Category: Music


Christian TV Host Warns Against Metal Bands’ ‘Satanism’ in 1988

In 1988, the Satanic panic was in full swing in the United States. Amid the hysteria, many religious ministries and Christian groups maintained that rock and metal music was a window into satanism for the fans consuming the tunes, especially young people. TV evangelist Blaine Bartel and the Christian youth program he hosted …

Peacemaker is a grower, not a shower in new trailer

After releasing a first-look preview during October’s DC FanDome event, HBO Max has today shared the official trailer for the upcoming The Suicide Squad spin-off Peacemaker. The new trailer shows that something has changed in John Cena’s antihero since he had that building fall on him in his film debut. Along with …

Jarvis Cocker Announces Memoir Good Pop, Bad Pop

Jarvis Cocker will make his nonfiction debut in 2022 with Good Pop, Bad Pop, a memoir of sorts premised on a loft clearout that prompts the Pulp legend to reflect on “20th century pop culture, the good times, and the mistakes he’d rather forget,” according to the book’s description. This …

Here Are the Best Cyber Monday Deals This Year

If you purchase an independently reviewed product or service through a link on our website, we may receive an affiliate commission. It’s the most wonderful time of the year (to shop). With the rise in online shopping popularity, Cyber Monday has become a major part of the weekend following Thanksgiving. …

Frank Ocean Shares Touching Tribute to the Late Virgil Abloh:

Frank Ocean is the latest musician to pay tribute to Virgil Abloh, the former Louis Vuitton and Off-White designer, who passed away on Sunday (Nov. 29) at age 41 after a secret battle with a rare cancer. The Blonde singer took to his Instagram Stories and shared special moments from the …

FKA twigs Releasing New Song “Measure of a Man” Next

FKA twigs is releasing a new song featuring West London rapper Central Cee. The single, “Measure of a Man,” is out November 18, and it’ll be featured in the new movie The King’s Man. According to a press release, “Measure of a Man” is written by Jamie Hartman, John Hill, …

Regina Spektor Announces 20th Anniversary 11:11 Box Set

Regina Spektor has announced a limited-edition box set to celebrate the 20th anniversary of 11:11, her debut album. The collection will include a remastered vinyl copy of 11:11 and two mastered, vinyl-only live performances, entitled Papa’s Bootlegs, featuring previously unreleased songs from the 11:11 era recorded by Spektor’s own father. …

Chris Tomlin, Jason Ingram Launch New Music Publishing Venture

Singer-songwriter Chris Tomlin and producer-songwriter Jason Ingram have teamed up to form a new Nashville-based music publishing company, TIM Publishing, helmed by former EMI CMG, EMI Nashville and Capitol CMG executive Stacey Willbur. The new venture has already signed songwriters including Steffany Gretzinger (“Defender,” “Faith of My Father”), Jess Cates …

Carcass, Converge + More Lead 2022 Oblivion Access Fest Lineup

It’s back! The Oblivion Access festival is back on the schedule for 2022, taking over downtown Austin, Texas with a killer lineup of acts including Carcass, Converge, Blonde Redhead, The Locust, A Place to Bury Strangers, Autopsy and more. Organizers have announced what they’re calling “Phase 1” of the 2022 …

9th Person Dies From Astroworld Festival Injuries

Bharti Shahani has died after being injured at the 2021 Astroworld Festival, The Associated Press and KTRK report. James Lassiter, an attorney for Shahani and her family, said the young woman died last night, according to the reports. Bharti Shahani was 22 years old and a senior at Texas A&M …

Black Sabbath’s 10 Best Songs

There’s no band more important to heavy metal than Black Sabbath. Founded in Birmingham, England in 1968 (as Earth), the original quartet — guitarist Tony Iommi, bassist Geezer Butler, drummer Bill Ward, and vocalist Ozzy Osbourne — spent their first decade releasing several seminal and immensely revered records. By pioneering …

Reba McEntire to Open Oklahoma Restaurant & Music Venue

Reba McEntire will add a new business venture to her list of accomplishments next year, with the opening of the restaurant, bar, live music venue and retail store Reba’s Place in Atoka, Okla. Reba’s Place is being constructed in a century-old Masonic Temple and will feature two floors of dining …

