Halo 5: Guardians is almost out, and if you're like me, that approaching release is slowly starting to strum the strings of your nostalgia for the series en masse. If that's true, good news! Some enterprising person has exactly the thing to amplify that moment: a web page devoted entirely to looping the menu screens and accompanying music from any of the main Halo titles, including Halo: Combat Evolved, Halo 2, Halo 3, ODST (and the Mythic multiplayer disc that shipped with it), Halo: Reach and Halo 4. Meanwhile, ODST and Halo 4 offer very different, distinct takes on the Halo idea, and are absolutely worth a listen.
(Reuters) - Sony Corp is proceeding with a plan to sell its half of Sony/ATV Music Publishing, the world's largest music publisher, the Wall Street Journal reported. Sony, which owns the unit with Michael Jackson's estate, recently triggered a clause in its contract that allows one partner to buy out the other, the Wall Street Journal reported, citing people familiar with the matter. People in the music industry estimate Sony/ATV's value around $2 billion, the Journal said, adding that Sony hasn't put a price tag on its share yet.
Getting six players together to run a raid in Destiny can be a huge headache, but wrangling a half-dozen Guardians with the kind of killer choreography skills needed to pull off the above music video is ... well, almost unthinkable. YouTube group Husky Raid shows how it's done, all to the tune of Backstreet Boys' "Everybody (Backstreet's Back)," and the result is way better than expected.
TOPANGA, Calif. (AP) — Although he wrote the classic Americana songbook, it took John Fogerty more than 30 years to come to terms with the realization he really was one of rock music's fortunate sons.
Rap superstar Eminem will headline three Latin American editions of the Lollapalooza festival in 2016 after spending a year away from the stage. The top-selling rapper of all time will headline Lollapalooza on March 12-13 in Sao Paulo, March 18-19 in Buenos Aires and March 19-20 in Santiago, Chile. Announcing lineups on Tuesday, Lollapalooza said that the three Latin American festivals would also feature the English alternative rock acts Florence & the Machine and Mumford & Sons, California rap veteran Snoop Dogg, rising US blues rockers Alabama Shakes and Jack U, the duo of US DJs Skrillex and Diplo.
Are you ready to rawwwwwwwwk!?!?!?!? And pop some pills and scream and put on leather pants? HBO is, and has released the first real trailer for its upcoming rock-'n'-roll drama Vinyl from the Boardwalk Empire guys (Terrence Winter and someone named Martin Scorsese). The 1970s-set series stars Bobby Cannavale as an intense record executive who wants rock-and-roll to smash you in the face and knock out all your teeth, while disco and hip-hop increase in popularity. Have a look: Vinyl also stars Olivia Wilde, Ray Romano, and Max Casella, and you can expect a drop-in from guest star Andrew Dice Clay. Season 1 will be 10 episodes long and launch in January, probably paired with Girls and Togetherness on Sundays. Are you ready for Boardwalk Empire with guitars?