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From Twenty One Pilots to the Killers the 2021 Mad Cool Lineup Is Here

After being postponed in 2020, Madrid’s Mad Cool Festival will return with a killer lineup. Today a majority of the acts on the festival’s lineup were announced, giving fans something to seriously look forward to next year.
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Pearl Jam, Rascal Flatts, Wiz Khalifa, Green Day Among Artists Receiving Federal PPP Loans

Numerous high-profile bands and musicians were on the list of recipients of PPP loans receiving a minimum of $150,000. The Eagles, Guns N’ Roses, Pearl Jam, Green Day, Tim McGraw, Wiz Khalifa, and more received PPP loans.
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Indie Record Labels Received Millions in Federal Paycheck Protection Program Loans

With the music industry suffering tremendous disruption to its business, the funds help ensure these independent labels can continue to operate.
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Watch Zack de La Rocha Rock Out in Pre-Rage Against The Machine Band

A throwback clip of Rage Against The Machine frontman Zack De La Rocha’s old band Hard Stance has surfaced showing their 1990 appearance at Hollywood Live in Los Angeles, California – and it’s definitely not the Zack you’re used to.
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U.K. Music Venues Get Government Aid, Is the U.S. Next?

The U.K. music industry received a much needed boost as the government has announced a stimulus package of £1.57 billion ($1.96 billion USD) geared towards aiding those affected by the COVID-19 pandemic.
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Composer Ennio Morricone Dies at 91: A Look at His Impact Across Music

Morricone was one of the most prolific film score writers in the history of the industry having received six nominations for Best Original Score throughout his career. He won his first Academy Award in 2016 for his score to The Hateful Eight.
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9 of the Biggest Concerts in American History

From rock, to pop, to country, here are nine of the biggest concerts in American history. For this list, we’ll use ticketed concerts that featured one artist as the headlining act.
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RATM's Tom Morello and Imagine Dragons' Dan Reynolds Debut Protest Song 'Stand Up'

Rage Against the Machine guitarist Tom Morello and Imagine Dragons singer Dan Reynolds have teamed up with electronic producer The Bloody Beetroots and trans artist/activist Shea Diamond to unleash a new protest song titled “Stand Up.”
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Paul McCartney and More Seek to Protect the Live Music Industry With #LetTheMusicPlay Campaign

Over 1,500 artists are taking part in the UK’s #LetTheMusicPlay campaign demanding action from the government to help save the music industry.
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The 10 Best Selling Albums of 2020… So Far

As we step into the second half of 2020, let’s take a look at the best selling albums of the year. This list is comprised of traditional album sales in the United States.
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