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Listen To Miley Cyrus’ Strange New Album, ‘Miley Cyrus & Her Dead Petz’

Unless you made an excellent decision by entirely avoiding the internet during last night’s MTV Video Music Awards, you probably already know that Miley Cyrus hosted the train-wreck affair. You also probably know that she took every opportunity to remind the crowd that she’s a hip youngster who partakes in smoking the pot, and she closed out the night by […]

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Summerfest Unveils Monstrous 2015 Lineup

Summerfest, a.k.a. America’s largest music festival, is set to return to Milwaukee’s Henry Maier Festival Park this coming summer, and earlier today, “The Big Gig” unveiled a monster lineup that features over 90 diverse headlining acts. Though more artists will likely be added to the bill, presently it seems that Kendrick Lamar, Kings of Leon, Zac […]

I Didn’t Ask For This: Watch The Flaming Lips And Miley Cyrus Cover The Beatles’ “A Day In The Life”

Last night on Conan, The Flaming Lips joined Miley Cyrus for a performance of The Beatles’ “A Day In The Life.” I won’t pretend that this is a shocking performance – take a look at that headline again and ask yourself exactly what you would expect from this kind of collaboration. Things are surprisingly tame until […]

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Wayne Coyne and Miley Cyrus Filmed a Weird NSFW Video With Moby

At this point, it’s amazing if there’s a person out there who doesn’t feel uncomfortable about the friendship between Miley Cyrus and The Flaming Lips’ frontman Wayne Coyne. They draw each other’s blood! They sing together in a hailstorm of bras! They get matching chest tattoos of her dead dog! And now, in their latest installment of “uhhh…” […]

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WEEKLY WAX: Vinyl Releases For The Week Of 5/18-5/24

Welcome to this week’s edition of Weekly Wax! The last seven days have been dominated by pre-orders for new albums from some of our favorite artists. Braid, Every Time I Die, and Handguns all started selling their latest releases this week, to name a few. Although it didn’t get as much attention as it deserved […]

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Watch Miley Cyrus Cover The Smiths’ “There Is A Light That Never Goes Out”

Miley Cyrus has been making headlines on her ‘Bangerz’ tour for all sorts of reasons: getting pelted with bras, crying over her dead dog, singing with The Flaming Lips’ Wayne Coyne, and, thankfully, a slew of classic covers. Joining the list of songs she’s performed live on this round is now The Smiths‘ staple “There […]

The Flaming Lips’ Drummer Kliph Scurlock Leaves Band

As reported by Pitchfork, The Flaming Lips may have just parted with their long-term drummer Kliph Scurlock. Scurlock joined the band back in 2002 but, according to The Future Heart, he was recently not involved in the band’s Buku Music Project performance on March 22. Cue the online rumors saying that he’s left the group […]

The Flaming Lips To Record ‘Sgt. Pepper’s’ Cover Record With Miley Cyrus, MGMT

When it comes to The Flaming Lips, nothing’s shocking. It’s been speculated for a few days, but the band have confirmed that they’re working on a tribute album to The Beatles’ magnum opus, Sgt. Pepper’s Loney Hearts Club Band with a little help from their friends. Flaming Lips frontman Wayne Coyne posted an Instagram photo […]

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Watch The Flaming Lips and Miley Cyrus Play “Yoshimi” Together and Get Hit With Bras

A few days ago The Flaming Lips joined Miley Cyrus onstage in Los Angeles. Thursday night they reunited again, this time at the Tulsa stop of her Bangerz tour to perform “Yoshimi Battles the Pink Robots (Part 1)” together. According to the Future Heart, they played the song back-to-back while Wayne Coyne held balloons that spelled out “FUCK […]

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Broken Bells, Sting, And More Pay Tribute To The Beatles’ First US Performance

This coming Sunday (February 9) marks the 50th anniversary of The Beatles’ legendary debut performance on The Ed Sullivan Show. In honor of the Fab Four, David Letterman, who currently calls the Ed Sullivan Theater home, will be showcasing Beatles-inspired performances throughout the week. Thus far, Broken Bells joined forces with Ringo Starr to sing […]

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The Flaming Lips’ Wayne Coyne Touring Record Stores With Life-Size Chocolate Skulls Holding Debut EP

It’s quite difficult to hear news from The Flaming Lips and be surprised that you’re surprised. Frontman Wayne Coyne is heading out to hit up record stores in America this month for a meet-and-greet where he can sign copies of The Flaming Lips’ ridiculous new release: a chocolate skull containing the reissue of the band’s […]

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The Flaming Lips, New Fumes, And An Uncredited Ke$ha Cover The Stone Roses

Though one Flaming Lips-led collaborative album may have been tragically torpedoed, another still lives. The Flaming Lips’ LP-length cover of The Stone Roses’ debut album still lives and was released on Black Friday. Record Store Day is so much more than just a single day of shopping now. The album, titled The Time Has Come To […]