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  1. James Mangold Stole Dialogue from a Taco Bell Commercial and Used It in 'Logan'

    05.23 / 21:16 exclaim.ca Exclaim.ca - Music
    As originally seen on Exclaim.ca.Earlier this year, James Mangold delivered one of the strongest, strangest superhero movies we've ever seen with Logan. Of its many quirks, the release showcased Sir Patrick Stewart's Professor X obsessing over Taco Bell's quesalupa. In a new interview with The Huffington Post, Mangold explained exactly why he included such cheesy dialogue.  "The funny story of why that dialogue's in there is, I was actually offered a Taco Bell commercial while we were in …
  2. Johnny Jewel to Score 'Don't Come Back from the Moon'

    05.23 / 20:53 exclaim.ca Exclaim.ca - Music
    When it comes to soundtrack work, Johnny Jewel is certainly getting around. The Chromatics mastermind recently contributed music to Twin Peaks along with films like Ghost in the Shell and Home. Up next, he plans to compose tunes for another flick. According to Film Music Reporter, Jewel will provide original music for Don't Come Back from the Moon. The indie drama marks the directorial deb…
  3. Morrissey Issues Statement on Manchester Attack

    05.23 / 20:31 exclaim.ca Exclaim.ca - Music
    As originally seen on Exclaim.ca.An attack at an Ariana Grande concert in Manchester last night (May 22) left 22 people dead and 59 injured. Standing as a part of the city's music history with the Smiths, Morrissey has released a statement on the events. Taking to Facebook, Moz described his anger as "monumental" upon hearing news of the attacks while he was celebrating his birthday in the city. Putting England's politicians square in the crosshairs, he wonders, "for what reason will this…
  4. 2 Chainz Sets Release Date for 'Pretty Girls Like Trap Music'

    05.23 / 19:44 exclaim.ca Exclaim.ca - Music
    As originally seen on Exclaim.ca.After releasing three separate projects in 2016, 2 Chainz has hit a few snags on the road to delivering Pretty Girls Like Trap Music. Following delays, the rapper has now set a concrete release date for the effort.  A new teaser trailer posted to Chainz's Instagram page points to the record arriving on June 16 through Def Jam. The trailer features an unsettling string score, cutting between press quotes and clips of in-studio praise from friends and c…
  5. Beach Boys Assemble Sprawling 'Smiley Smile'/'Wild Honey' Rarities Set

    05.23 / 19:22 exclaim.ca Exclaim.ca - Music
    As originally seen on Exclaim.ca.While we've seen more than a few reissues surrounding the Beach Boys' fabled Smiley Smile/Wild Honey period, the rock'n'roll legends are once again being celebrated with a massive new rarities set from the beloved era. Titled 1967 - Sunshine Tomorrow, the collection will arrive on June 30 via Capitol/UMe as a double-CD/digital set. The same day a new stereo mix of Wild Honey will also get a 50th anniversary 180-gram vinyl edition. 1967 - Sunshine Tomorrow…
  6. Powerhouse Music Exec Threatens Pemberton Music Festival with Legal Action

    05.23 / 17:51 exclaim.ca Exclaim.ca - Music
    As originally seen on Exclaim.ca.BC festivalgoers were hit with the harsh news last week that the anticipated Pemberton Music Festival would be pulling the plug on its recently announced 2017 edition, with promoters Huka Entertainment suddenly declaring bankruptcy and leaving ticket holders out in the cold. Now, the festival is being hit with some high-powered legal threats. Marc Geiger — the head of music for William Morris Endeavor, which represents several of the artists who were set t…
  7. ​Laughing Stock: Six DreamWorks Animation Films with Comedic Connections

    05.23 / 17:27 exclaim.ca Exclaim.ca - Music
    As originally seen on Exclaim.ca.   Nearly 20 years on from leaving his mark on the world of children's literature, Dav Pilkey's Captain Underpants character is set to hit the big screen for the first time this summer in DreamWorks Animation's Captain Underpants: The First Epic Movie. Not only will the film bring the brief-sporting superhero to a new generation of readers and viewers, it also boasts a stellar cast of comedic voice actors including Kevin Hart, Thomas Middleditch, Ed Helms, …
  8. Zack Snyder Steps Down from 'Justice League' Following Daughter's Suicide

    05.23 / 17:27 exclaim.ca Exclaim.ca - Music
  9. ​King Gizzard & the Lizard Wizard Map Out Fall North American Tour

    05.23 / 17:03 exclaim.ca Exclaim.ca - Music
    As originally seen on Exclaim.ca.Australian experimental rockers ​King Gizzard & the Lizard Wizard are set to deliver their Murder of the Universe LP next month. Before it arrives, the band have lined up a run of North American tour dates set to kick off this fall. The short run starts September 26 in Nashville, with the band then moving westward for dates in Louisiana, Texas, New Mexico, Colorado, Utah, Idaho, Oregon, Washington and California. The run follows a summer full of festival pe…
  10. Niagara Falls Is Becoming a 'Wonder Woman' Cosplay Paradise

    05.23 / 16:20 exclaim.ca Exclaim.ca - Music
    As originally seen on Exclaim.ca.Patty Jenkins' Wonder Woman is set to fly into theatres soon, and upon its arrival next month, Niagara Falls is set to play host to a massive fan tribute to the DC Comics heroine. Niagara Falls Comic Con (NFCC) is set to dedicate June 2 to the highly anticipated film with a cosplay meet up and advance screening of the film. Fans are encouraged to dress up as Wonder Woman or don her colours to win prizes during a dedicated march and ribbon cutting ceremony a…
  11. Sir Roger Moore Dead at 89

