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The LCD Soundsystem Holiday Special Aims for Nostalgia to Mixed

Even after COVID forced LCD Soundsystem to cancel the remaining three shows of their 20-night Brooklyn Steel residency, the band hasn’t given up on trying to keep things jolly. On December 22nd, James Murphy and co. brought the holiday cheer to Amazon Prime Video with their part comedy, part concert …
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Scary Kids Scaring Kids + D

Early 2000s post-hardcore is coming back around! Scary Kids Scaring Kids and D.R.U.G.S. both reactivated in 2020 after extended periods of stasis, and now both acts will team up on a U.S. tour to kick off the year. As part of the “Velocity Records Tour,” the two acts will be …
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Astroworld: House Committee to Investigate Live Nation

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Foo Fighters, Smashing Pumpkins + More Announced for 2022 Beale

There’s not much better than Memphis in May, which is why once again the organizers of the annual Beale Street Music Festival are drawing top talent to their annual music weekend. The official lineup reveal is being split up this year, with the first batch of artists for the 2022 …
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New Found Glory’s Chad Gilbert Diagnosed With Cancer, Undergoes Surgery

New Found Glory guitarist Chad Gilbert has been diagnosed with a rare form of cancer called pheochromocytoma. The musician underwent successful surgery to remove the tumor earlier this month, but not before Gilbert’s wife saved his life after she found him unresponsive in bed. The past couple of weeks have …
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Read Me: Will Sergeant’s Bunnyman

Will Sergeant never considered himself a writer. “I was rubbish at school. I wasn’t interested in English at all or anything like that. I’m rubbish at writing. When at school, I used to just write any old crap just to get through. It would just be scribble. They’d be like, …
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Betty White’s Death Mourned by Lizzo, Halsey, Dionne Warwick &

Music stars are mourning the loss of comedy legend Betty White, who died at her home on Friday (Dec. 31) at age 99. Artists like Lizzo, Halsey, Dionne Warwick and many others took to social media on New Year’s Eve to remember White, the beloved star of classic television programs …
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Exit Interview: King Gizzard & the Lizard Wizard on Butterfly

When I call up Stu Mackenzie in mid-November for a year-end recap, there’s already way too much to talk about. His band, Australian psych-prog shapeshifters King Gizzard & the Lizard Wizard, recently announced a 2022 world tour; and they’ve brightened up this dismal pandemic era with three studio albums (including …
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Russia Labels Pussy Riot Members “Foreign Agents”

Pussy Riot’s Nadya Tolokonnikova and Nika Nikulshina have been officially labeled “foreign agents” by the Russian government, BBC News and The Associated Press report. The designation is a Russian government effort to stifle dissent and discredit anyone carrying the label. “Foreign agents” are required to append disclaimer statements to their …
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Nirvana Hits Back at Spencer Elden in Nevermind Cover Art

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Röyksopp Share New “(Nothing But) Ashes…” Video

Röyksopp have shared a new video for something called “(Nothing But) Ashes….” In the clip, featuring new music, a masked figure can be seen walking through a forest at night before finding a metal object on the ground. Check it out below. Torbjørn Brundtland and Svein Berge’s last studio LP …
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Janet Jackson Documentary Gets Release Date, New Trailer

Janet—the two-part, career-spanning documentary about Janet Jackson—will get its television premiere on January 28. Lifetime and A&E announced the news today on their social media accounts, where they shared a new three-minute trailer for the film. The clip includes interview segments with Missy Elliott, Mariah Carey, Q-Tip, Janelle Monae, Teyana …
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Nas to Release New Album Magic Tonight

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Exit Interview: Self Esteem Reflects on Finding Contentment in Her

For Rebecca Lucy Taylor, her entire 20s were flooded with self-questioning like: “What’s wrong with me? Why don’t I have that? Why aren’t I like that? Why haven’t I got that?” Once she stopped trying so hard to fix her life, it changed both on a personal and professional level. …
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Mining Metal: Top 10 Underground Metal Albums of 2021

