A new Bruce Springsteen tribute concert entitled A Tribute to Bruce Springsteen will premiere December 5 at 9pm ET on PBS, as part of the network's Arts Fall Festival 2014. Jon Stewart will host the event, which is set to feature Neil Young performing "Born in the U.S.A.," Elton John playing "Streets of Philadelphia."
Kim Thayil, guitarist for Soundgarden, has opened up on the band's upcoming compilation, Echo of Miles: Tracks Scattered Along the Path, calling the three disc set of previously unreleased cuts a fan's dream. "If you're a really strong or crazy fan, you've got everything. For people who are more casual fans, have other things to do . . ."
Embattled AC/DC drummer Phil Rudd has had a warrant issued for his arrest after he failed to appear in court. It turned out he was only late, but failed to enter a plea on one charge of threatening to kill, and two drug possession charges. After the hearing ended, Rudd climbed onto the back of his bodyguard, who gave him a ride to his car.
Dustin Lynch has opened up about a Florida stop last month that saw him getting bobbed on the eye with a full can of beer. He was playing a cover of Garth Brooks' "Friends in Low Places" at the time. "I was walking down the catwalk and just wham, out of nowhere this beer can just nailed me in the face," he recalled. "It was a completely full can and it felt like a baseball . . ."
Shaun Morgan, fronter for Seether, has opened up on the band's early days, saying that the group was just "three guys touring in a pickup truck with a trailer on the back that had our PA in it." "We would drive around from show to show, making enough money to get gas in our truck to get to the next one," he told Audio Ink Radio.
Trisha Yearwood, country superstar and host of Trisha's Southern Kitchen on Food Network, says she was a late comer to the cooking arts. Speaking with USA Weekend, cooking was a way for her to cure her homesickness. "It wasn't until I was 20 and moved to Nashville that I started to cook though. I was homesick and missed Mama's cooking . . ."
Stevie Wonder has spoken out about what he thinks about the pandemonium in Ferguson, Missouri. The legendary singer received one of the 18 Presidential Medal of Freedom honors on Monday from Barack Obama. After the ceremony of Wonder spoke to reporters on various topics, which included, the happenings going on in Ferguson.
Megadeth are now in the market for a new drummer and guitar player after the departures of Shawn Drover and Chris Broderick. The former announced that his days with the group are over in a statement, saying, "After 10 years, I have decided to quit Megadeth to pursue my own musical interests. I want to thank Dave Mustaine and the entire Megadeth family . . ."
The digital EP version of the Platinum Edition of Beyonce's self-titled album looks to land among the top spots on Billboard's 200 next week after moving 60,000 to 65,000 units in its first available week. According to That Grape Juice, it's not certain whether the EP sales will count toward the sales total of the original release.
Randy Houser surprised a veteran, Air Force Staff Sergeant Christopher Solso, with a year's worth of free groceries backstage of his Baltimore concert on Saturday night. "As a regional supermarket chain that operates in a market where many military bases are located, one of Giant's core pillars of community outreach involves supporting our service members and their families. . ."
Rihanna teased new music on Instagram, posting a clip of a new song that is likely to feature on her first album since 2012's Unapologetic. She added the caption, "phuckin roun in da studio." According to Cosmopolitan, the brief snippet sounds promising: "There are even some tubular bells in the background; it's a bit dark and edgy electronic and all very exciting!"
Billy Joel shared the stage with both Sting and John Mellencamp during a recent performance of his Madison Square Garden residency in New York City. JamBase reports that Joel performed songs "All for Leyna," "Vienna" and "Summer Highland Falls" during the performance before being joined by Sting for a version of "Big Man on Mulberry Street" from 1986's The Bridge.
Jennifer Hudson took to the stage for the season 19 finale of Dancing with the Stars on Tuesday, November 25. The soul singer performed "Go All Night" alongside the electronic duo Gorgon City for the live studio audience. Post #DWTSFinale with @GorgonCity ! So much fun !" Jennifer wrote on her Instagram account after.
In a recent interview on The Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon, Lorde spoke on her blossoming friendship with Taylor Swift. "She sent me some flowers, which was so nice. She just sent them to my house and said like, 'Congratulations on everything,'" she began. "I was like, 'God! I need to know more!' We actually met up here in New York. We had Shake Shack."
Miley Cyrus is not pregnant, says her rep. The pop star, currently linked to Patrick Schwarzenegger, son of the former Governator, was said to be expecting a child with her new beau by Life & Style magazine. A supposed insider told the mag that Miley had taken two pregnancy tests and was "convinced she's in the early stages of pregnancy."