Archive | December, 2015

LCD Soundsystem to Reunite at Coachella

Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival is known for coaxing surprising and highly-anticipated reunions and its 2016 installment is no exception. As the New York Times reports, LCD Soundsystem will return to the stage during the festival. Rumors began swirling online last fall about a possible 2016 comeback, but they were shot down… Source: RollingStone Link: LCD […]

Axl Rose, Slash to Reunite Guns N' Roses at Coachella

It’s official: Slash will reunite with Guns N’ Roses and Axl Rose. The band will play Coachella on the weekends of April 15-17 and April 22-24, according to the New York Times. It’s still unclear if original members Steven Adler, Izzy Stradlin and Duff McKagan, all of whom appeared on the group’s 1986 album Appetite for Destruction,… Source: RollingStone Link: Axl Rose, […]

Lupe Fiasco Announces Early 2016 Tour Dates

The coming year looks to be a prolific one for Chicago rapper Lupe Fiasco, with a tour and several albums on the way. First up, he’s ushering in 2016 with a 17-date U.S. tour. The “2016 Tour For The Fans” as he put it on Twitter, kicks off in Seattle,… Source: RollingStone Link: Lupe Fiasco […]

Scott Ian: Lemmy's Death Leaves 'Hole That Will Never Be Filled'

Following the death of Motörhead singer-bassist Lemmy Kilmister, countless musicians, including Metallica’s Kirk Hammett and Lars Ulrich, Tom Morello and Ozzy Osbourne, have penned stirring, funny and heartfelt tributes to the rock icon. Having just finished an opening slot for Motörhead on their 40th anniversary tour earlier this year, Anthrax saw firsthand the intelligence and… Source: RollingStone Link: Scott Ian: […]

Axl Rose to Talk Guns N' Roses on 'Jimmy Kimmel Live'

After months of rumors, mysterious teases, subtle, but telling, website updates and other evidence, Axl Rose will appear on Jimmy Kimmel Live next week to address the talk about the classic Guns N’ Roses lineup getting back together. Multiple sources confirmed Rose’s Kimmel appearance to Rolling Stone, but declined to reveal the specific… Source: RollingStone Link: Axl Rose […]

Readers' Poll: The 10 Best Albums of 2015

Adele may have been the artist to recharge record sales in 2015’s last quarter, but across all genres, the year had a strong showing for album-length projects. From Courtney Barnett’s witty garage-rock to Madonna and Adam Lambert’s EDM turns, here is a look at the year’s best releases, as voted… Source: RollingStone Link: Readers' Poll: […]

10 Best Latin Albums of the Year

2015 was a year of Latin fusion. Pitbull’s bilingual joyride Dale triumphed the Latin Top 40, while Natalia Lafourcade raked in five Latin Grammys with her huapango-infused balladry. Long-time electro-cumbia favorites Bomba Estéreo signed to major label powerhouse Sony Latin, while Afro-Cuban chanteuses Ibeyi made unprecedented moves as a breakout act…. Source: RollingStone Link: 10 Best […]

Kings of Leon Begin Pre-Production on New Album

Kings of Leon have begun pre-production on their seventh studio album and first since 2013’s Mechanical Bull. “The main thing on the calendar for 2016 is getting the record finished,” drummer Nathan Followill told The Associated Press in a New Year’s-themed interview. “And then the whole press machine kicks up… Source: RollingStone Link: Kings of […]

Watch Chris Stapleton Silence the Opry With 'Amanda'

When Chris Stapleton walked onto the Grand Ole Opry stage on September 24th, 2013, only a handful of audience members recognized his name.  A former member of the SteelDrivers, Stapleton had recently gone solo, signing his own record deal with Mercury Nashville and releasing his first single, “What Are You Listening… Source: RollingStone Link: Watch […]