Paul McCartney has been teasing a new album on social media for the past couple weeks, with some fans believing a surprise drop was imminent. Instead, the former Beatle played a surprise show at Liverpool’s Philharmonic Pub, where he debuted a new song called “Come On To Me.” (This was the same day McCartney apparently … More »
Paul McCartney is apparently the latest celebrity to take part in Carpool Karaoke. As People and Metro report, the Beatle was seen shooting around Liverpool this past weekend with The Late Late Show host James Corden. They drove around the city to sights like Penny Lane and McCartney’s childhood home, took … More »
Austin City Limits is one massive annual event that every devout festival goer ought to check off their festival bucket list at least once. The two weekend Texas throw-down wrangles a staggering herd of talent year after year that brings the best of electronic, pop/rock, and hip-hop to Zilker Park, ACL’s host venue on the banks of the Colorado River with scenic skyline views of downtown Austin. Sitting atop this year’s festival billing is the legendary Paul McCartney, Metallica, Childish Gambino, Arctic Monkeys, Travis Scott, ODESZA, and The National.
Running from October 5–7 and October 12–14, ACL’s expansive 2018 lineup features over 140 live acts, providing a truly cross-genre, mega-festival experience. From Khalid and Shawn Mendez, to Deftones and St. Vincent, and Lily Allen, Børns, and Sylvan Esso in between, the C3 Presents-produced event delivers the full sonic spectrum to satisfy a range of musical tastes. With live performances by Marian Hill, Sophie Tucker, and synth pop rockers CHVRCHES, along with key electronic acts in Justice, Illenium, Rezz, San Holo, and Gryffin, Austin City Limits continues to be at the pinnacle of festival curation.
Tickets are now on sale for both weekends here.
Featured image courtesy of ACL.
Today marks the 50th anniversary of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.’s assassination. To honor his memory and his work, which is still as relevant as ever, Stevie Wonder has assembled a mind-bogglingly vast lineup of musicians, celebrities, and public figures to share their hopes for the future in a video entitled “The Dream Still Lives.” … More »
Soooo, all you readers out there are familiar with those “funny news stories” we do at TMT wherein we take some musician who’s obviously, unequivocally, patently VERY FAMOUS and write about them as if they were totally obscure, right???
This isn’t one of those stories.
Sir Paul The Fuck McCartney just announced that he’ll be reissuing the following records this May 18 (on single CD digipak, 180-gram black vinyl single LP, and limited edition 180-gram colored vinyl editions) via his own giant-ass MPL Communications company and also-giant-ass Capitol Records:
Click those links and GO GET THEM IF YOU WANT THEM, middle-class consumers. (I mean, you probably dig at least one of those albums, right?)
Look, here’s a second photo of them (it’s from Getty Images and cost us $400):
Okay, okay. Now — on to what you all came to TMT for: several bootleg-quality, Simpsons-related video clips:
Last month, Mac DeMarco shipped a vinyl to his fan club members featuring a cover of Paul McCartney’s eternal classic “Wonderful Christmastime,” and now DeMarco has shared his cover with everyone in celebration of the holidays. The cover art is an absurd drawing of DeMarco and McCartney’s bodies melting together into a blob on … More »
The New York trial of three South American soccer officials has taken another strange twist with surprise testimony by pop star Kevin Jonas. The former member of the Jonas Brothers turned up in the courtroom Thursday to bolster testimony that one of the defendants had been bribed with tickets to a Paul McCartney … More »
Antoine “Fats” Domino, who passed away a bit over a week ago at the age of 89, was a rock ‘n’ roll pioneer and a major star who nonetheless never really scanned as a rock ‘n’ roll star. As a Black man whose renown coincided with the civil rights struggles of the ’50s and … More »
Last night, Paul McCartney played the first of two nights at Madison Square Garden. During the encore, he brought out Bruce Springsteen to perform the Beatles’ “I Saw Her Standing There,” which they’ve played live together before. They did the song not once but twice in a row. For their first rendition, Steven … More »
Although fans may still be disappointed that Daft Punk never announced another tour for the decade, Alive 2017, at least fans can still sleep well at night knowing that both robots have been integral members in the music industry. Their collaborations with The Weeknd, “Starboy” and “Feel It Coming,” were both huge hits, and Daft
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