The Weird Store — music

Spotify punishing artists who cozy up to Apple Music?

apple music news spotify

Spotify punishing artists who cozy up to Apple Music?

The rivalry between the subscription music giants may be turning bitter.  Spotify has been penalizing some artists who provide music exclusively to its main competitor, Apple Music, according to a Bloomberg report. Citing unnamed people familiar with the practices, the report said Spotify search results bury tunes by artists who give their material to Apple Music first. The company also warned acts it will exclude Apple-exclusive music from featured Spotify playlists once it's available to stream there, the report said.  A spokeswoman for Spotify said statements about burying search results are "unequivocally false." She didn't comment on playlist strategy.  High-profile exclusives have...

Read more →


Flea: Red Hot Chili Peppers Bassist Jams With Koko the Gorilla

animals cute music news

Flea: Red Hot Chili Peppers Bassist Jams With Koko the Gorilla

Flea: Red Hot Chili Peppers Bassist Jams With Koko the Gorilla  "This is just the greatest thing that could ever happen," Flea, 53, says in a video he posted after visiting Koko the Gorilla, 45, at the Gorilla Foundation in Woodside, Calif. Koko rocks a bass like it ain't no thingHelp support Koko & The Gorilla Foundation here: https://www.bonfirefunds.com/kokos-team

Read more →


Rock 'n' Roller Coaster Starring Aerosmith: Disney Reportedly Alters Gesture Made in Attraction's Video

music

Rock 'n' Roller Coaster Starring Aerosmith: Disney Reportedly Alters Gesture Made in Attraction's Video

Rock 'n' Roller Coaster Starring Aerosmith: Disney Reportedly Alters Gesture Made in Attraction's Video Disney’s Hollywood Studios just got a little more PC! Remember that weird thumb-to-ring-finger gesture that Steven Tyler would do during the pre-show video for Rock ‘N’ Roller Coaster? The one that could be mistaken for a “crude hand gesture” that bro-dudes used to do in the 90’s? Well, it looks like the folks at Disney have actually digitally removed the gesture 17 years later. In case some of you don’t remember, it looked like this: now it looks like this: Patrons waiting to ride the Disney's Hollywood...

Read more →


America's Got Talent' Singer Performs With Drowning Pool at Music Festival John Hetlinger, 82, appeared onstage with the band Friday.

funny heavy metal metal music

America's Got Talent' Singer Performs With Drowning Pool at Music Festival John Hetlinger, 82, appeared onstage with the band Friday.

‪#‎ChicagoOpenAir‬: 'America's Got Talent' Singer Performs With Drowning Pool at Music FestivalJohn Hetlinger, 82, appeared onstage with the band Friday. He sang the band's song, "Bodies," during his audition for the TV show. The festival runs July 15-17 at Toyota Park in Bridgeview, Ill.#ChicagoOpenAir ‪#‎DrowningPool‬ ‪#‎JohnHetlinger‬ ‪#‎metal‬ ‪#‎metalaf‬‪#‎badass‬ ‪#‎82yearold‬ ‪#‎brutal‬ ‪#‎metalcore‬ ‪#‎heavymetal‬ ‪#‎screamingvocals‬‪#‎festival‬ ‪#‎americasgottalent‬ ‪#‎oldguysrule‬ #ChicagoOpenAir   82-year-old John Hetlinger, who became a viral video sensation last month when he belted out the DROWNING POOL classic "Bodies" on the NBC series "America's Got Talent", joined the band on stage earlier today (Friday, July 15) to perform the song at the Chicago Open Air festival. Video footage of his appearance can be seen below. The Navy veteran and aerospace manager told KUSA that he was...

Read more →


50 Cent Gets Arrested for saying Curse words on stage

50 cent arrested cops dumb music

50 Cent Gets Arrested for saying Curse words on stage

Read more →