Beyoncé and Jay-Z Release Pre-“On The Run” Short Film

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With rumors of infidelity, pregnancy, and we can’t forget that now famous elevator video, Beyoncé and Jay-Z have had one headline worthy and packed summer which also included that little “On the Run” Tour which is where talks of a potential break-up stemmed from.

Like it was reported months ago, the power couple had decided to film their Paris shows at the Stade de France this past weekend (Sept. 12 and 13) for an HBO special titled, On the Run: Beyoncé and Jay-Z. In conjunction with the special which is slated to premiere this Saturday, Sept. 20, the duo have teamed up with director Dikayl Rimmasch to release a series of cinematic short films.

The three-part series is titled Bang Bang (not to be confused with the Jessie J, Ariana Grande, Nicki Minaj collaboration) and heavily draws inspiration from Bonnie and Clyde. The series portrays the performers as the famed outlaws which we all know the two like since their first collaboration was called “’03 Bonnie and Clyde” and their tour was named “On the Run.”

In an interview Rimmasch expressed what the couple were trying to portray int eh video saying, “We’re not trying to do this literally, it’s not that we’re Bonnie and Clyde. We’re on the run from everything. On the run from becoming a cliche. On the run from doing the same thing again.”

But when you’re banking as much as you are for these shows, it’s kind of hard to do the same thing again.

Foo Fighters Release First Trailer for HBO’s “Sonic Highways”

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With the announcement that their eighth studio album would be named after their HBO documentary, the Foo Fighters have unveiled the first teaser for Sonic Highways, the almost a year in the making documentary.

In the video, frontman Dave Grohl’s voice over explains to the viewer where the idea of this journey began and it all had to do with the idea that the environment that you record in will directly affect the recording process. In order to prove his point, Grohl and the rest of the Foo Fighters, packed their bags and headed all over the country to test this theory out.

Check out the three and a half-minute clip (believe us, you’ll watch it several times) below and jot down all the famous people who made cameos in it.

Like the voice over at the end of the trailer, this documentary is “a love letter to the history of American music” and we can believe it when you have some of music’s biggest and iconic artists making cameos and speaking to you about what kind of music helped influence them.

Sonic Highways, the documentary, will premiere on October 17 at 10 p.m CT on HBO while Sonic Highways, the album is set to hit shelves on November 10.

Now, raise your hand if you got chills watching the trailer and can’t wait for the series to premiere.

The Foo Fighters Unveil New Album Info

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After making fans waiting by their computer eagerly this morning, The Foo Fighters have unveiled the news that have had people waiting around the interweb; the title of their eighth studio album.

Last week, the band had fans do a scavenger hunt on the internet, finding pieces of a photo which revealed the eight cities the band headed to to record the new album.

At the times, all the clues were pointing at the band naming the record “Eight,” but then again, they probably led fans in that direction, on purpose, in order to surprise them with the real title of the record, Sonic Highways.

The album will now shared the same title as the band’s HBO mini-series which follows them as they record the upcoming album at eight different studios in eight different cities while also exploring the music world in those locations.

The mini-series is slated to premiere on October 17 while the record will hit shelves on November 10.

The track list for the record can also be seen below which, we shouldn’t be surprised, features eight tracks.

Now, the question is, which one of these tracks does the teaser we got on Friday with frontman Dave Grohl screaming “All Rise!” belong to?

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SONIC HIGHWAYS TRACKLIST:

Something From Nothing
The Feast and The Famine
Congregation
What Did I Do?/God As My Witness
Outside
In The Clear
Subterranean
I Am A River

Foo Fighters Finish Recording, Mixing New Album

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Sound the bells and ring the alarms, because the Foo Fighters have finally finished recording and mixing their new album.

After over a year of talks about a new album, producer Butch Vig has revealed that the superband have finished recording their eighth studio album after a year of hints about it.

Vig took to Twitter to reveal the news which made many Foo fans excited.

“We are officially done with the new Foo Fighters album,” the producer wrote on social media.

“23 straight days mixing! IT’S EPIC.”

Considering the band were talking about, we wouldn’t expect anything less from them.

At the present moment, the album has no title and might just be their longest record. But what we do know is that it will hit shelves in November, no specific date yet, through the band’s Roswell label and RCA.

The LP’s release will come a month after Dave Grohl’s HBO series is set to air. The series follows Grohl and the rest of the Foos as they travel to eight different studios to record the yet-to-be-titled album and get immersed in the musical culture in those places.

The documentary which is titled Sonic Highways also reveals the artists the band got to record with during their time traveling which includes the likes of, Gary Clark Jr., The Eagles’ Joe Walsh, and Cheap Trick’s Rick Nielsen.

While no specific name or date has been given for the record, there are some shows lined up for them in the near future including dates in the U.K. and South Africa as well as a stop in Las Vegas for the Life is Beautiful Festival.