Mining Metal is a monthly column from Heavy Consequence writers Joseph Schafer and Langdon Hickman. The focus is on noteworthy new music emerging from the non-mainstream metal scene, highlighting releases from small and independent labels — or even releases from unsigned acts. For the December edition, Joseph and Langdon pick …
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Chino Moreno’s ††† (Crosses) ink deal with Warner Records ahead

††† (Crosses), the electronic project of Deftones singer Chino Moreno and multi-instrumentalist Shaun Lopez (of the post-hardcore band Far), are currently working on new music. They’ve now found a label to release the upcoming album after inking a deal with Warner Records. The signing comes after the duo teased that …
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5 Albums I Can’t Live Without: Laura Jane Grace

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Signed Ozzy Osbourne Coat, Gene Simmons Artwork Hit Auction Block

It’s always interesting to see how much personal items from your favorite rockers will fetch, and if you’ve got some money burning a hole in your pocket after the holidays, you might consider bidding on items from the MusiCares Charity Relief Auction, including two limited-edition pieces of Gene Simmons artwork …
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You Can Stream Both of Metallica’s 40th Anniversary Shows for

Metallica‘s historic pair of 40th anniversary shows which took place on Dec. 17 and Dec. 19 at the Chase Center in San Francisco, California can now be streamed for a limited time. The first show came one day after an official proclamation declared Dec. 16 “Metallica Day” in San Francisco, …
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Swarovski Crystal Exhibit Highlights Gloves Worn by Lady Gaga and

“It’s literally like living in a disco ball here,” says fashion designer Michael Schmidt during a video call from the new exhibit that he’s put together spotlighting iconic fashion items worn by mega-stars and all featuring Swarovski crystals. Taking sparkling and dazzling to new heights, the exhibition of embellished costumes opened in …
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Nirvana file motion to dismiss Nevermind baby lawsuit: Spencer Elden

Nirvana has filed a motion to dismiss the “Nevermind baby” lawsuit that accuses the band and other defendants of violating child pornography laws with the iconic album cover. Spencer Elden, now 30 years old, continues to allege that the cover image used as the cover of 1991’s Nevermind, which depicts …
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Jimmy Fallon Talks Landing Ariana Grande & Megan Thee Stallion

If Mariah Carey is the Queen of Christmas, is Jimmy Fallon angling to be the King? After all, the Tonight Show host has the new pandemic-era holiday song “It Was A… (Masked Christmas)” alongside pop powerhouses Ariana Grande and Megan Thee Stallion, which debuts on Billboard‘s Holiday Digital Song Sales …
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Mdou Moctar Announces 2022 Tour, Releases Live at the Niger

Mdou Moctar has announced a lengthy run of 2022 tour dates. The trek kicks off on February 27 in North Carolina and brings the guitarist and his band around the world, making stops in the United States, Canada, England, Germany, France, Sweden, and more. The world tour will wrap up …
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The Lumineers Land Fifth Alternative Airplay No

The Lumineers top Billboard‘s Alternative Airplay chart with a lead single from an album for a fourth straight time, as “Brightside” rises to No. 1 on the Dec. 25-dated survey. “Brightside” is the duo’s fifth total No. 1. The act first led with “Ho Hey” in 2012, followed by “Ophelia” …
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Randy Edelman: “A Life…In 80 Minutes.” Back By Popular Demand

Back by popular demand join world renowned composer, maestro, and pop recording star Randy Edelman as he shares the soundtrack of his life in a dazzling, and unparalleled piano extravaganza entitled Randy Edelman: “A Life…In 80 Minutes.” Randy will grace the stage of the new chic venue “Chelsea Table & Stage“  located @ the Hilton …
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Rage Against the Machine Have U

And fans did what Rage told them! They voted, voted and voted and Rage Against the Machine‘s “Killing in the Name” has been voted as the Favorite Christmas No. 1 of all-time in a new poll in the U.K. For those who need a refresher on the significance of this, …
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Neil Young Unearths Previously Lost 1987 Album Summer Songs

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