America, fuck yeah! This weekend the good ol U.S. of A. will be celebrating another Independence Day and one of our favorite bands these days, White Reaper have released their latest song that focuses on this same subject. The track comes paired with the music video, using footage from the upcoming movie The Age Of Reason, and it’s just as kickass as the 1 and a half minutes worth of ballsy Rock.

Check out new track “Last 4th of July” and its video above

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Vince Staples took the stage of Jimmy Kimmel Live! last night as the musical guest, celebrating the release of his latest album. Dude really brings it in this performance, further proving to be one of the best up and comers in Hip Hop today.

Check out the performance above.

Wet Hot American Summer

July 31, this cult classic’s spinoff will finally return in the shape of new Netflix series Wet Hot American Summer: First Day of Camp. The limited 8-episode series centers around around the first day of camp and it serves as the prequel to the hilarious 2001 movie.

All of the iconic characters are brought back to life for the first day of Camp Firewood’s season with Elizabeth Banks, Michael Ian Black, Bradley Cooper, Judah Friedlander, Janeane Garofalo, Joe Lo Truglio, Ken Marino, Christopher Meloni, Marguerite Moreau, Zak Orth, Amy Poehler, David Hyde Pierce, Paul Rudd, Molly Shannon, and Michael Showalter coming back to make up the all star cast.

Joining the ranks this time around are Jon Hamm, Kristen Wiig, John Slattery, Michael Cera, and more. If reading this doesn’t get you pumped about the new series, just click play on the trailer and you’ll be sold. Check it out above.

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Eminem’s promo game for the new Southpaw film is on fleek. Not only did he release his new song “Kings Never Die” featuring Gwen Stefani, but he also just dropped the official video for “Phenomenal.” Links to both can be found below. The short film for “Phenomenal” is a must watch. Really well put together.

Listen to “Kings Never Die” HERE.

Watch the video for “Phenomenal” via Apple Music HERE. Read More →

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Veruca Salt’s return becomes complete with the release of new album Ghost Notes, due out July 10 via El Camino Records. Today the band has made their reunion effort available for streaming on NPR.

The new album is 14 tracks deep, produced by Brad Wood, and it’s their fifth LP, following up 2006’s  IV. It’s important to note too that this record is the first to feature all of the founding members, together for the first time since 1997’s Eight Arms to Hold You.

Stream Ghost Notes in full now at NPR.org.

 

The Libertines

The Libertines follow their triumphant return to the scene with a set at Glastonbury with the announcement of an official return that will deliver their  highly-anticipated and long-awaited third album. The UK band will release Anthems For Doomed Youth on September 4, 2015, via Harvest Records and today they gave Annie Mac at BBC Radio 1 the exclusive premier of the record’s first single and music video in over a decade, “Gunga Din.”

The visuals was filmed in ‘Walking Street,’ Pattaya (the sex capital of Thailand), and directed by Roger Sargent. Anthems For Doomed Youth was produced by Jake Gosling and recorded at Karma Sound Studios, Thailand, over 6 weeks during April and May 2015. It is The Libertines’ first album in eleven years, and will be available as a deluxe CD, 12” vinyl, and standard and deluxe digital. The U.S. pre-order will begin July 24th.

Gotta love The Libertines! Check out the new video above.

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Vince Staples is the latest guest on Pitchfork’s ongoing Over/Under series. There have been plenty of good, funny episodes of Over/Under in the past, but this one has got to be my favorite. Check out the hilarious clip up above.

I’m all about going hard or going home. So if you’re getting high and you’re not off the crack rock, I gotta worry about your commitment to the cause.