Archive for December 4th, 2012

Jay-Z Shows ‘Where I’m From’ in New Documentary

December 4th, 2012
As if eight inaugural dates at Brooklyn's brand-new Barclays Center weren't enough today Jay-Z dropped Where I'm From a new documentary on YouTube that chronicles the massive undertaking that made those shows possible Packed with behind-the-scenes footage the 24-minute film documents everything from the rehearsals to building the stunning stage...

The-Dream: New Beyonce Music Coming ‘Before the Super Bowl’

December 4th, 2012
Beyoncé will "definitely" be ready with new music before she takes the stage at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome in New Orleans for her Super Bowl halftime show on February 3rd frequent collaborator The-Dream tells Billboard When asked whether she had new songs on the way The-Dream responded "Definitely She's got her stuff going...

Ke$ha: Cold Cereal No More!

December 4th, 2012
Admittedly there are times when longtime lovers of pop music might feel that all that really needs to be said has already been said When all the innovation—all the glorious unexpected inspired madness that results in perfect pop music—has reached its peak When truly all that can be done has...

Backstreet Boys Talk ‘More Personal’ New Album

December 4th, 2012
Once again a quintet with Kevin Richardson having rejoined Nick Carter AJ McLean Howie Dorough and Brian Littrell the Backstreet Boys are well into recording their follow-up to 2009's This Is Us their first album with all five members since 2005's Never Gone "We're about 75 percent through" Dorough tells Rolling...

Santa Seeks Revenge in Killers’ ‘I Feel It in My Bones’

December 4th, 2012
For seven straight years the Killers have celebrated Christmas with a new single and this year is no different the band hit the studio during their UK tour to record "I Feel It In My Bones" with Ryan Pardey It's a sequel of sorts to their excellent 2007 offering "Don't...

Tom Morello: Rage Against the Machine May Not Play Again

December 4th, 2012
"This is the first Rage Against the Machine release of any kind in 12 years" Tom Morello says of XX  a 20th anniversary box set including their remastered 1992 debut album and original demos The set also features DVDs capturing full live shows from their first public performance in October 1991...

Dan Aykroyd Reconvenes Blues Brothers for House of Blues’ 20th Anniversary

December 4th, 2012
To mark the 20th anniversary of the opening of the first House of Blues in Cambridge Massachusetts Dan Aykroyd and the Blues Brothers will open for Texas rockers ZZ Top Tuesday at the venue's Los Angeles Sunset Boulevard location The actor will inhabit his legendary alter-ego Elwood Blues alongside Jim...

Thom Yorke’s Atoms for Peace to Release Debut LP in February

December 4th, 2012
The long-awaited debut album from Thom Yorke's side project Atoms for Peace will be titled Amok according to a post on Radiohead's official website It will be available on February 25th but you can pre-order it on CD or vinyl now The first single from the album "Default" was released...

Flashback: Radiohead Cover New Order’s ‘Ceremony’

December 4th, 2012
Radiohead didn't tour immediately after the release of their 2007 disc In Rainbows but weeks after the album appeared online they did stream a series of in-studio webcasts heavy on the new material They've never been a band to play many covers at their gigs but one of these webcasts...

DMX Adds Grit to ‘Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer’

December 4th, 2012
DMX stopped by New York radio station Power 1051X yesterday and treated everyone to the Chrismas miracle we didn't know we needed by singing "Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer" The performance starts simply enough before DMX shouts "C'mon!" (the first of many) as only he can and starts banging a beat...