- Emo Nite Expands Beyond Los Angeles The popular event will hit the road for the first time this fall.
- Jane's Addiction to Release 6-Disc 'Sterling Spoon' Compilation The set focuses mainly on the quartet's first incarnation—Perry Ferrell, Dave Navarro, Eric Avery, and Stephen Perkins.
- The Song of the Summer 2016 Has Been Crowned If tweets count as votes then Twitter has a solution.
- Empire of the Sun Premiere New Song 'High and Low' "It was about this girl I knew when I was a kid called Alice D who was kind of a wild child."
- Metallica Promise Massive Tour in 2017 "It's time to come back and do some proper penetration of America."
- The Black Keys' Dan Auerbach Sued Over Howlin' Wolf Documentary The producer of the film is seeking damages of $100,000.
- Coldplay Cover Prince's 'Nothing Compares 2 U' with James Corden "This is an idea that Chris said to me, he said, 'I think you should come sing this at the Rose Bowl.' I'll be honest, I didn't know how big it was when I said yes," Corden said.
- Berlin Pays Tribute to Bowie with Commemorative Plaque David Bowie recorded a trilogy of his most important albums in Berlin.
- Twisted Sister Frontman Turns 'We're Not Gonna Take It' into Piano Ballad Snider will perform the acoustic "We're Not Gonna Take It" at a HELP fundraiser auction.
- Against Me! Go Homemade in New Video 'Crash' "This was one of the most difficult videos we've ever made because it was filmed in outer space," drummer Atom Willard said.
- Metallica, Roger Waters to Play Neil Young's Bridge School Benefit The event's 30th anniversary will also feature performances from Dave Matthews Band, Willie Nelson, My Morning Jacket and many more.
- Korn Release Creepy New 'Insane' Video They go back in time to the practice of death photography.