Archive for March 2nd, 2011

Digest: Daft Punk’s ‘Tron’ Score Remixed; Elton John Documentary to Open Tribeca Film Festival

March 2nd, 2011
Daft Punk's 'Tron' Score Gets RemixedTron Legacy R3CONFIGUR3D a collection of remixes of Daft Punk's score for last year's Tron sequel will be in stores on April 5th The collection will include remixes by Moby Paul Oakenfold the Crystal Method Photek and M83 vs Big Black Delta A limited edition...

Christina Aguilera Joins Cee Lo Green and Adam Levine on NBC’s New Singing Competition

March 2nd, 2011
Christina Aguilera will be joining Cee Lo Green and Maroon 5 frontman Adam Levine as a judge on the forthcoming NBC singing competition The Voice Aguilera had been rumored to be the third judge for weeks but the singer's participation in the show was formally announced earlier today The show...

Beyoncé Says She Donated Qaddafi Money to Haiti

March 2nd, 2011
On Monday several prominent music-business sources told Rolling Stone that Beyoncé Mariah Carey Usher 50 Cent and others who've performed shows funded by Libyan leaders should donate their fees to charity Today Beyoncé's rep is saying she already did According to her publicist Yvette Noel-Schure the singer put all her...

Rolling Stones Catalog Now Available as High-Resolution Downloads

March 2nd, 2011
High-end digital retailer HDtracks announced today that they are now selling the music of the Rolling Stones as high-resolution audio downloads As of now the UK version of The Rolling Stones The Rolling Stones No 2 12 X 5 Big Hits and Through the Past Darkly are available in the...

Sammy Hagar: ‘I Would Love to Make Another Record With Van Halen’

March 2nd, 2011
Sammy Hagar's new autobiography Red My Uncensored Life In Rock (in stores on March 15th) traces the singer's long career from his days in the 1970s hard rock band Montrose to his insane ride in Van Halen through the formation of his supergroup Chickenfoot The new issue of Rolling Stone (on...

Exclusive Download: Meat Puppets Keep Up Their Hot Streak With ‘Damn Thing’

March 2nd, 2011
The Meat Puppets' 13th album Lollilop continues the long-running psychedelic band's hot streak since returning from a hiatus brought on by bassist Cris Kirkwood's struggles with addiction "Damn Thing" one of the new record's highlights is a fine showcase for the trio's signature blend of crunchy guitars and laid back...

Digest: Prince Sued For $700,000; Elton John Admits He’ll Attend Royal Wedding

March 2nd, 2011
Prince Sued For $700000The New York City law firm Patterson Belknap Webb and Tyler have filed a lawsuit claiming that Prince owes them more than $700000 in legal fees The firm represented the singer in cases in Ireland California and New York in addition to handling his divorce from Manuela...

Def Leppard to Include New Recorded Songs on Upcoming Live Album

March 2nd, 2011
Though Def Leppard's forthcoming record Mirrorball is a live album it will include three new studio recordings According to frontman Joe Elliott the band originally intended to include two new bonus tracks but they were so inspired in the studio that it ended up becoming three – "Undefeated" "All About...

Meet Alex Jones, the Talk Radio Host Behind Charlie Sheen’s Crazy Rants

March 2nd, 2011
It's just past 9 am when Alex Jones pulls his Dodge Charger into a desolate parking lot in Austin From the outside the squat single-story office complex that Jones calls his "command center" resembles a moon base surrounded by fields of dying grass But inside blinking banks of high-tech recording...

Win a Copy of ‘The Lost Rolling Stones Photographs’ Signed by All Five Rolling Stones

March 2nd, 2011
The Lost Rolling Stones Photographs is an expansive collection of never-before-seen photographs taken by the Stones' manager Bob Bonis as the band toured from 1964-1966 Check out shots of Mick Jagger by the pool Keith Richards getting mobbed by fans and more and enter to win the ultimate prize Rolling...