Bassnectar Promises Free Celebratory Show After House Files Articles of Impeachment Against Trump

Bassnectar has never made his disdain for the Republican party or Donald Trump, in particular, much a secret. Back in 2017, he responded to an apparent assortment April Fools posts claiming fake show announcements, “All these April Fools announcements shows I’m playing are cute but not real. The only real …

REPORT: Juice WRLD Took “Unknown Pills“ Before Death, Drugs Found On His Private Jet

On Sunday, rapper Juice WRLD was pronounced dead at a hospital after suffering a seizure deboarding a plane at Chicago’s Midway Airport. He was 21 years old. Now, sources aboard the plane and from law enforcement tell TMZ that he took several “unknown pills” prior to the seizures. Juice’s history abuse …

Artists Are Pulling Their Music from Amazon To Fight ICE

Last month, digital rights group Fight for the Future declared success as they’d gathered 40+ major events to state they have no plans to use facial recognition technology on their guests. Now, the group has a new target: Amazon Music. An editorial published on Medium yesterday outlines the goals the campaign, called …

Joe Biden Comes Out As Only Major Democratic Candidate Against Legalization of Weed

Joe Biden has come out as the only leading 2020 Democrat to oppose federal legalization marijuana. Before fully legalizing, the former Vice President is calling for more research to determine whether marijuana is “a gateway drug” or not. Back in 2010, Biden firmly stated, “I still believe it’s a gateway …

Robbie Williams: "Everyone wants to do tropical house, I don't get it!"

English singer-songwriter, Robbie Williams has spoken out in a new interview with VICE, covering his thoughts on the media and the state of the music industry today. Read this next: 8 dance music genres you didn’t know existed Despite his trip into dance-pop with his third studio album, ‘Sing When …

Hundreds of Musicians Sign On To Boycott Amazon Over Their Support of ICE

Amazon, through its subsidiary Amazon Web Services (AWS), provides server space and infrastructure to thousands upon thousands organizations and corporations across the world. It’s an open platform, meaning anyone can use it, and Amazon can’t necessarily dictate who can and who can’t. One its users is Palantir, a data analytics company which …

Rave legend and Fantazia co-founder Gideon Dawson died from a drug overdose

The inquest into the death of Gideon Dawson has heard the legendary rave promoter died from health complications caused by taking a cocktail of drugs, including morphine he was prescribed after breaking multiple ribs. Dawson, who co-founded the Fantazia raves in the early 90s, was found dead aged 51 in …

REPORT: 130 People Pepper Sprayed During Martin Garrix Show In Amsterdam

A Martin Garrix show during Amsterdam Dance Event (ADE) was plagued once again by pepper spray. Last night, the superstar DJ/producer was performing at RAI Amsterdam when, about 20 minutes into his set, the lachrymatory spray filled the air. According to a report, 130 people were treated at the event after being …

Mondo.NYC is igniting engagement with the future of the music industry

The 4th annual Mondo.NYC, a global business summit and music festival, returns to New York this week, October 15-18. The gathering aims to foster discussion around the future of the music industry, examining business best practices, entertainment law and music licensing, as well as the technology driving listener engagement with …

Mondo.NYC is igniting engagement with the future of the music industry

The 4th annual Mondo.NYC, a global business summit and music festival, returns to New York this week, October 15-18. The gathering aims to foster discussion around the future of the music industry, examining business best practices, entertainment law and music licensing, as well as the technology driving listener engagement with …

Major Musicians Are Speaking Out Against Facial Recognition Tech At Festivals & You Should Too

Live Nation’s investment last year in Blink Identity, a tech company specializing in facial recognition, has spawned a new campaign in opposition to the use facial recognition tech at festivals and concerts. It was started by digital rights group Fight For The Future, and already has support from artists such as …

Justin Bieber Comes Clean On Instagram About Hardcore Drug Abuse & Childhood Fame

At 25, Justin Bieber has experienced (probably more than anyone else) the ups and downs fame. Now, he’s finally ready to open up. In the post below, the singer/songwriter details the ramifications his superstardom. From the failed relationships, to heavy drug use, to struggles with childhood fame — from the …

Activists To Protest Major Music Festival Over… Free Chicken Nuggets???

As part a promotional campaign at this year’s Reading music festival, going down this weekend, August 23-25, it was reported that McDonald’s would be giving away free chicken Mcnuggets. Awesome, right? Not to everyone. The Humane League, an international nonprit organization that works to end the abuse animals raised for food, …

Die Antwoord dropped from festivals following alleged homophobic hate crime

A video of Die Antwoord and members of their entourage attacking Hercules & Love Affair co-founder Andy Butler at Future Music Festival in Adelaide, Austraila, in 2012 has surfaced online. The video was captured by the South African rap group’’s former videographer Ben Crossman. It shows Die Antwoord member Ninja …

Study finds 1/5 of people who post online when they're high regret it later

A new study published in the journal Substance Abuse revealed what most of us already knew: posting on social media, texting and calling while on drugs is a bad idea. Conducted by the Center for Drug Use and HIV/HCV Research (CDUHR) at NYU College, the researchers surveyed 872 adults entering …

R. Kelly pleads not guilty to sex-crime charges in New York

Controversial artist R. Kelly pleaded not guilty in Brooklyn, New York on the morning of August 2 to five federal criminal charges brought against him. These charges include one count of racketeering and four counts of violating the Mann Act, which forbids interstate and foreign transportation of women and girls …

Multiple Injured & Hospitalized After Fan Hijacks ATV At Festival, Drives Into Crowd

Seven people were injured and four hospitalized when a man drove a stolen “side-by-side ATV” into the crowd at Curiosity Music Festival in British Columbia last weekend. According to the festival, on-site medical staff was treating a man in his 20s when he proceeded to assault the staff and hijacked their …

BREAKING: Moonboy Finally Speaks Out Responding To Sexual Abuse Allegations

Last week, allegations on Twitter arose accusing Moonboy multiple instances sexual misconduct, including sex with a minor and continuing to have sex with a partner after she fell asleep. In the wake these allegations, Moonboy’s management, Loko Entertainment, dropped him as a client. Since then, Moonboy has been silent on social …

Oakland is the second US city to decriminalize magic mushrooms

Following close behind Denver’s monumental decision in May, Oakland is now the second city in the US to vote to decriminalize psilocybin and all other “natural” sources of psychedelics. Oakland’s City Council’s public safety committee held its first public hearing on the resolution on May 28, and the measure passed …