Monthly archives: April, 2011

ROYAL MUSIC FOR A ROYAL WEDDING

According to the official Royal Wedding website, “Prince William and Miss Catherine put considerable thought into selecting their music . . . a blend of traditional music with some newly commissioned pieces.”  I don’t suppose the “newly commissioned pieces” were anything too contemporary or main stream.  Imagine them kicking off the shoes and jumping around…


STREAMING NEW MUSIC: BEASTIE BOYS “HOT SAUCE COMMITTEE PART 2″ AVAILABLE TODAY

Updated: 4/28/2011 6:12pm PST – an note for the Beastie Boys management “it’s time to set the m#*her f@&n record straight” First off, kudos to Japan, the first country out of the gate to release Hot Sauce Committee Pt 2. Just so that everyone knows the real, here is how the release dates for the…


LOLLAPALOOZA 2011 HEADLINERS AND LINE-UP ANNOUNCED: THIS IS EPIC!

Eminem, Foo Fighters, Coldplay, Muse, My Morning Jacket, deadmau5, and A Perfect Circle to Headline Lollapalooza 2011 Born 20 years ago out of punk rock will and unbridled passion, Lollapalooza has rocked through the parks, amphitheaters and fairgrounds of America, leaving memorable musical moments in its wake. Now, at its home in the Windy City,…


TV on the Radio’s Gerard Smith Loses the Fight Against Cancer, he was 36.

In a statement released on their website, TVOTR said,”We are very sad to announce the death of our beloved friend and bandmate, Gerard Smith, following a courageous fight against lung cancer. Gerard passed away the morning of April 20th, 2011. We will miss him terribly.” It was just over a month ago the band announced…


New Music: Radiohead Says Thank You With 2 New Tracks

Thank you – Merci – Gracias – Grazie – Dankeschön – Obrigado – Gui lah hui te ha – Ashoge – Shukran – Tsikomo – M goi – Tak – Dank u – Vinaka – Aabhar – Köszönöm – Go raibh maith agaibh – Arigato – Tashakkur – Dziekuje – Gestena – Hvala – Tack…


CHRIS MARTIN COVERS “WONDERWALL” @ THE BOOGALOO

Coldplay’s Chris Martin covered Oasis’ ‘Wonderwall’ at a secret benefit show in London. An unreleased song “Wedding Bells” was also played, however Chris stated it won’t be on the record. Martin performed a three-song set for a benefit gig hosted by Simon Pegg, at the Boogaloo bar. Prompted by a fan in the crowd, who…


REVIEW: U2 São Paulo, Brazil, Setlist & Fan Photos

São Paulo, BR – Live from Estadio Morumbi, U2 put on another stellar show.  The stadium rocked in true U2 fashion.  Bono enjoys Brazil as he was quoted, “we usually sing to the crowd at these shows, but here, the crowd sings to us.  We usually perform, but in Brazil, the crowd performs for us!”…


JEFF BECK AND IMELDA MAY DELIVER A ROCK AND ROLL HISTORY LESSON!

Pomona, CA – Jeff Beck and Imelda May were phenomenal. It was a trip back through time, to the beginning of rock and roll. Picture a young Jeff Beck with his ear glued to the phonograph listening to  Bill Haley and the comets, Elvis, and Fat’s Domino. Eagerly snatching up his own guitar, in youthful…


NEW MUSIC: INCUBUS “ADOLESCENTS”

The newly released single from Incubus soon to be released 6th studio album If Not Now, When?, titled “Adolescents” Photo credit: Bernice Abbott Adolescents by incubus The guys are working as we speak with their creative friend and provocateur, Brantley Guttierez on a new video for “Adolescents”. Here’s a still photo from the shoot. Enjoy….


RUMOR HAS IT: PRINCE IN LA FOR $25!?

Los Angeles, CA – Rumor has it Prince is performing a set of dates in Los Angeles “Welcome 2 America”, which he is referring to as the “21-Night Stand”. Prince and others-yet-to-be-named are scheduled to perform at The Forum on April 14th, 21st and  22nd. Tickets will go on sale tomorrow at 10am. Don’t worry…