On January 30th, Pearl Jam guitarist Mike McCready and Screaming Trees drummer Barrett Martin will celebrate the 20th anniversary of their side project Mad Season's lone LP Above with a unique performance alongside the Seattle Symphony. The event is called "Mad Season Sonic Evolution," and fellow Seattle greats like Soundgarden's Chris Cornell......more
Months after Run the Jewels' El-P and Killer Mike pledged to remix their acclaimed Run the Jewels 2 using only cat samples, El-P took to Twitter to offer up a preview of Meow the Jewels and announce that the reworked LP had secured a very special feline guest: Internet sensation Lil Bub.
"Just got a......more
When Liam Gallagher's Beady Eye split up in October 2014, Oasis fans immediately began wondering whether Liam and Noel Gallagher could finally cast aside their differences and reunite the (What's the Story) Morning Glory? band after nearly six years apart.
While Noel Gallagher originally recommended that Liam "should make a solo record," signaling he had no......more
Edgar Froese, founding member and keyboardist of the long-running band Tangerine Dream and an electronic music pioneer, passed away after suffering a pulmonary embolism on January 20th. Froese was 70.
"This is a message to you we are very sorry for… On January 20th, Tuesday afternoon, Edgar Froese suddenly and unexpectedly......more
Ryan Adams' 2014 self-titled album was one of the more downcast, melancholic LPs in the singer-songwriter's vast catalog. While much of Ryan Adams' moodier tone was likely the result of his struggle with the debilitating Ménière's disease and the death of his grandmother, this too perhaps informed his latest album: Ryan Adams and......more
Johnny Ramone's Mosrite guitar, one of only nine Mosrites the legendary punk guitarist owned, sold at auction Thursday for a whopping $71,875, Boston-based auction RR Auction announced. The red guitar, personally owned and used by Ramone for at least seven years, was also autographed by the Rock and Roll Hall......more
Best known for writing such Number One hits as Luke Bryan's "Drink a Beer" and Josh Turner's "Your Man," Chris Stapleton has announced his debut solo album. The record, titled Traveller, will be released May 5th on Mercury Records. Stapleton gave journalists and Nashville insiders a preview of the album......more
The owner of recordings by the Flying Burrito Brothers, Hot Tuna and New Riders of the Purple Sage has filed seven lawsuits against the major streaming companies, alleging they are playing music that was released before 1972 illegally. Among the defendants are Apple's Beats, Sony, Google, Rdio, Songza, Slacker and......more