They released the song on Spotify and iTunes without giving fans any prior notice that it was on the way. There is no word if the track will be part of their forthcoming album, which is expected to be released sometime this fall.
"Drag Me Down" is the first new music released by the group since the departure of Zayn Malik, who announced earlier this week that he signed a solo deal with RCA records. Stream the new track at Spotify here.
The track, "Wanna Know," produced by long-time Meek collaborator, Jahlil Beats, finds Meek rapping over numerous beats and includes snippets of what can only be called reference tracks of Quentin Miller ghostwriting for Drake. He also mentions the alleged Diddy confrontation with Drake early this year.
The response comes a few days after Drake released "Charged Up" and "Back to Back." Close to 30 minutes after Meek Mill finally released his Drake diss track, "Wanna Know," the Toronto rapper took to Instagram to respond. Drake uploaded a picture of himself laughing hilariously. See it here and check out the audio to the song here.
"Before I could gather my belongings from the usual array of trays I was approached by an 'airport security officer' who stopped me, crouched before me and groped my penis and testicles," Morrissey writes. "He quickly moved away as an older 'airport security officer' approached."
Coincidentally, Morrissey was being accompanied by two members of British Airways Special Services while traveling, who "were horrified at the sexual attack and suggested that I lodge a complaint."
In the post, Morrissey also describes the resulting confrontation between he and the security officer, before lamenting, in his mind, the futility of lodging an official complaint.
"Should you find yourself traveling through San Francisco International Airport, you should expect sexual abuse from the so-called 'security officers' who, we are unconvincingly warned, are acting only for our security," Morrissey wrote, signing off, "Do people have minds?" Read more here.
The bass-driven track recruits a punchy horn section and tight harmonies, and even gives a sure nod to his 1986 classic "Kiss." As Billboard suggests, the premiere of the song via Spotify may signify a new partnership with the streaming service.
That means his upcoming album with 3rdEyeGirl called HITNRUN (which will release this year), might just be available on the streaming platform. Check out the track here.
Trivium have been posting various skull-filled cryptic tweets over the past week and snow.trivium.org has set the rumor mill in motion with its eerie sound and skeletal face hidden in the snow.
And now the Bloodstock headliners have finally unleashed the new video and title track from the new album. Watch the new "Silence In The Snow" video here.
"The Foo Fighters are not in Romagna since 1997, it's time to get them back, but we need a crazy idea,"reads the description on Rockin' 1000's website. "We have to organize something that kicks ass worldwide and can be seen by Dave Grohl: We will ask one thousand rockers to play one of their songs, all together and at the same time."
Rockin' 1000 creator, Fabio Zaffagnini, was thrilled with the event as he made a plea to the Foo Fighters to come to Cesena. "Italy is a country where dreams cannot easily come true, but it's a land of passion and creativity," he said. "What we did here is a huge, huge miracle. I've been working on this project for a year waking up every morning thinking about how to make it real.
"One thousand rockers that came from all over the nation at their own expense, and they just did one song - your song. So our call is to ask you, the Foo Fighters, to come and play for us." Read more and check out video here.
Frontman Levi Benton spoke with Billboard about the new video and provided the following background information, "We got to film in an old run-down school that had a great dark vibe.
"The story for Deathless was to show that you can dream of something greater than where you are, and a peaceful place to reach for whether or not someone holds you back." Watch the video here.
What do those four numbers mean or come from? They are the first words that come out of the mouth of Fetty Wap on his hit single, "Trap Queen." That's also the name of Fetty Wap's crew and named after their favorite cognac liquor, Remy Martin 1738.
Mike Moustakas on a defensive play by Eric Hosmer: "Hoz picks that thing 17 out of 38 times." Check out some hilarious examples and a video which shows players like Lorenzo Cain using the 4 numbers here.
Martin will be accompanied by hip-hop artist Wisin and international pop duo, Ha*Ash (Hanna Nicole and Ashley Grace) on select dates. Martin's fans may know Wisin for his collaboration with Martin on the radio hit, 'Adrenalina.'
According to the promoter, completely the tour is "completely new and has been designed for a demanding public, with a great production, an incredible stage, elaborate choreography and the set-list includes both classic and new hits from his latest album "A Quien Queria Escuchar," the tenth studio album."
