Billy Corgan Planning Memoir, New Smashing Pumpkins Album
Smashing Pumpkins frontman Billy Corgan is rarely at a loss for words, and he’s clearly not shy about sharing his thoughts — so it comes as no surprise that he’s working on a memoir.
Green Day Unveil Details of Billie Joe Armstrong’s Recent Hospitalization
It’s been a whirlwind few days for the members of Green Day, who have gone from Italy — where they saw frontman Billie Joe Armstrong admitted to the hospital — to Los Angeles, where they’re prepping for their appearance on the MTV Video Music Awards tonight (Sept. 6).
Liam Gallagher: ‘I’d Like to Party with Prince Harry’
Tongues were wagging following Prince Harry’s recent scandal-plagued weekend in Las Vegas, which included various controlled substances and photographed debauchery. But Beady Eye frontman and former Oasis member Liam Gallagher doesn’t think Harry did anything wrong — in fact, he’d like to be invited next time.
Green Day Playing MTV VMAs, Despite Billie Joe Armstrong’s Health Scare
We still don’t know what sent Green Day‘s Billie Joe Armstrong to the hospital on Sunday (Sept. 2), forcing the band to cancel a concert in Bologna, Italy, but we do know it won’t keep him from performing at the VMAs this Thursday.
Pearl Jam Bassist Jeff Ament Joins New Band RNDM
Pearl Jam are taking their time with the follow-up to 2009′s ‘Backspacer’ album, but the band members have been helping to tide fans over with various side projects, the latest being bassist Jeff Ament’s new band, RNDM.
Billy Corgan Says Soundgarden Reunion Is for the Money
Smashing Pumpkins frontman Billy Corgan has been talking trash about just everyone in music this year, and now beloved grunge goliaths Soundgarden are no exception.
Black Keys, Foo Fighters + More Announced for 2012 Global Festival
More than 40 years after George Harrison put together the all-star ‘Concert for Bangladesh,’ rock fans have become inured to the concept of stars coming together in order to combat societal ills — and these days, in order to really get attention, a charity festival has to have a pretty impressive lineup. Like, for instance, the 2012 Global Festival, scheduled for Sept. 29 in New York City’s Centra
Green Day’s Billie Joe Armstrong Joins ‘The Voice’ as Mentor
Because writing and recording a triple-album set — and then touring behind it — apparently isn’t enough to keep him busy, Green Day frontman Billie Joe Armstrong has joined NBC’s reality singing competition series ‘The Voice’ as a mentor.
Sony Announces New Digital Walkman Players
Despite the much-ballyhooed reports of the Walkman’s demise in 2010 — as well as the fact that it no longer plays cassettes — Sony has revived the brand for a new lineup of digital music players.
Green Day’s Greatest Hits Squeezed Into ‘One Minute Mashup’
Legendary songwriter Harlan Howard once famously noted that all any musician really needs is three chords and the truth — and for proof, look no further than the work of YouTube user Chad Neidt, whose ‘One Minute Mashup’ series proves just how easy it is to connect many famous bands’ biggest hits.
Naked Phish Fan Falls From 25-Foot Light Pole During Concert
There must be something about Phish‘s music that makes people think they can, like, fly, man. Roughly two years after a fan leaped from the balcony during a Long Island show, the band’s concert on Sunday, July 8 was interrupted when a naked 19-year-old girl climbed up a light pole and fell 25 feet to the ground.
Is This a Poster for Green Day’s 2012 Tour?
We know they’re getting ready to release a trilogy of new albums, which makes it seem a little greedy to wonder what Green Day will do next — but if an image that recently surfaced online is to be believed, the band is planning a full-fledged tour in support of all that new music.