Rihanna, Kendrick, Metallica Play at Global Citizen Fest
25 September, 2016 - Yahoo.com
NEW YORK (AP) — Rihanna ran through her pop and R&B hits, Eddie Vedder partnered with Chris Martin and Kendrick Lamar was enthusiastic and energetic during his hour-long set at the Global Citizen Festival in New York.
Backstreet Boys Join Florida Georgia Line to Declare 'Backstreet's Back' at iHeartRadio Music Festival
24 September, 2016 - Yahoo.com
The Backstreet Boys just announced their new Planet Hollywood residency in Las Vegas on Friday, and the next day, they were already making themselves at home in Sin City. The boy banders made a surprise appearance with Florida Georgia Line at the iHeartRadio Music Festival on Saturday night (Sept. 24) at T-Mobile Arena to perform “Everybody (Backstreet’s Back).”iHeartRadio Music Festival Day 2: How to Watch (Or Hear) Britney Spears, Ariana Grande, Sting & More Live From Vegas
Demi Lovato Promotes Gender Equality, Performs 'Natural Woman' at the Global Citizen Festival
24 September, 2016 - Yahoo.com
The 24-year-old singer was announced as headliner after Selena Gomez dropped out of the festival due to health issues.
Watch Nirvana’s 
 Nevermind Baby Grow Up Via Anniversary Photo Shoots
24 September, 2016 - Yahoo.com
Spencer Elden is 25 years old, but once, he was the baby on the iconic cover of Nirvana's Nevermind, which was released 25 years ago today. Elden marked the album's anniversary this weekend the best way he knows how: by recreating the shot for New York Post. He then told the Post that he prefers the Clash to Nirvana, which is fine, but…
Louisiana Accordionist Buckwheat Zydeco Has Died
24 September, 2016 - Yahoo.com
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Louisiana musician Stanley “Buckwheat” Dural Jr., who introduced zydeco music to the world through his namesake band Buckwheat Zydeco, has died. He was 68.
Jane's Addiction, Garbage, and The Cult Relive Lollapalooza's Early Days at Jack FM Show
24 September, 2016 - Yahoo.com
SEPTEMBER 23: Perry Farrell of Janes Addiction performs at Jack FM’s 11th Show at Irvine Meadows Amphitheatre on September 23, 2016 in Irvine, California. Such was the dilemma facing the acts on the bill Friday at Southern California’s Irvine Meadows Amphitheatre for Jack FM’s 11th Show — which also served as an unofficial 25th anniversary of Lollapalooza, the traveling alternative rock festival founded by Jane’s Addiction’s frontman Perry Farrell.
Watch U2 Sample Donald Trump On “Desire” At iHeartRadio Fest
24 September, 2016 - Yahoo.com
U2 played their first show of the year at the iHeartRadio Festival in Las Vegas last night. Bono has gone on record to say that Donald Trump is "potentially the worst idea that ever happened to America," and during their performance of "Desire" last night, the band sampled Trump's voice while playing a video of…
This Is What It Sounds Like When Twin Shadow Covers Prince’s Entire ‘Purple Rain’ Album
24 September, 2016 - Yahoo.com
Dearly beloved, we are gathered here today to get through this thing called life… at Los Angeles’s legendary Hollywood Forever Cemetery (the final resting place of Rudolph Valentino, Jayne Mansfield, and two of the Ramones), where on Friday night, chillwave/soul artist Twin Shadow covered his late hero Prince’s Purple Rain album in its entirety. #Prince opens his #purplerain???? set #Prince A video posted by Lyndsey Parker (@lyndseyparker) on Sep 23, 2016 at 11:47pm PDT
23 September, 2016 - Yahoo.com
The music event of the season isn’t a surprise-release hip-hop album or a pop diva’s Max Martin-produced single. It isn’t even music. It’s a book — specifically, Born to Run, the $10 million memoir from that tireless torchbearer of rock, Bruce Springsteen. Like “farewell” tours and covers albums, autobiographies have always proved reliable earners in sunset-years musicians’ product lines, but nowadays they’re more than just dependably tawdry airport purchases.
