News Ticker: Beyonce, The Grateful Dead, Animal Collective, “Wu-Massacre”

February 18th, 2010 by Rolling Stone Leave a reply »

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  • We’re not done looking back at the last decade just yet: Beyoncé has been named the RIAA’s biggest earner of gold and platinum certifications for albums, videos, digital singles and ringtones with 64, Billboard reports. Eagles follow with 48 and Michael Jackson had 44.

  • The Grateful Dead’s July 7, 1989 show at Philadelphia’s John F. Kennedy Stadium is being turned into a three-disc, one-DVD set called Crimson, White & Indigo due April 20th. The set features 19 songs including two Bob Dylan covers and a booklet of rare photos.
  • Animal Collective and visual artist Danny Perez are booked for a multimedia show at New York’s Guggenheim museum rotunda on March 4th. Transverse Temporal Gyrus will transform the museum into “a kinetic, psychedelic environment,” promises museum reps.
  • Check out the cover for Method Man, Ghostface Killah and Raekwon’s Wu-Massacre disc and its track list on Nah Right. The album is due March 30th.

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