The International Criminal Court in The Hague ruled against LMFAO's 'Party Rock Anthem,' on the grounds that the crime against humanity did not actually include any rock in spite of its title. The song was forbidden from being sold, distributed, played, and referenced.
Age 4-12: I will literally listen to anything. Advertisements, television show theme songs (also, I love all television shows), children's movie soundtracks, even pop music. Give me all of it.
Sting ended up getting mad at me one night because I did a skinfart on his forearm (the one he plays sweet bass with) and he put two enormous holes in the hood of my Hankmobile with his chompers. Dude's got incisors like a hippo. Don't fuck with him.
F is for Frankie Goes To Hollywood, a band that was formed to generate enough income for Frankie to go to Hollywood. Without Frankie, the rest of the band formed a new project, The Band Gets Enough Bus Fare To Get Home.
Why is Billy Corgan so hostile to transpeople? I have discovered several possible explanations.
I couldn't help but wonder if this Microsoft PR person with a corporate Twitter account telling people to buy an album on Zune was trying to sell albums on Zune. Thankfully, they clarified that their message had not been commercially motivated.
Liam Gallagher's contributions to the medium of assholery far outweigh his contributions to music. Oasis was a decade-plus shoving match between brothers set to a score by the Monkees, occasionally punctuated by Liam stomping away then returning to grab his brother in a headlock.
Lady Gaga’s ‘The Edge of Glory’ enrolls a carpophagous radix midway through, when Bruce Springsteen's E Street sax player Clarence Clemons cudgels a solo in his funereal style.
The Beasties are back and better than ever! BELIEVE IT!
No band is distinctive enough to warrant an entirely new genre of music, with the possible exception of the Star Wars Cantina Band.
There is a distinct crossover between these seemingly disparate industries, a point where bad art proudly asserts itself as bad-ass art. The question is: How well do you know your album covers?
In his new column, SA's Daryl 'Fucking' Hall systematically alienates every online music section that otherwise might have eventually hired him away from our site. Works for me!
Creating a mixtape with the goal of sparking a romance is akin to attempting to yank Excalibur from the stone. It might work for someone out there, but most of us will just wind up with crushed dreams and chaffed palms.
Cee-Lo Green’s “Fuck You” has joined a small club of hit songs that feature “fuck” in their choruses. But there is a far larger club of failed songs by artists imprudently seeking easy success through the use of the F word.
SA music writers get SINCERE about their favorite releases of the past twelve months.
Last year the music industry was filled with last, desperate gasps that brought about panicked longing for what once was and dreadful reproach for the hellish void ahead. There were also musician deaths.
SA's rap expert looks back on a year filled with hard beats and harder rhymes.
Slacker music is not really a genre so much as it is a lifestyle. It's a lot like hip hop in that regard.