Archive for August 12th, 2011

Week in Review: Kanye and Jay-Z Dazzle with ‘Watch the Throne’

August 12th, 2011
After months of hype and anticipation Jay-Z and Kanye West released their album-length collaboration Watch the Throne on Sunday evening in order to avoid a leak We went through the album track-by-track and gave the disc a very positive review Hopefully this will help Kanye to ease up on...

Weekend Rock Question: What is the Worst Cover Song of All Time?

August 12th, 2011
Last week we asked Rolling Stone readers to name their favorite duet band – and we compiled the votes into a top 10 list Our question for you this week is What is the worst cover song of all time? You can vote here in the comments on facebookcom/rollingstone or on...

Listen: Lil Wayne Reunites with Drake on ‘She Will’

August 12th, 2011
The latest single from Lil Wayne's hotly anticipated and long delayed Tha Carter IV has hit the internet "She Will" which features a guest appearance by Weezy's Young Money associate Drake is a moody atmospheric number that nonetheless boasts a stick incredibly memorable chorus Since all the songs released from the...

Matthew Sweet on His Ambitious New Record and Taking ‘Girlfriend’ On the Road

August 12th, 2011
Click to listen to Matthew Sweet's 'She Walks the Night' "She Walks the Night" the first single from Matthew Sweet's 13th studio album Modern Art sounds like a classic sunny Sweet power pop tune but it's actually a major departure for the veteran songwriter "It's really about an apparition" he told...

Smashing Pumpkins Will Debut New Songs on Fall Tour

August 12th, 2011
The Smashing Pumpkins will road test new material for their next album Oceania when they go out on tour this October The band who currently include band mastermind Billy Corgan along with newer members Jeff Schroeder Mike Byrne and Nicole Fiorentino promise to play a mix of hits and deep...

Coldplay Announce New Album ‘Mylo Xyloto’

August 12th, 2011
Coldplay have announced that their fifth album Mylo Xyloto will hit stores on October 25th The record which was produced by Markus Dravs Daniel Green and Rik Simpson will feature additional contributions and "enoxification" from Brian Eno who previously collaborated with the band on their 2008 album Viva La Vida...

Ghostface Killah Sues Universal Over Royalties

August 12th, 2011
Ghostface Killah has filed a lawsuit against Universal Music Group for allegedly violating his record contract and stiffing him on copyright royalties The rapper claims that UMG holds a 25 percent stake in Wu-Tang Clan songs but has been taking 50 percent The suit spins out of a previous case...

Warrant Singer Jani Lane Dies in Los Angeles

August 12th, 2011
Jani Lane the former lead singer of the Eighties glam metal band Warrant had died at the age of 47 Lane's body was found yesterday in a hotel in the Woodland Hills district of Los Angeles No details regarding the circumstances of his death have been revealedPhotos Random NotesThough Lane...