Former Nirvana bassist Krist Novoselic has opened up about the experience of playing with Joan Jett during the band's recent Rock and Roll Hall of Fame induction. "I feel we conjured the spirit of the band, and we could not have done that alone," he wrote on his blog.
Flo Rida has settled with the US government over a whopping $1.2 million tax bill. The tax lien was filed against Flo earlier this year, claiming he owed a total of $1,197,655 in back taxes from the years 2009 - 2011. It's not yet clear whether Flo paid the full amount or settled for a lower pay off.
Nikki Sixx has publically criticized Sebastian Bach for using the moniker 'former Skid Row singer' when referring to himself. On his Sixx Sense radio show, Sixx referenced Bach using the title for his appearance on an upcoming reality television singing series. "A new celebrity singing competition is coming to TV, like we haven't had enough," he said.
The Rolling Stones have sent their fans a 'postcard,' in the form of a new promotional video, titled "A Postcard from Asia." Recorded during their recent 14 On Fire tour overseas, the two minute clip features a montage of the tour's crowds, cities and concert footage, along with commentary from each of the band members.
Brandy has confirmed her slit from fiancée Ryan Press. Following rumors that swirled earlier this year, a rep for the 35-year-old confirmed the news to Us Weekly. "They are no longer together," the rep said in a statement. "The engagement is off, but the friendship is still on. "They decided to take a step back and reevaluate the relationship."
After teasing it last week, Alicia Keys has released the new music video for "It's On Again," which features Kendrick Lamar, Pharrell Williams and composer Hans Zimmer. The vid sees Keys clad in a superhero-esque skin-tight black outfit as Pharrell leads surveillance efforts from inside a truck.
Luke Bryan has been added to the list of performers at this year's Billboard Music Awards. Bryan joins Imagine Dragons, OneRepublic, John Legend and Jason Derulo as acts who are set to take the stage.
Mariah Carey says that she was once convinced she didn't want children.
Carey revealed that she never saw herself as a mother, telling E! Canada: "I remember being a little girl and going, 'I don't think I'm going to have babies when I grow up' . . . for a while I was probably convinced of that, and I just realized things change and that's what happens."
Deftones have released "Smile," a previously unreleased cut featuring the departed bass player Chi Cheng. The song was slated to feature on Eros, the album the band was working on before Chi died. Instead, they have released "Smile" on the one year anny of Chi's passing. "Chi, We miss you today and everyday," wrote the band's fronter Chino Moreno on Twitter.
Miley Cyrus caught two fans fighting at her show and filmed them with her phone camera. The "We Can't Stop" singer was in Detroit for a show from her Bangerz tour when she spotted two women tussling with each other, throwing punches and creating an altercation. Cyrus quickly stopped singing her cover version of Bob Dylan's "You're Gonna Make Me Lonesome When You Go."
Morrissey has released the track list for his upcoming album World Peace Is None of Your Business. The LP, produced by Joe Chiccarelli (the White Stripes, Beck), features 12 tracks with song titles like "I'm Not A Man," "Earth Is The Loneliest Planet" and "Kick The Bride Down the Aisle." "The good and the bad must be documented."
Lady Gaga says that she uses face lift tape on a daily basis. Speaking with the Daily Mirror, the Mother Monster dished on her primping routine: "When I have my wig cap on and I'm taping my face, it's a sort of meditation for me," she began. "Every day, it starts the same way. It's like a mantra. I wash my face, I pin my hair back and put on a wig cap..."
Ed Sheeran has debuted his full cover of Beyonce's "Drunk in Love." He debuted the cut during an appearance on a New York radio show. Sheeran teased a cover of the tune last month. According to TIME magazine, Ed's cover stands out from the crowd: "Sheeran sounds as comfortable belting out the song's hook as he does spitting out it's woozy, half-rapped second verse."
Gregg Allman has put to bed rumors that the Allman Brothers Band are breaking up. Speaking with Radio.com, Gregg said that the group is simply shaking up its line up: "As for the rumor of the brothers breaking up after 45 years, in other words, after this year. That is a rumor. We are not breaking up. We are replacing Derek Trucks."
Eric Church says that he doesn't use Twitter or Facebook and doesn't plan on starting anytime soon. Speaking with Spin magazine, the country star said he's about the music: "I've been very honest with the fans about that. The music is what you're gonna get, and the show. We're gonna focus on it. It's all I think about. It's all we do."