editors' Picks

Brandi Carlile, By the Way, I Forgive YouLong beloved by champions of songcraft – as evidenced by last year's tribute album featuring the likes of Adele, Pearl Jam and Dolly Parton – this troubadour has released "a moving and

Review: Brandi Carlile's 'By the Way, I Forgive You' Is Righteous Americana

Review: Brandi Carlile's 'By the Way, I Forgive You' Is Righteous Americana

Cozy up to the year's early standout: On her sixth LP, veteran songwriter Brandi Carlile teams up with co-producers Shooter Jennings and Dave Cobb for a moving and righteous piece of Americana-infused pop. Across the 10-track LP, the folk-tinged singer belts with gusto, whether offering...

Watch Drake's Million-Dollar Donation Spree in 'God's Plan' Video

Watch Drake's Million-Dollar Donation Spree in 'God's Plan' Video

Drake embarks on a million-dollar spree of benevolence through Miami in his poignant "God's Plan" video. The clip opens with a caption reading, "The budget for this video was $996,631.90. We gave it all away.

Hear David Byrne Team With Oneohtrix Point Never on 'This Is That'

Hear David Byrne Team With Oneohtrix Point Never on 'This Is That'

David Byrne teams with producer Oneohtrix Point Never for the new song "This Is That," the latest offering from the former Talking Heads singer's upcoming LP, American

Hear Albert Hammond Jr.'s Romantic New Song 'Far Away Truths'

Hear Albert Hammond Jr.'s Romantic New Song 'Far Away Truths'

Albert Hammond Jr. released a new single, "Far Away Truths," from his upcoming fourth solo LP, Francis Trouble, out March 9th.

Recording Academy Counters Recent Study Showing Gender Disparity at Grammys

Recording Academy Counters Recent Study Showing Gender Disparity at Grammys

The Recording Academy sent a letter to its members this week to counter recent reports that the Grammys have traditionally favorited men over women. Shortly before the awards show last month, a study by the USC Annenberg Inclusion Initiative reported that only

See Kendrick Lamar, Jay Rock, Future Scale the Heights in 'King's Dead' Video

See Kendrick Lamar, Jay Rock, Future Scale the Heights in 'King's Dead' Video

Kendrick Lamar, Jay Rock and Future scale the heights, literally and figuratively, in the new video for "King's Dead." The song, which also features James Blake, appears on

Dita Von Teese Gets Seductive on New Duet 'Porcelaine'

Dita Von Teese Gets Seductive on New Duet 'Porcelaine'

Dita Von Teese, the burlesque dancer/model/fashion designer-turned-singer, released a gauzy new duet, "Porcelaine," featuring Sébastien Tellier. The track will appear on Von Teese's upcoming self-titled debut, out February 16th. "Porcelaine" is a sultry,

Journey's Jonathan Cain Talks Band Feud: 'Let's Hit Reset'

Journey's Jonathan Cain Talks Band Feud: 'Let's Hit Reset'

Just a few months after they were inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame last year, Journey went into complete meltdown mode. The trouble began near the end of

Common-Led Supergroup Touch on Family, Power on New Song 'Black Kennedy'

Common-Led Supergroup Touch on Family, Power on New Song 'Black Kennedy'

August Greene, a new supergroup featuring Common, pianist Robert Glasper and drummer Karriem Riggins, released a meditative new song, "Black Kennedy.""Black Kennedy" finds Glasper playing starry piano progressions over a Riggins drumbeat that seems to lurch and skip without ever...

Hear Dr. Octagon's First Song in 22 Years 'Octagon Octagon'

Hear Dr. Octagon's First Song in 22 Years 'Octagon Octagon'

Dr. Octagon, the alien time-traveling gynecologist persona of rapper Kool Keith, unveiled his first new song in 22 years, "Octagon Octagon." The track will appear on Dr. Octagon's new album, Moosebumps: An Exploration Into Modern Day Horripilation, out April 6th

Review: Superchunk, Purple-State Punks, Take It to Trump on Their Best Album in Years

Review: Superchunk, Purple-State Punks, Take It to Trump on Their Best Album in Years

When Donald Trump won the presidency in 2016, something snapped inside the members of Superchunk. As they watched "deplorables" take cabinet positions and alt-right Nazis align, the veteran indie-rockers had a visceral reaction. The band members, four liberal-minded musicians who have...

Why Is Everyone Picking on Justin Timberlake? Inside the Backlash

Why Is Everyone Picking on Justin Timberlake? Inside the Backlash

It's a weird time to be Justin Timberlake. His just-released album, Man of the Woods, hit number one, and he played music's most coveted gig at the Super Bowl –

Matt Bellamy on Muse's Rousing, Political New Song 'Thought Contagion'

Matt Bellamy on Muse's Rousing, Political New Song 'Thought Contagion'

Muse is nowhere near finished recording their eighth album, but today they gave a preview of what's to come by releasing "Thought Contagion." The politically charged rock song is the second single from their as-yet-untitled LP after "Dig

Run the Jewels Named 2018 Record Store Day Ambassadors

Run the Jewels Named 2018 Record Store Day Ambassadors

Run the Jewels are the official ambassadors for Record Store Day 2018, which set to take place on April 21st at independent record stores around the world. The rap duo, El-P and Killer Mike, announced the news and spoke

Review: Belle and Sebastian Deliver Bright Pop Throwbacks, a Few Left-Field Moves

Review: Belle and Sebastian Deliver Bright Pop Throwbacks, a Few Left-Field Moves

Belle and Sebastian might not be able to solve all our problems (as the title of their latest implies), but they can handle the ones that involve a lack of witty, tuneful indie-pop. This 15-track set offers a tasting menu of the Scottish band’s strengths. Would you like a bittersweet ballad about...

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