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PSN Down: Sony Confirms Both PS4 And PS3 Still Having Problems

Update: Sony lists all services as up and running.

It seemed like we were in the clear after Sony’s PSN suffered a several-hours-long outage Friday night, but the service is apparently still having intermittent problems. Thecompany currently lists problems with sign-in and account management, saying …

Sony

Dana White calls out fighter after he criticizes UFC's controversial Reebok deal

UFC partnered with Reebok last December, and starting at UFC 189, fighters will be required to wear Reebok apparel in the ring and will be prohibited from displaying the logos of other personal sponsors. Many fighters who stand to lose money have blasted the new policy, but UFC president Dana White …

Dana White

Cool new ways to order your coffee this summer

Ah, the first cup of ice-cold coffee of the summer. It's funny how those dripping plastic cups have come to signify the change of seasons, just as pumpkin or gingerbread lattes do come fall.

But if you're getting a little bored with your standard-issue, plain-old coffee on ice, you're not alone. …

Coffee

Nashville to Reopen Music City Walk of Fame by Inducting Jack White and Loretta Lynn

Nashville's Music Mile contains the Music City Walk of Fame Park, where artists such as Roy Orbison and Emmylou Harris have been honored with permanently installed plaques. Last year, the park temporarily closed for a multi-million dollar renovation. Today, it was announced that the park will …

Loretta Lynn

Billy Corgan and Marilyn Manson to Hold Joint Press Conference

This summer, the Smashing Pumpkins and Marilyn Manson will head out on The End Times tour, a joint headlining trek. But why are they touring together? You'll be able to find out at The End Times Takeover: A Conversation With Billy Corgan and Marilyn Manson, a press conference that Corgan and Manson …

Marilyn Manson

Janet Jackson Promises 'New Album, New World Tour' in 2015

Singer will release her first studio LP since 2008's 'Discipline' this year

Janet Jackson celebrated her 49th birthday Saturday by revealing to fans that she would end their seven-year wait for music by releasing a new album and embarking on a world tour in 2015. Jackson made the new album …

Janet Jackson

George Harrison's 1963 Guitar Sells for $485,000 at Auction

Elvis Presley's marriage license and tour bus also score high bids at Julien's Auctions' music showcase

George Harrison's Maton Mastersound guitar, used during the Beatles' live performances in the summer of 1963, sold for $485,000 at Julien's Auctions Friday. The auction, which focused entirely on …

Guitar

Marilyn Manson released his latest album on early PlayStation CDs

The '90s are back in style, in more ways than one. Kill Screen has revealed that Marilyn Manson released his latest album (The Pale Emperor) on the black CDs used for original PlayStation games, made in the same Sony plant. No, they're not meant to rekindle two of your fondest teenage memories. …

Marilyn Manson

Big PS4/PS3/Vita Sale Discounts Metal Gear Solid, Resident Evil, Dead Rising

Golden Week sale offers $8 Metal Gear Solid V: Ground Zeroes, $5 Catherine, $3 Resident Evil: Revelations 2, and more.

A major new sale to celebrate Golden Week in Japan has kicked off on the North American PlayStation Store, discounting dozens of games for PS4, PS3, Vita, and PSP.

More than 100 …

PlayStation

James Holmes comes face to face with brain damaged Colorado cinema shooting victim

Caleb Medley, who was left severely brain damaged after being shot in the head, and his wife Katie, who was nine months pregnant, are first victims to give evidence against James Holmes at his trial

A woman who was nine-months pregnant at the time of the Colorado cinema massacre told how she fled …

The Brain

Call of Duty: Black Ops 3 Confirmed For Dedicated Servers on PC

Treyarch also confirms ranked matches for multiplayer mode; game will ship with adjustable FOV slider.

The PC version of Call of Duty: Black Ops III will get dedicated servers, developer Treyarch has confirmed. Posting on Twitter, Treyarch director of development Cesar ‘pcdev' Stastny said that the …

Call of Duty

Baltimore hit by clashes for second night

Tear gas and pepper spray used as police try to quell riots sparked by the death of a black man in custody.

Demonstrators and police clashed briefly in a second night of protests in the US city of Baltimore, where a curfew has been imposed to quell rioting triggered by the death of a black man in …

Baltimore

Ozzy Osbourne talks plans for Black Sabbath's final tour, album in 2016

Black Sabbath lead singer Ozzy Osbourne told press at Brazil’s Monsters of Rock festival that the band plans to record its final album and embark on a farewell tour in 2016.

The group reunited in 2012 for their first album in over 30 years. Osbourne, however, doesn’t have plans to stop performing …

Ozzy Osbourne

Axl Rose Releases Letter to Indonesian President Regarding Bali Nine

Guns N' Roses singer pleads for clemency for men accused of smuggling drugs who have since been executed

Axl Rose sent a letter to Indonesian President Joko Widodo yesterday, pleading for clemency for two members of the so-called "Bali Nine" – nine people arrested in 2005 for allegedly planning to …

Axl Rose

Baltimore Riots Force Orioles to Play in an Empty Stadium

Camden Yards will be closed to the public for Wednesday's game against the Chicago White Sox

With Baltimore still smoldering following an outbreak of violent protests, and the National Guard patrolling the streets of the city, Major League Baseball's Orioles have already postponed two straight home …

Baltimore Ravens

Bumble Bee Foods, two employees face charges after worker burned alive in oven

LOS ANGLES, CA (April 26, 2015) — Bumble Bee Foods and two of its employees face felony criminal charges related to the 2012 death of an employee in …

Employment

Latest on police-custody death: Nearly 200 Baltimore arrests

7:35 a.m.

