The Killers, ‘Runaways’ – Song Review
The wait for the new music from the Killers is over. The Las Vegas band, whose last album was 2008′s ‘Day and Age,’ won’t put out their fourth record, ‘Battle Born’ until the fall, but the first single, ‘Runaways&CloseCurlyQuote…
Pearl Jam Let Superfan Create Set List
Nearly every music lover has dreamed of meeting their favorite group before a concert and being asked if they had any special requests. Pearl Jam have done even better than that. For their June 27 show, they chose a longtime member of their fan club and had him create the entire set list for the per…
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.
Foo Fighters’ Dave Grohl Honored With 900-Pound Drumsticks
Although Dave Grohl of Foo Fighters grew up outside the Washington, D.C., area and is closely associated with the Seattle scene, he spent the first few years of his life in Warren, Ohio. On Saturday (July 7), the small city in northeastern Ohio will honor its native son in an inventive way.
Black Keys, ‘Little Black Submarines’ – Song Review
A few weeks ago, the Black Keys played a secret club gig in their adopted hometown of Nashville, during which they filmed a video for ‘Little Black Submarines.’ While the video is not yet available, the single is ready for release.
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).
Smashing Pumpkins’ Billy Corgan ‘Disappointed in America’
Billy Corgan’s war of words against, oh, pretty much everything continues. This time, while appearing last week (June 29) on CNN’s ‘Piers Morgan Tonight,’ the Smashing Pumpkins‘ auteur set his sights on the American public, according to the…
Jack White’s ‘Blunderbuss’ Debuts at No. 1
Billboard is reporting that, as expected, Jack White‘s first solo album, ‘Blunderbuss,’ hits No. 1 on the Billboard 200. In its first week of release, Blunderbuss’ sold 138,000 copies, towering over Adele‘s ’21′ which, at 84,000…
Dave Grohl To Direct and Produce Documentary About Famous Recording Studio
Sound City Studios, the Van Nuys, Calif. recording facility which saw the birth of many legendary albums, will be the subject of a new documentary produced and directed by Dave Grohl of Foo Fighters. Grohl’s association with the studio goes all the way back to the beginning of his re…
Sublime With Rome Announce 2012 Summer Tour
Sublime With Rome, the re-branded version of 90s hitmakers Sublime, will embark on their third tour this summer. The band announced via press release that they will play 16 dates with Cypress Hill and Pepper in July and August. This is in addition to a handful of previously announced shows in …
Watch Jack White’s Liquid-Filled Single Spin
A couple who stood in line for 16 hours to get Jack White‘s Record Store Day exclusive have posted a video of the first time they played their bounty. The item, a 12-inch copy of his new single ‘Sixteen Saltines’ that is filled with blue liquid.
Billy Corgan Is Not a Jukebox
A jukebox is built around a simple concept: Give it some money, choose a song or songs from its selection and you can sing and dance along while it plays. A rock concert is built on a similar concept, except that, for much more money, you get to sing and dance. And if you’re close enough to the stag…