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Album Review: Lil Nas X Proves More Than a 10-Gallon Novelty Act on 7 EP

The Lowdown: In case you fell asleep four months ago and have just now woken up, Atlanta rapper Lil Nas X became a divisive figure in March when his country-trap breakout hit, “Old Town Road”, was pulled from Billboard’s Hot Country Songs chart for “not embrac[ing] enough elements of today’s country music.” This move from

Stephen King’s The Stand series eyeing James Marsden, Whoopi Goldberg, and more: Report

Casting has reportedly begun on CBS All Access’ adaptation of Stephen King’s apocalyptic opus, The Stand. According to a new report by Collider, writer and director Josh Boone is amidst pre-production and beginning to eye stars for the story’s many, many names. Those already being discussed include James Marsden, Amber Heard, Whoopi Goldberg, Greg Kinnear, Odessa

Devin Townsend on Nickelback’s Chad Kroeger: “He is almost more like a scientist than he is a rock musician”

An unlikely friendship has been formed by two Canadian rock musicians — one the multiplatinum mainstream rock artist Chad Kroeger of Nickelback, and the other the unconventional metal musician Devin Townsend. Townsend recently spoke with Heavy Consequence about his latest album, the stylistically all-encompassing Empath, and also discussed his friendship with Kroeger, and the effect

Damon Albarn says music “needs” to be more political

Last November saw Damon Albarn and the rest of The Good, The Bad & The Queen finally release their long-awaited sophomore album, Merrie Land. As the band told Consequence of Sound in a Track By Track breakdown of the excellent record, the LP is chock-full of political references. “Written in the tumultuous wake of Brexit, the

Rivers Cuomo confirms two more Weezer albums: “Van Weezer is in mortal combat with Okay Human”

Rivers Cuomo is unstoppable. On Friday, Weezer will release their second album of 2019, The Black Album, which follows this past January’s The Teal Album, their collection of covers that includes their chart-topping Toto’s “Africa”. That’s just the tip of the iceberg, though. In a new interview with Entertainment Weekly, Cuomo has confirmed that the

The Simpsons may be more valuable to Disney off the air

The Simpsons is currently amidst its 30th season. By its end, Matt Groening’s long-running series will have 663 original episodes to its name, which is not just an impressive feat, but a lucrative one. That’s good. The problem is that those dollar signs will soon be reflecting in the eyes of Disney, who will eventually

Born of Osiris’ Lee McKinney on the Dangers of Technology, the State of Metal, and More

Progressive metalcore act Born of Osiris have remained a consistent force in heavy music, thanks to the group’s penchant for marrying impressive technical instrumentation with undeniable melody. The Illinois outfit recently released its new studio album, The Simulation, which centers around a theme that’s a hot topic right now: the dangers of technology. “We choose to