Taylor Swift celebrates her 30th birthday with a creepy cat cake

Taylor Swift rang in her 30th birthday with the exciting news that she’ll be headlining Glastonbury in 2020. To celebrate, she was treated to a birthday cake with her cats’ faces on it… but the finished look was way creepier than it was cute. As a matter of fact, Swift received not one but two unnerving cat cakes for her birthday. The first arrived after she finished performing at iHeartRadio’s 2019 Jingle Ball. The event’s host presented her with a giant, three-tiered, cat-covered birthday cake drenched in purple icing. While the crowd…

Read More

Kanye West and Joel Osteen are planning to go on tour together

When you’ve been #blessed as much as Kanye West has, you can share the religious wealth… with your fellow rich pals. That’s why the rapper is reportedly teaming up with televangelist Joel Osteen to take his Sunday Service on the road. Last month, the two delivered a special service at Osteen’s Lakewood Church in Houston. It included a discussion, a sermon, and a performance by West’s own Sunday Service choir. That congregation tops out at 45,000 people. Mind you, that doesn’t include the 10 million people who regularly listen in…

Read More

R.I.P. Anna Karina, French New Wave actress dead at 79

Anna Karina, the influential French New Wave actress who broke through in the 1960s and was a staple in Jean-Luc Godard films, has died at the age of 79. Karina passed away in Paris, where she lived. Her agent confirmed the cause of death was cancer. Born Hanne Karin Bayer, Karina lived an exciting, bold life, often throwing caution to the wind. At the age of 17, she hitchhiked to Paris where she soon met Coco Chanel and was convinced to change her name to Anna Karina. Karina met Godard…

Read More

Ice Cube, Method Man & Redman, Action Bronson to play 4/20 show at Red Rocks

Action Bronson (photo by Ben Kaye, Redman and Method Man, and Ice Cube (photo by Philip Cosores) For the last few years, Method Man & Redman have celebrated the highest of holidays with the “420 Eve on the Rocks” show at the legendary Red Rocks Amphitheater in Morrison, Colorado. As scheduling fate would have it, next year’s festivities will actually fall on April 20th, 2020, so they’ve dropped the “eve” and announced “420 on the Rocks”. Joining the Wu-Tang members this year will be hip-hop icon and actor Ice Cube, as…

Read More

Red Hot Chili Peppers Welcome Back Iconic Guitarist John Frusciante

The Red Hot Chili Peppers officially have their iconic guitarist John Frusciante back in the band. Just hours ago, the group made an official announcement via Flea‘s Instagram account. They are “parting ways” with their guitarist of the past ten years, Josh Klinghoffer — who was Frusciante’s replacement when he left in 2009. The band welcomes Frusciante’s return “with great excitement, and full hearts.” After all these years, it seems they are happy to be together again in proper form. In the statement below, Flea also expresses great gratitude for Klinghoffer’s decade-long run —…

Read More


10 Progressive Rock Concept Albums Every Music Fan Should Own

Crate Digging is a recurring feature in which we take a deep dive into a genre and turn up several albums all music fans should know about.  Released in late November 1979, progressive rock pioneer Pink Floyd’s eleventh studio LP, The Wall, was a creative triumph. In a nutshell, it’s a semi-autobiographical rock opera — mostly conceived and written by bassist/vocalist Roger Waters — about an insecure and reclusive musician whose childhood traumas and rock star excesses force him into complete psychological and physical isolation. True, its largest themes and…

Read More

Chance the Rapper cancels “The Big Tour”

Chance the Rapper has cancelled “The Big Tour”. Coming in support of his full-length studio debut, The Big Day, the tour was originally set to take place in the fall. Just days before it was meant to kick off, however, Chance pushed the tour to January so he could spend time with his newborn daughter. Now, the tour has been called off altogether. In an Instagram message announcing the tour’s cancellation, Chance apologized to longtime fans and “anyone who was planning on making this their first Chance concert.” “I know it…

Read More

R.I.P. Chuy, TV sidekick of Chelsea Handler dead at 63

Chuy Bravo, the longtime TV sidekick of Chelsea Handler, has died at the age of 63. TMZ reports that Bravo was hospitalized in Mexico City on Saturday after experiencing intense stomach pain. He passed away Sunday. A cause of death was not immediately known. Bravo appeared alongside Handler throughout the seven season run of her E! talk show Chelsea Lately. He also had bit roles in several prominent films, including Austin Powers in Goldmember, Pirates of the Caribbean: At World’s End, and The Honeymooners. Bravo was born in Tangancicuaro, Michoacán,…

Read More

Swedish House Mafia’s New Stage Production Looks INSANE

Swedish House Mafia are always taking their shows to the next level, both production and performance wise — and this leaked stage design might be their best yet! It was recently announced that the iconic trio will play a show in Saudi Arabia at Diriyah Season. Coming off three sold-out Stockholm reunions shows and various festival gigs, this is bound to be another live set that rivals them all. The EDM supergroup has gained some criticism for canceling tour dates this year, like in this case. Fans are also anxious to hear…

Read More

John Frusciante rejoins Red Hot Chili Peppers

Red Hot Chili Peppers are welcoming back a familiar face. Nearly a decade after his departure, longtime guitarist John Frusciante is rejoining the veteran California rockers. The band announced the news this Sunday afternoon on their social media channels. “The Red Hot Chili Peppers announced that we are parting ways with our guitarist of the past ten years, Josh Klinghoffer. Josh is a beautiful musician who we respect and love. We are deeply grateful for our time with him, and the countless gifts he shared with us,” the band explained,…

Read More