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Kurt Cobain’s Case Won’t Be Reopened by Seattle PD

Seattle police have stated that they won’t be reopening the case regarding the death of iconic Nirvana frontman Kurt Cobain, just days before the 20-year anniversary of his suicide in 1994. He was 27. Over the years there has been …

Sons Unite to Create New Roy Orbison Song

The three sons of singer/songwriter Roy Orbison have united to create a new track featuring the late artist, using samples from an old boombox recording of a song entitled “The Way is Love.” Wesley, Roy Jr. and Alex Orbison were …

Kylie Minogue Gets Even Sexier With New Album

Justin TImberlake may have brought sexy back, but Kylie Minogue is making sure it sticks around. Minogue is getting even sexier with her newest album, “Kiss Me Once.” The album, which Cristina Jaleru of the Associated Press calls a “narcotic …

Pandora Hikes Price, Cites Rising Royalty Rates Pandora Hikes Price, Cites Rising Royalty Rates

Like most music streaming services, Pandora’s users are mostly the non-paying kind–the ones who are perfectly content to deal with some ads in order to avoid paying a monthly subscription fee. If you’re one of those 200 million+ people, you …

Lady Gaga’s ‘Brooklyn Nights’ Track Leaks Online

A song that was supposed to be included in Lady Gaga’s 2013 album ARTPOP made its way online over the weekend. The track with the title “Brooklyn Nights” was said to be recorded almost four years ago when the singer …

Cody Simpson Dances The Cha Cha Cha On Dancing With The Stars

Australian pop singer Cody Simpson graced the stage of Dancing with the Stars on its 2-hour premiere episode for season 18. Other celebrities joining this season are Drew Carey, Amy Purdy, Billy Dee Williams, Sean Avery, NeNe Leakes, Candace Cameron …

Def Leppard Announces 2014 North American Tour With Kiss

Fans of hard rock and heavy metal can rejoice because an epic team-up is about to happen this year. Legendary bands Kiss and Def Leppard are headlining a 2014 summer tour of the United States and Canada. Both groups made …

SXSW Hipsters Pretend to Know Bands So Obscure They Don’t Even Exist

If you ask the crowd at SXSW about some hot new bands like “DJ Heavy Flow” and “What the Fuck Bruce Jenner,” they’ll probably tell you that they not only know of their music, but are pretty into it too. …

Vybz Kartel: Jamaican Dancehall Artist Found Guilty In The Murder Of Clive “Lizard” Williams

Vybz Kartel, born Adidja Azim Palmer, was convicted of murder in the Caribbean Supreme Court. 10 of the 11-person jury found the Jamaican dancehall artist guilty, along with three others – Andre St. John, Kahira Jones, and Shawn Campbell. Shane …

Google Knowledge Graph Takes Tour Dates From Artists’ Official Sites Google Knowledge Graph Takes Tour Dates From Artists’ Official Sites

Google announced today that it will now populate its Knowledge Graph results for musicians with tour dates from the artists’ official websites when they add structured data markup. Google has shown upcoming events for artists for quite some time (and …

Neil Young Set to Unveil Pono, a New Music Player

With the advent of the smartphone, the world was introduced to another way to degrade the quality of music by attempting to stuff all media into one, singular device with extremely limited storage and processing capabilities. Unfortunately, this trend of …

Samsung Rolls Out Milk, A Streaming Radio Service Samsung Rolls Out Milk, A Streaming Radio Service

Now that even Beats has its own streaming music service, Samsung is bringing its own streaming audio app to the world. The Korean company, which dominates the Android smartphone landscape, has announced Milk, a streaming radio app. Milk will provide …

Rapper Lil’ Boosie Released From Prison

Torrance Hatch, more commonly known as Lil Boosie, was released from Louisiana State Penitentiary on Wednesday night. A press conference is scheduled on March 10. The schedule for the Baton Rouge rapper’s release was slated for May, but Lil Boose …

Da Brat Ordered To Pay $6.4 Million For Assaulting Cheerleader

A Cobb County court jury has ordered Grammy-nominated rapper Da Brat to pay $6.4 million in damages to the Atlanta cheerleader she assaulted in 2007. The punishment was meted out on Thursday afternoon. Da Brat, whose real name is Shawntae …

Amazon Wants to Add Streaming Music to Your Prime Perks Amazon Wants to Add Streaming Music to Your Prime Perks

Could future Amazon Prime subscriptions come with a Spotify-style streaming music service? It’s definitely a possiblity, and something that Amazon is already considering. In fact, according to Re/code’s Peter Kafka, Amazon is “engaged in serious talks with big music labels” …

Allah Pendant Scrubbed from Katy Perry’s Dark Horse Video

Earlier this week, we told you that the new Katy Perry video had really infuriated some in the Muslim community. So much so, that an online petition on change.org to force YouTube to remove the video garnered over 60,000 signatures. …

Muffin Top Rap Encourages Body Acceptance

Any woman who has ever been pregnant knows that your body goes through numerous changes throughout pregnancy, and some of those changes are permanent. While a lot of women are worried about getting back to their pre-pregnancy size once the …

Justin Timberlake Postpones Concert; Offers Apology

Whether you admit it or not, you are a fan of Justin Timberlake. Hell, everyone is – whether it be a deep fandom rooted in his N’Sync days or a recently found admiration of the new and improved classy-version of …

50 Cent Celebrates New Audio Line At NASCAR

An eager and excited 50 Cent was on a mission at Daytona for two reasons – to launch his SMS audio and headphone line and look for somebody to kiss to celebrate the occasion. However, 50 Cent’s foiled attempt at …

Kurt Cobain Day In Aberdeen, Washington

Aberdeen is celebrating what would have been Kurt Cobain’s 47th birthday by making February 20 the official Kurt Cobain Day in the city. Cobain, grunge band Nirvana’s front man, was born in Aberdeen in 1967. He had a turbulent childhood …

Here, Listen to the Bonnaroo 2014 Spotify Playlist

If you’ve been a fixture on the Bonnaroo forums and reddit threads as of late, yesterday’s big lineup announcement (stylized as #BLAM) didn’t produce too many shockers–at least not in the upper echelon of acts. This year’s headliners include Elton …