50 Best Albums of 2016

David Bowie has inspired a new "singer" emoji set to appear on the next iPhone update. Photo: Jimmy King

Beyoncé smashed the system, Chance the Rapper counted his blessings, David Bowie left a powerful goodbye and more

The Weeknd Unveils New ‘Starboy’ Tracks in ‘Mania’ Short Film

The Weeknd unveiled 'Mania,' featuring several new 'Starboy' songs, on Wednesday.

Singer’s trip to the club interrupted by bloody killing in Grant Singer-directed clip

Exclusive Release: Kumail’s Serene New Track ‘Bottom Feeder’

Kumail takes a brave leap on “Bottom Feeder” by introducing hip-hop and funk to his signature dreamy synth. Photo: Rema Chaudhary

The Mumbai-based producer experiments with hip-hop grooves and vocals on latest single

Free Download: ‘Stupiditties’ 10th Anniversary Special

Stupiditties 10 artwork by Denver Fernandes.

The annual compilation of indie music by Mumbai label Ennui.BOMB features acts like ViceVersa, Ferry Tales and more; to be launched at a gig tonight

Metallica Unveil Punishing New ‘Hardwired’ Song ‘Atlas, Rise!’

Metallica unleashed the punishing new song "Atlas, Rise" as a Halloween treat for fans.

Metal legends release Halloween treat ahead of next month’s album

Amy Winehouse’s ‘Back to Black’: 10 Things You Didn’t Know

Amy Winehouse. Photo: Press Image

How “Rehab” came to be, which song Nas inspired and other behind-the-scenes facts about singer-songwriter’s 2006 smash

Hear Queen’s Fast Version of ‘We Will Rock You’ From 1977 BBC Session

Queen in 1976. Members from left: John Deacon, Freddie Mercury, Brian May, and Roger Taylor. Photo: Courtesy of Electra Records  ©1976

Only studio version of up-tempo classic features on upcoming BBC sessions collection ‘Queen on Air’

Killchain Rampage Without Mercy on Debut EP ‘Psychosis’

Artwork for Killchain's debut EP 'Psychosis'. Art: Vineet Sharma

The Mumbai death metal band’s first offering is a no-bullshit nail bomb for diehard followers of the genre

Marilyn Manson’s ‘Antichrist Superstar’: 10 Wild Stories

Read 10 of the craziest stories surrounding Marilyn Manson's epic 'Antichrist Superstar' LP – from sleep deprivation to coked-out bathroom sex acts. Photo: Brian Rasic

How bathroom trysts, suicide rumors, onstage scorpions and more factored into shock rocker’s breakout second LP

Hear Soundgarden’s Loose, Unreleased ‘Rusty Cage’ From Box Set

Soundgarden has released a rare, alternate version of "Rusty Cage" ahead of their 25th anniversary box set reissue of 'Badmotorfinger,' due this fall. Photo: Michael Lavine

Band details mega ‘Badmotorfinger’ reissue, due out this fall, to mark album’s 25th anniversary

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  • December 9th, 2016 - December 11th, 2016 Magnetic Fields ft Floating Points (DJ Set), Superpoze, Matias Aguayo, Dorian Concept, Daisuke Tanabe, Sandunes, Prateek Kuhad, Begum and more in Alsisar, Rajasthan at Alsisar Mahal
  • December 9th, 2016 - December 11th, 2016 Strawberry Fields XX ft Swarathma, Kryptos, Parvaaz, Aathma and more in Bengaluru at National Law School
  • December 10th, 2016 Sonic Stone Fest ft Jeff Loomis, Eccentric Pendulum, Kraven Experience in Chennai at Vapor Lounge
  • December 10th, 2016 The Gig Week ft Skyharbor, Kraken in New Delhi at AntiSocial
  • December 10th, 2016 Yesterdrive in Guwahati at Cafe Hendrix

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