Music News

An authorized traveling exhibition of late Nirvana frontman Kurt Cobain 's artwork is in the works, according to the New York Times . Artist manager Jeff Jampol , who oversees the business concerns of deceased musicians, revealed that he's working with Cobain's widow and...
Staind frontman Aaron Lewis will release his second full-length solo country album, Sinner , on September 16th. The singer has also unveiled the first single from the disc, titled "That Ain't Country," where he laments the current state of country music. Lewis said about the set...
Metallica drummer Lars Ulrich spoke to Citizens Of Humanity magazine about the musical direction of the band's long-awaited follow-up to 2008's Death Magnetic , tentatively due in the fall. He said, "It definitely sounds like Metallica. It's probably a little less frenetic than...
Black Keys drummer Patrick Carney has joined the list of musicians piling on YouTube and slamming the Google-owned streaming service for its artist royalty payouts. According to Billboard , Carney said in a series of tweets last Thursday (June 16th) that artists aren't getting...
A record store in Istanbul, Turkey that was hosting a Radiohead listening event was rocked by violence on Friday (June 17th) when a group of men stormed the shop and attacked the customers. The men, who witnesses said were carrying metal pipes and glass bottles, were reportedly...
Slipknot percussionist Shawn "Clown" Crahan spoke with Metal Hammer magazine about singer Corey Taylor 's recent surgery for spine and neck injuries, which forced the band to push back the beginning of it summer North American tour with Marilyn Manson by two weeks. Crahan said...
Blink-182 drummer Travis Barker unleashed a tirade online against a YouTube "star" who mocked Barker's 10-year-old daughter and her Instagram posts. The YouTube user, RiceGum -- who has over two million subscribers on the video streaming service -- reportedly published a video...
Bastille has released "Good Grief," the first single and opening track from the British act's upcoming new album, Wild World . The song premiered on Thursday (June 16th) around the U.S. as well as on BBC Radio One in the U.K. "Good Grief" can be purchased now on iTunes and...
Red Hot Chili Peppers release their 11th studio album, titled The Getaway , on Friday (June 17th). The follow-up to 2011's I'm With You is its first with producer Brian "Danger Mouse" Burton , who took over after the group's 25-year, six-album run with Rick Rubin . Burton had a...