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Star Wars Goes Electro

Plus, priceless guitar gets smashed in Tarantino film and Trump keeps using Adele's music

0 Comments · Wednesday, February 10, 2016
The new Star Wars EDM album will sound silly in 40 years; the Martin guitar company vows to never again lend instruments for use in film after a priceless one is smashed in The Hateful Eight; and, though he's stopped using male musicians' music at rallies when asked, Trump ignores Adele's similar request.   

Stumping and Singing

Plus, Pantera singer Phil Anselmo is down with white (wine) power and everyone is repsonsible for the Guns N' Roses tour

0 Comments · Wednesday, February 3, 2016
The Guardian gives a rundown of which presidential candidates receive music-star support (sorry, Ted Cruz); Phil Anselmo apologizes for "white power" outburst, using the old "I was talking about the wine!" excuse; and Guns N' Roses thanks us (and Steven Tyler) for helping to get Axl and Slash back together.   

Galapagos Island in the Sun

Rivers Cuomo locked in for weird trip, Neil deGrasse Tyson takes on B.o.B. flat-earth theory and Donald Trump mistakenly asserts white people don't get BET Awards

0 Comments · Wednesday, January 27, 2016
Weezer offers pre-order perk that includes a Greyhound bus trip to the Galapagos Islands to go bird watching with singer Rivers Cuomo — and someone bought it; rapper B.o.B. insists the earth is flat, but Neil deGrasse Tyson schools him on reality; and Donald Trump defends lack of Oscar diversity by pointing out that "whites" don't get nominated for BET Awards, which — surprise! — is empirically false.   

David Bowie 1947-2016

Plus, Spotify gets sued by artists and a French soccer team might not use Phil Collins to get pumped up anymore

0 Comments · Wednesday, January 13, 2016
The world loses one of its most influential artists to cancer, Spotify is facing two massive lawsuits instigated by songwriters David Lowery and Melissa Ferrick and a French soccer club might switch its walk-up music and no longer rely on an ’80s Phil Collins song to get them pumped up.  

He Will Rise Again …

Pre-death, Lemmy promises post-mortem stage return, Mötley Crüe plays final show (yeah right) and Coachella spotlights the reunion craze

0 Comments · Wednesday, January 6, 2016
In one of his final interviews, Lemmy promises to return after death to haunt Tears for Fears fans; Tommy Lee gets stuck upside down on his rollercoaster drumset during Mötley Crüe's last concert; and Coachella proves that the "band breakup" is a highly profitable career move.  

A Fab Streaming Christmas

Plus, Columbia House to reopen with vinyl and Enrique Iglesias causes stir in Sri Lanka

0 Comments · Wednesday, December 30, 2015
The Beatles finally come to streaming services on Christmas Eve, Columbia House to relaunch as a vinyl-supplying outlet and the president of Sri Lanka is outraged over bra-throwing at an Enrique Iglesias concert.   

FLOTUS/POTUS Make Music Headlines

Plus, Filter frontman says sorry for Weiland comments and the pricey Wu-Tang album saga takes another weird turn

0 Comments · Wednesday, December 16, 2015
The president and first lady make some Hip Hop music news headlines; Filter's Richard Patrick apologizes for calling out Scott Weiland's addiction problems earlier this year; and it turns out that the most hated man in America bought that really expensive Wu-Tang album.  

Wikipedia as Backstage Pass

Fan uses Wikipedia for backstage access, Pitchfork pans Pope's album and Morrissey wins literary award

0 Comments · Wednesday, December 9, 2015
Fan of Peking Duk celebrated for getting backstage at a concert by the Electronic duo with self-manipulated Wikipedia entry; the Pope's new album earns a 3.15 review from Pitchfork; and Morrissey's novel earns a literary award — the Bad Sex in Fiction Award for 2015.  

Wu-Tang Sells Super-Rarity

Plus, Thom Yorke compares YouTube to Nazis and Trump finally finds a conflict-free campaign rally song

0 Comments · Wednesday, December 2, 2015
Wu-Tang Clan sold one copy of a new album for "millions," and the rest of us might not get to hear it in our lifetimes; Radiohead's Thom Yorke compares YouTube to the Nazis; and Dee Snider says he gave permission to "pretty chill guy" Donald Trump to use Twisted Sister's "We're Not Gonna Take It" at rallies.   

A Toothy Holiday Classic?

U.K. holiday special on Shane MacGowan's teeth planned, Florida cop jams with Death Metal band and Jimmy Iovine apologizes for sexist remarks

0 Comments · Tuesday, November 24, 2015
U.K. TV audiences will be treated to a holiday-time special about Shane MacGowan's teeth; a Florida cop causes a stir by singing "Let the killing begin!" with Death Metal band Vital Remains; and Jimmy Iovine apologizes for saying Apple Music helps poor lost women discover the right music for when they're sitting around "complaining about boys."  

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