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Finnish Goth-Metal Band HIM Bids Farewell to U.S. With New York City Tour Stop

After 20 years together, Finnish goth-metal band HIM is calling it quits. But before throwing in the towel, they've embarked on a farewell tour, which included a 19-date North American leg that ended at New York's Hammerstein Ballroom on Friday night (Nov. 17).  In a nod to the self-imposed send-f, the five-piece band — which

Kelela Proves Her Breakthrough Has Arrived With Transcendent Concert at NYC's Bowery Ballroom

In 2012, rising R&B singer-songwriter Kelela opened for Solange at New York City's Bowery Ballroom. On Monday night, she returned to the same stage — this time on her own headlining tour.  After releasing her commanding debut LP, Take Me Apart, early last month, Kelela has gained a larger, more mainstream following. The combination newfound fans with those who have followed her since her

Demo Taped Debuts Track 'Pack of Gum' & Exposes His Insecurities for the Greater Good: Interview

He tells me that one his biggest insecurities is his conversational skills, and if he hadn’t told me, I would never have guessed. It's worth mentioning because the subject matter the rest our conversation — mental health and the misunderstandings it from the outside looking in. He is Demo Taped (born Adam Alexander), a 19-year-old singer-songwriter whose music

Lauv Explains How a 'Sappy Ass Movie' Inspired New Song & Opening for Ed Sheeran Has Been Life-Changing

At this point last year, a 22-year-old Lauv was watching his breakup tune “The Other” begin to take f on Spotify, nearly two years after releasing the somber dance track. Little did he know that just one year later, the song would go on to have more than 120 million streams and he’d have 20

Hüsker Dü Co-founder and Drummer Grant Hart Dead at 56

Grant Hart, co-founder and drummer for the seminal Minnesota hardcore band Hüsker Dü, has died at 56 after a months-long battle with kidney cancer. Variety first reported the news, which was later confirmed by the band’s publicist, as well as front man Bob Mould. “Grant Hart was a gifted visual artist, a wonderful story teller,

Lana Del Rey’s Video for ‘White Mustang’ Is Pretty Out There

It’s hard to know what to make the new music video for “White Mustang,” the fifth track from Lana Del Rey’s recent Lust for Life. The song itself, already hazy in classic Lana fashion, has been attached to a series images that convey a mood more than a story. The post-breakup song with automotive themes

The 15 most controversial MTV VMA moments ever

The MTV Video Music Awards land on Sunday (August 27) at The Forum in Inglewood, California, and on MTV across the world. But while we’re excited about the music, we’re also waiting for the beef – as the VMAs always seem to deliver in the pop spat department. While we wait to see if Fifth

LCD Soundsystem Didn’t Break Up to Fill Madison Square Garden, Guitarist Says

Now that LCD Soundsystem has ficially reunited, front man James Murphy has been looking back with bemused fondness at what had previously been the group’s final concert in 2011. Frustrated by the show promoter’s lack faith in the band’s ability to fill the venue without a massive opener (specifically, all people, Big Boi), Murphy says

You’re Probably Going to Love Wet Hot American Summer: Ten Years Later

Wet Hot American Summer, the camp movie spo that finally gave vegetable cans the onscreen representation they deserve, hardly seemed destined to become a franchise. It made less than $300,000 at the box fice in 2001, and the critical response to it was mixed, with reactions ranging from “hilarious” to “cinematic torture.” (One the tortured?

Amber Rose Talks Kanye West’s ‘My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy’ Not Being Fully About Her (VIDEO)

Most the world was first introduced to Amber Rose as the silent girlfriend Hip Hop star Kanye West. After the couple parted ways, Kanye appeared to break down what caused the end the relationship on his 2010 album My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy. In particular, the track “Blame Game” was viewed as a retelling West and

Madonna Claims Tupac Prison Letter Was Stolen From Her Home

Madonna. Photo: Neilson Barnard/Getty s Earlier this month, TMZ got hold a revealing letter Tupac wrote in 1995 to his former girlfriend Madonna from prison explaining that their breakup was race-related. The letter is set to go up for sale Wednesday online auction site Gotta Have Rock and Roll, but if Madge has her way,

Charlie Puth Fought His Ass Off to Be in That Popular Furious 7 Song

Photo: Michael Tran/Getty s If you aren’t familiar with the poignant ballad “See You Again” from the Furious 7 soundtrack, you’re in the minority here. The tune, which served as a tribute to the late Fast and Furious star Paul Walker, is now the most-watched video on YouTube as earlier this week. (Suck it, “Gangnam

8 Best New Songs of the Week: Demi Lovato, Zola Jesus, Tyler the Creator, More

Every week Vulture highlights the best new music. If the song is worthy your ears and attention, you will find it here. Read our picks below, share yours in the comments, and subscribe to the Vulture Playlist for a comprehensive guide to the year’s best music. Protomartyr, “A Private Understanding”What’s the word for the feeling

Wyclef Jean and Jagged Edge Get Deep For 11th Season Of “Unsung”

A new season TV One’s critically acclaimed series “Unsung” will debut this weekend. The 11th season “Unsung” will be a double premiere, featuring rapper Wyclef Jean and R&B singers Jagged Edge. Clef’s episode will delve into his life in Haiti, his membership as a member multi-platinum group The Fugees, the group’s breakup, and the rapper/musician’s

Everything to Know About Lorde’s Melodrama Before Listening

Melodrama is out on Friday. Photo: Jeff Kravitz/FilmMagic for Bonnaroo Arts and Music Festival On Friday, former teen prodigy Lorde will release her sophomore album, Melodrama. (It’s out now for all you lucky Aussies and Kiwis.) Now a seasoned 2o-year-old — with plenty swear words sprinkled throughout the album to prove it — the album