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Lollapalooza 2015 Livestream: Watch Sets From McCartney to Bassnectar

This weekend, Lollapalooza will once again return to Chicago , as it has for the last 10 years. But if you can’t make it to the Windy City to catch the festival’s eclectic mix of music and mayhem in person, you can still watch real-time sets from many of the event’s most anticipated artists, including headliners Paul McCartney and Metallica – from the comfort of your own home. All you have to do in tune in to Red Bull TV’s Lollapalooza livestream, a three-day multi-channel broadcast that features not only artist performances but exclusive interviews, live chats, behind-the-scenes footage and highlight reels. And you can do so right here. Lollapalooza 2015: 20 Must-See Acts For a full rundown of the broadcast, visit  Redbull.tv/lollapalooza .

Bikini Kill to Reissue ‘Revolution Girl Style Now’ Demo

Vaunted riot grrrl band  Bikini Kill are preparing the reissue of their 1991 demo tape Revolution Girl Style Now . On September 22nd, the band’s inaugural collection of work will be available on vinyl, CD and digital formats for the first time. Kathleen Hanna: ‘I Didn’t Want Men to Validate Me’ A trailer for the reissue features footage filmed by Brian Ruff from Bikini Kill’s first Olympia, WA show.

Hear Prince’s Funky New Party Popper ‘Stare’

Prince lets loose in his new tune “Stare,” a funky string of party-friendly, double-entendre come-ons and callbacks to his past. He sings about going onstage in his underwear and calls back his 1986 smash “Kiss” and its scratchy guitar line, interspersed with silly turns of phrase like “Second things first,” all supporting his thesis, “we know you’ve got thirst.” “Ain’t nobody stoppin’ ’cause we’ve got this party poppin’,” he declares early, as he lets an elastic bass line connect the lyrics to bright horn fanfares and huffy, breathy vocals and a fake-out fadeout. 10 Things We Learned About Prince’s ‘Purple Rain’ In typical Prince fashion, he surprise-released the song via Spotify. Earlier in the month, he had announced he was removing all of his music from the streaming service. “Prince’s publisher has asked all streaming services to remove his catalog,” a statement on the service read, according to Complex

U2 to Air ‘Innocence’ Show, Behind-the-Scenes Doc on HBO

Two new U2 films, a behind-the-scenes documentary and a live concert, will air on HBO this fall. The doc, premiering November 7th, will focus on how the group’s current Innocence + Experience tour came together, while the concert film will be shot at the band’s Paris gig on November 14th and air the same day. Titles for both films have ye to be revealed.

Morrissey Alleges Sexual Assault at San Francisco Airport

Morrissey claims he was sexually assaulted by a security officer who grabbed his genitals after a routine security check at the San Francisco Airport on July 27th, according to a post from the musician on  True to You . The incident reportedly took place around 2:30 p.m. after Morrissey had finished regular security procedure, without problem, and was gathering his belongings. “I was approached by an ‘airport security officer’ who stopped me, crouched before me and groped my penis and testicles,” Morrissey wrote

How Bully’s Alicia Bognanno Went From Studio Geek to Alt-Rock Screamer

Feels Like , the debut album from the Nashville four-piece Bully, opens with a blast of painful catharsis. “I remember getting too fucked up,” singer-guitarist Alicia Bognanno, 25,  yells at the top of her lungs  over churning chords. “I remember showing up at your house/And I remember hurting you so bad/And I remember the way your sheets smelled.” For Bognanno, who also wrote, produced and engineered the album, capturing the song’s raw intensity on record was no challenge. “‘I Remember’ is a minute and 25 seconds of screaming,” she says. “I used ambient mics on the drums and the vocals to make it feel a little bit like I felt inside.” Steve Albini Looks Back on Three Decades of Defiance Most of  Feels Like   was recorded live in the studio in just a few takes, and Bognanno says she lets instinct take over when it’s time to sing

Hannibal Buress Asks Beverly Hills Dwellers: ‘Who Is Meek Mill?’

