Daily Top 5 News Countdown: Kanye West Chats ‘Breaking Bad’ With Famed Author + More
Music, like politics, is now subject to the dreaded 24-hour news cycle, and as such, it’s damn near impossible to keep abreast of the day’s myriad rock ‘n’ roll tidbits. But fear not: we’ve collected the top 5 items and ranked them in terms of newsworthiness. Scroll down to see our picks.
The sharp minds at Consequence of Sound take a look at 10 Albums Worthy of a Broadway Musical Adaptation. [Consequence of Sound]
Broken Bells (the Shins’ James Mercer and Danger Mouse) have revealed dates for a short North American tour starting in March. The duo will be releasing After the Disco, their sophomore album, on Jan. 14. [Pitchfork]
Heartland rocker Joe Grushecky has shared a previously unheard 1995 demo of a song he co-wrote with Bruce Springsteen called ‘Homestead’ featuring the Boss on vocals. [Consequence of Sound]
In a new interview, Melvins vocalist/guitarist Buzz Osbourne takes verbal jabs at two alt.rock icons: Kurt Cobain and Billy Corgan. [Loudwire]
Famed author Bret Easton Ellis (‘American Psycho’) scored Kanye West as a guest in the debut episode of his new podcast. ‘Breaking Bad’ and Kim Kardashian are among the many topics the two masterminds discuss during the interview. [Pitchfork]