Category Archives: Music

Dave Grohl responds to 1,000 rockers who played ‘Learn to Fly’

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Blood Orange wrote a moving song in response to the Charleston shooting

“I have nothing left to give when you don’t notice what is wrong,” Hynes sings. “Charleston left me broken down, but it’s just another day to you.” The song also features two spoken interludes. Talwst, a visual artist from Toronto, speaks on the track about his own experiences being racially profiled: “I understand what you’re […]

Musicians around the world pay tribute to the Grateful Dead’s ‘Ripple’ in new video

On the day when the Grateful Dead plays its final concert in Chicago, an organization called Playing for Change released a heartwarming video of musicians around the world performing “Ripple,” which was written by Jerry Garcia and Robert Hunter, and first released in 1970 Playing for Change bills itself as a “multimedia movement created to […]

That’s No Moon, It’s a Rock Band

Last week, classic rock band Styx met the man who named a moon after them – well, sort of. Pluto’s smallest moon, Styx, is really named after a mythological river, in keeping with International Astronomical Union naming conventions. But the SETI institute’s Mark Showalter, who discovered Styx (the moon) in 2012, says he’s been a […]

Lil Wayne unleashes ‘Free Weezy Album’ for Fourth of July weekend

The album features guests spots from Wiz Khalifa, Jake Troth, HoodyBaby, Cory Gunz, CAPO, Junior Red, Bibi Bourelly, Euro and Young Jeezy. WHOA! Lil Wayne just released #FWA (Free Weezy Album) on Tidal. Give it a spin here: http://t.co/0yp81VtDLy pic.twitter.com/AB6h1Dlq6l — Brian A. Hernandez (@BAHjournalist) July 4, 2015 Read more… More about Music, Entertainment, Celebrities, […]

Watch the Summerfest music festival live stream: You can pick from 4 stages

Summerfest, touted as ” the world’s largest music festival,” continues Friday, and you don’t need to be in Milwaukee to watch the barrage of bands and solo artists perform. Starting Friday at 8 p.m. CT and lasting until Sunday at midnight, you can watch the action on four stages (full schedules below), including sets from […]