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MTV's 'Real World' Is Coming To Facebook

Real World moved out of MTV for the last time in January of 2017, but the show has found a new home on Facebook. Wednesday the company behind the landmark reality series announced that the show will be back for an unbelievable 33rd season, streaming on Facebook Watch. The social site will offer a... Read More
Wilco performs onstage during day 2 of the 2013 Bonnaroo Music & Arts Festival

Wilco Is Selling An Axe... And A Box Set

Indie rock favorites Wilco are teaming up with the outdoor lifestyle brand Best Made to offer die-hard fans some unique and expensive collector’s items. Let’s start with the axe – not as in guitar – just an axe. They’re calling it the Gray Ghost , and only 15 of them will be made for a retail price... Read More
Florence Welch of Florence + The Machine

Florence + The Machine Deliver Stirring ‘Tiny Desk’ Concert

In a sharp contrast to commanding crowds filled with tens of thousands of fans, Florence Welch apologized for her nerves and shyness in an intimate concert for NPR. Florence + The Machine songs retain their grandeur even in the stripped-down setting of NPR’s Tiny Desk Concert Series. Opening with “... Read More

SPOTTED: Michael Myers Brings Terror to Chicago

If I was making my way to the Blue Line and I noticed Michael Myers lurking in a corner I would RUN in the opposite direction. Who wouldn't? Allied Chicago posted pictures of the masked murderer at prominent Chicago landmarks like the Chicago theatre, by the Chicago River, and blocking the entrance... Read More
Joan Jett, St. Vincent, Bonnie Raitt, Lita Ford, Nancy Wilson (clockwise from top left)

Fender Study Finds 50% Of New Guitarists Are Female

Joan Jett . Lita Ford . Nancy Wilson . Bonnie Raitt . St. Vincent . Female guitarists are considered a rarity, but that’s not reality anymore. A new study by Fender shows that women account for half of all beginning and aspiring guitar players. "Today's players have grown up in a different cultural... Read More

Fender Study Shows Half Of All New Guitar Players Are Women

A new study from Fender (via Rolling Stone ) shows that women account for 50 percent of all new and aspirational guitar players. The company conducted a survey of guitarists in the U.S. and U.K. and found the data to be consistent in both areas with women making up half of its customer base... Read More