Music

  • ‘Beastie Boys Book’ Coming in October

    ‘Beastie Boys Book’ Coming in October

    A long in the works book centered on universally adored band the Beastie Boys finally has a release date, and even better, Beastie Boys Book is now available for pre-order. As you might expect given the subject matter, it’s not a typical rock memoir or autobiography: “With a style as distinctive and eclectic as a Beastie Boys […]

  • ‘4U: A Symphonic Celebration of Prince’ Tour Curated by Questlove

    ‘4U: A Symphonic Celebration of Prince’ Tour Curated by Questlove

    The Prince estate recently announced an as yet untitled album of unreleased Prince tracks is coming soon, but that’s not all they’ve got whipped up for this year. Rolling Stone reports that Questlove and the Wolf Trap Orchestra (as well as a live band and several different singers) are coming together to bring 4U: A Symphonic Celebration of Prince to […]

  • ‘Bohemian Rhapsody': Queen’s Freddie Mercury Biopic (Teaser)

    ‘Bohemian Rhapsody': Queen’s Freddie Mercury Biopic (Teaser)

    There have been rumblings about a biopic of Queen frontman Freddie Mercury for a while now, including those regarding Sacha Baron Cohen being cast, as well as the film’s troubled production and the exit of director Bryan Singer. But it’s all coming together now, and Bohemian Rhapsody finally has a new teaser trailer online. In case “Rami Malek […]

  • “Enter Sandman (FUNKED UP)” by The North 41 (Video)

    “Enter Sandman (FUNKED UP)” by The North 41 (Video)

    The world would probably continue to turn without kitschy funk covers of popular rock favorites. But really, what would be the point? Chicago funk outfit The North 41 has provided a new one that’s getting a lot of viral attention online, a Metallica cover entitled “Enter Sandman (FUNKED UP)” that earns its “FUNKED UP” designation […]

  • ‘Appetite for Destruction: Locked N’ Loaded’ $1000 Box Set (Video)

    ‘Appetite for Destruction: Locked N’ Loaded’ $1000 Box Set (Video)

    Maybe you consider yourself a fan of pioneering rock band Guns N’ Roses, despite all the trials and tribulations that such fans have had to endure over the last couple decades. But even then, it’s statistically unlikely that you’re enough of a fan to plunk down nearly a thousand dollars on the new Appetite for Destruction: […]

  • “This Is America”: New Song and Video from Childish Gambino

    “This Is America”: New Song and Video from Childish Gambino

    Donald Glover, otherwise known as Childish Gambino, is experiencing yet another peak in his career. He hosted Saturday Night Live over the weekend, and he dropped a new music video for a new track called “This Is America.” As you’re probably inclined to guess given the title, the video is a bit disturbing. On the off chance […]

  • Record Player App is Shazam for Album Covers

    Record Player App is Shazam for Album Covers

    For many years, the general practice in the record industry was to place both the name of the album and the recording artist prominently on the cover of that album. But for many albums, this is not the case — think Spinal Tap’s infamous Black Album for one notorious example. For these eclectic album covers, there is now […]

  • ‘The Killers Career Vinyl Box’ Coming Soon

    ‘The Killers Career Vinyl Box’ Coming Soon

    Hey, have you ever wanted to own every Killers record in one box? In a month and a half you’ll be able to, as that’s when the descriptively titled box set The Killers Career Vinyl Box comes out. Here’s the full contents: Hot Fuss (2004, LP) Sam’s Town (2006, LP) Sawdust (2007, 2LP) Day & Age (2008) […]

  • ‘The Rolling Stones Studio Albums Vinyl Collection 1971-2016′ (Video)

    ‘The Rolling Stones Studio Albums Vinyl Collection 1971-2016′ (Video)

    The Rolling Stones, as a b(r)and, have probably released more disgustingly overstuffed box sets than any other act. And as is usually the case, they aren’t done, having recently announced a giant vinyl box set covering the latter portion of their recorded output. It’s entitled, simply The Rolling Stones Studio Albums Vinyl Collection 1971-2016. It’s a deluxe […]