Archive for April 14th, 2011

Digest: Soundgarden Announce Summer Tour; Santigold Releases New Song with Karen O

April 14th, 2011
Soundgarden Announce Summer TourSoundgarden are heading out on the road in July for a brief four-date tour The band are set to play the Molson Canadian Amphitheatre in Toronto on July 2nd the Festival Pier at Penn's Landing in Philadelphia on July 13th Red Rocks Amphitheatre in Denver on July...

Dave Matthews Plays Intimate New York Gig

April 14th, 2011
Dave Matthews Band will play some of the biggest shows of their career this summer on their own upcoming Caravan festival run but last night Matthews performed a rare intimate acoustic set at the 300-capacity Blue Man Group Theater at lower Manhattan’s Astor Place as part of the group's 20th...

LCD Soundsystem to Release Final Show as DVD

April 14th, 2011
LCD Soundsystem's James Murphy has confirmed that a DVD release of his band's final concert at Madison Square Garden is in the works Murphy revealed his DVD plans when responding to a fan question on the LCD Soundsystem Facebook page According to Murphy the show was filmed and recorded and...

Digest: Beatles Lyrics Sheet Up For Auction; Neil Young Releases Eighties Live Album

April 14th, 2011
John Lennon's Lyrics Sheet to be AuctionedJohn Lennon's original handwritten lyrics for the Beatles classic "Lucy in the Sky with Diamonds" will be sold at an auction at the Saban Theater in Beverly Hills on May 14th and 15th The draft sheet is expected to sell for more than $200000...

Radiohead: There Is No Sequel to ‘The King of Limbs’

April 14th, 2011
Radiohead have shot down the possibility for a sequel to their new album The King of Limbs In an interview with the BBC guitarist Ed O'Brien responded to a question about rampant fan speculation about a follow up disc by flatly denying that this was ever a part of the...

Taylor Swift Buys Parents $1.4 Million Estate

April 14th, 2011
Taylor Swift recently bought her mom and dad Andrea and Scott Swift a $14 million home in Nashville Tennessee PHOTOS Taylor's high-profile flames The three-bedroom 5000 square-foot estate -- built in the 1920s -- was recently renovated and boasts a blue stone terrace and a massive outdoor fireplace "It's an...

Last Chance to Vote in Round Two of the Choose the Cover of Rolling Stone Contest

April 14th, 2011
Today is the last day to vote in the second round of the Choose the Cover of Rolling Stone contest! Eight bands are competing to not only appear on the cover of Rolling Stone but also win a contract with Atlantic Records and make their debut television appearance on...

‘American Idol’ Recap: The Right Song

April 14th, 2011
During last night's installment of Kids Sing While Three Adults Cheer Jennifer gave a defense of the non-judging that's been going down "Everyone wants us to be tough with you guys but the truth is you guys are so damn good!" Generalization sweeping! Are all of the contestants "damn good"...

On the Charts: The Resurrection of Rap-Rock

April 14th, 2011
WINNER OF THE WEEK Current Rolling Stone cover subject Adele (Number One 88000 this week 103 million total) is old news Our fave album of the year so far Britney Spears' Femme Fatale has not yet caught fire So we turn our attention to Number Four – the Continuing Death...

Listen: tUnE-yArDs’ Bold Breakthrough ‘w h o k i l l’

April 14th, 2011
Click to listen tUnE-yArDs' album 'w h o k i l l' tUnE-yArDs' second album w h o k i l l is one of the year's most startling and original records a collection of funky rhythmic immediately catchy songs that showcase the powerhouse vocal chops of songwriter Merrill Garbus Garbus...