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R.E.M.’s Peter Buck and Joseph Arthur announce new band, Arthur Buck, debut album out later this year

R.E.M.‘s Peter Buck and singer-songwriter Joseph Arthur have formed a new band. They’ll be calling themselves Arthur Buck, and their debut album drops later this year via New West Records. Buck and Arthur go back a ways. Arthur opened for R.E.M. in 2004, and the pair shared a stage in 2014 to pay tribute to the late

Yes to Re-Release 'Fly From Here' LP With New Vocals

Yes fans will gather together to celebrate the band’s 50th anniversary next month, and among the goodies the group has planned for the convention will be Fly From Here – Return Trip, a limited-edition version of their 2011 album with new lead vocals performed by producer Trevor Horn, who also remixed the record. Horn, who

Ranking: Valentine’s Day Films from Worst to Best

This feature originally ran in February 2015. We’re reposting it for, you guessed it, Valentine’s Day. Valentine’s Day, a loved or loathed holiday depending upon one’s relationship status and willingness to succumb to commercialism’s flowers-and-candy paradigm, is nigh. And what better way to celebrate after gift-giving — or throwing a Singles Appreciation party or eating

Styx, Joan Jett and Tesla Join Together for U.S. Summer Tour

Styx and Joan Jett will hit the road as co-headliners for summer shows throughout the U.S. Tesla are the support act for dates that begin on May 30 in Irvine, Calif. Tickets go on sale beginning Friday at 10AM local time, with various VIP packages available tomorrow. A complete list of dates, cities and venues can be

Yasiin Bey (Mos Def) announces new Black Star album with Talib Kweli and Madlib

One of hip-hop’s most celebrated collaborations may be in for a 2018 revival. During a surprise appearance at a Madlib DJ set in Denver on Saturday evening, Yasiin Bey (fka Mos Def) revealed that he and Talib Kweli have plans for a new Black Star album this year. This September will mark the 20th anniversary

Breaking Down Star Trek: Discovery: Season One

Like many Trek series before it, Discovery’s first season has been a mish-mash of ideas, concepts and tones, the show struggling more than most of its brethren to find its place in the franchise’s vaunted legacy. At once an attempt to update the franchise to the sensibilities of modern TV (a darker tone, serialized storylines,

Smashing Pumpkins Tease Major Announcement

We’ve known for a while that Smashing Pumpkins have been planning something big, and they’re almost ready to tell the world about it. An announcement is expected to be made on Thursday, Feb. 15, 2018 at noon Eastern. One the home page of their website, they’ve launched a countdown clock that reaches zero at that particular time.