Tag Archives: Music

Metallica Donates Swede Polar Music Prize to Three Charities

Metallica, the recipients of the 2018 Polar Music Prize alongside Afghan National Institute of Music (ANIM) founder Dr. Ahmad Sarmast, decided to donate their award money of one million Swedish Kroner (roughly $ 130,000) to three charities. As Billboard first reported, the band is donating 50% of its prize money to the Stockholm City Mission to support the homeless; 25% to ...

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Pitchfork Music Festival 2018 Set Times Revealed

This year’s Pitchfork Music Festival is coming up fast! It happens in Chicago’s Union Park from July 20-22 with headlining performances from Tame Impala on Friday, Fleet Foxes on Saturday, and Ms. Lauryn Hill performing her 1998 classic The Miseducation of Lauryn Hill in its entirety on Sunday. Rounding out the lineup are Courtney Barnett, the War on Drugs, Chaka ...

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London Rap Group Banned From Making Music Without Police Permission

In an unprecedented court order, the west London drill group 1011 are now banned from recording or performing music without first receiving police permission, as the Guardian reports. In a ruling handed down yesterday at Kingston Crown Court, the group’s five members must get authorization from London’s police headquarters Scotland Yard for the next three years. The group has also ...

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