iTunes top Blues selections this week.

In 2019, when Boy George announced his biopic, he mentioned that he wanted Sophie Turner to play him. Now that biopic is becoming more of a reality. George's film now has a title —Karma Chameleon because of course — and finds the singer saying that "there are rumours of Keanu Reeves popping in," according to Deadline. …
Author: Katherine Turman
Posted: April 20, 2021, 5:23 pm
This year’s most dynamic black metal album is Spectral Lore’s Ετερόφωτος, which comes out Friday through I, Voidhanger Records. The sole province of Greek musician Ayloss, he weaves through a battery that sounds heroic and adventurous minus the arrogance, some of the most serene 2010s post-black metal more prevalent in his other work
Author: Andy O'Connor
Posted: April 20, 2021, 5:00 pm
It may have a beautiful name, but the Emerald Triangle — the tri-county region in Northern California known for producing an abundance of weed — can, at times, be an unsettling place. Away from the sparse mountain roads, the terrain is full of deep, dense forests — places where cell signals have no…
Author: Jolie Lash
Posted: April 20, 2021, 4:31 pm
For the stoner's holiday that is April 20, the Foo Fighters shared a trippy animated video for their tune "Chasing Birds." The clip sees Dave Grohl and company performing, while the singer/guitarist sees "trails" and meets a talking cactus in the clip's desert landscape. While the lyrics for "Chasing Birds" include "Chasing birds /…
Author: Katherine Turman
Posted: April 20, 2021, 3:36 pm
Gather round, my children, for a story of our Founding Fathers your teachers forgot to tell you.  You’ve heard of the Boston Tea Party, a late-18th Century protest carried out by a bunch of thoroughly pissed-off merchants and tradesmen, the likes of which has tea boxes embedded in Boston Harbor’s murky bottom to…
Author: Liza Lentini
Posted: April 20, 2021, 2:00 pm
After last night's episode of The Simpsons, Morrissey's official social media accounts put out a statement criticizing the show's depiction of the aging crooner and a parody version of The Smiths. As it turned out, the statement was from Morrissey's manager (which brought about another statement) and brought more attention to the legendary cartoon than it's…
Author: Josh Chesler
Posted: April 20, 2021, 1:30 am
Remember when albums were marketed on TV commercials? (For that matter, remember commercials?) Back in 2003, flipping through channels during a vacation with friends, I was physically startled by the sound of "Inertiatic ESP" — flailing distortion, glass-shatteringly high vocals, drums as mammoth as the Smoky Mountains outside the rec room window of our rental cabin.
Author: Ryan Reed
Posted: April 19, 2021, 5:42 pm
To celebrate the 20th anniversary of Full Collapse and 10th anniversary of No Devolución, Thursday has announced the third rendition of their ticketed livestreams. The appropriately titled Signals V3 - Full Devolución figures to follow in the traditions of Signals V1 and V2 (which collectively featured appearances from members of My Chemical Romance, Against Me!, Coheed and Cambria, Texas…
Author: Josh Chesler
Posted: April 19, 2021, 4:30 pm
Last night, The Simpsons aired an episode inspired by the Smiths. As you can imagine, it took some turns and Morrissey wasn't too pleased. In a post on his official Facebook page, the singer unleashed harsh criticisms at The Simpsons, following the beloved show's portrayal of him. "Poking fun at subjects is one thing. But when…
Author: Katherine Turman
Posted: April 19, 2021, 3:02 pm
David Shaw's self-titled solo debut album is due out May 7 (via Yokoko Records/C3 Records), but the Revivalists' frontman isn't done dropping new content in the buildup to it. Today, he gave SPIN a first look for the video for "Got Me Feeling Good," the single he put out alongside the album's release date announcement…
Author: Josh Chesler
Posted: April 19, 2021, 3:00 pm