Monthly Archives May 2014

Riot Fest 2014: The Cure, Wu-Tang Clan, Weezer Set to Headline

May 13, 2014 Music

Riot Fest will be celebrating its 10th anniversary in three cities this year with the lineups for its Chicago and Denver editions joining the previously announced Toronto festival in showcasing a diverse roster of talent The Cure Jane's Addiction Wu-Tang Clan the National Rise Against Weezer and the Flaming Lips (no word on whether...

Read More

Randy Newman Wants to Do an EDM Album

May 13, 2014 Music

The banner on the back of Randy Newman’s eponymous 1968 debut album claimed he’d created "something new under the sun" The songwriter behind "Rednecks" "Sail Away" and "I Think It’s Going to Rain Today" has done that again and again and he’s been awarded handsomely for it after a notoriously long...

Read More

Shakira to Leave ‘The Voice’: Her 6 Greatest TV Moments

May 13, 2014 Music

Shakira just announced that she will not return to "The Voice" after Season 6 wraps up next week Too bad While I sometimes questioned her decisions as a coach during her bumpy first season I immediately warmed to her — and in Season 6 she seemed to find her groove...

Read More

The Strokes Book First U.S. Show in Three Years

May 13, 2014 Music

The Strokes are set to play their first US show in over three years at the Capitol Theater in Port Chester New York on May 31st ahead of their headlining show at this year's Governors Ball in New York City The New Immortals The Strokes Tickets go on sale to the public...

Read More

Damon Albarn Serenades an Elephant in ‘Mr Tembo’ Video

May 13, 2014 Music

Damon Albarn gathered together London's Pentecostal City Mission Church Choir to pay tribute to an orphaned baby elephant he met on his travels in Africa in the Giorgio Testi-directed video for "Mr Tembo" off his solo debut Everyday Robots As he conducts the singers a TV plays images of an elephant interspersed...

Read More

Black Keys’ Patrick Carney: Michael Jackson’s ‘Xscape’ Is ‘Bulls—’

May 13, 2014 Music

Black Keys' drummer Patrick Carney has never been one to mince words – especially when it comes to Justin Bieber But in the new issue of Rolling Stone he sounds off about something else entirely Michael Jackson's posthumous Xscape album The Black Keys hit the streets for special 'Late Night' set Carney was unaware that the record which features...

Read More

Metallica Honor Ozzy With Rare Acoustic Set at MusiCares Benefit

May 13, 2014 Music

Last night in Los Angeles Metallica performed a rare acoustic set in honor of Ozzy Osbourne at the 10th anniversary MusiCares MAP Fund benefit concert for addiction treatment "Music does care" singer-guitarist James Hetfield said to the crowd of donors and fans "It saves my life daily I'm grateful to music" Look back...

Read More

Russian Politicians Blast Eurovision’s Drag Queen Winner

May 13, 2014 Music

Russian officials have denounced Eurovision Song Contest winner Conchita Wurst a bearded drag queen with one even asking the culture ministry to ban the singer from touring Russia Billboard reports Wurst a 25-year-old Austrian whose off-stage name is Thomas Neuwirth took home Eurovision's top honors on Saturday with her Bond-esque ballad...

Read More

Flashback: The Clash Rock Against Racism in 1978

May 13, 2014 Music

In August 1976 a heavily intoxicated Eric Clapton blurted out some very unfortunate remarks onstage at the Birmingham Odeon in England "England is overcrowded" he said "I think we should send them all back" He went on to add that England was in danger of becoming a "black colony" Around...

Read More

Morrissey Shares New Single, ‘World Peace Is None of Your Business’

May 13, 2014 Music

Morrissey has offered up the first taste of his long-awaited new album World Peace Is None of Your Business sharing the title track and a new spoken-word video both of which you can check out on iTunes The album is also expected to see release on July 15th 15 Revealing Quotes...

Read More
1 2 3 15