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Chris Cornell’s Daughter Pens Poignant Father’s Day Note

June 20th, 2017 · No Comments · Guitar

Chris Cornell‘s daughter, Toni Cornell, remembered her father’s heart, wisdom and love of Prince’s Purple Rain in a moving Father’s Day note posted to the late musician’s Facebook page. “You are my idol, someone I’ve always looked up to,” Toni wrote. “You were always there for me. You pushed me forward every day, and you still [...]

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Brian Wilson Plots Career-Spanning Solo Anthology ‘Playback’

June 20th, 2017 · No Comments · Guitar

Brian Wilson will release a new anthology collection covering his nearly 30-year solo career, Playback, September 22nd via Rhino. The 18-track release features two previously unreleased songs: “Run James Run,” which was written for Playback, and ”Some Sweet Day,” which Wilson wrote with Andy Paley in the early Nineties for an unfinished project. Related Brian Wilson [...]

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DJ Khaled Claims He Was ‘Sabotaged’ After Disastrous EDC Set

June 20th, 2017 · No Comments · Guitar

DJ Khaled won’t be taking the blame for his less-than-stellar performance at the Electric Daisy Carnival in Las Vegas this past weekend. Related See DJ Khaled, Rihanna, Bryson Tiller in Sultry ‘Wild Thoughts’ Video Rihanna, Tiller trade come-ons in Khaled’s new Santana-sampling single from upcoming ‘Grateful’ LP The rapper, who was scheduled for an hour-long [...]

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Electric Daisy Carnival: One Dead, Over 1,000 Seek Medical Attention

June 20th, 2017 · No Comments · Guitar

One person died and over 1,000 people sought medical attention during this weekend’s Electric Daisy Carnival EDM festival, which drew a reported 136,000 attendees each day of the three-day Las Vegas festival. Related Inside Electric Daisy Carnival’s $47 Million EDM Empire How L.A. riots, organizer’s Italian-immigrant mom shaped 20-year-old dance-music bacchanal A 34-year-old man named [...]

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SXSW Backs Austin Lawsuit Against Texas’ Anti-Immigration Bill

June 20th, 2017 · No Comments · Guitar

The organizers of the South by Southwest Festival have issued a statement in support of a lawsuit the city of Austin filed against the state of Texas protesting Senate Bill 4, which would ban “sanctuary cities” in the state. Related SXSW Organizers Amend Contract After Immigration Controversy “SXSW would like to reaffirm its public opposition to [...]

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White Stripes Demos Set for ‘Icky Thump’ 10th Anniversary Reissue

June 19th, 2017 · No Comments · Guitar

Jack White‘s Third Man Records will celebrate the 10th anniversary of the White Stripes‘ Icky Thump with a vinyl-only reissue complete with unreleased demos, B-sides and other ephemera from the 2007 LP, the duo’s final album together. Related Third Man Records’ New Detroit Vinyl Plant: See Behind the Scenes Custom-built German presses, an LP-themed mural [...]

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How Pop-Punk Survivors All Time Low Finally Grew Up

June 19th, 2017 · No Comments · Guitar

In 2007, the four members of All Time Low hadn’t even hit the legal drinking age when a couple of boyishly goofy songs about girls began to push them beyond their local scene. Signed to the taste-making indie label Hopeless Records, the Maryland quartet released their scrappy but hopeful sophomore album So Wrong, It’s Right, and [...]

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Radiohead Stage Collapse: Mistrial Declared, New Trial Ordered

June 19th, 2017 · No Comments · Guitar

A new trial has been ordered against Live Nation and others charged in Radiohead‘s 2012 stage collapse in Toronto, which killed the band’s drum technician Scott Johnson. Prosecutors confirmed to Pitchfork that a mistrial was declared after the presiding judge, Justice Shaun Nakatsuru, was appointed to the Ontario Superior Court last year, effectively negating his [...]

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The Killers Release First New Song in Five Years, ‘The Man’

June 19th, 2017 · No Comments · Guitar

The Killers have unveiled new song, “The Man.” The single hails from their forthcoming fifth album, Wonderful Wonderful, which is “soon to be completed,” according to a statement. It’s the first new album material since the band released Battle Born in 2012. Related 63 Most Anticipated Albums of 2017 Drake, Tool, U2 and more of [...]

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Bob Seger’s Music Finally Lands on Streaming Services

June 19th, 2017 · No Comments · Guitar

One of the few major streaming holdouts has folded. Bob Seger’s music has just become available on Spotify, Apple Music, Amazon Music, iHeartRadio, Napster and Slacker Radio. Up until now, his only songs on Spotify were the Christmas songs “The Little Drummer Boy” and “Sock It To Me Santa,” but 13 of his albums are now [...]

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