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Travis Barker is pimping out his hospital room as he recovers from burns sustained in an airplane accident on September 19th. According to Barker's pal, music producer Jermaine Dupri, the drummer has outfitted his room with iPods, computers, and various other high-tech gadgets...
Singer-songwriter Ben Folds is plotting his next move, and it's with High Fidelity author Nick Hornby. Folds told news.com. au that he and the British novelist are planning to do an album in which Folds writes the music and Hornby writes the lyrics. The duo first worked together...
Who needs MTV when there's Yo Gabba Gabba? Like Sesame Street and the SpongeBob SquarePants movie, the trippy Nick Jr. show attracts big-name contributors to help entertain its young audience. Thursday's (September 25th) "animal" episode featured Jimmy Eat World performing a...
Kid Rock is launching his very own brand of beer next year. The "All Summer Long" singer will develop the brew with Drinks America, a beverage maker which promises a product appealing to "beer drinkers who appreciate value with an easy-to-drink, traditional, good tasting...
Artwork by members of Rage Against The Machine, Modest Mouse, Spoon, R.E.M., Death Cab For Cutie, and My Morning Jacket will be auctioned off to benefit the War Child International charity starting September 30th. The donated pieces are all protest signs designed by the...
U2 lead singer Bono is moonlighting as a blogger for London's Financial Times newspaper this week. The anti-poverty crusader is dispatching reports for the publication about New York's Millenium Development Goals summit and related meetings. Bono has blogged about his...
Avenged Sevenfold had to shut down their busy touring schedule two weeks ago when singer M. Shadows was advised by doctors to rest his strained vocal cords. Although guitarist Synyster Gates planned to spend some of the downtime biking and surfing in his hometown of Huntington...
Nickelback's forthcoming album might just be slapped with one of those parental warning stickers. Tentatively titled Dark Horse, the sixth studio effort from the Canadian rockers is teeming with adult themes and lyrics that could make it a tough sell to radio and fans' parents...
AC/DC isn't crying over the fact that its songs aren't available on iTunes. In fact, the band thinks it's a good thing it's not in business with the Internet retailer. Lead singer Angus Young told Rolling Stone, "We've actually increased our back catalog sales without being on...