Tag Archive: The Black Keys


The 2013 Grammy Awards took place yesterday, amid CBS’ concerns over “female breast nipples” and (I assume) speculation as to who human scumbug Chris Brown might punch, and the awards confirmed their complete irrelevance by naming Mumford & Sons’ dismal Babel as Album of the Year. The proceedings did provide a few rare highlights, however, with performances …

Continue reading »

[WATCH] THE BLACK KEYS & RZA: ‘The Baddest Man Alive’

The soundtrack to RZA’s directorial debut The Man With the Iron Fists is out tomorrow, and in anticipation of that a badass video has been released for RZA’s collab with The Black Keys. Directed by Chris Marrs Piliero, the clip for ‘The Baddest Man Alive’ features RZA, Dan Auerbach and Patrick Carney in an increasingly gory and hilarious battle over …

Continue reading »

THE MAN WITH THE IRON FISTS updates: Stream the soundtrack + Watch new character trailers + Music videos for KANYE WEST’s ‘White Dress’ & METHOD MAN/FREDDIE GIBBS/STREETLIFE’s ‘Built For This’

The release of RZA’s much-anticipated, Quentin Tarantino-produced and R-rated kung fu epic The Man with the Iron Fists is drawing near, and the equally anticipated soundtrack has hit the web today. Highlights include Kanye West’s soulful contribution ‘White Dress’ (which comes with a globe-spanning collage video directed by DanTheMan), RZA reteaming with BlakRoc collaborators The Black …

Continue reading »

[WATCH] Eye-popping red-band trailer for RZA’s THE MAN WITH THE IRON FISTS

Wu-Tang mastermind and kung-fu scholar RZA has finally dropped the first trailer for his long-gestating directorial debut The Man with the Iron Fists. Presented by his pal Quentin Tarantino, and co-written by Eli Roth, the film stars RZA – alongside a stellar cast which includes Russell Crowe (seemingly have a ball as the villain), Jamie Chung, Pam Grier, Cung …

Continue reading »

[WATCH] THE BLACK KEYS: ‘Gold On The Ceiling’ (Dir. Harmony Korine)

Earlier this year, The Black Keys’ released a straightforward live video for their unstoppable El Camino anthem ‘Gold on the Ceiling‘. As if to make up for that clip’s ordinariness, the group have hooked up with filmmaker Harmony Korine (Gummo, Kids) and released a new video for the same track. As you might expect from …

Continue reading »

THE BLACK KEYS announce two New Zealand dates for November

The Black Keys have just announced their long-awaited return to New Zealand with shows scheduled for Auckland and Wellington in November, following their last-minute withdrawal from the Big Day Out festival early last year due to exhaustion. The Akron, Ohio duo are touring their huge 2011 album El Camino, and are set to play Auckland’s …

Continue reading »

[WATCH] THE BLACK KEYS: ‘Gold On The Ceiling’

The Black Keys have dropped a video for the insanely catchy ‘Gold on the Ceiling’, the second single from El Camino (following ‘Lonely Boy’). The Reid Long-directed clip features footage from the album’s record release show in New York City last December, but unfortunately none of the humour that the boys’ previous videos have showcased.

[Watch] THE BLACK KEYS on LETTERMAN: ‘Gold on the Ceiling’

Following recent performances on SNL and The Colbert Report, The Black Keys hit the Late Show with David Letterman tonight to perform El Camino track ‘Gold on the Ceiling’. They’ve obviously chosen this track as the second single for the album, and it’s a damn good one. The duo gave an electrified performance and no doubt …

Continue reading »


The Black Keys visited The Colbert Report tonight in support of their great new album El Camino, which was released today. They performed lead single ‘Lonely Boy’, as well as album track ‘Gold on the Ceiling’ as a web exclusive. Colbert welcomed them to the Grammy club (they won three for last year’s Brothers), and …

Continue reading »


The Black Keys hit Saturday Night Live over the weekend for the second time this year in support of their soon-to-be-released seventh LP El Camino. They performed lead single ‘Lonely Boy’ and ‘Gold on the Ceiling’ on the Steve Buscemi-hosted episode.

Older posts «