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Green Day Talk New East Bay Punk Doc, Playing Club Shows

Green Day is winding down their latest batch of North American tour dates in support of their album Revolution Radio, but while this tour leg will wrap September 16 with a monster gig at the Rose Bowl in Los Angeles, their presence will still be felt stateside thanks to the new documentary Turn It Around:…

WATCH: U2’s Lyric Video For “You’re The Best Thing About Me”

As promised (and bright and early), U2 has officially unveiled “You’re The Best Thing About Me,” the first single off their upcoming album Songs of Experience. The decidedly poppy tune is accompanied by flipbook imagery displaying the track’s lyrics, with easily the highlight being the cheeky, “Shooting off my mouth, that’s another great thing about…

7 Original Band Names We’re Glad Didn’t Stick

On August 29, 1959, an up-and-coming band called The Quarry Men played the opening night of a new teen hangout called the Casbah Coffee Club in Liverpool, England. Of course, that band would go on to become The Beatles.  (Perhaps you’ve heard of them?)

Undercover Sound System Playlist 8.28.17

Riff2's Undercover Sound System Playlist 8.28.17 1. Motorhead - "Heroes" 2. The Bronx - "Two Birds" (ATO) 3. Foo Fighters - "The Sky Is A Neighborhood" (RCA) 4. Brand New - "Can't Get It Out" (Procrastinate! Music Traitors) 5. Grizfolk - "In My Arms" (The Vagabonds Trail) 6. Sleepy Sun - "Crave" (Dine Alone) 7.…

VIDEO: Demon Makeup Lessons From Gene Simmons

Let’s be honest:  Halloween is right around the corner.  (Don’t worry; we hate to admit it, too)  Year after year, dressing up as a member of KISS always seems to be a popular thing to do, but if you don’t have a lot of experience applying makeup, it can be a difficult costume to pull off.

WATCH: Ghost Releases New Music Video For "He Is"

Ghost has unveiled their next music video for 'He Is' off the album Meliora which came out back in 2015. They filmed it right here in downtown Detroit, one location being a church on the east side. Naturally, some WRIF employees are pretty big fans of the band and decided to answer the casting call! Check…