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New video of kids covering Slipknot has higher production value

When you see the YouTube title “9 yr old sings Slipknot & Unleashes Chaos,” you expect a fun iPhone video of some youngster rocking out to his favorite metal band. But in the case of the O’Keefe Music Foundation’s latest upload, you get a slick music video that rivals or …
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Taylor Swift Celebrates Red (Taylor’s Version) on Fallon and Seth

Taylor Swift appeared on both The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon and Late Night With Seth Meyers Thursday (November 11), taking a victory lap upon the release of Red (Taylor’s Version). She played a game called Box of Lies with Jimmy Fallon before discussing her love for dropping hints in …
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Drake becomes first artist to have two albums spend 400

Because his cap doesn’t already have enough feathers, Drake has yet another world record to add to his plumage. According to Chart Data (via Twitter), the rapper has become the first artist in history to have multiple studio albums spend at least 400 weeks each on the Billboard 200. The …
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8 Albums Out This Week You Should Listen to Now

With so much good music being released all the time, it can be hard to determine what to listen to first. Every week, Pitchfork offers a run-down of significant new releases available on streaming services. This week’s batch includes new albums from Taylor Swift, Idles, Jonny Greenwood of Radiohead, Rosie …
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Rage Against the Machine Releases Statement on Kyle Rittenhouse Verdict

Rage Against the Machine shared a statement about the Kyle Rittenhouse verdict on their Instagram. “What defines innocence in America?” the statement under a photo of Rittenhouse crying in court began. “Tamir Rice was executed by police for playing with a toy. Nobody was charged. Ahmaud Arbery went jogging and was …
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Director Mike Mills on His Gentle Drama C’Mon C’Mon: “I

To see a Mike Mills film — Thumbsucker, Beginners, 20th Century Women — is to be steeped in a deep pool of empathy. He’s an acutely sensitive director, his works feeling less like didactic authorial statements than loose, open meditations that allow his actors to take the lead and guide him …
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Kyle Rittenhouse trial: Ice-T, Questlove, Patton Oswalt, LeVar Burton react

Today (November 19th), Kyle Rittenhouse was acquitted of first-degree intentional homicide and four other felony charges after killing two people and shooting another during Black Lives Matter protests that arose in Kenosha, Wisconsin last August after police shot and killed Jacob Blake. Following the verdict, actors, musicians, writers, and comedians …
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Sting on The Bridge, Only Murders in the Building, and

Listen via Apple Podcasts | Spotify | Google Podcasts | Stitcher | Pocket Casts | Radio Public | RSS Sting catches up with Kyle Meredith to give us the details behind his new album, The Bridge. The legendary The Police musician talks about the themes of characters in transition, his penchant for writing about very specific professions, and the water symbolism that finds …
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Shaggy Guests On Season 4 Of The Simonetta Lein Show On SLTV

As The Simonetta Lein Show debuts its 4th season, the showwelcomes the only Diamond-Selling dancehall & reggae artist in music history, the living legend that is Shaggy. With millions of albums sold, eight singles on the Billboard Hot 100, and two Grammy awards, Shaggy is THE pioneering reggae & dancehall icon. As he is …
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Oasis offer fans a free month of Paramount+ to watch

Who has the money to subscribe to each of the myriad streaming platforms that exist today? Oasis understand the struggle, and as Rolling Stone notes, they’re offering fans a month long free trial to Paramount+ to encourage them to watch their new documentary. Oasis Knebworth 1996, the new documentary immortalizing Oasis’ historic two-night …
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PJ Harvey to Publish Book-Length Poem Orlam

PJ Harvey will publish a new narrative poem, Orlam, via Picador Poetry in April 2022 in the United Kingdom. Six years in the making, the full-length work is composed in the Dorset dialect and set in a magical realist version of Harvey’s native West Country, the press release notes. (A page-by-page …
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Rap Song of the Week: Freddie Gibbs reconnects with Jadakiss

Our recurring new music feature Rap Song of the Week breaks down the hip-hop tracks you need to hear at the end of every week. Check out the full playlist here. This week, Freddie Gibbs reunites with Jadakiss on “Black Illuminati.” When Freddie Gibbs and Jadakiss last collaborated on Gibbs’ star-studded Baby …
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Tears for Fears Announce 2022 Tour

