Deep Purple’s Jon Lord Dead at 71


Jon Lord, former keyboardist for the band Deep Purple, died Monday. He was 71 years old. According to a statement on Lord’s official website , the British rocker suffered a fatal pulmonary embolism in London after a long battle with pancreatic cancer. Lord announced last year that he had cancer and would be taking a [...]

Frank Ocean – channel ORANGE


New Orleans-bred, Los Angeles-based singer/songwriter Frank Ocean made entertainment headlines last week by revealing a past relationship he had with a man, technically making him the first urban artist to publicly come out. While it was a huge step for the progression of tolerance in mainstream media, part of me wishes that never happened since [...]

Lil Wayne Plays Peacemaker, Wants Drake-Chris Brown Feud To End


Things take a turn towards the diplomatic persuasion as rapper Lil Wayne and his record label Young Money allegedly want the recently ignited beef between rapper Drake and singer Chris Brown to end. According to TMZ, sources close to Lil Wayne say this whole situation is bad for business. This is due to Chris Brown’s [...]

Drake and Chris Brown Get Into Heated Fight In NYC Nightclub (Update)


Rapper Drake and singer Chris Brown are once again in the news for reasons other than their music. Last night, New York City club WIP endured a case of inviting the wrong mix of people to their party – that unfortunately caused blood to spill and landed a few people in the hospital. A number of [...]

Erykah Badu Infuriated Over NSFW Flaming Lips Video (Update)

the first time ever i saw your face

The NSFW video for the Flaming Lips and Erykah Badu collaboration, “The First Time Ever I Saw Your Face,” that was released last week has sparked a Twitter war between Badu and Flaming Lips frontman Wayne Coyne. The video, directed by George Salisbury, featured Badu’s younger sister Nayrock, nude and covered in blood, glitter and [...]

TST Premiere: Sherree Chamberlain – “Windmill Wings”


Take a listen to “Windmill Wings,” a new track from Sherree Chamberlain. The track is featured on the film The Rock n Roll Dreams of Duncan Christopher.

TST Interview: Edward Sharpe & The Magnetic Zeros’ Orpheo McCord


The Silver Tongue caught up with Orpheo McCord, percussionist and vocalist of the impossibly charismatic band of affectionate musicians connected in spirit and name as Edward Sharpe & The Magnetic Zeros, to discuss a new album (Here, which will be released May 29,) nighttime bike rides and achieving total oneness between the band and fans. [...]

Robin Gibb Dead at 62


Robin Gibb, one-third of the legendary Bee Gees, has died after a long bout with cancer. He was 62. Robin was diagnosed with colon and liver cancer in 2012. Gibb spokesperson released the following statement: The family of Robin Gibb, of the Bee Gees, announce with great sadness that Robin passed away today following his [...]