Trent Reznor sure is a happy guy these days. In a recent interview in The Fader, Reznor is even shown as chipper when facing a root canal. Reznor's apparent changed mood is so interesting because he has faced his demons so publicly in his music. Reznor today is sober. His first Nine Inch Nails albu ... More >>
Next to "baby," "love," "yeah, "ooh," and "hey," the word "fuck" might be the most ubiquitous word in the history of pop. People love to curse in their songs. It's given us hundreds of memorable hooks, and hours of litigation. It's forced countless middle-schoolers to play Dookie through headphones, ... More >>
This Sunday, the MTV Video Music Awards come to Brooklyn and are sure to make us LOL, say "OMG," and definitely go WTF!?!?! To celebrate, we've compiled a list of the 10 most WTF moments in VMA history. See also: Your Guide to the 2013 MTV Video Music Awards
By Gabriel San Roman Ten years ago this week, "Shock and Awe" airstrikes by U.S. forces in Iraq marked the onset of another invasion of that country. President George W. Bush led a so-called "Coalition of the Willing" mocked by anti-war activists as a "coalition of the shilling" into hostilities un ... More >>
No, pigs are not flying - this story is just too ironically hilarious to not report on.Ever hear of Rage Against the Machine? We're sure you have: the band formed in the late 1980s and grew to fame throughout the Clinton years, as a response to Generation X's tendency to corporatize and globalize se ... More >>
Grunge days, revisited
And how can we finally secure our border with Mexico?
We need more of Zack's music, fewer Wikipedia scholars
F2K is a countdown of the 50 worst songs of the decade. Track our progress here. Everyone in our generation will never forget where they were when they heard about the greatest tragedy to ever occur on American soil: The Beastie Boys forgot how to rap.
Trent Reznor embraces populism, and another great NIN remix album is born
You wanted the best you got the best: Legends of Rock
A rap-nostalgia bonanza feels like a rock show and sounds like a resurrection
In the run-up to the invasion of Iraq, there was no shortage of protest songs that sought to steer the nation off a post-9/11 collision course with a country that had nothing to do with the attack. The Beastie Boys, Cat Power, Thurston Moore, John Mellencamp, R.E.M. and Zach De La Rocha were among t ... More >>
Algerian rebel gets tougher; King of Rai purrs for the wine
Rock and roll could never hip hop like this and vice-versa et cetera, part 400something