THE WEEKEND STARTS HERE:
... with GARAGE ROCK! It's the time of year when I bring out The Standells - "Dirty Water/ Why Pick On Me", but I couldn't stop there. Let's have a dozen Nuggets, like Music Machine - "Talk Talk"; Blues Magoos - "We Ain't Got Nothin' Yet"; The Knickerbockers - "Lies"; The Outsiders - "Time Won't Let Me"; Count Five - "Psychotic Reaction"; The Seeds - "Pushin' Too Hard"; 13th Floor Elevators - "You're Gonna Miss Me"; The Leaves - "Hey Joe"; Electric Prunes - "I Had Too Much To Dream Last Night," the Crazy World of Arthur Brown - "Fire" and The Nazz- "Open My Eyes."
EXITMUSIC advance streams The Recognitions.
ASHLEY MONROE advance streams Sparrow.
JOSHUA HEDLEY advance streams Mr. Jukebox.
THE HIRS COLLECTIVE advance streams Friends. Lovers. Favorites.
MEN WITHOUT HATS: You can dance if you want to.
DEAN WEEN talks to Aquarium Drunkard about chords, album sequencing, and more...
PRINCE delivered about 50 handwritten manuscript pages for his biography before his death... and we're likely to see them.
MANIC STEET PREACHERS Nicky Wire and James Dean Bradfield share their thoughts on nostalgia, Francis Bacon and why they considered splitting up.
COACHELLA is streaming live starting today.
NOW SHOWING:This weekend's wide releases include Rampage, which is currently scoring 49 percent on the ol'Tomatometer; Truth Or Dare, which is scoring 24 percent; and Sgt. Stubby: An American Hero, scoring 86 percent. Wes Anderson's Isle of Dogs finally expands wide, scoring 91 percent.
MARK HAMILL talks about how Carrie Fisher's death has tarnished his ability to enjoy more Star Wars.
JOHN KRASINSKI has found his follow-up to A Quiet Place, the surprise hit he directed and stars in with his wife, Emily Blunt.
BRAD PITT: These pieces in People and US Weekly suggest he's much more interested in Angelina Jolie in generating good pub for himself.
KHLOE KARDASHIAN has given birth to her first kid.
REBEL WILSON is expected to have most of her legal costs reimbursed by Bauer Media after being awarded a record-breaking amount of money in damages in a defamation case against the media giant last year.
MAD ABOUT YOU: Paul Reiser and Helen Hunt have signed contracts to reprise their roles, according to Entertainment Weekly.
NETFLIX won't be going to Cannes this year; the festival sent a clear message with a new rule that bans any films without theatrical distribution in France from playing in competition.
A BABY RHINO too little to join the others befriends a goat.
A TIGER RUNNING AMOK IN MANHATTAN is really a raccoon, and who hasn't made that mistake before?
MORE THAN 100 DEAD GEESE plunge from the sky.
LIVE TURKEYS may no longer be dropped over Little Rock. Pour one out for Les Nessman.