Over the course of their recent reunion tour, the Replacements have been working up a cover of the Jackson 5's 1969 hit "I Want You Back." As the band played their first New York show in 23 years on Friday night, they showed the progress they've made on it. Although their version......more
Sir Mix-a-Lot revealed his feelings about Nicki Minaj's "Baby Got Back"-sampling "Anaconda" and a whole lot more during a Reddit Ask Me Anything session on Saturday. "It's amazing how people - I guess maybe because they're not in the industry - but how people think I should be mad about the......more
An artist in Liverpool has created a statue inspired by the title character in the Beatles' 1966 song "Eleanor Rigby," crafted of £1 million pounds in old bank notes. As the Liverpool Echo reports, the sculpture has gone up on display at the Museum of Liverpool in the Beatles' hometown.
The artist, Leonard......more
Just a few days after wrapping up the North American leg of his solo arena tour, Ed Sheeran hit Las Vegas on Saturday night for the iHeartRadio Music Festival with a short set featuring a special guest.
As Billboard reports, halfway through Sheeran's five-song set, Macklemore joined the British singer-songwriter onstage......more
First a romanticized view of the Replacements show Friday night at Queens' Forest Hills Stadium, which is an appropriate starting point for a band that throughout its 30-plus-year history has been romanticized for all the right reasons (visionary songs kissed by soul and fraught with crud) and the wrong reasons (their......more
Members of Arcade Fire, Bon Iver and the Strokes formed a one-shot indie supergroup called Pop All Star Band to perform at the third annual Pop Vs. Jock charity basketball game held on Saturday during the Pop Montréal festival.
The band, which features Arcade Fire's Win and Will Butler (who organized......more
David Fincher's film adaptation of the novel Gone Girl doesn't hit theaters for another two weeks, but Trent Reznor has offered fans an early chance to immerse themselves in its disturbing sonic landscape. The Nine Inch Nails frontman, who composed the soundtrack with Atticus Ross, kicked the weekend off by posting......more
Will Ferrell and the Red Hot Chili Peppers' Chad Smith put aside their doppelganger-fueled rivalry on Friday night to join together on a cover of the Rolling Stones' "Honky Tonk Woman." As Consequence of Sound reports, the pair rocked the classic track as part of the elegantly-named supergroup I Pissed My Pants,......more