Archive for March 26th, 2012

Soundgarden Release Snippet of First New Song in 15 Years

March 26th, 2012
"Live to Rise" Soundgarden's first new song in 15 years is slated to appear on the soundtrack for The Avengers in May The full track hasn't leaked just yet but the label has released a 30-second teaser – which you can check out below  – showing off the song's colossal...

Bobby Brown Arrested for DUI: Report

March 26th, 2012
Bobby Brown has been arrested under suspicion of driving under the influence in Los Angeles TMZ reports The singer was reportedly busted by cops in Reseda California just after noon for driving while talking on a cell phone According to TMZ the singer is in custody at a jail in Van...

Aretha Franklin to Reunite with Clive Davis for Next Album

March 26th, 2012
Aretha Franklin celebrated her 70th birthday this weekend with another landmark the decision to reunite with her former mentor record executive Clive Davis for a new album During the soul star's party at the luxurious Helmsley Park Lane Hotel in New York on Saturday night Franklin announced in a brief interview...

Derek Trucks Talks About New Live Album, the Allman Brothers

March 26th, 2012
In between touring Japan winning a Grammy performing for the Obamas and playing The Apollo Derek Trucks found some time in February to produce and complete a new live album Everybody’s Talking due May 22nd For the first live release with his latest musical embodiment Tedeschi Trucks Band Trucks called...

Morning Benders Change Name from Unintentional Gay Slur

March 26th, 2012
When the Bay Area band the Morning Benders formed in 2005 they had no idea about the British meaning of their name While on tour in the UK and Europe fans approached band members to ask about the meaning of the name In England the term "bender" is slang for...

Justin Bieber Drops New Single, ‘Boyfriend’

March 26th, 2012
Justin Bieber has released the first single from his upcoming album Believe "Boyfriend" – an edgier-than-usual track that finds the teen idol singing and rapping – hit radio today and is available exclusively on iTunes for one week The track was co-written written by Bieber Mike Posner Mason D Levy...

Cash Money Records Settles EMI Lawsuit

March 26th, 2012
EMI Music has reached a settlement with Cash Money Records over unpaid licensing fees Billboard reports The money is apparently tied to Lil Wayne's 2008 release Tha Carter III EMI sued Bryan "Birdman" Williams and Ronald "Slim" Williams' label in 2009 for "direct contributory and vicarious inducement of copyright infringement...

Aerosmith Announce ‘Global Warming’ Tour Dates

March 26th, 2012
Aerosmith have announced dates for their 2012 Global Warming North American Tour which will kick off on June 16th at the Target Center in Minneapolis Minnesota and wrap up on August 8th in Tacoma Washington – though more dates may be added Cheap Trick will open for the...

Drake’s Party Gives Oklahoma City Nightclub Trouble

March 26th, 2012
An Oklahoma City nightclub owner wants Drake to pay for damages from a party resulting in at least one arrest and heavy marijuana use shutting down the club TMZ reports The owner of the Dollhouse Lounge and Burlesque says the Young Money rapper arrived at the club with an entourage for...

Lady Gaga, ‘Smash’ Among GLAAD Award Winners

March 26th, 2012
Lady Gaga and the TV musical series Smash were among this year's honorees Saturday by gay and lesbian media group GLAAD The Gay and Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation gala in New York honored the best representations of gay community members in various media outlets including music television film blogs and others...