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10 Metal Covers of Non Metal Songs

There are many genres of music and, as a result, many fusions. We have all heard of the rap-rock hybrids emerging today. There are also country-rock, techno-rock, techno-rap and, in a shameless act of contradiction, country-rap. While the fusion of musical genres continues to evolve and extend, we are also being treated to a different…

Cher Is Not Dead, You Guys

View this image › Via isthatcherdeadyet.co.uk The creators of a website anxious to celebrate Margaret Thatcher’s death, Is Thatcher Dead Yet?, started a celebratory hashtag #nowthatchersdead. Some Cher fans are AGHAST. View this image › Via Twitter: @ItzDaveMedia Scarlett O’Hara @breadquandaaaa RIP Cher oh my god BF_STATIC.timequeue.push(function () { if (bfjs.isMobile() || !isIE8()) document.getElementById(“update_tweet_posted_time_1052416”).setAttribute(‘title’, ‘Time…

There’s A Charity Campaign To Make Ice Cube’s Goodyear Blimp A Reality

1. Updated: Jan. 17, 5:59 p.m. E.T. 2. Ice Cube’s “It Was A Good Day” is one the most classic chill-out rap jams ever. View this image › Via giphy.com http://embed.contagiousmedia.com/embed/sub/item-myzy23-81cn?uri=item-myzy23-81cn&cb=1415363173 View this embed › 4. In the song, Cube lists off everything that made it a good day: no smog, a date with a…

Billy Ray Cyrus And A Rapper Named Buck 22 Made A Cringeworthy Hip-Hop Sequel To “Achy Breaky Heart”

1. Were you looking for a hip-hop sequel to Billy Ray Cyrus’ 1991 hit song “Achy Breaky Heart”? Video available at: http://youtube.com/watch?v=72WhEqeS6AQ. youtube.com 2. Well, too bad. Because a rapper named Buck 22 and Billy Ray Cyrus got together and made one. View this image › youtube.com 3. In the video, he and Billy Ray…

17 Reasons To Love Music In August

17. Katy Perry’s “Roar” and Sara Bareilles’ “Brave” View this image › Via thegeorgemott.tumblr.com w.soundcloud.com Many have accused Katy Perry of ripping Sara Bareilles’ “Brave” off to make her new hit “Roar,” which is fair because the two songs sound basically identical. Also, Katy Perry at one point acknowledged in a tweet how much she…

If You Doubt Macklemore’s Sincerity, Listen To His Songs About Addiction

View this image › Kevork Djansezian / Getty With his sweep in the Grammys’ rap categories on Sunday, Macklemore is facing the requisite amount of internet backlash. The main complaints against him are that his pro-gay anthem “Same Love” is pandering and focuses too much on Macklemore’s heterosexuality, and that his wins (and subsequent apology)…

Top 15 Power Trios

The power trio is a rock and roll band format popularized in the 1960s. The traditional power trio has a lineup of guitar, bass and drums, leaving out the rhythm guitar or keyboard often featured in other rock music. In more recent years, the term has become generally applied to any sort of three-person band…

19 Wonderful Things About Music In March

View this image › John Gara 19. Azealia Banks, “Yung Rapunxel” View this image › http://embed.contagiousmedia.com/embed/sub/item-mk9y72-6xku?uri=item-mk9y72-6xku&cb=1415304429 View this embed › After months of anticipation, Azealia Banks released “Yung Rapunxel,” the first single off her (perpetually delayed) debut album, Broke with Expensive Taste. Produced by seapunk champion Lil Internet, the track is particularly fitting given all…

Listen To “Nuclear,” Destiny’s Child’s Brand New Single

1. “Nuclear” is the the trio’s first single in 8 years. View this image › media.beyonce.com http://assets.tumblr.com/swf/audio_player_black.swf?audio_file=http://www.tumblr.com/audio_file/fuckyeahmanchild/40279662823/tumblr_mghdtx9DPr1qzm1b9&color=FFFFFF Via mashable.com Read more: http://buzzfeed.com/ryanhatesthis/listen-to-nuclear-destinys-childs-brand-new-s

9 Massive Moments From Ultra 2013

9. Avicii premiered his new folk-house album. (Weekend 2) Video available at: http://youtube.com/watch?v=-pnoAyd8OYI. youtube.com The “Levels” DJ and producer premiered his new album during his set, to mixed reviews and much confusion. While his set started out normal enough, he soon started bringing out guests Aloe Blacc, country singer-songwriter Mac Davis, members of Incubus, and…