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Gary Allan Leaving Longtime Label Home UMG Nashville

{ e.preventDefault(); }); ]]> Skip to main content The “Watching Airplanes” hitmaker has been with record label UMG Nashville for over 25 years. Gary Allan performs onstage during day 2 of the Big Barrel Country Music Festival on June 27, 2015 in Dover, Delaware. Stephen Lovekin/GI for Big Barrel Gary …

Broken Bells Announce New Album Into the Blue, Share New

Broken Bells—the collaborative project between Brian Burton (aka Danger Mouse) and James Mercer (of the Shins)—have announced their new LP Into the Blue with a new song called “We’re Not in Orbit Yet….” The follow-up to 2014’s After the Disco is “coming soon,” according to a press release. Check out …

Jury orders Alex Jones to pay Sandy Hook parents $49

A Texas jury has ordered conspiracy theorist and Infowars owner Alex Jones to pay the parents of a Sandy Hook shooting victim $4.1 million in compensatory damages and $45.2 million in punitive damages Jones has spent almost a decade arguing that the 2012 shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School — …

James Franco to play Fidel Castro in new film Alina

James Franco will portray Fidel Castro in an upcoming film called Alina of Cuba, Variety reports. The film centers on Alina Fernandez (Ana Villafañe), the illegitimate daughter Castro had with Cuban socialite Natalia Revuelta (Mía Maestro). Alina of Cuba follows Fernandez’s life as a critic of Castro’s regime. Fernandez, who is serving …

These 2022 VMA Contenders Were Also Nominated at the First

Two of the artists nominated for the 2022 MTV Video Music Awards go way back with the VMAs, to the very first show in 1984. Madonna, who is nominated for best long-form music video for “MADAME X,” was nominated for best new artist in a video at the inaugural MTV …

WILLOW announces new album, shares “hover like a GODDESS”: Stream

WILLOW has announced her forthcoming album and released a new single called “hover like a GODDESS.” The Hollywood progeny’s fifth studio will be released September 23rd as a follow-up to 2021’s lately I feel EVERYTHING. She initially previewed the album by sharing “ it’s my fault” as the lead sinle. …

Danny Elfman Announces Remix Album, Shares New Song With Iggy

Danny Elfman has announced Bigger. Messier., a remix version of his 2021 album Big Mess. The record—due out August 12 via Anti- and Epitaph—includes previously released collaborations with Trent Reznor, Squarepusher, and Zach Hill, as well as a new version of “Kick Me,” featuring Iggy Pop. Find the new “Kick …

15 Years Ago: Five Finger Death Punch Release Their Debut

Sometimes you have to look backward to move forward, and on July 31, 2007, a new band with old-school metal leanings named Five Finger Death Punch emerged on the scene with their debut disc, The Way of the Fist, and shook up the state of modern metal. “That point comes in …

The Mars Volta announce new self-titled album, share “Vigil”: Stream

After sharing a pair of comeback singles, The Mars Volta are finally ready to release their first proper album in 10 years. Cedric Bixler-Zavala and Omar Rodríguez-López have announced a new self-titled album, due out on September 16th via Cloud Hill. In anticipation, a new song called “Vigil” is out …

Doug McKean, Grammy-Winning Engineer + My Chemical Romance Producer, Dead

Doug McKean, the talented Grammy-winning engineer and music producer, has died at the age of 54. According to his obituary, McKean died unexpectedly from a brain hemorrhage on June 29. My Chemical Romance, who most recently worked with the producer on their new single “The Foundations of Decay,” shared an …

Green Day Perform ‘Church on Sunday’ + ‘Warning’ for First

In preparation for their headlining Lollapalooza performance tonight (July 31), Green Day held a warm-up show at the Metro in Chicago, Ill. on July 29 and it gave the band a chance to dig deeper into their catalog, pulling out some rarely played tracks. In addition to delighting attendees with …

Jackson Wang Sizzles in Fiery, Cinematic ‘Cruel’ Video: Watch

Jackson Wang embodies the title of his upcoming album Magic Man with a superpowered music video. After the song made its live debut during Wang’s Coachella set with 88rising earlier this year, “Cruel” has finally been unveiled alongside a cinematic music video. The track’s rough, rock-pop production couples with a visual showcasing …

The Killers share new song “boy”: Stream

The Killers have officially released their new single “boy,” which they initially debuted during their headlining set at Madrid’s Mad Cool in July. Take a listen below. “boy” marks The Killers’ first new music since 2021’s Pressure Machine, but as lead singer Brandon Flowers explained in an interview with Consequence, the …

5 Uplifting Moments in Latin Music This Week (July 30)

From career milestones and new music releases to major announcements and more, Billboard editors highlight the latest news buzz in Latin music every week. Here’s what happened in the Latin music world this week. An Esteman Proposal This week, Colombian singer-songwriter Esteman popped the big question to his boyfriend Jorge …
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Cover Song Contest from Masterpiece Sound Studios

