Weezer Cover Radiohead’s ‘Paranoid Android’


Weezer has recorded a cover of Radiohead's "Paranoid Android".  Listen to the track below. The band played the cover live for the first time at a gig at Atlantic City's Borgata Events Center on Friday (May 27). Weezer recently released another cover, this time of The Cars' 1984 song "You Might Think". The song appears on the soundtrack for the new Cars 2 movie alongside contributions from Robbie Williams and Brad Paisley. … [Read more...]

Trent Reznor Covers Zeppelin For Film Soundtrack


With Nine Inch Nails on hiatus at present, Trent Reznor has had something of a career revival as a composer of music for Hollywood movies. Earlier year, the multi-instrumentalist and driving force behind NIN was given an academy award for the score he composed for David Fincher's Mark Zuckerberg biopic, "The Social Network". It would seem that Reznor is keen to collaborate with Fincher again, given that he is in charge of the soundtrack for the director's upcoming adaptation of Stieg Larsson's … [Read more...]

Album Review: Lady GaGa – Born This Way

Lady GaGa’s highly anticipated follow-up to her 2008 debut “The Fame” was released on Monday, and since then reviews from various music websites have been pouring in. Some acclaimed it a gratifying success, while others a complete failure. I find “Born This Way” to be somewhere in between. While nowhere near as grand as the mountain of media hype built it up to be and suffering from a serious lack of ingenuity and originality, the album is completely catchy, true to GaGa’s artistic … [Read more...]

Video: Steven Tyler Performs “Dream On” During AI Finale


Steven Tyler showed those idol hopefuls how it's done last night when he took the stage last night at the Nokia Theatre during the American Idol final … [Read more...]

Review: Uh Huh Her @ Vinyl


The drummer’s on spot and on cue right off the bat for the early week (last week, Tuesday, to be exact) Uh Huh Her show at Vinyl. Thank you for having him, that live drummer, ladies – him being Josh Kane. Kane has toured with Pink, among others, and obviously has a knack for kicking out jazzy textures that tuck themselves humbly in the live mix of Uh Huh Her’s sound, one that blends edges of texture-based genres like new wave and electropop. This is going to be good – stay with me. So … [Read more...]

Linkin Park Celebrate the Worldwide Release of the New Transformers Movie with Outdoor Show in Moscow


LINKIN PARK has announced they will perform a special outdoor concert in Moscow to celebrate the worldwide release of Paramount Pictures’ TRANSFORMERS: DARK OF THE MOON. The concert will take place in front of St. Basil’s Basilica in Moscow – with the Kremlin and Red Square as the backdrop – on June 23rd at 9PM. The Michael Bay film will open the Moscow International Film Festival on the same night. Linkin Park will perform several of their hit songs including the single, … [Read more...]

Take a Listen: Marilyn Manson Releases New Song Teaser


Marilyn Manson has released a 26-second video teaser for what he calls "an undisclosed song with an unreleased title". You can check out the clip below. In addition, the singer has posted the following message on his website to accompany the track, which may or may not be titled "I Am Among No One": "Brave Now World. Don't ever believe what you read, especially if you are illiterate. Art will be the burning churches, burning beds, burning witches, burning bridges, burning Cadillacs, burning … [Read more...]

Mastodon in the Studio With Producer Mike Elizondo Recording “Crack the Skye” Follow-Up


Mastodon is currently in the studio recording the follow-up to the ground breaking album, Crack The Skye. The band is currently recording at Doppler Studios in their hometown of Atlanta with producer Mike Elizondo. Drum tracks have been previously completed in Los Angeles at  Sound City Studios where Nirvana’s masterwork Nevermind was recorded.   Mastodon can also now confirm a pair of new songs -- “Blasteroids,” and “All The Heavy Lifting” will be featured on the new disc … [Read more...]