Archive for December 29th, 2011

Kid Cudi ‘Broke Down’ Upon Hearing of Fan’s Vision Before Death

December 29th, 2011
Kid Cudi says he "broke down" after watching YouTube videos made by an 18-year-old fan who died on Christmas day The fan Ben Breedlove suffered from hypertrophic cardiomyopathy a condition that makes it difficult for the heart to pump blood Before his death Breedlove put two videos on YouTube describing...

Billy Corgan to Open Tea House in Chicago’s Highland Park Neighborhood

December 29th, 2011
Billy Corgan is getting into the foodie game The Smashing Pumpkins frontman recently opened up to Eater about his plans to launch a 1930s Chinese-style tea house in Chicago's upscale Highland Park neighborhood He hopes to open the still-unnamed salon in March or April 2012 and has already signed the lease...

Kings of Leon’s Caleb Followill and Wife Lily Aldridge Expecting

December 29th, 2011
Kings of Leon's Caleb Followill and his wife Lily Aldridge are expecting a baby Us Weekly confirms The singer and his wife a Victoria's Secret model were married in Santa Barbara in May after dating for two years It's been an eventful year for Followill whose bandmates – brothers Nathan and...

MP3 Download: Bleached’s Lo-Fi Track ‘Searching Through the Past’

December 29th, 2011
Click to listen to Bleached's 'Searching Through The Past' Los Angeles sister duo Bleached recently released a 7" single for their upbeat lo-fi track "Searching Through The Past" Though the song has a definite modern sound it is easy to hear the classic rock & roll that inspired Jessica and Jennifer...

Lady Gaga’s Ex-Assistant Sues for $400,000

December 29th, 2011
A former assistant for Lady Gaga is suing the pop star for $400000 claiming that she was not paid for 7168 hours of overtime she worked from late 2009 through March of this year Jennifer L O'Neill claims that she was paid a base annual salary of $75000 which did not...

U2, Taylor Swift Had Highest-Grossing Tours of 2011

December 29th, 2011
U2 raked in $156 million from 25 shows in 21 North American cities in 2011 making the band the highest-grossing touring act of the year according to Pollstar Worldwide the group pulled in $2319 million for the year Taylor Swift just missed the $100 million mark in North America earning $977...