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 implicatio…
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.
Band of Horses Speak About Working With Legendary Producer Glyn Johns
‘Mirage Rock,’ the fourth album by Band of Horses, will be released on Sept. 17. After scoring a No. 7 album in 2010 with ‘Infinite Arms,’ the Seattle-based group brought in a heavy hitter to work behind the boards for the follow-up: legendary producer Gly…
Foster the People’s New Album May Have EDM Elements
Last weekend, Foster the People‘s Mark Foster and Isom Innis were off at the EDM-heavy Hard Summer in Los Angeles under the name Smims and Belle. In a new interview, Foster talked about how the electronic side project has affected their regular gig.
Amy Winehouse’s Ex-Husband Blake Fielder-Civil Showing ‘Small Signs of Improvement’ From C…
Yesterday we reported the news that Blake Fielder-Civil, the ex-husband of the late Amy Winehouse, was reportedly in a coma after a drinking binge. Today, we learn that he is showing “small signs of improvement,” according to his girlfriend, Sarah Aspin.
Details Emerge on M.I.A.’s New Album ‘Matangi’
‘Matangi,’ M.I.A.‘s new album, is expected to be released by December. But that hasn’t stopped the singer from dropping a few hints about it to her more-than 451,000 followers on Twitter.
R.E.M. to Release Special ‘Document’ 25th Anniversary Set
The next step in the reissuing of R.E.M.‘s catalog will be taken on Sept. 25 when they release an expanded 25th Anniversary Edition of their 1987 breakthrough album, ‘Document.’ The set contains the remastered album and a second disc of a concert recorded in Utrecht, Holl…
Vampire Weekend Debut New Song in Cleveland
Two weeks ago we learned that Vampire Weekend were “80 percent” done with their first album since 2010′s ‘Contra.’ On Thursday (July 12), the band felt comfortable enough with one of them to give the song its debut at the House of Blues in Clev…
Muse Release Video for 2012 Summer Olympics Theme ‘Survival’
Two weeks ago, Muse released ‘Survival,’ the official theme song of the 2012 Summer Olympics in London. Now, the International Olympic Committee has unveiled the video for the song.
White Stripes Record Sells for $12,700 on eBay
A rare 7-inch 45 of the second single by the White Stripes, ‘Lafayette Blues’ bundled with ‘Sugar Never Tasted So Good,’ sold for $12,700 on eBay, What Sells Best is reporting. The auction ended this morning (July 2).
Dave Matthews Band, Flaming Lips To Rock St. Paul
The Twin Cities is soon to become a major stop on the ever-growing festival circuit, as the inaugural River’s Edge Music Festival will take place on June 23 and 24 on Harriet Island in St. Paul, Minn. The Dave Matthews Band and Tool, playing their only U.S. date of 2012, will headlin…
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 ne…