Fall Out Boy hit the stage at the annual Victoria's Secret Fashion at NYC's Lexington Avenue Armory last month for a special that aired on December 10. The band was flanked by a series of the lingerie brand's runway models, dubbed the Angels, as they showed off the new year's fashions. The band was also joined at the event by Taylor Swift.
KISS have unveiled their latest foray into the merchandising world — an officially licensed version of Sega's iOS game Demon Tribe. The painted rockers shared the new game online this week, boasting that it blends of the best of several spheres of the gaming world. In an official statement, band reps say that the game is "an intense real-time blend of MOBA, Card Collection . . ."
Kings of Leon have confirmed two new U.K. shows for next summer. The dates take place in Sheffield and Manchester and come in addition to their already booked June 22 date in Milton Keynes, making up a mini-tour for the Nashville rockers. The dates are Sheffield Motorpoint Arena on June 17, 2014 and Manchester Phones 4u Arena on June 18.
Led Zeppelin have officially released their first two albums, I and II, for streaming via Spotify. The legendary band has been one of the conspicuous hold outs from the site amongst classic rockers, but have now confirmed a complete release schedule for the service. News of the new addition came this week via Spotify CEO Daniel Ek.
Taylor Swift hit the stage for the annual Victoria's Secret Fashion show at NYC's Lexington Avenue Armory last month for a special that aired on December 10. The songstress was flanked by a series of the lingerie brand's runway models, dubbed the Angels, as they showed off the new year's fashions. Swift was also joined by punk rockers Fall Out Boy, who offered up a track.
Heart have confirmed plans to release a new live DVD and album in the new year. The release, Fanatic Live From Caesars Colosseum, hits February 25 on CD, DVD and Blurry and was culled from the group's recent Fanatic tour. "This was the first time we had been able to play some of our new songs off our new Fanatic album on camera," said singer Ann Wilson.
Iron Maiden bassist Steve Harris' home in the Bahamas was robbed by armed gunmen earlier this month. According to Ultimate Classic Rock, the thieves sawed through a metal gate at the estate, then proceeded to make off with around $8,000 of goods.
Florence Welch shocked the crowd at Haim's concert when she took to the stage and then crowdsurfed. The Florence and the Machine frontwoman appeared at the end of the band's set at the London Forum on December 10. Wearing a white Haim T-shirt, Welch waved to the crowd and then jumped into it, followed by the band's bass player Este Haim.
Garth Brooks has revealed a three-year comeback. Brooks announced the end of his self-imposed touring hiatus on December 9, when he told Good Morning America host Robin Roberts that he would be kicking off a world tour in 2014. He also added that he would be joined by his wife, Trisha Yearwood, and that he was ready to tour now that his daughters are older.
Marsha Ambrosius has released the music video for "Without You" featuring Ne-Yo. The vid features Marsha reflecting on her painful past - in particular an episode as a young girl involving sexual assault by an older man. Ne plays her boyfriend in the video who rushes to her side to console her and ease her pain.
A new album featuring never-before-heard music from Johnny Cash will soon be released. The album, Out Among The Stars, is being released by the Cash estate as part of a celebration of his 80th birthday and the 10th anniversary of his death.
R. Kelly has released the video for his latest single, "Cookie." The vid kicks off at Kel's mansion, where a woman dressed in a sexy French maid costume shows another, newer maid around while explaining the details of her job. "He likes his breakfast on time at seven o'clock," she says of their boss, Kelly.
MTV has announced that Miley Cyrus is its Best Artist of 2013. The pick was made by the network's editorial team, who weighed album and single sales, touring, airplay, social media, Internet and overall impact in making its decision. The network noted that Cyrus and Robin Thicke's VMA duet on "Blurred Lines" was the year's most watched video on its website.
Beyoncé has announced a seven-date U.K. leg to her Mrs. Carter Show tour for February and March. The tour begins February 20 at Glasgow's SSE Hydro Arena and wraps with four dates (February 28 and March 1, 2, 4) at London's O2 Arena. Between those dates, Bey plays Birmingham's LG Arena (March 23) and Manchester Arena (March 25).
Kelly Rowland and Nicki Minaj went to Jay Z's show in Los Angeles on Monday night. Wearing a blue chambray shirt and black leather pants with a bright red Chanel purse, Rowland appeared relaxed and happy next to her new fiancé, manager Tim Witherspoon. Her new engagement ring was carefully hidden from photographers during the show.