Watch Nice as F–k's New Retro-Styled 'Guns' Video

Nice as Fuck – comprising Jenny Lewis, Au Revoir Simone's Erika Forster and the Like's Tennessee Thomas – are all about peace in their new video for "Guns." Befitting the retro-tinged tune, the Luke Rathborne-directed clip has a vintage vibe,...

Rae Sremmurd Announce Dates for First Headlining Tour

Hip-hop duo Swae Lee and Slim Jxmmi, who perform as Rae Sremmurd, have announced dates for their first-ever headlining tour. The pair will be hitting the road this fall in support of their second album, SremmLife 2, which will be released on Friday via...

Ed Sheeran Sued for Allegedly Copying Marvin Gaye's 'Let's Get It On'

Ed Sheeran has been hit with another copyright infringement lawsuit, this one filed by the heirs of Ed Townsend, who co-wrote Marvin Gaye's "Let's Get It On," Reuters reports. The Townsend family claims that Sheeran's Grammy-winning song "Thinking Out Loud" uses harmonic...

Led Zeppelin's Attempt to Recoup 'Stairway' Trial Legal Fees Denied

The judge overseeing Led Zeppelin's "Stairway to Heaven" trial ruled against the band and their publishing company's attempts to recoup nearly $ 800,000 in legal fees. While a federal jury determined that Led Zeppelin were not guilty of plagiarizing...

On the Charts: DJ Khaled Grabs First Number One With 'Major Key'

DJ Khaled momentarily interrupted Drake's attempt to spend the entire summer atop the Billboard 200 as Major Key snuck past Views to debut in the Number One spot. Khaled has released nine albums in the past decade, but Major Key represents the Miami rapper's first chart-topping LP. ...

Ronnie James Dio Hologram Debuts at German Metal Festival

The fervent Ronnie James Dio fans who gathered to watch a group of the late singer's former bandmates close out Germany's mega-sized heavy-metal festival Wacken Open Air Saturday night got a big surprise: a theatrical performance by Dio in hologram form. It bellowed "We...

Blues Traveler Postpone Tour Due to 'Urgent Medical Matter'

Blues Traveler have postponed their upcoming tour in order for singer John Popper to undergo "urgent" surgery to treat a spinal issue, the band announced Friday. "It is with profound regret and acknowledgment that out of necessity I must go...

Tyler, the Creator Taps Lil Wayne, Chance the Rapper for Camp Flog Gnaw

Tyler, the Creator has announced the lineup for his Camp Flog Gnaw Carnival. In its fifth year, the event will now take place over the course of two days instead of one as in previous years. The festival will be held on November 12th...

Watch Katy Perry's Empowering 'Rise' Video

In Katy Perry's new video for "Rise," the singer gives a literal interpretation of struggle, conquering fear and perseverance, especially if the fear includes one of heights. Set in various locations, from an abandoned-looking rusty old hangar to the mountainous,...

Slipknot Slam North Carolina's 'Bathroom Bill' Ahead of Charlotte Concert

A day before Slipknot's August 2nd concert at Charlotte, North Carolina's PNC Music Pavilion, the band issued a statement criticizing the state's controversial HB2 "bathroom bill." Slipknot also explained why they proceeded with the Charlotte show even though so many of their fellow rockers...

On the Charts: Drake's 'Views' Scores 12th Week at Number One

Gucci Mane's post-prison comeback couldn't knock Drake off the top of the Billboard 200 as Views racked its 12th week at Number One. The Canadian rapper's latest moved an additional 85,000 total copies, and as in previous weeks throughout this run, the bulk of...

Watch Lou Reed Tribute Performances by Laurie Anderson, Anohni, More

Nearly three years have passed since quintessential New York City rocker Lou Reed died, and today, Lincoln Center, one of his favorite destinations in the city, has been hosting "The Bells: A Daylong Celebration of Lou Reed" in his honor. The event's evening programming...

Watch French Montana, Drake's Festive 'No Shopping' Video

French Montana and Drake have dropped their festive new video for "No Shopping," their track off the Coke Boys rapper's upcoming LP MC4. The track marks Montana's first collaboration with Drake since their 2012 hit "Pop That." Filmed at Casa...

Red Hot Chili Peppers, Black Keys to Reissue on Vinyl for Charity

Red Hot Chili Peppers, Courtney Barnett and eight other artists will reissue or issue new albums on pink vinyl to benefit the third annual Ten Bands One Cause, which raises funds and awareness for Gilda's Club NYC. The non-profit provides support and education while...

Watch Elizabeth Banks, Host of Celebrities' Buoyant 'Our Fight Song' Video

Actress Elizabeth Banks co-produced and directed an all-star cast recording and video of Rachel Platten's hit "Fight Song," which features a host of stars from music, television and film. Co-produced by Bruce Cohen and Mike Thompkins, the a capella tune aired after Lenny Kravitz's...

Sandy Pearlman, Blue Oyster Cult Producer, Manager, Dead at 72

Sandy Pearlman, a record executive, songwriter, manager, poet and producer for acts like Blue Öyster Cult and the Clash, has died, according to a Facebook post from friend Robert Duncan. He was 72. Duncan wrote that Pearlman "passed peacefully surrounded...

Kendrick Lamar, Rihanna, Metallica Headline 2016 Global Citizen Festival

Kendrick Lamar, Rihanna, Metallica, Selena Gomez and Major Lazer will headline this year's Global Citizen Festival, taking place at the Great Lawn of New York's Central Park on September 24th. Coldplay's Chris Martin, who signed on for a 15-year stint...

Lil Wayne Cuts Short Weed-Themed California Concert After 10 Minutes

Lil Wayne abruptly exited his performance Saturday night at the Medical Cannabis Concentrates Cup, leaving the stage just 10 minutes into his scheduled hour-long set at San Bernardino, California's NOS Center. Wayne performed four songs, including his verses from French...

Watch Joe Perry's Return to Hollywood Vampires

Nearly two weeks after Joe Perry collapsed backstage during a concert in Brooklyn, the guitarist returned to the Hollywood Vampires Friday for the band's gig in Rohnert Park, California. "Joe is back!," the supergroup proclaimed on Twitter Thursday, trumpeting the return...

David Bowie's 'American Phase' Features on 'Who Can I Be Now?' Box Set

The full details of David Bowie's Who Can I Be Now? – a box set that collects the rock legend's works from his 1974 to 1976 "American phase" as well as his unreleased LP The Gouster – have been revealed.  ...