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Two of the Year's Best Albums Were Just Released
This week, sample-heavy Australian crew The Avalanches release their long-awaited sophomore album, sixteen years after their debut. Additionally, rapper ScHoolboy Q drops a new album, Kathleen Hanna’s latest band The Julie Ruin make a return, Aphex Twin delivers a new EP, Moloko’s Roisin Murphy has
Andy Samberg, The Lonely Island Talk the Making of 'Popstar: Never Stop Never Stopping'
The comedy musical trio appear on "Popcorn With Peter Travers" as their first big screen film hits theaters.
Original Beastie Boys Guitarist John Berry Dies at 52
John Berry, one of the original Beastie Boys , has died at the age of 52. The Associated Press and Rolling Stone both confirmed the news with Berry's father and stepmother and report that the former guitarist for the group suffered from frontal lobe dementia before his death. Original Beastie Boys
Rock & Roll Hall Inductee Ice Cube Reflects on N.W.A. Days
Though pioneering hip-hop group N.W.A. broke up decades ago, they're having a very good year. After being the subject of the Oscar-nominated movie "Straight Outta Compton," the group is being inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame tonight in Brooklyn, New York. Kendrick Lamar will induct the
Remembering Phife Dawg: How He Changed Hip-Hop Forever
Hip-hop artist Malik Taylor, better known as Phife Dawg, has died from complications resulting from his diabetes, his family confirmed today. He was 45. As a member of A Tribe Called Quest , Phife Dawg helped shape and create a new brand of hip-hop. With thoughtful flows, a playful sense of humor,
Pete Yorn, Lucius, Jeff Buckley and More Music Reviews
This week singer-songwriter Pete Yorn releases his first solo album since 2010, indie-rockers Lucius deliver their sophomore effort, the late Jeff Buckley ’s first recordings for Columbia see release, They Might Be Giants drop their third studio album in a year, The Gaslight Anthem’s Brian Fallon
Grab Bag: John Scott training hard, more Steven Stamkos outrage, awkward poetry from Flyers
Welcome to a weekly grab bag of thoughts and observations from the past few days and/or decades of NHL hockey. This week's three stars of comedy Recognizing the three personalities from around the league who produced the most comedic fodder for fans. The third star: These fine gentlemen: I can't
Watch First Trailer for 'Star Trek Beyond'
The first trailer for "Star Trek Beyond" is here and Uhura, Scotty, Kirk and Spock are back! The clip opens with a bleak outlook. The Enterprise has apparently been destroyed and Kirk, played by Chris Pine, says, "How are we going to get out of this one?" Then, we get into the action, which is all
Does Bryan Adams' New Album Stand Up to His Past Work?
This week Steve Martin and Edie Brickell team up for a second album together, G. Love & Special Sauce release a guest-filled disc, Sharon Jones & The Dap-Kings spread funky holiday cheer, Brian Adams teams up with producer Jeff Lynne, the late J Dilla releases yet another posthumous collection of
Public Enemy, Titus Andronicus, Joss Stone and More Music Reviews
This week, hip-hop legends and Rock & Roll Hall Of Fame Inductees Public Enemy drop a new record, rockers Titus Andronicus release a mighty rock opera, singer Joss Stone tries her hand at reggae, The Strokes’ Albert Hammond Jr. releases his third full-length solo album and British R&B singer Lianne