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Damien Rice Performs On Letterman, Announces New Tour Dates

Singer-songwriter Damien Rice has a new album in stores and a world filled with fans anxious to see that material performed in a live setting. Last night, followers got their first taste of the live experience when Rice stopped by David Letterman’s late night talk show for a rare televised performance. You can view his romantic and beautifully orchestrated rendition of “I Don’t Want to Change You” at the end of this post.

To coincide with this appearance, as well as the recent release of My Favourite Faded Fantasy, Damien Rice has also unveiled a slew of 2015 tour …

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Suicide Silence “Inherit The Crown” In New Live Video

Earlier this afternoon, Suicide Silence joined forces with Metal Hammer to premiere a new music video for their song, “Inherit The Crown.” You can check out the heart-pounding live clip after the break.

The track is taken from the outfit’s latest full-length, You Can’t Stop Me, which made landfall this past July via Nuclear Blast Records. If you have yet to pick up a copy, you can do so here.

Tomorrow, Suicide Silence will embark on a brief UK run alongside Thy Art Is Murder. If you’re interested in attending, a full itinerary can additionally be …

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The Madden Brothers Cover 5 Seconds Of Summer’s “Amnesia” Live

The Madden Brothers are currently on a headlining tour in celebration of their successful debut full-length album, Greetings From California…. They are in Australia, and recently performed in Melbourne. During their set they covered 5 Seconds Of Summer’s “Amnesia.” They did a pretty decent job on the cover, and you can watch the video a fan shot below the break.

The duo only have two stops remaining on the tour, so if you’re in Burswood or Hindmarsh you can find the venues and purchase tickets on their Facebook page.…

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UTG INTERVIEW: Jeff Bridges Discusses His Career(s) and New Live Album

Jeff Bridges really needs no introduction, but for the sake of the uninitiated, he’s an Oscar-winning actor with numerous other talents on his curriculum vitae, including, but not limited to, photography, painting and songwriting. Many likely remember his turn as Otis “Bad” Blake in 2009′s multi-award winning Crazy Heart, but Bridges’ musical journey began long before that film graced the silver screen.

We were recently fortunate enough to have the opportunity to speak with Bridges about his careers in both film and music and the challenges of balancing the two, but we wanted to focus on his newest album, …

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Watch The Simpsons Pay Homage to Cat Stevens

So far there have been 26 seasons of The Simpsons, and they never fail to come up with a clever “couch gag” in every episode — one of the many reasons why they’re still running strong. There have been art deco takes, spoofs on “The Harlem Shake” and Breaking Bad, and directorial debuts from Banksy and Don Hertzfeld. The newest addition to their reel? A very yellow take on Cat Stevens’ iconic 1970 album Tea For The Tillerman.

The clip sees The Simpsons replicating the album artwork while other Springfield residents act out a literal interpretation …

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Beyoncé And Nicki Minaj Perform A Remix Version Of “Flawless” Live

Beyoncé recently wrapped up her co-headlining tour with husband Jay-Z, the ‘On The Run Tour.’ The tour took the musicians all over the US and into France. Beyoncé decided to end the tour with a special treat for fans, and during one of her last performances she was joined on stage by none other than Nicki Minaj.

Together they performed a live remix of Beyoncé’s “Flawless,” and you can watch a video recorded for it beneath the break.

If you haven’t had the chance to pick up Beyoncé’s visual album yet, you can do so by heading to iTunes

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Joyce Manor Clash With Concertgoer Over Stage Dives In Houston (VIDEO)

Joyce Manor have been making a lot of headlines this week for essentially taking a stance against the proliferation of stage dives, especially at shows where they happen to be performing. These headlines apparently did not reach every concertgoer in attendance at the band’s show in Houston last night, September 26, because mid-way through the group’s set the entire performance was put on hold to address one person vocalist/guitarist Barry Johnson could not stand. Lucky for us, the whole thing was captured on video.

Here’s the scene: Joyce Manor were performing to a packed house when one young man decided …

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Watch Foo Fighters Tear Up A Small Venue As The Holy Shits

I think it’s safe to say that Dave Grohl is a badass. He has been in the music industry for a long time, and is in one of the most respected rock bands in the world (Foo Fighters, of course). You’d think all that would get to his head, but from what we’ve seen time and time again, it most certainly has not.

A prime example of how awesome he can be: his band played a secret show at a teeny tiny venue in England the other night. Not only that, but they were on the lineup as …

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‘Lord of the Rings’ Trilogy to Screen With Live Orchestral Accompaniment

Sci-fi nerds, rejoice. For the first time ever, Peter Jackson’s entire Lord of the Rings trilogy will be screening in America with live orchestral accompaniment. The Oscar-winning series, based on J.R.R. Tolkien’s novels, will see its live debut in New York City at Lincoln Center in April 2015. Mark your calendars.

As the New York Times reports, conductor Ludwig Wicki and the 21st Century Symphony Orchestra and Chorus will perform Howard Shore’s original score live while all three of the epics unfold on the screen behind them. As of right now, there will be two full performances, both of which …

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Florida Georgia Line Share “Anything Goes” Song Teaser

One of the hottest stories on the site this week has been the surprise live debut of a new song from Florida Georgia Line over the weekend. The group, whose new album is due out in October, have since released a short teaser offering fans a studio quality taste of their next single.

Opening with the lines, “Alabamba on the boombox, baby / Bout to get a little boondocks crazy,” it doesn’t take long to recognize “Anything Goes” as signature Florida Georgia Line material. The duo has always prided themselves on their ability to create relatable music through use of …

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Dave Chappelle Returns To Hartford, CT With OddBall Comedy Festival (Video)

Just over a year ago we ran a story about comedian Dave Chappelle having a meltdown in Hartford, CT while appearing on the inaugural Oddball Comedy Festival. It was an embarrassing moment for the comedian, and in the weeks that followed the former Comedy Central star was thrown through the ringer from various members of the press. No one knew if Chappelle would ever return to the tour again, let alone the city where his meltdown occurred, but over this past weekend Chappelle made good with a surprise appearance that has since found its way online.

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Florida Georgia Line Perform New Song “Anything Goes” In St. Louis (Video)

Country turned pop superstars Florida Georgia Line are less than two months from the release of their sophomore album, and to date only one song has been made available to the public. That is until the band played St. Louis over the weekend.

Performing in front of a sold out crowd on Saturday, August 23, Florida Georgia Line informed fans they simply could not wait any longer to share new material with their audience. Before long, a new song titled “Anything Goes” was introduced to a roaring response. We were not on site, but as soon as the band tweeted