science fiction

Starset deliver a metallic sci-fi experience on “Divisions”
Starset deliver a metallic sci-fi experience on “Divisions”
“Manifest,” the first real song (after the spoken-word piece “A Brief History Of The Future”) on sci-fi modern-rock outfit Starset’s new album, is both a call to adventure and a mission statement. Frontman Dustin Bates' vocal prowess is richly melodic and in the present without having to resort to going alien Cookie Monster on us. But it’s the ugly detuned ri...
Starset find personality and purpose with anthemic ‘DIVISIONS’—listen
Starset find personality and purpose with anthemic ‘DIVISIONS’—listen
As a civilization, we've come too far along to just require our bands to be able to simply “rock out, man.” Sci-fi rockers Starset realize this, which is why the term “half gestures” isn’t in their vocabulary. Anticipation is high for the release of their new album DIVISIONS and it’s more than just empty hype. Frontman/chief conceptualist Dustin Bat...
Alien probe may have passed near Earth last year, scientists say
Alien probe may have passed near Earth last year, scientists say
Last year, a mysterious interstellar object known as Oumuamua passed through outer space. Now, two scientists at Harvard are hypothesizing that the celestial body may have been an alien probe as opposed to just a simple asteroid. Read more: Billie Joe Armstrong reacts to Vince Staples' Green Day-ish album art The object shot past our Sun last October, being observed as something literally from out
Jared Leto still wants to do ‘Tron 3,’ no word from Tron Guy
Jared Leto still wants to do ‘Tron 3,’ no word from Tron Guy
Actor and Thirty Seconds To Mars frontman Jared Leto says he's still in talks to do Tron 3, the sequel to 2010's Tron: Legacy that was previously reported as canceled by Disney. (So far, there's been no comment from Tron Guy!) Read more: Jared Leto to play Hugh Hefner in upcoming biopic Uncertainty has followed a third Tron installment since Disney canned the film back in 2015. After Tron... Read
Brand New’s ‘Science Fiction’ limited vinyl is shipping soon
Brand New’s ‘Science Fiction’ limited vinyl is shipping soon
Brand New's latest album Science Fiction may have released in August, but fans are still waiting patiently for the "very limited" vinyl version to arrive at their homes.  Read more: Brand New’s full-length albums, ranked by you The fifth album was originally announced via the band's own label, Procrastinate! Music Traitors, a ...
Why Brand New’s rise to No. 1 matters: The reality behind ‘Science Fiction’
Why Brand New’s rise to No. 1 matters: The reality behind ‘Science Fiction’
Brand New are an anomaly. The band defy all “standard” business savvy, yet continue to succeed and grow far beyond most contemporaries. Their fifth studio album Science Fiction skyrocketed to No. 1 on the Billboard charts without any press release, marketing campaign, interviews, radio play, music videos or really anything that would resemble a “traditional album rollout.” It was released ... Read
Geoff Rickly on Brand New’s ‘Science Fiction': “There’s nothing to not like about this record”
Geoff Rickly on Brand New’s ‘Science Fiction': “There’s nothing to not like about this record”
Thursday frontman Geoff Rickly is discussing the impact of Brand New's Science Fiction on a new episode of the Vinyl Me, Please podcast. Check out what Rickly has to say about the album, and hear the podcast, below. Read more: There's a Brand New "countdown" and fans have theories Speaking to Vinyl Me, Please host Tyler Barstow, Rickly declares of Science Fiction, "There’s nothing