The 2019 Tribeca Film Festival will feature a wide selection of music-themed features and documentaries, covering everything from the life and music of Linda Ronstadt to a profile of a beloved New York record store, the theft of a $6 million Stradivarius violin, and a chronicle of the legendary New York venue The Apollo. More »
Lana Del Rey, Jared Leto, and Courtney Love are featured in a new advertisement for Gucci Guilty, a fragrance collection put out by the company. LDR and Leto are the faces of the campaign, as was revealed last fall, and they also appeared together at the Met Gala last year. The ad, which … More »
Entercom recently announced their lineup for this year’s “I’m Listening” campaign — a live, commercial-free broadcast to raise awareness around mental health and suicide prevention.
Set to air September 9 at 7:00am local time on live streams via the Radio.com app as part of National Suicide Prevention Week, the broadcast will feature a variety of music, film, and sports role models. The special will have call-in opportunities and an interactive website for listeners to share stories and discuss resources for help.
Influencers featured on the show this year are Alessia Cara, Bebe Rexha, Charlie Puth, Mike Shinoda of Linkin Park, Olympic gold medalist Michael Phelps, Mike McCready and Stone Gossard of Pearl Jam, Academy Award-winning actor and Thirty Seconds to Mars frontman Jared Leto, Stone Temple Pilots, Stephan Jenkins of Third Eye Blind and more.
After Chester Bennington died in 2017 from suicide, his bandmate, Mike Shinoda, released his first solo album, Post Traumatic, about his journey out of grief and darkness. He told Billboard, “In most parts of the world, suicide claims more lives than war, murder, and natural disasters combined. I hope that sharing my personal story, in music and conversation, helps open up the door to new discussions and awareness about mental health.”
Last year, the broadcast featured Halsey, Logic, and Metallica. The iconic rock band said, “Talking about it is the most important thing.” Bassist Robert Trujillo reminded fans, “It’s not a sign of weakness to see a doctor when you are depressed.”
The special will be hosted by Seattle KISW-FM personality BJ Shea and, feature clinical psychologist and NowMattersNow.org CEO Dr. Ursula Whiteside as well as co-founder and executive director of Concussion Legacy Foundation, Dr. Chris Nowinksi. For more information about the I’m Listening campaign, visit their website here. If you or someone you know is going through a crisis, call the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline at 1-800-273-TALK (8255) or contact the Crisis Text Line by texting TALK to 741-741.
Five years after their last LP, Thirty Seconds to Mars have released their fifth studio album, America. The rock band has teamed up with a variety of big names to round out the album, and fans will find production credits from Zedd, Yellow Claw and KillaGraham on the LP.
At the beginning of 2018, Thirty Seconds to Mars released “Dangerous Night” — a track written by Jared Leto and Stevie Aiello and produced by Zedd. KillaGraham lends a production hand in the album’s third track,”Rescue Me,” and Yellow Claw worked with Leto on “Hail to the Victor.”
This isn’t the first time Thirty Seconds to Mars has stepped into the electronic music realm.
“We’ve been exploring electronic music from our very first album, so this isn’t something new for us,” Leto told USA Today. “But we break some rules as well for ourselves and tread upon new ground, which is exciting.”
Just days after the release of his collaboration with Krewella, R3HAB has released another huge track: a rework of Thirty Seconds to Mars‘ “Walk on Water.” The powerhouse producer has been on a roll lately, releasing his debut album in September and finishing up multiple originals and collaborations.
His remix of “Walk on Water” adds a dance music backbone to the original track, but doesn’t stray too far from the empowering rock song’s core. R3HAB lets lead vocalist Jared Leto‘s voice guide the track, adapting it just slightly to fit in with the producer’s discography. It’s a well-executed of an already brilliant song that will rouse fans of both dance and rock music.
We’ve unfortunately lost a lot of great musicians over the last few years, and movie star and Thirty Seconds To Mars leader Jared Leto decided to pay tribute to five of them by mashing their songs together in a medley for BBC Radio 1’s Live Lounge. Accompanied by a choir and acoustic guitar, Leto sings … More »