• Jerry Seinfeld, rapper Wale pretty much best friends (Videos)

    The annual Complex magazine list of the 50 Best Albums of the Year is a contentious race, fraught with both triumph and controversy. Inevitably, there are those left out who will feel snubbed by the magazine’s choices. Most artists take it, move on and try harder next time. Some, like D.C. rapper Wale, do not take these slights sitting down and last year made a now infamous phone call to

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    Philip Anselmo teaches Dave Hill proper headbanging and metal vocal techniques (Video)

    If you missed the first episode of Metal Grasshopper starring Dave Hill and Philip Anselmo, then you should check it out now. The premise is simple. Comedian, musician and author Dave Hill travels to the bowels of the swamp in order to have metal god Philip Anselmo teach him how to be the most metal human ever. In the second serving of Grasshopper, Anselmo teaches his metal student what true

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    Ricky Gervais releases David Brent demo song ‘Slough’ and it’s excellent (Audio)

    It’s been more than 10 years since BBC2 aired the last original episode of The Office. But Ricky Gervais’ character of David Brent, the bumbling manager of the Wernham Hogg paper company has lived on. Fans of the original Gervais series know that Brent was also a wannabe musician. And we’ve been reminded of that somewhat recently by a series of online guitar lessons given by Brent, himself– not to

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    The Lonely Island teams up with Judd Apatow for musical comedy movie

    They reaffirmed their status as a powerful musical comedy force last year with the release of The Wack Album, and now The Lonely Island is headed to the bigscreen with help from Judd Apatow. Universal and Apatow, under his Judd Apatow Productions, will produce a comedy set in the music world, starring The Lonely Island, comprised of Saturday Night Live alumnus Andy Samberg, Akiva Schaffer and Jorma Taccone, who were

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    Phil Anselmo, Dave Hill team up for Metal Grasshopper, Web series that spoofs Heavy Metal

    As someone who grew up listening, playing and worshipping metal and who has since gone on to worship the art of comedy, the fact that ex-Pantera vocalist Phil Anselmo is teaming up with musically-inclined comedian Dave Hill gives me a great big music-comedy boner. Anselmo, who has gone on to front bands like Down and Superjoint Ritural and the Illegals, will star in a Web series titled Metal Grasshopper, wherein

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    Bill Burr’s anti EDM rant becomes next EDM hit, probably. Listen to the song now!

    Bill Burr’s Monday Morning Podcast is a weekly listening ritual for tens of thousands of comedy nerds all over the world. We tune in to hear Burr, one of the finest comedians of our day, rant and rave about basically anything—big or small. Well one of Burr’s recent rants centered on EDM– that’s Electronic Dance Music for those of you who spend your time listening to decent music. Burr bemoaned

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    Denis Leary ready to rock in FX comedy Sex&Drugs&Rock&Roll

    FX continues its push for star-powered comedies today by ordering its Denis Leary comedy Sex&Drugs&Rock&Roll to series. Leary wrote and created the show under his Apostle banner and will star in 10 episodes to air in 2015. FX productions and Fox Television Studios will produce. This marks Leary’s return to FX since his seven-season critically-acclaimed drama Rescue Me ended. “Our partnership with Denis and Apostle has been one of our most

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    Hip-hop producer samples Aziz Ansari, Louis C.K., Hannibal Buress and more on new album (Audio)

    A little over a year ago, we told you about an experimental music producer by the name of GoJudo who had put together an album of songs that sampled bits from different comedians. GoJudo is back with a new album featuring different comedians entitled, Geronimo. The album features bits from Aziz Ansari, Louis C.K., Demetri Martin, Wyatt Cenac, Hannibal Buress, and Joe Rogan. You can stream or download the free

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    Comedian Jon Lajoie defends Miley Cyrus VMA performance with his own song (Audio)

    Before Jon Lajoie was well-known for playing Taco on FX hit series The League, he was writing incisively hilarious songs about pop culture and the absurdities of everyday life. The videos for those songs have racked him up tens-of-millions of views on YouTube and nearly a million subscribers. So, it’s no surprise his latest, a response to the mainstream’s reactions to Miley Cyrus’ performance at the MTV Video Music Awards

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    Watch Eddie Murphy’s new music video with Snoop Lion (Video)

    When Eddie Murphy isn’t constantly not returning to stand-up comedy – please, Eddie? – or hanging out with his totally-ripped Australian model girlfriend, it seems he’s making music—sometimes with Snoop Lion. The fine folks at The Humor Mill report that the iconic comedian is in the studio finishing up his latest music album; you may remember his previous attempts: “Party All The Time,” anyone? Well the first single, as it

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    You should watch Patton Oswalt in The Coup’s new music video for ‘The Magic Clap’

    Patton Oswalt is a great many things– comedian, actor, author, to name just three. And today he could add music video star to his resume as The Coup just released a video for its song “The Magic Clap,” which appears on their new album Sorry to Bother You. Check it out below and just try to get this song — and video — out of your head for the rest

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    Aisha Tyler shot, directed and edited the new Silversun Pickups video

    Having already established herself as a renaissance woman, Aisha Tyler has given us yet another reason to love her– she’s added music video producer to her long list of achievements. The new Silversun Pickups video – for the song “Simmer” — just went live on YouTube, and it turns out Tyler shot, directed and edited the entire thing. The 7-minute mostly black-and-white piece plays more like a short film than

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    This song about Milhouse from The Simpsons will bring a tear to your eye (Video)

    Poor Milhouse Van Houten. As an intelligent young man full of self-hatred he’s never really had a chance to win at life. Being Bart Simpson’s best friend hasn’t helped, either. And this song, the latest from one of our favorite up-and-coming musical comedy Web stars Allie Goertz, drives the point– and it just might make you well up a little. Accompanied by Megan Barrett, the duo form CossbySweater; they’re debut

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    Janeane Garofalo, Kerri Kenney-Silver star in choose your own adventure music video

    Martha Wash of The Weather Girls has been kidnapped! News of this blow is softened thanks to Janeane Garofalo, aka Holly Graham, a Charlie of Charlie Angels-esque informer. It’s all part of the incredibly fun, super-campy official music video of the song “Hologram” by girl group XELLE (JC Cassis, Rony G, Mimi Imfurst), who play the Angels to Garofalo’s “Charlie.” But, wait. This is not just a music video. This

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    Trevor Moore of Whitest Kids U’ Know unleashes offensively hilarious Pope Rap (Video)

    Though he’s usually known as one-fifth of sketch group The Whitest Kids U’ Know, Trevor Moore is about to unleash his own personal brand of absurdly offensive comedy. It comes in the form of his musical comedy album Drunk Texts to Myself, which drops March 26 on Comedy Central Records. The 10 songs span multiple genres of music — think dub step, metal, teen pop, and more — and includes

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