Torche shred through “Admission” and “Infierno” on Seth Meyers: Watch

After a quiet four years, veteran sludge metal outfit Torche came roaring back last month with a reshuffled lineup and a new album called Admission. It’s thunderously heavy music, but not too heavy to be picked up by the booking office at Late Night With Seth Meyers. Torche ripped through a two song set on Wednesday, including “Admission” and “Infierno”. Check out replays of both performances below. Torche recently added stops on their North American tour. Get your tickets here. [embedded content] [embedded content]

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Dave Chappelle announces new Netflix special

Dave Chappelle will return to Netflix later this month with a new comedy special called Sticks & Stones. Ahead of its August 26th premiere, Netflix has shared a teaser trailer narrated by Morgan Freeman. Watch it below. Sticks & Stones marks Chappelle’s fifth standup special for Netflix. In 2017, he released Deep in the Heart of Texas and The Age of Spin, which he followed up last year with Equanimity and The Bird Revelation. The specials earned him the Grammy for Best Comedy Album in back to back years, while…

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Partying for the Planet: Flow Festival 2019 Review

Helsinki, the capital of Finland with a population of about 650,000, exists in the intersection between urbanism and nature, the past and future, the classic and novel. Its annual flagship music event, Flow Festival, follows suit, mirroring the city and its people in more ways than one. You could say that to know Flow is to know all the best aspects of Helsinki’s burgeoning arts and culture scene. Now in its 15th year, Flow once again took place at Suvilahti, a sprawling property that once served as a power plant.…

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Boris set release date for new album LφVE & EVφL, share “Love”: Stream

Back in May, experimental metal outfit Boris revealed that a new album would be out before the end of the year. The Japanese group has now confirmed LφVE & EVφL will arrive October 4th through Jack White’s own Third Man Records. Boris is also previewing the record with lead single “Love”. LφVE & EVφL follows Dear from 2017 and serves as the trio’s first since marking its 25th anniversary. Although the effort features just seven songs, it’s technically regarded as two independent works, “encapsulating conflicting connotations that interweave and become intricately…

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Counting Crows’ Adam Duritz shaved off his signature dreads

Ever since the Counting Crows formed nearly 20 years ago, frontman Adam Duritz has proudly sported a lush head of dreads. Despite previously admitting his hairstyle was made up of extensions, the bushy locks have been his signature look, his thing, for as long as any fan can remember. But now marks a new era for Counting Crows loyalists: Duritz’s dreads are no more. After a jamming set at Outside Lands in San Francisco last week, Duritz hopped a plane across the pond where he officially bid adieu to the…

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Bruce Lee’s daughter says Quentin Tarantino “could shut up” or “apologize” for father’s portrayal

Bruce Lee’s daughter, Shannon Lee, is upset about how Quentin Tarantino portrayed her father as an “arrogant asshole” in Once Upon a Time in Hollywood. Now, she and Tarantino are going back in forth in a prolonged dispute over it. Lee is asking for Tarantino to either “shut up” or “apologize” for his actions. “He could shut up about it. That would be really nice,” she recently told Variety. “Or he could apologize or he could say, ‘I don’t really know what Bruce Lee was like. I just wrote it for…

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Dead & Company announce fall tour dates

Dead & Company will play four big shows this fall. The jam band featuring Grateful Dead surviving members Mickey Hart, Bill Kreutzmann, and Bob Weir, along with John Mayer, Oteil Burbridge, and Jeff Chimenti, will play a pair of shows each at New York’s Madison Square Garden and the Hampton Coliseum in Hampton, Virginia in late October/early November. Tickets go on sale beginning Friday, August 23rd at 10:00 a.m. local time. You can also find tickets to all of Dead & Company’s upcoming dates here. Following these US shows, Dead &…

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Second person comes forward accusing Katy Perry of sexual harassment

A second person has come forward accusing Katy Perry of sexual misconduct. According to Russian newspaper Rossiyskaya Gazeta, a female TV host in Georgia named Tina Kandelaki has accused Perry of harassing her at an industry party. Kandelaki claims Perry was heavily intoxicated when she inappropriately touched her and tried to kiss her. Kandelaki says she rejected Perry’s advances, but the pop singer continued to act inappropriately with other people attending the event. Kandelaki says she decided to go public after hearing about Perry’s alleged mistreatment of “Teenage Dream” video star…

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Alex Cameron – “Far From Born Again” Video

Alex Cameron is releasing a new album, Miami Memory, next month. The Australian musician has shared two songs from it already, its title track and “Divorce,” and today he’s back with “Far From Born Again,” a song that Cameron wrote in an effort to help destigmatize sex workers. The track’s video, directed by Ashley Connor, highlights three sex workers who talk about their experiences interspersed with footage of Cameron at a club. Here’s how Cameron frames the song and vid: ‘Far From Born Again’ is a song about the independent…

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Jason Isbell Joins Barry Gibb In The Studio

Country-rock star Jason Isbell has been busy lately. He’s been backing up the Highwomen, his wife’s country supergroup. He’s been helping Sheryl Crow cover Bob Dylan. He’s been inspiring delightful memes about mass shootings and feral hogs. And apparently, he’s been singing with disco royalty. Recently, for reasons unknown, Isbell went into the studio with one of the biggest stars of the ’70s: Barry Gibb, from the motherfucking Bee Gees. On Instagram yesterday, Isbell posted a picture of himself at work with Gibb. Isbell didn’t say what they might have…

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