Steve Albini Wins World Series of Poker Event

Steve Albini won his first World Series of Poker tournament late Saturday night as the renowned producer and Big Black rocker finished first in the $1,500 Seven Card Stud event. The producer of albums like Nirvana’s In Utero and Pixies’ Surfer Rosa beat out 309 other players to win the $106,000 prize and a coveted […]

Beyonce, Jay-Z Drop New Album ‘Everything Is Love’ During OTRII Tour

BeyoncĂ© and Jay-Z have always beenexperts at holding onto secrets, and today they revealed two. The first is thatthey have released a new, nine-track collaborative album under the name theCarters, titled Everything Is This article originally appeared on www.rollingstone.com: Beyonce, Jay-Z Drop New Album ‘Everything Is Love’ During OTRII Tour

The Cramps Drummer Nick Knox Dead at 60

Nick Knox, longtime drummer for the influential psychobilly band the Cramps, died Friday at the age of 60. Fellow former members of the Cramps, including the band’s second drummer Miriam Linna and guitarist Kid Congo Powers confirmed Knox’s death on social media. No cause of death was provided. Born Nicholas Stephanoff, Knox served as drummer […]

Nine Inch Nails Bring Smoke, Refigured Classics to Vegas Residency

“We’re gonna do a mood shift,” Trent Reznor told the audience at Nine Inch Nails’ gig Friday night in Las Vegas. “Instead of some happy, upbeat songs,” he said, pausing dramatically for laughter, “we’re gonna switch it up and do something melancholy.” His band then cued up the cascading synths it used on a This […]