Tag Archives: Years

Dixie Chicks announce first new album in 14 years

Dixie Chicks are set to release their first new album in 14 years. Appearing on the podcast Spiritualgasm (via Taste of Country), Dixie Chicks singer Natalie Maines revealed that the forthcoming effort is titled Gaslighter and is comprised entirely of original material. “Our last album was the most personal and autobiographical we’d ever been,” Maines

15 Years Ago, Mastodon’s Leviathan Took Fans on a High Seas Metal Adventure

Mastodon have become a household name in the world of metal, thanks to a discography that is home to some incredible albums. With killer riffs, intriguing themes, and progressive mentality, the Atlanta-based metal band has continuously captivated the minds and ears of listeners with each release. One of the more impactful records in their career

Gruff Rhys Celebrates 20 Years of Guerrilla

Listen via Apple Podcasts | Spotify | Google Play | Stitcher | Radio Public | RSS Super Furry Animals frontman Gruff Rhys gave Kyle Meredith a call to discuss his latest solo record, Pang, and how it got its start with Damon Albarn’s Africa Express. It’s an album sang entirely in Welsh, with flares of African rhythms and American expressions, making it a worldly album in

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