Foster The People Singer Apologizes To Imagine Dragons Singer

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Imagine Dragons have become a fairly easy target, at the butt of many a joke. But lead singer Dan Reynolds isn’t having it anymore. In February, he responded to criticism in a statement. “I’ve gotten over the fact that guys in other bands (the 1975, foster the people, smashing pumpkins, slipknot, etc) feel … More »

Imagine Dragons Singer Responds To Criticism From Slipknot Singer

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Last week, Slipknot’s Corey Taylor reignited his delightfully random feud Nickelback frontman Chad Kroeger. Taylor went on Sex Pistols guitarist Steve Jones’ radio show and said Imagine Dragons are replacing Nickelback as the worst band in rock. More »

Slipknot Singer Says Imagine Dragons Have Replaced Nickelback As The Worst Band

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Nickelback frontman Chad Kroeger provided us with some of the juiciest, most unexpected beef of 2017 when he dissed former Roadrunner Records labelmates Slipknot: “How good can your music be if you’ve gotta beat each other up onstage, throw up in your own mask every night?” In response, Slipknot singer Corey Taylor said that … More »

Songs You Might Know From Artists You Probably Don’t: Sifting Through 2019’s Potential Pop Hits

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Tayla ParxPop music is a crazy industry, even more so in our fractured age. It’s crazy how many songs can be blowing up in some corner of the world, online or off, without ever spilling over into the mass consciousness. It’s crazy how many of those songs actually do spill over without some of us realizing … More »

The 2019 State Of Pop Address

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Ariana GrandePop is dead; meet the new pop. More »

9 Music Trends That Need To Die In 2019

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In the age of social media fads develop before we’ve even had the chance to deliberate, as they’re tweeted and retweeted ad infinitum. Culture is reduced to meme format, giving way to some pretty detestable content. The following list rounds up recent music trends that will hopefully be dead by New Year’s Day. More »

Alessia Cara May Not Be The Best New Artist, But She’s Also Not Half Bad

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Alessia CaraWhen the world met Alessia Caracciolo three years ago, she was the awkward teenager enduring a house party where she did not belong: “Somewhere in the corner under clouds of marijuana/ With this boy who’s hollering, I can hardly hear/ Over this music I don’t listen to.” Over the same Bond-worthy Isaac HayesMore »

There’s Never Been A Pop Song Quite Like Ariana Grande’s “thank u, next”

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Ariana GrandeIt all happened so fast — and it keeps happening faster. More »

It’s A Good Time To Be Bad Bunny

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Bad BunnyThe name Ocasio derives from the Spanish “ocasión,” which means what you think it means: an occasion, a time. According to Ancestry.com, most people named Ocasio are Puerto Rican, in heritage if not in residence, and the word’s “meaning as a surname” is unclear. More »

Lauren Daigle Is The Christian Adele

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Lauren DaigleEvery few years, a major national publication will publish an overview of the Christian music industry. This week, Kelefa Sanneh has a good one in The New Yorker. Sanneh’s history of Christian rock and pop begins way back in the 1950s, with Martin Luther King, Jr.’s advice-column exhortation that gospel and the devil’s … More »