Grimes and Bleachers Team On ‘Entropy’ For HBO’s ‘Girls’

Back in November, Grimes let slip that she was headed back into the studio with Jack Antonoff’s Bleachers.This morning, we finally heard the fruits of their labor, a track called “Entropy” that’s set to debut on this week’s episode of HBO’s Girls. Listen below.

Watch the First Trailer for HBO’s ‘Kurt Cobain: Montage of Heck’ Documentary

For months now, Nirvana fans have been eagerly waiting to get a glimpse of the upcoming HBO documentary Kurt Cobain: Montage of Heck, and now there’s finally a trailer. The film was made with the cooperation of both Frances Bean Cobain (who served as an excecutive producer) and Courtney Love. Watch the trailer below, and watch Kurt Cobain: Montage of Heck on HBO on May 4.

Martin Scorsese and Mick Jagger team for HBO series about the 1970s NYC music scene

Martin Scorsese and Mick Jagger’s long-in-the-works TV series about a ’70s New York City record label exec has been picked up by HBO. As Collider reports, the network has officially placed an order for the project and announced its cast.

The show — which has been in development since 2011 — will focus on the “drug and sex-fueled music business as punk and disco were breaking out”, according to a press release (via Rolling Stone). Scorsese is set to direct the pilot episode and, alongside Jagger, will serve as one of the show’s executive producers. Terrence Winter (Boardwalk Empire, The Sopranos) has been tapped as showrunner.

Actor Bobby Cannavale (Boardwalk Empire, Third Watch) joins the cast as American Century Records president Richie Finestra, who must make a “life-changing decision” amidst the chaos of the ever-evolving ’70s music scene. His wife Devon, a former actress and model, will be played by Olivia Wilde (HerTron: Legacy). Ray Romano has also signed on as Zak Yankovich, American Century’s Head of Promotions.

Foo Fighters Bring The Awesome to 60 Minutes

With a new record and HBO making-of documentary series, Foo Fighters have been everywhere. They’ve capped off this past week with an appearance on CBS’ 60 Minutes.

The Foos caught up with Anderson Cooper at New Orleans’Preservation Hall. Afterwards, they sat down with Cooper to discuss why they were bringing the Sonic Highways journey to HBO. Watch it all below.

Hear New Foo Fighters Song Snippets in This ‘Sonic Highways’ Trailer


HBO Go subscribers can get an early taste of the band’s new project

Foo Fighters, Sonic Highways, New Songs, HBO Trailer

The Foo Fighters are in the rare position for a rock band of not only having a new album to promote, but a new HBO TV series about that new album as well. The band kills two birds with one stone in the recent Sonic Highways trailer available to watch on HBO Go (sorry, non-cable people) in which the band talks about their new LP while also previewing parts of two tracks from it, “Something From Nothing” and “The Feast and the Famine.” It’s not enough to get too critical an impression of the songs, but they still sound very much like the Foo Fighters, so it’s enough to be assured they didn’t go full go-go while in DC or anything.

There’s also plenty of other info dilvulged about the new album, including the fact that lyrics from it will largely be culled from conversations singer Dave Grohl and the band have with various musical heroes of the cities visited (“If you go to Seattle, you have to talk to someone from Heart. If you go to Nashville, you have to talk to Dolly [Parton]…”). Grohl even went as far as to say that when listening to the final songs, “You’ll recognize all of these references from stories you’ve heard in the last hour.” So expect the end of every episode to be a lot like watching the final scene of The Usual Suspects.

Sonic Highways the TV show starts on HBO October 17th, while Sonic Highways the album will follow on RCA on November 10.