Zakk Wylde Rush to Hospital For More Blood Clots


Kevin Coffey of The Omaha World-Herald reports that Black Label Society canceled its set after band leader Zakk Wylde suffered a blood clot in his leg Thursday night. Wylde was rushed to an Omaha hospital, his bandmates said. The band’s Friday night concert in Clive, Iowa, has also been canceled, the band’s publicist said, but the group plans on completing the rest of the tour. Wylde was still in the hospital Thursday night, but his publicist said he was doing well. Opening bands … [Read more...]

CNN Anchor John Roberts Interviews And Jams With Rush


CNN's John Roberts goes backstage with legendary rock group Rush. John Roberts  the Anchor of CNN's American Morning writes: "I’ve always wanted – but never had the chance – to attend Rock and Roll Fantasy camp. That’s where my buddies from Rush came to the rescue. For the very first time, they allowed a guest – I won’t even use the word ‘artist’ – to join them on stage. For four minutes, I lived the dream so many Rush fans have had – to play with three guys … [Read more...]

Rush – A Trip Through The Time Machine


Rush, Canada's most successful, and under-appreciated, rock trio brought its "Time Machine" tour to the AT&T Center on Thursday night before an estimated 15,000 fans who were split between on-your-feet enthusiasm and seated taking-it-all-in. And much like their 2007 "Snakes & Arrows" tour, no opening act was necessary for these "normal guys just like you and me," as Rush often likes to be referred, and was during the big-screen skit finale. Vocalist/bassist Geddy Lee, guitarist Alex … [Read more...]

Yeasayer’s Everywhere!


Last week, Yeasayer’s Anand Wilder was appearing on a Norwegian television show (Lydverket) alongside fellow indie-popsters Sleigh Bells and Neon Indian, praising Phil Collins for his ingenious talent in writing hooks. This week news breaks of a slated New Year’s Eve bash at Metro in Chicago, featuring Health and Yeasayer. Undoubtedly, the hype for Yeasayer is on, but what’s this band all about? Earlier this year, both Pretty Much Amazing and The Music Slut pimped out “O.N.E.,” a … [Read more...]

Jason Mraz Releases “Life Is Good” EP October 5th


Jason Mraz will release "Life Is Good", a live digital EP, October 5th. The five-song EP will feature four new tracks and a live version of "Coyotes". Mraz recorded the EP during the first three dates of his current tour and at the Life Is Good Festival in Canton, Ma. For the rest of the week songs from the EP can be previewed on … [Read more...]

Josh Groban Releases ‘Illuminations’ November 5


Josh Groban will be releasing his long-awaited fifth studio album, Illuminations, November 15th. And in what appeared to be an unorthodox move for Groban, for Illuminations he teamed up with veteran producer Rick Rubin, known for his work with acts such as Metallica, Red Hot Chili Peppers, Johnny Cash and Dixie Chicks among many others. “Josh is a one-of-a-kind artist and he works in a genre I have never worked in before,” says Rubin. “So there was a great excitement discovering … [Read more...]

Video: Courtney Love Gets Animated in “Dark Night of the Soul”


Courtney Love's life is getting the cartoon treatment courtesy of Michael Mouris. The Dark Night of the Soul is a the six-minute animated short created by Mouris, illustrates a day in the life of Love. The short took a half a year and a budget of five thousand dollars to film. The short also features vocals from her latest album, "Nobody's Daughter," and "cameos" from Lagerfeld and Andre Leon Talley. Watch below and let us know what you think in the comment section. … [Read more...]

Trent Reznor Working on ‘Year Zero’ Miniseries


Nine Inch Nails' Trent Reznor has talked about possibly turning his album Year Zero into a TV mini-series, and it looks as if it might just happen. "We are in [the development phase of] pre-production with HBO and BBC to do a miniseries," Reznor told the Los Angeles Times's Hero Complex blog. "It's exciting. I probably shouldn't say too much about it except that I understand that there's a thousand hurdles before anything shows up in your TV listing. It's been an interesting and very … [Read more...]