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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

Lana Del Rey says new album Norman Fucking Rockwell is “completely finished”

Earlier this year, Lana Del Rey announced plans to release a new album called Norman Fucking Rockwell in 2019. Now, the California pop artist has confirmed that the Lust for Life follow-up is officially done. As Billboard points out, Del Rey revealed the exciting news during an Instagram Live stream on Sunday, telling her followers that Norman

Donald Trump says people used to tell him he looked like Elvis

Donald Trump says a lot of things. Agree to disagree, but most of them are complete bullshit, which was expected from him as a celebrity, but has become, well, something of a tiny nuisance for the Western world seeing how he’s now the President. Well, as he’s wont to do, Trump has kept that tradition

Live Review: Elton John Says Goodbye to Chicago With Tears, Memories, and Jams (10/26)

Burning Out His Fuse Up Here With Everyone: Make no mistake, Elton John is a showman. Ever since he first toured in 1970 behind his eponymous sophomore album, he’s been a force to reckon with on stage. His countless costume changes, buoyant personality, and all-too-contagious energy has brought smiles, tears, and hope to millions upon millions

Conan tearfully says goodbye to Jimmy Vivino and the Basic Cable Band: Watch

Come January, Conan O’Brien will be slimming his TBS show down to 30 minutes, doing away with any musical guests. Apparently, part of that change now includes parting ways with his longtime house band, Jimmy Vivino and the Basic Cable Band. In a rather surprising turn of events, last night marked the end of the

Slash Says Most Fights in Bands Were Fueled by Cocaine

Guns N’ Roses guitarist Slash argued that almost all fights that take place in any band are fueled by cocaine, and revealed that he’d lost and then found a “poignant” track he’d recorded with late Linkin Park frontman Chester Bennington. In a discussion about the challenges of keeping a band lineup together – not least

Chris Hardwick denies sexual abuse allegations, says he was a victim of infidelity

Popular podcaster and TV host Chris Hardwick has been accused of psychological and sexual abuse by his former girlfriend, actress Chloe Dykstra. In a post published to medium on Friday, the 29-year-old Dykstra detailed her three-plus year relationship with Hardwick during which time she was constantly “snapped/yelled at” and sexually assaulted. As a result of his abuse, Dykstra said she