The Baltimore mayor's office says there were 144 vehicle fires, 15 structures fires and nearly 200 arrests in the unrest that broke out in the city.

Spokesman Howard Libit gave the updated numbers Tuesday morning. Rioting erupted around the city Monday, hours after the funeral for Freddie …

Baltimore

Indonesia executes eight drug dealers, sparks anger from Australia, Brazil

An Indonesian firing squad executed eight convicted drug-traffickers from several countries on Wednesday, prompting Australia to recall its envoy to Jakarta and bringing an angry reaction from Brazil.

The leaders of Australia and Brazil had made personal appeals for clemency for their citizens among …

Australia

33 Of Your Favorite Bands Recreated With LEGOS

From One Direction to the Beastie Boys

Former Malaysian music critic Adly Syairi Ramly, 38, decided to pay tribute to some of his favorite bands in an untraditional way. He “Legolised” them.

While Ramly was particularly excited to turn members from The Beatles, Daft Punk and The Clash into LEGO …

Lego

Mariah Carey's new single 'Infinity' is the '90s throwback we've been waiting for

Mariah Carey released “Infinity” on Sunday, the new single off her forthcoming greatest hits compilation, Mariah Carey #1 To Infinity.

“Close the door, lose the key, leave my heart on the mat for me,” Carey belts on the track, which is also available through iTunes and Spotify. “I was yours …

Mariah Carey

Amy Winehouse's family unhappy with 'misleading' documentary about the singer

Amy Winehouse’s family has publicly criticized Asif Kapadia’s forthcoming documentary about the late singer. In a statement to People, the family said the film is “both misleading and contains some basic untruths.” Though the Winehouse family initially supported the film, they now seek to …

Movies

Billy Corgan Signs On as Senior Producer for TNA Wrestling

"As cultures currently evolve at great speed, so must pro wrestling meet and supersede such expectations to thrive," Smashing Pumpkins singer says of new job

Billy Corgan has recently hinted at the demise of the Smashing Pumpkins, and if the Siamese Dream really is winding down, the frontman has …

Billy Corgan

Blur's New Album: The Magic Whip

The band's first album in more than a decade is a dark, seductive set that cements a legacy

In the Nineties, Oasis won the major Brit-pop battles: worldwide album sales, U.K. Number One singles and gossip-column yardage. But their archrivals, Blur, soundly beat them in exploration and legacy. Oasis …

Alternative Music

'Kurt & Courtney': Nick Broomfield on His Controversial Cobain Doc

Filmmaker talks about the infamous movie on the rock star couple: "Courtney started defining the film"

When Nick Broomfield started out to make a documentary about the late Kurt Cobain, he planned to trace the Nirvana frontman's musical roots – interviewing Portland-area bands like Napalm Beach and …

The Smashing Pumpkins Perform "Drum and Fife" on "Fallon"

The Smashing Pumpkins were musical guests on last night's episode of "The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon". Watch their performance of "Drum and Fife" (taken from last year's Monuments to an Elegy) below.

The Smashing Pumpkins will embark on a tour with Marilyn Manson this summer. Check out the …

John Lennon's Ex-Wife Cynthia Dead at 75

Julian Lennon posts touching video tribute to his mother, who passed away from cancer

UPDATE: Yoko Ono released a statement on the death of Cynthia Lennon, writing on her website: "I'm very saddened by Cynthia’s death. She was a great person and a wonderful mother to Julian. She had such a strong …

See all the names Kurt Cobain considered for Nirvana

Apparently, Nirvana could have called themselves Fecal Matter.

A new clip from Montage of Heck, the forthcoming Kurt Cobain documentary directed by Brett Morgen and produced by Courtney Love and daughter Francis Bean Cobain, reveals some of the names the troubled singer and bandmates considered …

How Scott Weiland Found His Third Act

The singer on his new band, Stone Temple Pilots touring without him and why he's like Keith Richards

Two years ago, Scott Weiland was at a low point. He had been down before — a fact of life for one of rock's most notorious junkies — but now he was a man without a band. Though he had been clean for …

Watch George Ezra Bring the Folk to 'SNL'

Chart-topping British folk singer performs "Budapest" and "Blame It On Me" in biggest U.S. performance to date

British singer George Ezra made his biggest U.S. television appearance to date as the rising folk star performed a pair of his hit singles during the Rock-hosted episode of Saturday Night

Smashing Pumpkins Create PTSD Metaphor With 'Drum + Fife' Video

"I couldn't be more proud of the message we're sending that we care what happens to those that are out there hurting," Billy Corgan says

A group of boys play in a rocky desert and bang a drum in the video for Smashing Pumpkins' "Drum + Fife" – a cut off their recent Monuments to an Elegy – but the …