Lyricapsule: R. Kelly’s ‘Trapped in the Closet’; June 6, 2002

June 18th, 2018

Jersey Teen Faces 10 Years Behind Bars over Violent SoundCloud Rap

June 12th, 2018

French Muslim Rapper’s Bataclan Gigs Incite Protests

June 11th, 2018

Jack White Laces ‘Icky Thump’ with Anti-Trumpisms

June 4th, 2018

Guns N’ Roses Cut Contentious Song From ‘Appetite…’ Box Set

May 8th, 2018

Fan Mines Taylor Swift Lyrics, Re-ups Booze Conspiracy Theory

April 11th, 2018

Minnesota Toddler Raps Through Chores to DMX, Blows up Twitter, Of Course

April 3rd, 2018

James Taylor Drops ‘Sweet Baby James’ Children’s Pop-Up Book

March 30th, 2018

Lana Del Rey Teases New Song, ‘Happiness is a Butterfly’

March 29th, 2018

Harvard Officially Swaps its ‘Puritanical’ Lyric from 181-Year Old Alma Mater

March 28th, 2018

French Non-Profit Creates First Interactive Sign-Language Lyric Video

March 27th, 2018

Michael Stipe Shares Snippet of New Solo Track, ‘Future, if Future’

March 26th, 2018

The Lonely Island Reveal Rejected Oscar Song, ‘Why Not Me?’

March 5th, 2018

British Ad Agency Creates Feminist Christmas Carol Album for Charity

December 11th, 2017

A Coven of PNW Witches Started Their Own Record Label

November 29th, 2017

Russian State Media Co-Opt Five Finger Death Punch Lyrics for Anti-West Op-Ed, Band Responds

November 15th, 2017

Eminem Puts Trump on Blast in New Cypher, America Reacts

October 11th, 2017

Liam Gallagher Cites Yoko Ono as Inspiration for Lyric on New Single

October 5th, 2017

Amazon Drops Alexa Data on Top Lyric Requests Shouted at It

October 4th, 2017

RIP Tom Petty, One of Heartland Rock’s Finest

October 2nd, 2017

‘Wichita Lineman’: 5 Covers of the Infamous ‘Unfinished’ Song Glen Campbell Opened up the Loneliness Portal To

September 21st, 2017

Beck Unveils LP10, ‘Colors’, Drops ‘Dear Life’ Lyric Video

August 24th, 2017

Randy Newman’s Dick is Bigger Than Trump’s, According to His Unreleased Song

July 19th, 2017

LCD Soundsystem Return with Familiar Old Rocker Dude Angst, and Politics

May 5th, 2017

Hamilton, Ontario Brands itself ‘Music City’, Erects Glass Lyric Towers

April 14th, 2017

John Prine Readies First Ever Songbook, ‘Beyond Words’

April 12th, 2017

MSNBC’s Brian Williams Quotes Leonard Cohen Lyric in Syrian Air Strike Coverage

April 10th, 2017

James Blunt Goes Into Rage Mode About True Meaning to ‘You’re Beautiful’

March 28th, 2017

Johnny Rotten’s Massive New Songbook Started as a Lyric Clearance to Tour China

March 24th, 2017

So Here’s Vladimir Putin Singing Radiohead’s ‘Creep’

March 22nd, 2017

Dallas Record Shop Hosts ‘Hip-Hop Book Club’

March 16th, 2017

Snoop takes on Clown Trump Nation in New Single, Video for BADBADNOTGOOD Remix

March 13th, 2017

Eddie Vedder Poached for Obama’s Farewell Address, Rehearses ‘Rise’ [Watch]

January 10th, 2017

Baby It’s ‘Consensual’ Outside: Classic XMas Duet Gets Contentious Update

December 14th, 2016

Fiona Apple Roasts ‘Trump’s Nuts’ Over an Open Fire

December 9th, 2016

‘Neural Karaoke’ Joins AI Robo-Rock Race

November 30th, 2016

Green Day Explain Anti-Trump AMA Performance on the ‘Late Late Show’

November 23rd, 2016

That Ned Flanders Metal Band Drops Album, ‘White Wine Spritzer’ Video

November 11th, 2016

Congrats America, Here’s Your President Thieving and Repurposing The Rolling Stones

November 9th, 2016

Bob Dylan Gets Nobel Lyric Crown

October 13th, 2016

Green Day Slam Trump in Jersey w/ ‘Holiday’ Lyric Change

October 3rd, 2016

Ride the Science: Ex-Physicist Breaks Down Most ‘Metal’ Words

August 3rd, 2016

Pixies Extend Olive Branch to Kim Deal with ‘All I Think About Now’

