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Laura Jane Grace is still navigating the pressures of being a trans icon

Laura Jane Grace started Against Me! more than two decades ago when she was in her late teens. That wasn’t her first rodeo; she’d already taken the dive into playing and performing a few years prior. The band now have seven studio records under their belt, each one showcasing their signature gut-punching blend of gritty […]

10 underrated Dave Grohl cover performances you need to hear

Foo Fighters fans—and fans of Dave Grohl in general—know that he’s a big fan of the cover song. Fact is, Nirvana had a thing for covers, too, especially ones that their raucous audience wouldn’t, and couldn’t, see coming from a second stage away, never mind a mile. Hell, once Nirvana even dug deep into the […]

This virtual Fall Out Boy gig is helping restaurant workers—here's how

Fall Out Boy are celebrating St. Patrick’s Day in a big way this year. On March 17, the band are playing a virtual concert where they will be performing some of their biggest hits. For the event, Fall Out Boy are teaming up with the Illinois Restaurant Association Educational Foundation. Together, they are raising funds […]

Musicians react to President Joe Biden and VP Kamala Harris being sworn in

Joseph R. Biden, Jr. took the oath of office as President Of The United States in the nation’s Capitol today, January 20, alongside Kamala Harris who will serve as Vice President. According to NBC News, the Inauguration ceremony is socially distanced with masks required. Read more: Trump supporters got compared to Juggalos, and the internet […]

See Fall Out Boy perform this hit at Joe Biden's pre-inauguration concert

On Sunday, numerous artists came together for the We The People concert ahead of Joe Biden‘s inauguration on Wednesday, Jan. 20. Among the performers were Fall Out Boy and AJR who played some big hits for the special pre-inauguration event. Read more: Iced Earth’s Jon Schaffer has been arrested for Capitol riots involvement Last week, […]

Here's why Fall Out Boy’s set for Biden's inauguration is a full circle moment

In less than a week, Joe Biden is being sworn in as the 46th President Of The United States. For the historic inauguration, a lot of celebratory events are set to happen including the We The People concert. The Jan. 17 virtual event includes a slew of familiar faces including AJR, James Taylor, and […]

These artists are headlining Joe Biden's inauguration ceremony

We are less than a week away from the official inauguration of Joe Biden. In preparation for the historic event, the artists headlining the ceremony on Jan. 20 have finally been announced. The two headliners are joining four other artists who are performing for the inauguration special Celebrating America. Read more: Here’s who is playing […]

Joe Biden’s merch is a nod to concert shirts and Kamala Harris’ Converse

With the general elections this November drawing closer, Joe Biden and Kamala Harris are continuing to hit the campaign trail (both in the United States and in Animal Crossing). Now, the Biden-Harris campaign has unveiled some brand new merchandise and the designs may surprise some of you. Read more: Eminem’s home intruder reportedly said he […]

This is why fans say Joe Biden is the reason Fall Out Boy even exists

With the 2020 general elections just a few months away, fans are reminding the internet that Fall Out Boy might not even exist if it wasn’t for Joe Biden. A viral tweet about Biden and Fall Out Boy’s connection has caused a previous Pete Wentz interview to resurface which discusses Wentz’s direct connection to Biden. […]

10 great things Jordan Peele has done for the horror genre

Fans know Jordan Peele as a seasoned comedian and one half of the Comedy Central duo Key & Peele. He’s played funny characters such as “Meegan” and does a very convincing Barack Obama impression. However, in recent years, movie fanatics know Peele as an Academy Award-winning writer and well-respected director and producer. Peele surprised viewers […]

12 massive Rage Against The Machine political moments

People have been nearly begging for Rage Against The Machine to reunite as world politics have taken a drastic shift in the past few years, and it’s finally happening. The band have been a part of some huge political moments in our society and with the rise of fascist regimes across the globe their timing […]

Here’s what Barack Obama listened to in 2018

Barack Obama has shared his personal year-end list to Facebook. However, the 44th president of the United States has some picks that one might not expect including Courtney Barnett and Hozier. The full post includes Obama’s favorite films, books and songs from over the past year. Read more: Tyler Joseph pens an emotional note on […]

Barack and Michelle Obama to produce films and series for Netflix

[Photo by: barackobama/Instagram] Here's some good news you probably weren't expecting to hear today: Barack Obama and Michelle Obama are partnering up with Netflix to produce films and series for the streaming platform. Read more: Spotify offers President Obama ‘President of Playlists’ position Netflix announced on May 21 that the Obamas have entered a multi-year agreement with Higher Ground Productions to create content, […]

Here are our favorite music moments from Barack Obama’s presidency

President Barack Obama said goodbye to the United States last night (Jan. 10) with a moving farewell address in Chicago. “Whether we have seen eye-to-eye or rarely agreed at all, my conversations with you, the American people—in living rooms and in schools; at farms and on factory floors; at diners and on distant military outposts—those […]

“You will be truly missed”: Bands bid farewell to President Barack Obama

Last night, President Barack Obama delivered his farewell address in Chicago. “My fellow Americans, it has been the honor of my life to serve you. I won’t stop; in fact, I will be right there with you, as a citizen, for all my remaining days. But for now, whether you are young or whether you’re […]

Spotify offers President Obama 'President of Playlists' position

For those need working work, Spotify is looking for a President of Playlists, but be aware that the qualifications for the position are a little higher than what any of us are qualified for. Some of the requirements include “Have at least eight years experience running a highly-regarded nation” and you must also have a Nobel […]

President Obama is hosting his own music festival

President Obama is clearly a music person. After creating his very own summer Spotify playlist, he’s back at it again, but this time with a music festival, “South by South Lawn.” Read more: President Obama confirmed he is not the lead singer of Korn, in case you were wondering According to the White House's official release, […]

Watch President Barack Obama shout-out Finland's heavy metal music

A one-day summit was recently held at the White House, during which President Barack Obama welcomed leaders from five Nordic nations, (via Metal Injection). During his speech, Obama gave a shout-out to Finland for the country’s contributions to metal music. (You can watch a video excerpt below.) Watch: Remember that time Michelle Obama danced to an Attack […]

Watch President Obama "slow jam" the news with the Roots on Jimmy Fallon

President Obama made an appearance on Late Night With Jimmy Fallon last night to “slow jam” the news with help from Fallon's house band, the Roots. The segement was recorded at the University of North Carolina in Chapel Hill and appropriately, college tuition hikes were discussed (or “slow jammed,” we suppose). Watch the video below.