Randy Houser has given the gift of free groceries for a year to one lucky Army veteran. In partnership with Eckrich foods and Operation Homefront, Houser presented Army Corporal Aaron Woods with a certificate entitling his family to a whole year's worth of free groceries at their local Albertson's store — $260 per week for 52 weeks.
Taylor Swift may have got her start on the country circuit, but these days she's got no plans of putting on a country show. Speaking with Rolling Stone, she says her 1989 tour will be a departure from the past. "I was very adamant that every decision I've made creatively in the past had to be almost flipped," she began. "You're not going to see me playing the banjo."
A lost collaboration between Kendrick Lamar and Lady Gaga has surfaced online. The track, "Partynauseous," which was originally slated to appear on Lamar's 2012 album good Kid, mAAd city, was initially scrapped by Gaga due to disagreements with his team.
Gene Simmons says that KISS are not putting away their stage boots anytime soon. Speaking with Classic Rock, the bassist noted that they plan on heading back into the studio soon. "It will happen when we have time," he began. "I have music in me that needs to come out. I recently wrote a song called 'Your Wish Is My Command.' It feels like a Kiss song . . ."
Lamb of God's Randy Blythe says that the band's new album title, VII: Sturm Und Drang (German for "storm and stress") indirectly refers to his experience of being arrested in the Czech Republic in 2012. Blythe was arrested at the Prague, Czech Republic airport on June 27, 2012 and accused of shoving a local fan off the stage during a May 2010 concert in the city.
A lost collaboration between Lady Gaga and Kendrick Lamar has surfaced online. The lost track, "Partynauseous," which was originally slated to appear on Lamar's 2012 album good Kid, mAAd city, was eventually scrapped by Gaga due to disagreements with K-Dot's team.
Luke Bryan is opening up about life with his nephew Til, whom he and wife Caroline took in after Bryan's brother-in-law passed away. "I have my 7-year-old boy, Bo, and Tate, who's 4, and now we have my 13-year-old nephew, Til," Bryan says.
Rush guitarist Alex Lifeson is suffering from arthritis, which is slowing down the band's touring plans. Geddy Lee, speaking with Classic Rock, says the disorder is debilitating. "If I was going out onstage and I couldn't play the way I want to, or the way I've played in the past, there's no way I'd want to do it. I wouldn't want to go out there and be a shadow . . ."
Tame Impala have unveiled a new 3D video for "Cause I'm A Man," the band's lead single off their record Currents. "Visually for me, the video is like a kind of homage to Hipgnosis artwork, as I feel Tame Impala's music is suited to that look and feel," the video's director, LA-based artist Weirdcore, said of the new clip.
Noel Gallagher dedicated a song to Frances Bean Cobain, the daughter of the late Kurt Cobain, during a High Flying Birds gig at the Orpheum Theater in L.A. on Wednesday night. Frances posted a pic of the two, adding the caption, "thank you so much for hanging out & the song dedication & being all around rad!" It's not clear which song Noel dedicated to Frances.
Justin Bieber is the latest celeb to join James Corden on The Late Late Show for an episode of Carpool Karaoke, in which singers sing along with radio hits while in transit. The Bieb sang along on "Baby," a track which the singer says has "got the most dislikes on the internet," as well as "Boyfriend" and "Where Are U Now."
Madonna has shelved the first five dates of her upcoming Rebel Heart tour to allow for more pre-production. She broke the news in an official statement apologizing to fans and explaining that her intricate live show will take more prep than she anticipated. "As my fans already know, the show has to be perfect," Madonna said in a statement.
Colt Ford is opening up about his dramatic weight loss, crediting the change in his lifestyle and appearance to his discipline. "I just got to a point where I'd like to lose some weight, so I've been working on it," he tells Taste of Country. "I'm not at the point where I'd ideally like to be yet, but I'm down to about 260 now from 315. I'm still big and sexy, but I'm working on it."
Drake's new track "Can I," featuring none other than Beyoncé has surfaced online. Several different versions of the leaked song are now circulating the internet. The duo previously collaborated last year on the track "Mine," which appeared on Bey's self-titled fifth studio album. This new track from the pair is due to appear on Drake's upcoming album, Views From The Six.
Jack White is defending Tidal in a new Q&A posted to his Third Man Records website. "Don't devalue musicians, man; support them," he wrote in response to a fan complaining about Tidal charging a premium for music.