Archive for August 25th, 2011

Keith Richards’ Memoir Sells a Million Copies

August 25th, 2011
Keith Richards has written one of the best-selling rock memoirs of all time The Rolling Stones guitarist's book Life has sold over one million copies since its release last year equivalent to going platinum in the music worldRichards earned a huge payday for the book raking in more than $7...

Jon Stewart to Host Q&A with Nirvana

August 25th, 2011
Daily Show host Jon Stewart will host a Q&A session with the surviving members of Nirvana on a SiriusXM broadcast celebrating the 20th anniversary of their landmark album Nevermind SiriusXM's Town Hall with Nirvana will be part of the satellite radio network's Nevermind Radio limited-run channelKrist Novoselic Dave Grohl and...

Pitbull Responds to Lindsay Lohan Lawsuit

August 25th, 2011
Pitbull has responded to a lawsuit filed by Lindsay Lohan who claims that the rapper disparaged her name in his recent hit "Give Me Everything" In a statement on his official website the Miami rapper says that the line in question – "I got it locked up like Lindsay Lohan"...

Exclusive Download: Body Language’s Hot Dance Track ‘Falling Out’

August 25th, 2011
Click to listen to Body Language's 'Falling Out' Brooklyn-based Body Language is set to release a follow up to their 2009 debut in October but the trio is setting the mood for their EP with new track "Falling Out" Body Language’s Matt Young describes the sultry dance track as a "shifty...

The Hold Steady Kick Off Tour With Greatest Hits

August 25th, 2011
For a band that works as hard as the Hold Steady – both on the road and in the studio where the beer-friendly indie outfit has produced five albums in the past seven years – taking four and a half months off from touring constitutes an extended vacation But the...

Exclusive: Wavves Reveal ‘I Wanna Meet Dave Grohl’ Cover Art

August 25th, 2011
    Who wants to meet Foo Fighters frontman Dave Grohl? Apparently Wavves' Nathan Williams does and we have an exclusive premiere of artwork from Williams' new EP Life Sux which will feature the song "I Wanna Meet Dave Grohl" "That's Dave Grohl It was drawn by Nick Gazin and it...

Cyndi Lauper Opens Shelter for Homeless LGBT Youth

August 25th, 2011
Cyndi Lauper is set to open a 30-bed housing facility for homeless lesbian gay bisexual and transgendered youth in Manhattan on September 1st The True Colors Residence named after her 1986 hit "True Colors" will be located on West 154th St near Frederick Douglass Blvd in Harlem The residence the...

Peaches Hopes to Bring Stage Extravaganza to the U.S.

August 25th, 2011
Electro-punk musician Peaches was scheduled to play this weekend's Sunset Junction festival in Los Angeles — until the city pulled the plug on the event yesterday because the festival's organizers hadn't paid hundreds of thousands of dollars in permit fees Instead Peaches will put on her down festival that she's...

Remembering Aaliyah: 1979-2001

August 25th, 2011
One late Saturday afternoon just two weeks before her death twenty-two-year-old Aaliyah walked from a black Mercedes-Benz to a small helicopter for a short flight from New Jersey to East Hampton New York She was on her way to the summer house that Jay-Z shared with her boyfriend of a...

Michael Jackson Manager Frank Dileo Dead at 63

August 25th, 2011
Frank Dileo who managed Michael Jackson during his commercial peak in the '80s and returned to work with the star before his death in 2009 has died at the age of 63 The cause of Dileo's death has not been made public but he had recently experienced complications following heart...