Cover Song Contest from Masterpiece Sound Studios Detroit gives musicians a shot at a $25K grand prize, and a Detroit concert spot In Partnership with Sony Music Publishing Calling all musically talented artists! We’re looking for singers, musicians, producers, and re-mixers who are game to makeover a classic Motown Hit! …

Taylor Swift Tops List of Celebs With Highest Private Jet

Taylor Swift has topped a list of celebrities whose private jets have produced the highest amount of carbon dioxide so far this year, according to a new study. U.K.-based sustainability marketing firm Yard shared a report on Friday (July 29), revealing that the pop superstar’s jet flew 170 times between …

Metallica and ‘Stranger Things’ Actor Joseph Quinn Jam Out to

Metallica and Stranger Things‘ Joseph Quinn held an epic backstage jam session at this year’s Lollapalooza in Chicago. Hours before Metallica’s headlining performance at Lolla on Thursday (July 28), the legendary rockers met up with the British actor, whose metalhead character Eddie Munson brought renewed interest to the band’s 1986 …

Carly Rae Jepsen shares new single “Beach House”: Stream

Carly Rae Jepsen has unveiled her latest single “Beach House” and its accompanying music video. Watch it below. Jepsen revealed the song’s inspiration in a TikTok ahead of its release, saying: “Caught a song idea a while back I’ve been wanting to share. It’s silly. It’s fun. I blame summer …

ODESZA Returns in Dazzling Form for First Live Show in

Five years after their last album and almost exactly three years after their last live set, ODESZA returned to their hometown of Seattle Friday night (July 29) and showed the roughly 17,000 people in attendance at the city’s Climate Pledge Arena that — despite the name of their latest album …

Watch Tony Hawk Sing With ‘Pro Skater’ Video Game Cover

Few video game soundtracks are as beloved as the Tony Hawk’s Pro Skater ones – especially by rock, metal and punk fans – so it makes sense that covers band The 900 performed selected tunes at London’s Signature Brew last night (July 30). What was surprising, however, was the fact that Tony Hawk himself …

Dungen Announce First Album in 7 Years, Share Video for

Dungen have announced their first new album since 2015’s Allas Sak. En Är För Mycket och Tusen Aldrig Nog is out October 7 via Mexican Summer. Check out the lead single “Nattens Sista Strimma Ljus” with a video directed by Isidor Xavier Estrada Nyqvist below. The new album’s title translates …

Listen to Snail Mail’s New Cover of Superdrag’s “Feeling Like

Snail Mail has shared her installment of the Spotify Singles series. In addition to a new version of “Headlock” from her 2021 album Valentine, she played a new cover of Superdrag’s 2002 song “Feeling Like I Do.” Listen to it below. “It’s been really cool getting to cover ‘Feeling Like …

Public Enemy’s Chuck D Joined Anthrax for ‘Bring the Noise’

Back in July of 1991, thrash titan Anthrax released a cover of one of Public Enemy’s signature songs, “Bring the Noise.” Now, 31 years later, the pair have unexpectedly teamed up again, as Public Enemy founder Chuck D joined Anthrax when they played the seminal tune at the Hollywood Palladium this …

Paramore Donating $1 From Every Ticket to Abortion + Reproductive

Paramore have been one of the more vocal acts concerning the Supreme Court’s overturning of Roe v. Wade, and the band is doing their part to support those affected by the decision. They’ve set aside a portion of their ticket sales this fall to help fund organizations that deal with …

Dark Below Unleash New Track “Tense”

Dark Below is a hard-hitting heavy rock band that brings intense energy in their music and live performances while providing rhythmic songs that people can sing along to. Formed in Columbia, MO, the band signed with Nashville based JPS Productions in 2014.  The current lineup has been together since 2016 and …

‘There’s No Radiohead at the Moment,’ Says Guitarist Ed O’Brien

Radiohead guitarist Ed O’Brien says that “there’s no Radiohead at the moment.” In his recent interview with Shaun Keaveny from The Line-Up Podcast, the guitarist revealed that the future of the band is currently up in the air. When O’Brien was asked if the band would eventually get back together …

Drake Sings ‘I’m Like a Bird’ With Nelly Furtado in

Drake brought one of his musical idols to his stage at October World Weekend in Toronto: fellow Canadian Nelly Furtado. “Thank goodness I’m a nice, humble, well-spoken — I like to deal with people the right way — because that’s the only way that you can get this next person …

TLC, Boyz II Men Take Over the Hollywood Bowl: 5

Amid coast-to-coast frenzy about the $1.3 billion Mega Millions jackpot this week, there was only one magic number for Hollywood Bowl music fans Friday night (July 29): 30. That’s the number of hit-filled years that TLC and Boyz II Men each brought to the stage during their respective 70-minute sets …
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