Keyshia Cole stopped by Power 105.1's The Breakfast Club on Wednesday to talk about the dissolution of her marriage to Daniel Gibson and subsequent lesbian rumors. In response to the question whether she'd been with a woman, Cole played coy: "I'd rather not answer that." She noted that following her break up from Gibson she had to rely on herself for sexual satisfaction.
Alice Cooper paid tribute to long time collaborator Dick Wagner, the songwriter who passed on Wednesday at the age of 71 from respiratory failure. "Even though we know it's inevitable, we never expect to suddenly lose close friends and collaborators," Cooper said in a statement. "Dick Wagner and I shared as many laughs as we did hit records. He was one of a kind."
Brian Jones biographer, Terry Rawlings, has repeated claims made in his 1994 book, Brian Jones: Who Killed Christopher Robin, that Rolling Stone co-founder was murdered. In an interview with Mojo, Rawlings says that Jones "was definitely murdered and there was a cover-up." Jones drowned in his pool on July 3, a few weeks after being fired from the band.
Sean Murphy, 18, was arrested after a Keith Urban concert in Massachusetts and charged with raping a teenage girl. The assault occurred on the lawn of Mansfield's Xfinity Center among a throng of concertgoers, according to a police statement. "Officers conducting the investigation were assisted by patrons that had been concerned and took photos and video of the assault," police said.
Tom DeLonge of Blink-182 is selling the band's set list from their first ever gig, along with several items of Blink memorabilia through a new app created by his wife, Jennifer. The set list retails for $499. "My first set list as a limited-edition art piece on @Reissued (the app) with many other Blink-182 Archived items! Now," wrote DeLonge on Twitter.
Minor internet sensation DJ Baron Von Luxxury says that it is pointless of the Eagles to have made him take down his remix of "Hotel California." Luxxury's remix racked up 300,000 Soundcloud plays before Warner Music Group filed a complaint. "The whole point is to get these into the hands of DJs all over the world who then play it to thousands of people," he complained.
Brad Paisley has unveiled "River Bank," the debut single from his upcoming LP Moonshine in the Trunk. The cut features a guest spot from country rapper Colt Ford. "I was trying to figure out where to go from here, what to write and what felt like what I wanted to do," Paisley said of the cut.
Lady Gaga and Tony Bennett have revealed the music video for "Anything Goes," a cover of the Cole Porter classic from their upcoming duets album, Cheek to Cheek. The vid features the two sharing moments in the studio and on stage. The visual also features a cameo from Gaga's French bulldog, Asia.
Alicia Keys and her husband Swizz Beatz are expecting their second child. The pair hit Instagram to post a pic of a pregnant Keys and Swizzy, saying: "Happy Anniversary to the love of my life @therealswizzz !! And to make it even sweeter we've been blessed with another angel on the way!! You make me happier than I have ever known!"
R. Kelly has opted not to appear at Ohio's Fashion Meets Music festival after protest erupted within the community. The fest is sponsored by a local radio station whose license stakeholders include Columbus schools. Columbus folk group Saintseneca opposed Kelly's presence to "his very serious allegations of sexual violence and assault" according to their website.
The release of the cover art for Jeezy's upcoming album, Seen It All: the Autobiography is not a promotion for the Illuminati, says the rapper. The art features the Eye of Providence, an Illuminati symbol, which Jeezy chose for its aesthetic value: "Do not get art and creativity confused with ignorance," he said on Mina SayWhat.
Foo Fighters will headline the Invictus Games Closing Party at London's Olympic Park on September 14. The concert takes place on the Park's south lawn and will be broadcast on the BBC. "Invictus Games, look out . . . THE FOO FIGHTERS ARE COMING," the band wrote on its Facebook page. "What a perfect way to finally return to the UK for the first time in years . . . been waaaay too long!"
Jessica Leigh Robbins of Tampa Bay, Florida has been arrested on charges of stalking Soundgarden fronter Chris Cornell and his family. Investigators believe that Robbins may have broken into the Cornell's home in Miami last year. An FBI agent says the info was taken from an Internet post by Robbins, in which she said she had driven seven hours to talk to the singer.
Motley Crue bass player Nikki Sixx and DJ Ashba (Guns n Roses) say that their joint project, Sixx: A.M., will release its third album October 7. "I think Sixx: AM fans are going to love this record and I think new people will come in and be really surprised by it and become fans as well," said Nikki of the effort.
Florida Georgia Line are finishing up their second full length, which they say is "full of singles." Speaking with Rolling Stone, Tyler Hubbard says the process of picking songs is all about picking the right ones: "All of them have their own flavor, their own taste, and all serve their purpose," he began. "They fit their slot on the record and it's fun to listen."