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Jared-leto-blade-runner-092316.jpg A U.S. District court has ruled against Jared Leto in his lawsuit he filed against TMZ and its parent company Warner Bros. after TMZ leaked video of the actor-singer criticizing Taylor Swift. U.S. District Court Judge Ronald Lew ruled that the leaked footage in question never actually belonged to Leto, since it was licensed out to videographer Naeem Munaf, who sold the

Tool-band-070916.jpg Tool drummer Danny Carey will sit in behind the drum kit on Late Night with Seth Meyers for a whole week, starting September 26. Carey will perform with the "Late Night" house band, named the 8G Band. The band made the announcement on Facebook. "DANNY ON THE SETH MEYERS SHOW. I must be living in cave because it was just brought to my attention . . ."

my-chemical-romance-072116.jpg My Chemical Romance has released previously unheard demos of their album The Black Parade in honor of the album's tenth anniversary. The reissued deluxe version of The Black Parade comes with an additional disc, titled Living With Ghosts, which features 11 demos and outtakes from their original recording sessions.

smashingpumpkin-081516.jpg Billy Corgan recalls the pure hysteria surrounding the release of Nirvana's seminal album Nevermind in The Smart Studios Story, the official film of Record Store Day. Corgan remembers being with Nevermind's producer Butch Vig after the record had just been released. "[Vig] just looked like somebody who'd woken up in a weird dream," Corgan says.

david-bowie-060816.jpg David Bowie's previously unreleased album The Gouster will be released as part of the new compilation box Who Can I Be Now? (1974-76). The Gouster eventually became Bowie's 1975 album Young Americans. "Gouster was a word unfamiliar to me, but David knew it as a type of dress code worn by African-American teens in the '60's, in Chicago."

liamgallagher-061616.jpg Liam Gallagher will take part in a special livestream Q&A before the U.S. screening of Oasis documentary Supersonic on October 2. The film's director Mat Whitecross will join Gallagher in answering questions for fans watching in cinemas across the U.S. Supersonic was directed by Mat Whitecross and co-produced by Amy director Asif Kapadia.

panic-at-the-disco-070916.jpg Panic! At the Disco has released a new video for "LA Devotee," which feature Stranger Things actor Noah Schnapp. In the new clip, which was directed by SCANTRON and Mel Sori, Schnapp, who portrays kidnapped Will Byers in Stranger Things, is kidnapped once again and held captive in a satanic lair as a shrouded figure in a red hood and cape lurks about.

Tegan-and-Sara-083016.jpg Tegan and Sara have released a new video for "Stop Desire," taken off of their latest album Love You To Death. The new sexually suggestive clip, directed by Allister Ann, features Tegan and Sara enduring mundane, everyday tasks and drenching them in sexual overtones, including standing on a busy street singing the song while people pass them by.

KingsOfLeon-082416.jpg Kings Of Leon premiered their newest release, Walls on Tuesday, September 22. "Walls" also serves as the title track of their forthcoming studio release. Walls features an acoustic, folk-rock sound, blended with Jared Followill's recognizable vocals. Walls will be Kings of Leon's seventh album release and is due out on October 14.

Jared-leto-blade-runner-092316.jpg 30 Seconds to Mars frontman Jared Leto will portray Andy Warhol in an upcoming biopic titled Warhol, according to the The Hollywood Reporter. Leto will also co-produce the film, along with Michael De Luca (The Social Media, Captain Phillips). Boardwalk Empire creator Terence Winter wrote the script.

noelgallagher-061316.jpg Oasis documentary Supersonic will be screened in the U.S. for one night only on October 26. The new doc will be shown in theaters across the country. Directed by Mat Whitecross and co-produced by Amy director Asif Kapadia, Supersonic documents the band's rise to fame over a period of three years from 1993-96 up to their career pinnacle at Knebworth.

beck-summer-tour-070416.jpg Beck has revealed plans to release his entire back catalogue on vinyl. The release will drop one at a time starting with Odelay, Sea Change and Guero in October. The news comes at a busy time for Beck, who also recently dropped a new video for his single "Wow." Speaking with NME, he admitted trying to get Chance the Rapper to appear on the track.

marilyn-manson-072016.jpg Marilyn Manson has revealed why he will vote for neither Hillary Clinton nor the GOP candidate. Speaking with Rolling Stone, the goth metal legend said that while he was moved to vote for Barack Obama, he is uninspired this time around. "I don't find either candidate to my liking, so I choose to stand out of this one," he said.

david-bowie-060816.jpg A David Bowie memorial plague in Berlin has been destroyed by vandals. Unveiled last month, the porcelain sign marked the home the late singer lived in the 1970s where he produced three records now known as the Berlin Trilogy. The plaque, which was affixed at Hauptstrasse 155 in Berlin's Schoneberg district, noted that "in this house lived from 1976 to 1978 David Bowie . . ."

U21-080416.jpg Bono, lead singer of the rock band U2, spoke out against Donald Trump citing that he is trying to "highjack the idea of America." The singer went on to say that Trump is "potentially the worst idea that ever happened to America." In a recent interview on CBS This Morning Bono said, "Look, America is the best idea the world has ever come up with."

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