American Heritage Ready For New Album Release


Chicago-based metal band American Heritage are prepping to release “Sedentary” on Mar. 1. Since their inception in 1996, the band has gone through numerous line-up changes. Reflecting that, their latest album will feature a different bassist on each track including participants from Mastodon, Black Cobra, Buried at Sea and others. "It's more punk than our last record," says guitarist Scott Shellhammer. "Rather than nitpicking parts, we rolled with the songs. If we were feeling it, we … [Read more...]

Video: GaGa Premiers Sci-Fi Video For ‘Born This Way’


In her new video which aired today (Feb. 28) Lady GaGa plays the mother of a new alien race who narrates an epic sci-fi plot. With the airing of the video, her arrival at the Grammy’s in a translucent egg makes slightly more sense. The highly stylized clip was directed by fashion photographer Nick Knight and draws inspiration from “Superman,” 80’s cartoon series “Jem,” the 1927 classic “Metropolis,” and neo-noir film “Sin City.” GaGa narrates "It's a race within a race … [Read more...]

Josh Groban Announces More Tour Dates


Josh Groban announced  that he will launch a 2011 World Tour in support of his latest  album, Illuminations. The tour covering  US and Canada will kick of  this spring. The first cities announced include May 16th in Dallas, TX at the American Airlines Arena, May 25th, Kansas City, MO at the Sprint Center and May 28th, Moline, IL at the Iwireless Center. The "Straight To You" Tour is Groban's first full-scale arena tour since 2007. The set list for the 2011 tour will include his … [Read more...]

Liam Gallagher Bashes New Radiohead Album


When it comes to speaking his mind Liam Gallagher definitely gives Kanye West a run for his money, and in a recent interview the rocker goes all in on the new Radiohead album, The King Of Limbs. "I heard that f--king Radiohead record and I just go, 'What?!' I like to think that what we do, we do f--king well. Them writing a song about a f--king tree? Give me a f--king break!" Gallagher continues, "A thousand year old tree? Go f--k yourself! You’d have thought he’d have written a song … [Read more...]

Video: Ke$ha Releases Rainbow-Filled Video For ‘Blow’


In her latest video, Ke$sha does battle with actor James Van Der Beek in a crowded dance hall. The dance hall is inhabited by magical unicorns who sadly get caught in the crossfire of Ke$ha and Van Der Beek’s laser duel. Rainbows fly from their wounds as they are hit. During their conflict she refers to him as “Van Der Douche” and he responds “I don't appreciate you slanderbeeking my name, Keh-dollar-sign-ha.” After defeating him she mounts his head on her wall where a plaque … [Read more...]

Paul McCartney’s New Ballet Set To Debut In September


Paul McCartney’s new ballet, “Ocean Kingdom,” is set to premier at the New York City Ballet’s fall gala on Sept. 22. “Ocean Kingdom” is a love story and will run through the next season on as-of-yet undecided dates. It was choreographed by Peter Martins, the company’s ballet master in chief. The New York Times reported McCartney as calling it “basically a love story” with two worlds – the ocean kingdom, the good guys, and the earth kingdom, the villains. In “Rome … [Read more...]

Video: Odd Future Showcases Metal Aesthetic On ‘Jimmy Fallon’

Late Night with Jimmy Fallon

Controversial rap collective Odd Future recently tore down the barrier between horrifying metal and rap during a performance on Late Night With Jimmy Fallon. The Los Angeles group is growing in fame thanks to darker-than-metal lyrics and a frightening live show. Performing their 2010 single, “Sandwitches,” was frontman Tyler, the creator, and cohort Hodgy Beats on the Feb. 16 edition of the late night talk show. The stage filled with smoke as the cameras zoomed in on close ups of lawn … [Read more...]

Iron and Wine extend their North American tour


Bearded folk heroes Iron & Wine haven't finished touring yet in support of their new album Kiss Each Other Clean. They've added a fresh round of North American tour dates and are finishing their tour at the famed Bonnaroo Festival. Below, check out their full tour schedule.  The dates marked with the "*" are touring with emerging Seattle band, The Head and the Heart.  Shows are starting to sell out but you can buy yours here.   Iron & Wine Tour Dates: 03-04 Chicago, IL - … [Read more...]