Billy Corgan Explains Feud with Soundgarden
It’s been a while since Billy Corgan last made headlines for getting into a slap fight with another band. We figured maybe he had decided to lay low as he prepares for the Smashing Pumpkins‘ upcoming tour, but most likely, it’s because he’s run out of bands to complain about. That was the implication last Friday (Aug. 31), when Corgan went on the radio to clarify his recent remarks about Soundgard
Van Decorated by Kurt Cobain Up For Sale on eBay Again
A beat-up 1972 Dodge Sportsman Royal van that used to belong to the Melvins with artwork by Kurt Cobain is currently available for sale on eBay, Rolling Stone is reporting.
Rare Red Hot Chili Peppers, Nirvana + Pearl Jam Concert Poster Makes Its Way to eBay
A poster advertising a New Years Eve 1991 concert featuring three of the most important bands of the 1990s — the Red Hot Chili Peppers, Nirvana and Pearl Jam — recently sold for $149.99 via auction on eBay.
Pearl Jam’s 1996 American Music Award Sells for $5,500 on eBay
An American Music Award given to Pearl Jam has sold for $5,500 via an auction on eBay.
Pearl Jam Let Superfan Create Set List
Nearly every music lover has dreamed of meeting their favorite group before a concert and being asked if they had any special requests. Pearl Jam have done even better than that. For their June 27 show, they chose a longtime member of their fan club and had him create the entire set list for the performance.
Foo Fighters’ Dave Grohl Honored With 900-Pound Drumsticks
Although Dave Grohl of Foo Fighters grew up outside the Washington, D.C., area and is closely associated with the Seattle scene, he spent the first few years of his life in Warren, Ohio. On Saturday (July 7), the small city in northeastern Ohio will honor its native son in an inventive way.
Dave Grohl To Direct and Produce Documentary About Famous Recording Studio
Sound City Studios, the Van Nuys, Calif. recording facility which saw the birth of many legendary albums, will be the subject of a new documentary produced and directed by Dave Grohl of Foo Fighters. Grohl’s association with the studio goes all the way back to the beginning of his recording career, when Nirvana recorded ‘Nevermind.’ “In the s ...
Billy Corgan Is Not a Jukebox
A jukebox is built around a simple concept: Give it some money, choose a song or songs from its selection and you can sing and dance along while it plays. A rock concert is built on a similar concept, except that, for much more money, you get to sing and dance. And if you’re close enough to the stage, you can shout out a song to the band in the hope that they will play them. It’s been known to hap
The Black Keys Eat Barbecue With Tony Bourdain On Travel Channel’s ‘No Reservations’
Dan Auerbach and Patrick Carney, better known as the Black Keys, appeared on the Travel Channel’s ‘No Reservations’ food-and-travel show. However, instead of looking for the best restaurants in the Black Keys’ hometown of Akron, Ohio, the duo and host Anthony Bourdain instead visited the Woodyard Bar-B-Que in Kansas City, Mo.
Pixies Offer Free Download of 2004 Coachella Performance
With a few days until the second weekend of Coachella, the Pixies have decided to offer a four-song sampling of their 2004 concert at the festival in Indio, Calif. The EP can be downloaded from their website. The Pixies’ triumphant appearance at Coachella was their highest-profile concert since re-forming earlier in the year. The ...
Red Hot Chili Peppers to Play Free Concert in Cleveland
Although you wouldn’t necessarily guess their politics by such songs as ‘Suck My Kiss’ and ‘Californication,’ the Red Hot Chili Peppers are big supporters of President Barack Obama. This Sunday (April 15). they will be donating their time to put on a free concert for campaign volunteers at the Cleveland House of Blues, the Plain-Dealer reported Monday (April 9).
Green Day Releases Inside-The-Studio Videos
Ever since Valentine’s Day, Green Day have been holed up in the studio recording the follow-up to 2009′s ’21st Century Breakdown.’ Throughout this time, they’ve taken some time to give their fans a behind-the-scenes look at the new work by uploaded a video to YouTube roughly once a week. However, those looking for ...