Archive for March 22nd, 2012

The Secret Sisters Break Out on ‘Hunger Games’ Soundtrack

March 22nd, 2012
Two years ago Laura and Lydia Rogers had no expectations for a life as professional musicians Then Laura floored a producer at a Nashville audition and they became the Secret Sisters a bluegrass duo in vintage dresses out of Muscle Shoals Alabama who have recorded with T...

Linkin Park to Return to ‘Big Choruses’ on New Album

March 22nd, 2012
Linkin Park have acknowledged that their 2010 concept album A Thousand Suns alienated some members of their hard-rocking core audience With their fifth studio offering expected this summer the band plans to make amends "With this album we've incorporated a lot of guitar work with big choruses and the heavier electronic...

J. Mascis Instrumental Disc Due in May

March 22nd, 2012
Dinosaur Jr's J Mascis has teamed up with a pair of old friends for the May 8th release of an all-instrumental disc Recorded under the name Heavy Blanket the new project features childhood chums "Pete Cougar" and "Johnny Pancake" according to the Dinosaur Jr fan site Freakscene The band's imaginative backstory...

Song Premiere: Stalley’s ‘Hammers and Vogues’ feat. Curren$y

March 22nd, 2012
Click to listen to Stalley's 'Hammers and Vogue feat Curren$y' Stalley rereleased his debut mixtape Lincoln Way Nights late last year on Rick Ross' Maybach Music Group label after Ross signed the Ohio rapper on the strength of tracks like "Address" his first collaboration with Curren$y On his follow-up mixtape Savage...

Black Keys Apologize for Nickelback Remarks

March 22nd, 2012
The Black Keys' Patrick Carney is sorry that he picked on Nickelback in Rolling Stone's January cover story on the band But the drummer isn't exactly recanting his assessment of the band's polished post-grunge style "I didn't mean to single them out" Carney told MTV News Canada "It just came out "There's...

Prince, R. Kelly, Will Smith Ex-Wives Get Reality Show

March 22nd, 2012
The ex-wives of Prince R Kelly Will Smith Eddie Murphy and Jose Canseco will star in a new VH1 reality series called Hollywood Exes the Los Angeles Times reports The women – Mayte Garcia Andrea Kelly Sheree Fletcher Nicole Murphy and Jessica Canseco – have apparently been friends for years...