Arcade Fire

Arcade Fire at the Pepsi Center, 4-23-14 (photos, review)

If Win Butler is the frontman or the brain of Arcade Fire, Régine Chassagne is the band’s heart. As a “deathly ill” Butler did his best to sing through some of his more demanding songs at the Pepsi Center on Wednesday, Chassagne charmed and pushed her backing vocals from pleasant embellishments to frontwoman status -- picking up the reins like any good band member, partner or wife would do.

Coachella 2014 day three photos: Arcade Fire, Beck, Neutral Milk Hotel, Lana Del Rey and more

Blondie's Debbie Harry and Preservation Jazz Hall Band joined Arcade Fire during its headlining set on day three of Coachella 2014 on Sunday. During the set Win Butler had some critical comments about the festival, calling out Coachella's "fake VIP room bullshit" and giving a shout-out to "all the bands still playing actual instruments." Throughout the day, Slash made a surprise appearance at Motorhead's set, Mary J.

Watch: Arcade Fire, “Afterlife” video

After debuting a live music video for "Afterlife" at the YouTube Music Awards, Arcade Fire has shared a second film for the track. A seven-plus minute cinematic short directed by Emily Kai Bock, the "Afterlife" video follows a boy who leaves his home against his father's will.