Smashing Pumpkins Explain D’arcy Absence Ahead of Rumored Reunion

Two days before the Smashing Pumpkins are rumored to announce the long-awaited reunion of three-quarters of their classic lineup, the band issued a statement explaining why the fourth key member won't be taking part.

"In reuniting The Smashing Pumpkins, the band's dedication remains to its fans and

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Metallica’s James Hetfield to Make Film Debut in Ted Bundy Movie

James Hetfield will make his big-screen acting debut in the upcoming Ted Bundy film Extremely Wicked, Shocking Evil and Vile, starring Zac Efron as the infamous serial killer.

The Metallica singer will portray Officer Bob Hayward, "a no-nonsense Utah highway patrol veteran who was the first law

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Hear Tinashe’s New Electro-R&B Song With Future, ‘Faded Love’

Tinashe teamed up with Future on her slinky new single, "Faded Love." The two artists previously collaborated on "How Many Times," a track from Tinashe's debut LP, 2014's Aquarius.

On "Faded Love," Tinashe sets the scene for a one-night stand. "Don't give me your name," she croons over producer Stargate's muted

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Watch Bat for Lashes Explore Supernatural Romance in New Short Film

Bat for Lashes' Natasha Khan explores a surreal, supernatural romance in a new short film called Light Beings. The musician wrote and directed the project, teaming with the Haxan Cloak's Bobby Krlic to create the atmospheric score.

The three-minute film opens with a young woman (The

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Goodbye Yellow Brick Road: Why Rock Stars Are Suddenly Retiring

The rock world has never seen a rash of retirements like this. In the past few weeks, some of rock & roll's most legendary performers have declared they're giving up the endless highway. Elton John announced his Farewell Yellow Brick Road tour, the final curtain for the ultimate showman. Paul Simon set a date for his last gig in London's Hyde Park. Neil Diamond, already well into his

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