Archive for April 3rd, 2012

James McCartney: ‘I’m Open to Beatles: The Next Generation’

April 3rd, 2012
Paul McCartney's son James has told the BBC that he is interested in teaming up with the sons of his father's former bandmates to form The Beatles The Next Generation "I don't think it's something that Zak [Starkey] wants to do" says McCartney "Maybe Jason [Starkey] would want to do...

Exclusive: Green Day to Induct Guns N’ Roses Into Rock and Roll Hall of Fame

April 3rd, 2012
There's now one less mystery surrounding Guns N' Roses' entrance into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Green Day will deliver their induction speech While Slash Duff McKagan Steven Adler Matt Sorum and Dizzy Reed have all indicated they'll be present at the April 14th ceremony in Cleveland Axl...

Neil Young Trademarks New Audio Format

April 3rd, 2012
They might sound like great song titles but "21st Century Record Player" "Earth Storage" and "Thanks for Listening" aren't new Neil Young tunes They're trademarks that the rocker recently filed with the US Patent and Trademark Office Rolling Stone has found and they indicate that Young is developing a high-resolution...

GZA Talks Lectures, Science and ‘Dark Matter’

April 3rd, 2012
Wu-Tang Clan rapper GZA has been known as the Genius since the early days of his career – but in recent months the name has been particularly apt as he has spent much of his free time chatting with scientists at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and giving lectures at...

Gene Simmons Endorses Mitt Romney on ‘Fox and Friends’

April 3rd, 2012
Appearing on the staunchly conservative talk show Fox and Friends this morning KISS frontman Gene Simmons argued that America's next president should be Mitt Romney "Hindsight is 20/20 I have some real issues with the economy and how it's being done America should be in business and it should be run...

Mastodon Prepping U.S. Tour Behind ‘The Hunter’

April 3rd, 2012
After releasing their 2009 LP Crack the Skye – a dark ethereal collection of songs drawing upon medieval themes and containing a four-part epic "The Czar" – Atlanta sludge rockers Mastodon have dialed it back opting for more direct feel-good tunes on the follow-up release The Hunter Crack the Skye...

New Reviews: One Direction is ‘One Dimensional’

April 3rd, 2012
In this week's slate of Rolling Stone reviews Jody Rosen pans the debut by UK boy band One Direction as being one dimensional saying that they are "simply five pretty guys with a few decent songs and not much personality" Also Will Hermes praises the "tweaked tortured metal-esque garage rock"...

‘Smash’ Recap: Cracking the Whip

April 3rd, 2012
Welcome to "Hell on Earth"otherwise known as episode 9 of Smash Yes they actually named the episode that Either proving the show has a self-reflective sense of humor or is completely clueless It could really go either way at this point However you slice it this episode features more character-driven storylines...

Fred Durst Threatens to Fire Members of Limp Bizkit

April 3rd, 2012
Fred Durst is planning to fire two of the original members of Limp Bizkit TMZ reports According to the gossip site's sources Durst has a "new vision" for the band that does not include DJ Lethal or drummer John Otto The group recently signed to Cash Money Records which could...

New ‘Sgt. Pepper’ Cover Created for Artist’s 80th Birthday

April 3rd, 2012
Sir Peter Blake the artist who created the iconic cover for The Beatles' Sgt Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band has created a new version of the cover to celebrate his 80th birthday The new artwork which has been posted on the Guardian's website includes many new faces such as Harry...