Rewind: The Week in Rock Daily

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

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  • Beyoncé and Taylor Swift picked up the most nominations for the 2010 Grammys, including nods in all three big categories. RS went backstage at the nominations concert, and broke down the 2010 Grammys’ most intriguing storylines. Let us know which LP was overlooked for Album of the Year.

  • Adam Lambert pledged to “focus on music” after his controversial AMAs performance, but ABC still nixed two more appearances because of “FCC heat.” Glambert’s LP debuted at Number Three, but another music competition show veteran — Susan Boyle — made chart history.
  • Guns n’ Roses revealed plans to bring Chinese Democracy to South America, the Flaming Lips announced they’ll play Dark Side of the Moon on New Year’s Eve, the Strokes will finally return to the stage at the Isle of Wight Festival, Paramore and Weezer were named headliners at the Bamboozle and RS was front row for Lady Gaga’s Monster Ball show in Boston.
  • Rolling Stone took an in-depth look at the 40-year war between the members of Aerosmith and lead singer Steven Tyler. In exclusive Q&As, we talked to Joe Perry, Brad Whitford and Joey Kramer to find out the future of the band, and whether or not it involves a new lead singer.

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