Archive for September 30th, 2011

‘X Factor’ Recap: Auditions Go Out With a Bang and a Whimper

September 30th, 2011
When last we left them the judges seemed to be in some unspoken groupthink experiment voting in unison for most of episode three Will the final round of auditions find them on the same page or deadlocked in discord? Although energized by some standout performances the judges seem fatigued this...

Mick Jagger: I’m Hooked on Facebook

September 30th, 2011
In an interview with USA Today Mick Jagger says that he has become hooked on social media to the point that it distracts him from making music "I spend way too much time on the computer and not enough time playing the guitar" says the Rolling Stones frontman "There's an...

Exclusive Interviews: Inside the Ups and Downs of Blink-182

September 30th, 2011
Back in the days of Total Request Live the three members of Blink-182 seemed to have barely distinguishable personalities But anyone who has ever spent time with Mark Hoppus Travis Barker and Tom Delonge knows that was never true They are three drastically different men with very different ideas of...

Perry Farrell Promises ‘Low-Down, Dirty Club Show’ for Jane’s Addiction Gigs

September 30th, 2011
Jane's Addiction returns to Los Angeles' John Anson Ford Amphitheatre for the first time since 1989 on October 3rd and 4th – and Perry Farrell can't wait "I’m pretty psyched about it" Farrell tells Rolling Stone The two gigs at the 1400-person capacity theatre are part of a six-show tour that...

Michael Jackson’s Bodyguard: Dr. Murray Hid Drug Vials

September 30th, 2011
Michael Jackson's bodyguard Alberto Alvarez testified yesterday that Dr Conrad Murray the doctor on trial for involuntary manslaughter in the pop icon's death had instructed him to collect vials of drugs before paramedics arrived at the singer's home on the day he died in June 2009 Photos Michael Jackson RememberedAccording...

Mark Ronson Records Song for London Olympics

September 30th, 2011
Mark Ronson is collaborating with singer Katy B on the theme song for the London 2012 Olypmic Games The tune which will be used in ads for Coca-Cola as well as various other spots promoting the sporting event According to the Associated Press the music will incorporate samples of athletes...