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Twenty One Pilots Accept First Grammy…Without Pants On


According to Alternative Press, Twenty One Pilots have just won their first Grammy for ‘Best Pop Duo/ Group Performance’. Of course, they do it in Twenty One Pilots fashion by going pantless on stage. “Anyone from anywhere can do anything,” Tyler Joseph said while accepting the award. Read More »

The Shins Announce New Album


According to Consequence Of Sound, The Shins have announced that they’re moving forward with their fifth studio album. James Mercer said that his label was trying to hold off on releasing the album in order to secure a better lineup position at Coachella, but fans were concerned that there would be no album, since The Shins weren’t on the Coachella lineup. ... Read More »

Gorillaz’s Drop A “Kick-Ass Women” Mixtape Ahead Of Album Release


According to Consequence Of Sound, this mixtape is sort of a window into the mind of where Gorillaz’s is at for their new album. “In search of new sounds and new inspiration, I found these kick-ass women who in their own individual ways are true pioneers in the writing, production and creation of MUSIC,” Noodle wrote on Twitter. “They have inspired me, ... Read More »

Foo Fighters Working On New Album in 2017

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According to Consequence of Sound,  Dave Graham, CEO of Latitude 38, the entertainment company behind BottleRock (music festival) told Dave Kerns of the Napa Valley Registry that “The Foo Fighters are in the studio all next year recording a new album and BottleRock may be their only show in 2017 in North America”. This would be the Foo Fighters’ 9th full ... Read More »

Cool Dude Eddie Vedder Donates $10,000 To Family


The Washington Post  published an article in mid-December about a mother of six, Tyshika Britten, who wrote in her plea on Craglist, that “the family was facing eviction and had no money for Christmas gifts”. Pearl Jam frontman, Eddie Vedder was drawn to the story, telling The Washington Post that, “I was just so moved by the story and what this mother did ... Read More »

Brendon Urie Reflects on 2016


Brendon Urie, Frontman for Panic! At The Disco, sat down with  Taylor Weatherby, of Billboard for a reflection on 2016. Panic! had a great year including a number 1 album, a co-headlining tour with Weezer, and a Grammy nomination. Read an excerpt of the interview here, and the rest at Billboard. Q: Since you just released Death of a Bachelor this past January, will ... Read More »

The Hollywood Sign Goes “Green” For A Day


The famous Hollywood sign in California has been changed to ‘Hollywood’. (Gabriel Olsen/Getty Images) The vote to legalize recreational marijuana happened on November 8th, 2016, but in typical fashionably late stoner style, the Hollywood sign was “improved” on January 1st, 2017. Laws and regulations regarding the use of marijuana recreationally don’t go into effect until January 1st, 2018. According to Billboard, this isn’t ... Read More »

Warped Tour 2017 is Happening


The dates have been released for Warped Tour 2017! According to Alternative Press, the lineup announcement and ticket on sale are coming this March. A teaser was posted to the Vans Warped Tour Twitter page. And here are all the dates for the tour:     Read More »