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Cold War Kids share new song, “Somewhere”

Cold War Kids share new song, “Somewhere”

Credit: Allen AlcantaraCold War Kids have released a new song called “Somewhere,” which will appear on the band’s upcoming album, New Age Norms 2. “I love this song,” says frontman Nathan Willett. “It’s very uplifting, but it has a sadness to it, a rock-iness that’s almost feminine and soulful.” You can download “Somewhere” now via…

Watch Metallica rehearse together in person

Watch Metallica rehearse together in person

Credit: Ross HalfinMetallica is back to rehearsing in person again. The metal legends have uploaded video to their Instagram Story, showing them jamming the intro to “Creeping Death” together at their usual HQ. Drummer Lars Ulrich, guitarist Kirk Hammett and bassist Robert Trujillo are all wearing masks or face coverings in the clip, though frontman…

From rock to rap to pop, Post Malone and “Circles” set chart records

From rock to rap to pop, Post Malone and “Circles” set chart records

SUZANNE CORDEIRO/AFP via Getty ImagesJust how versatile is Post Malone? He’s now the only solo artist ever to have reached number one on Billboard’s Adult Contemporary airplay chart and its Rap Airplay chart. Post’s latest hit “Circles” just hit number one on the Adult Contemporary chart. He was previously number one on Rap Airplay in…

New Music Friday: Rod Wave, NLE Choppa, Young Thug & more

New Music Friday: Rod Wave, NLE Choppa, Young Thug & more

Tyler BenzRod Wave has upgraded his Pray 4 Love album to a deluxe version with 11 new tracks and guest appearances from Lil Baby and Yo Gotti. The deluxe comes days after Rod dropped the music video for his latest track, “Freestyle.” NLE Choppa dropped his major-label debut Top Shotta on Warner Records, over a year after releasing his breakthrough Billboard Hot 100 single “Shotta Flow.”  The album has 20 tracks, and features…

TeaMarrr and Wale address racial injustice on new song “Colors”

TeaMarrr and Wale address racial injustice on new song “Colors”

TeaMarrAfter releasing an impressive EP, R&B singer TeaMarrr returns to speak on racial injustice and police brutality with her new single, “Colors.” “I’m just a color, I’m just a color/ Karen let me be great,” she sings on the passionate track, which features a hip hop twist.  Rapper Wale dropped a socially-conscious verse on the track reflecting on recent events in relation to…

Cassadee Pope releases acoustic album Rise and Shine, opens up about her mental health

Cassadee Pope releases acoustic album Rise and Shine, opens up about her mental health

John ShearerCassadee Pope unveiled Rise and Shine this week, an eight-track acoustic album that she hopes will offer listeners an opportunity for self-reflection. “Rise and Shine is a record that is meant to help people navigate their feelings in this trying time,” she explains. “Personally, it’s been a reflective time for me, and a lot…

John Mayer to perform an actual live concert with Dave Chappelle on Saturday

John Mayer to perform an actual live concert with Dave Chappelle on Saturday

Kevin Mazur/Getty Images for MGMThese days, very few artists can tour or even play live due to the COVID-19 pandemic, unless it’s some kind of drive-in show.  But John Mayer will take the stage on Saturday with his close pal Dave Chappelle — by special dispensation of the governor of Ohio. In the pre-pandemic times,…

Rick Ross demands Terry Crews stand up for the black community on his new single, “Pinned to the Cross”

Rick Ross demands Terry Crews stand up for the black community on his new single, “Pinned to the Cross”

Larry Hulst/Michael Ochs Archives/Getty ImagesTerry Crews says he’s “famous” now, after Rick Ross mentioned him on his new single, “Pinned to the Cross.” Ross previewed the track during the Verzuz rap battle against 2 Chainz on Thursday night. Social media went crazy after Ross referred to the actor on the track as someone “who was basically bought.”  The self-made boss didn’t hold…