Oh yeah, and then there’s that crowd-funded Virginia date which shows you the power of dedicated fans.

‘On the Run’ Tour to Air on HBO

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Weren’t able to get ticket to the mega tour that is Beyoncé and Jay-Z’s “On the Run” Tour?

Don’t worry, because it looks like HBO has gotten the rights to air the full concert in a special for the cable network.

On the Run Tour: Beyoncé and Jay-Z will feature up to 40 songs recorded during the power couple’s September 12 and 13  shows at Paris’ Stade de France. With the knowledge that we have of the setlists from the previous “On the Run” stops, songs such as “Drunk in Love,” “Holy Grail” (with Beyoncé filling in for Justin Timberlake), a “Partition” remix by HOV, and a tribute to Michael Jackson will, most likely, be included.

“This is a major musical event that belongs on HBO,” said HBO’s President of Programming, Michael Lombard. “It’s going to be a night to remember.”

In the past, HBO has had a good relationship with the Carters and specials concerning them. The network previously debuted Jay-Z’s video for “Picasso Baby” and aired Beyoncé’s Life is But a Dream documentary. The cable network has also scored a 10-episode series which chronicles the pop star’s 2013 “The Mrs. Carter Show” world tour titled, Beyoncé: X10.

The “On the Run” Tour became one of the most anticipated tours for the Summer with only 13 tour dates which kicked off at the end of June at Sun Life Stadium in Miami.

Though the special is not scheduled to air until September, it’s something for fans of the power-couple to look forward to if they were not fortunate enough to get tickets to the shows.

Final ‘Game of Thrones’ Trailer Debuts

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“The war is not over.”

Hey Stannis, if the war was indeed over then we are pretty sure that Game of Thrones would also be over, but for now, it looks like the beloved show is safe especially with season four and all the ramifications from the infamous Red Wedding.

Last night, the Game of Throne season 4 premiere took place in New York and in honor of the premiere of the new season, HBO decided to give fans the chance to see the final trailer for the upcoming season which is set to premiere in two weeks.

The trailer features some of our favorite characters including Tyrion telling his father how “Cersei always gets what she wants,” Daenerys and her dragons read to fight anyone that stands in her way and the Stark children dealing with the fact that now most of their family is gone. 

Game of Throne returns to its 9 p.m. time slot on HBO beginning on April 6.

P.S. who else is digging London Grammar’s cover of INXS’ “Devil Inside” for the chilling trailer?

HBO Released Third ‘Game of Thrones’ Trailer

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With just a month left until the season four premiere of Game of Thrones, HBO has released yet another trailer for the upcoming season. Like the other two trailers that have been released, a little bit of screen time is dedicated to some of our favorite characters and those we love to hate which fittingly enough is titled “Secrets” because let’s be honest, who doesn’t have a couple lingering.

Check out the new minute and a half teaser below and don’t forget that Game of Thrones returns to HBO on April 9 at its usual time slot, 9 P.M. EST.

‘Game of Thrones’ Character Posters Revealed

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Game of Thrones is so close that fans of the series are already worried about which of our favorite characters will meet an untimely death this season. We can never be too sure, because series creator, George R.R. Martin, and his merry writers love to torture us viewers.

In preparation for the new season, HBO have released a series of poster of the characters who will be returning to the series for the next season. Which will survive and which won’t is a completely different story.

The posters all reads, “Valar Morghulis,” High Valyrian for “all men must die,” probably the best line uttered during season three by Mother of Dragons, Daenerys Targaryen.

All the poster can been seen below while season four of the hit, Emmy-Award winning show is scheduled to return to its usual showtime of Sundays at 9 p.m. beginning on April 6.

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HBO Releases ‘Game of Thrones’ Season Four Preview

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While everyone was either watching the Grammys salute the Beatles and the 50th anniversary of their debut on the Ed Sullivan Show or watching a new episode of The Walking Dead, HBO did a sly thing, releasing a 15-minute preview of Game of Throne‘s season four.

If this looks oddly familiar, the network did the same thing, releasing the first trailer for the upcoming new season during the Golden Globes. The 15-minute video not only features new footage from the show but also behind-the-scene goodies like interviews with the cast showrunners David Benioff and Dan Weiss.

Game of Thrones is set to return to HBO on April 6th.

‘Game of Thrones’ Season Four Pictures

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Looks like HBO is trying to get people even more excited for the fourth season of Game of Thrones. First the short Vine videos giving fans a sneak peek at the big trailer. A few days later, they officially released the trailer for the fourth season, probably at the worst time, during The Golden Globes.

Now, the network has leaked not one or two pictures from the set, but a total of 15 pictures from the upcoming season featuring some of our favorite characters (Daenerys, Tyrion, Jon Snow and Arya) and not so favorite (freaking Joffrey).

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Game of Thrones returns to HBO on April 6th.