Category: Music


Grimes shows off “post-human” chest tattoo

Grimes is continuing her quest to become “post-human,” which in this case means covering herself in white lines. The pop provocateur shared two images of her new chest tattoo on Instagram. Stylistically, it’s a continuation of the back tat she received last year, which she referred to as “beautiful alien …

‘Peacemaker’ Intro Song Band Dropped From Agency Before Premiere

Wig Wam, the band featured on the intro song of the TV series Peacemaker, was dropped from their booking agency just days before the show premiered. The song/intro has since gone viral. Wig Wam’s song “Do Ya Wanna Taste It” is now the intro song for the TV show Peacemaker starring John Cena. …

Why German Thrash Icons Sodom Always Write About War

War is a common lyrical obsession in heavy metal, but few artists have done it with more overwhelming effect than Germany’s Sodom. Although the band’s themes were more closely aligned with that of Venom at the beginning of their career — Satanic imagery, the occult, etc. — traces of it …

Calvin Simon, Parliament-Funkadelic Co-Founder, Dies at 79

Calvin Simon, a founding member of Parliament-Funkadelic, died on Thursday, report bandmates George Clinton and Bootsy Collins. “We lost another original member of Parliament/Funkadelic. A friend, bandmate & a cool classic guy, Mr. Calvin Simon was a former member of Parliament/Funkadelic,” Collins wrote in a statement on Instagram. “Rest in …

Thom Yorke + Jonny Greenwood Reveal The Smile’s Second Single

The Smile are going a bit more subtle with their second single, the understated bass-led “The Smoke.” The band, consisting of Radiohead‘s Thom Yorke and Jonny Greenwood and Sons of Kemet’s Tom Skinner, have definitely offered a change of pace after the high energy debut “You Will Never Work in …

Brazil Bids Farewell to Its Samba Queen Elza Soares

Brazilians on Friday (Jan. 21) were grieving the loss of legendary samba singer and force of nature Elza Soares, a day after she died in her Rio de Janeiro home. Family and friends gathered at Rio’s Municipal Theater, where her body was brought for viewing, before the playhouse opened its …

50 Rock + Metal Albums Turning 30 in 2022

You want the truth? You can’t handle the truth! It’s been 30 years since 1992, a year that introduced The Real World, had us cheering on the Olympic Dream Team and had us all singing along to a Queen classic in our cars like Wayne and Garth in Wayne’s World. …

Michael Lang, Woodstock Organizer and Co-Creator, Dies at 77

Michael Lang, organizer and co-creator of the legendary 1969 Woodstock Music and Art Fair, died on Saturday (January 8) at Sloan Kettering hospital in New York, Rolling Stone and Variety report. Michael Pagnotta, a longtime family friend and representative for Lang, confirmed the news to both publications, stating that the …

Man in Line at Doja Cat Concert Arrested for Making

A man was arrested on Saturday night (January 8) in Indianapolis, Indiana for making a bomb threat while waiting in line for a Doja Cat concert, The Indianapolis Star and Billboard report. The free concert was held at Monument Circle in downtown Indianapolis ahead of Monday’s College Football Playoff national …

‘Jackass’ Legend Wee Man Plays ‘Wikipedia: Fact or Fiction?’

To celebrate the highly anticipated release of Jackass Forever, we invited Jason “Wee Man” Acuña to join us in proving and disproving what’s written about him on Wikipedia. It’s true that Wee Man used to be the subscription manager for Jackass’ spiritual forefather, Big Brother Magazine, but he wasn’t the …

Adele Shows Appreciation to ‘Best Fans in the World’ After

Adele is expressing gratitude to her fans following the last-minute postponement of her Las Vegas residency. The 33-year-old British superstar shocked fans on Thursday (Jan. 20) with a tearful Instagram video explaining that her 24-show run at the Colosseum at Caesars Palace wouldn’t be opening the next day because of …

Bob Saget, Stand-Up Comedian and Full House Star, Dies at

Bob Saget, the longtime stand-up comedian who starred in the long-running sitcom Full House, has died, TMZ reports. Police confirmed he was found dead Sunday in an Orlando, Florida hotel room. He had just performed shows in Florida as part of a stand-up tour. Saget’s cause of death is currently …

Joni Mitchell removes music from Spotify: “I stand in solidarity

Joni Mitchell has followed Neil Young’s lead and removed her music from Spotify. “I’ve decided to remove all my music from Spotify,” Mitchell said in a brief note posted to her website on Friday. “Irresponsible people are spreading lies that are costing people their lives. I stand in solidarity with …

James Mtume, Jazz and R&B Musician, Dies at 75

James Mtume, a musician who recorded with jazz greats before leading the R&B group Mtume, has died. His son Faulu Mtume confirmed the news to Pitchfork. He was 75. Mtume was born James Heath Jr., the son of jazz saxophonist Jimmy Heath, in Philadelphia. He was raised by his mother …

