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The Strokes announce New Year’s Eve concert in Brooklyn [Updated]

The Strokes will play a hometown New Year’s Eve concert at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn on December 31st. The show serves as a sort-of make up performance for the band’s canceled headlining set at Governors Ball Music Festival this past June. As such, Governors Ball ticket-holders will have access to an earlier, exclusive pre-sale

The Simpsons’ composer Alf Clausen sues Fox for firing him after 27 years

Composer Alf Clausen was fired from The Simpsons back in 2017. He soundtracked the show for 27 seasons, scoring more than 560 episodes. Now, he’s suing FOX for firing him for allegedly ableist and ageist reasons. On Monday, Clausen fired a lawsuit against FOX, claiming that he was fired because of his age. FOX’s parent

35 Years Ago, Metallica Took a Quantum Leap on Ride the Lightning

The first four Metallica albums are among the genre’s most powerful and enduring documents, and while the band’s debut LP, Kill ‘Em All, was a landmark for thrash metal, Ride the Lightning presented a quantum leap in terms of songwriting and structure. Kill ‘Em All leaned heavily on elements of boogie beats nabbed from ’70s

David Fincher announces first new movie in five years

David Fincher has announced his first film in five years. According to The Hollywood Reporter, the veteran filmmaker is pairing up with Oscar-winning actor Gary Oldman to tell the story of Citizen Kane co-writer Herman Mankiewicz. It’s called Mank, it’s going to be shot in black in white, and it’s going to Netflix. Naturally, Oldman

Ultra Music Festival is leaving Miami after 21 years

Though Florida is no stranger to shocking news, the latest news from Ultra Music Festival is both surprising and simultaneously expected. After being based in Miami for 21 years ever since it’s inaugural festival in 1999, Ultra Music Festival is now looking for a new home. According to an open letter the festival shared today,

Modest Mouse to release first new single in four years

Later this month, Modest Mouse will return with their first new single in four years. The Pacific Northwest indie rock veterans will release “Poison the Well” as a digital single on March 29th. It will then be pressed on limited-edition “triangular mint-green” vinyl, b/w another new song, for Record Store Day (April 13th). Modest Mouse

Phantom Planet announce first public performance in seven years

Back in January, Phantom Planet played a secret show in Beverley Hills, which marked their first known performance since 2012. Now, the band has confirmed their first public performance. On May 19th, Phantom Planet will appear at The Hop Jam, the annual beer and music festival staged by Hanson in Tulsa, Oklahoma. The band marked