Is This a Poster for Green Day’s 2012 Tour?
We know they’re getting ready to release a trilogy of new albums, which makes it seem a little greedy to wonder what Green Day will do next — but if an image that recently surfaced online is to be believed, the band is planning a full-fledged tour in support of all that new mus…
Modest Mouse Frontman Disses Metallica Fans
Don’t expect Modest Mouse to share a stage with Metallica any time soon — or be invited back to the next Orion Festival, for that matter.
Red Hot Chili Peppers Release ‘Brendan’s Death Song’ Video
The Red Hot Chili Peppers are getting ready to release a whole bunch of new songs, but they haven’t forgotten about their most recent studio album, 2011′s ‘I’m With You’ — and to prove it, they’ve just released a video…
Flaming Lips Enlist Famous Friends for Record-Breaking Tour
We already knew when the Flaming Lips were planning to break the Guinness World Record for most concerts in a 24-hour span — as well as where they were scheduled to make it happen. And now, thanks to a press release issued by the band’s label, we know who will be joining the ba…
Radiohead Stage Collapse Sparks Criticism From Concert Industry Veterans
As the investigation into the cause of the stage collapse that killed a Radiohead employee continues, industry veterans are stepping forward to criticize the way the concert business is run in the United States — and call for reforms.
Billy Corgan Tries to Explain His Pissing on Radiohead Quote
Billy Corgan has been at this whole “rock star” thing long enough to know that when you say something that could possibly be construed as controversial or offensive, the press is going to run with it — so we have to at least give him credit for reacting to the brouh…
Radiohead’s Touring Company Faces Investigation Following Stage Collapse
Canadian officials have begun sorting out the cause of the stage collapse that caused one fatality and injured several onlookers at a Radiohead concert over the weekend, with the band’s touring company one of several organizations under scrutiny.
Red Hot Chili Peppers Reveal Release Dates for 18 New Songs
We told you a few weeks ago that the Red Hot Chili Peppers would be releasing a slew of new tracks over the next six months, but we weren’t sure how or when they’d be unleashing all that music. Now, thanks to a press release from the band, we can give you some of the …
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.
Rufus Wainwright Sings Classic Chewing Gum Jingles in Funny or Die Video
Back in the glory days of major labels and FM radio, pop stars didn’t have to think too hard about promoting their latest album — they released a single, made a video, did the talk show rounds, and hit the road. But that era’s over, and now artists need to get a little more creative when it comes to…
Smashing Pumpkins’ Billy Corgan Plans to ‘Piss’ on Radiohead
So, as it turns out, Smashing Pumpkins frontman Billy Corgan is not a Radiohead fan.
Three Dead at RockNess Festival 2012
A stimulant called Benzo Fury is being blamed for the death of one attendee and the hospitalization of two others at Scotland’s RockNess Festival over the weekend. Those incidents, combined with a bus accident that ended in two deaths on Friday (June 8), marred a weekend featuring pe…