July 26th, 2016

‘O Canada’ May Go Gender-Neutral

June 15th, 2016

Jokester Tom Petty Wrote ‘Free Fallin’ to Get Co-Writer Jeff Lynne to Laugh

June 9th, 2016

Coke Launches Another Lyric Can Campaign

March 31st, 2016

Bowie’s ‘Jean Genie’ Lyrics Head to Auction

March 16th, 2016

Bands Rally Around EoDM’s Charity Cover Call for Victims of Paris Attacks

December 17th, 2015

Neil Young Reminds World in Which Rock is Free

June 17th, 2015

Patient #1132: ‘Sheena is a Punk Rocker’; August 16, 1977

May 15th, 2015

Why Pussy Riot Still Matter

March 13th, 2015

RIFF’d: Father John Misty’s ‘I Love You, Honeybear’

February 11th, 2015

The World Reacts to Band Aid 30 Lyric Redux

November 18th, 2014

Pornhub Erects Times Square Billboard, Sullies John Lennon’s Most Famous Lyric

October 9th, 2014

Mark Kozelek Drops ‘War on Drugs: Suck my Cock’

October 7th, 2014

Lyricapsule: The ‘No Nukes’ Concert; September 19, 1979

September 19th, 2014

Best New Artist: A.Chal

May 6th, 2014

Newport Folk Festival 2013: Is Folk Dead?

September 12th, 2013

An Evening (And Morning) With Pearl Jam at Wrigley Field; July 19

July 20th, 2013

Best New Artist: Radical Face

May 6th, 2013

New Artist: Goldroom

April 9th, 2013

The Green Teaist

March 20th, 2013

New Artist: MDK13

February 7th, 2013

STS9 at North Coast Music Festival

September 1st, 2012

Yelawolf at North Coast Music Festival

September 1st, 2012

King Khan and the Shrines at North Coast Music Festival

August 31st, 2012


May 30th, 2012

Gotye at the Aragon

April 3rd, 2012

Van Halen at the United Center

February 24th, 2012

Ay Ay Picante Peruvian Cuisine

February 20th, 2012

Bon Bon Vietnamese Sandwiches

February 20th, 2012

Chairlift, Willis Earl Beal, Natalie Bergman, Polica and Class Actress at Tomorrow Never Knows

January 17th, 2012

Yawn: Neon-Soaked Visuals Inject Energy into Electro-Pop Aesthetic

December 5th, 2011

Beirut + Laetitia Sadier at the Congress Theater

September 26th, 2011

The War on Drugs at Schubas

August 29th, 2011

Lollapalooza Day 3: Foo Fighters Play to Mud People; Best Coast, The Cars and Dale Earnhardt Jr. Jr. Evade the Rain

August 28th, 2011

Lollapalooza 2011 Day 2: Kids Crashed Fences, Chain Gang of 1974, Ween, DOM and Eminem Played On

August 11th, 2011

Lollapalooza 2011: Day 1 Heats Up with Coldplay, Cults, the Mountain Goats and Le Butcherettes

August 6th, 2011

John Maus at Schubas

July 19th, 2011

Keren Ann at Lincoln Hall

June 13th, 2011

The Dodos at the Metro

June 6th, 2011

Jimmy Gnecco (of Ours) at Schubas

May 18th, 2011

Ezra Furman & The Harpoons at Subterranean

April 28th, 2011

Jamaica + Via Audio at Schubas

April 25th, 2011

Sharon Van Etten at Lincoln Hall

April 13th, 2011

J Mascis + Kurt Vile at Subterranean

April 1st, 2011

Tomorrow Never Knows 2011, The Helio Sequence at Lincoln Hall

January 13th, 2011

Glasser + Twin Shadow + YAWN at Lincoln Hall

November 17th, 2010

The Posies and Brendan Benson at The Bottom Lounge

November 8th, 2010

X Japan at The Riviera Theatre

October 7th, 2010

St. Pauli Club

September 13th, 2010

Apart Pizza Co.

September 10th, 2010

Lloyd Miller & The Heliocentrics: Divergent East/West Skill Sets

September 2nd, 2010

Second Time’s The Charm

June 10th, 2010

Chicago Blues Festival Picks

June 7th, 2010

The Morel of the Season

May 11th, 2010

Unofficial SXSW ’10: Friendship Bracelets

March 20th, 2010

Unofficial SXSW ’10: East Meets West

March 19th, 2010

Unofficial SXSW ’10: Shamrock

March 18th, 2010

Bread Machines

March 17th, 2010