Cibo Matto Is Back and Just as Awesomely Weird as Ever

Cibo Matto — that wonderful, super weird band of your wild youth — is back after a 15 year hiatus with a new album, Hotel Valentine. This is the video for their first single MFN, and I already love it. Plus, Reggie Watts of Comedy Bang! Bang! is in it so you know it's right. Hotel Valentine is out February 14 (awww)… » 12/13/13 9:40am 12/13/13 9:40am

Macaulay Culkin Has a Pizza-Themed Velvet Underground Cover Band

Their short ep was recorded live at Macaulay Culkin's house on November 11, 2013. You can now buy it for one dollar or listen to it below. I suggest you do both, because it is amazing. We are all better for this existing. » 12/08/13 10:01pm 12/08/13 10:01pm

The Lead Singer of a Metal Band Is Here to Answer All Your Questions

It's time! Nina Osegueda, aka commenter DuchessODork, is the lead vocalist in the band A Sound of Thunder. She's about to go on tour, but first! She will be answering questions for about an hour. » 11/07/13 2:00pm 11/07/13 2:00pm

Cellists Playing Game of Thrones Theme Is Goddamned Electrifying

If you feel like having the shivers this morning or want to see my future wedding band, check out the badass cellists of cello rock band (they're a thing) Break of Reality performing the GoT theme song. » 4/08/13 10:00am 4/08/13 10:00am

Don't Want to Die Early? Join a Band Instead of Becoming a Solo Artist.

Despite what you may have heard from the Circle Jerks, Rick Ross and the insistent warbling of Ke$ha, not all pop stars live by the motto "die young." But a study looking at the careers of 1,400 rock and pop stars — famous between 1956 and 2006 — found that solo artists were twice as likely to die prematurely when… » 12/20/12 1:40pm 12/20/12 1:40pm

Almost Famous

Zooey Deschanel is executive-producing and starring in I'm With the Band: Confessions of a Groupie, the HBO adaptation of Pamela Des Barres' memoir. One presumes she's less tolerant of the Death Cab varietal. [DeadlineHollywood] » 2/03/10 1:30pm 2/03/10 1:30pm

Steven Tyler Reportedly Quits Aerosmith

Aerosmith's Joe Perry says that Steven Tyler has quit the band, though he doesn't "know for how long, indefinitely or whatever." Tyler has been with Aerosmith since 1970; Perry claims the band will try to carry on without him. [UPI] » 11/07/09 2:00pm 11/07/09 2:00pm

Did You Pick Up That "Ogre Smash Death Boom" Album Yet?

The A.V. Club has posted their annual list of terrible (and real) band names. Such gems as "Chicken Noodle Funk," "Your Kisses Cause Crashes" and "Religious Vomit" have all made this year's list. [A.V. Club] » 12/21/08 4:00pm 12/21/08 4:00pm

British Educators Wonder Why More Girls Don't Play Guitar

Most rock bands these days consist of several near-emaciated, floppy haired boys who wear very tight pants and play their guitars slung low near their penises. Delightful girl group Smoosh (pictured here), notwithstanding, where are all the rocking lady guitarists? Maybe there's a dearth of female guitar players… » 4/11/08 12:00pm 4/11/08 12:00pm