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Flavor Flav Arrested in Las Vegas

Flavor Flav Arrested in Las Vegas

Former Public Enemy hype-man Flavor Flav was arrested in Las Vegas earlier today on felony charges stemming from what's being called a "domestic disturbance." The 53-year old sometime rapper and reality television star has been charged with assault with a deadly...

Album Review: Benjamin Gibbard – Former Lives

Album Review: Benjamin Gibbard – Former Lives

Oh boy. The moment the blogosphere erupted with the news that Death Cab For Cutie's Ben Gibbard and lovable actress Zooey Deschanel, America's foremost indie-pop power-couple, had split up, we knew it'd be coming. Former Lives is every bit the wistful...

Watch: Passion Pit Rock SNL

Watch: Passion Pit Rock SNL

Critically-acclaimed and criminally under-heard synthpop outfit Passion Pit took to the stage at Saturday Night Live with a vengeance this weekend, performing the two best tracks from their excellent sophomore album. Glossamer tracks Take a Walk and Carried Away...

Phillip Phillips’ Debut Set For November Release

Phillip Phillips’ Debut Set For November Release

Last season's American Idol winner, the hilariously named Phillip Phillips, will finally be releasing his debut album later this year. The World From the Side of the Moon, as the opus is called, will hit shelves this November.  The album is slated to include...

The Who Tap Vintage Trouble to Open Winter Tour

The Who Tap Vintage Trouble to Open Winter Tour

Rock legends The Who are embarking on a winter tour of North America. For this outing, they'll be taking Hollywood soul band Vintage Trouble along for the ride. While not a big name stateside, Vintage Trouble are chart-topping heroes in the UK. "People understand...

Paul Westerberg hints at Full-fledged Replacements Reunion

Paul Westerberg hints at Full-fledged Replacements Reunion

In an interview with Rolling Stone this week, Paul Westerberg, the former lead singer of the seminal Minneapolis alt-rock band The Replacements, revealed that he'd recently spent some time in the studio with Tommy Stinson, the band's original bassist (and...

“Sometimes I wish Jim Morrison were still alive, because I’d love to see a concert in which “The Doors” opened up for “The Cars.” ― Jarod Kintz

“Music is my religion.” ― Jimi Hendrix

“if music was the language of the world, imagine how beautiful a seven-billion-part harmony would be.” ― Scott Hoying

“I’m forever near a stereo saying, ‘What the f**k is this garbage?’ And the answer is always the Red Hot Chili Peppers.” ― Nick Cave