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Jack White dedicates “Icky Thump” to Donald Trump: “You can’t be a president and a prostitute, too!”

In the lead up to the 2016 presidential election, Jack White sold “Icky Trump” t-shirts in protest of then-candidate Donald Trump. During his headlining set at Governors Ball on Friday, the former White Striper once again used Icky Thump’s title track to deliver a stinging rebuke of Trump. After singing the song’s second verse (“White Americans, what/

Trent Reznor speaks out on “imbecile” Donald Trump: “We may be the most demoralized country in the world”

Trent Reznor is making the press rounds in advance of Bad Witch, the third and final installment in Nine Inch Nails’ multi-year music trilogy, which began with Not the Actual Events and Add Violence. In a new interview with Mexican outlet Warp (via Alternative Nation), he and collaborator Atticus Ross discussed the forthcoming release and Ross’ new role in NIN, as

'Darkness on the Edge of Town' at 40: Our Writers Answer Five Important Questions

On June 2, 1978, Bruce Springsteen released Darkness on the Edge of Town. The record, his first since 1975’s Born to Run made him a star, arrived after a lengthy lawsuit with his former manager Mike Appel. Although the lyrics didn’t directly reference the suit, his bitterness showed in the songwriting. Gone was the cinematic

Warren DeMartini Out? Ratt Announces First 2018 Tour Dates

Has Warren DeMartini parted ways with Ratt? The band has revealed tour dates for this year along with a press release in which the guitarist is conspicuous by his absence. Calling it a “new breed of Ratt,” the announcement boasts the participation of only lead singer Stephen Pearcy and bassist Juan Croucier, both of whom were

Dee Snider Releases New Lyric Video for 'Tomorrow's No Concern'

“‘Tomorrow’s No Concern’ is the perfect first single off of my new album For the Love of Metal,” Snider said in a press release. “Lyrically, it’s about me living for today, not in the past. So many people waste their lives away remembering the ‘glory days.’ While I am proud of all that I’ve done,

Coheed and Cambria share new song “The Dark Sentencer”: Stream

Coheed and Cambria, photo by Thaib A. Wahab Prog-punk innovators Coheed and Cambria have returned with a spacey new single, “The Dark Sentencer”, which, in addition to having about as-on-brand-of a title one could ask of the band, is a harbinger of a new, heretofore untitled LP to arrive sometime later this year via Roadrunner Records.

Gorillaz announce North American arena tour, Los Angeles Demon Dayz Festival

Gorillaz will return on June 29th with their new album, The Now Now. Band mastermind Damon Albarn described the Humanz follow-up as “a summer record,” but 2-D and co. will be extending the good times into fall when they head out on a North American tour this October. The short trek spans just seven dates, but each show is just as