    05.23 / 15:50 exclaim.ca Exclaim.ca - Music
    As originally seen on Exclaim.ca.Sir Roger Moore, the legendary actor best known for his turn as James Bond, has passed away. He was 89 years old. Moore's family confirmed that he died following "a short but brave battle with cancer." They released a lengthy statement via Twitter, which is embedded below. Following Sean Connery's turn, Moore played Bond in seven films, including the classics Live and Let Die and A View to a Kill. He was also well known for his 1960s television series The …
  12. Death Grips Return with 22-Minute Megamix

    05.23 / 15:50 exclaim.ca Exclaim.ca - Music
    As originally seen on Exclaim.ca.Having been relatively silent since falling down the Bottomless Pit last year, Death Grips have returned with a new 22-minute piece of music. Titled "Steroids (Crouching Tiger Hidden Gabber Megamix)," the lengthy mix can be heard in the player below. The group also revealed in a Facebook post that they are currently at work on a new Death Grips full-length. Drummer Zach Hill and producer Andy Morin released an album as offshoot the I.L.Y's. earlier this m…
  13. Future Gets Kendrick Lamar for "Mask Off" Remix

    05.23 / 15:26 exclaim.ca Exclaim.ca - Music
    As originally seen on Exclaim.ca.Having already released some visuals for his latest hit "Mask Off," Future has doubled down on the star power by roping in Kendrick Lamar for a remix of the Metro Boomin-produced track. With both rappers having earned platinum albums this year, Kendrick takes out a whole line about their impressive sales stats in rapping, "Platinum, platinum, platinum, gotta look at yourself and ask what happened?/ How y'all let a conscious n***a go commercial while only …
  14. Jlin's Blank Slate Turns 'Black Origami' into a Global Community Effort

    05.23 / 12:18 exclaim.ca Exclaim.ca - Music
  15. Multiple Fatalities Confirmed After Explosions Reported at Ariana Grande Concert in Manchester

    05.22 / 23:53 exclaim.ca Exclaim.ca - Music
    As originally seen on Exclaim.ca.Multiple people have been confirmed dead after explosions were reported at an Ariana Grande concert in Manchester on Monday night (May 22). While details are scarce, local police confirmed that there were "a number of confirmed fatalities," adding that multiple people were injured. As of press time, those are all the details we have on casualties from the event. According to Billboard, representatives from Grande's camp confirmed that the singer was okay. …
  16. Police Respond to Noise Complaint at Mississauga House Show by Actually Rocking Out on the Drums with Teen Band

    05.22 / 20:29 exclaim.ca Exclaim.ca - Music
    As originally seen on Exclaim.ca.Typically, when police are called to house show over a noise complaint, it's game over. However, the complete opposite just happened at a party in Mississauga over the weekend. Teen rock band Vinyl Ambush were playing an outdoor birthday party on Saturday (May 20) night when Peel police rolled up. But instead of shutting the whole thing down, an officer got behind the drum kit and actually ended up playing with the young band. After telling the band to…
  17. Ex-Foo Fighter Franz Stahl Labels Chris Cornell's Suicide as "Selfish"

    05.22 / 19:14 exclaim.ca Exclaim.ca - Music
    Chris Cornell's sudden and unexpected death last week was quickly ruled a suicide. And while tributes have been pouring in for the fallen Soundgarden vocalist, Franz Stahl — a one-time member of Scream and Foo Fighters — stated Cornell "selfishly" took his own life. As Alternative Nation reports, Stahl recently made a Facebook post sharing his thoughts about Cornell's death. It's since bee…
  18. Hear King Crimson Cover David Bowie's "Heroes"

    05.22 / 19:14 exclaim.ca Exclaim.ca - Music
    This summer King Crimson are set to take off on a North American tour — a trek that comes as the prog-rock legends gear up for a new EP covering David Bowie's classic "Heroes." Now, you can hear that anticipated redo for yourself. King Crimson's new EP is fittingly called Heroes, and it's due out on June 2. For an idea what to expect from the release, you can now hear the group's take on t…
  19. 'Twin Peaks' Season 3 to Get Two New Soundtracks

    05.22 / 18:06 exclaim.ca Exclaim.ca - Music
    As originally seen on Exclaim.ca.Last night (May 21), the world finally got to witness the return of David Lynch and Mark Frost's insanely anticipated Twin Peaks. Now we're finally getting word on when we'll get to have the soundtrack from the third season off the show, and in fact, we'll get not one but two albums of new Twin Peaks music. On September 8, Rhino will release Twin Peaks (Music from the Limited Event Series) and Twin Peaks (Limited Event Series Original Soundtrack). While…
  20. Dead Cross Take Debut Album on North American Tour

    05.22 / 17:14 exclaim.ca Exclaim.ca - Music
    As originally seen on Exclaim.ca.Earlier this month, we got all the details behind the debut album from supergroup Dead Cross — a band that boats Faith No More vocalist Mike Patton, ex-Slayer drummer Dave Lombardo, Locust/Retox/Head Wound City member Justin Pearson, and Retox's Michael Crain. Now the group have mapped out a tour behind the upcoming LP. The North American trip kicks off in August and finds Dead Cross trekking across the continent until late September. In addition to doing a…