Archive for September 13th, 2012

Update: Mickey Hart ‘Baffled’ by Kentucky Assault Charges

September 13th, 2012
Ex-Grateful Dead drummer Mickey Hart faces arrest in Kentucky after he allegedly assaulted fan following a Mickey Hart Band show at the Terrapin Hill Farm in Harrodsburg last week TMZ reports  While details of the reported attack remain unclear police issued a warrant for Hart after the alleged victim filed a...

Carlos Santana to Publish Memoir in 2014

September 13th, 2012
Carlos Santana is working on a still-untitled memoir that Little Brown is set to publish in English and Spanish in 2014 the Los Angeles Times reports Santana hopes his story will "help readers discover the sanctity grace and divinity in themselves" according to a press release the newspaper quotes "This book...

Pusha T and Kanye’s G.O.O.D. Music Crew Shrug Off Antagonism

September 13th, 2012
Pusha T was supposed to call some time before noon in New York but he's in Hawaii where the weather is perfect and the water is clear and the sun is probably beautiful but it hasn't risen yet It's 5 o'clock there an ungodly hour His publicist emails "They had...

DMX Scoffs at Drake, Praises Machine Gun Kelly While Talking Up New Album

September 13th, 2012
DMX had some choice words for Drake during a gripping interview with MTV RapFix yesterday When host Sway asked for his thoughts on Drake producing a new posthumous album by Aaliyah the Dog had a bone to pick  "You've been given the opportunity to do an Aaliyah album yet you don't...

Jay-Z and Beyonce to Host Obama at New York Fundraiser

September 13th, 2012
Jay-Z and Beyoncé are throwing a $40000-a-plate fundraiser for President Obama at Hov's 40/40 Club in New York City next Tuesday The Hill reports Don't have the cash? No problem like previous Obama celebrity fundraisers supporters can donate smaller amounts and be entered for a chance to join the festivities (airfare...

Questlove Kicks Out a Pots-and-Pans Jam on ‘The Chew’

September 13th, 2012
A true Renaissance man Roots drummer Questlove stopped by The Chew yesterday to talk about his new culinary venture ?uest Love's Food – and he even brought along his signature Love's Drumsticks After whipping up some short rib sandwiches with co-host Mario Batali Questlove even found time to break things down on a...

Flashback: The Clash’s Mick Jones and Joe Strummer Reunite in 2002

September 13th, 2012
The Clash seemed to be heading toward a reunion in late 2002 On November 7th word came down that they were being inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Just seven days later Joe Strummer played a benefit concert for striking firefighters at London's Acton Town Hall during...

Eric Clapton to Auction Painting Worth Up to $19 Million

September 13th, 2012
Eric Clapton is expected to earn $14-19 million when he puts an abstract piece by the German artist Gerhard Richter up for auction at Sotheby's next month Reuters reports Clapton bought the paining titled "Abstraktes Bild (809-4)" back in 2001 for $34 million Richter – whose work includes the cover of...

Florence Welch and Jimmy Fallon Bring Back ‘Balls in Your Mouth’

September 13th, 2012
While they're currently trekking across the US Florence and the Machine swung by Late Night With Jimmy Fallon last night for a very special performance The band performed "Spectrum (Say My Name)" to close out the show but the real highlight came earlier when Florence Welch joined Fallon for a...

Led Zeppelin’s 2007 Reunion Concert to Hit Theaters in October

September 13th, 2012
Led Zeppelin fans hoping that the band would announce a new tour this week will have to settle for the next best thing a theatrical release of their 2007 one-night-only reunion concert Entitled Celebration Day the film will be released on 1500 screens on October 17th The concert – taped ...