Monthly Archives February 2013

Mark McGrath’s Nineties Nostalgia Cruise Canceled

February 28, 2013 Music

The 'Mark McGrath and Friends' Nineties nostalgia cruise that was set to sail from Miami to the Bahamas in October has been canceled reports the Los Angeles Times The floating festival was set to include performances from alternative-nation staples Smash Mouth the Gin Blossoms Spin Doctors Marcy Playground and of...

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Brian May Speaks Out Against Badger Population Reductions in Britain

February 28, 2013 Music

In a recent interview with the Guardian the astrophysicist animal rights activist and Queen guitarist Brian May expressed concern over the imminent badger culls that are set to take place in Britain this summer despite overwhelming disapproval from the public Parliament and scientific community "It's kind appealing 'We're doing something we're...

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Rolling Stone Announces SXSW Rock Room Day Parties

February 28, 2013 Music

Rolling Stone returns to Austin this year with our Live Rock Room day parties featuring some of the biggest names in town for SXSW Curated by Rolling Stone editors the set list features several bands taking over the Rock Room stage each day along with the Peached Tortilla truck serving...

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Morrissey: Paul McCartney Should Return His Knighthood

February 28, 2013 Music

Morrissey believes Paul McCartney should give back his knighthood if he truly believes in championing animal rights The former Beatle recently expressed dismay that Los Angeles' Staples Center would go meat-free (at least partially) for Morrissey's upcoming concert there despite the venue turning down his own request – a fact...

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Flashback: Elton John and Billy Joel Perform ‘Goodbye Yellow Brick Road’

February 28, 2013 Music

Elton John and Billy Joel first hit the road together in 1995 and concert promoters around the planet instantly realized the combination was ridiculously lucrative They appealed to the same fanbase and people were willing to scale the nosebleeds in stadiums (or drop a small fortune for gold circle seats)...

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Tiesto Commits to Long-Term Residency in Las Vegas

February 28, 2013 Music

Top DJs have been doing residencies in Las Vegas since the Nineties when guys like Erick Morillo and Paul Oakenfold planted their roots in Sin City And more recently the Wynn and Cosmopolitan hotels locked up Kaskade Deadmau5 and more But no EDM act has made a commitment...

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Thom Yorke Cuts Loose in ‘Ingenue’

February 28, 2013 Music

If the Internet has proven anything it's that there is no such thing as too much of Thom Yorke dancing and this new video for Atoms for Peace's "Ingenue" has plenty of just that – times two! The simple clip for the track from the supergroup's just-released debut LP Amok...

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30 Seconds to Mars Launching New Single Into Space

February 28, 2013 Music

Rockers 30 Seconds to Mars will blast their new single "Up in the Air" literally into the air tomorrow when the first copy is included on a SpaceX cargo mission delivering scientific experiments and goods to the International Space Station Frontman Jared Leto and his bandmates will head to Cape Canaveral...

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Macklemore and Ryan Lewis Support Gay Awareness Campaign

February 28, 2013 Music

Macklemore is riding high off the success of his mega-hit "Thrift Shop" but he took some time out from traveling the world to make this clip for the You Can Play campaign which fights homophobia in sports music and entertainment Macklemore and Ryan Lewis are apparently the first musicians to...

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The Hives ‘Peaking’ on Tour With Pink

February 28, 2013 Music

Backstage at the Staples Center arena in Los Angeles the Hives are stripping down to various stages of undress A couple of them are already shirtless and guitarist Nicholaus Arson has only a towel around his waist drinking a beer with his feet up on a table But his brother...

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