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Earl Sweatshirt and Tyler, the Creator Star in Odd Future's Loiter Squad "Beyond Scared Straight" Parody

A new sketch from Odd Future's "Loiter Squad" comedy show is a parody of A&E's "Beyond Scared Straight". Earl Sweatshirt plays the prison guard who's responsible for getting those rambunctious teens (featuring one Tyler, the Creator, as you can see above) to settle down. There's a twist, as …

Beastie Boys' Mike D: Tupac's Determination to Be Authentic Killed Him

Nearly two decades after a coastal feud left Tupac Shakur and Notorious B.I.G. dead, the Beastie Boys' Mike D is still trying to make sense of it. …

Rap & Hip-Hop

Mastodon's Brent Hinds Carves Wooden Penis

<i>Photo via Instagram</i><p><b>Update</b>: Hinds has posted a short clip of himself finishing up the giant wooden penis sculpture. Spoiler alert: He covers it in brown lacquer. "The balls came out nice," he says. "Balls are always kind of weird, flopping every which way." The clip comes from a video taped by …

FBI Arrests Woman Allegedly Stalking Soundgarden's Chris Cornell

Late last week, the FBI arrested 32-year-old Jessica Leigh Robbins of Tampa for allegedly harassing Soundgarden frontman Chris Cornell online and …

Crime

Robert Plant 'Disappointed' in Jimmy Page and Led Zep Reunion Rumors

The odds of a Led Zeppelin reunion seem to be growing slimmer by the month. In a new interview with Uncut (via <i>NME</i>), Robert Plant says he is …

Robert Plant

Morrissey Denies Former Bodyguard's Violent Allegations

It's not every day Morrissey lands on TMZ, but thanks to an alleged murder-for-hire plot lobbied by the laconic singer's alleged "head of security," …

Morrissey

Beastie Boys' Mike D on How Grunge Killed 'Big, Fluffy Long Hair'

The Beastie Boys' Mike D has been revisiting the 1990s as part of a video series for Vanity Fair, with the rapper touching on everything from the …

Rap & Hip-Hop

Feds Charge Man in Drug-Related Death at Electric Zoo 2013

Nearly a year after the organizers of the New York City dance music festival Electric Zoo cancelled the final day of the three-day event due to two …

Music Festivals

See Iron Maiden's Bruce Dickinson Fly a Plane in a Music Fest Dogfight

Before his band Iron Maiden performed at England's Sonisphere festival this year, vocalist Bruce Dickinson took to the air in a World War I–era …

Aviation

Michael Jackson's Neverland Ranch to Be Sold

Michael Jackson's opulent, 2,700-acre estate Neverland Ranch will be hitting the market in the near future. <i>Forbes</i> reports that the Los Olivos, …

Real Estate

Unheard Nick Drake Tapes Pulled From Sale Following Questions of Legal Ownership

Six rare, unheard Nick Drake tapes that were expected to sell for more than $400,000 have been removed from sale at the behest of lawyers representing Drake's estate, the <i>Guardian</i> reports. As previously reported, the tapes were given to Drake's friend and folk-singer Beverley Martyn, who said that …

Talking Heads on 'Stop Making Sense': 'We Didn't Want Any Bulls--t'

"We didn't want any of the bullshit," former <b>Talking Heads</b> drummer Chris Frantz says about <b>Stop Making Sense</b>, the band's influential 1984 concert film. …

Music

Nick Drake Demo Auction Derailed Over Legal Dispute

The auction of a set of rare recordings made by Nick Drake in the late Sixties has been stopped thanks to a legal dispute over the tapes' ownership.</i> …

Music

One Fan Dead, 20 Hospitalized at Mad Decent Block Party

UPDATE: According to Virginia news site Insidenova.com, a second person has died after attending the Mad Decent Block Party Friday night. Police have …

North Carolina

Kathleen Hanna Reaches Out to Miley Cyrus for Collaboration After Miley Instagrams Bikini Kill Pics

Late last week, Miley Cyrus took to Instagram to express her admiration for feminist punk pioneer Kathleen Hanna. She posted two photos of Hanna in the early 1990s, when she sang in Bikini Kill, including one of the iconic images of Hanna with "SLUT" written across her stomach.<p>This wasn't entirely …

Chris Frantz on Tommy Ramone: Remembering the Ramones' Backbeat

<i>Thomas Erdelyi, better known as Tommy Ramone, who died of cancer at 65 on July 11th, was the Ramones' manager, co-producer and original drummer.</i> …

Indie Music

Man Bitten by Attacker During Arctic Monkeys' Lollapalooza Set

<i>Lollapalooza photo by David Sampson</i><p>Ben Lenet, 29, allegedly suffered an unprompted biting attack by an unidentified assailant on Friday night during Arctic Monkeys' set at Lollapalooza, <i>The Chicago Sun-Times</i> reports. Lenet initially posted an account of the attack to Reddit, while asking for help …

See Slipknot's Nightmarish, NSFW 'Negative One' Video

Slipknot's video for "The Negative One," the masked headbangers' first new song in six years, presents a surrealistic nightmare in which a woman has …

Marianne Faithfull: My Ex-Boyfriend Killed Jim Morrison

Marianne Faithfull said in a recent interview that her boyfriend at the time, a heroin dealer named Jean de Breteuil, was responsible for Doors …

The Who Ask Fans for Rare Recordings for 50th Anniversary Festivities

As the Who ready themselves for their 50th anniversary tour, the group is asking fans worldwide to share rare and lost recordings, forgotten radio …

Music

Gene Simmons: 'I’m on the Side of Don Sterling'

Kiss vocalist-bassist Gene Simmons voiced his support of controversial Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling, whose private, racist comments got …

Washington Redskins

Stevie Nicks Releases "The Dealer", Reworked Version of 1979 Song

Stevie Nicks has shared the lyric video for "The Dealer", which was written when Fleetwood Mac was recording what would become their 1979 album, <i>Tusk</i>. Watch it below. It appears on her forthcoming album, <i>24 Karat Gold</i>, which features reworked versions of unreleased songs written between 1969 and …

Nick Drake 10" Featuring Unreleased Music to Be Released With Comprehensive Biography

The Estate of Nick Drake have announced the first authorized written companion to the singer's life and work, Exclaim reports. <i>Nick Drake: Remembered For a While</i> is out November 6 via John Murray, and it looks to be pretty comprehensive. It's got Drake's handwritten lyrics and letters, …

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Yves Saint-Laurent

9 Times Ripped Jeans Went WAY Too Far

Denim is a staple for any season -- and we fully support wearing ripped boyfriend jeans throughout the summer -- but we've seen a few too many examples of pairs that are less distressed and more covered in massive holes. And we're not sure the heat is any excuse for wearing such ridiculous …

Sex Sells: 15 Racy Fashion Ads

From Calvin Klein's iconic shoot with Mark Wahlberg and a teenage Kate Moss to Gucci's controversial body hair, we rounded up some of the most risqué fashion ads of the past. See which ones made the cut<p>Yes, it is a little oxymoronic that the fashion industry attempts to sell clothes by having …

Donna Karan

This Easy GIF Tutorial Shows You How to Achieve Beachy Waves in a Snap

To master the boho-chic, deconstructed waves look, we turned to celebrity hairstylist Nathaniel Hawkins to take us through a series of how-to …