Watch the War on Drugs Perform on Philly River in ‘Pain’ Video

The War on Drugs salute working class America with their black-and-white "Pain" video. Director Emmett Malloy filmed the psychedelic rock sextet as they float down the Schuyikill River in their native Philadelphia on a cargo ship emblazoned with their band name.

The clip, which Malloy shot on cinematic 16

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KCON 2017 Los Angeles: 10 Best Things We Saw

It was five years ago that America found itself in the midst of its "Gangnam Style" summer with Psy's viral hit rising on radio and horsey-dancing its way to becoming the most impactful Korean-language song on the charts to date. The fall of 2012 also marked the very first iteration of KCON, a Korean culture and music festival that started as a modest, one-day convention and concert in Irvine,

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Flashback: Bonnie Tyler’s Pop Masterpiece ‘Total Eclipse of the Heart’

When Bat Out of Hell songwriter Jim Steinman was first approached about working with husky-voiced Welsh singer Bonnie Tyler on new music he was a little taken aback." I was primarily known for doing records for Meat Loaf and my own records, which were these thunderous, Wagnerian, almost heavy metal, epic, stormy records," he said in 1983. "I was a little bit surprised they would ask me,

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The ‘Dirty Dancing’ Soundtrack: 10 Things You Didn’t Know

Bill Medley, the surviving half of the Righteous Brothers, still recalls that moment he visited the New York offices of RCA Records in 1988. Medley was escorted into a spacious room with a wall completely lined with platinum album plaques. "My God," Medley says. "It was Number One all over the world. And they gave me all of those awards. I gave some of them out as Christmas

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