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Prince took the stage Wednesday night to complete a three-night residency at the United Center, dubbed “Welcome 2 Chicago,” and while the reviews have been positive (Tuesday night’s show), and rather negative (the first show of residency Monday night), the “Purple One” wanted to make sure the Chicago stop was remembered for all the right reasons.
Led Zeppelin has apparently been counting down to some kind of big announcement via a series of posts on their official Facebook page that feature images of numbers (counting down from five to one) and a few cryptic video clips. The countdown started over the weekend, and hit “1″ yesterday, leading fans to have high hopes for some big news today.
Last night, the popular music competition The Voice opened its new season with all four celebrity judges (Adam Levine of Maroon 5, CeeLo Green, Christina Aguilera and Blake Shelton) performing a version of The Rolling Stones’ classic, “Start Me Up.” (For a full recap of the show, go here.) It’s the latest example of the song’s enduring popularity.
In an email to Sheeran, Nick Mason wrote: “Hi Ed, Really great experience, many thanks for a great performance. And a great day out! Following a bit of post show stuff with some of the PF fans getting outraged at people not realising the song was not your new release, I just wanted to go on record to suggest they chill on this.
ZZ Top is about to release their first album in nine years, La Futura. It marks a new collaboration between the band and Rick Rubin, who produced the record with guitarist/singer Billy F. Gibbons. Rubin […]
“There’s a little cafe/where they play guitars all night and all day” is one of the many fictional joints spawned from the imagination of Bruce Springsteen. In this case, the said “cafe” is immortalized in his classic jam “Rosalita (Come Out Tonight.)” And while you might not find it on a map, “The Little Cafe” now has its own t-shirt.
“We tried a few things over the love scene, but when we cut in Howlin Wolf’s blues classic ‘Smokestack Lightning’ we all knew this was the one to capture the wild sexuality of Alcide and Rikki.”
Michael Jackson’s mother, Katherine, is reportedly back in Southern California Thursday after speaking out for the first time since last weekend’s wild disappearance rumors.
Last night, two of America’s greatest and most enduring rock bands held court at New Jersey’s Izod Center. Aerosmith and Cheap Trick, both decades into their career, unleashed some of the greatest rock songs from the ’70s through the modern era. Both bands played their biggest hits, but eschewed some obvious songs to dig deeper into their considerable catalogs.