Archive for May 12th, 2011

Pink Floyd Reunite at Roger Waters Show in London

May 12th, 2011
The surviving members of Pink Floyd reunited onstage tonight at London's 02 Arena during a stop on Roger Waters' Wall tour - marking only the second time that Nick Mason David Gilmour and Waters had played together in the last 30 years Waters and Gilmour performed "Comfortably Numb" as the...

‘Book of Mormon’ Tour Will Open in Denver

May 12th, 2011
The Book of Mormon the wildly acclaimed Tony-nominated musical by South Park creators Trey Parker and Matt Stone will head out on a national tour in December 2012 beginning in Parker and Stone's home state of Colorado Though no itinerary has been set for the road show the producers have...

Lady Gaga Declares Herself ‘Librarian of Glam Culture’

May 12th, 2011
If there's one thing Lady Gaga knows a lot about it's pop culture In her first column for V Magazine the 25-year-old New Yorker says she's been keeping tabs on the world around her since she was an aspiring singer in a roach-infested apartment PHOTOS Lady Gaga's wackiest...

The Head and the Heart Bliss Out on Harmony-Soaked Debut

May 12th, 2011
Click to listen to the Head and the Heart's self-titled album To understand the overwhelming optimism of Seattle folk-rock band the Head and the Heart just look at how they conquered Boise Idaho After their gorgeous harmony-fueled ballads failed to win over a nightclub crowd the six-piece set up at a...

Big Boi Starts Record Label With Teenage Daughter

May 12th, 2011
Big Boi Starts Label With 16-Year-Old DaughterOutkast rapper Big Boi has announced that he is starting a new record label called Purple Kidz with his 16-year-old daughter Jordan Big Boi says that the label is essentially a Sweet 16 gift for his daughter but one that he hopes will encourage...

Last Chance to Vote in Cover Contest Round Three

May 12th, 2011
There are only hours left to vote in Round Three of our Choose the Cover Contest! Voting for this round closes May 13th at 1159 pm and that's when the four bands vying for the cover of Rolling Stone – as well as an Atlantic Records contract – will be...

‘American Idol’ Recap: Lady Gaga Solves Everything

May 12th, 2011
Last night we had the chance to see what real coaching can do for an Idol hopeful Lady Gaga was on hand decked in an enormous beauty mark and a leotard to deliver useful advice intermixed with hilariously strange asides In the first half the kids performed songs of their...

Karl Rove Calls Common a ‘Thug’ Over Poetry Event

May 12th, 2011
The right wing shows no signs of letting the manufactured controversy over Common's White House invitation die Even though last night's Evening of Poetry went off without a hitch Fox News and other right-wing outlets continue to devote ever more attention to the issue At the event Common didn't address...

Sheepdogs Get the Blessing of Canadian Prime Minister

May 12th, 2011
Photograph by Deb Ransom Stephen Harper the recently re-elected Prime Minister of Canada stopped by the Sheepdogs' show in Ottawa on Sunday After the gig Harper and his wife Laureen posed for a photo with the band and wished them well in their bid to win a recording contract with Atlantic...

Fight Over Britney Spears’ Finances, Mental State Heats Up

May 12th, 2011
Britney Spears' former manager Sam Lutfi has filed a motion in Los Angeles Superior Court asking a judge to order a psychiatric evaluation of the singer Lutfi is pursuing a defamation lawsuit against the pop star's mother Lynne Spears and wants Britney to give a deposition Britney's parents have claimed...