Archive for October 27th, 2011

Rolling Stone’s Favorite #lessexcitingbandnames

October 27th, 2011
Rolling Stone participated in the hilarious #lessexcitingbandnames meme on Twitter this afternoon tossing in a few suggestions of our own – Shy and the Family Stone Stone Temple Pilates Public Frenemy and the Rolling Pebbles – while encouraging you to tweet your own at @RollingStone Here are some of our...

Listen: Scott Weiland’s Version of ‘Winter Wonderland’

October 27th, 2011
Scott Weiland and Christmas music are probably not things that most people associate together in their minds But the Stone Temple Pilots frontman – whose album of Christmas classics Most Wonderful Time Of The Year hit shelves earlier this week – says he's always loved holiday standards "I've been listening...

Tour Alert: Lemonheads Revive ‘It’s a Shame About Ray’

October 27th, 2011
The Lemonheads Evan Dando and the latest incarnation of his Nineties alt-rock band the Lemonheads are back on tour and playing 1992's It’s a Shame About Ray in its entirety The Lemonheads are also releasing Hotel Sessions an intimate recording of Dando playing new songs on his acoustic guitar in...

Frances Bean Cobain Teases Possible Engagement

October 27th, 2011
Frances Bean Cobain may be engaged according to her Facebook page The 19-year-old daughter of Kurt Cobain and Courtney Love recently changed her status on the site to "engaged" suggesting that she is planning to marry her boyfriend Isaiah Silva of the rock band the Rambles Of course this could...

Exclusive: The Jezabels’ ‘Try Colour’

October 27th, 2011
Click to listen to The Jezabels' 'Try Colour' Australian quartet the Jezabels are hitting the road in North America to support the digital release of their full-length debut Prisoner on November 8th via Mom+Pop with a physical release to follow in early 2012 Lead track "Try Colour" starts off light then...

Coldplay Cover Rihanna’s New Hit ‘We Found Love’

October 27th, 2011
Coldplay teamed up with Rihanna for "Princess of China" a track on the band's new album Mylo Xyloto so it's not exactly a surprise that they would cover her new single "We Found Love" when asked to perform another artist's tune on BBC Radio 1's Live Lounge show It may...

Steven Tyler: I Didn’t Fall Off the Wagon

October 27th, 2011
In a phone interview with the Today Show this morning Aerosmith frontman Steven Tyler insisted that he was sober when he fell in the shower of his South American hotel room earlier this week breaking his front teeth "Being in the program it's something we have to expect" Tyler told...

Adele Battles Vocal Issues

October 27th, 2011
Claiming serious vocal problems Adele – the bestselling artist of 2011 – canceled her second run of US dates this year on October 4th The soul superstar has yet to announce when she'll return "If I continue to pick up everything before I have properly conquered these problems and nipped...

Big Sean Cleared of Sexual Assault Charges

October 27th, 2011
Big Sean has been cleared of sexual assault charges stemming from an incident earlier this year in Buffalo New York Third-degree sex abuse and forcible touching charges against the rapper born Sean Anderson have been dropped as part of a plea deal for a misdemeanor count of unlawful imprisonment Anderson...

Michael Jackson Doctor Moved to Tears by Testimony

October 27th, 2011
Dr Conrad Murray the physician on trial for involuntary manslaughter in the death of Michael Jackson was moved to tears in court yesterday following testimony from five former patients who spoke well of his character and medical skills Murray broke down during the testimony of Ruby Mosley an elderly woman...