The National unveil new song “Somebody Desperate”: Stream

Hot Girl Summer is long gone, so allow The National to introduce you to Sad Boy Winter with the new song “Somebody Desperate.” It accompanies the final credits for Joe Wright’s upcoming film Cyrano, which was soundtracked by bandmates Bryce and Aaron Dessner, with lyrics by Matt Berninger and his wife, longtime The …

Thundercat shares new song “Satellite”: Stream

Issa Rae’s groundbreaking HBO series Insecure has always been known for its expertly curated soundtrack, and the fifth and final season hasn’t done anything to tarnish that reputation. The third episode “Pressure, Okay ?!” features Thundercat’s standout new track “Satellite,” which is available today on streaming platforms. Produced by Thundercat …

“Moody” by Missing-nin

There’s a rather relaxed feel to the sway of “Moody,” one of the many hype-worthy singles gaining traction on the underground side of hip-hop this late autumn season, but if you know anything about its vocalist in one Missing-nin, you know that its disarming nature exists only to lure us …

Slash Featuring Myles Kennedy and The Conspirators unveil new song

Slash Featuring Myles Kennedy and The Conspirators have released the new song “Fill My World,” which marks the second single from their upcoming studio album, 4, due out early next year. The new track is very different from the album’s debut single, “The River Is Rising.” While the earlier track …

New Juice WRLD Song Released

A new Juice WRLD song has been released. It’s called “Already Dead,” and it follows the announcement of his forthcoming posthumous LP Fighting Demons. Hear it below. Fighting Demons will arrive December 10 via Grade A Productions and Interscope Records. It will mark the second posthumous record from the Chicago …

“You Are” by Robert Minott

Robert Minott has released an impressive string of singles in recent years and his most recent, “You Are”, is arguably his finest moment yet. It’s jaw-dropping in modern music to find performers still going strong over two decades into a career, success is harder to sustain than ever before, but …

Artist Spotlight: April Rose Gabrielli

April Rose Gabrielli has had an exceptional year…. Her debut solo single “Do You?”, which was released by SohoJohnny’s Soho Records and Sony AWAL, created an incredible buzz, reaching #26 on the Billboard AC Charts, #1 on the Mediabase Adult Contemporary Independent Artists Charts, and made the top 25 on …

Amber Mark Shares New Song “Softly”

Amber Mark has shared the fifth offering from her debut album Three Dimensions Deep. She and Julian Bunetta produced “Softly,” which samples Craig David’s Born to Do It single “Rendezvous.” Three Dimensions Deep is out January 28 (via PMR/Interscope). In addition to “Softly,” the record includes the singles “Worth It,” …

Korn’s Jonathan Davis opens up about COVID battle, says he

Korn frontman Jonathan Davis has opened up about his battle with COVID-19 this past summer in a new interview. Davis had a serious bout with the disease after testing positive back in August. The singer contracted the virus two weeks after Korn embarked on their US tour, resulting in postponed and …

Paul Thomas Anderson’s Licorice Pizza Soundtrack Announced

Republic Records has revealed the tracklist and release date for the Licorice Pizza soundtrack. The album features songs by David Bowie, Nina Simone, and Paul McCartney and Wings, Donovan, Sonny & Cher, Gordon Lightfoot, and more. Additionally, it features the new song “Licorice Pizza,” made by frequent Paul Thomas Anderson …

DMX promises “The Gospel according to X” in trailer for

DMX promises “the gospel according to X,” in the new trailer for HBO’s DMX: Don’t Try to Understand. The documentary premieres November 25th on HBO Max. The rapper died last April of a heart attack brought on by “acute cocaine intoxication,” but Don’t Try to Understand begins more than two years before then, …
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Tech N9ne Guests On The Simonetta Lein Show On SLTV

As The Simonetta Lein Show debuts its 4th season, the show welcomes one of the most insanely influential and impactful legacies in hip-hop history, Tech N9ne. Tech has consistently accomplished the impossible from outside the system. Having worked with the hip-hop industry’s biggest legends from Eminem, Lil Wayne, Kendrick Lamar, to …
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