Metallica have released their new track "Moth Into Flame." The new track is pulled from their forthcoming new release Hardwired . . . to Self-Destruct which is due out on November 18. Speaking with ultimateclassicrock.com, Lars Ulrich said the track is "simpler, but not quite as progressive. . . . It cruises along a little bit more than the last record."
T.I. has released his new video for the track "Black Man" featuring Quavo, Meek Mill and Rara. The track addresses the ongoing protests nationwide against police brutality towards non-white Americans. "Police see I got my hands up," he raps. "Still wanna kill me, they don't understand us / They be looking for a reason just to shoot me . . ."
Joe Perry has revealed that he is nearing completion on his new solo release. The Aerosmith guitar legend spoke with musiciansear.com about the new release and says he's inching towards the finish line on the new release. "I just need to polish it up a bit more," said Perry. "I'm looking to release some of it in the new year."
Rihanna has been named a global ambassador for education by the Global Partnership for Education and Global Citizen. The new appointment comes as part of her Clara Lionel Foundation's partnership with the two aforementioned organizations. "I feel strongly that all children everywhere should be afforded the opportunity of a quality education," she said in a statement.
Drake has released his short film Please Forgive Me, according to Billboard. The 23-minute action-packed short film was originally scheduled to drop on September 30, but was released at 1 a.m. EST on Monday, September 26. Anthony Mandler directed the film, which stars Drake in the lead role among his co-stars Popcaan and Fanny Neguesha.
Naomi Judd has reportedly opened up about her struggles with depression in her forthcoming new memoir. The new book is titled River of Time: My Descent into Depression and How I Emerged with Hope and is set for release on December 6 via Hatchet Books. "I wanted to be completely honest that if someone took out a gun and killed me on stage, they would be doing me a favor."
Bruce Springsteen has shared a list of his top five favorite songs from throughout his career. He stopped by The Late Show with Stephen Colbert to promote his new biography Born To Run and was seemingly put on the spot with the question. "That's a tough one." He continued: "I got to put 'Born to Run' up there. I guess for me, 'The Rising' is a big song."
David Bowie was urinated on by a baby during the filming of Labyrinth, according to NME. The baby who peed on the iconic rock star was one of Bowie's co-stars, Toby Froud, who played Toby, "The babe with the power," in the 1986 film. "The first thing that Toby did when he met David Bowie, in the first shot, was pee all over him," Brian Froud said.
Rascal Flatts have announced their plans to release a 2016 Christmas album, according to TheBoot. The holiday album, which will be titled The Greatest Gift of All and includes ten of the trio's favorite Christmas songs, is due out on October 21. "It probably seems crazy that we waited this long to release a Christmas record," says Jay Demarcus in a press release.
R. Kelly has readied his new holiday album, 12 Nights Of Christmas, according to Rap-Up.com. In the cover art for the album, Kelly is dressed up in a slick suit and sitting next to a fireplace while holding a cigar in one hand and in the other a drink. A brightly lit Christmas tree with presents underneath is also in the background.
Don Henley speculates that an Eagles reunion could actually happen. He said that the surviving members of the band could reunite in tribute for the late Glenn Frey, tells the Montreal Gazette, "At some point in the future, we might work our way around to that . . . but the only way I would consider any kind of reunion, I think, would be with Glenn's son, Deacon.
Lady Gaga has revealed the official track listing for her upcoming new album Joanne. The new album will be released on October 21. In addition to first single "Perfect Illusion," Joanne also features previously mentioned tracks like "John Wayne," "A-Yo" and the title track, which Gaga called "the true heart and soul of the record."
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
Stevie Nicks will perform on the October 3 episode on Ellen. The performance and date are both tentative as they have yet to be officially announced. According to the listings, Bon Jovi is set to perform (and join host Ellen DeGeneres for an interview) on the October 5 episode.
The Voice judges Miley Cyrus and Alicia Keys revealed some of their firsts in music for a new video for Billboard. Cyrus said that her first albums were from Blink-182 and Britney Spears, while Keys answered Cookie Monster's "Me Lost Me Cookie at the Disco" from Sesame Street's Sesame Disco album and a Marvin Gaye cassette.