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Freddie Mercury biopic finds new director

Twentieth Century Fox has tapped Dexter Fletcher to replace Bryan Singer as director of its Freddie Mercury biopic, Bohemian Rhapsody. Fletcher helmed last year’s Eddie the Eagle biopic on British skier Eddie Edwards. He’s also known for his acting work in Guy Ritchie’s Lock Stock and Two Smoking Barrels and HBO’s Band of Brothers mini-series.

What Was 2017's Song of the Year? UCR Fan Choice Awards

We’ve already chosen our Top 20 Songs of 2017 and now it’s time for you to decide. We’ve taken those same songs and we’re asking you to decide: What was your favorite track released by a classic rocker in the last year? A handful of these tunes touch on, or are directly about, the issues

Dead and Company Postpone Show Due to John Mayer Hospitalization

Dead & Company have postponed tonight’s concert in New Orleans after member John Mayer was admitted to the hospital. The band announced the news on its Facebook page, noting that Mayer was admitted “for emergency appendectomy” earlier today. The show will be rescheduled, and tickets for tonight’s postponed concert will be honored at that later date. Mayer

John Oliver presses Dustin Hoffman on sexual harassment allegations

Dustin Hoffman has been accused of sexually harassing a 17-year-old production assistant on the of the 1985 TV film adaptation of Death of a Salesman. This evening, the veteran actor was forced to publicly address the allegations during a Q&A preceding a 20th anniversary screening of Wag the Dog. Last Week Tonight host John Oliver moderated the

When Nikki Sixx Refused to Write a Letter to Get Out of Japanese Jail

Nikki Sixx briefly declined to write a letter that would have gotten the Motley Crue bassist and his former manager Don McGhee out of jail. It took an assist from one of Japan’s most famous promoters to finally free them. “We played Japan in December of ’87 and took the bullet train from Tokyo to

Spoon burn through three songs from Hot Thoughts, give interview on CBS This Morning: Watch

Fresh off a performance of “Do I Have To Talk You Into It” on The Tonight Show, Spoon returned to the small screen on Saturday for a rousing three-song set to accompany a fun, revealing interview on CBS This Morning. During the interview, frontman Britt Daniel and bassist Rob Pope discussed their process (“[S]peaking in

U2 perform “American Soul” and “Get Out Of Your Own Way” on SNL: Watch

U2 appeared as the musical guest on this week’s Saturday Night Live in support of their newly released album, Songs of Experience. They performed “American Soul” featuring a pre-recorded spoken-word opening from Kendrick Lamar. They later returned to the stage to do “Get Out Of Your Own Way”. Replay both performances below. Songs of the Experience is out