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Jermaine Jackson Petitions for Bizzare Name Change

Jermaine Jackson Petitions for Bizzare Name Change

Jermaine Jackson, former member of the Jackson 5 and older brother of the late Michael Jackson, is making bemused headlines around the world this week. Jackson has petitioned a court in California for a change of name. The singer cites "artistic reasons" for the...

1 Killed, 20 Injured During Linkin Park Concert

1 Killed, 20 Injured During Linkin Park Concert

One as-yet unidentified woman died and twenty others were injured during a Linkin Park concert in Cape Town, South Africa Wednesday, officials confirmed.  High winds were reportedly to blame for the collapse of a temporary scaffolding located just outside the venue....

SNL, Please discourage the Auto-Tune.  I want some real Fun.

SNL, Please discourage the Auto-Tune. I want some real Fun.

Brian pointed out to me that Fun. lip-synced (backing vocals) and used auto-tuning throughout the performance on SNL last night, and I just can't figure out why.  Nate Ruess has been an exciting singer to listen to.  In my opinion, he is modern day Power-Pop version...

Morrissey Postpones US Tour Dates

Morrissey Postpones US Tour Dates

According to a just-delivered press release,mope-rock legend  Morrissey has postponed a handful of dates on his US tour to spend time with his sick mother. As of right now, Moz is still scheduled to make it to Clear Lake, Iowa for a performance at the Surf Ballroom,...

Spike Lee “Bad” Documentary Gets Airdate, Teaser Trailer

Spike Lee “Bad” Documentary Gets Airdate, Teaser Trailer

While it's no secret that filmmaker extraordinaire Spike Lee has been working on a documentary about the late Michael Jackson's seminal album Bad, the details of its release were under wraps until today.  BAD25, a celebration of Jackson's followup to...

Vines Frontman Arrested After “Violent Rampage”

Vines Frontman Arrested After “Violent Rampage”

Craig Nicholls, lead singer for Australian garage-rock heroes The Vines, was arrested this week after a violent confrontation with his parents and police. Nicholls reportedly punched his mother in the head twice before police were called.  Inspector Robert Duncan gave...

“Sometimes I wish Jim Morrison were still alive, because I’d love to see a concert in which “The Doors” opened up for “The Cars.” ― Jarod Kintz

“Music is my religion.” ― Jimi Hendrix

“if music was the language of the world, imagine how beautiful a seven-billion-part harmony would be.” ― Scott Hoying

“I’m forever near a stereo saying, ‘What the f**k is this garbage?’ And the answer is always the Red Hot Chili Peppers.” ― Nick Cave