Sharon Van Etten releasing new EP, ‘I Don’t Want to Let You Down’

Sharon Van Etten
Sharon Van Etten at The Independent in June

Brooklyn-based songstress Sharon Van Etten is readying a new 5-song EP that will be out in June via Jagjaguwar. Titled I Don’t Want to Let You Down, the EP will feature four new songs and a live version of “Tell Me,” which was previously released as an acoustic demo in the deluxe version of her 2012 album Tramp. Continue reading

GWAR sued for allegedly stealing ashes of Oderus Urungus

Does THIS look like someone who would steal someone’s ashes?
GWAR at the Regency Ballroom in November

The surviving and current members of GWAR are being sued by the father of late co-founder/frontman Oderus Urungus– né Dave Brockie– who alleges that the group’s members stole Oderus Urungus’s cremated remains (plus guitars and artwork) after the singer died of an overdos in March 2014. Continue reading