Last night, Amber Coffman of the Dirty Projectorstook to twitter to accuse Heathcliff Berru, the head of prominent PR company Life or Death, of sexual harassment. Soon after, many other women (including other PR reps and Best Coast's Bethany Consentino) in the industry took to twitter to corroborate and share their own stories of various incidents of assault and harassment. Berru founded Life or Death PR, which manages artists like Wavves, Speedy Ortiz, Killer Mike, and many more, in 2008 and has resigned in the wake of the accusations. The Fader has all of the tweets and information compiled for you to read here.
The Falcon will release a new full-length record called Gather Up the Chaps on March 18th through Red Scare Industries. The punk rock super group features members from Alkaline Trio, The Lawrence Arms and the Loved Ones.
Killswitch Engage will release their seventh album, Incarnate, on March 11th via Roadrunner Records. They'll be heading out on tour with Memphis May Fire and 36 Crazyfists in support of the album; dates are in the replies along with the cover art.
The CW is going to air DC Films Presents: Dawn of the Justice League tonight 9:30 EST. New footage from Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice and the first footage from the Wonder Woman movie will be revealed, along with a brand new Suicide Squad trailer.
"They show footage, new footage, from Batman V. Superman," Smith revealed on the recent Fat Man On Batman podcast. "They show footage from the Wonder Woman movie that they are shooting right now. Yeah, which includes... I can't even tell you because they'll yell at me. But there are shots of Wonder Woman in action doing stuff some sh-t you ain't never seen before. Then, the whole f--king thing wraps up with the debut of the Suicide...
Lil Wayne has been mired in a conflict with his label, Cash Money, for over a year now and has repeatedly dissed the label's head and man he has referred to as his dad, Birdman over no less than three mixtapes and a Drake mixtape seemingly aimed in his direction. Birdman was also implicated in a plot to murder Wayne over the summer (alongside Young Thug), but it seems like things might be cooling down after the pair have appeared togethertwice now since NYE. Maybe the perpetually delayed Carter V is closer than we thought.
Meek Mill dropped a new EP titled 4/4 (yes he disses Drake and 50 Cent on it) over the weekend that you can stream here, and also dropped a new single titled "Problem" that can be found in the replies.
Explosions in the Sky have announced the first tour dates supporting their new album, The Wilderness, coming out April 1st. Hit the replies to see if they're coming to a town with you. If not, the band has recently said on Twitter: "this is just the initial list of shows. We'll be announcing many, many, many more over the coming months. Thanks for caring."
The Banshee Pilot is an alternative, concept rock band rising from the post-apocalyptic remains of Detroit, MI. To celebrate their self-titled debut EP, which you can listen to here, we're premiering their music video for "Strike Force Eagle III." The band has been compared to a feel of My Chemical Romance meets Panic! At The Disco. Check out the music videos in the replies.
Sam Means (ex-The Format) is set to release his solo album, 10 Songs, this Friday, and he will be website to chat about the new record and a host of other topics with our users this Wednesday, January 20th at 5:00 pm EST.
Senses Fail have cancelled their upcoming tour in Australia.
Due to unforeseen family circumstances we will unfortunately have to cancel our planned Australia tour. We sincerely apologize for the inconvenience and we hope to make it up to all of our fans in the near future. Thank you for understanding.
Complex has posted a fascinating piece attempting to dissect which hip-hop artist ruled each year of music since 1979. What do you think, do you agree with their selections? Do you think Kendrick (or Future) deserved the nod for 2015 over Drake?
Itís still important to consider that the Best Rapper Alive debate is different from the GOAT conversation. Being the BRA doesnít mean youíre the biggest or the most successful; it just means you're the Best at one particular moment. Of course in hip-hop, being the best is intrinsically about being BIG. And being at your best doesnít make you the best, so if your prime coincides with someone elseís, well, hey, thereís always next year.