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Springsteen Goes Long, Eternal Skrillex and Olympic Disses

0 Comments · Wednesday, August 8, 2012
Springsteen breaks own "longest concert" record, Skrillex fans never have to be without him and Morrissey and Mitt Romney have something in common — they are unimpressed by the London Olympics.
  

Bunbury Rocks, Def Lep Rewinds and Macca/Boss Cut Short

0 Comments · Wednesday, July 18, 2012
The first ever Bunbury Music Festival draws tens of thousands to Cincinnati's riverfront for three days of great times and even better music. Plus, Joe Elliott says Def Leppard will be joining iTunes soon finally — after the band re-records all of its old songs so they can receive all the profits — and one of the jerks responsible for pulling the plug on Bruce Springsteen/Paul McCartney defends the decision and jerkishly says it "added legend to the myth."
  

Kim's Theme, Hotplate DJs and Dangerous Bassists

0 Comments · Wednesday, July 11, 2012
As Sacha Baron Cohen showed in his most recent film, despite their often horrid acts of human rights violations and other atrocities, most dictators are also hilarious. North Korea’s new “supreme leader” is picking up where his pops left off in the crazy/hyper-vain department; The Atlantic reports Kim Jong Un has dropped a new theme song/“propaganda hymn” titled “Onward Toward the Final Victory.  

Lips' New Record, Adele's New Project and Metal Scapegoats

0 Comments · Tuesday, July 3, 2012
The Flaming Lips have broken the world record for most concerts performed in multiple cities within the span of 24 hours  

Olympic Songs, Black Keys Sue and Beatles Desecration

0 Comments · Wednesday, June 27, 2012
Danny Boyle reveals his Olympic playlist, The Black Keys sue Home Depot and Pizza Hut for ripping them off and Beatles desecration hits an all-time low with ZhuZhu Pets Meet The Beatles.  

Kanye West and KISS

0 Comments · Wednesday, June 20, 2012
It appears that ’70s rockers KISS have finally run out of shit to sell with their logo on it, so the band is expanding its brand to include merchandise based on its appearances as animated characters on Family Guy.  

Bonnaroo and Erykah Badu

0 Comments · Wednesday, June 13, 2012
Topping this year's Bonnaroo surprises in WTFness was a Sunday cameo by ’80s hitmaker Lionel Richie, who joined the already-a-fish-out-of-water Kenny Rogers for versions of “Lady” and “All Night Long.” Though no one in the crowd would probably ever attend a normal Rogers or Richie concert, they went nuts just the same. Maybe they were just being sarcastic.
  

Amanda Palmer and Hollywood Undead

0 Comments · Wednesday, June 6, 2012
The worse things get during even the most dramatic band break-ups are usually snarky back-and-forth insults in the press. Rap/Metal band Hollywood Undead raised that bar to painful new heights when, according to TMZ, two bandmates waited for singer “Deuce” to leave a club after a solo performance, then beat him.   

Kanye/Jay-Z, Gaga, Danzig

0 Comments · Wednesday, May 30, 2012
Kanye West and Jay-Z will reportedly be making a sequel to their collaborative Watch the Throne album, according to producer Mike Dean. But that’s just a small part of the twosome’s plans to expand their kingdoms.  

J. Waters, J. White and B. Ward

0 Comments · Tuesday, May 22, 2012
Heading to a gig in Bloomington, Ind., Indie Rock band Here We Go Magic saw a familiar looking man on the side of the road holding up a sign and wearing a hat with the words “Scum of the Earth” who looked a lot like Indie film legend John Waters. After some debate, they turned around and, sure enough, it was him.  

Hendrix 3000, Beach Boys and Freddie Mercury

0 Comments · Wednesday, May 16, 2012
Two contemporary music stars have been cast as two legendary ones in a pair of recently announced projects. The L.A. Times reports that Andre 3000 of Outkast will finally portray iconic Rock guitarist Jimi Hendrix in the biopic All Is by My Side.  

MCA, Beyonce and Jay-Z

0 Comments · Tuesday, May 8, 2012
The massive outpouring of grief online after news that Beastie Boy Adam Yauch had died May 4 was a great gauge of the Beasties’ widespread influence and impact.  

Sanabria, Tom Jones and Pleasantly Plump

0 Comments · Tuesday, May 1, 2012
A couple of dubious claims were recently made about two very different Pop stars not taking jobs that could have altered the course of history. Singer Tom Jones told The Guardian he lost the role of James Bond to Sean Connery because he was already too famous.  

Girls, The Dead and Nugent

0 Comments · Tuesday, April 24, 2012
The trend of cool, new bands naming their groups something so generic and random it’s impossible to Google is all well and good, but can we at least all agree that if you give your band such a moniker, you cannot bitch about other people using the same phrase or word to sell shit?  

Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, Keith Moon and Tupac

0 Comments · Tuesday, April 17, 2012
Should Cleveland be offended that almost every major act being inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame last weekend had at least one no show? The Ohio city is supposed to get the induction ceremony every three years now, but given how many honorees played hooky this year, should the Rock Hall be thinking of, say, taking their talents to South Beach?