Dave Grohl took to the Foo Fighters Facebook page today with a note confirming the band will take a hiatus just a few days after his onstage comments at the Global Citizen Festival in New York led to rumors of a break-up.
Paste Magazine has put up a few video links of the BFF’s appearance on The Colbert Report. Check it out.
Six years ago, Pink Floyd co-founder Syd Barrett died after spending nearly 40 years as rock’s most famous recluse. Countless fans and journalists had flocked to his hometown of Cambridge, England over the years, hoping to catch a glimpse of the famously troubled musician, but most left with nothing. Aside from an occasional paparazzi shot, he managed to avoid the press (not to mention the recording studio and the stage) for decades.
When it comes to former Smiths lead singer Morrissey’s attitude towards ailing people nearby, it’s gruesome that someone so handsome should care.
The new issue of Rolling Stone, on newsstands Friday, September 28th, features an exclusive excerpt from Pete Townshend’s new memoir, Who I Am, which traces his life from the formation of the Who in 1962 through their historic headlining slot at Woodstock seven years later. In addition to many other revelations, Townshend writes that he was concerned his co-manager Kit Lambert was having an affair with Mick Jagger.
Read more: http://www.rollingstone.com/music/news/pete-townshend-dishes-on-mick-jagger-jimi-hendrix-in-new-memoir-20120927
Aretha Franklin had never sounded so shocking, Flea decided last year, as “Respect” roared from the speakers of Neil Young’s Cadillac Eldorado. Stunned by the song’s clarity, the Red Hot Chili Peppers’ bassist listened alongside bandmate Anthony Kiedis and producer Rick Rubin while Young showcased the power of Pono, his high-resolution music service designed to confront the compressed audio inferiority that MP3s offer.
Read more: http://www.rollingstone.com/music/news/neil-young-expands-pono-digital-to-analog-music-service-20120927#ixzz27n8gFBwE
Adele has recorded the theme tune for forthcoming new James Bond film Skyfall, it has been confirmed. After the ‘21’ songstress caused a flurry of speculation earlier this month when she was spotted visiting London’s Abbey Road Studios where the soundtrack is being recorded Total Film have now confirmed that she will provide the film’s official song.
Read more: http://www.nme.com/news/adele/66152