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Album Review: Smoking Popes “This Is Only A Test”

The Smoking Popes are back with their latest release This is Only A Test and it’s a nostalgic look back on their discography full of love, teenage angst, and being in a punk band.

Caspermask covers The Millionaires

Indie duo Caspermask takes on the Millionaire’s track “Party Like a Millionaire”, check it out after the jump!

Ben Nichols vinyl to be released soon

Lucero frontman Ben Nichols will soon be releasing 2008 full-length The Last Pale Light in the West according to a photo blogged by Against Me! frontman Tom Gabel.

Paul McCartney remembers bandmate

Former Beatles front-man Paul McCartney took a moment to remember dear friend and band-mate John Lennon last night after an interview with Jimmy Kimmel by performing his song “Here Today”, check it out after the jump.

Deerhunter do Conan

Deerhunter have made it to basic cable. Watch them perform “Helicopter” from their latest album Halcyon Digest on last night’s “Conan” after the jump.

Agnostic Front title new album

Vocalist Roger Miret of New York hardcore veterans Agnostic Front has revealed the title to the band’s upcoming album. The 14 track follow up to 2007’s Warriors will be titled My Life, My Way. Check out the details here!

Gorillaz cover The XX for BBC Radio 1

The Gorillaz took their music from behind the screen and out to the BBC Radio 1 studios to record a haunting cover of The XX’s famous single “Crystalized”. Check out the performance after the jump.

Fake Problems release video for “Soulless”

Fake Problems have posted their new video for “Soulless.” It’s the latest single from the band’s album Real Ghosts Caught on Tape. Check out the video here.

Robyn covers Prince

Robyn takes on Prince’s legendary “When Doves Cry” in one take straight onto vinyl at Metropolis Studios. Check out the video after the jump

Bruce Springsteen covers Willow Smith on Fallon

Bruce Springsteen took over “Late Night With Jimmy Fallon” last night, as the only guest for the entire show. He also chatted with the host and performed Willow Smith’s “Whip My Hair” with Fallon, who did an amazing Neil Young impression. Check out the clip here!

New Video: Cage The Elephant “Shake Me Down”

Kentucky’s finest export since Bourbon Whiskey, Cage The Elephant, have posted a brand new video for their single “Shake Me Down”. Check it out after the jump.

The Beatles finally arrive on iTunes

The Beatles have long been a holdout in the digital music realm. Until now. This morning, Apple revealed that, finally, the Beatles’ entire catalog is now available to download on iTunes. More details after the jump.