Monthly Archives July 2013

T.I.: Zimmerman Verdict Was ‘Bullsh*t’

July 31, 2013 Music

Count TI among the outraged about George Zimmerman's not-guilty verdict in the Trayvon Martin case "Man it was some bullshit" the rapper said on Power 98's "Morning Madhouse" show in Charlotte North Carolina "My hat goes off to the Martin family because if it was me and my child there...

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Dan Aykroyd Wails as Elwood Blues on ‘Fallon’

July 31, 2013 Music

Last night on Late Night With Jimmy Fallon after receiving a rousing intro by the show's host Dan Aykroyd made a surprise entrance as Elwood Blues of the notorious Blues Brothers The comedian gave a performance of "Born in Chicago" dressed in his signature getup (black sunglasses black suit...

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50 Greatest Live Acts Right Now

July 31, 2013 Music

Who rules the road in 2013? To find out Rolling Stone asked a panel of writers industry figures and artists – from Lars Ulrich of Metallica to Brittany Howard of Alabama Shakes – to vote on their favorite live performers right now To be eligible for the list a performer...

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Ian MacKaye Approves Urban Outfitters’ Minor Threat Apparel

July 31, 2013 Music

Minor Threat shirts are now on sale at Urban Outfitters for a cool $28 and frontman Ian MacKaye is fine with it The hardcore punk tastemaker (who also fronts Fugazi) told Washington City Paper that the store's shirts for the Eighties punks are licensed legitimate merch MacKaye explained that his label...

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Tom Tom Club on Returning to the Studio: ‘We Just Wing It’

July 31, 2013 Music

Just days after finishing their European tour Tom Tom Club are headed into the studio to record their follow-up to last year's Downtown Rockers Chris Frantz and bassist Tina Weymouth both formerly of Talking Heads along with keyboard/percussionist Bruce Martin and guitarist Pablo Martin will return to the studio next week...

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On the Charts: Selena Gomez Takes Holy Grail From Jay Z

July 31, 2013 Music

After weeks of summeritis with Jay Z making the only major chart headlines Selena Gomez' new album and One Direction's new single have both arrived to liven up the chart monotony Track sales actually ticked up a bit compared to last week – 2 percent – but overall track and...

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Bearded ‘Hillbilly’ in Overalls Dances With Raccoon to Aretha Franklin

July 31, 2013 Music

It's easy dancing to Aretha Franklin Jake and Elwood did it in The Blues Brothers Irish soul fans did it in The Commitments Now this bearded guy in overalls is doing it – with a raccoon The critter looks mystified while Grizzly Adams here (actually he goes by "Coon Rippy")...

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System of a Down Rock Hollywood Bowl – Lone U.S. Date This Year

July 31, 2013 Music

"We're in Hollywood right?" guitarist Daron Malakian shouted Monday night at the Hollywood Bowl early in an explosive hometown concert by System of a Down as a sold-out crowd of 17000 roared back "You speak Armenian in Hollywood right?" The 90-minute Bowl set was the only announced US performance set for...

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Maya Jane Coles Gets Funeral Serenade in ‘Burning Bright’ – Premiere

July 31, 2013 Music

Rising UK DJ and producer Maya Jane Coles teams with Hercules and Love Affair's Kim Ann Foxman on this stellar dance floor number "Burning Bright" Mined from the British-Japanese artist's debut album Comfort this accompanying clip lures finds Foxman singing to Coles who rests in an open casket in a...

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Katy Perry: ‘It Was Hard to Speak Up’ With John Mayer

July 31, 2013 Music

Katy Perry dug into her love life in an interview with the UK edition of Elle in which she talked about her relationship with currently on-again boyfriend John Mayer and her attraction to "challenging men" The pop singer also discussed her friendship with Rihanna and the upcoming release of her new album...

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