Month: July 2024

Mekigah Australian aural insanity demons Mekigah are back with “Broken Rhythm Pressure” – a haunting preview of their upcoming album, To Hold Onto A Heartless Heart, set for release in August 2024 via Aesthetic Death. Originating from a collaboration that took an unexpected and deeply personal turn, founding member Vis Ortis explains, “Its origin lies
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Steven Wilson has put the almost two-decade-old myth that he called Coldplay “wankers” to bed. Today, (July 17), the Porcupine Tree singer and multi-instrumentalist has finally addressed the infamous image of him holding up a sign that reads “Coldplay are wankers”. Taken at a US Porcupine Tree show in 2006, the photo went viral, and
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Focusing on a decade in which classic rock came into its own, the below list of the Top 200 ’70s Songs spans the gamut of cornerstone bands. Some were on their way out. But former members of the Beatles and Simon & Garfunkel began crafting solo gems for the ages. The stalwart Rolling Stones, meanwhile, showed they weren’t
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The fate of TNT’s Inside the NBA remains uncertain in the midst of the finalization of broadcast rights agreements by various media entities. Due to the hefty price tag for the rights, Warner Bros. Discovery – which owns the aforementioned network – reportedly opted not to shoot for a new deal. As a result, NBC
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Well, the 2024 Emmy Award nominations were announced this morning, and as usual, there were some pleasant surprises (yay for Selena Gomez!) and some upsetting snubs (nothing for The Curse?!). Despite strike-shortened seasons for many shows, it was an excellent year for TV, and the Academy had a wealth of options from which to choose.
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A veteran drummer/producer sued Snoop Dogg for copyright infringement in California on Monday (July 15). According to Billboard, Trevor Lawrence Jr. claimed Snoop never paid the studio musician for contributions to the 2022 album BODR (Bacc on Death Row). Lawrence said he created backing tracks “on spec” for Snoop to experiment with in the studio
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Some of us dream of pleasant things like puppies or wealth or a new Necrophagist record. Others of us, like Los Angeles grind weirdos Squid Pisser, prefer to dream of puke. Dreams of Puke came out last month and we’re still trying to wrap our collective head around its high-speed blasts, shrieking guitars and screamed vocals. To make
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Young Thug‘s trial has been delayed after its judge has been removed over misconduct allegations. The removal was prompted by the rapper’s lawyer Brian Steel, who was arrested mid-trial for alleged contempt of court in June. Steel was reportedly held in contempt for suggesting an alleged conversation between Judge Ural Glanville, witness Kenneth Copeland and
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Actors Will Smith and Johnny Depp have had long, wildly successful careers in Hollywood. But most recently their names have become synonymous with their respective controversies: Smith slapping Chris Rock at the Oscars, and Depp’s relationship with Amber Heard and their legal battle. Depp and Smith are making career comebacks, and they’re hanging out while
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