Bring Me the Horizon frontman Oli Sykes is opening up about his own battle with drug addiction in the hopes that his plight will lead others with similar addictions to seek out help. Sykes recently revealed that he entered rehab to overcome a ketamine addiction and went on to write 2013 album Sempiternal after getting clean.
Yak have announced that they will release their new EP, The No EP, via Jack White's Third Man Records. The band worked with producer Steve Mackey (Pulp) on the three-track release.
If you were looking to purchase tickets to one of George Strait's six Las Vegas concerts in 2016, you're out of luck because the country icon has sold them all out. Strait is currently slated to play the brand-new Las Vegas Arena on April 22, April 23, September 9, September 10, December 2 and December 3, 2016; however, due to demand, a press release states that more dates will be added.
KISS member Paul Stanley says that Peter Criss and Ace Frehley sold the rights to their iconic Spaceman and Catman makeup for "not a whole lot." "The guys basically sold it off for, you know, not a whole lot, because they didn't think it was worth anything," Stanley said speaking to Australia's 4KQ.
CBS is developing an adaptation of the "Nancy Drew" book series from "Grey's Anatomy" executive producers Tony Phelan and Joan Rater. According to the network, the young adult series will be updated. "A contemporary take on the character from the iconic book series. Now in her 30s, Nancy is a detective for the NYPD where she investigates and solves crimes using her uncanny observational skills.
Stephanie Meyer, writer of the "Twilight" vampire book series, has announced that she has finished a new version, featuring Edward and Bella with swapped genders - as Edythe and Beau. "Life and Death: Twilight Reimagined," available now as bonus material in the 10th anniversary edition of "Twilight," sees the two main characters in an unfamiliar light.
T.I. dropped a spoken word performance during the 2015 Triumph Awards, speaking out against political apathy and encouraging young people to get involved, beyond just stating opinions online. "United we stand / Because we created a hashtag for Sandra Bland, Jumped off the front of the ship and dove into the Internet," he spit.
Eric Church and Hank Williams Jr. have been announced as the opening acts at the 2015 CMA Awards. The country duo will be teaming up to perform "Are You Ready for the Country," which will be released as Williams Jr.s' first release for Nash Icon records.
Slipknot have released the music video for "XIX," the latest single from .5: The Gray Chapter. The clip, directed by Shawn Crahan, sees two women driving into the woods to pick up a casket, before engaging in a mysterious ritual. Taylor explained the song's title to Kerrang!, saying, "It's pronounced 'XX', but it's supposed to represent a couple of different things."
David Lee Roth thanked Eddie Van Halen for giving him "the best years of my life" onstage during a recent two-night stand at the Hollywood Bowl, which wrapped up their summer tour. Roth referenced Bon Jovi, and used that band's recent issues to cast praise of Eddie.
Drake and Beyoncé have collaborated on the song "Can I," which Drizzy unveiled on his OVO Sound Radio show on Apple Music's Beats 1 station. The cut initially leaked in March in an unfinished form. "Before I turn the lights out/ tell me who the f**k you wanna be," Drake sings on the track, with Bey simply asking, "Can I, baby?"
Art Garfunkel has discussed his somewhat rocky relationship with Paul Simon, saying that he is happy touring solo in a recent interview with Salon. "That's the great thing about making music, but it's also why Paul and Artie can be very squirmy around each other," Garfunkel said.
Following her nude and makeup free shoot for Vanity Fair, Demi Lovato has explained her decision. She said the shoot reflects the tenor of her new album, Confident, which is "real, liberated, and free." "If there's one thing I've learned in the past day, it's that life is too short," Lovato told the mag. "I'm about to launch an album that finally represents who I truly am."
Ronnie Wood surprised James Bay's fans at London's Brixton Academy over the weekend, when he joined Bay on stage for a rendition of the Faces classic "(You Know) I'm Losing You." Bay dished to Rolling Stone on how the collab came about. "It's been a mad few weeks. Back at the beginning of September, Ronnie presented me with an award . . ."
Taylor Swift has shared a new fan-submitted orchestral version of her smash hit "Bad Blood." The composer of the new version is Christopher Tin, who has won two Grammy awards. He called the cover an "epic orchestral" version of "Bad Blood." Swift responded saying she was "happy about it" and was "getting pirate ship/sword fight movie scene vibes" from the cover.