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On the Radar: Eminem’s Surprise LP, The Orwells Breakup, Muse Announce New LP + More

Kick off the week by catching up on the hottest music news with the latest edition of On the Radar. Eminem Drops Surprise Album ‘Kamikaze’ Last Friday, Eminem surprise the world with a new album dubbed Kamikaze. Executive produced by Dr. Dre and Eminem, it includes the song from the Venom soundtrack, which he previously teased. The record features guest spots from Joyner Lucas, Royce Da 5’9,” Jessie Reyez, and Bon Iver’s Justin Vernon. If the artwork looks familiar it’s because it’s a homage to Beastie Boys’ License to Ill.…

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On the Radar: New Eminem Video, Smashing Pumpkins Reunion and Drama + More

The latest edition of On the Radar is here to catch you up on the biggest music news you may have missed. See what’s on our radar from last week. Smashing Pumpkins Reunion Stirs Up Major Drama For the past month, Billy Corgan has been teasing a Smashing Pumpkins reunion. Rumors of the reformation grew tenfold when a photo session showing Corgan, James Iha, and Jimmy Chamberlin leaked online. But before the band could confirm the announcement, Corgan stirred up drama with former bassist D’arcy Wretzky. Wretzky previously revealed she…

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On the Radar: Coachella Rumors, Chance the Rapper Holiday Mixtape, RIP Jonghyun + More

Too busy unwrapping gifts to keep up with the latest music news? Catch up with this week’s On the Radar. Rumor: Eminem, Beyonce, and The Weeknd to headline Coachella 2018 It’s never too early to start thinking about festival season and we may already have the lineup for one of the year’s hottest events. Industry sources revealed to Consequence of Sound the lineup for the 2018 edition of Coachella. According to reports, Eminem, Beyonce, and The Weeknd will headline the festival next year. Right now, it’s just a rumor, but…

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On the Radar: Kendrick Lamar Re-releases ‘DAMN,’ Artist Spotlight Austin Poe and Concerts

Were you too busy Christmas shopping to keep up with music news? Don’t worry because On the Radar has you covered! Check out the latest below. Kendrick Lamar releases collector’s edition of DAMN. with reversed tracklist If you can’t get enough of one of this year’s hottest albums then you’re in luck. Kendrick Lamar released a collector’s edition of DAMN. Along with some new artwork, the record presents its songs in reverse order meaning “DUCKWORTH” now opens the album and “BLOOD” closes it. The album is also four minutes longer…

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On the Radar: Eminem talks new LP, Grammy Nominations, DMX covers a holiday classic + More

What’s on our radar this week? DMX’s crazy cover of a holiday classic, Eminem’s new album, Grammy nominations, Chicago’s Purple Tokyo, and more. Eminem reveals the release date for ‘Revival’ The wait is over. Last week, Eminem finally revealed the release date for his highly anticipated LP, Revival. The new album drops December 15, so luckily, we won’t have to wait long. The news was revealed on Dr. Dre’s Instagram account. He posted a fake ad for a prescription drug with the release date tacked on at the end. Hopefully,…

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On the Radar: Chance the Rapper on SNL, New Gorillaz, Night Riots Release New Song + More

Miss out on last week’s hottest stories? Catch up with this week’s On the Radar. Chance the Rapper to host SNL with musical guest Eminem Lil Chano from 79th already made his Saturday Night Live debut back in 2015, as a musical guest. Now, he’s heading back to the show, but this time to host. Taking over musical duties that night is none other than Eminem. Could you think of a more perfect pairing? Hopefully, there’ll be a moment when the two will share the stage. And maybe we can…

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On the Radar: Creeper in the US, Eminem Slams Trump, Green Day Announce Greatest Hits LP + More

Did you watch Eminem’s Trump diss or pre-order Green Day’s new release? Did you know Creeper is returning to the US? Catch up with On the Radar. Creeper and Neck Deep announce US tour dates One of the best new bands in punk rock is the UK’s Creeper. Those who attended Warped Tour this year got the chance to see Southampton band’s energetic set. If you missed out or want to catch them again, you’re in luck. Starting early next year, they’ll be heading out on tour as a support…

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On the Radar: Grammys Boycott, Depeche Mode, Goodbye Black Sabbath, + More

What’s been picking at my brain this week? Rappers boycotting the Grammys, new music from Depeche Mode, Eminem and more. Check it all out on this week’s edition of On the Radar. Boycotting the Grammys Seems like the Oscars aren’t the only awards ceremony with a diversity problem. Turns out several artists are going to sit out this year’s Grammys ceremony over a lack of diversity. TMZ reports that Kanye West, Frank Ocean, Drake and Justin Bieber will not attend the ceremony on February 12th. Drake and Bieber both agree…

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