The heavy metal group released their first single in five years, Speed of Light, and its music video is an homage to the video game history. The band will release "The Book of Souls," a double album, on September 4.
In an op-ed, Downtown Publishing VP Andrew Sparkler argues that gyms exploit music more than venues, bars and restaurants, and therefore should be charged accordingly. Fitness clubs currently only pay a nominal fee for an all-inclusive blanket license.
The White House has dropped two summer playlists penned by Barack Obama himself. They're heavy on the classics, but also feature contemporary artists like Beyonce, Coldplay, and Florence and the Machine.
Universal will reimburse theaters who want to beef up their security for the release of the NWA biopic. Theaters are particularly worried about violence around the film because of the rap group's violent content and recent theater shootings.
In the first six months of 2015, listeners have streamed 1 trillion songs via YouTube, Spotify, SoundCloud, Pandora, and others, according to a new report. Any way you look at it, this is a hopeful number for a rapidly changing music industry.
The album will include all of the film's previously unreleased material as well as a dozen additional tracks. The raw tracks reportedly vary widely in material but still offer a touch of Nirvana's trademark sound.
LG has announced its own music service that's ready for use on its very best smartphones. Owners of the G4, G Flex 2, and others will be able to enjoy two, free, super high quality tracks each month, and get the chance to buy discounted tracks too.
The reincarnation of the '70s Sunset Strip group Hollywood Vampires, with Alice Cooper, Johnny Depp, and others will release a self-titled record mostly of covers next month. The record will also feature Paul McCartney, Dave Grohl, Slash and more.