News Ticker: The Beatles, Echo and the Bunnymen, Mastodon, Rihanna

September 4th, 2009 by Rolling Stone Leave a reply »

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  • So many Fab Four fanatics have pre-ordered The Beatles in Mono, EMI has upped its order of the box set, Variety reports. Hit our Beatles hub for more on the band and their 9/9/09 reissues.

  • Echo and the Bunnymen’s keyboard player Jake Brockman died in a motorbike accident at age 53, just a month before the release of the band’s new album The Fountain, the BBC reports. A statement on the band’s Website reads, “Our thoughts are with his wife, family & friends.”
  • Mastodon are scoring Jonah Hex, reports a psyched Ain’t It Cool News. The movie, based on the DC Comic, stars Megan Fox and Josh Brolin.
  • The New York tattoo shop where Rihanna tried her hand at inking small umbrellas has been fined for “operating with an unlicensed tattoo artist on site,” TMZ reports.

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