The beef between Meek Mill  and Drake  might be the biggest ( or second biggest ) story in hip-hop now, but as Hannibal Buress proved on Wednesday night’s Why , a pair of diss tracks , Twitter jabs and ghostwriting accusations haven’t pushed the feud into the general consciousness. To get the true magnitude of the rap beef’s reverberations, Buress traveled to the one Los Angeles neighborhood “that you go to talk about hip-hop”: Beverly Hills. Hannibal Buress Talks Death Threats From Bill Cosby Fans During the man-on-the-street segment, Buress asked numerous Beverly Hills denizens, “Who is Meek Mill?” Only one person could identify the rapper, however, mainly because of who Meek Mill is dating. “I think he’s sleeping with Nicki Minaj,” the responder said, adding that he didn’t know any Meek Mill songs.

Yoko Ono Announces All-Star Remix LP, ‘Yes, I’m a Witch Too’

Yoko Ono  will follow up her all-star 2007 covers and remixes LP Yes, I’m a Witch  this January with a sequel titled Yes, I’m a Witch Too . This time around, the avant-rocker will collaborate with Death Cab for Cutie, Tune-Yards, Sparks, Miike Snow, Cibo Matto and her son Sean Lennon among many more artists who contributed either remixes or covers of tracks culled from Ono’s catalog. Yes, I’m a Witch Too arrives January 22nd, 2016 via Manimal.

Alabama Back From Decade-Long ‘Vacation’ With New Album

Country icons Alabama have announced their first album of original material in 14 years, Southern Drawl . Set for a September 18th release, the record finds the band’s core three members — singer Randy Owen, guitarist Jeff Cook and bassist Teddy Gentry — coming out of semi-retirement and chasing down a recharged, revised sound. Southern Comforts: 25 Best Songs About the South Known for their dozens of hits at country radio, including ” Mountain Music ,” “Song of the South” and “Dixieland Delight” the band is credited with helping usher in a new era of mainstream country music that began in the Eighties and led to the blending of country, rock and pop — a blend that still forms the bedrock of contemporary country today.

Neil Young Erases Most of Catalog From Streaming Services

It took two weeks but Neil Young finally expunged the vast majority of his catalog from streaming services. On July 15th, the rocker issued a pair of Facebook posts deriding the audio quality of streaming services and alerting fans that he’d pull all of his albums  from Apple Music, Spotify and the like. “It’s about sound quality. I don’t need my music to be devalued by the worst quality in the history of broadcasting or any other form of distribution,” Young wrote.

Frank Zappa’s Family Plans Massive New Release Schedule

Although the final album that Frank Zappa worked on before his death came out earlier this year, the rock legend’s family has many more releases planned. A new partnership between the Zappa Family Trust and Universal Music Enterprises will allow for new product releases, film and theatrical productions and trademark licensing. Readers’ Poll: The 10 Greatest Rock & Roll Rebels Some of the items in the works include Joe’s Garage, The Musical , the long-fabled Roxy Movie and an orchestra performance of 200 Motels featuring the Los Angeles Philharmonic. The first release will be a remastered edition of Frank Zappa and the Mothers of Invention’s 1974 album, One Size Fits All , which will come out on August 14th on 180-gram vinyl.

Macklemore Discusses Drug Relapse, New Album

Seattle rapper Macklemore , real name Ben Haggerty, admitted in a new cover story for Complex  that he relapsed into taking pills and smoking weed following the monumental success of his 2013 LP with Ryan Lewis, The Heist . His recovery, however, was crucial in inspiring the duo’s new album, slated to arrive later this year. 393 Million Macklemore (and Ryan Lewis) Fans Can’t Be Wrong “I was burnt out,” Haggerty said. “I was super-stressed. We weren’t sleeping — doing a show every day, zigzagging all over the country.

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