A Liberace hologram is set to tour the world with a debut performance scheduled to take place in Las Vegas, though no dates have been announced yet, The Guardian reports. The company behind the new endeavor, Hologram USA, is working with the full support of the Liberace Foundation, and they say they'll be rolling......
Larry Smith, producer of some of the most cherished hip-hop records of the Eighties, including Run-D.M.C.'s first two albums, died Thursday at the age of 63. Radio host Combat Jack broke the news on Twitter, writing: "Just spoke to his family. RIP Larry Smith, the original King of Beats who passed......
Michael Lynton, the CEO of Sony Pictures Entertainment, says that the situation surrounding the studio's decision to cancel the release of The Interview is more complicated than it seems, according to The Hollywood Reporter. In an interview with CNN that will air later tonight, the exec said that the public was......
Miguel has spent the last few months hinting at the possibility of new music, and this morning, the R&B singer posted three new songs to his SoundCloud. The first, "NWA," features a guest verse from L.A. rap legend Kurupt; the second, "Hollywooddreams" addresses a down-and-out actor looking to make it big;......
Paul McCartney revealed that he recently tried writing a song about the killings of unarmed black men in Ferguson and Staten Island in an interview with The Associated Press. While the former Beatle admitted his initial attempts proved fruitless, he hasn't given up on the song. "I was thinking recently about all these......
Following the news that Sony Pictures would indefinitely shelve The Interview following terrorist threats from North Korea–based hackers, everyone from politicians to filmmakers to George R.R. Martin condemned the movie studio for bending to the hackers' demands and setting a precedent in the war against cyber attacks. In Barack Obama's year-end address Friday,......
A Wisconsin judge has decided that the two girls, Morgan Geyser and Anissa Weier, accused of stabbing their friend to appease the fictional online character Slender Man, are mentally fit to stand trial on attempted homicide charges, The Associated Press reports.  Waukesha County Circuit Judge Michael Bohren had ordered one girl to......
You don't mess with a country outlaw… especially when he's packing.  Related: Flashback: Watch a Johnny Cash Christmas Clip From 1978 On December 19, 1985 — almost 30 years to the date after the release of "Folsom Prison Blues," during which Johnny Cash's character shoots a man in Reno just to watch......
The Foo Fighters' latest stop on the Sonic Highways promotional tour brought them to The Tonight Show where they delivered a smashing, Herculean performance of album closer, "I Am a River." The track starts out small, with frontman Dave Grohl crooning a tale of finding salvation underground, while he and guitarists Pat Smear and......
Oklahoma and Nebraska have filed a lawsuit with the U.S. Supreme Court asking it to deem Colorado's marijuana laws unconstitutional, The Denver Post reports. The states, which border Colorado, claim in the suit that their neighbor's recreational pot policy is "draining their treasuries, and placing stress on their criminal justice......
During the early months of 2014, Garth Brooks dusted off his Stetson — or, as he's more prone to wearing these days, his Garth-branded baseball cap — and launched the biggest comeback the country-music industry has seen in years. Technically, though, the guy came out of retirement nearly a decade ago. After spending......
One week after wrapping up a string of shared shows in the Southwest, Jenny Lewis and Ryan Adams teamed up again last night, when both songwriters hit the stage during an episode of Jimmy Kimmel Live. Lewis was the show's musical guest, in her last gig of a busy year......
It has been awhile since my last broadcast: Deadlines, shows, roadwork, and, sadly, obituaries got in the way. They also had a big impact on the records that have filled the last weeks of this year: Pink Floyd's tribute to their late keyboard player Richard Wright; U2's controversial gift to......
A long-in-development Hip Hop Hall of Fame and Museum hopes to raise $1 million to open its first-ever location and a Youth Media Education center in Harlem. To get there, it has announced an initial $500,000 Matching Challenge Grant to kick off a new IndieGoGo campaign. If raised, the $1 million dollars would allow the......
Perennial metal boogieman Marilyn Manson presents a new kind of nightmare in the video for his gothy dance single "Deep Six," which will appear on his upcoming record The Pale Emperor. Rather than revisit the neo-Bosch grotesqueries or salacious drug orgies of past videos, the singer enlisted surrealist visual artist......
From the first time the Charlie Daniels staged his Volunteer Jam concert event in Nashville in October 1974, the caliber of talent and number of surprise performers kept fans returning year after year. To commemorate the legendary concert's 40th anniversary, the star-studded event returns to Music City on August 12, 2015,......
Sony Pictures' decision to pull The Interview from its December 25th theatrical release date – and put the film in indefinite hiatus – has been met by criticism from both politicians and filmmakers. Game of Thrones author George R.R. Martin has now joined the ever-growing list of people upset with the movie company succumbing......
HBO has officially placed a series order for Martin Scorsese and Mick Jagger's long-in-the-works project about a New York City record executive navigating the changing musical landscape of the 1970s, Collider reports. The network has also revealed the show's cast and their respective roles. While HBO has been attached to the show for several years now,......
When it was announced that Grimmy the Grim Reaper would be Stephen Colbert's final guest on The Colbert Report, fans speculated whether the future Late Show host was killing off his satirical character. Instead, Colbert's Colbert became immortal, and he closed out his nine-year Comedy Central run with a performance......
Trace Adkins is set to appear in Roadrunner, an upcoming movie about car racing that's being compared to the classic Burt Reynolds film, Smokey and the Bandit. Clint Eastwood's 28-year-old son, Scott, is the only other publicly known cast member at this point, and a release date has yet to......