Swizz Beatz previewed the Monster X chanel headphones during Paris fashion week. Swizzy was caught on film wearing the cans with fashion icon Karl Lagerfeld. Beatz has a co-ownership stake in the San Fran based audio company Monster. "So proud of my fam @TheRealSwizzz for making #Chanel headphones a reality through a collaboration with @monsterproducts and Karl #Lagerfeld . . ."
Ke$ha has completed a two month stint in rehab where she got treatment for an eating disorder. She hit Twitter to announce to her followers her return to making music: "Happy to be back! Feeling healthy & working on tons of new music." She later added: "I can't thank my fans enough for all the love & support u have given me???. Life is beautiful. I'm so blessed to have u all."
Linkin Park are hitting the road alongside 30 Seconds To Mars and AFI for the 'Carnivores' tour this summer. The 25-date tour is schedule to set off Aug. 8 in West Palm Beach, Fla., and wrap up Sept. 19 in Concord, Calif. LP could be touring in support of a new album, one that jack of all trades Mike Shinoda hinted out could be out sometime this summer.
The Rolling Stones did something this week that they have not done in the previous four decades plus - they performed the track "Silver Train." The band performed the seldom heard track, which appeared on the album Goats Head Soup and was released as the B-side to "Angie," at Tokyo Dome in Tokyo, Japan this past Tuesday as part of the bands Asia Pacific leg of their tour.
Tool have revealed that Failure will provide opening support for their upcoming North American tour. Failure was already slated to perform at Tool frontman Maynard James Keenan's upcoming 50th birthday party.
"I was already excited to play with Failure at my 50th birthday party in May, with Puscifer and A Perfect Circle," said Keenan said in a statement.
A new Bruce Springsteen documentary is set to air on HBO. Directed by Thom Zimny, who also helmed the Boss doc, The Promise: The Making of Darkness on the Edge of Town, Bruce Springsteen's High Hopes will chronicle the process that went into making his last record.
Shakira appears on the cover of the latest edition of Billboard magazine. Wearing a white t-shirt she covers the March 15 edition. "The Shakira Drive," reads the cover copy, "The Voice coach reveals her best and worst trait - 'perseverance' - along with the strategy behind her 4 year hiatus." Shakira's upcoming self titled album is due for release on March 25.
Jennifer Hudson is in the U.K. promoting her latest album. She stopped by BBC Radio 1Xtra for an interview with Trevor Nelson in which she talked about her recent purchase of a home for her long time assistant and friend Walter. "I was going to buy myself another house," she began. "But then I thought Walter needs a house. That's why I came up with the idea."
John Legend and Chrissy Teigen appear on the cover of the latest edition of Martha Stewart's Weddings magazine in full wedding wear. On the inside, the pair dished on their September nuptials in Italy. Chrissy says that Italy's Lake Como was not their first choice, noting they almost got married on a southern farm.
Strokes fronter Julian Casablancas has offered up a preview of his forthcoming solo release. In a new video posted to the web, Casablancas is seen in the video with his rebranded solo project the Voidz. It will mark his first solo release since 2011's Phrazes for the Young.
Chris Brown has released "New Flame," a collab with Rick Ross, to the web. In the song, Breezy cruises a club in hopes of finding a girl to be his new flame. "I know you came here with your crew, but I promise you that it feels like it's just us two," Brown sings. No word on whether "New Flame" features on Brown's latest, X, due May 5. The LP will feature several collaborations.
For this year's Record Store Day, Creedence Clearwater Revival are going back to 1969 with the release of The '69 Singles, a 10" vinyl album. The '69 Singles features eight classic CCR tracks released between January and November of that year as singles from the albums Bayou Country, Green River, and Willy and the Poor Boys.
Queen and Adam Lambert are hitting the road for a North American tour this summer. If you ask Lambert, he is completely humbled to be filling the shoes of the late Freddie Mercury on stage. "I'm honored to be able to pay my respects to Freddie's memory; he's a personal hero of mine, and I am deeply grateful for the chance to sing such powerful music."
Trisha Yearwood is now speaking out publicly about why she canceled her performance at Seaworld amidst the controversy spawned from the CNN documentary Blackfish. Yearwood admits her reason for was different from that of her contemporaries. "I didn't see Blackfish. "I was told about it," she admits to Electric Barnyard.
Nine Inch Nails have announced a six date arena tour in the U.K. this summer. The brief trek begins May 18 at Birmingham's LG Arena before wrapping May 25 at Manchester's Phones 4U Arena. Other dates include Glasgow's Hydro Arena (May 20), Cardiff's Motorpoint Arena (21), London's O2 (23) and Nottingham's Capital FM Arena (24).