I have no idea why this band still gets a gig like this.
Red Hot Chili Peppers bassist Flea just gave it away, confirming
what everyone already suspected.
The rock group’s halftime performance at Super Bowl XLVIII was
pre-recorded. The band’s guitars were not plugged in.
Red Hot Chili Peppers on Super Bowl...
For the music business, Twitter holds a vast haystack of data
with no easy way to find the most valuable needles — like which
acts are attracting the most attention, and where.
To help find them, Twitter has turned to 300, a new company
started by Lyor Cohen, one of music’s biggest...
To Bruce Springsteen, Pete Seeger, the
singer/songwriter/activist who died Monday at the age of 94 was
“the father of American folk music.
“But Seeger, who popularized This Land Is Your Land and We Shall
Overcome and wrote If I Had a Hammer and Turn, Turn, Turn, never
liked the term folk music.
The owner of a Michigan party space has canceled a “Freedom 2
Twerk” party after the event’s promoter began circulating
promotional flyers featuring a Photoshopped image of Martin Luther
King, Jr. wearing a large gold chain and medallion and flashing
what appears to be a gang sign.
Factually, Christie is more relevant than Springsteen today. I’m
not sure he really matters all that much. And I’m no Christie fan.
In hindsight, it’s interesting how
in this pic from their meeting, which made Christie wilt,
Springsteen seems to be looking right past him. But the copy,
Earlier this week, in Los Angeles Superior Court, the trial
between Courtney Love and her former lawyer began. The lawyer,
Rhonda Holmes, is suing Love for libel for a June 2010 tweet in
which the volatile rocker accused Holmes of being “bought
off”—Holmes had refused to help Love bring a...
Wow, not often you see
something like this: USAToday —
UPDATE: Reports that Country Music Hall of Famer Ray Price has
died appear to be in error. Price’s son Cliff Price wrote of his
death on Facebook, but was not at Price’s bedside in Mount
Pleasant, Texas, when he posted. Price’s wife, Janie...
Ray Manzarek, who as the keyboardist and a songwriter for the Doors helped shape one of the indelible bands of the psychedelic era, died on Monday at a clinic in Rosenheim, Germany. He was 74.
via Ray Manzarek, 74, Is Dead
Tourists are crowding onto a Bronx bus tour that promises “a
ride through a real New York City ‘GHETTO’ ” — and local
politicians are furious.
h/t for the photo and
more on the ‘Ghetto Tour’ here.
Question – how is this any different than what this un-talented
ass-clown Kanye West is doing?
He’s 68, not sure the shrinkage thing matters that much
at this point. And God bless him if it is still relevant to
He may no longer deserve the name Rod Stewart.
The 68-year-old rocker revealed that while some guys have all
the luck — he certainly didn’t after continual steroid use...
Well, isn’t that special? I saw the Tweets yesterday and didn’t
know what became of it. Now we know … somewhat. More below.
He tweeted: ‘BREAKING: Gunshots fired on Fort Lauderdale Beach
DURING my JLo interview. No kidding. Security scrambled her
He added: ‘Can hear & see ambulances converging ~400
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — Grammy-winning singer Lauryn Hill is facing
sentencing Monday in New Jersey on federal tax charges.
Hill pleaded guilty last year to not paying federal taxes on
$1.8 million earned from 2005 to 2007. A judge two weeks ago said
Hill had paid only about $50,000 of more than...
Maybe it’s time to just stay home and keep counting the money,
The Rolling Stones rocked a packed house in Los Angeles on
Friday on the opening night of their North American 50 and Counting
tour, but only after websites slashed ticket prices and the band
released additional cheap...
h/t Drudge If
you read down in the story you discover the rapper’s female
tourmate blames the female fan. What’s a guy to do?
Concert opener Kitty (formerly known as Kitty Pryde) took to
Tumblr to pen her take on the incident, which, according to her,
did in fact happen. She called it...
Geesh. There’s more and more than enough detail at link – of
this and other related issues. Fortunately, I’ve never heard of any
of them – seems to be
mostly music and MTV-related nonsense.
Tyler, The Creator’s Mountain Dew Ads Yanked After Racist
Company apologizes and takes ‘full responsibility’ after writer
George Jones … the country music megastar whose heartfelt
vocals and close-to-home lyrics defined the genre for
generations … died today. He was 81.
Jones was hospitalized in Nashville Thursday for a fever and
irregular blood pressure, though the cause of death was not
Jones was in the middle of a...
Business Insider, December 16:
“The next classroom down the hall was Victoria Soto’s. Soto
hid all of her students in the closet and remained in the classroom
to talk to Lanza. She told him that her students were in an
auditorium at the other end of the school. At that...
Cool. But shouldn’t be surprising. Here’s
an item from August. Hence the image.
Now the latest.
A week after saying he would “probably” vote for the GOP ticket
of Mitt Romney and Paul Ryan, the choice for Detroit rocker Kid
Rock seems pretty clear.
A press release today said Kid Rock will “appear and
could be completely wrong on
this Politico item, I have been before. Still, it isn’t 2008
and Obama isn’t coming out of nowhere to capture the
national political spotlight as some new breed of politician. He
over-promised and he has under-performed.
He’s been in office almost four years, his record is...