THE KNACK: "Frustrated."
NEW RELEASES: Paste will point you to The Hold Steady, Katy Kirby, Adeline Hotel, and more.
BILL'S INDIE BASEMENT has Tindersticks, Mogwai, The Fall, and more.
THE BLACK ROOTS OF ROCK & ROLL, Part 3. Death included.
FIRST AID KIT busted out a performance of Bette Midler's “The Rose” while sitting in as the house band for a Swedish game show.
MARGO PRICE joins LORETTA LYNN on a remake of Lynn's 1971 hit "One's On The Way."
THE HOLD STEADY's Craig Finn talks to American Songwriter.
HEARTY HAR: John Fogerty's Sons Debut a Neo-Psych Album and Video.
ARAB STRAP: The Aquarium Drunkard Interview.
AKRON/FAMILY's Miles Seaton dies at 41.
THE NUMBER ONES looks at Kim Wilde's blippy hi-NRG cover of the Supremes classic "You Keep Me Hangin' On."
WEEKEND BOX OFFICE? Croods: A New Age tops the chart for the 5th time out of 13 weeks with 1.7MM and may become the top-grossing movie of the pandemic. The Little Things places with 1.2MM on a 39 percent drop. Judas and the Black Messiah shows with 905K on a 55 percent drop.
KIM KARDASHIAN & KANYE WEST are getting divorced, after many rumors to this effect.
MEGXIT: The Duke and Duchess of Sussex have confirmed to Her Majesty The Queen that they will not be returning as working members of The Royal Family.
GOLDEN GLOBES voters in tumult: Members accuse Hollywood Foreign Press Assn. of self-dealing, ethical lapses. I'm shocked, shocked.
JAMES FRANCO reached a settlement with two former students who filed a lawsuit in 2019 accusing the actor and filmmaker of subjecting them to sexually exploitative auditions and film shoots at an acting and film school that he founded.
EDGAR WRIGHT is directing a "more faithful to Stephen Kin'gs book" remake of The Running Man.
CLORIS LEACHMAN died of a stroke, with COVID-19 as a factor.
CHINA's growing influence over Hollywood.
PUPPIES v ROOMBA: Who You Got?
A MAMA DUCK raises her babies in a pool.
THIS DOGGO is self-booping.
CAT & DOG, hiking together.