The Killers Are Mitt Romney’s Favorite Band
We know that President Obama’s musical taste ranges from Al Green to Bruce Springsteen to Jay-Z. So who does presumptive Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney rock out to? The list of his favorite bands includes the Beach Boys, Kenny Chesney and a modern rock act you might not …
Soundgarden Confirm ‘King Animal’ Album Title, Release ‘Worse Dreams’ Song Teaser
Big news today from Soundgarden‘s official YouTube page: The band released a 35-second clip of an aggressive new track called ‘Worse Dreams’ and announced that its long-awaited comeback album will be titled ‘King Animal.’
Adam Yauch’s Birthday Celebrated With Beastie Boys Party and Walking Tour in New York
New Yorkers continue to remember Adam ‘MCA’ Yauch of the Beastie Boys, who passed away of cancer in May. To celebrate what would have been Yauch’s 48th birthday this weekend, fans have organized an MCA party and walking tour throughout Manhattan and Brooklyn.
Red Hot Chili Peppers Drummer Chad Smith Can’t Understand Anthony Kiedis’ Singing
Evidently “Weird Al” Yankovic was on to something years ago when he parodied the Red Hot Chili Peppers‘ ‘Give It Away’ with a “yabba dabba doo” chorus in ‘Bedrock Anthem.’ Chili Peppers drummer …
Courtney Love Sued by Former Law Firm
It can’t be easy being Courtney Love‘s attorney. Her former lawyers, Keith A. Fink & Associates, are suing the troubled singer, claiming she stiffed them on more than $466,029.41 for work they performed for her in 2009.
Black Keys Release Lo-Fi, Baby-Themed ‘Gold on the Ceiling’ Video
The unreleased second music video for the Black Keys‘ ‘Gold on the Ceiling’ has finally surfaced. Directed by oddball filmmaker Harmony Korine, the unconventional clip features the duo dressed in baby onesies, carried around by their much larger doppelgangers.
Pearl Jam, Santigold + Miike Snow Reportedly on Jay-Z’s Made in America Festival Lineup
If an early leak is correct, the lineup for Jay-Z‘s Made in America Festival this September in Philadelphia will feature Pearl Jam, Santigold and Miike Snow in addition to the superstar rapper.
Pajamas Worn by Kurt Cobain in 1988 Sell for $3,000 on eBay
Among all the items of rock memorabilia that go up for auction on eBay, this one has to be one of the most unusual: A buyer recently paid $3,000 for a pair of used pajamas once worn on stage by Kurt Cobain.
Soundgarden to Release Box Set of Classic Albums
While Soundgarden continue working on their first new album since 1996, the band will release a box set of their most popular albums next month.
Watch the Black Keys and John Fogerty Honor Levon Helm at Coachella
Since the death of Levon Helm on Thursday, rock musicians everywhere have been paying tribute to the late drummer of the Band. Coachella headliners the Black Keys did their part over the weekend, enlisting John Fogerty for a cover of the Band’s ‘The Weight.’
Read Green Day’s Complete Guns N’ Roses Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Induction Speech
Even though Axl Rose refused to take part in Guns N’ Roses‘ induction into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, Green Day showed up to induct the band anyway, offering a speech that was part punk rock and part sappy tribute.
Lollapalooza 2012 Lineup Leaked?
The 2012 Lollapalooza lineup isn’t supposed to be formally announced until Wednesday, but a rumored lineup surfaced over the weekend. According to the document, Black Sabbath, the Black Keys, the Red Hot Chili Peppers and Jack White would headline the event.