Archive for October 12th, 2012

Weekend Rock Question: What Is the Who’s Best Song?

October 12th, 2012
Pete Townshend went on a full media assault this week appearing on everything from The Daily Show to Late Night with Jimmy Fallon to Fox and Friends The deluge of interviews was all in support of his new book Who I Am A Memoir which traces the story of his life from...

‘Fifth Beatle’ Brian Epstein Gets Graphic Novel

October 12th, 2012
Brian Epstein the man often called the "fifth Beatle" for discovering and managing the Fab Four until his untimely death in 1967 lives on in a new graphic novel by Vivek J Tiwary the Wall Street Journal reports Tiwary who now works in the music industry and has produced Broadway...

Green Day Producer: Billie Joe Armstrong’s Rehab Is ‘No Joke’

October 12th, 2012
Last month Green Day frontman Billie Joe Armstrong checked into rehab for substance abuse after an onstage tirade at the iHeartRadio music festival in Las Vegas and Rolling Stone has learned his road to recovery may be a long one "His rehab is no joke" says Warner Bros Records Chairman Rob...

Aerosmith Call Kiss a ‘Comic Book Rock Band’

October 12th, 2012
Aerosmith's Steven Tyler and Joe Perry ripped into Kiss in a radio interview with Florida radio station the Bone calling their former tourmates a "comic book rock band" After host Cowhead expressed his disappointment in Kiss' set during a coheadline show with Aerosmith "a couple years ago" Tyler began to ridicule...

Justin Bieber, Nicki Minaj Party by the Pool in ‘Beauty and a Beat’

October 12th, 2012
Turns out all that talk about someone stealing personal video footage from Justin Bieber was just a ploy to promote his new video for "Beauty and a Beat" from his album Believe Bieber and Nicki Minaj throw a pool-party rager with mock candid shots of the totally awesome event Because...

Chuck Berry Exhibit, Tribute Concert Coming to Rock and Roll Hall of Fame

October 12th, 2012
The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame is gearing up for a weeklong celebration of Chuck Berry The new exhibit Roll Over Beethoven The Life and Music of Chuck Berry will open on October 18th which is the rock pioneers's 86th birthday The exhibit will include Berry's 1958 recording contract...

Lana Del Rey Frolics With Bikers in ‘Ride’

October 12th, 2012
Lana Del Rey today unveiled a sprawling cinematic 10-minute video for her new single "Ride" Directed by Anthony Mandler it's an epic vision of what she says "America used to be" told from the perspective of a character who stumbled across a disconcerting alternate meaning of true freedom The video actually...

Grizzly Bear Brood Beautifully on ‘Leno’

October 12th, 2012
After wrapping up their North American tour behind recent album Shields Grizzly Bear stopped by The Tonight Show with Jay Leno to play Shields cut "Speak In Rounds" The Brooklyn indie-rockers brood beautifully on the performance building the track through careful layers of melody and Ed Droste's ethereal voice before...

Eric Prydz Starts a Rave in ‘Every Day’ (Andy C Remix) – Premiere

October 12th, 2012
Click to listen to Eric Prydz's 'Every Day (Andy C remix)' Swedish DJ and producer Eric Prydz just capped off a busy summer and shows no sign of slowing down this fall he plans to drop an EP for his latest single "Every Day" on November 15th through his own Pryda...

Barbra Streisand Dismisses Romney as ‘Chameleon’

October 12th, 2012
Barbra Streisand scoffed at GOP presidential candidate Mitt Romney at Brooklyn's Barclays Center last night saying "I love Big Bird and I hope no one tells Romney how to get to Sesame Street or to Pennsylvania Avenue" according to the Huffington Post Although Romney also said "I...