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Jack White Plays in Alabama Celebrity Baseball Game

Baseball enthusiast Jack White took part in a celebrity baseball game at the University of North Alabama in Florence, Alabama, leading his Third Man Records team against the Texas Playboys, Alabama Slammers and other squads taking part in Florence-based designer Billy Reid's annual Shindig, AL.com …

Jack White

See Faith No More's Frenzied 1986 Concert With Singer Chuck Mosley

Faith No More recently reissued their 1985 debut LP <i>We Care a Lot</i> as a deluxe edition complete with new mixes, demos and a pair of recordings from the band's 1986 concert at San Francisco's I-Beam. To further commemorate the reissue, the group has shared live footage of the entirety of that I-Beam …

Entertainment

Slipknot to Perform 'Iowa' in Entirety for First Time at Knotfest

Slipknot will perform their 2001 second LP <i>Iowa</i> live in its entirety for the first time during the band's set at their annual Knotfest, which takes place September 24th and 25th at the San Manuel Amphitheater and Festival Grounds in San Bernardino, California. "To this day, [<i>Iowa</i>] has never been …

Entertainment

Federal Judge Rules Against 'Bathroom Bill' Enforcement at UNC

In what is considered a major, if temporary, victory in the fight against North Carolina's controversial HB2, also known as the "bathroom bill," a federal judge ruled Friday that the University of North Carolina would not have to adhere to the law that would force transgender students and employees …

Bathrooms

See De La Soul Document New LP's Creation in 'We're Still Here (Now)'

To celebrate the release of De La Soul's long-awaited, crowd-funded LP <i>And the Anonymous Nobody</i> on Friday , the hip-hop legends premiered their 33-minute short film <i>We're Still Here (now)... a documentary about nobody</i>.<p><i>We're Still Here (now)...</i> tracks the creation of the album from the initial …

De La Soul

'Making A Murderer': New Filing Details How Steven Avery Was Framed

Today, Kathleen Zellner, attorney for Steven Avery, filed a motion requesting access to a long list of evidence so that new advanced forensic testing can be conducted in order to prove that her client, as well as his nephew Brendan Dassey, was framed for the murder of Teresa Halbach in 2005. …

Crime

See Kiefer Sutherland's Bluesy 'Can't Stay Away' on 'Kimmel'

As an actor, Kiefer Sutherland is no stranger to making the rounds of the late night TV shows, but Wednesday marked his first time on the circuit as a singer.<p>Promoting <i>Down in a Hole</i>, his new album released last week, Sutherland looked completely at home on the <i>Jimmy Kimmel Live!</i> stage as he …

Kiefer Sutherland

Watch Claustrophobia-Inducing New Trailer for 'Blair Witch'

After exposing itself at Comic Con, <i>The Blair Witch Project</i>'s surprise sequel has offered up another terrifying look at the upcoming found-footage horror film.<p>While the film's first trailer acted as a rapid-fire overview that replanted the protagonists and viewers alike back in the Maryland woods, …

Movies

Four Ways 'Pokémon Go' Ruined Our Lives

It’s the end of the world as we know it, and based on recent poll data, about zero of us feel fine. The U.K.’s breaking up with Europe, America’s considering a used car salesman for President, and in to save the day with full-on distraction is <i>Pokémon Go</i>. At least it was supposed to save the day. …

Pokémon

Call the 'Alt-Right' Movement What It Is: Racist as Hell

To live in modern-day America is to live in a country undeniably affected by racism – mysteriously, without any racists. For instance, even after calling Mexicans rapists, retweeting memes from white-supremacist message boards and saying Muslims should be banned from entering the country, Donald …

Donald Trump

David Crosby Plots Fall Tour Behind 'Lighthouse' LP

David Crosby has announced a U.S. tour behind his upcoming fifth solo LP, <i>Lighthouse</i>. The 18-date trek launches November 18th in Atlanta and concludes December 16th in Ithaca, New York.<p>Crosby's new touring band will feature Snarky Puppy bandleader/<i>Lighthouse</i> producer Michael League, along with album …

David Crosby

Presidential Nominees Ignore Women of Color at Their Peril

Heading to the polls on Election Day has always been a must for Glynda C. Carr, who grew up in Connecticut with her mother, grandmother and great-grandmother.<p>"For our family, not voting wasn't an option because two generations didn't have the right to vote," says Carr, who now works to help other …

Gender

Usher Announces New LP 'Hard II Love,' Drops Two Tracks

After dropping a string of singles throughout the year, Usher announced on Thursday's <i>Jimmy Kimmel Live</i> that his new album <i>Hard II Love</i>, the follow-up to 2012's <i>Looking 4 Myself</i>, would arrive September 16th.<p>"Four years ago, I put an album out, and now, after some ups, some downs … but officially …

Albums

Watch Jason Aldean Scorch Central Park With 'A Little More Summertime'

Jason Aldean rocked an early-morning crowd in New York City’s Central Park today, delivering three songs as part of Good Morning America’s Summer Concert Series.<p>Along with his groundbreaking rap-crossover, “Dirt Road Anthem,” and his 17th Number One hit, “Lights Come On,” Aldean and crew brought …

Jason Aldean

Batman Cosplay Suit Sets World Record With 23 Gadgets

A mind-blowing Batman cosplay costume sporting 23 functioning gadgets – including smoke bombs, a grapnel gun and a bat sign projector – has earned a spot in Guinness World Records' 2017 Gamer's Edition. Irish special creature effects expert Julian Checkley designed the intricate suit around the …

Batman

Weekend Rock Question: What's the Best Music Video of 2000s?

