Archive | September, 2015

Dierks Bentley, Little Big Town to Play Veterans Day Benefit Show

Dierks Bentley leads a lineup of country stars saluting American soldiers in respectful, back-to-basics style this Veterans Day (November 11th).  Gary Allan, Hunter Hayes, Jake Owen, Justin Moore, Kip Moore, Lee Brice, Little Big Town and the Band Perry will also take part in Stars and Strings, a stripped-down benefit concert… Source: RollingStone Link: Dierks […]

Turnpike Troubadours Take New Album to Unexpected Chart Heights

In a year filled with chart-topping country albums by Aaron Watson, Jason Isbell and Blackberry Smoke, the Turnpike Troubadours are the latest independents to climb their way up the Billboard charts without help from mainstream radio.  The band’s new, self-titled LP is currently sitting at Number Three on the Billboard Country Albums Chart,… Source: RollingStone Link: Turnpike […]

Trent Reznor Recalls Making Early Albums, Moog Influence

Moog Music recently announced that, after 13 years, they would discontinue production on one of their most innovative devices, the Minimoog Voyager. The instrument was crucial to Trent Reznor on both a musical and personal level, and in a new interview, the Nine Inch Nails mastermind talks about his love of Moog and… Source: RollingStone Link: Trent Reznor […]

Wavves' Nathan Williams: 'Kobe Bryant's Kind of an Asshole'

Any teenage kid stuck on the outside looking in knows it in his or her bones: punks are punks and jocks are jocks and never the twain shall meet. A quick tour through Wavves’ latest album, V ­­– with its punchy, TV-static guitars, cinder-block bottom end and Nathan Williams’ wry,… Source: RollingStone Link: Wavves' Nathan […]

10 Things We'd Love to See on Nicki Minaj's New TV Show

Yesterday it was announced that Nicki Minaj will produce and star in a scripted ABC Family comedy series based on her childhood in 1990s Queens. This is especially gratifying news to fans who have witnessed the punchline queen allude to many mythical moments from her childhood over the years. Here are some… Source: RollingStone Link: 10 Things […]

Justin Bieber Says Floyd Mayweather's Critics Are 'Stupid'

Justin Bieber and Floyd Mayweather have been buddies for a few years now, doing the kinds of things 21-year-old pop stars and 38-year-old undefeated champs tend to do when they’re in the same room: launch apps, box shirtless, wear sunglasses indoors. You know, totally normal stuff like that. So it should… Source: RollingStone Link: Justin […]

Kelly Clarkson Cancels All Remaining 2015 Tour Dates

Kelly Clarkson has the rest of the year off, per doctors’ orders. Earlier this month, the vocal powerhouse announced via a series of tweets that the remainder of U.S. dates on her Piece by Piece tour had to be canceled, as she was ordered to go on vocal rest. “I can’t… Source: RollingStone Link: Kelly […]