Lady Gaga has purchased a Malibu mansion reported to have a replica of Batman's Batcave on its lower floors. The house previously belonged to Dan Romanelli, who was the founder of Warner Brothers Worldwide Consumer Products Division. Among his responsibilities was to design toys for the Batman movies.
Gregg Allman says that for the Allman Brothers Band's final shows at NYC's Beacon Theater, the group will not have any guests joining them. Speaking with Relix, Allman said the decision was unanimous. "We held a meeting yesterday and we decided that there's only six gigs left, and we're going to play them ourselves. There will be no one sitting in."
Damon Albarn says that Gorillaz fans can look forward to new music from the band in 2016. A new LP would be the first since 2011's The Fall. Speaking with the Sydney Morning Herald, Damon didn't rule out the possibility of also bringing his Blur bandmates back together.
Faith Evans, the widow of the late Notorious B.I.G., has spoken up about her late husband's infidelities with Lil Kim. Speaking with Vlad TV, Faith said that she had no idea of the affair at the time. "I didn't know anything about them for . . . this is probably at least a year-and-a-half after we were together so I didn't know anything about them . . ."
To celebrate his 25th anniversary in country music, Alan Jackson is doing what he does best - hitting the road. The superstar launches his Keepin' It Country tour on January 8 at Fort Myers, Florida's Germain Arena. Jackson will be joined on the trek by Jon Pardi and Brandy Clark. "Of all the new guys I've heard, I like that Jon is closer to country than most . . ."
Ariana Grande says that her homosexual brother Frankie turned to the Kabbalah faith after the Catholic church turned him down. Kabbalah is an offshoot of Judaism and counts many celebs among its ranks. "When my brother was told that God didn't love him I was like, 'OK, that's not cool.' They were building a Kabbalah centre in Florida so we both checked it out."
Coldplay will release Ghost Stories Live 2014 a CD/DVD set that features tour highlights along with a full album performance at Sony Studios. "The Ghost Stories show at Sony Studios was a very special moment for our band," Chris Martin said in a statement. "The magic theatre built by our incredible crew with the 360 screens was literally a dream come true."
Billy Joel says that he has been working on a series of instrumental pieces over the past ten years. Speaking with The New Yorker, Billy calls the series "The Scrimshaw Pieces," noting that they tell the story of Long Island, albeit a story without words. "Some could be songs. Some could be ideas for a soundtrack or something. Some are more like hymns," he began.
During a performance at MulletFest in Niceville, Florida on Friday night, Dustin Lynch got pegged with a can of beer by a fan. Speaking with People, Dustin said the projectile took him by surprise. "I was walking down the catwalk and wham, out of nowhere this beer can just nailed me in the face. It was a completely full can and it felt like a baseball had hit me."
Gwen Stefani has released "Baby Don't Lie," her first solo material in eight years. She has shot a video for the single, which is expected to drop on Tuesday, October 21. "Though the beat lends itself to Stefani showing off her flailing stage moves . . . the lyrics and slower approach [resemble] her more sexual lead single 'Wind It Up'," writes Mashable of the cut.
KISS guitarist Paul Stanley says that, despite changes to the band's lineup, their trademark characters will stay the same. Speaking on the Joe Rogan Experience, Stanley says previous experiments have not fared well. "I think where we went astray is when we first replaced Peter [Criss] and we decided we needed a new character."
Nicki Minaj is featured in a photo shoot in the November issue of GQ magazine. Sexy pics of the rap Queen include her posing with two poodles - one dyed blue, the other dyed pink. She also sat for an interview, during which she discussed the massive success of the music video for "Anaconda." "I think the video is about what girls do. Girls love being with other girls," she said.
Little Big Town were formally inducted into the Grand Ole Opry after getting invited to join while on stage last week. Vince Gill and Little Jimmy Dickens handled the induction ceremony, with the former talking about what the honor means. "The word 'family' really means something out here. It really does," Gill began.
Chris Brown, Trey Songz, J. Cole and T.I. have joined the lineup for a Los Angeles radio station concert, Cali Christmas, sponsored by Foot Action. The show goes down on December 5. HotNewHipHop writes that fans can expect a hook up between Breezy and Trigga. "Expect longtime chums Chris Brown and Trey Songz to perform together, as they've been pairing up."
Foo Fighters have released the music video for "Something from Nothing," the first from their upcoming album, Sonic Highways. The vid was debuted on Friday, October 17, following the premiere episode of the band's eight episode HBO doc, also called Sonic Highways.