- Local grindcore band Magrudergrind released an EP on Scion Audio/Visual and got cold hated on. (Photo via Myspace)
In yesterday's news: D.C. grindcore band Magrudergrind inks deal with Toyota record label Scion Audio/Visual and gets pummeled by the metal authenticity police. Metalsucks.net editor Axl Rosenberg says "If you stray even a little bit from the code, or, maybe more accurately, are perceived as having strayed from the code, there’s a portion of the community that will crucify you.” (Washington City Paper)
Beloved D.C. band Dismemberment Plan played Fallon last night. VIDEO. (via Audio Perv)
TBD arts reporter Ryan Kearney gives us 15 films we will probably hear about after the Sundance Film Festival, and 15 he hopes we'll hear about.
Barbra Streisand says she was invited to the Chinese state dinner at the White House because she used to work at a Chinese restaurant. (Washington Post)
Today is Maestro Plácido Domingo's birthday. I didn't have him pegged for a water sign!
Read this before you change your Facebook relationship status: 40% of young couples don't agree that they're not supposed to be sleeping with other people. (via Gawker) And DJ and U Street Music Hall co-owner Jesse Tittsworth is looking for love, but not from chicks who dig Bob Marley.