R.E.M. share extended NSFW video for “Nightswimming”: Watch
R.E.M. will release a deluxe 25th anniversary reissue of their record Automatic for the People this Friday, November ..
Billy Corgan performs “The Spaniards” on Corden: Watch
After performing on both Fallon and CBS This Morning, Billy Corgan returned to the televised stage last night in support of his new solo ..
Wilco share previously unreleased track “Dynamite My Soul” from Being There reissue: Stream
On December 1st, Wilco will re-release their first two albums, 1995’s A.M. and 1996’s Being There. Each ..
Camper Van Beethoven cover the Squidbillies theme song: Stream
10 Things… is a recurring new music feature in which an artist goes H.A.M. on a particular topic. Adult Swim’s fourth ..
Live Review: Yeah Yeahs Yeahs Return to NYC for First Hometown Show in Four Years (11/7)
Photography by Killian Young Yeah Yeah Yeahs returned to New York City for their first proper hometown show in over four years. Playing ..
Code Orange remix alt-J’s “Adeline” and “Hit Me Like That Snare”: Stream
Alt-J issued their Mercury Prize-nominated new album, Relaxer, back in May. Now, they’ve shared a pair of remixes for the album tracks ..
Vic Mensa covers Radiohead’s “Karma Police” for BBC Radio 1: Watch
BBC Radio 1’s “Piano Sessions” series sees artists covering songs in a dimly lit, stripped-down setting accompanied by little ..
Weezer and Pixies announce North American co-headlining tour
Photos by Tim Mosenfelder (Weezer), David Brendan Hall (Pixies) Alternative rock veterans Weezer and Pixies are joining forces ..
U2 team with Kendrick Lamar on new single “Get Out of Your Own Way”: Stream
Photos by Philip Cosores (Kendrick) and David Brendan Hall (U2) U2 joined Kendrick Lamar on his DAMN. track “XXX.”, ..
Noel Gallagher debuts his new scissors player (and a new song) on Jools Holland: Watch
Next month, Noel Gallagher will return with a new High Flying Birds album called Who Built the Moon?. The follow-up to 2015’s Chasing ..
Kevin Shields says My Bloody Valentine will release new album and tour in 2018
Rumors of a new My Bloody Valentine album began when a listing on a festival’s artist page said frontman Kevin Shields was “working ..
Gorillaz share new song with Little Simz, “Garage Palace”: Stream
Back in August, Gorillaz released a gorgeous box set of their latest album, Humanz. The collection featured 14 bonus tracks, and today Damon ..
Top 10 Songs of the Month: MØ, St. Vincent, Future, and Young Thug
It’s that strange time of year at Consequence of Sound. As fall winds continue to shift without warning, blowing us about Chicago ..
Jim James announces new covers album, shares version of Beach Boys’ “I Just Wasn’t Made for These Times”: Stream
While 2013’s Regions of Light and Sound of God is the debut solo album from My Morning Jacket frontman Jim James, his first ..
New My Bloody Valentine album planned for Spring 2018 release
Last month, a music festival bio page for Kevin Shields hinted that a new My Bloody Valentine album would be coming in 2018. Now, ..
Rivers Cuomo responds to fans critical of Weezer’s recent output
Photo by Ben Kaye When Rivers Cuomo recently said, “Everyone has their idea of what Weezer should sound like,” ..
Rivers Cuomo says Weezer’s next album is “almost done” and could be out in May
Weezer are nothing if not prolific. On Friday, the band released Pacific Daydream, its 11th studio album overall and second in two years ..
Surviving members of Linkin Park reunite for tribute concert in honor of Chester Bennington: Video + Setlist
Three months after Chester Bennington’s tragic passing, the surviving members of Linkin Park reunited for a tribute concert in honor ..
The Gaslight Anthem’s Brian Fallon announces new solo album, Sleepwalkers, shares “Forget Me Not”: Stream
Brian Fallon, singer/guitarist of The Gaslight Anthem, is gearing up to release his sophomore solo album. It’s titled Sleepwalkers ..
Noel Gallagher’s High Flying Birds share new single “Fort Knox”: Stream
Photo by Debi Del Grande The new album from Noel Gallagher’s High Flying Birds, Who Built the Moon?, is set for release ..
The Preatures cover Arcade Fire’s “Everything Now” for triple j’s Like a Version: Watch
This summer, Aussie rockers The Preatures returned with Girlhood, the follow-up to their excellent debut album, Blue ..
Gord Downie’s posthumous new album, Introduce Yerself, released: Stream/download
Gord Downie passed away earlier this month after being diagnosed with terminal brain cancer in 2015. Prior to his death, the Tragically ..
Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds’ Conway Savage recovering from brain surgery
The lineup for Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds has been noticeably different recently due to the absence of band member Conway Savage. According ..
Japandroids cover The Tragically Hip’s “Nautical Disaster” in honor of Gord Downie: Watch
Featured photo by Philip Cosores The Tragically Hip frontman Gord Downie passed away last week at the age of 53 after a battle with brain ..
Live Review: Queens of the Stone Age at NYC’s Madison Square Garden (10/24)
Josh Homme thrives on being singular. With a career spanning decades, the Queens of the Stone Age frontman strutted into Madison Square ..
Alice Glass accuses former Crystal Castles bandmate Ethan Kath of sexual abuse and assault
In October 2014, singer Alice Glass announced her split from Crystal Castles, a group she’d co-founded alongside Ethan Kath in 2006. ..
Courtney Love covers Selena Gomez’s “Hands to Myself” at GLAAD benefit concert: Watch
Photo by Philip Cosores Courtney Love participated in a GLAAD fundraising concert in Los Angeles on Thursday night. The event was presented ..
Live Review: Brand New at Brooklyn’s Kings Theatre (10/19)
Photography by Ben Kaye It’s strange to think that my first time at the gorgeous Brooklyn Kings Theatre could be my last time seeing ..
Foo Fighters share new Concrete and Gold outtake “Soldier”: Stream
Photo by Philip Cosores Foo Fighters are among the numerous major artists and comedians who participated in the charity compilation, 7-Inches ..
Foo Fighters, Sharon Van Etten, Sleater-Kinney, more contribute to 7-Inches for Planned Parenthood compilation: Stream/Download
A number of major artists and comedians have joined forces for a charity compilation cheekily dubbed, 7-Inches for Planned Parenthood. ..
The Smiths release deluxe reissue of The Queen Is Dead: Stream/download
The Smiths’ third full-length, The Queen Is Dead, reached its 30th anniversary last year, but the band’s celebration is only ..
Kevin Morby and Waxahatchee’s Katie Crutchfield cover The Velvet Underground’s “After Hours”: Stream
Photo by David Brendan Hall (Morby) / Ben Kaye (Waxahatchee) Both Kevin Morby and Katie Crutchfield of Waxahatchee issued albums earlier ..
Casper Skulls lament the rising cost of living on new song “Primeval”: Stream
Photo by Gabriela Osio Vanden 10 Things… is a recurring new music feature in which an artist goes H.A.M. on a particular ..
Feist covers “The Stranger” in tribute to Gord Downie: Stream
Photo by Lior Phillips Last year, when it was revealed that Tragically Hip frontman Gord Downie had been diagnosed ..
Sleater-Kinney reveal shredding new song “Here We Come”: Stream
Photo by David Brendan Hall A handful of prominent artists — including Foo Fighters, Björk, and Bon Iver — are participating ..