The tour includes 25 dates in the U.S. and Canada, ending October 25th at Amway Center in Orlando, FL. See the dates here.
'We couldn't recall a song-specific documentary short that really gave a feeling for how a song comes together," said Urban. 'We're usually filming anyway and the evolution of 'John Cougar, John Deere, John 3:16" really did happen in the studio, so we thought why not share some of the fun (and creative angst) that we usually have in the studio with our fans!"
Urban first played the new track at the 2015 CMT Music Awards. A decision he admits was risky, but paid off. 'It's always a roll of the dice playing a new song for a crowd that's never heard it, but this one, even with its fast-flowing lyricism, had an immediate response." Read more here.
Like Sacrifice, the album was produced by Andy Sneap at his Backstage Recording Studios in Derbyshire. "Andy has been in charge of everything with this album,' says singer Biff Byford. "I keep on overview of it all, but he's done a great job and we're both pleased with the results. We have a great partnership."
The song Battering Ram is about the fans who gather at the stage barriers at Saxon shows. "When I'm writing lyrics I like to switch back and forth between complex things, reality and rock'n'roll," says Byford. Watch the video here.
This is Tink's sixth mixtape and the follow up to Winter's Diary 2: Forever Yours that dropped back in January of 2014. Fans and media have already noted this release finds Tink singing more than on her previous tapes which may be clue to the direction of her forthcoming debut.
The Chicago rapper is currently signed to the Mosley Music Group, Timbalands' imprint at Epic Records. Her debut album Think Tink is scheduled to be released later this year.
Stream or download the mixtape here.
Brooks took a thirteen year break from touring, making his comeback concerts a huge deal to fans, causing tickets to sell out at record speed. The singer sells each ticket for roughly $67, so all fans can come and enjoy his show. In Buffalo, Omaha, and Sacramento he played six shows and is the only top-earning artist to play two shows in one day.
Moreover, the financial magazine calculates that Brooks brought in "the biggest single-year payday Forbes has ever recorded for a country act." See who else made the list here.
Listening to the track, dubbed "Why'd You Call?," it's easy to see why he'd associate it with the EDM extravaganza. While iLoveMakonnen and Ty Dolla $ign usually align themselves with a confessional take on R&B and hip-hop, here they're in full day glo mode, crooning atop Mustard's towering wobbles and drops.
Still, they keep the lyrics personal. Makonnen, who handles the chorus in a more gravelly voice than we're used to, wonders "If you've got other numbers down, why'd you call? If you've been seeing someone else, why'd you call? Just to play with my heart?" Listen to the track here.
Rolling Stone reports the pair shocked the crowd at the 450-seat club with their surprise appearance, joining the tribute act for 1987's "Where The Streets Have No Name" and "Out Of Control" from their 1980 debut, "Boy."
"It was unforgettable and just insane," says @U2 founder Matt McGee. "I was just numb. Tribute Edge was standing right behind Real Edge and Tribute Adam was standing right behind Real Adam. There was such joy in their faces. I'm almost in tears watching how happy they were."
"It was mind-boggling," McGee added on Thursday. "Our whole crew has been trading texts all morning saying, 'Did that really happen?'"
The guitarist and bassist's appearance came on a night off from their 8-show residency at Madison Square Garden on the "Innocence + Experience" tour. Check out videos of the jams here.
The promo was shot in May at the Fillmore in Detroit. Bassist Billy Gould said last month of fans' response to the album: "It's a relief - it's nice seeing something that gets received so well.
"I'm kind of wondering when the shoe's gonna drop and somebody's just gonna bash the sh*t out of this. Like, it's too good, the reaction." Watch the video here.
The song "Rock and Roll Today" is probably a track with the most Punk attitude that ever existed in the world of Russkaja. Between Balkan brass and hi-speed punk rock elements - this track is the right appetizer for our album "Peace, Love & Russian Roll".
The song is about that sometimes you just need to disappear from your daily life. Go somewhere, where you can dance your problems away. Realizing on the dance floor that there is no "real" music played, you shout out: DJ, blow me away, I need my Rock'n Roll today. A tribute to the energy of real music and Rock'n Roll.
We've created the video in a cartoon style and tell the story of the fight of real music, represented by Russkaja, against plastic music. The story plays in the space and its a fight of spaceships.
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