Brent Smith Wants a No

This may come as a surprise given the amount of success that Shinedown have had with their singles over the years, but the band has yet to top the Billboard Album Chart during their career. That’s something that has not escaped singer Brent Smith, who expressed his desire to check …

Billie Eilish and Finneas Win Best Original Song at 2022

Billie Eilish and Finneas won Best Original Song tonight at the not-televised 2022 Golden Globe Awards. Their James Bond theme “No Time to Die” was nominated alongside music by Beyoncé (“Be Alive” from King Richard), Lin-Manuel Miranda (“Dos Oruguitas” from Encanto), Van Morrison (“Down to Joy” from Belfast), and Carole …

Alice Cooper Is Releasing a Spoken Word Horror Record

Timeless shock rocker Alice Cooper is going the spoken word route on his new record. A 12″ vinyl disc that features Cooper reading a 16-minute horror tale has been released as Alice Cooper and the Tome of Madness by rock and metal licensing company Metal Department. It’s a companion to the licensee’s online slots game …

Julia Fox Says She’s Not Dating Ye for Fame or

Julia Fox is setting the record straight about her romance with Kanye West. During her Forbidden Fruits podcast on Friday (Jan. 21), the 31-year-old Uncut Gems actress addressed some of the negative attention she’s received since dating the rapper and fashion mogul, who now goes by Ye. “It’s funny cause …

Spiritualized Share Video for New Song “Crazy”

Spiritualized have shared a new song, “Crazy,” from their forthcoming LP Everything Was Beautiful. The track, which features backing vocals from outlaw country singer Nikki Lane, comes with a collage video directed by the band’s J Spaceman (aka Jason Pierce). Check it out below. The album is out February 25 …

New Kanye Netflix Documentary Jeen-Yuhs Hits Theaters Next Month

Act 1 of Netflix’s three-part documentary Jeen-Yuhs: A Kanye Trilogy is getting a nationwide theatrical release on February 10, Rolling Stone reports. The first part of the film will hit theaters ahead of its Netflix premiere on February 16. Netflix issued new a teaser trailer with the release date earlier …

50 Rock + Metal Albums Turning 20 in 2022

So THIS is how you remind me that it’s been 20 years since some of your favorite rock and metal albums were released. Has it really been two decades since these records first graced our ears? Yes, we might have been engrossed in The Lord of the Rings trilogy or …

Ann Wilson Releases Video for Cover of Alice in Chains’

Heart‘s Ann Wilson was one of many musicians who participated in the 2020 MoPOP Founders Award ceremony, which celebrated fellow-Seattle natives Alice in Chains. She covered the iconic Dirt anthem “Rooster,” and now she’s released a video for it. The video is an amalgamation of different types of footage, including military images and …

8 Songs You Should Listen to Now: This Week’s Pitchfork

The staff of Pitchfork listens to a lot of new music. A lot of it. On any given day our writers, editors, and contributors go through an imposing number of new releases, giving recommendations to each other and discovering new favorites along the way. Each Monday, with our Pitchfork Selects …

Toni Cornell Named the Newest and Youngest IRC Ambassador

Chris Cornell‘s daughter Toni is the newest and youngest ambassador for the International Rescue Committee. Toni Cornell has worked with the organization in the past and will be speaking tomorrow (Jan. 20) during a special briefing. The Chris and Vicky Cornell Foundation was founded in 2012 with the mission to …

New Young Dolph Tribute Album Announced

A new Young Dolph tribute album has been announced. Paper Route Empire Presents: Long Live Dolph includes new songs by Key Glock, Snupe Bandz, Big Moochie Grape, Kenny Muney, and others. The project honors the late rapper, who was shot and killed in his native Memphis in November of last …

‘Pam & Tommy’ Series Includes Dialogue Between Lee and His

As much discussion as Tommy Lee‘s penis generated after his sex tape with Pamela Anderson went public in the ’90s, you’d think it was its own character. Well, as it turns out, in the upcoming Pam & Tommy series documenting the story of the stolen sex tape, Lee’s penis does …

Adele FaceTimes TikTok Fan Who Went Viral for Missing Every

After racking up more than eight million views on TikTok on a clip summarizing the bad luck she’s had just trying to see Adele in concert, fan Eleni Sabracos finally got to connect with the star. The fan checked in on TikTok from Las Vegas on Thursday (Jan. 20), soon …

Sharon Van Etten, Angel Olsen, and Julien Baker Announce U

Sharon Van Etten, Angel Olsen, and Julien Baker have announced a summer tour of the United States together. The Wild Hearts Tour starts in Virginia on July 21, concluding in Central Park. A dollar from the sale of each ticket will go to nonprofit causes for post-carceral support via Plus1. …
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