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Album Review: Melkbelly – Nothing Valley

There’s something desperate about the Midwestern summer, a certain revved-up edge to any nice day that’s brought about by memories of the miserable just passed and almost returning. That impatient pursuit of fun takes a musical form on Nothing Valley, the debut album from Chicago’s Melkbelly and inaugural release for Wax Nine Records, the Carpark

Liam Gallagher, Aerosmith’s Joe Perry join Foo Fighters to cover The Beatles’ “Come Together”: Watch

Yesterday marked the stacked one-day festival that was the Foo Fighters‘ Cal JAM, which found artists like Queens of the Stone Age, Babes in Toyland, Cage the Elephant, and Wolf Alice descend upon San Bernardino, California. Also on the lineup was Liam Gallagher, who joined the Foos during their closing set for a rocking rendition

Troubling video shows Nelly flirting with an underage girl during concert on Friday night

Nelly was arrested early Saturday morning in Washington, accused of raping a woman aboard his tour bus. Hours before the alleged incident took place, the 42-year-old rapper performed at the White River Amphitheatre in Auburn, Washington. As The Daily Beast points out, a troubling video from the concert has now surfaced online. It shows Nelly flirting

Austin’s Sound On Sound Festival has been canceled

This year’s Sound On Sound Festival has been canceled after losing its primary financial backer. “Due to several recent roadblocks outside of our control and in an effort to do right by our fans, the decision to cancel the event was our only real option,” the festival organizers said in a statement. The Austin, Texas-based

The War On Drugs cover Tom Petty’s “Time to Move On” in Los Angeles: Watch

The War On Drugs are in the midst of a tour behind their latest and quite good album, A Deeper Understanding, and last night they joined the ranks of those paying tribute in concert to the late, great Tom Petty by opening their show in LA with “Time to Move On”. The song comes from Petty’s 1994

Sam Smith announces new album and North American tour, unveils “Pray”: Stream

Ahead of his appearance on Saturday Night Live this weekend, Sam Smith has formally announced his sophomore studio album. He’s also revealed a new single and mapped out dates for an extensive supporting tour. The album is entitled, The Thrill Of It All, and is set to arrive November 3rd through Capitol Records. He recorded

Robert Plant unveils new solo album, Carry Fire: Stream

Photo by Mads Perch Next Friday, October 13th, Robert Plant will issue his brand new solo album, Carry Fire. In anticipation, the 11-track LP is streaming in full on NPR. Due through Nonesuch/Warner Bros. Records, the new solo record follows 2014’s lullaby and… The Ceaseless Roar. It was self-produced and recorded mainly at Top Cat studio in Wiltshire. Accompanying the