William Black’s Debut Album “Pages” Is An Brilliant Ode To Mental Health

There are times in this job, listening to countless pieces of music, submission upon submission, when you know you’ve found something special. I’d been hearing a lot about this one name — William Black — for some time. Up until now, I haven’t had the urge to really dive deep and check it out. But with the release of his debut album out yesterday on Lowly, I decided to take a listen. Listening through the album, hearing most of these songs for the first time, I can see why people…

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The Lady and the Tramp trailer brings the meatballs: Watch

Disney has unveiled the first trailer for its forthcoming live-action remake of The Lady and the Tramp. Unlike this year’s trio of Dumbo, Aladdin, and The Lion King, these dogs are going straight to Disney+, arriving in our homes on November 12th. Admittedly, that pivot makes this adaptation feel more like a pound puppy than a readymade champ, but we’re still rooting for these rascals. At the very least, it gives us an opportunity to watch a bunch of cute pooches for 90 minutes, and let’s be real, we already…

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Ms. Marvel series bringing Muslim superhero to Disney+

Ms. Marvel Marvel’s first Muslim superhero is heading to Disney+. At its annual D23 conference on Friday, Disney confirmed a trio of new Marvel shows coming to its streaming television service, including a live-action Ms. Marvel series. The name Ms. Marvel has been bouncing around since 1976, at one point belonging to Carol Danvers a.k.a Captain Marvel herself. In 2014, the moniker was given to Kamela Khan, a Pakistani-American teen from New Jersey with polymorphous abilities similar to those of the Fantastic Four’s Mr. Fantastic. The Ms. Marvel comic has won…

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Death Row Records is now owned by toy company Hasbro

Dr. Dre Head, anyone? Or maybe a round of Snoopoply? How about we play with some G.I. Pac action figures? All these and more could be possible now that Hasbro has gained ownership of Death Row Records. Okay, so it’s unlikely My Little Suge Knight is ever going to be a real thing, but the toy giant has indeed purchased the Death Row catalog. The deal came as part of Hasbro’s acquisition of Entertainment One, which it just picked up for a whopping $4 billion (via Deadline). Hasbro — which…

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Your EDM Premiere: Minus Manus – I Love This Club

Released today and dropping in fresh as our premiere is ‘I Love This Club,’ which is the new single from producer and songwriter Magnus Bertelsen. With over 1.5 million streams on tracks like ‘Sing Me To Sleep,’ the artist better known as Minus Manus is on great form with this grooving hit. Vocals flood this tune, backed up neatly by a funky synth sequences and some sharp drum claps. Pop, deep house and dance come together in style for its infectious final result, and it’s definitely one for the weekend.…

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Fangs Drops Hellish House Banger, “Tell Me”

Back with another house banger is Miami-native Fangs with “Tell Me.” With a pounding rhythm and groovy swing to the tune, “Tell Me” encourages you to move your feet, sway your hips, or rock your shoulders. No matter how you feel comfortable getting your groove on, “Tell Me” is there to help with getting you loose on the dance floor. Using an choice sample from Bell Biv DeVoe’s “Poison,” “Tell Me” is sure to light up the darkest of warehouses this fall. Listen below.

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Watch The 1975 Perform “People” Live For The First Time At Reading

Yesterday, the 1975 released their new single “People,” which will appear on their upcoming album Notes On A Conditional Form that’s due out next year. It’s good — the track landed on our Best Songs Of The Week list this week. Today, the band took the stage at the Reading half of England’s annual Reading and Leeds Festivals, and they played “People” live for the first time ever. And if you thought Matty Healy’s Marilyn Manson-biting energy was impressive in the video for the song, the 1975 frontman managed to…

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Dropkick Murphys stage intimate performance outside sick kid’s window: Watch

Before hitting the road with Clutch and Hatebreed this fall, Massachusetts punk outfit Dropkick Murphys took some time recently to perform for one very special young fan: Quinn, a three-year-old, Boston-area boy who is battling cancer. However, it wasn’t just any run-of-the-mill show. Because Quinn is highly susceptible to infections and can’t leave his home, band members Ken Casey and Tim Brennan showed up to play right outside of his window. The intimate performance included an acoustic rendition of Dropkick Murphys’ “I’m Shipping Up to Boston”. There was also a…

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Tool Pre-Orders Sell Out, Terror Fights Security, and More Stories You May Have Missed This Week

The MetalSucks Playlist — Week of August 19-23, 2019 Did you miss some of this week’s top stories in the metal world? Catch up below: Physical pre-orders of Tool’s Fear Inoculum are sold out. Has the Internet finally figured out the identity of Slipknot’s new member, Tortilla Man? Terror’s Scott Vogel booted a violent security guard from one of the band’s recent shows. Watch Jesse Leach and Howard Jones appear side-by-side in Killswitch Engage’s new music video, “The Signal Fire.” Watch Mark Cuban and his daughter rock out to Unearth.…

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Death Row Records Is Now Owned By Hasbro

In a wild turn of events, Death Row Records is now owned by Hasbro, the gargantuan toy and board game company that is behind My Little Pony, Furby, Monopoly, G. I. Joe, and many more classic children’s enterprises. Death Row Records is, of course, the West Coast rap label that was founded in 1991 and put out major releases from Dr. Dre, Snoop Dogg, and Tupac. Strange bedfellows! But Death Row Records — and other labels, including Last Gang and Dualtone — are now part of Hasbro after the company…

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