Archive for February, 2012

Depeche Mode Co-Founders Reunite As VCMG

February 23rd, 2012
VCMG the new project by synthpop pioneers Vince Clarke and Martin Gore marks the first time the two musicians have worked together since they were both members of Depeche Mode in the early Eighties In the time since Gore carried on with Depeche Mode while Clarke went on to success...

Michael Jackson Doctor Seeks Appeal for Manslaughter Conviction

February 23rd, 2012
Dr Conrad Murray the physician convicted of involuntary manslaughter in the death of Michael Jackson has filed legal documents seeking an appeal for his case According to the documents filed in Los Angeles Murray claims that Jackson was so stressed out over his financial difficulties that he self-administered the dose of...

All-American Rejects Chronicle L.A. Excess On New Album

February 23rd, 2012
Anyone wondering what the All-American Rejects have been up in the three-plus years since 2008's When the World Comes Down will have that answered March 26th when the band's new album Kids in the Street hits stores Rejects frontman Tyson Ritter tells Rolling Stone the record documents the band's relocation to...

‘X Factor’ Will Pay Tribute to Whitney Houston

February 23rd, 2012
Simon Cowell revealed yesterday that he intends to replace former X Factor host Steve Jones with a pair of co-hosts when the show returns later this year "What we learned is that because you have so much information to deliver it's almost impossible for one person" says Cowell "It's [a]...

The-Dream: Chris Brown Collaboration Was Rihanna’s Idea

February 23rd, 2012
The-Dream the producer of Rihanna's controversial new remix featuring a guest spot by Chris Brown says that the singer wanted to work with the man who was convicted for beating her in 2009 "It was Rih's idea" the producer told Billboard "Not only do we work together but [Rihanna] is...

Bobby Brown Leaves Whitney Houston’s Funeral Over Seating Dispute

February 18th, 2012
Bobby Brown arrived at New Hope Baptist Church in Newark today for the funeral of his ex-wife Whitney Houston He left the church after just fifteen minutes however following a dispute over seating arrangements  Us Weekly reported that a visibly distraught and red-eyed Brown had arrived at the private service with a...

Friends and Family Gather in Newark for Whitney Houston’s Funeral

February 18th, 2012
Whitney Houston was laid to rest today in her hometown of Newark New Jersey a week after her death at the age of 48 The funeral was held at the New Hope Baptist Church where Houston had made her start singing as a child The service which lasted more than four...

Exclusive: Bruce Springsteen Explains His Experimental New Album

February 17th, 2012
Two years ago Bruce Springsteen told Rolling Stone that he had just written his first song about a "guy that wears a tie"  The songwriter had spent much of his career writing about characters struggling in tough economic times but the financial crisis convinced him it was time to write...

Robin Thicke Busted for Pot Possession

February 17th, 2012
R&B star Robin Thicke was arrested in Manhattan earlier today for marijuana possession The singer was busted just after noon by officers who caught him smoking a joint while sitting in a Cadillac Escalade near Gramercy Park "He wasn't driving" an officer told the New York Daily News "He was...

Nick Cannon Quits New York Radio Show

February 17th, 2012
Nick Cannon has announced that he is giving up hosting duties of Rollin' with Nick Cannon his radio show on Manhattan's 923 NOW after doctors discovered blood clots in his lungs Cannon will continue to host a syndicated radio show Cannon's Countdown and host NBC's America's Got Talent "Under doctor’s orders...