John Mayer Sets First Tour in Three Years

John Mayer will return to the road with a sprawling summer-long tour that will see him criss-cross North America and take him into South America Billboard reports The singer-songwriter has been absent from the stage after undergoing two rounds of surgery to repair a granuloma in his throat At one point…

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Skrillex Cancels Full Flex Express Train Tour

Skrillex’s Full Flex Express train tour through Canada will not be happening this year the DJ announced on the tour’s website “During the past four months we lost the train we had booked found a new one and then realized the cost associated with using it would put us at a…

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Carly Rae Jepsen Talks ‘Perfect Harmony’ Songwriting Contest, ‘Canadian Idol’ Origins

additional reporting by Tiffany Lee “American Idol” has held songwriting competitions before–the Season 6 and 7 coronation singles were penned by contest winners and two years ago the show launched the “Coca-Cola Perfect Harmony” program which enlists fans to help pen a new original tune to be performed by a pop…

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Lil Wayne Thanks Fans For Support During Hospital Stay

For all the rumors about Lil Wayne’s health during his recent stint in the hospital following a series of seizures the MC seemed vibrant as ever in a new video delivered through TMZ In the clip the MC who was released from Los Angeles’ Cedars-Sinai earlier this week thanked his fans for…

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Amy Winehouse Gala Honors Tony Bennett and Nas in New York

The Amy Winehouse Foundation’s Gala and Inspiration Awards on Thursday at the Waldorf-Astoria in New York featured honoree Tony Bennett performer Jennifer Hudson and a guest list including Sean Lennon Mark Ronson and Harry Belafonte Yet Winehouse’s father Mitch had someone else in mind when he took the stage “The person…

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Pink Floyd Invite Fans to Share 'Dark Side of the Moon' Memories

Pink Floyd are inviting fans to gather on their website starting after midnight in England on Sunday – or Saturday at 8 pm EST – where they’ll be able to stream the band’s masterpiece Dark Side of the Moon in full to celebrate the LP’s 40th anniversary The New York Times…

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Sigur Ros Preview New LP 'Kveikur' With Monstrous Song and Video

Sigur Rós have released a new characteristically bizarre video that accompanies an announcement for their new record Kveikur which is due out June 18th in the US The video for the new song “Brennisteinn” mixes black and white footage with flashes of bright neon as a group wrestles a beast of some…

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Lady Gaga and Tony Bennett Set to Record Jazz Album in June

The hip injury that led to Lady Gaga’s canceled world tour last month will not prevent her from recording a jazz album with Tony Bennett as scheduled Bennett told Rolling Stone in an interview Thursday in New York “We’re working on it from now until June and then we’ll record in…

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Signed Copy of the Beatles' 'Sgt. Pepper' LP Rockets Past Predicted Auction Price

A copy of Sgt Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band autographed by all four Beatles up for auction has already surpassed its estimated price by tens of thousands of dollars The Associated Press reports Bidding began at $15000 with the Dallas-based Heritage Auctions expecting the copy to sell for about $30000 Early…

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Paul McCartney Recorded New Songs With Mark Ronson

Word that Paul McCartney is working on a new album was overshadowed earlier this week by news that he’s also planning a world tour but details are starting to emerge about the rocker’s latest recording project Mark Ronson is involved for one thing After DJing McCartney’s wedding to Nancy Shevall in…

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