Watch Spike Lee-directed video for The Killers’ new anti-Trump anthem

Watch Spike Lee-directed video for The Killers’ new anti-Trump anthem

Las Vegas indie-rockers The Killers have returned with anti-Donald Trump anthem Land Of The Free – and you can watch the Spike Lee-directed video here. Brandon Flowers and his band took to their social media accounts yesterday (January 13) to “tease something new” before making the track available via streaming services. Recorded at their own Battle Born Studios, the new song is inspired by current events under Trump’s administration and past events in the US….

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Lana Del Rey used witchcraft on Donald Trump

Lana Del Rey used witchcraft on Donald Trump

US singer Lana Del Rey has confirmed to NME that she attempted to place a hex on US President Donald Trump. The New Yorker sparked speculation that she was attempting to use witchcraft to get rid of Trump a few months back, after she asked her Twitter followers to gather mysterious ‘ingredients’. Now, the Video Games hitmaker has confirmed it in a new interview with the music magazine, when quizzed about her love of the occult. “Yeah,…

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TIME magazine’s 100 Most Influential People of 2017 is out – who made the list?

TIME magazine’s 100 Most Influential People of 2017 is out – who made the list?

TIME magazine has released the 14th edition of its annual Most Influential People in the world list. This year’s list is segmented into five categories – Pioneers, Artists, Leaders, Titans, and Icons. Among the Brits making the list are James Corden, Ed Sheeran and Theresa May. Sports stars include Barcelona forward Neymar and basketball superstar Lebron James. Much maligned US President Donald Trump has been included for the second time, while Chinese leader Xi Jinping makes…

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Watch video teaser for House of Cards season 5

Watch video teaser for House of Cards season 5

Forget Trump: the true President of the United States, Frank Underwood, will be back on our screens shortly, when House Of Cards returns for its fifth season. The premiere date of House Of Cards season 5 has been announced as May 30. The Netflix political drama first aired in 2013, starring Kevin Spacey as politician Frank Underwood. A new teaser video has been unveiled for the new season – and you can watch it below. In an…

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Arcade Fire release anti-Trump song I Give You Power – listen

Arcade Fire release anti-Trump song I Give You Power – listen

Arcade Fire have shared a brand new track, the politically-charged I Give You Power. Listen to it here. The song, which features R&B/Blues legend Mavis Staples, is not expected to feature on the Montreal-based band’s forthcoming album. I Give You Power is a Tidal exclusive, with all proceeds going to the American Civil Liberties Union. The band write on Twitter: “It’s never been more important that we stick together & take care of each other”. As…

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Watch Green Day take aim at Donald Trump in new video

Watch Green Day take aim at Donald Trump in new video

Pop-punk legends Green Day have shared a new music video for their song Troubled Times – which takes aim at US President-elect Donald Trump. You can watch the video, which also pays tribute to the late civil rights activist Martin Luther King, below. Green Day frontman Billie Joe Armstrong was very vocal in his criticism of Trump in the run-up to the election, comparing the property billionaire to Adolf Hitler. Speaking to NME after Trump’s shock…

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Robert De Niro on Trump victory: ‘I feel like I did after 9/11’

Robert De Niro on Trump victory: ‘I feel like I did after 9/11’

Hollywood legend Robert De Niro has vented his anger at Donald Trump’s presidential election victory, saying he feels the same way that he did following September 11, 2001. “I feel like I did after 9/11,” the actor said. “And we’ll just see what happens. There will be many, many, many, many, many people watching.” The Raging Bull star has been a fierce critic of the billionaire businessman and reality TV star in the past, calling him “totally nuts” earlier this…

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The Strokes say Donald Trump will produce next album

The Strokes say Donald Trump will produce next album

Guitarist Nick Valensi has spoken about The Strokes’ future in a new interview, joking that they’ve enlisted the services of Donald Trump to produce their next album. The New York City band released their Future Present Past EP earlier this year, but have not released a full studio album since since 2013’s Comedown Machine. The band have, however, been working on the follow-up for quite some time. Speaking to Zane Lowe on Apple’s Beats 1 radio, Valensi said, “I love being…

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JK Rowling defends Donald Trump’s right to be ‘offensive and bigoted’

JK Rowling defends Donald Trump’s right to be ‘offensive and bigoted’

Edinburgh author JK Rowling last night received the 2016 PEN/Allen Foundation Literary Service Award – and then warned against barring Donald Trump from the UK in defence of free speech. The Harry Potter author received the award for her work that “opposes oppression in any form” and “champions the best of humanity”. Rowling attended PEN America’s annual Literary Gala to collect her award from actress Sarah Jessica Parker at the American Museum of Natural History in New York. She called PEN’s campaigns in defence of imprisoned writers around the…

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Adele bans Donald Trump from using her music during campaign

Adele bans Donald Trump from using her music during campaign

Adele has told Donald Trump he does not have permission to use her songs at his campaign rallies after the superstar singer’s fans expressed their anger that the Presidential hopeful was using her hits as his warm-up music. The billionaire-turned-Republican frontrunner has consistently played Adele’s hit Rolling In The Deep, with its “we could have had it all” refrain, to stoke up the atmosphere at campaign events before his appearance. Approached by The Independent, a…

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