The singer of a KISS cover band caught on fire in the middle of a show and kept playing

That’s not actually Paul Stanley; it’s Bobby Jensen playing the part of the Starchild in the Minneapolis-based classic rock tribute band Hairball in concert. But either way, it’s still pretty badass (at least until you remember the tragic Great White fire of 2003, and start to wonder why the hell there weren’t more contingencies in place […]

Brandi Carlile Tapped as Record Store Day 2020 Ambassador

Record Store Day revealed that singer-songwriter Brandi Carlile is this year’s ambassador for the annual celebration. Carlile announced her role in the event via video from her attic recording studio in Seattle alongside her longtime collaborators, Phil and Tim Hanseroth. “We’ve been making the physical manifestation of independent-minded music for over two decades in… Source: https://www.spin.com/2020/02/brandi-carlile-tapped-as-record-store-day-2020-ambassador/ […]

Jason Momoa looks the part in new Ozzy Osbourne teaser video

When you see a tall, hooded figure walking towards a microphone in an Ozzy Osbourne teaser video, you could probably be forgiven for thinking Osbourne himself was lurking under the hood. Not this time, though. In the one-minute teaser above for Osbourne’s new track “Scary Little Green Men,” the person yelling at the camera is […]

Neil Young eviscerates Donald Trump in searing open letter: 'You are a disgrace to my country'

Musician is a naturalised US citizen Source: https://www.independent.co.uk/arts-entertainment/music/news/neil-young-donald-trump-letter-read-us-citizenship-a9345316.html Indie Brew found this story and shared it with you. The Article Was Written/Published By: Clémence Michallon

The National, Kurt Vile Contribute To Australia Bushfire Benefit Comp

The Australian bushfire crisis has been devastating, leaving the kind of damage that a lot of people will have to step in and help fix. Benefits and fundraisers have already been going on, with plenty of musicians rallying for the cause when appropriate. There have been concerts and calls for relief donations, and now there’s […]

Kizito Mihigo death: Popular Rwandan musician found dead in police cell

Kizito Mihigo had been detained for illegally trying to leave country, according to authorities Source: https://www.independent.co.uk/news/world/africa/kizito-mihigo-death-rwanda-police-cell-suicide-a9340041.html Indie Brew found this story and shared it with you. The Article Was Written/Published By: Zoe Tidman

Emerson, Lake & Palmer’s “Karn Evil 9″ Is Being Turned Into A Sci-Fi Movie

“Karn Evil 9,” the multi-part centerpiece of Emerson, Lake & Palmer’s 1973 prog-rock album Brain Salad Surgery, is being turned into a sci-fi movie. Deadline reports that Radar Pictures has secured the rights to develop “Karn Evil 9” as a feature film from a screenplay adapted by New York Times bestselling Robopocalypse novelist … More […]

The 27-song playlist that Lou Reed made just before he died

The UK’s Far Out Magazine has posted the playlists of 27 songs that Lou Reed was listening to when he died in 2013 of liver disease. Reed continually kept his finger on the pulse of contemporary and popular music. Taking a hands-on approach to the developing technology around him, Reed controlled his own Spotify account […]

James Brown death: Prosecutor examining claims singer was murdered is considering 'full-scale investigation'

Investigators conducting interviews and exploring new evidence surrounding legendary singer’s death Source: https://www.independent.co.uk/news/world/americas/james-brown-murder-investigation-district-attorney-paul-howard-new-evidence-a9335971.html Indie Brew found this story and shared it with you. The Article Was Written/Published By: Chris Riotta