Paris Jackson skipped her prom to go to a Metallica show

Paris Jackson missed her high school prom in order to see Metallica in concert. The self-professed “heavy metal head” made the revelation in a new video feature with Vogue. The daughter of the late Michael Jackson is now 21, but back in high school she had the choice to attend her prom or go bang her head at a Metallica show. After putting on a dress in a Vogue video segment also featuring her brother Prince, Paris remarked, “I never actually went to prom. I skipped it to go see…

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Your EDM Premiere: Velvo & Stoutty Bare Their Teeth with New Collab “War Dogs”

Velvo and Stoutty don’t hold back with their latest team effort, “War Dogs.” Hard trap meets bounce with this new collaboration, which progressively piques interest through dark, eerie ambience, intimidating horns, and fierce, snapping snares. “War Dogs” really bares its teeth on the drops, however, with high, shrieking synths and rhythmic drums. Though the title suggests Velvo and Stoutty are going to war, only the haters need to fear. MORE: Velvo’s Single “FCK THT” feat. Yury Is A Beast [LISTEN] Velvo and Stoutty have been sitting on this energetic collaboration for…

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Coheed and Cambria announce S.S. Neverender festival cruise

Coheed and Cambria, photo by Thaib A. Wahab Coheed and Cambria are taking the idea of a festival to new heights, or seas. The prog-rockers have announced the S.S. Neverender, an immersive cruise featuring guests such as Taking Back Sunday, The Dear Hunter, and Culture Abuse. Hitting the seas aboard the Norwegian Pearl from October 26th-30th, the inaugural cruise sets sail from Miami on it way to Nassau, Bahamas. The festival extends beyond the usual experience into something more interactive. Coheed and Cambria will be performing deep cuts from their…

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Devonté Hynes (aka Blood Orange) announces Queen & Slim (Original Motion Picture Score)

Listen to ‘Hair’ and ‘Kissed All Your Scars’ now. Devonté Hynes’ (aka Blood Orange) score for Melina Matsoukas’ new film Queen & Slim, which arrives in theaters on November 27, will see its own album release on November 22 via Domino. Queen & Slim is Hynes’ second score following his work for Gia Coppola’s 2013 film Palo Alto. Stream two advance tracks, ‘Hair’ and ‘Kissed All Your Scars’, below. Earlier this month, Motown released the Queen & Slim OST featuring tracks from Ms. Lauryn Hill, Megan Thee Stallion, Lil Baby,…

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The Lone Bellow share new song “Wonder”, announce 2020 tour dates: Stream

For their new album, The Lone Bellow didn’t just record with Aaron Dessner, they lived with him. The Americana trio decamped to The National member’s studio in upstate New York, recording there during the days and sleeping there at night. Being surrounded by that space freed them to explore new territories, leading to the 15 tracks on Half Moon Light. Due out February 7th via Dualtone, the LP is being previewed today with new single “Wonder”. The track breathes with gentle drumming and the trio’s harmonization under Zach Williams gentle…

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This Spotify Playlist Will Be The Worst Thing To Happen To Your Sex Life Ever

You get home after a night out with a date, you pour a couple glasses of wine, you put on your sexiest playlist on Spotify, you sit down on the couch and start talking and things start to get… physical. Maybe you’re hoping it leads back to the bedroom, or maybe you want to take it slow. No matter what your intent is, nothing will stop your date in their tracks faster than this playlist. Aptly titled “the worst songs to have sex to,” this 112-track playlist (and growing) features…

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Midoca’s Dry The Rose EP Is Soundtrack for Change

In his most sonic work to date, Midoca unveils a honeyed five-track EP, Dry The Rose, soundtracking his becoming. As the LA-based creative explains, “‘Dry The Rose’ is a hopeful farewell to certain learned behaviors and ideas I had of myself.” The EP is out now on mau5trap. “The last body of work I created ‘Beautiful Story, Ugly Life’ was about my experience, understanding, and capacity for love after having been raised by an addict; the way that shifted how I much trusted and how much of others I let…

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The Clash’s London Calling, Bullet Trains, and the Boundlessness of Humanity

Be sure to listen into The Opus: London Calling when it launches December 5th with host Andy Bothwell, aka Astronautalis. Never miss an episode by subscribing now. You can also revisit a selection of The Clash’s best tracks via all major streaming services, and enter to win both the 40th anniversary London Calling Scrapbook and Super Bundle. The last time The Clash were in Japan was in 1982 for a whirlwind tour that would be the last featuring the classic lineup of Joe Strummer, Mick Jones, Topper Headon, and Paul…

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Lamb of God’s Randy Blythe to continue as vocalist for industrial supergroup Pigface for entire fall tour

Lamb of God singer Randy Blythe is staying on the road with industrial supergroup Pigface for the remainder of the band’s fall tour — their first in 14 years. Originally scheduled to appear on five dates, Blythe will stick around for the entire jaunt, which runs through the end of November. The band also added a second show as a matinee on the 30th at Thalia Hall in Chicago. “I am now doing the whole tour! Getting to play with people like Gaelynn Lea is one of the reasons I…

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Basia Bulat announces new Jim James-produced album Are You in Love?, shares “Your Girl”: Stream

Basia Bulat has announced a new album called Are You in Love?. Due out March 27th via Secret City Records, the effort is being previewed with the first track, “Your Girl”. In addition, the Canadian singer-songwriter has revealed a string of North American tour dates. For the new release, Bulat enlisted My Morning Jacket’s Jim James as a producer. Recorded in Hi-Dez Studios in Joshua Tree and Montreal, the LP spans milestones in the three-time Polaris Music Prize finalist’s life, including falling in love and losing her father. “Throughout this whole…

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