Archive for March 21st, 2011

Digest: U2 and Rihanna to Appear on Benefit LP For Japan; David Bowie Releases Birthday Concert Album

March 21st, 2011
U2 Rihanna to Appear on Japan Benefit AlbumU2 and Rihanna are expected to be among the artists featured on a digital-only compilation album from Universal Music that will raise money for the Japanese Red Cross' relief efforts in Japan The set is expected to hit digital stores by the end...

The Strokes, Elegantly Wasted: Rolling Stone’s 2003 Cover Story

March 21st, 2011
He is supposed to arrive at 9 PM When he shows up it is well after midnight But he will make up for it by spending the next seven hours and forty-five minutes with me Not because he likes me or doesn't like me Just because that is what he...

Eddie Vedder to Release New Solo Album and Concert DVD

March 21st, 2011
Eddie Vedder's second solo album Ukulele Songs and a live concert film titled Water on the Road will both be released on May 31st Vedder announced today As the title suggests Ukulele Songs will feature Vedder performing original songs and covers on his ukulele Cat Power's Chan Marshall and Glen...

Simon Cowell Pursuing Nicki Minaj for ‘The X Factor’

March 21st, 2011
Simon Cowell is reportedly pursuing Nicki Minaj for a judging gig on his new singing competition The X Factor According to the New York Post's sources Cowell recently met with Minaj in Los Angeles to discuss the possibility of her joining the show which will begin in the fall on...

Wyclef Jean Claims He Was Shot During Political Rally in Haiti

March 21st, 2011
UPDATE Reuters has reported that Vanel Lacroix the police chief of the town where Jean is staying says that he was not shot but was instead cut by broken glass Wyclef Jean was treated and released from a hospital in Haiti yesterday after an incident  on Saturday night in Delmas...