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  1. Hollywood's 10 Highest Paid Actors All Made More Than the Highest Paid Actress

    08.22 / 19:36 exclaim.ca Exclaim.ca - Music
    Last week, Oscar winner Emma Stone made headlines for landing the top spot on Forbes' list of the highest-paid actresses of the past year, raking in an impressive $26 million USD between June 1, 2016 and June 1, 2017 — or at least the sum seemed impressive until the list of highest-paid actors was released today (August 22).   Mark Wahlberg ousted Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson for the top spot, making a cool $68 million in the last 12 months. Johnson, meanwhile, came in second wi…
  2. John Carpenter Revisits His Greatest Works with 'Anthology: Movie Themes 1974-1998'

    08.22 / 18:54 exclaim.ca Exclaim.ca - Music
    As originally seen on Exclaim.ca.Having explored plenty of Lost Themes over his last few releases, John Carpenter has now turned his attention to rerecording some of his greatest hits for a new release. Titled Anthology: Movie Themes 1974-1998, the album will arrive October 20 through Sacred Bones. The collection brings together 13 classic themes from Carpenter's career rerecorded with his son Cody Carpenter and godson Daniel Davies. The two had worked with the elder Carpenter on bot…
  3. Flying Lotus Plots Multimedia 3D Tour

    08.22 / 17:52 exclaim.ca Exclaim.ca - Music
    As originally seen on Exclaim.ca.Flying Lotus has promised that he has a full album on the way, with half of it featured in his new film Kuso. While we await the rest of the music, the ever ambitious artist has announced a unique North American tour. After debuting his 3D live show at the FYF Festival last year, FlyLo will now bring the multifaceted show on a massive North American tour. The run of shows kicks off with a duo of dates at Los Angeles' Hollywood Forever cemetery and i…
  4. Quicksand Release "Illuminant" off Their First New Album in 22 Years

    08.22 / 17:31 exclaim.ca Exclaim.ca - Music
    As originally seen on Exclaim.ca.After decades of silence, beloved post-hardcore NYC crew Quicksand have suddenly released their first new music since 1995. The song is called "Illuminant," and it marks the first single off their first new album 22 years. You can check it out for yourself now below. The sudden song reveal follows a teaser video released this week promising a new album called Interiors, which will arrive at some point in 2017 via Epitaph. At this point, though,…
  5. Tricky Plots North American Tour

    08.22 / 17:09 exclaim.ca Exclaim.ca - Music
    As originally seen on Exclaim.ca.After sharing the details on his 13th studio LP Ununiform last month, Tricky has now mapped out a North American tour behind the forthcoming disc. The trip-hop pioneer will travel through the United States and Canada for a total of 12 dates throughout the month of October. You can find the complete itinerary below. Tricky will travel to Canada for two dates early in the run. On October 6, he'll play Montreal's Théâtre Fairmount before playing To…
  6. Macklemore Announces Solo 'Gemini' LP

    08.22 / 17:09 exclaim.ca Exclaim.ca - Music
    As originally seen on Exclaim.ca.Having spent these past few years as a formal duo with producer Ryan Lewis, Macklemore is striking out solo for a new album this fall. Titled Gemini, the record arrives September 22 through Bendo LLC/ADA, marking Macklemore's first solo disc since 2005's The Language of My World. The rapper's previously released singles "Glorious" and "Marmalade" appear amongst the 16 included tracks. The album also sports a lengthy list of feature artists. Joining L…
  7. Dead Cross Cancel Show After Mike Patton Injured in Accident

    08.22 / 16:06 exclaim.ca Exclaim.ca - Music
    As originally seen on Exclaim.ca.Hardcore supergroup Dead Cross are currently on tour behind their self-titled debut, but they seem to be having a pretty rough go of it on the road. After recovering from a run-in with the cops last week, the band were forced to cancel a show yesterday (August 21) in Los Angeles.   Frontman (and Faith No More singer) Mike Patton was unable to perform due to an injury, apparently caused by a car accident. His bandmates Mike Crain and Dave Lombardo arrived …
  8. Lindstrøm Returns with 'It's Alright Between Us As It Is'

