When it comes time to elect the next President of the United States, former Nirvana bassist Kris Novoselic will be casting his vote for Gary Johnson. Novoselic said that he will not be casting his vote for either of the major candidates, Republican Donald Trump or Democrat Hillary Clinton, come November 8 during his recent appearance on Fox.
Phil Collins admits that he would have joined The Who is he would have been asked. He added that he would have even left Genesis to join the band. "Absolutely would have joined The Who. I would have left Genesis to join The Who," Collins said during a Guardian webchat. "But they've got a great drummer now in Zak Starkey, he's fantastic."
Before Amy Schumer's stand up gig in New York City, Madonna introduced the comedian with a little comedy of her own. Madonna promised the crowd sexual favors in an exchange for a vote for Secretary Hillary Clinton. Madonna told the crowd, "If you vote for Hillary Clinton, I will give you a blow job — and I'm good!"
Former Megadeth guitarist Chris Broderick has opened up on his excitement for the forthcoming new Act of Defiance release. It's the second album from the band and he explained that the band found a more open creative process involving more people within the group. "We're really excited to be able to have the full band contributing equally."
Celebrity couple Blake Shelton and Gwen Stefani were in attendance for President Barack Obama's final state dinner as President and also performed an acoustic version of their duet "Go Ahead And Break My Heart." Stefani was the main entertainment for the evening, having already performed hits like "Sweet Escape" before Shelton joined her on stage. The couple has been dating since November 2015.
A new version of "Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory" is in the works from Warner Brothers. The reboot follows the 1970s era Gene Wilder classic and the Tim Burton/Johnny Depp reboot from 2005. This new version will feature a script from "Saturday Night Live" writer and "Man Seeking Woman" creator Simon Rich. According to variety.com, the new film is not exactly an origin story about Wonka.
What began in jest may soon translate into a big payday for an employee at a British pub who listed a milk glass that was used by Justin Bieber for sale on eBay. Bieber was photographed eating a meal at the King's Oak Hotel with his bodyguard, where he reportedly dined on salmon, mashed potatoes and a glass of milk. An assistant manager at the pub, Amy Potter, decided to save Bieber's unwashed glass to put up for bidding just to see what would happen.
Country superstar Garth Brooks, one of the few remaining holdouts on streaming music, announced that he has inked an exclusive deal with Amazon Music. Brooks' music will be available for streaming through the recently announced Amazon Music Unlimited.
At the outset, fans will have access to Brooks' Ultimate Hits album, his Double Live album and the single "Baby, Let's Lay Down and Dance" from his upcoming Gunslinger album.
Evanescence announced that they will release their first vinyl box set on December 9. The box set, which will be called The Ultimate Collection, will consist of six LPs on 180-gram black heavyweight vinyl. The box set will feature the band's three studio albums, Fallen, The Open Door and Evanescence, as well as the first release of their demo album Origin.
Drake's song "One Dance" has been streamed on Spotify 882 million times. This makes it the most streamed song ever on the music app. The Swedish music, podcast, and video streaming service which was launched in September of 2008, keeps data on all artists it streams. Until recently, Major Lazer's and DJ Snake's "Lean On" held the crown with 875 million plays.
Common has added a verse to Solange's "Cranes In the Sky." The new remix version was sent to Fader, along with a personal email from Common. Common, feels "Cranes In the Sky" is a special song. In the email to the Fader he explained why. Common said, "Every once and a few years, there are certain songs that come out and have the sound of forever. "Cranes in the Sky" is that song for me."
Green Day have revealed that they would never lower themselves to writing a song about Donald Trump. During a recent interview on the CBC's show Q, frontman Billie Joe Armstrong revealed that he finds the GOP candidate so revolting that it's not even worth writing protest music. "There are no songs about Donald Trump on there [Revolution Radio]."
Bruce Springsteen has once again opened up about the upcoming presidential election and affirmed his belief that Hillary Clinton will be the next president. He spoke during a recent interview on the BBC's Channel 4 news and explained that the GOP candidate has thrown away the election for himself.
Kanye West has released a list of new tour dates for the second leg of his Saint Pablo Tour. The second part of his tour will kick off on November 17 in San Jose, California and will continue with over 20 more shows across the country. American Express cardholders can take advantage of an opportunity to purchase tickets before the general public.
The Dixie Chicks have confirmed a string of Australian tour dates set to kick off next year. The run is set to kick off at Rocks QLD Festival March 24-26 and will run through April 8 at the Mission Estate Winery, Hawke's Bay. The ever-political women also made recent headlines for doing their part to protest North Carolina's controversial "bathroom law."