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Here's How Music Producer Michael Beinhorn (Soundgarden, Marilyn Manson, Hole, Red Hot Chili Peppers, Korn, Ozzy) Helped Weezer with Pre-Production on Band's Latest Album

Renowned music producer Michael Beinhorn has had a legendary career working with superstar acts such as Soundgarden, Korn, Marilyn Manson, Hole, Red Hot Chili Peppers, Ozzy Osbourne, Herbie Hancock and many more. His recordings have achieved combined worldwide sales of more than 45 million albums, and he is one of only a handful of producers to have two separate recordings debut on Billboard’s Top Ten in the same week, with Marilyn Manson’s “Mechanical Animals” (#1) and Hole’s “Celebrity Skin”(#9) which also earned him a 1998 Grammy nomination for Producer of the Year.

In recent years, Beinhorn has turned his attention to the concerns facing today’s artists and producers attempting to maintain their creative ethics and focus on the recording process.

His latest venture focuses on the art of pre-production, where he works closely with clients on such facets of the recording process as song selection, song repair, song arrangement/orchestration, project overview and more.

In talking ab…

Jay-Z's 'ROC NATION' Label Helps Get Legal Case Against 11-Year-Old Dismissed

Just last month, 11-year-old sixth grader Jabari Tabot was arrested out of his classroom after he wouldn’t stand for the pledge of allegiance. Tabot said he wouldn’t stand because “the flag was racist and the national anthem was offensive to black people.” The school’s resource officer arrested Tabot after the substitute teacher called authorities following a heated exchange.

The resource officer said Tabot had threatened the substitute and was being disruptive. The arrest became a national story both for its implications against free speech and its prominence within a trend of exaggerated acts of discipline against students of color. That’s when Jay-Z and his label, Roc Nation, became involved.

Roc Nation’s social justice arm, Team Roc, took on Tabot’s case. They deployed top lawyer Alex Spiro to lead the case, and on Tuesday, March 5, they succeeded in having the case dismissed. Team Roc took to Twitter to voice their support for Tabot, saying they stand with the student against “the…

There’s a ‘Game of Thrones’ Beer Coming Out Just in Time for Its Final Season

Cooperstown, New York-based brewery Ommegang is no stranger to launching frosty brews that might suit a White Walker. It has launched GoT faves such as a sour-blonde Queen of the Seven Kingdoms beer (in honor of Cersei Lannister), in addition to a Winter Is Here double white ale, a Bend the Knee golden ale, and a Fire and Blood red ale.

The beer comes in a sleek, tapered bottle somewhat similar to a wine bottle in profile. Dark glass adds to its mystery, and a golden script in the iconic “Game of Thrones” font sprawls across the body of the bottle. A cork (common to Champagne or sparkling wine bottles) keeps the drink fresh.
According to an Ommegang Instagram post, the new GoT beer will be available at the brewery March 8, 2019, and then “throughout the realm by the beginning of April.”

Report: Tupac’s Murder Suspect Orlando Anderson Was Outed To Police By His Own Aunt According To Former LAPD Detective

Tupac Shakur died on September 13, 1996, at the age of 25, six days after being gunned down in a drive-by shooting in Las Vegas. Yet over two decades later after the legendary rapper’s murder, we still don’t know who killed Tupac. Orlando Anderson is widely believed to be Tupac’s killer, but a new interview brings evidence against the Southside Crips gang member in the death of Shakur.

Greg Kading is a retired Los Angeles detective who also worked on a special task force that investigated the murders of rap stars Tupac and Biggie Smalls. After 22 years in the force, Kading retired from service in June of 2010. Since then he self-published the book Murder Rap: The Untold Story of the Biggie Smalls & Tupac Shakur Murder Investigations. There was also a MurderRap documentary that debuted in 2016. Kading was also a co-executive producer on the USA Network series Unsolved and was portrayed in the TV show. Kading recently did an interview with VladTV where he confirmed several informant…

Eddie Van Halen Introduces 1978 High Tops Commemorating Van Halen’s Iconic Debut Album

Eddie Van Halen store has released a commemorative shoe, the 1978 High Top, honoring the occasion ofEddie’s groundbreaking debut to the world stage with the release of the first Van Halen album, some 40 years ago. Adding to the growing collection of footwear offered by the EVH™ brand, the 1978 High Topsare a black and white classic high-top sneaker. The outer side features a live photo of Eddie Van Halenplaying guitar on the first world tour, and the inner side of the shoe has 1978 prominently displayed in a circular badge. The Eddie Van Halen logo appears on both the tongue of the shoe and on the back sole, and the back panel features his signature white with black striped pattern.
The 1978 High Tops and additional apparel/merchandise can be purchased at: http://www.EddieVanHalenStore.com

Drew & Ellie Holcomb Share Valentine's Day Playlist

Plenty of couples have “their” song. Nashville musicians Drew and Ellie Holcomb have a whole catalog. The couple met in Knoxville at the University of Tennessee, where their music—and their romance—took off in 2005.
Click to read the full piece & listen to Drew & Ellie Holcomb's Soundtrack for Southern Love!
A wedding, three children, dozens of albums, and countless tour dates later, both have formidable careers as solo artists, but they shine brightest together, performing with band Drew Holcomb & the Neighbors and scaling back to play as a duo, too. So we asked them to share some of their favorite love songs, and they built a playlist that includes legends like Dolly Parton and Al Green alongside newcomers like Kacey Musgraves and Jason Isbell.

Chance the Rapper Teases His ‘Coloring Book’ Follow-Up Is Coming In July

THERE’S A NEW CHANCE ALBUM COMING IN JULY. THE RAPPER HAS BEEN QUIET ON THE FULL-LENGTH ALBUM FRONT EVER SINCE HIS FULL-LENGTH DEBUT, COLORING BOOK, CAME OUT IN 2016. SINCE THAT RELEASE, HE’S ONLY DROPPED SINGLES AND COLLABORATIONS, WITH SONGS LIKE “MY OWN THING,” “WORK OUT” AND “THE MAN WHO HAS EVERYTHING” HITTING EARDRUMS AS RECENT AS LAST YEAR, AND THERE HAVE BEEN COLLABS WITH THE LIKES OF CARDI B AND LIN-MANUEL MIRANDA.CHANCE’S MANAGER ALSO CONFIRMED THE FORTHCOMING ALBUM, AND CHANCE HIMSELF FOLLOWED UP HIS TWEET WITH AN INSTAGRAM VIDEO.