Glenn Cornick, the original bassist for Jethro Tull, passed away August 29 at his home in Hilo, Hawaii. He was 67. Billboard reports that Cornick died of congestive heart failure and had been receiving hospice care recently. Cornick was a founding member of Jethro Tull, appearing on their first three albums......
Earlier this year, Nas celebrated the 20th anniversary of his groundbreaking debut LP Illmatic with a double-disc reissue and a documentary titled Nas: Time Is Illmatic that premiered at the Tribeca Film Festival back in April. With the movie about to travel nationwide starting October 2nd thanks to Nas' Time Is Illmatic tour,......
CeeLo Green has pleaded no contest to one felony count of furnishing a controlled substance, stemming from a July 2012 incident where the singer was accused of slipping ecstasy to an unknowing 33-year-old female. The Los Angeles District Attorney's Office said in a statement that the singer was "immediately sentenced by Superior......
After the recent death of Tommy Ramone, there no longer any surviving members of the original Ramones. Still, the punk pioneers remain as popular as ever: In 2003, they were the subject of the stellar documentary End of the Century: The Story of the Ramones, but this week there's news......
Aside from being one of the greatest comedians of our generation, Bill Murray is also the co-owner of the St. Paul Saints, an independent minor league baseball team in Minnesota. That's something we were unaware of until very recently. Like, as recently as Thursday night. Because that's when Murray – who loves......
Luke Bryan continues to spread good will on his That's My Kind of Night Tour. In conjunction with a contest sponsored by Miller Light, the country superstar is flying in 45 soldiers to Soldier Field this Sunday, treating the U.S. Army and Air Force service men and women to flights,......
Jon Stewart showcases his sensitivity and scope in the first trailer for Rosewater, the Daily Show host's directorial debut. The straightforward clip sets up the film's basic plot, which focuses on the captivating true story of Maziar Bahari (Gael Garcia Bernal), a journalist who, while covering the Iranian presidential elections in June 2009, was......
A select few Aphex Twin fans who are eager to hear Syro – electronic-music icon Richard D. James' first LP under the Aphex moniker in 13 years – will be able to check out the record in its entirety weeks before its September 23rd release. The IDM artist and his......
David Lynch and Kanye West share an affinity for the surreal and shocking – and the two nearly combined their talents on a music video for "Blood on the Leaves," the eerie epic from West's latest LP, Yeezus. "We almost worked together, but I never got the ideas," Lynch told The Daily Beast in a recent interview.......
When American Idol contestant Kellie Pickler began her way to a sixth place finish during the show's fifth season in 2006, her Southern sweetness — and occasionally comical remarks — quickly helped make her a fan favorite. But there was also an undercurrent of drama and sadness to the young......
The record industry has just had its worst week in decades. For the first time since Nielsen SoundScan began keeping track in 1991, album sales failed to reach the four-million-sold mark this week, totaling just 3.97 million. The week's top seller, Wiz Khalifa's Blacc Hollywood contributed just over 90,000, but after that,......
There are a lot of ways to sneak into a rock festival, and 26 year old music fanatic and college dropout Marcus Haney knows them all. The tried and true method involves hopping a fence and running as fast as you can into the crowd, but one can also create......
Next to their October 2011 induction into the Grand Ole Opry, Rascal Flatts' most recent appearance on the iconic stage was one of the more special moments in the trio's career. Their Opry performance of the inspirational "My Wish" was filmed for Sunday's MDA telethon on ABC. "As much fun as......
Led Zeppelin have previewed their upcoming reissues with a teaser of a previously unreleased version of Led Zeppelin IV's lead track, "Black Dog." It will appear on deluxe editions of the release. Billed as the basic track with guitar overdubs, the song remains mostly the same, save for some noticeably different......
Arcade Fire frontman Win Butler is an avowed basketball junkie, and while occasionally, he allows his passions to boil over, he also uses his love of the game for good. Case in point: His annual Pop vs. Jock charity basketball game, held during the Pop Montréal festival. Details of the third......
Not even a broken leg can keep Han Solo down. Production on Star Wars: Episode VII has resumed this week at London's Pinewood Studios, according to The Hollywood Reporter, following Harrison Ford's on-set injury (allegedly involving Han Solo's Millennium Falcon) and subsequent surgery, which put the sequel on a two-month filming hiatus. Ford, who was healed enough......
Nashville is growing on John Legend. Following his June performance with Hunter Hayes and Jennifer Nettles at the CMT Music Awards, the R&B star is headed back to Music City for another country collaboration. He'll team up with Lee Ann Womack for an episode of CMT's Crossroads, the unique performance......
ZZ Top have called off the rest of their tour with Jeff Back, since the Texas trio's bassist, Dusty Hill, required immediate medical attention after slipping and falling on his hip while on the band's tour bus. The cancellations begin with tonight's scheduled gig in Clarkston, Michigan, though Beck and his band will still......
There is no running theme in this outing, aside from the strong new music that has come through in late summer – warm, chunky blues from veteran guitarist Elvin Bishop; Communion, a four-sided conceptual blast from the Canadian power-pop band Sloan – and a lot of names starting with R: the......
A woman was killed at the Burning Man festival in Nevada's Black Rock Desert after falling under a moving bus just after midnight on August 27th. According to USA Today, the bus was transporting passengers around the festival when the accident occurred. The woman, whose name was not yet released,......