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Incubus Debuts ‘Absolution Calling’ With Lyric Video

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Popular rock band Incubus has just released their new single, “Absolution Calling.” Multiple reports have confirmed that Incubus will be releasing two new EPs as the follow-up to the 2011 LP If Not Now, When? later this year. “Absolution Calling” will be featured on one of the two new EPs. Incubus decided to debut another… Read more »

INXS Guitarist Severs Finger, May Never Play Again

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INXS band manager Chris Murphy confirmed that guitarist Tim Farriss had badly injured his left hand in a boating accident last month resulting in the loss of his left ring finger. Farriss has undergone two surgeries to re-attach his finger, but permanent damage has been sustained. The BBC reported that Farriss emailed his INXS bandmates… Read more »

Madonna Follows Mariah Carey In Hiring Rent-A-Rappers For Hits

Madonna and Nas.

Madonna’s Rebel Heart album has leaked in low quality (the finished songs this time) and with the exception of some “What were you thinking?” moments, most listeners find the album to be her best in ten years. Music listeners have been praising the Queen of Pop on Twitter. She doesn't need gimmicks or controversy to… Read more »

Taylor Swift ‘1989’ Returns To Number One: Sorry Meghan Trainor

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Taylor Swift returns to the No. 1 position on the Billboard 200 album chart with 1989. Billboard reported on Taylor Swift‘s new chart milestone early Wednesday morning. “Taylor Swift’s 1989 album returns to No. 1 on the Billboard 200 Chart for a milestone 10th nonconsecutive week, making Swift just the second woman in history to… Read more »

Katy Perry Halftime Performance Crushes Beyoncé And Madonna

Katy Perry rules the Super Bowl.

Madonna and Beyoncé may have excited audiences during the Super Bowl Halftime Show in the past, but it’s Katy Perry who absolutely crushed the millions watching the show on Sunday. Perry has garnered critical acclaim for her performance beyond what any female artist has received in the past. The New York Times describes how Katy… Read more »

Leann Rimes Shines In Duet With David Gray

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Country singer Leann Rimes joins British singer-songwriter David Gray in a duet version of his song “Snow in Vegas.” The song was originally released as part of his 2014 LP Mutineers. Gray explains, “Our collaboration sprang from a chance backstage meeting during my recent US tour.” Leann Rimes and her husband, actor Eddie Cibrian, have… Read more »

Gorillaz Set To Return, Co-Creator Releases New Artwork

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“Yes. Gorillaz returns.” That’s what Gorillaz co-founder Jamie Hewlett replied to a fan’s question on Instagram. The reply, coupled with new artwork of Murdoc and Noodle, gave fans hope that Gorillaz is ready to release a new album in the near future. According to the Verge, there hasn’t been an official announcement, but it is… Read more »

Meghan Trainor Denies Romance With Harry Styles

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Meghan Trainor has been receiving quite a bit of attention in recent months, since her song “All About That Bass” became a mega hit and inspired several covers. And what happens when one suddenly finds themselves thrust into the spotlight? Rumors. Trainor has reportedly been linked with One Direction member Harry Styles, who worked with… Read more »

Foo Fighters Honor The Greats And Support The Indies

The Foo Fighters honor the greats while being honored by others.

Foo Fighters have been considered one of the great rock bands of the ’90s. The band rose from the ashes of Nirvana after Kurt Cobain’s death. Frontman, Dave Grohl, was the drummer for the iconic grunge band. Since the creation of Foo Fighters, the band has risen to great heights. Now they are celebrating their… Read more »

Bob Marley’s Music And Life Celebrated For His 70th Birthday

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Bob Marley would have turned 70-years-old on February 6, 2015. His home country of Jamaica is remembering him with a six-day, star-studded festival starting February 1 in Negril, featuring artists such as Lutan Fyah, Anthony Cruz, and Mackie Conscious. The Bob Marley Museum in Kingston will host a symposium on Reggae’s influence on music, fashion,… Read more »

Blink-182 Rehearsing Amid Tom DeLonge Drama

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Blink-182 is reportedly rehearsing this week without Tom DeLonge, the band’s longtime guitarist and vocalist who recently penned an open letter to fans following rumors that he had quit the band. Mark Hoppus posted a photo of Blink-182’s rehearsal space on Instagram earlier this week, sparking rumors that they’ll have Matt Skiba of Alkaline Trio… Read more »

Iggy Azalea Gives Steve Madden The Boot On Twitter

Iggy Azalea Beefs With Steve Madden In Twitter Rant

Add Steve Madden to the list of celebrities Iggy Azalea has beef with. Just weeks after Azalea was at the center of a heated feud with rapper Azealia Banks, as reported by Inquisitr, the Australian rapper was apparently at it again on Thursday. This time, Iggy’s beef isn’t over Banks’ assertion that she usurped black… Read more »

Blink 182’s Tom DeLonge Writes A Letter Regarding Band’s Split

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Tom DeLonge of Blink 182 has written a letter to his fans in response to the band’s latest fallout. Recently, it was announced that Tom has decided to leave the band ‘indefinitely’ according to the L.A. Times. In another recent interview with Rolling Stone, bandmates Travis Baker and Matt Hoppus revealed that this decision stemmed… Read more »

Bruno Mars Tops Billboard Hot 100 While Kanye West Flop Song Falls Out

Bruno Mars' latest hit.

Bruno Mars is once again at the top of the Billboard Hot 100 chart with “Uptown Funk,” a collaboration with Mark Ronson. Billboard gushes about the success of Bruno Mars’ latest hit. “Mark Ronson’s ‘Uptown Funk!’ featuring Bruno Mars leads the Billboard Hot 100 for a fourth week. Plus, as it takes over atop Radio… Read more »