Radiohead Drum Tech Scott Johnson Killed in Stage Collapse
A sold out Radiohead concert ended before it began on Saturday (June 16) when the stage collapsed, injuring three people and killing one, now identified as the band’s drum technician, Scott Johnson.
The Black Keys Debut Harmony Korine-Directed Video for ‘Gold on the Ceiling’
What do you get when you put Akron’s hippest indie blues rock duo together with the director of ‘Trash Humpers’? The Black Keys and Harmony Korine are glad you asked, because they’ve just debuted the new, Korine-directed clip for the Keys’ latest single, ‘Gold on …
Beastie Boys Recall Last Recordings With Adam Yauch
If you were a little stunned by the news of Adam Yauch‘s death on May 4, you weren’t alone — as Yauch’s longtime Beastie Boys bandmate Mike Diamond puts it in an interview published in Rolling Stone, “He had us fooled in the most beautiful way … I believed, up to…
Foo Fighters + Pearl Jam to Headline Atlanta’s 2012 Music Midtown Fest
Rock heavyweights Foo Fighters and Pearl Jam have been tapped to co-headline Atlanta’s Music Midtown festival in September. The news follows the announcement that the same two bands are headlining Florida’s 2012 DeLuna Festival during the same month.
Hear Feist and Mastodon Cover Each Other for Record Store Day
In one of the more unorthodox pairings on a Record Store Day that looks to be full of them, Feist and Mastodon have collaborated on a 7″ single that finds the artists covering each other — and now you can hear the results.
Former Pantera Bassist Rex Brown Owes $450,000 in Back Taxes
It’s Tax Day, which means you might not be in a very good mood right now. But cheer up, because even if you’re writing the IRS a check this year, chances are you don’t owe anywhere near as much as former Pantera / Down bassist Rex ‘Rocker’ Brown.
Dave Grohl Denies Courtney Love’s Claim That He Made a Pass at Frances Bean Cobain
Courtney Love‘s creative pace has certainly slowed over the years, but she’s clearly in no danger of mellowing out. In the last year, she’s engaged in public feuds with everyone from her landlord to the Muppets — but this week, she returned to one of her favorite targets, Foo…
Green Day Announce New Album Trilogy
Green Day‘s recording pace has certainly slowed over the years — it took them four years to complete ‘American Idiot’ and five to finish the follow-up, ’21st Century Breakdown,’ which was released three years ago — but they’re about to start making up …
Slash + Myles Kennedy Perform Two Songs on ‘Jimmy Kimmel Live!’
With a little over a month to go before Slash unleashes his ‘Apocalyptic Love‘ on the world, he’s cranking up the promotional machine in earnest — and last night (April 10), that meant showing up on the big stage at ‘Jimmy Kimmel Live!’ to perform a couple of song…
Red Hot Chili Peppers, Black Sabbath, Black Keys Confirmed for Lollapalooza 2012
A couple of days ago, we told you rumor had it that the 2012 Lollapalooza lineup would feature Red Hot Chili Peppers and Black Sabbath — and now we can confirm that the rumors were right on the money. This year’s list of acts has been unveiled, and it’s a doozy.
Foo Fighters’ Dave Grohl Says Lollapalooza ‘Changed the World’
Lollapalooza’s luster has faded a bit since its Buzz Bin-raiding early ’90s heyday as the premiere rock festival in all the land, but it’s still going strong. In fact, they traveled to Chile last weekend, drawing more than 50,000 fans to a lineup that included Bjork, TV on the…
Linkin Park Singer Promises Return to ‘Familiar’ Sound After ‘Bonkers’ Last Album
If you thought Linkin Park went a little too far afield on their last album, 2010′s ‘A Thousand Suns,’ you aren’t alone. In fact, Park frontman Chester Bennington says the band knew it needed to do a little less experimenting on its new record, due for release later this year…