New Video: Franz Ferdinand, 'Love Illumination'

Watch Franz Ferdinand channel David Lynch and rock horse heads in the "Love Illumination" video.

New Song: Franz Ferdinand, 'Right Action'

Hear Franz Ferdinand's exuberant, old-school new single, "Right Action."

Franz Ferdinand Get Warm Re-Welcome At Lollapalooza

Two songs make their Stateside debut during Scottish band's first U.S. gig in nearly three years.

Blink-182, Weezer To Headline 2009 Virgin Mobile Free Fest

Franz Ferdinand, Taking Back Sunday, Public Enemy, more also join August 30 show in Maryland.

Bruce Springsteen Unseats Taylor Swift On Billboard Albums Chart

Swift hangs tight at #2; plus movement from Franz Ferdinand, WWE: The Music.

Franz Ferdinand Capture Just The Right Sound, Thanks To -- Gulp! -- Human Remains

'I can't think of any records with human bones,' Alex Kapranos says of band's new percussion instruments.

Yung Joc Says He Has 'Utmost Respect For The Law'; Plus Lil Wayne, Jessica Simpson, Franz Ferdinand & More, In For The Record

Weezy slips out digital Leak; Simpson dishes on country album; new Franz LP will be 'more dance than rock.'

50 Cent Says He'll Quit If Kanye West Outdoes Him; Plus Lily Allen, D'Angelo, Beastie Boys, Norah Jones & More, In For The Record

Allen scraps tour dates again; D'Angelo pleads guilty to DUI; Beasties play first show ever in Brooklyn, New York.

A.M. Surf Report: 50 Cent Breaks News To De Niro And Pacino; Britney Spears Banks 'Four Definite Hits'

Plus hacker reveals alleged Harry Potter spoilers; White Stripes battle Bon Jovi for #1 and more.

Franz Ferdinand Owe Heavier Synth/Dance Sound To ... A Velvet Cape?

Frontman Alex Kapranos says band grabbed 'big bank of synthesizers' for yet-untitled third LP.

Henna, Hippies, Hateration: Braving Bonnaroo, In Bigger Than The Sound

Our MTV News correspondent staved off heatstroke and hippies at the Tennessee festival.

Bonnaroo Recap: White Stripes, Police, Lily Allen Bring Heat To Already Scorching Fest

Is Bonnaroo the best music festival in the U.S.? MTV News' reporter says yes!

Kanye Releases 'Nothing,' Plus Mary J., Phil Spector, Bono, Lindsay, Christina, Rihanna & More In For The Record

Blige's prizes keep rolling in; Spector's driver testifies; Bono gives world leaders a 'cold shower.'

For The Record: Quick News On Busta Rhymes, Antonella Barba, Kid Rock, C-Murder, Kanye West, MCR & More

Busta finishes shooting film; ex-'Idol' semifinalist reinvents herself; Kid Rock won't be charged for alleged rough-up.

For The Record: Quick News On Hilary & Joel, Game, Snoop, Black Eyed Peas, Britney, Christina & More

Duff, Madden split; Game, Snoop talk tour; Peas keeping busy.

Surprise Guests Franz Ferdinand Steal 'Sounds Eclectic' Show

Scottish rockers join Death Cab at radio benefit; Ziggy Marley, Ben Harper share stage.

For The Record: Quick News On Paula Abdul, Matisyahu, Tool, Slum Village, Ben Folds & More

'Idol' judge involved in airport-security breach; Matisyahu planning in-store; Tool announce LP title.

For The Record: Quick News On Paris Hilton, Mos Def, Franz Ferdinand, Staind, Depeche Mode, Alkaline Trio & More

Paris has September court date; Mos Def supporting Katrina-relief effort; Franz bolster single with new songs.

For The Record: Quick News On Kanye West, Kid Rock, Strokes, 'Harry Potter,' Arctic Monkeys & More

West and Strokes win British magazine awards; Kid Rock's lawsuit delayed; 'Harry Potter' hits $600-million mark.

Death Cab, Franz Ferdinand Teaming Up For Indie-Riffic North American Tour

Jaunt kicks off March 22 in Oregon.

Tool And Franz Ferdinand Will Rock Coachella

Artists scheduled to perform at the annual festival include Depeche Mode, Common and the Yeah Yeah Yeahs.

For The Record: Quick News On Mariah Carey, Foxy Brown, Courtney Love, Franz Ferdinand, Relient K & More

Mariah chases down the Beatles; judge threatens Foxy with jail time; Courtney home up for auction.

Franz Ferdinand Look To Amerie For Songwriting Inspiration

Band has already written 14 songs for next album.

Chris Brown And Carrie Underwood Get Close, But Now Reclaims #1

Brown edges out Underwood for #2 by fewer than 200 copies.