Posts Tagged ‘documentary’

X Japan confirm album and movie release

X Japan have announced the release date for their first album in 20 years.

Watch U2 Debut ‘Innocence’ Bonus Track ‘The Crystal Ballroom’ Live

U2 were about halfway through their fourth consecutive concert at Chicago’s United Center when Bono announced they were going to perform a song they’d never done before. “There’s a bunch of people that have been on the road since we started this tour,” he said. “I have no idea how they’re paying for it. I have no idea how they’ve skipped school and work, husbands and wives. But they’ve been on the road and they’ve been asking for one song, so we kinda nearly figured it out

Glen Campbell’s Daughter Ashley Details Dad’s Declining Health

The influence that Glen Campbell has had on artists of every genre is undeniable. But with the decision of his family to go public with the legendary entertainer’s 2011 Alzheimer’s disease diagnosis , his extraordinary legacy has become even more significant and farther-reaching. Glen Campbell’s Family Talks About His Life With Alzheimer’s On Sunday, June 28th at 9:00 p.m. ET, CNN will exclusively broadcast the profoundly moving documentary film, Glen Campbell: I’ll Be Me, a revealing look back at the phenomenal career of Campbell, who went from in-demand L.A. session guitarist to pop-country superstar around the world thanks to such iconic hits as “Gentle on My Mind,” “Galveston” and “Rhinestone Cowboy.” Among his fellow performers who comment on Campbell’s influence are Keith Urban, Vince Gill, Kathy Mattea, Brad Paisley, John Carter Cash, Sheryl Crow, Blake Shelton, Taylor Swift, Bruce Springsteen, Paul McCartney and U2 guitarist The Edge

Nirvana ‘best of’ set for vinyl, Blu-ray reissue

Nirvana’s self-titled ‘best of’ compilation is to be reissued on vinyl and Blu-ray audio in August.

Eagles Of Death Metal get their Zipper Down

The Eagles Of Death Metal will release Zipper Down – their first album in seven years – on October 2.

Ariana Grande Blasts Gender Double Standards, Slut-Shaming

Ariana Grande reminded the world that neither she, nor any woman, is the “property/possession” of a man in a smart, scathing note  posted to Twitter. The singer addressed the way she has been treated and labeled in the wake of her split from ex-boyfriend Big Sean, as well as the double standards women continue to face in American society. 20 Best Pop Albums of 2014 “I come from a long bloodline of female activists,” Grande wrote on Sunday.

Metallica Shred National Anthem at X Games

Metallica ‘s Kirk Hammett and James Hetfield delivered a six string salute to the United States with a tasteful, but heavy rendition of “The Star-Spangled Banner” at the X Games in Austin, Texas on Saturday. Kirk Hammett: Metallica ‘Maybe 30 Percent’ Done With Album Hammett took lead on the instrumental version of the national anthem, subtly nudging his wah-wah pedal throughout, while Hetfield backed up his bandmate with fiendish harmonies and stadium-sized power chords. The duo even allowed themselves a brief descent into feedback — à la  Jimi Hendrix’s famed rendition  at Woodstock — before concluding the song in dramatic, fret-tapping fashion, complete with banging heads and pumping fists. Metallica also performed a full concert at the X Games  on Saturday, co-headlining the Super Stage alongside Nicki Minaj

’90 Percent of ‘Montage of Heck’ is Bulls–t,’ Says Melvins Founder

Buzz Osbourne, founding member of the Melvins  and longtime friend of Kurt Cobain , has quite a few quibbles with the new documentary Kurt Cobain: Montage of Heck . “People need to understand that 90 percent of Montage of Heck is bullshit. Total bullshit,” he declares in a review of the film for The Talkhouse . 9 Things We Learned From Kurt Cobain Doc ‘Montage of Heck’ The documentary, directed by Brett Morgan, has been widely praised for creating an intimate portrait of the late Nirvana frontman through the use of Cobain’s own home movies, journals and audio recordings. The fact that much of the information in the film comes directly from Cobain might lend it some credence, but Osborne says that’s where the problem lies.

Slayer, Skrillex Lead Adult Swim 2015 Singles Program

Adult Swim will launch the sixth installment of its annual Singles program next week, releasing an original song for free each Monday. The series begins on June 8th and runs through mid-October. ‘Too Many Cooks': The Making of an Instant Cult Classic The 2015 edition of the Singles program boasts an eclectic lineup, with exclusive songs from Run the Jewels, Slayer, Skrillex, Danny Brown & Clams Casino, Peaches, Flying Lotus and the DOOM / Ghostface Killah collaboration DOOMSTARKS. Since the Adult Swim Singles kicked off in 2010, the series and its label Williams Street have scored unreleased music from artists like LCD Soundsystem, Liars, Freddie Gibbs, Death Grips, Thee Oh Sees, TV on the Radio and dozens more. The 2014 series featured tracks from dance legend Giorgio Moroder, Deafheaven, Sleep, Future and Mastodon with guest Gibby Haynes

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