Bruce Springsteen Calls Donald Trump a 'Moron'
23 September, 2016 - Yahoo.com
Bruce Springsteen spent the summer playing stadiums with the E Street Band and preparing to release his autobiography, Born To Run, while largely staying clear of this year’s presidential campaigns. In an excerpt from an extensive interview that will appear in the next issue of Rolling Stone, Springsteen shares his thoughts on Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton, while addressing his own absence from the trail. The outrageous things that he’s done – not immediately disavowing David Duke?
Review: Bruce Springsteen's Memoir Is Exhilarating Epic We Need
23 September, 2016 - Yahoo.com
In 'Born to Run,' Springsteen opens up about his childhood, womanizing, endless tours and the band he's had for 40 years
A Lost David Bowie Album From The '70s Is Available To Stream For The First Time
23 September, 2016 - Yahoo.com
Given the amount of excellent material that he produced in his lifetime, it’s amazing to think that David Bowie had even more stashed away. Specifically, the new collection contains a never-before-released album called The Gouster that you can stream now over on Spotify. All I know is funky Bowie is best Bowie (fight me), so this is great news in a year chock full of awful.
Puff Daddy Pledges $1 Million Donation to Howard University
23 September, 2016 - Yahoo.com
Puff Daddy pledged $1 million to his alma mater, Howard University, during his Washington D.C. Bad Boy Reunion Tour stop.
Review: Bruce Springsteen's Revelatory 'Chapter and Verse' Book Soundtrack
23 September, 2016 - Yahoo.com
Our take on memoir's companion LP, full of unheard gems.
We Know: Shawty Lo Epitomized Hip-Hop
23 September, 2016 - Yahoo.com
Remembering D4L's Shawty Lo, a rapper who exemplified hip-hop in all its power—despite what critics said.
Justin Timberlake Recruits Gwen Stefani for 'Feeling' Remix
23 September, 2016 - Yahoo.com
Justin Timberlake has recruited Gwen Stefani, James Corden, Anna Kendrick and Zooey Deschanel for a revamped version of "Can't Stop the Feeling!"
Seth Meyers Desperately Tries To Force A Friendship With The Totally Rad Miley Cyrus
23 September, 2016 - Yahoo.com
It’s been an eventful week for Seth Meyers. Unfortunately for Meyers, she’s not interested. In a segment called “Forced Friendship,” Meyers tries to impress The Voice host Cyrus, or in his own words, “They ordered me, a 42-year-old man with a wife and a son, to become friends with Miley Cyrus, a 23-year-old pop star.
Better Living Through Chemistry Turns 20
23 September, 2016 - Yahoo.com
When Fatboy Slim showed up at the closing ceremony of the 2012 London Olympics, he smashed through all the glitz and glamor of the whole show like the Kool-Aid Man bursting through a plaster wall. The whole event was an intricately choreographed, glowingly bright show of force, a kingdom putting all its pop-cultural power on…
A Tribe Called Quest: SPIN’s 1991 Feature, ‘The Last Poets?’
23 September, 2016 - Yahoo.com
This piece originally ran in the October 1991 issue of SPIN. In honor of the 25th anniversary of A Tribe Called Quest's The Low End Theory, we've republished this article here. It was the week of the New Music Seminar and I was Hip-Hop Love Slave. Like most women who love too much,…
Pinkerton Turns 20
23 September, 2016 - Yahoo.com
Earlier this year, the record subscription service Vinyl Me, Please released a special vinyl reissue of Weezer's landmark sophomore album Pinkerton, and Stereogum's Tom Breihan wrote the digital liner notes. With Pinkerton celebrating its 20th anniversary tomorrow, and with Vinyl Me Please's cooperation, we're reprinting Breihan's piece below. …
Classic Reviews: Nirvana, 
 Nevermind
23 September, 2016 - Yahoo.com
This review originally ran in the December 1991 issue of SPIN. In honor of the 25th anniversary of Nirvana's Nevermind, we've republished this piece here.  After a most fine lunch on a bright sunny New York day, Nevermind is blasting through the little box on my desk and the finance department here at…