Posts Tagged ‘greatest-albums’

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Fun.’s Nate Ruess Back to Work on Band’s New Album

Nate Ruess definitely earned his vacation days – and he was determined to use ‘em all So much so that it basically took the combined powers of Bruce Springsteen the NCAA and his bandmates in fun to lure him down to Dallas for a performance at the Final Four And even…

Pharrell Slips Into Crooner Mode for ‘Spider-Man 2′ Track ‘Here’

Though he’s known more for his jazz-tinged pop and hip-hop productions Pharrell knows how to deliver a ballad when the mood is right And the musical chameleon slips into crooner mode with “Here” his original tune written for the upcoming Amazing Spider-Man 2 soundtrack The ballad finds Mr “Happy” in reflective mode singing…

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AC/DC Not Breaking Up Amid Retirement Rumors

After two days of massive speculation Australian hard-rock pioneers AC/DC have shot down rumors that they are retiring Frontman Brian Johnson has instead revealed that the band is going ahead with plans to record a new album Long Way to the Top look back at AC/DC’s 40-year history in photos “We are definitely…

Arctic Monkeys Set to Headline Summerfest

Arctic Monkeys have joined the lineup of Milwaukee’s multi-day Summerfest which will take place every day between June 25th and July 6th with the exception of June 30th Other new additions to the fest include Lake Street Dive the Pretty Reckless Brother Ali Rick Springfield and Railroad Earth among others…

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Josh Homme Plays ‘Disappointing Gay Man’ in New ‘Portlandia’ Clip

Queens of the Stone Age frontman Josh Homme drops by Portlandia this week playing the slobbish brother and to quote Portlandia’s blog ’disappointing gay man’ of Carrie Brownstein in the new clip above The Best Musical Moments From Portlandia With boyfriend Nick Swardson in tow Homme plays the Guest Who Wouldn’t Leave bringing in his dog Rambo…

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Jack Bruce Moves Past Cream: ‘It Was Nice to Have a Little Comeback’

When former Cream frontman Jack Bruce attempts to explain why it has taken him a decade to put out his latest solo album Silver Rails he says he had merely fallen out of love with the recording process But he also tells Rolling Stone that part of the long wait…

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Watch Pharrell Cry Over ‘Happy’ Inspiration

Tears of all sorts flow freely in the world of Oprah Winfrey and the water works once again opened up during a recent interview with Pharrell Williams This time though they were tears of the happiest kind Check Out Pharrell and Other Top Performers and this Year’s Coachella Festival In the clip…

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Krist Novoselic: Female Singers ‘Conjured the Spirit’ of Nirvana

Nirvana’s Krist Novoselic has said in a post on his blog that Joan Jett was his first choice for the group’s performance at the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and that Dave Grohl “ran with the idea of having all women lead” The group’s surviving members felt that having…

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Flashback: Devo Storm ‘Don Kirshner’s Rock Concert’ In 1979

Devo had been on the road pretty much non-stop for five years when they secured a spot on Don Kirshner’s Rock Concert in October of 1979 and by that point they were one of the best live acts on the planet The Ohio new wave group performed on Saturday Night…

Muse to Begin Work on New Album This Spring

After their Coachella appearances Muse will begin work on their seventh album next month “We’re going to go back in May and start working on some new stuff so I think we’ll start recording it this year” drummer Dominic Howard told KROQ over the weekend “If we can get something…

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Peter Gabriel on Genesis Reunion: ‘I Never Say Never’

“Hey great job with Kiss up there man! ” Peter Gabriel told Tom Morello backstage at Brooklyn’s Barclays Center on Thursday shortly after Gabriel was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Gabriel sat down for a quick five-minute interview about the honor his next album and the remote…

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Lana Del Rey Shows Off Two Sides of Herself in New Track ‘West Coast’

Lana Del Rey shows off two different moody sides of herself in “West Coast” the second original song released since the singer announced her upcoming album Ultraviolence and the first she has confirmed will appear on the LP She cowrote the song with occasional collaborator Rick Nowels and recorded it with…

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