Pearl Jam Music Used for Updated Version of ‘Hamlet’
The classic William Shakespeare story of ‘Hamlet’ received a grunge-style update over the weekend. The production crew at New York City’s HERE have added the music of Pearl Jam to their ‘Hamlet’ remake entitled ‘A King Of Infinite Space.’
Woman Pronounced Dead After Collapsing at Warped Tour 2012
In sad news from the weekend, a young woman collapsed and died at the Vans Warped Tour stop in Toronto, Canada on Sunday (July 15). She was 19 years old.
Green Day Reveal ‘Oh Love’ Cover Art and Preview
Green Day are keeping the new material coming, as the punk veterans have unveiled the artwork for their new song, ‘Oh Love.’ It’s the first single from their new album ‘¡Uno!,’ the first in a trilogy of releases, that is on the way this fall. Fans will a…
Courtney Love Sued by Former Assistant Over Unpaid Wages, Unethical Conduct
In news that will surprise no one, Courtney Love is once again involved in a legal battle. This time she is being sued by her ex-assistant, who claims the Hole frontwoman still owes her money for her services and was under great stress due to Love’s “unethical requests.”
Trent Reznor Composes ‘Call of Duty: Black Ops II’ Theme
After a successful run in composing the scores for the films ‘The Social Network’ and ‘The Girl With The Dragon Tattoo,’ Nine Inch Nails mastermind Trent Reznor can add another title to his list. This time Reznor has created the theme for the upcoming video game ‘Call o…
Red Hot Chili Peppers to Play in Israel for the Very First Time
The Red Hot Chili Peppers have accomplished a lot in their almost 30-year career. They have sold over 65 million albums worldwide, sold out venues everywhere and were just inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. However, the band can add a first to their impressive list when they perform live …
Smashing Pumpkins Releasing Remastered ‘Pisces Iscariot’ Collection
The Smashing Pumpkins and EMI Music are continuing their ambitious reissue campaign with the band’s entire catalog. The new entry into the series is the unlikely platinum-selling compilation disc, ‘Pisces Iscariot,’ which is set to be released later this month.
Pearl Jam’s Eddie Vedder and Tom Petty Rock Out in Amsterdam
In what seemed like stars were aligning in Amsterdam over the weekend, mega rock stars Eddie Vedder and Tom Petty were on stage together to perform two of the latter’s songs. Watch fan footage of the Pearl Jam leader join Petty and his Heartbreakers on ‘The Waiting’ and ‘Amer…
Black Keys’ Appearance on Comedy Central’s ‘Workaholics’ Premieres
Blues-rock duo the Black Keys have made their scripted Comedy Central debut with a cameo in the hit show ‘Workaholics.’ The rock stars screen time was brief but worth the wait.
Smashing Pumpkins’ ‘Mellon Collie and the Infinite Sadness’ Reissue Will Have Three CDs of…
The Smashing Pumpkins broke new ground when they released their double-disc, epic ‘Mellon Collie and the Infinite Sadness’ back in 1995. Now, Pumpkins mastermind Billy Corgan claims that a deluxe edition of ‘Mellon Collie’ could contain material from up to 75 unreleased track…
Foo Fighters’ Taylor Hawkins to Play Iggy Pop in CBGB Movie
Foo Fighters drummer Taylor Hawkins will portray punk legend Iggy Pop in the upcoming film based on the legendary New York club CBGB. Actors have also been cast to play Patti Smith, Dee Dee Ramone and Richard Hell.
Beastie Boys Sales Surge After Death of Adam Yauch
In what was to be expected, sales of the Beastie Boys‘ music catalog have skyrocketed since the May 4 death of founding member Adam ‘MCA’ Yauch. The group’s album sales saw an increase of a whopping 1,235% in just two days since Yauch’s passing.