Watch the New Trailer for ‘David Byrne’s American Utopia,’ Directed by Spike Lee — Premiering on HBO Max 10/17

David Byrne’s American Utopia is the film version of the Broadway play from Talking Heads mastermind David Byrne. Directed by Spike Lee, the film will premiere on HBO and HBO Max on Oct. 17, and a full trailer is now available as a preview of what’s to come. Anybody who witnessed the live concert experience that David Byrne put… Continue reading Watch the New Trailer for ‘David Byrne’s American Utopia,’ Directed by Spike Lee — Premiering on HBO Max 10/17

Watch a Teaser Trailer for ‘David Byrne’s American Utopia,’ Directed by Spike Lee — Premiering on HBO/HBO Max 10/17

Anybody who witnessed the live concert experience that David Byrne put together in 2018 knows how magical an evening it was — and the Talking Heads icon’s groundbreaking live presentation was turned into a hit Broadway show last year. (Click here to pick up the American Utopia Cast Recordings album from our Rock Cellar Store) The COVID-19 pandemic halted its extended… Continue reading Watch a Teaser Trailer for ‘David Byrne’s American Utopia,’ Directed by Spike Lee — Premiering on HBO/HBO Max 10/17

A Spike Lee-Directed Concert Film of David Byrne’s ‘American Utopia’ Broadway Show Hitting HBO This Year

Anybody who witnessed the live concert experience that David Byrne put together in 2018 knows how magical an evening it was — and the Talking Heads icon’s groundbreaking live presentation was turned into a hit Broadway show last year. The show’s run was extended into 2021 due to the acclaim it was receiving, though the COVID-19 pandemic threw… Continue reading A Spike Lee-Directed Concert Film of David Byrne’s ‘American Utopia’ Broadway Show Hitting HBO This Year

Bono Wrote Fan Letters to 60 of His Musical Heroes for His 60th Birthday and it’s Great

Bono, the man known as Paul David Hewson in another life, celebrated his 60th birthday on May 10 — and boy, did the man known for bombast and passion with his music with U2 over the years find a unique way to celebrate. Via the U2 website, Bono began publishing fan letters written to his… Continue reading Bono Wrote Fan Letters to 60 of His Musical Heroes for His 60th Birthday and it’s Great

Watch David Byrne Bring His Unbelievable ‘American Utopia’ Performance to ‘SNL’

David Byrne returned to the Saturday Night Live stage this past weekend for his first appearance on the program since Talking Heads played in 1989 — but anybody who’s paid attention to the legendary artist’s career lately knows he wasn’t just there to play a song or two. No, Byrne was there to promote his… Continue reading Watch David Byrne Bring His Unbelievable ‘American Utopia’ Performance to ‘SNL’

Out Now: System of a Down Drummer John Dolmayan Re-Imagines Bowie, Talking Heads, Radiohead, Eminem and More on ‘These Grey Men’ LP (ft. Serj Tankian, M. Shadows and Tom Morello)

At this point, it’s anybody’s guess if the world might ever see a new album from System of a Down. It’s been 15 years since the incendiary rock/metal band‘s Mezmerize/Hypnotize records in 2005, after all — but drummer John Dolmayan is keeping busy, after urging his band mates a few month ago to “check the… Continue reading Out Now: System of a Down Drummer John Dolmayan Re-Imagines Bowie, Talking Heads, Radiohead, Eminem and More on ‘These Grey Men’ LP (ft. Serj Tankian, M. Shadows and Tom Morello)

David Byrne’s ‘American Utopia’ Broadway Show Extends Run with New Dates in 2021

Anybody who witnessed the live concert experience that David Byrne put together in 2018 knows how magical an evening it was. Far from your typical “concert,” Byrne‘s innovative, highly choreographed and impossibly creative live presentation, which touched on his material with Talking Heads, works from his own solo career and more, inspired a Broadway musical… Continue reading David Byrne’s ‘American Utopia’ Broadway Show Extends Run with New Dates in 2021

Pearl Jam Throws Another Curveball with Funky New Song ‘Dance of the Clairvoyants’ — Listen

Pearl Jam didn’t get to where it is today by doing what’s expected. After the monumental success of 1991’s Ten, the band went its own way on the track to a Rock and Roll Hall of Fame induction, crafting music that was at times challenging, veering away from cloning that record’s sound in hopes of… Continue reading Pearl Jam Throws Another Curveball with Funky New Song ‘Dance of the Clairvoyants’ — Listen

Sorry, Talking Heads Are Not Reuniting, Despite the Band’s Mysterious New Instagram Account

Earlier this week, an official, new Instagram account for Talking Heads turned up — and minds began racing. Would they … could they … were they finally going to be reuniting after so long apart? The very concept felt far-fetched, at best, given the long-standing distance between David Byrne, Tina Weymouth, Jerry Harrison and Chris… Continue reading Sorry, Talking Heads Are Not Reuniting, Despite the Band’s Mysterious New Instagram Account

The Name Of This Band is Talking Heads, and an Official Band Instagram Account Was Launched — But Why?

The name of this band is Talking Heads, and the entity fronted for years by David Byrne now lives on Instagram. On Tuesday, eagle-eyed internet sleuths detected the emergence of @TalkingHeadsOfficial on Instagram, and though there’s no posts on the page yet, this can definitely be marked as “activity.” https://www.instagram.com/talkingheadsofficial/ But activity in what regard?… Continue reading The Name Of This Band is Talking Heads, and an Official Band Instagram Account Was Launched — But Why?