Archive for August 10th, 2012

Q&A: Lamb of God’s Randy Blythe on Imprisonment and Freedom

August 10th, 2012
When Lamb of God singer Randy Blythe arrived at the Prague Ruzyně Airport on June 27th what should have been an exciting time – the group was to play the Czech Republic for the first time in two years the next night – quickly took a nightmarish...

Weekend Rock Question: What Is Your Favorite 1990s One-Hit Wonder?

August 10th, 2012
Nostalgia for the 1990s is becoming big business The Summerland Tour is on the road currently with the Gin Blossoms Everclear Sugar Ray Lit and Marcy Playground all sharing one stage If that's not enough the Barenaked Ladies are out there with Blues Traveler Cracker and Big Head Todd and...

Madonna Challenges St. Petersburg Gay Pride Ban During Tour Stop

August 10th, 2012
At her MDNA tour stop in St Petersburg Russia on August 9th Madonna challenged the city's gay pride ban by giving away pink wristbands and speaking out at her show according to The Hollywood Reporter St Petersburg prohibits the "propagation of homosexuality" and "promotion of gay lifestyles" and authorities had...

Slaughterhouse Emphasize Complex Wordplay on ‘Welcome to: Our House’

August 10th, 2012
When host Sway Calloway asked the members of Slaughterhouse where they ranked among current rap crews the question led to five full seconds of dead air last night in Sirius/XM's studios in midtown Manhattan Label head Eminem immediately to Sway's left shifted under a gray hoodie; Joe Budden looked off into...

Olympic Stadium Rings Loud With ‘All You Need Is Love’

August 10th, 2012
On August 5th the Olympic Stadium erupted into a fury after Jessica Ennis Greg Rutherford and Mo Farah from Great Britain each won gold medals in a 45-minute span Ennis won in the heptathlon Rutherford was victorious in the long jump and Farah scored in the 10000 meters run Banding together...

Rita Ora Performs ‘How We Do’ Live at Lollapalooza

August 10th, 2012
Rita Ora delivers a stripped down rendition of her first single "How We Do" at the Rolling Stone Rock Room at Lollapalooza Vote for Rita Ora in Rolling Stone's Women Who Rock contest

Q&A: DJ Richie Hawtin on Skrillex’s ‘Mind-Blowing’ Sound, the Evolution of EDM

August 10th, 2012
Richie Hawtin has been at the forefront of the electronic music scene for much of his life – from his early DJ sets in Detroit at age 17 to his groundbreaking work as Plastikman which remains influential to live electronic shows today Today Hawtin remains a musical innovator even if the...

Karmin Perform ‘Hello’ Live at Lollapalooza

August 10th, 2012
Amy Heidemann and Nick Noonan better known as Karmin break down their latest single "Hello" at the Rolling Stone Rock Room at Lollapalooza Vote for Karmin in Rolling Stone's Women Who Rock contest

Beastie Boys Sue Monster Energy Drink Over Unauthorized Songs

August 10th, 2012
Following news that Adam Yauch's will prohibits the use of Beastie Boys material in advertisements the group sued the maker of Monster Energy Drink for copyright infringement for using the band's songs without permission according to E! Online In a suit filed yesterday in New York federal court by Mike Diamond Adam Horovitz and Denchen Yauch Yauch's...

Drake Co-Producing Posthumous Aaliyah Album, Label Confirms

August 10th, 2012
Drake will co-produce Aaliyah's posthumous album and Timbaland and Missy Elliott will be involved in the project the R&B singer's label Blackground Records confirms to Billboard Drake and his close collaborator Noah "40" Shebib will co-produce the LP using 16 unreleased tracks and "fragments" as source material Blackground run by...