Public Enemy Talks 'It Takes a Nation of Millions to Hold Us Back' on Its 30th Anniversary

For Keith Shocklee the legendary hip-hop production crew the Bomb Squad, it was the artistry Marley Marl that inspired the intensity that defined Public Enemy's classic second LP It Takes a Nation Millions to Hold Us Back,

Florence + The Machine's Florence Welch Talks Patti Smith Tribute, Sobriety & Feeling 'Free' While Making New Album

“Free” is how Florence Welch from Florence + The Machine felt after writing High as Hope, the group's fourth studio album, set to be released Friday. She doesn’t feel the pain she endured while making their last

Ignition Records Announces Joe Strummer Major Rarities Collection

Ignition Records has announced a major rarities collection chronicling the career punk legend Joe Strummer — not including his work with The Clash — entitled Joe Strummer 001, and due out on September 28. The compilation will feature fan-favorite songs from Strummer's solo

Aquaria Gears Up for Another Tight Race in Debut Single 'Burn Rubber'

On Thursday night, RuPaul’s Drag Race season 10 contestant Aquaria was crowned America’s Next Drag Superstar following an over-the-top lip sync smackdown. On Friday (June 29), the New York queen is supplying her own vocals on her

5 Seconds Of Summer's Favorite Things: Yoga, 'Fortnite' & More

On their third album, Youngblood, which debuted at No. 1 on the Billboard 200, the four members 5 Seconds Summer, all finally legal drinking age in America, ditched pop-punk for new wave grooves. In their downtime, they

Steve Soto, Adolescents Bassist & Punk Legend, Dies at 54

Steve Soto, founding member '80s SoCal punks the Adolescents and numerous other bands, died Wednesday (June 27) at age 54.  The Adolescents, who just wrapped up a U.S. tour, confirmed the news Twitter, while Soto’s friend and

Soul Asylum's Dave Pirner Talks Moving Past 'Absolute Embarrassment' to Reissue Band's First Two Albums

Long before Soul Asylum struck platinum in 1993 with the prom-rock ballad “Runaway Train,” the band was growing up in public in the shadow fellow Minneapolis bands the Replacements and Hüsker Dü, playing its own brand high-octane,

Rebel ACA & The French Monkey Wrench's Personal Brand of John Wayne Rap on the Album "Sunday's Cool" Will Blow Your Mind

Okay, so it’s already been done before. Kind of. In 1983, Shawn Brown, who went by the stage name “Rappin’ Duke,” produced a song like no other at the time. It became an instant parody classic of

DAY6 Drop 'Shoot Me' Music Video

DAY6, one K-pop’s up-and-coming pop-rock bands, fired it up with their new music video for their single “Shoot Me.” The lead track on their new EP Shoot Me: Youth Part 1, the song is bombastic and full