I’m not sure how I feel about “Katherine Kiss Me,” a new song that Franz Ferdinand performed at Glastonbury this weekend.
Just in time for the release of the Guitar Hero edition in his band’s name, Steven Tyler has admitted that he entered rehab last month in order to recover from dependency on pain and sleep-assistance meds.
The old adage “when it rains, it pours” seems to be the key cliche for DMX’s 2008: He’s been hit with moving violations, raids on his house, and accusations that he’s been using aliases to get medical treatment. Friday, he was arrested in Miami after attempting a coke and marijuana run. And now he’s going…
American Idol patriot/panderer Kristy Lee Cook has signed with 19 Recordings/Arista Nashville, and her first single will drop Aug. 11.
Claiming the organizers of this weekend’s electronica jamboree Wild In The Country have been “unable to secure any staging, sound and lighting for the festival,” Bjork pulled out of her headlining spot late Friday. The Knebworth-based fest has since announced its plans to continue without Iceland’s Finest, wishing her all the best while noting that…
WEB DEBUT: June 30, 2008
While Coldplay’s Viva La Vida Or Death And All His Friends remains the biggest full-length in the United Kingdom, the band’s term limit/iPod anthem of the same name has been knocked from the top of the singles chart by Ne-Yo’s “Closer,” a disco doozy so sweet we couldn’t stop posting it in April.
Today is full of news about new digital-music stores, one of which is launching today, while the others are set to launch later this year. All three offerings will sell DRM-free MP3s from major-label artists, although that fact seems a bit less newsworthy today than it would have even six months ago.
• Rhapsody has…
Like U2’s manager, Paul McGuinness, Bono firmly believes that all problems can be solved by haranguing people in power and pleading for charitable donations, rather than actually changing economic models. But one thing Bono won’t do is dis Radiohead, one of the few successful bands with any critical cachet whatsoever. So when McGuinness decided to…
Unfortunately, Miley Cyrus’ new, Brett Ratner-directed video isn’t a Miley-led Guitar Hero marathon; instead, it’s a pretty straightforward clip in which Miley and a bunch of her besties lip-sync along with the super-Avrilly breakup anthem “7 Things.”
Bob Dylan is the most-cited musician in judicial opinions with 26 quoted lines, according to an article on the uses and misuses of popular music in legal writing by Alex B. Long.
TITLE: “Hold My Hand (feat. Michael Jackson)”
WEB DEBUT: June 29, 2008
In case you were wondering what former butcher Tad “TAD” Doyle thinks of music these days, he thinks it’s great!
London resident James Gostelow, the 25-year-old who achieved minor notoriety when he was punched by Amy Winehouse at Glastonbury Festival on Saturday night, is not mad at the troubled songstress at all. Hey, at least he has the best story of all his friends who went to the festival, right? Gostelow would, however, like to…