Archive for October 26th, 2012

Weekend Rock Question: What Is the Rolling Stones’ Best Song?

October 26th, 2012
This week the Rolling Stones emerged from a five-year hiatus for a surprise concert at Le Trabendo in Paris France They also sold out two shows at the Prudential Center in Newark New Jersey even though the best seats in the house cost $813 Some nut on StubHub is even...

Meat Loaf Serenades Mitt Romney With ‘America the Beautiful’

October 26th, 2012
Meat Loaf confirmed his support for GOP presidential candidate Mitt Romney at a rally in Defiance Ohio yesterday by belting out a strained rendition of "America the Beautiful" The singer was joined by country musicians Randy Owens John Rich and Big Kenny and the quartet hammed it up with extremely...

Psy Talks Breakout Success, Songwriting and Sunglasses

October 26th, 2012
K-pop star Psy stopped by Rolling Stone headquarters this week to chat about "Gangnam Style" his unexpected success and his famous sunglasses As he revealed his breakout single was never intended for an international audience; Psy uploaded it to YouTube for the site's huge Korean pop fanbase "I was not...

Justin Timberlake Apologizes for Wedding Video Featuring Homeless People

October 26th, 2012
Justin Timberlake issued an open letter today to apologize for a wedding video featuring homeless people that surfaced this week On Wednesday Gawker reported on a video made by Timberlake's friend Justin Huchel for the singer and his bride Jessica Biel on the premise of finding friends who couldn't fund...

Stevie Wonder Releases Song Supporting Obama

October 26th, 2012
Stevie Wonder has released a new track in support of President Barack Obama urging citizens to vote "Keep Moving Forward" is a surprisingly aggressive banger flaunting a dangerously funky bassline and a mesmerizing serpentine hook "It's time for peace 'cause that's who we are" sings Wonder while also pushing for...

Gogol Bordello Graduate From School of Rick Rubin for Next Album

October 26th, 2012
Once you've made a record with Rick Rubin where do you go from there? If you're gypsy punks Gogol Bordello you go to Rubin's right-hand man "We're going to be working with Andrew Sheps" who worked as an engineer on Gogol Bordello's last album Trans-Continental Hustle bandleader Eugene Hütz tells Rolling...

Watch Footage From the Rolling Stones’ Paris Rehearsal Show

October 26th, 2012
The lucky few allowed into the La Trabendo in Paris to witness the Rolling Stones' first concert since 2007 yesterday were forced to give up their cellphones before entering the club Needless to say at least one fan managed to sneak one past the guards and has already uploaded a...

R. Kelly Impresses, Confounds in Chicago

October 26th, 2012
Invariably there comes a point during an R Kelly concert when the self-proclaimed King of R&B steps front and center – as he did on Thursday evening during the first of two gigs in Chicago on his Single Ladies tour – and lets the audience know what's on his mind...

Bruce Springsteen to Campaign for Obama in Pittsburgh

October 26th, 2012
Bruce Springsteen has teamed with President Obama's re-election campaign for a special event tomorrow in Pittsburgh The rocker will appear at the Soldiers and Sailors Memorial Hall at 2 pm EST in an effort to bring out "voters across the commonwealth" Tickets are free and will be available on a...

Update: Lil Wayne Released From Texas Hospital

October 26th, 2012
Lil Wayne was hospitalized yesterday afternoon after having seizure-like symptoms while traveling on a private jet according to TMZ Wayne born Dwayne Michael Carter Jr was taken to a local hospital for treatment after making an emergency landing in Texas The rapper was treated at the hospital and sent home...