Arcade Fire are celebrating Halloween with a bit of a trick and a treat. The band released a short horror film Friday called 'Festi,' playing a joke on viewers saying Slash, ZZ Top and Andrew Garfield all make cameos.
Let's Active have pitched in their classic jangly pop stylings for the latest 'Squidbillies' theme song cover. They join Dwight Yoakam, Todd Rundgren and King Khan and the Shrines and others in the tradition for the show's eighth season.
Iconic rocker Billy Idol returns to the Billboard 200 chart with his first new studio album of original material in over nine years, as 'Kings & Queens of the Underground' bows at No. 34 — his highest debut ever.
Gia Giudice, daughter of jail-bound Teresa and Joe Giudice of Real Housewives of New Jersey, released a music video this week with some friends to Britney Spears' hit "Circus" -- a particularly apropos first choice, given the lyrics: "All eyes on me, in the center of the ring, just like a circus."
For decades, composers needed to pick their medium: film or television. Today, in many ways, the independent film and high-end TV composer communities are more or less the same. A group of composers will discuss this phenomenon at BMI's panel "The Blurred Line Between Film and Television" at the Billboard + Hollywood Reporter Film and TV Music Conference.