Archive for September 21st, 2011

On the Charts: Lady Antebellum Gets Comfortable at the Top

September 21st, 2011
WINNER OF THE WEEK Lady Antebellum But first a quote from country star Eric Church who hit Number One on the Billboard album charts a few weeks ago "Up until now I've not had a Number One song a Top Five song – I've barely had a Top 10 song!"...

R.E.M. In the Real World – Rolling Stone’s 1987 Cover Story

September 21st, 2011
The following article appeared in the December 3 1987 issue of Rolling Stone It is reprinted here to mark the band's break-up It's a warm clear fall afternoon in New York City; REM's guitarist Peter Buck is shopping in midtown Manhattan trying to answer the young clerk who is ringing up...

Krist Novoselic, Duff McKagan and More Pay Tribute to ‘Nevermind’

September 21st, 2011
In late September of 1991 Geffen Records publicist Susie Tennant put together the record release party for Nirvana’s Nevermind The celebration took place at a small downtown Seattle venue called the Rebar – but was cut unceremoniously short when Kurt Cobain Krist Novoselic and Dave Grohl collectively instigated a food...

Simon Cowell: ‘X Factor’ Could Be Bigger Than ‘Idol’

September 21st, 2011
Last week in Los Angeles the four judges of the new FOX singing competition show The X-Factor (premiering tonight at 8/7 Central) – Simon Cowell Paula Abdul LA Reid and Nicole Scherzinger – gathered at the famed Hollywood Arclight theater to host a premiere for Cowell's new show A red carpet event...