MTV’s Musical March Madness: Coheed And Cambria Vs. Vampire Weekend

It’s MTV’s second annual Musical March Madness! MTV News took the 64 biggest names in rock, split them up into four regions, assigned them seeds and puts them up against one another in a single-elimination series of match-ups in a winner-take-all contest. We’re leaving it to you to decide an actual champ in this field… Read more »

Arcade Fire, Vampire Weekend Play The Edges: Better Know A Grammy Category

The 53rd Grammy Awards are upon us, and they bring with them dozens of artists competing in 109 different categories. The performers on the show — which airs live on Sunday, February 13 — include Eminem, Cee Lo Green, Lady Gaga, Arcade Fire, Justin Bieber, Miranda Lambert, Katy Perry, Muse, B.o.B, Usher, Bruno Mars, Jaden… Read more »

MTV News’ Musical March Madness: Tokio Hotel Vs. Vampire Weekend, Owl City Vs. MGMT

It’s Musical March Madness! The sprawling bracket — both a parody and a tribute to the NCAA basketball tournament, masterminded by MTV News’ James Montgomery — takes the 65 biggest names in rock, splits them up into four regions, assigns them seeds and puts them up against one another in a single-elimination series of match-ups… Read more »

Five Things To Know Before Seeing Vampire Weekend

By Eric Ditzian On Monday night at New York’s Webster Hall, I caught the second night of Vampire Weekend‘s three sold-out New York City shows. I’m a big fan of their new album Contra (which looks like it will debut on top of the Billboard chart this week), but here are five things I wish… Read more »