‘Call of Duty: Black Ops II’ Teaser Video Previews Trent Reznor’s Score
As we reported earlier, Trent Reznor is composing the score for the next entry in the popular ‘Call of Duty’ video game franchise. Take a listen to some of the Nine Inch Nails mastermind’s work on ‘Call of Duty: Black Ops II’ below.
Pearl Jam Music Used for Updated Version of ‘Hamlet’
The classic William Shakespeare story of ‘Hamlet’ received a grunge-style update over the weekend. The production crew at New York City’s HERE have added the music of Pearl Jam to their ‘Hamlet’ remake entitled ‘A King Of Infinite Space.’
Weezer to Tour to Australia After 16-Year Absence
Sometimes we American music fans take our bands for granted. The United States is such a huge market that most artists make the land of the free a must in their touring plans. Australians, on the other hand, will have to wait years for some acts to even be in the same timezone. Weezer are one of tho…
Court Hearing Delayed for Man Accused of Stealing $380K From Pearl Jam
The former Pearl Jam executive accused of stealing $380,000 from the band has a new date for his court hearing. Originally scheduled for this week (June 28), Rickey Goodrich will now be arraigned on July 11 at the King County Courthouse in Seattle.
Pearl Jam Pay Tribute to Clash Frontman Joe Strummer at Isle of Wight
Pearl Jam closed out the second night of the Isle of Wight Festival this past weekend, giving fans plenty of material with their two-hour set. The grunge icons dug through their archives and paid tribute to the late Clash singer Joe Strummer.
Red Hot Chili Peppers Releasing 18 Songs Over the Next Six Months
The Red Hot Chili Peppers aren’t known to release a plethora of music in a short amount of time. Their most recent album, last year’s ‘I’m With You,’ came out five years after their previous release, 2006′s ‘Stadium Arcadium.’ The Rock and Roll Hall of…
Beastie Boys Sales Surge After Death of Adam Yauch
In what was to be expected, sales of the Beastie Boys‘ music catalog have skyrocketed since the May 4 death of founding member Adam ‘MCA’ Yauch. The group’s album sales saw an increase of a whopping 1,235% in just two days since Yauch’s passing.
Against Me! Singer Tom Gabel Opens Up About Growing Up With Gender Dysphoria
As previously reported, Against Me! leader Tom Gabel has revealed to Rolling Stone that he’s transgender. Now, more details from the full article — which will be featured in the upcoming issue of the magazine — are emerging.
New York Neighborhoods Celebrate Adam Yauch’s Legacy
The Beastie Boys were never shy to show love for their hometown of New York City. That love was returned Friday night (May 4) when news of Adam ‘MCA’ Yauch‘s death was announced.
Death of the Killers Saxophonist Ruled a Suicide
Tragedy struck the Killers and the Las Vegas, Nev., music scene earlier this week when news broke of saxophone player Tommy Marth’s death. Sadly, it’s been confirmed that Marth took his own life.
Florence Welch Calls Duet with Josh Homme a ‘Dream Scenario’
Florence + the Machine recently recorded an episode of ‘MTV Unplugged,’ which included an unexpected appearance from Queens of the Stone Age frontman Josh Homme. The unlikely pair teamed up to do a duet of the classic Johnny Cash song ‘Jackson.’ Florence Welch explained that …
The Black Keys to Start Work on Next Album
The Black Keys are riding on the highest wave of success in their careers so far. The blues duo have just wrapped up another leg of their tour with Arctic Monkeys, which has seen them sell out arenas across the country. Even with their busy tour schedule, The Black Keys will set aside time this summ…