Zola Jesus has announced plans to release a new album titled Taiga. The singer will released her fifth LP this October, which will be a followup to last year's Versions, a collection of classical arrangements picked from 2011's Conatus. There's a short trailer announcing the new album below.
YouTube won't stand for any kind of resistance. The site, which recently announced that it will launch its own paid streaming music service, is threatening various record labels by saying it will remove videos affiliated with these groups. Artists involved in this dispute include Radiohead, Adele, Jack White, Arctic Monkeys...
In between taking the Herculean amount of drugs that made member Pete Doherty a human scarecrow warning against the dangers of excessive, The Libertines manages to be a pretty decent rock band. It seems that they think so, too, as the band is getting back together for the inevitable reunion tour.
Morrissey has cancelled the rest of his U.S. tour. The former Smiths singer had reschedule a number of shows due to a virus that he contracted back in May, but now all of the shows are off for good.
Canadian indie-rockers The New Pornographers have announced plans to release a new LP titled Brill Bruisers, their first album since 2010's Together. Brill Bruises will hit stands stores and digital shelves on August 26 via Matador. The band as also shared the title track of the album, which you can check out below.
This week, Spoon announced that they plan to release a new album later this year. The indie rock band even revealed a few tunes off the upcoming LP, titled They Want My Soul. More details below. Also, there's a trailer for the HBO documentary Made In America, which is a behind-the-scenes look at Jay-Z's Philadelphia music...
Interpol fans who worried about the band’s hiatus and the exit of bassist Carlos D can now breathe a sigh of relief—the hand has announced their fifth studio album, along with a summer tour.
Jack White is a golden god and he's not afraid to show it in the music video for his latest single "Lazaretto." The black-and-white clip shows shattered glass, a car doing donuts against a pale floor, and a disco ball smashing into a wall in slow-motion. It's chaotic, just like the song. Check it out.
Dave Grohl has been talking about a new Foo Fighters album for a while now. We know it's coming–and that it's going to be "awesome"–but the details, thus far, have been scarce. However, now we're getting a new piece of crucial information – the album's release date. The as-yet-untitled effort will be released in November through Roswell/RCA.
For anyone who’s followed the career arc of the Beastie Boys, this next little news bit will likely not come as much of a surprise: the band will never issue new music under the name “the Beastie Boys” ever again.
This week, pop star Ariana Grande released the official music video for her hit song "Problem," which features female MC Iggy Azalea. Check it out below. Also, Queen announced that they are going to release a new album. All that and more below.
Iggy Azalea has reached the status of the Beatles on the Billboard Hot 100. The Australian rapper's summer hit "Fancy" (featuring Charli XCX) reaches No. 1 on this week's track chart, while Ariana Grande's "Problem," which features Azalea, hits No. 2.
Earlier this year teen icon Lorde announced that she would be postponing her Australian tour due to poor health. After winning a Grammy and performing at Coachella, the 17-year-old artist returned home to rest and recuperate from a “really nasty chest infection” and “general ill health" to be able to continue touring for the rest of the year. And it looks like she's all better because...
Spotify is celebrating a milestone in music streaming today. The company announced that it now has 10 million paying subscribers globally, and a total of 40 million active users worldwide.
The fascinating duo Die Antwoord have revealed plans to release a new album, titled Donker Mag, on June 3 via Zef Recordz. The group also released a gruesome new music video for their song "Pitbull Terrier." Check it out below.
Jeff Tweedy—eccentric frontman for Wilco, solo artist, all-around mercurial headcase of an artist—has confirmed his rumored new tour… along with a new solo album, and a new band, to boot.
This week, the Internet went wild when TMZ posted a surveillance video of Solange Knowles attacking one of the most powerful celebrities/rappers in the world, her brother-in-law Jay-Z. The rapper, Beyonce and Solange have since issued a statement. Check it out below. Also, Arcade Fire released the complete music video for "We Exist." All that and more below.
Lana Del Rey is getting ready to drop her new album Ultraviolence. The songstress announced that her second LP will drop on June 17 via Interscope/Polydor. She also revealed the artwork for the album. Check it out below:
Bob Dylan may be 72-years-old but that doesn't mean he's done with music. The legendary musician revealed that he has plans to release a new album sometime this year. He also released a cover of Frank Sinatra's "Full Moon and Empty Arms."
Just in case that headline was a little too vague or obscure for you, allow us to clarify—last week after the Met Gala in New York, Jay Z, Beyonce, her sister Solange, and a bodyguard got into an elevator. And then Solange proceeded to hit, slap, punch, and kick Jay Z. So that happened.