Archive for April 23rd, 2012

Sinead O’Connor Cancels Tour Dates, Says She’s ‘Very Unwell’

April 23rd, 2012
Sinead O'Connor has canceled the remainder of her 2012 tour dates due to her bipolar disorder the Associated Press reports The singer made the announcement earlier today on her website which has since been shut down According to the Associated Press the singer said that she is "very unwell" and...

Omar Rodriguez-Lopez on Pulling Double Duty at Coachella

April 23rd, 2012
Inside a small trailer backstage at Coachella yesterday Omar Rodriguez-Lopez was trying to cool down after his first performance of the day and the dressing room wasn't much cooler than the triple-digit heat outside Rodriguez-Lopez pulled double duty on both festival weekends in Indio California playing lead guitar with the...

Flying Burrito Brothers Bassist Chris Ethridge Dead at 65

April 23rd, 2012
Willie Nelson has confirmed in a tweet that Chris Ethridge bassist for country rock icons the Flying Burrito Brothers as well as the Willie Nelson Family Band has died at the age of 65 Ethridge collaborated with Gram Parsons on several projects including the Flying Burrito Brothers and the International...

Iggy Pop Announces Album of Mostly French Covers

April 23rd, 2012
Iggy Pop has announced a new album of mostly French covers set for May 9th Après will feature the singer's versions of songs by Serge Gainsbourg Edith Piaf the Beatles Frank Sinatra Yoko Ono and more "I wanted to sing some of these songs myself hoping to bring the feeling I...

Ma$e Owes Over $124,000 to I.R.S.

April 23rd, 2012
TMZ reports that rapper Ma$e owes a total of $12477485 in back taxes to the IRS Documents filed in Florida exposed the discrepancies dating to 2000 2001 and 2004 around the time Ma$e stepped away from music to become a preacher The Harlem World artist and former Diddy comrade last released a record...

Conor Oberst to Open Bar in Omaha, Reunites Desaparecidos

April 23rd, 2012
According to the Omaha World-Herald singer-songwriter and noted drinker Conor Oberst will open a cocktail bar in the Dundee district of his hometown Omaha Teaming up with fellow Omaha musician Phil Schaffart Oberst will open a space tentatively named Pageturners Lounge The space leased in February will be a cocktail...

Steven Adler on Axl Rose: ‘I’m Done With Him’

April 23rd, 2012
When we spoke to former Guns N' Roses drummer Steven Adler in December he was still hoping that Axl Rose would come to his senses and agree to perform with the group at the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame induction ceremony "I know there's love between all five of...

Gotye Unhappy About ‘Glee’ Cover

April 23rd, 2012
Speaking to the Courier-Mail in his native Australia singer-songwriter Gotye expressed some frustration over Glee's recent rendition of his breakout hit "Somebody That I Used to Know" "They did such a faithful arrangement of the instrumentals but the vocals were that pop Glee style ultra dry sounded pretty tuned and the...

Exclusive EP Stream: The M Machine, ‘Metropolis Pt. I’

April 23rd, 2012
Click to listen to The M Machine's Metropolis Pt I Apart from accumulating 23000 "likes" on their Facebook page and already booking summer festivals little is known about San Francisco-based DJ trio the M Machine They’ve only released a handful of tracks – the maxi-single "Promise Me a Rose Garden/ Glow"...

Dr. Dre: Tupac Hologram Only for Coachella

April 23rd, 2012
In a backstage video from Coachella Dr Dre has clarified that the Tupac hologram was specifically conceived for the festival and not as a first run for a future tour "It was strictly for Coachella" says Dre in the video "Get it right I want to get rid of all the...