    08.22 / 15:44 exclaim.ca Exclaim.ca - Music
    Having delivered his Windings EP last summer, Lindstrøm has now lifted the curtain on his fifth solo album. Titled It's Alright Between Us As It Is, the Norwegian producer's latest arrives October 20 through Smalltown Supersound. A press release reveals that the LP presents all nine tracks as one continuous stream of sound, bringing together "all the best elements of his long and varied career" to stand as "a commanding mood sculptor." The nine track set finds the prod…
  9. ​U2 Send Fans Mysterious "Blackout" Letters

    08.22 / 15:44 exclaim.ca Exclaim.ca - Music
    As originally seen on Exclaim.ca.U2 have spent the better part of 2017 celebrating the 30th anniversary of The Joshua Tree, but it seems as if the Irish rockers may have some new material in the works. Fans of the band have received cryptic mail-outs that suggest Bono and co. are definitely up to something.   The letters arrived on printed sheets from William Blake's Songs of Innocence and of Experience, which lent its name to the band's 2014 studio album, Songs of Innocence.   Atop t…
  10. Billy Corgan Details Rick Rubin-produced 'Ogilala' Solo Album, Shares New Single

    08.22 / 15:22 exclaim.ca Exclaim.ca - Music
    As originally seen on Exclaim.ca.In addition to selling off his old gear, Smashing Pumpkins frontman Billy Corgan has been hinting at a Rick Rubin-produced solo LP since last summer. Now, details for the upcoming release have been revealed.   Issued under the rather proper-sounding moniker William Patrick Corgan, the eight-song offering is titled Ogilala. It's due out October 13, and is available for pre-order here.   The album artwork for Ogilala is pictured above, and you can peruse t…
  11. ​LCD Soundsystem's Al Doyle Says They Didn't Retire "To Sell More Tickets"

    08.22 / 14:18 exclaim.ca Exclaim.ca - Music
    As originally seen on Exclaim.ca.Yesterday (August 21), LCD Soundsystem frontman James Murphy implied the band's 2011 show at Madison Square Garden was billed as the band's last as a means to generate ticket sales.   Now, multi-instrumentalist Al Doyle has clarified Murphy's comments and responded to criticism about the group's recent decision to reform, making a distinction between "inspiration" and "motivation." He explains that Murphy getting pissed at the promoter and …
  12. Morrissey Announces 'Low in High School' LP

    08.22 / 13:37 exclaim.ca Exclaim.ca - Music
    As originally seen on Exclaim.ca.Despite causing controversy non-stop (no, really), Morrissey hasn't released a record since 2014's World Peace Is None of Your Business. That's about to change, though, with the arrival of a new LP titled Low in High School. It's set for release on November 17 via BMG.   The upcoming album was produced by Joe Chiccarelli, who previously worked with the singer on Swords and World Peace Is None of Your Business. It was recorded between La Fabrique Studios …
  13. The National Have Another Album's Worth of Material "75 Percent of the Way There"

    08.22 / 12:15 exclaim.ca Exclaim.ca - Music
    Photo: Graham MacIndoe The National are nearly ready to release their latest LP, Sleep Well Beast, marking the band's first since 2013's Trouble Will Find Me. And while that record hasn't even hit shelves yet, the group already have a chunk of new material in the works.   Speaking to Exclaim! at guitarist and producer Aaron Dessner's Long Pond Studio in upstate New York, frontman Matt Berninger explains that the sessions for Sleep Well Beast spawned a vault's worth of music …
  14. Kurt Vile and Courtney Barnett Tease Collaborative LP

