Archive for July, 2012

Bret Michaels, Kristi Gibson Call Off Their Two-Year Engagement

July 31st, 2012
Bret Michaels and longtime girlfriend Kristi Gibson have called off their engagement Us Magazine reports According to a statement from the Poison frontman's representative "Although the couple have separated they remain great friends and are committed to jointly raising their two daughters Raine Elizabeth and Jorja Bleu" The couple became engaged in...

Thurston Moore Joins Black Metal Supergroup Twilight

July 31st, 2012
Sonic Youth frontman/guitarist Thurston Moore has joined black metal supergroup Twilight the group's singer and guitarist Blake Judd (also a member of Nachtmystium) told 1st Five in an interview Twilight – whose line-up now consists of Judd Moore the Atlas Moth's Stavros Giannopoulos producer Sanford Parker Wrest (Jef Whitehead) from Leviathan and...

Drake and Rihanna Lead MTV VMA Nominations With Five Each

July 31st, 2012
Drake and Rihanna are tied for the most Moon Man nominations with five each for this year's MTV Video Music Awards the network has announced Both are up for Video of The Year with Rihanna snagging a nod for her "We Found Love" clip and Drake for "Take Care" – which just...

‘Hard Work’ by Height with Friends – Free MP3

July 31st, 2012
Artist Height with FriendsSong "Hard Work"Album Rock and Roll "I wrote this song on tour after talking with a pal about the idea of work I see work as an important part of being alive while he sees it as an insane trick that we're all playing on ourselves" Dan Keech...

Lawyers for Michael Jackson’s Doctor Ask Court for Lab Test

July 30th, 2012
The doctor convicted of manslaughter last year in the death of Michael Jackson has asked a California appellate court to authorize lab testing on evidence that could call into question his guilt the Los Angeles Times reports A lawyer for Conrad Murray Jackson's personal physician asked in a filing Monday that...

Madonna Rep Defends Short Paris Set

July 30th, 2012
Following Madonna's short performance in Paris last week her rep is defending the pop star according to The Hollywood Reporter Liz Rosenberg called the July 26th show at l'Olympia a "a heartfelt thank you to France" and maintained the show wasn't meant to be a full set Rosenberg revealed that...

Paul McCartney Earned $1.57 for London Olympics Gig

July 30th, 2012
Despite the grandeur of the 2012 London Olympics Opening Ceremony the musicians involved – including former Beatle Paul McCartney – earned a mere 1 pound or $157 for their services reports the Associated Press Olympics organizers say the small sum was paid to the music stars in order to make...

Unexplained Death at Global Gathering

July 30th, 2012
A 24-year-old man attending the Global Gathering in Warwickshire England this past weekend was found unconscious by police and paramedics and declared dead at the scene reports the BBC The death has been called unexplained with an examination to follow Around 40000 people are believed to have attended the two-day dance...

Courtney Love Tells Lana Del Rey That ‘Heart-Shaped Box’ Is About Her Vagina

July 30th, 2012
Last week in Sydney Australia Lana Del Rey gave a delicate rendition of Nirvana's 1993 hit "Heart-Shaped Box" stripping the track of Kurt Cobain's grit in favor of a lighter version Today Courtney Love reached out to Del Rey on Twitter to give her an unsolicited rock history lesson Though the...

‘Jealousy’ by Chamberlin – Free MP3

July 30th, 2012
Artist ChamberlinSong "Jealousy"Album Look What I've Become EP "As Mark sang the chorus of 'Jealousy' we avoided eye contact and waited for the moment to pass… kind of like two awkward unfamiliar teens walking by each other in the hallway He was singing the lyric 'Look what I've become'" Chamberlin's Ethan...