Archive for February 10th, 2011

Digest: PJ Harvey to Play Live Webcast; Jack White and Norah Jones Guest on New Danger Mouse Album

February 10th, 2011
PJ Harvey to Play Live WebcastPJ Harvey has announced that she will be performing her new album Let England Shake in its entirety in a live webcast from Paris on Monday at 8 pm Greenwich Mean time The webcast will be streamed on Harvey's official site as well as the...

Exclusive: Buffalo Springfield Plans to Reunite for Fall Tour

February 10th, 2011
Since Buffalo Springfield reunited at last year’s Bridge School Benefit in Mountain View California there have been rumors the band will tour for the first time since their break-up in 1968 Now longtime band friend David Crosby confirms it original members Neil Young Stephen Stills and Richie Furay will hit...

Billy Joel Responds To Elton John: ‘I Do Not Want To Punch Him In The Face’

February 10th, 2011
Billy Joel has responded to Elton John's comments this morning on the Today Show that the Piano Man "hates" him for his recent comments in Rolling Stone "He sent me a message and he's not happy" John told Matt Lauer "He may want to punch my face I understand that...

Exclusive: Kirk Hammett Says Secret Metallica Project In the Works

February 10th, 2011
Metallica just wrapped up a grueling two-year tour behind 2008's Death Magnetic but in May they'll head back into the studio to begin a new project "We want to record it in two weeks" guitarist Kirk Hammett tells Rolling Stone "We had planned on doing it in March but we...

‘American Idol’ Producers Launch New Country Music Competition

February 10th, 2011
American Idol executive producer Nigel Lythgoe is teaming up with his son Simon to launch CMT's Next Superstar a new singing competition that will begin in April on CMT According to Lythgoe the program will be distinct from Idol not only in its emphasis on country music but in that...

Smashing Pumpkins Bassist D’Arcy Wretzky Jailed

February 10th, 2011
Former Smashing Pumpkins bassist D'arcy Wretzky has been jailed in Michigan for refusing to appear in court for charges relating to an incident in 2009 when her horses escaped from her farm and ran wild through a town Photos Face the Music - Rock Star Mug ShotsWretzky neglected to pay a...

Exclusive: Ke$ha Discusses Her Cock-Rock Ambitions and Getting Tattooed by a Crackhead

February 10th, 2011
Ke$ha is a refreshingly candid pop star Whereas some starlets are very on-message in interviews she isn't afraid to admit potentially embarrassing details about her life or playfully discuss her plans for the future Here's a few of the best bits from Austin Scaggs' Q&A with the singer in the...

Digest: AFI Singer Joins Cast of ‘American Idiot’; LCD Soundsystem Presale Tickets Scalped For $1,500

February 10th, 2011
AFI Singer Joins the Cast of 'American Idiot'Davey Havok of AFI is the latest rocker to join the cast of American Idiot on Broadway Havok will take the role of St Jimmy from Green Day frontman Billie Joe Armstrong for a two-week engagement beginning March 1st Former American Idol contestant...

Mark Ronson Engaged to French Model

February 10th, 2011
DJ and producer Mark Ronson is engaged to French model Josephine De La Baume his rep confirms to UsMagazinecom PHOTOS Hollywood's hottest engagements Dating since March 2009 De La Baume previously appeared in a 2010 music video for "The Bike Song" a hit made famous by Mark Ronson & The...

Lady Gaga Admits She Vomited Backstage at London Concert

February 10th, 2011
Pop superstar Lady Gaga explains in the new issue of Vogue that her dedication to live performance is completely steadfast -- in extreme sickness and in health PHOTOS Her wackiest outfits of all time "I don't know if you knew this" she confides to writer Jonathan van Meter of a recent...