The MTV Video Music Awards will be held on Sunday night at New York's Madison Square Garden. The big confirmed news of the night is that Britney Spears will perform on the VMA stage for the first time in nine years and Rihanna will receive the Video Vanguard Award (and have her own set of …

Entertainment

As MMA Grows in Popularity, Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Looks for Profit

At the first UFC in 1993, Brazilian jiu jitsu was introduced to the world. Royce Gracie, a physically modest 27-year-old weighing 175 pounds dominated the tournament, using a simple but devastating grappling system to subdue a cadre of unwitting fighters. In the intervening years, Gracie became a …

Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu

See John Fogerty Honor Dr. John With Raucous 'New Orleans'

Musician Malcolm John "Mac" Rebennack, who gained worldwide acclaim – and Rock and Roll Hall of Fame membership – as New Orleans legend Dr. John, is the focus of a new all-star tribute, a live concert taped in New Orleans in 2014 that will be available as a two-CD/DVD and Blu-ray set on October …

John Fogerty

A War on Ticket Bots, With Mixed Results

Even if <i>Hamilton</i> creator and star Lin-Manuel Miranda eliminates every electronic "bot" that scoops up thousands of tickets and helps shady brokers resell them at insane prices, he's unlikely to make a dent in the scalping market. Stung by reports that one bot sold 20,000 tickets to the popular …

Lin-Manuel Miranda

Drake Details 'Please Forgive Me' Short Film

Drake announced that his short film <i>Please Forgive Me</i> will arrive on September 30th. The film, co-directed by Anthony Mandler, features new music by Drake's go-to producer Noah "40" Shebib.<p>The Toronto rapper previously dropped his short film <i>Jungle</i> in 2015 as a preview for his <i>If You're Reading This,</i> …

Short Films

The Last Word: Jeff Bridges on Dylan, the Dude and Surviving Box-Office Duds

In the six years since he reunited with the Coen Brothers for a brilliant remake of the classic John Wayne western <i>True Grit,</i> Jeff Bridges has struggled to connect with audiences in multiplexes, releasing little-seen flicks like <i>R.I.P.D.</i> and <i>Seventh Son.</i> But right now he's starring in one of the most …

Jeff Bridges

Timothy B. Schmit on Glenn Frey: 'He's Dead. It's Unbelievable'

Eagles bassist Timothy B. Schmit opened up about the death of bandmate Glenn Frey in a recent interview with <i>Rolling Stone</i>. "He's dead. It's unbelievable," he says. "It didn't happen that long ago. Everybody is still processing it. But part of processing it is carrying on."<p>"[The Eagles] haven't done …

Glenn Frey

Rudy Van Gelder, Renowned 'A Love Supreme' Engineer, Dead at 91

Rudy Van Gelder, legendary jazz engineer and operator of the Englewood Cliff, New Jersey studio where classic LPs by John Coltrane, Eric Dolphy and Wayne Shorter were recorded, died Thursday at his home. Van Gelder's assistant confirmed his death to the <i>New York Times</i>. He was 91.<p>An optometrist by …

Entertainment

Watch Andrew Bird, National's Matt Berninger Cover Lou Reed

Andrew Bird recruited the National frontman Matt Berninger for the latest episode of his intimate living room performance series, <i>Live From the Great Room</i>. The duo performed off-the-cuff duets of four tracks: the National's "Pink Rabbits," Bird's "Heretics" and "Left Handed Kisses" and a cover of …

Andrew Bird

Inside the Misunderstood World of Adult Breastfeeding

<i>Editor's Note: Some names in this story have been changed at the request of the interview subjects to protect their anonymity.</i><p>Elfin* and Gavin* have been together for six years. They have a clear affection for each other, touching each other gently on the shoulder when one says something the other …

Dating

Ryan Lochte Charged for False Rio Robbery Story

Authorities in Rio have charged U.S. Olympic swimmer Ryan Lochte for reporting a falsified crime after Lochte and three other swim team member reported being held at gunpoint and robbed by a man impersonating a police officer. Rio officials denied the charges, and held the other three teammates in …

Team USA

Review: De La Soul Still Pushing Boundaries on 'Anonymous Nobody'

Almost 30 years after their debut, <i>3 Feet High and Rising</i>, transformed the possibilities of a rap record, and nearly 12 years since their last LP, De La Soul are still ambitious outliers. Financed by a Kickstarter campaign, constructed over breaks and beats mined from more than 200 hours of jamming …

De La Soul

Kanye West Floats Over Crowd in Unique Saint Pablo Tour Kickoff

During the Indianapolis kickoff show of Kanye West's 39-date Saint Pablo Tour, the rapper unveiled a brand new set designed to bring the action to the audience rather than the other way around. There was no large central stage for everyone to gravitate toward. In its stead, a smallish platform, …

Celebrity Gossip

Pearl Jam's 'Ten': 10 Things You Didn't Know

One of the most successful rock bands of the past quarter-century, Pearl Jam have released 10 studio LPs and numerous live records and official bootlegs over the course of their career, selling an estimated 60 million albums worldwide. But if they'd released only one record – their 1991 debut, <i>Ten</i> – …

Pearl Jam

Review: Britney Spears' 'Glory' Is Another Fantastic Comeback

If there's one moment that sums up the fantastic new Britney Spears album – <i>Glory</i>, she calls it—it's "Clumsy," which dropped as a teaser single a few weeks ago. It's a minimal electro-throb from Pop & Oak's Warren Felder (with Alex Nice and Mischke), lavished with digital hand-claps and Britney's …

Britney Spears