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Mumford & Sons

If you’re reading this, odds are you purchased Mumford & Sons’ strong sophomore album, Babel, in the past two weeks (if you’ve bought any albums at all). Mumford & Sons are a rare bird; they are great songwriters with a central focus on heart and emotion, an infectious live band, radio kings, and one the [...]

The Rolling Stones Recording in Paris & Preparing 50th Anniversary Announcement


50 year anniversaries don’t exactly come around all too often – especially in music artists, and especially in music artists riddled by years of drug abuse. Let us be thankful then, for the progenitors of modern blues rock and rock n’ roll The Rolling Stones, who this year celebrated their 50th anniversary. Speculation has been rife [...]

Nicki Minaj cancels concert: Is ‘American Idol’ in the wings?


Speculation on who will fill the seat vacated by Aerosmith frontman Steven Tyler on the next season of American Idol has reached a fever pitch. Mariah Carey recently signed a one year deal, taking over for fellow pop diva Jennifer Lopez. With auditions on the horizon, Fox executives are scrambling to find Tyler’s replacement. Nick [...]

Russian Activists Sue Madonna for Supporting Gay Rights


Poor Madonna. Life hasn’t been easy for the “Material Girl” singer. First Elton John called her a “stripper” and now Russian activists are suing Madge for promoting gay rights in her St. Petersburg concert. Madonna broke a law that was passed earlier this year in St. Petersburg which prohibits the promotion of homosexuality of minors. [...]

Even in death, Beastie Boy Adam Yauch will not sell out


Most artists jump at the change to use their material in commercial advertising. Look at Train. The band reaped a big pay day when their hits “Hey Soul Sister” and “Drive By” were used in national television ads. Commercial advertising not only provides the artist with a tremendous payday, but also exposes their material to a  whole new audience. Late [...]

Taylor Swift Has Special Announcement for Fans August 13th


Nothing about country superstar Taylor Swift is subtle. Instead of ambiguous nods to former lovers in her music, Swift calls out the men by name, leading to a whole slew of publicity and sympathy for the Pennsylvania native. Yesterday, Miss. Swift posted a 29 second video on her YouTube page in which she teased fans with the [...]

Elton John Refers to Madonna as a ‘Fairground Stripper’


Well, Elton John and Madonna are two pop stars that won’t be on each other’s Christmas card list this year. In an interview with Australia’s Channel 7, John reignited his long-standing feud with the Material Girl by unleashing a series of harsh insults apparently sparked by Madonna’s mistreatment of John’s friend Lady Gaga, who is [...]

New ‘Twilight: Breaking Dawn Part 2′ pic debuts online


Despite the controversy surrounding Kristen Stewart’s affair with her married Snow White and the Huntsman  director Rupert Sanders, Summit Entertainment has officially launched its promotion campaign for The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn Part 2. Entertainment Weekly launched an exclusive new photo of Bella (Kristen Stewart) with her daughter Renesmee (Mackenzie Foy) which can be seen below. The Twilight [...]