Tears for Fears have announced a tour in support of their comeback album The Tipping Point. The duo will play shows with Garbage in the United States in May and June 2022, before heading to the United Kingdom for July concerts with Alison Moyet. Find Tears for Fears’ tour schedule …
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Danko Jones Calls Out Monster Truck for Song With ‘Piece

Danko Jones recently went to Twitter to blast fellow Canadian rockers Monster Truck. You can check out the plethora of tweets below. For some context, Kid Rock released the single “Don’t Tell Me How to Live” on Friday (Nov. 19) featuring members of Monster Truck. In the track, Rock calls out “snowflakes,” …
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Dropkick Murphys Reveal 22-Date 2022 ‘St

Thanksgiving and Christmas are on the horizon, but Dropkick Murphys are already looking ahead to St. Patrick’s Day 2022. It’s fitting of course given this is prime touring season for the band who are taking part in a 22-date “St. Patrick’s Day” tour. The trek gets underway on Feb. 21 …
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Watch Slipknot Drummer Jay Weinberg’s Dog React To His New

Slipknot drummer Jay Weinberg recently debuted his new mask, but what did his dog, Papaya, think of it? Jay Weinberg isn’t the only member of Slipknot to reveal a new mask. The drummer revealed his on Nov. 5 at Knotfest in Los Angeles while singer Corey Taylor showed off his …
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Margo Guryan, 1960s Singer-Songwriter, Dies at 84

Margo Guryan, the singer-songwriter and composer best known for her 1968 debut Take a Picture, has died, as Buzz Bands LA was first to report. Jay Millar of Sundazed Music, which has reissued Guryan’s work, told Pitchfork that the musician died on Monday, November 8, of natural causes at her …
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Trump’s new book is quite literally a picture book

Former President and known wordsmith Donald Trump is releasing a new book — of pictures. Rolling Stone reports that Our Journey Together, Trump’s first book since he became president, will be released December 7th through Winning Team Publishing, the company he started with Sergio Gor. Yet Trump, king of subtlety, tells the …
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Watch Charli XCX, Christine and the Queens, and Caroline Polachek’s

Charli XCX has released the music video for “New Shapes,” her new single featuring Christine and the Queens and Caroline Polachek. The visual—directed by Imogene Strauss, Luke Orlando, and Terrence O’Connor—takes place on the set of Charli XCX’s talk show TV Heaven, which, as she said in a press release, …
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Consequence Shop’s Black Friday & Cyber Monday BOGO Sale Starts

Thanksgiving is right around the corner, but you don’t have to wait to digest your turkey before you get some great deals. The Consequence Shop’s Black Friday and Cyber Monday buy-one-get-one sale is starting now! From November 19th through the 30th, we’re giving you up to 50% off a number of …
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Attorney Ben Crump Says He’s Filing 90 More Lawsuits on

Attorneys Ben Crump and Alex Hilliard held a press conference today in Houston where they announced they are filing 90 additional lawsuits on behalf of over 200 Astroworld Festival attendees, as KHOU notes. “Nobody should ever die from going to a concert,” Crump said, according to Reuters. “So this lawsuit …
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M.I.A. Shares Video for New Song “Babylon”

M.I.A. has shared the music video for new track called “Babylon.” It’s available in full at ohmni.com; find a preview below. The arrival of “Babylon” coincides with the auction of M.I.A.’s 2010 Vicki Leekx mixtape as a non-fungible token (NFT). “Babylon,” written by M.I.A. and produced by M.I.A., Troy Baker, …
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Britney Spears’ Conservatorship Terminated

Britney Spears is officially free of the conservatorship that has controlled her life since 2008. Los Angeles Superior Court Judge Brenda Penny terminated the conservatorship today (November 12). “I think I’m gonna cry the rest of the day !!!! Best day ever,” Spears wrote in an Instagram post. And, although …
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Brent Hinds wishes Mastodon never toured with Disturbed: It was

Mastodon’s Brent Hinds didn’t pull any punches when bringing up a few past tours he “didn’t want to do.” The singer-guitarist particularly didn’t enjoy playing before Disturbed on the inaugural Mayhem Festival tour in 2008. During an appearance on Hatebreed frontman Jamey Jasta’s podcast, Hinds was asked if there were …
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