Category Archives: News

Eels perform “Bone Dry” on Colbert: Watch

In April, Mark Oliver Everett returned with a new album from Eels called The Deconstruction. On Monday, Everett supported the release, which follows 2014’s The Cautionary Tales of Mark Oliver Everett, with an appearance on Colbert. He and his band performed their Eels’ latest single, “Bone Dry”, and to fit the song’s creepy aesthetic, the entire thing was shot with a

Bruce Springsteen performs “My Hometown” at the Tony Awards: Watch

He’s won an Oscar, he’s won a Grammy. and tonight, he took home a Tony–from the hands of Billy Joel, no less. Now, the only thing left for Bruce Springsteen to win is an Emmy, but he’s got plenty of time to lock that down. For now, though, the New Jersey bard celebrated his latest victory, which honors

The Actresses That Society Still Treats Like Second-Class Citizens

Music, Movies & Moods is a monthly free-form column in which Matt Melis explores the cracks between where art and daily life meet. This time, he talks to adult-film actress Ginger Banks about the harmful stigma facing sex workers. Stories have been the story of the past several months. We’ve watched their tellers wield the power

Did Paul McCartney Just Film A 'Carpool Karaoke' Episode?

Paul McCartney staged a surprise return to his hometown on Saturday (June 9) when he performed at the Philharmonic pub in Liverpool, U.K. for a select audience. The appearance seemed to be part of a TV feature recorded with James Corden, presumably for The Late Show. The Liverpool Echo reported that TV firm SRO Audiences

How Rock Music Shaped 'Bad Boy' Chef Anthony Bourdain

Anthony Bourdain — author, travel program host and onetime chef — was found dead in a hotel room in France of an apparent suicide by hanging. The man the Smithsonian Institution called “the original rock star” of the culinary world and “the Elvis of bad boy chefs” was 61 years old. Bourdain’s connections to music

25 Years Ago: Grunge, Metal and Rock Blend on 'Last Action Hero' Soundtrack

Last Action Hero was a box office bomb when it landed in theaters in late June 1993, another failed parody film in the vein of Top Secret! and Loaded Weapon 1. Taking aim at action movies, with one of the biggest names of the genre, Arnold Schwarzenegger, as its lead actor, the send-up failed to

Josh Homme, Barack Obama, Iggy Pop, others pay tribute to Anthony Bourdain

The world woke up to sad news today when we all learned of the death of Anthony Bourdain, the beloved TV personality, chef, and author. The 61-year-old died of an apparent suicide in France while filming an episode of his CNN show Parts Unknown. In the wake of his passing, prominent individuals from former political leaders