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Beastie Boys sue Chili’s parent company for unauthorized use of “Sabotage”
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Beastie Boys have filed a lawsuit against Brinker International, the parent company of the Chili’s restaurant chain, for allegedly using their hit song “Sabotage” without permission and featuring characters that resemble the band members from the song’s famous music video. The s...
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Beck and Orville Peck team up for new duet, “Death Valley High”
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Beck has teamed up with Canadian alternative-country crooner Orville Peck for their new duet, “Death Valley High”. The song appears on Orville Peck’s forthcoming new album Stampede which also features duets with Willie Nelson, Elton John, Kylie Minogue, and Diplo.
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Simple Plan cover “Can You Feel The Love Tonight” for new Disney pop-punk covers compilation
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Simple Plan have released their cover of “Can You Feel The Love Tonight” to celebrate both the 30th anniversary of The Lion King and Disney’s new pop-punk and alternative rock covers compilation, A Whole New Sound. “We grew up watching Disney movies with our families and now we ...
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The Killers pause London concert to watch England win Euro semi-final
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The Killers paused their show on Wednesday night in London to allow the crowd to watch England defeat the Netherlands and qualify for the Euro 2024 Final. After performing ten songs, the band halted the show to stream the final four minutes of the soccer match on a giant screen. As England won, r...
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Nirvana and Marc Jacobs settle lawsuit over smiley face logo
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Nirvana and Marc Jacobs have agreed to settle their lawsuit over the fashion brand’s use of the band’s iconic smiley face logo. In 2018, Nirvana filed a lawsuit against Marc Jacobs International following the release of the “Redux Grunge” collection, which featured a shirt...
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Former Red Hot Chili Peppers guitarist Josh Klinghoffer sued for wrongful death
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Josh Klinghoffer, former Red Hot Chili Peppers guitarist and current Pearl Jam touring member, has been sued for wrongful death and negligence after he ran over a pedestrian in Los Angeles in March. Klinghoffer was behind the wheel of his GMC Yukon on March 18 when he turned left at a crosswalk i...
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Eminem shares tracklist for “The Death Of Slim Shady (Coup De Grâce)”
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Eminem has revealed the tracklist for his upcoming album, The Death Of Slim Shady (Coup De Grâce). The rapper unveiled the tracklist on Wednesday two days before the album’s release. On Tuesday, Eminem shared the album’s artwork featuring Slim Shady’s head popping out of a body ...
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The Killers receive two Guinness World Records for “Mr. Brightside”
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The Killers have received not one, but TWO Guinness World Records for their smash hit “Mr. Brightside”. The Killers say they’ll never get sick of performing “Mr Brightside” after accepting Guinness World Records certificates for the song’s two epic music record...
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John Krasinski Shakes It Off To Taylor Swift Song In New Rogers Commercial
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Photo: John Krasinski ‘Shakes It Off’ to Taylor Swift song in new Rogers ad shot on Lake Simcoe (Credit: Rogers Communications Inc.)   In case you missed it, Rogers launched a new TV commercial today with A-list actor John Krasinski (Jack Ryan, The Office) shaking it off to Taylor Swift as h...
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John Krasinski Shakes It Off To Taylor Swift Song In New Rogers Commercial
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Photo credit: John Krasinski ‘Shakes It Off’ to Taylor Swift song in new Rogers ad shot on Lake Simcoe   Rogers introduced today a new brand platform that focuses on the investments it’s making to bring Canadians the best communications and entertainment experiences from around the world. Th...
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