Archive for October 14th, 2011

Clinton Foundation Benefit to be Livestreamed

October 14th, 2011
Lady Gaga U2's Bono and the Edge Usher Kenny Chesney and other stars will perform at a charity concert for the William J Clinton Foundation at the Hollywood Bowl in Los Angeles tomorrow night The show which celebrates 10 years of the former president's philanthropic organization will be streamed live...

Week in Review: Occupy Wall Street Heats Up With Tom Morello Performance

October 14th, 2011
"I'm a supporter of Occupy Wall Street and the other 1300 Occupy movements" Rage Against the Machine guitarist Tom Morello told Rolling Stone during his visit to the protest in Manhattan this week "This is a place where in your home town tomorrow you could start Occupy Libertyville...

Weekend Rock Question: What Is the Worst Song of the Seventies?

October 14th, 2011
The Seventies produced some of the best music of all time – David Bowie Led Zeppelin Queen the Clash Elton John Joni Mitchell Kraftwerk and Parliament/Funkadelic to name a few not to mention the rise of disco and punk But like any decade there was a lot of awful music...

Jeff Beck Bassist Tal Wilkenfeld Pens New Songs With Jackson Browne, Steve Perry

October 14th, 2011
Bassist Tal Wilkenfeld has led a charmed musical life "Now that I've done so much playing with people like Jeff Beck I'm spoiled" she told Rolling Stone recently right after stepping off the stage at the iHeartRadio Festival that she shared with Beck Aerosmith's Steven Tyler and members of Sly...

Rick Ross Suffers Seizure on Plane

October 14th, 2011
Rick Ross is being treated by paramedics after he lost consciousness on a flight from Ft Lauderdale Fla to Memphis earlier today The plane was forced to make an emergency landing to save himTMZ has reported that the emergency call went out to paramedics at 1255 pm ET and that...

Lady Gaga Wins Court Battle Over ‘Lady Goo Goo’

October 14th, 2011
Lady Gaga has won an injunction barring the makers of an online game from promoting an animated character called Lady Goo Goo The character intended to be a parody of the singer was part of the British company Mind Candy's Moshi Monsters site in which children can adopt a virtual...

Zac Brown Launches Southern Ground Music and Food Festival

October 14th, 2011
Country singer Zac Brown thinks something major is missing from the concert experience "The normal fare at a concert is a pretzel a hot dog or a dry pack of corn chips with some Cheese Whiz Why not be eating something amazing while you're watching something amazing?” the frontman of the...

Exclusive Stream: Deer Tick’s Raspy, Romantic ‘Main Street’

October 14th, 2011
Click to listen to Deer Tick's 'Main Street' "Main Street" the first single from Deer Tick's new album Divine Providence finds the Rhode Island rockers hitting a comfortable sweet spot where the romantic rhythms of girl-group pop the raspy punk of Nirvana and the rootsy blue-collar poetry of Bruce Springsteen all...

Free Download: Roll the Tanks Pay Tribute to Jay Reatard

October 14th, 2011
Click to listen to Roll The Tanks' 'Goodnight Jimmy Lee' Los Angeles pop-punkers Roll the Tanks wrote their latest single "Goodnight Jimmy Lee" on the day garage-rock hero Jay Reatard died last year "The song pays tribute to his greatness but also speaks of my own shortcomings seen through his eyes"...

Motley Crue Fans Scammed by Fake Concert Promoters

October 14th, 2011
Indonesian Mötley Crüe fans were bilked out of an estimated $60000 in ticket sales for a non-existent gig publicized by a fake concert promoter More than 1500 people purchased tickets for about $40 each before the scam was revealed by the Jakarta Globe a local English-language newspaper Photos Mötley Crüe...