Monthly Archives March 2014

Bruce Springsteen, Michael Stipe Will Appear at Rock Hall Induction

March 31, 2014 Music

The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame has announced further details of the April 10th induction ceremony at Brooklyn's Barclays Center Michael Stipe is inducting Nirvana though there's no word on whether or not the surviving members will perform together Rage Against the Machine guitarist Tom Morello will induct Kiss...

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Diplo, Skrillex Unite as Jack U at Ultra Music Festival

March 31, 2014 Music

Diplo and Rolling Stone cover subject Skrillex brought their collaborative project Jack U to Ultra Music Festival in Miami Sunday debuting new tracks amidst a raucous tag-team set 25 DJs That Rule the Earth Diplo The duo took turns manning the turntables and hyping the crowd during their hour-long appearance which spanned...

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Inaugural ACL Hall of Fame to Induct Willie Nelson, Stevie Ray Vaughan

March 31, 2014 Music

In celebration of its 40th anniversary the PBS concert TV series Austin City Limits has launched the Austin City Limits Hall of Fame It is holding its inaugural induction ceremony on April 26th when it recognizes Willie Nelson and Steve Ray Vaughan and Double Trouble as its first members alongside...

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How Kiss’ Reunion Almost Fell Apart: Preview Paul Stanley’s Memoir

March 31, 2014 Music

Paul Stanley is the last member of the original Kiss lineup to pen a memoir but his upcoming book Face The Music A Life Exposed is still an essential read for all fans of the pioneering hard rock band For the first time ever the Starchild reveals that he was...

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Torche Putting Finishing Touches on ‘Heavier Than Ever’ New Album

March 31, 2014 Music

Torche bassist Jonathan Nuñez is holed up at Pinecrust his Miami home studio putting the finishing touches on the Florida alt-metal band's as-yet-untitled fourth full-length album "Pretty much all the tracks are done" Nuñez tells Rolling Stone before adding some overdubs to a new track "We did  Harmonicraft here as well" Nuñez says "We feel comfortable and...

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Puff Daddy Enlists Your Favorite Rapper for ‘Big Homie’ Video

March 31, 2014 Music

"You could go to any hood / Bet they know me" Sean Combs boasts on his stark new single "Big Homie" The rapper/mogul backs up that claim in the track's star-studded music video which features cameos from an array of hip-hop titans Watch Sean Combs Spoof 'Downton Diddy' In the clip above...

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Who Is Sam Smith? A Quick Primer on the U.K. Soul Singer

March 31, 2014 Music

Sam Smith started performing as a child and scored his first hit contributing vocals to Disclosure's 2012 "Latch" but his first press coverage came in 2009 when his mother a banker making over £500000 a year at Tullett Prebon sued her employer after being fired for in part promoting her...

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Album Launch: John Frusciante Sends New LP Into Space on Rocket

March 31, 2014 Music

Some artists launch their new album with a quirky viral campaign or music video Former Chili Pepper John Frusciante has taken a more literal approach – by legitimately launching his new LP ENCLOSURE into space On Saturday March 29th at a "remote High Desert location in California" the album was...

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Big Ears 2014 Celebrates Steve Reich Via Punk, Drone, Jazz, Radiohead

March 31, 2014 Music

The 2014 edition of Knoxville Tennessee's Big Ears Festival began with a performance of a piece for handclaps and ended with the kind of applause usually reserved for famous rock bands A passion project of Bonnaroo founder Ashley Capps Big Ears 2014 is the most ambitious avant-garde festival to emerge...

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Julian Casablancas Reveals Second Daft Punk Collab

March 31, 2014 Music

Last year Strokes frontman Julian Casablancas made a vocoder-driven cameo on Daft Punk's "Instant Crush" a New Wave stunner from the band's acclaimed LP Random Access Memories Now the singer has said that there's another collaboration from the two parties lingering in the vaults "There is another Daft Punk song that...

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