Archive for March 3rd, 2011

Courtney Love Settles Twitter Defamation Suit For $430,000

March 3rd, 2011
Hole singer Courtney Love has settled a lawsuit brought against her by Dawn Simorangkir a fashion designer who claims that Love defamed her in a series of messages on Twitter last year The settlement will not be announced until next week but the Hollywood Reporter's sources say Love will pay...

Mariah Carey Responds to Calls That Qaddafi Money Be Returned

March 3rd, 2011
Mariah Carey announced today she feels "horrible and embarrassed" for performing on behalf of Muatassim Qaddafi son of Libyan leader Muammar Qaddafi who hired her to sing four songs on the Caribbean island of St Bart's during New Year's Eve 2008 "I was naive and unaware of who I was...

Digest: Steven Tyler Launches ‘AppSoLewdly’ App; Trent Reznor to Kill Lincoln’s Mother in Vampire Movie

March 3rd, 2011
Steven Tyler Launches His Own AppAerosmith frontman and American Idol judge Steven Tyler has launched a new mobile app called Steven Tyler's AppSoLewdly The app available in the iTunes store for $299 will give fans access to exclusive video photos sounds and "Tylerisms" created by the man himself [Press release]Trent...

Sammy Hagar on Eddie Van Halen in New Memoir: ‘What a Fruitcake’

March 3rd, 2011
The new issue of Rolling Stone - on stands and in the digital archives now - has an exclusive excerpt from Sammy Hagar's new book Red My Uncensored Life In Rock In the book Hagar reveals what a mess Eddie Van Halen was when he first met with the guitarist...

Simon Cowell Wants Mariah Carey, George Michael and Paula Abdul as Judges For ‘The X-Factor’

March 3rd, 2011
Simon Cowell has yet to make any decisions about who will join him as a judge on the American version of his X-Factor singing competition when it debuts on Fox in the fall but the rumored candidates are among the biggest names in pop music According to Reuters Mariah Carey...

Bob Dylan Concerts Held Up By Chinese Government

March 3rd, 2011
Chinese officials are in the process of reviewing an application from Bob Dylan to perform concerts there in April The singer had planned to play gigs in Beijing and Shanghai last year but the shows were canceled for reasons that are still unclear Photos Early Bob Dylan According to some accounts the...

Digest: George Michael Covers New Order On Charity Single; Sum 41 Singer Hospitalized in Sydney

March 3rd, 2011
George Michael Covers New Order For Charity SingleGeorge Michael will release a cover of the New Order hit "True Faith" as a charity single on March 13th in the UK to raise money for Comic Relief According to New Order bassist Peter Hook the band gave Michael their blessing to...

Trial For Michael Jackson’s Doctor Postponed Until May

March 3rd, 2011
The trial of Conrad Murray the doctor accused of involuntary manslaughter in the death of Michael Jackson will be postponed until May 9th The trial was originally scheduled to begin on March 24th but Los Angeles Superior Court Judge Michael Pastor opted to give both the prosecution and defense more...

Love’s Lost 1973 LP ‘Black Beauty’ to be Released in June

March 3rd, 2011
Love's unreleased 1973 LP Black Beauty will finally hit shelves on June 7th according to a statement released by the new label High Moon Records Produced by Paul Rothchild – who worked on The Doors' first five albums – the R&B-infused album was meant to be the first record by...

Keith Richards’ Daughter Appears in Court After Vandalism Arrest

March 3rd, 2011
Keith Richards' 25-year-old fashion model daughter Theodora Richards appeared in Manhattan Criminal Court yesterday following her arrest Tuesday night for for possession of drugs and vandalizing a convent in Soho Hot Rock Offspring Madonna Sting Keith Richards and More Stars' Famous KidsRichards was busted when police spotted her scrawling "T...