Even as it took place, the eighth Republican debate, at Saint Anselm College in New Hampshire, felt like a moment frozen in time. Will Ted Cruz, Donald Trump, Marco Rubio, Ben Carson, Jeb Bush, Chris Christie and John Kasich ever share a stage again after Tuesday's New Hampshire primary? It's...
Tonight at approximately 8:30 p.m. PST, Metallica will take the stage at AT&T Park in their native San Francisco for their "The Night Before" concert, a sold-out blowout to get the party started before Super Bowl 50 invades Santa Clara's Levi's Stadium on Sunday night. To celebrate the gig, Metallica are...
A night after appearing on Late Show With Stephen Colbert, Wilco performed Friday at Brooklyn's Kings Theatre, where the group paid tribute to David Bowie by performing "Space Oddity." Jeff Tweedy and company closed out their concert with the acoustic, understated rendition of the 1969 classic (via Jambase). Tweedy previously remembered Bowie's legacy alongside...
The day before Beyoncé takes the stage during the Coldplay-headlined Super Bowl 50 halftime show, the singer dropped her surprise new single "Formation," her first new song since her Beyoncé: Platinum Edition was released in November 2014. "Formation" is available to stream and download for free exclusively through Tidal. After a largely...
Red Hot Chili Peppers staged their first performance of 2016 Friday night at Los Angeles' Ace Hotel at the #FeelTheBern benefit concert for Bernie Sanders, who has gained the support of the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame band. During the Peppers' career-spanning set, the band also remembered David Bowie with a rendition...
Erin Brockovich appeared on Real Time With Bill Maher Friday to discuss the water crisis in Flint and how what's happening in the Michigan will soon be affecting cities nationwide. "I can't keep up with where the Flints are happening," Brockovich warned. "They're from Indiana, Ohio, Texas, Florida, Pennsylvania – 16...
Elton John and Ben Stiller both found themselves on the Graham Norton Show's couch Friday, the same day the rock legend released his new LP Wonderful Crazy Night. With Stiller in London promoting Zoolander 2, the actor spilled the secrets behind Derek Zoolander's "Blue Steel" facial expression and gave John a lesson...
In 2004, rapper Nelly released the song "Over and Over" from his album Suit (a companion to his collection Sweat that was released the same day). Singing the hook on that song — a Number Three hit in the United States — was Tim McGraw, marking an early cross-genre collaboration...
After years of rumors, Zoolander 2 finally hits theaters next weekend. Comedy sequels almost inevitably disappoint, but early buzz for this one has been remarkably strong. They're marketing it in a very clever way, and the 2001 original film has developed a huge cult audience that is likely to show...
Moderat, the collaborative project between members of German electronic artists Modeselektor and Apparat, has debuted the sparse, powerful new single "Reminder." The track will appear on the trio's third LP III, due April 1st via Monkeytown Records. "Reminder" is the first taste of Moderat's first full-length album since 2013's II. The track...
The members of Stone Temple Pilots are ready for the next chapter in their career. Months after frontman Chester Bennington parted ways with the group to focus on Linkin Park, the hard rockers have launched an open audition on their website where literally anyone can prove whether or not they've...
Meek Mill has been sentenced following a probation-violating trip to Los Angeles with girlfriend Nicki Minaj for the American Music Awards last November. The Philly rapper was found guilty of traveling without adhering to the guidelines stipulated in terms of his probation. Mill will serve 90 days under house arrest and...
Fresh off Phish's sold-out four-night New Year's stand at Madison Square Garden, the jam band have mapped out their 2016 summer tour. The trek kicks off June 22nd in St. Paul, Minnesota and concludes – like Phish's 2015 summer tour, and five previous summers – with a three-night Labor Day...
This weekend, Bernie Sanders will come face-to-face with his doppelgänger — comedian Larry David — on Saturday Night Live. Speculation that Sanders would make a cameo on SNL has run rampant since NBC announced David, who's impersonated the presidential hopeful several times this campaign season, would host. The Washington Post, citing an anonymous source, was...
The Super Bowl has a way of bringing people together. Last year's showdown between the Patriots and Seahawks was seen by more tha 114 million people, which made it the most watched television show in U.S. history. Naturally, the Super Bowl is also a magnet for celebrities, who, like moths, are naturally drawn to...
You can't say Charles Kelley doesn't have a sense of humor. To promote his debut solo LP, The Driver, out today, Kelley ("The Tall Guy from Lady Antebellum") released a smart, self-deprecating spoof called "Who the F--k Is Charles Kelley?" The clip unspools murder-mystery style, à la The Usual Suspects,...
In what sounds like an oxymoron, the inaugural U.K. Americana Awards were held this week in London, with Jason Isbell taking home the honor of International Artist of the Year. Gretchen Peters' Blackbirds LP was named International Album of the Year. The event was held in conjunction with the two-day Americana...
Lloyd Blankfein, Chief Executive Cephalopod of Goldman Sachs, issued a warning about the Bernie Sanders campaign this week. "This has the potential to be a dangerous moment," he said on CNBC's Squawk Box. The Lloyd was peeved that Sanders, whom he's never met, singled him out in a debate last week. "Another...
On August 20, 1920, seven men – including All-American hero Jim Thorpe – met inside an auto showroom in Canton, Ohio, to discuss the formation of the American Professional Football Association, the forerunner to the National Football League. That meeting is perhaps the most important moment in pro-football history, creating a...
Ever since Metallica signed up to play a stadium gig the day before the Super Bowl in their hometown of San Francisco, Lars Ulrich has been relentlessly checking the forecast. "The Weather Underground app has taken up a lot of my iPhone time," he tells Rolling Stone. "About a month...