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Billie Eilish backs Tyler, The Creator’s critique of Grammys “urban” awards
Billie Eilish backs Tyler, The Creator’s critique of Grammys “urban” awards
Billie Eilish is backing Tyler, The Creator in his comments about the Grammys' use of the term "urban" in their awards categories. Back at the beginning of the year, Tyler took home the award for Best Rap Album and criticized the awards organization for using the phrase "urban" saying "it's just a politically correct way to say the n-word to me."
Black Veil Brides – Black Veil Brides
Black Veil Brides – Black Veil Brides
Black Veil Brides Black Veil Brides Black Veil Brides frontman Andy Biersack readily admits that when he sits down to write a song, his go-to metaphor usually revolves around fire and/or flames. Although it opens with a track titled “Heart Of Fire,” there’s all sorts of heat coming off BVB’s fourth album that’s not blatantly namechecked. Producer Bob Rock was the pe ...
The Cab – Lock Me Up EP
The Cab – Lock Me Up EP
The Cab Lock Me Up EP Alex DeLeon’s phonebook is quite something these days; since the release of his band’s sophomore album, 2011’s Whisper War, the Cab frontman has collaborated with the likes of Bruno Mars and Justin Timberlake and toured the world with Maroon 5. It’s clear DeLeo ...
AFI – Burials
AFI – Burials
AFI Burials Overseen by producer Gil Norton (Pixies, Foo Fighters), AFI’s latest is top-loaded with atmosphere-enhancing, widescreen production that’s so grandiose, it should have Michael Bay’s name all over it. “No Resurrection” and “A Deep Slow Panic” come off as the steroid-laden progeny of post-punk godfathers. Vocalist Davey Havok veers between passi ...
The Naked And Famous – In Rolling Waves
The Naked And Famous – In Rolling Waves
The Naked And Famous In Rolling Waves You will hear few, if any, records this year as immediate as the sophomore outing from this New Zealand quintet. Building on the ultra-catchy 2011 single “Young Blood,” plus a slew of tracks that have been featured on TV soundtracks, In Rolling Waves accurately describes the Naked And Famous' sound: an epic swirl of synth-pop revivalism and arena-rock hooks
Crystal Castles – (III)
Crystal Castles – (III)
Crystal Castles (III) Oppression, injustice, suffering—they all seem typical subject matter for a group whose sound has always been rooted in the paranoid apocalyptic. On their third full-length, Canadian duo Crystal Castles have drank deeper still from the well of discontent, resulting in 12 tracks that paint an even bleaker picture than their heretofore already grim worldview. “A ... Read Mo