Spurred by Kelly Clarkson's recent comments that she has been unable to find a suitable duet partner, Jimmy Fallon offered his services on last night's The Tonight Show. Together, the couple sang a dozen duets in a four-minute mega-medley. Much like Fallon's ongoing History of Rap series with Justin Timberlake, the late-night...
Coming out of this past weekend, the wrestling world was abuzz with scuttlebutt about discord between Brock Lesnar and Vince McMahon. Not shockingly, any serious doubt regarding the Beast's status for WrestleMania was quickly assuaged during Seth Rollins and Roman Reigns' opening tête-à-tête on Monday night. More unexpected was that the...
A few years back, Kirby Dick was having dinner at a prestigious liberal-arts college when an administrative official timidly raised her hand and unwittingly launched the filmmaker on his next cinematic crusade. Dick was at the school for a screening of The Invisible War, his documentary about rape in the...
My Morning Jacket will release their seventh studio album, The Waterfall, on May 4th via ATO/Capitol Records. The 10-track LP, the band's Capitol debut, is their first since 2011's Circuital. The Louisville, Kentucky-based quintet have shared The Waterfall's track list, cover art and lead single, the propulsive "Big Decisions." Fans who...
Metallica will revisit their early years in a big way for the first time next month, when they put out an exact duplication of their thrashing declaration of intent — the 1982 demo tape No Life 'Til Leather — as a limited-edition cassette on April 18th. "Twelve people will be able to play...
With all due respect to James Morgan McGill's entrance into the glamorous and lucrative field of elder law, there's a very specific senior citizen in the silent, standout final scenes of tonight's Better Call Saul that has our undivided attention. The man with the legal plan disappears temporarily from the...
The Scarecrow. The Joker, maybe. Fish Mooney carving her own eye out with a spoon. Gotham has really been cooking lately, and the madness and mayhem of its villians are what's kept the fire burning. In that light, the prospect of an episode about bad apples in the GCPD is...
While Boots is known predominantly for his production work on recent releases from Beyoncé and Run the Jewels, the elusive artist is starting to step out on his own. After releasing a 30-minute short film titled "Motorcycle Jesus," he has now made the soundtrack available to stream. Listen to it below. The...
Orphan Black's Season Two finale was one of Rolling Stone's 20 Best TV Moments of 2014 — and today, the cult BBC America sci-fi series offered up the first look at what's in store when Season Three hits airwaves on April 19th. The new episodes will pick up where last season's...
When Paramore announced dates for their Writing the Future Tour in January, they made it clear this run of shows wasn't just a tour, but "a celebration" of the success they found with their Grammy-winning self-titled album. But that doesn't mean they're slacking on the pre-show preparations. "We're driving to rehearsals right now in Jeremy [Davis']...
Former founding Blink-182 member Tom DeLonge isn't letting his public breakup from the band get in the way of releasing new music. Just over a month after Blink-182 announced that their guitarist had left the band "indefinitely," DeLonge revealed plans to release an album titled To the Stars… Demos, Odds and Ends. The LP,...
UPDATE: A representative for West has confirmed that Paul McCartney is the artist whistling at the end of "All Day." The section appears to be a re-recording of a song McCartney wrote in 1969 that was inspired by a Pablo Picasso painting of a guitarist.  The studio version of Kanye West's new...
Arcade Fire multi-instrumentalist Will Butler will release his debut solo LP Policy on March 10th, but before the album hits shelves next week, Butler has offered up a stream of Policy's eight tracks (via Pitchfork). In a statement, Butler describes Policy as "American music — in the tradition of the Violent Femmes,...
While hundreds of bands will be struggling to emerge from obscurity at SXSW 2015, one set of oddballs will be celebrating a 40-year home there. Theory of Obscurity: A Film About the Residents, a feature-length documentary about the infamously anonymous avant-garde pop group will have its world premiere at the...
Madonna has some solid advice for Kanye West, who co-produced several tracks on her new album, Rebel Heart, including the excellent "Illuminati": "Don't go to awards shows looking for justice," she says in interviews for Rolling Stone's new cover story. "That's like trying to find a needle in a haystack....
After spending two weeks trading barbs – and the occasional headlock – Jon Stewart and pro wrestler Seth Rollins will continue their unlikely feud tonight on WWE's flagship show, Raw. The news was confirmed by WWE, and comes just days after Rollins crashed The Daily Show to challenge Stewart, whom he...
Of all the hipsters and wiseasses that populate Portlandia, high-brow know-it-alls Kath and Dave are the most hilariously grating. In a new teaser for this week's episode, the arrogant couple – played by Carrie Brownstein and Fred Armisen – attempt to impress Paul Simon with their knowledge of folk music, but they end...
Depeche Mode founder Martin Gore will release MG, a solo LP of 16 electronic instrumentals, on April 28th via Mute. Gore began work on the album following the March 2013 conclusion of Depeche Mode's Delta Machine tour, writing and producing the material at his home studio in Santa Barbara, California.  In a...
A federal judge has ruled that Nebraska's proposed ban on same-sex marriage is unconstitutional. U.S. District Judge Joseph Bataillon's decision could allow couples to marry in the state within a week, according to Reuters. Bataillon called the state lawmakers' original decision "an unabashedly gender-specific infringement of the equal rights of its...
Bob Dylan mined the Frank Sinatra catalog for his new covers album Shadows in the Night, and for the video for the 1940s standard "The Night We Called It a Day," the rock legend revisits the stark black-and-white, smoky nightclubs and double-crossing of that decade's film noir. In the video, Dylan and a well-connected...