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Henry Rollins Apologizes for Robin Williams Criticism

Earlier this week, Henry Rollins wrote a column for L.A. Weekly criticizing Robin Williams over his suicide. Last night, he posted a note to his website apologizing which called the anger in his article “off the scale and in my opinion, well placed,” before adding “I am deeply sorry. “Down to my marrow. I can’t think that […]

J. Cole Shares Heartfelt Letter About ‘The Warm Up’ Turning Five, “Lights Please” Music Video, Tour Dates

This year is the five-year mark since North Carolina rapper J. Cole‘s breakthrough mixtape The Warm Up dropped. He’s escalated quickly in fame since then, working alongside modern greats like Eminem, Justin Timberlake, and Kendrick Lamar. To honor the anniversary of that release, J. Cole stopped by Sway last weekend to shoot a 30-minute special of […]

Steve Klein Is No Longer A Member Of New Found Glory

The pop punk world is confused and a bit sad today following the announcement that longtime guitarist Steve Klein is no longer a member of New Found Glory. Taking to Facebook late Wednesday night, the remaining members of New Found Glory informed fans about Klein’s departure via open letter. The group cited growing differences between […]

Amanda Palmer Writes a Letter In Response to Sinead O’Connor (In Response to Miley Cyrus)

Yesterday we saw iconic musician Sinead O’Connor write a letter to Miley Cyrus (and then ANOTHER letter) that got a lot of buzz (which you can read here). Now Amanda Palmer has written a response letter to O’Connor, showing gratitude and, of course, disagreeing to some extent. “Do I want a whole generation of teenagers looking […]

Gerard Way Speaks On MCR’s Breakup

Gerard Way took to the internet to write a very lengthy post on My Chemical Romance and their recent announcement to break up. I recommend that you sit down and read this as it might take a little while to get through but it’s worth your time if you are a fan of MCR. Even […]

SpaceGhostPurrp Quits The Rap Game, Writes Letter To Fans

In 2011, up and coming artist SpaceGhostPurrp received a gigantic bump of free publicity when he teamed with A$AP Rocky on his now legendary debut mixtape. The hype surrounding Rocky eventually became so great that those around him became contenders for mainstream attention, and slowly the name of SpaceGhostPurrp began to make its way across […]

He Is We Announce New Vocalist, Comment On Rachel Taylor’s Departure

He Is We have announced Stevie Scott as the full time replacement for former vocalist Rachel Taylor. In a letter released to fans and press, Scott and guitarist/songwriter Trevor Kelly commented on He Is We’s recent changes: “Rachel is hands down one of the most talented individuals I know and have ever had the pleasure […]

Axl Rose Writes Letter To Cleveland, Fans

Axl Rose took to social media this evening to address his fans directly in regards to his recent absence from Guns N’ Roses induction to the Rock And Roll Hall of Fame. To be clear up front (as it will be addressed below), the following message was sent directly from Rose to his fans. This […]

REST IN PEACE: The Paper Melody

Pop rock trio The Paper Melody have announced they are breaking up. The band broke news of their split earlier today on their official Facebook. In a statement to fans, the band wrote: Dearest Fans, To our supporters from Day 1 all the way up to present, We want to say thank you from the […]

Black Sabbath Drummer Vents Frustration, Considers Quitting Reunion

The return of Black Sabbath may have hit a speed bump before it even begins. Being adult as ever, Sabbath drummer Bill Ward recently posted an open letter to fans on his official website voicing concerns over the planned 2012 reunion album and tour. The message reads: “At this time, I would love nothing more […]

Melissa Brock Leaves Superchick, Releases Statement

Superchick rhythm guitarist Melissa Brock has left announced her departure from the band. Following 13 years of effort spreading Superchick around the globe, Melissa broke the new of her decision to leave via the group’s facebook. In an open letter to fans, Brock wrote: So 13 yrs ago Max shared a vision with me called […]

R.I.P. Amely (2008-2011)

Fearless Records’ Amely have announced they are breaking up after three years of climbing the pop rock ranks. The group broke the news directly to fans earlier this evening on their official Facebook page with a letter and farewell video. The message read: Dear friends, family, and dearest fans, We regret the news that many […]