    08.21 / 20:58 exclaim.ca Exclaim.ca - Music
    As originally seen on Exclaim.ca.Kurt Vile and Courtney Barnett first hinted at a collaborative record upon announcing a joint tour back in June. While there were no concrete details as to when the disc would arrive, some teasers from the two indicate it may be closer than we think. Short animated clips on each of their Twitter accounts show an email exchange between the two, while also including the message "August 31 Australia and New Zealand, August 30 everywhere else…" You can find t…
  15. Nardwuar the Human Serviette Details 30th Anniversary Interview Marathon

    08.21 / 19:54 exclaim.ca Exclaim.ca - Music
    As originally seen on Exclaim.ca.In celebration of interviewing seemingly everyone under the sun, beloved Canadian music journalist Nardwuar the Human Serviette is looking back on 30 years of work a massive anniversary interview marathon. For 20 straight hours, Nardwuar will play interviews "ranging from Jay-Z to Michael Gorbachev, from Destiny's Child to Wesley Willis to everything in between" on Vancouver's CiTR 101.9 FM. The marathon starts Thursday, September 21 at 9 p.m. UTC and en…
  16. Twitter Is Losing Its Mind Over the Eclipse

    08.21 / 19:54 exclaim.ca Exclaim.ca - Music
    As originally seen on Exclaim.ca.By now, we've all been warned not to look directly into the sun during today's (August 21) total solar eclipse, leaving most us gazing down at our phones, mindlessly scrolling through Twitter as per usual. And, as it turns out, you don't have to go outside and risk blindness to be entertained by today's celestial activities.   Plenty of musicians and celebrities (other than Bonnie Tyler) have shared their own reactions to the unusual phenomenon in the sky …
  17. Joss Whedon Fan Site Pulls the Plug After Ex-Wife's Essay

    08.21 / 19:34 exclaim.ca Exclaim.ca - Music
    Popular Joss Whedon fan site Whedonesque has announced it is "closing down" in the wake of the director's ex-wife alleging he is a "hypocrite preaching feminist ideals." The discussion board, which had been active for 15 years, served as a fan hub for all of Whedon's projects. While no explicit reason was given for the closure, site admin Caroline van Oosten de Boer told Enteraintment Weekly that she had "been toying with closing down the site for various reasons for the last …
  18. Stars Announce North American Shows

    08.21 / 18:54 exclaim.ca Exclaim.ca - Music
    As originally seen on Exclaim.ca.Stars recently revealed plans to release a new album titled There Is No Love in Fluorescent Light this fall, and now they've announced a limited run of shows to support the latest LP.   Playing just three cities, the band will start in Brooklyn for three shows on November 16, 17 and 18, before hitting Toronto for back-to-back gigs on November 22 and 23. From there, they'll head to the west coast, playing three nights in Los Angeles on November 28, 29 and …
  19. ​Chvrches Join the Archie Comics Universe

    08.21 / 18:34 exclaim.ca Exclaim.ca - Music
    As originally seen on Exclaim.ca.Archie Comics has been experiencing quite the resurgence thanks to Netflix's Riverdale series and an upcoming film franchise, and now a new comic is set to put the spotlight back on the iconic cartoon characters' foray into music as the Archies (the fictional band behind the Andy Kim-penned hit "Sugar, Sugar").   The new comic book series, aptly titled The Archies, will follow Archie, Betty, Veronica, Jughead and Reggie on their quest for rock'n'roll …
  20. Action Bronson Details 'Blue Chips 7000,' Gets Rick Ross for "9-24-7000"

    08.21 / 16:49 exclaim.ca Exclaim.ca - Music
    As originally seen on Exclaim.ca.Action Bronson will deliver his Blue Chips 7000 project come the end of this week, and to tide listeners over in the meantime, the rapper has shared both the tracklist and a new cut from the release. Over the weekend, Bronson took to Instagram to reveal the details of the final instalment of his Blue Chips mixtape series. The 13-track release will feature recurring collaborators Meyhem Lauren and Big Body Bess, in addition to Jah Tiger and Rick Ros…