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The Thermals' Hutch Harris Talks Quitting His Day Job, Gauging His Band's Popularity and Counting Royalty Payment Pennies

Thermals dude Hutch Harris lit up the blogosphere yesterday with a hilarious piece chronicling the modern life of an indie rock band: keeping a day job, social media maintenance and counting the fractions of pennies in royalty payments.

T.I. Concert at Irving Plaza Breaks Out in Gunfire; One Man Killed, Rapper Troy Ave Shot in Leg [BREAKING]

At least four people were shot at rapper T.I.’s concert last night at New York’s Irving Plaza. The shooting transpired around 10 p.m. ET. One man was killed; three others wounded. The deceased, a 34-year-old man, was reportedly shot in the chest.

Eagles of Death Metal Frontman Jesse Hughes Is Criticized in Letter by Paris Bataclan Massacre Survivor

An Eagles of Death of Metal fan and survivor of the Bataclan massacre in Paris has drafted an open letter to frontman Jesse Hughes criticizing the singer's recent media comments that insinuate venue staff were in collusion with the terrorists.

Thee Oh Sees Drop New Jam "Plastic Plant" From Forthcoming Album 'A Weird Exits,' Plot Colossal World Tour [LISTEN]

San Francisco garage rockers Thee Oh Sees are gearing up to release 'A Weird Exits,' their 17th album. Yesterday, they dropped album cut "Plastic Plant," a psych-stomp sure to please the band's diehard fans. The band will tour the world this summer.

Bane Calls It Quits After Two Decades in Hardcore, Plays Two Final Shows Next Month at Worcester Palladium

Legendary Boston hardcore band Bane are hanging it up after 20 years together. Four influential albums and innumerable world tours under their collective belt, they'll play two final shows next month at the Worcester Palladium in Massachusetts.

Oasis Brothers Squabble Amid 'Supersonic' Documentary News, Liam Calls Noel a "Potato" on Twitter

The Gallagher brothers, famed duo of Oasis, are back to fisticuffs this week after Liam tweeted a photo of sibling Noel labelled, "potato." The former bandmates' latest feud comes amidst news of an Oasis documentary to be released later this year.

David Bazan Embarks on Summer Tour of the US in Support of His New Album 'Blanco,' Out Now on Barsuk Records

Singer-songwriter David Bazan will head out on an extensive U.S. tour this summer in support of his latest album, 'Blanco.' The trek features openers Laura Gibson and Michael Nau and will commence on Wednesday, June 8 in Spokane, Washington.

Animal Collective Remixes Bob Dylan's 'Don't Think Twice, It's All Right' in Honor of the Tambourine Man's 75th Birthday

In celebration of Bob Dylan's 75th birthday today, experimental ravers Animal Collective have released a remix of Mr. Zimmerman's famed ballad "Don't Think Twice, It's All Right" from his watershed 1963 sophomore album, 'The Freewheelin' Bob Dylan.'

Seaside Holiday Drops New Single "The End of All Things," Preps Sophomore Album 'Grand Tours' for Release This Summer

Ohio indietronica act Seaside Holiday are preparing to release their sophomore album, 'Grand Tours,' this summer. Protégés of homespun electro heroes Joy Electric, the brother-sister duo dropped single "The End of All Things" earlier this year.

There Isn't a Light: Morrissey Nixes Scheduled Show at Chicago Riot Fest, Celebrates His 57th Birthday This Week

Morrissey, the influential English singer who turned 57 yesterday, has reportedly cancelled his previously-announced appearance at this fall's Riot Fest in Chicago. News of the cancellation was issued by the artist today via website True to You.

Wilco Gears Up for Summer Tour of North and South America in Promotion of Ironically-Titled New Album 'Star Wars'

Everyone's favorite alt-country-gone-psychedelic-and-back rock band, Wilco, will launch a tour of North and South America this summer. Promoting their latest album, 'Star Wars,' the jaunt features opening acts Kurt Vile and Lucinda Williams.

Britney Spears Comeback Alert: Singer Does Career-Spanning Medley in the Kick-Off to the 2016 Billboard Music Awards

Britney Spears thrilled television audiences nationwide last night with a career-spanning medley of her hits as the opening number at the 2016 Billboard Music Awards. The potpourri of chart-toppers included songs like "I'm a Slave 4 U" and "Toxic."

The ‘Slow’ Triumph of Starflyer 59: Frontman Jason Martin on New Album, Tooth & Nail Reunion and 23-Year Career [Exclusive Interview]

Seasoned shoegazers Starflyer 59 returns with new album 'Slow,' the band's first on Tooth & Nail Records in six years. Here, the group's frontman, Jason Martin, talks exclusively to Music Times about the new record and his lasting music career.

The National's Prodigious Grateful Dead Compilation 'Day of the Dead' Out Today; Features Mumford & Sons, The Flaming Lips

'Day of the Dead,' the Grateful Dead tribute compilation curated by The National's Aaron and Bryce Dessner, is now available. The expansive five-disc box set features Dead covers by The National, Mumford & Sons, The Flaming Lips and many more.

Paul Banks from Interpol and Wu-Tang's RZA Team Up as Banks & Steelz, Drop Debut Album Cut with Ghostface Killah [LISTEN]

Paul Banks, Interpol guitarist and vocalist, and Wu-Tang Clan rapper and resident producer, RZA, today unveiled their new collaborative project, Banks & Steelz. The duo dropped debut cut "Love and War" featuring the Wu-Tang's Ghostface Killah.

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