Disturbed frontman David Draiman says he deactivated his Twitter account after getting harassed by his fellow users: "I'm done with social media. I'm done being anybody's punching bag," he told Sixx Sense. "I invested three, four years of solid interaction, of trying to make a difference, of trying to be a voice of reason, of trying to be something entertaining for people."
Luke Bryan has revealed the track list for Kill the Lights, his latest record, due August 7. The 13 track effort comes in a standard and deluxe edition; the latter, available only at Target, features three additional tracks. "I'm loving where I'm at with this album," Bryan says of the LP. "It's got new sounds, stuff that I haven't done . . ."
Amanda Peterson, most well known for her role in the 1987 rom-com "Can't Buy Me Love," has died at the age of 43. Her father asked police to check on her after not hearing from her for several days. He tells TMZ that "She had some illness and a sleep apnea problem that may have contributed." Authorities do not expect foul play but have not announced an official cause of death.
Miguel says he'll take a back seat to none of his fellow R&B singers, boasting that we makes "better music" than Frank Ocean. Speaking with the Sunday Times, Miggy kept it real. "We're, er, cordial. I wouldn't say we were friends," says Mig of his relationship with Frank, adding that, when it comes to music, he's "super-competitive."
Kourtney Kardashian has broken up with her longtime boyfriend, and the father of her two children, Scott Disick. A source, speaking with People, says Scott's history of drug abuse and lies pushed her over the edge. "She was over dealing with his constant lies and addictions," said the insider. "It was becoming a poor environment for the kids to be raised in . . ."
Lady Gaga recently posted a few photos of herself doing some yoga, which is part of her exercise to help aid in her hip surgery recovery. The singer's hip injury occurred back in 2013 during her Born This Way tour. She was forced to cancel 25 dates because of the injury. Two years later after the surgery she has successfully worked to fully recover and correct her alignment.
Katy Perry and John Mayer reunited at the recent Grateful Dead "Fare Thee Well" show on Saturday night in Chicago. The couple, who are known for splitting up and then getting back together, were enjoying each other's company at the performance, which marked the band's final show, on Fourth of July.
Steven Tyler has released the music video for "Love Is Your Name," the lead single from his solo country album. The vid, directed by Trey Fanjoy, sees Tyler in a forest setting. "This video has so many personal elements in it for me," Tyler said of the clip. "I came from a family that was a touring band. I grew up as a young boy with my pet raccoon and my slingshot," he says.
Kevin Parker of Tame Impala says that taking drugs and listening to the Bee Gees inspired the band's latest album. He tells the Guardian that a combo of mushrooms, coke and "Staying Alive" helped him find his way. "I was in LA a few years ago and for some reason we'd taken mushrooms, it must have been the end of our tour," he recalls.
Craig Morgan's All Access Outdoors has been renewed for a sixth season by the Outdoor Channel. The first episode of the new season premiered on Sunday, July 5. "Every day, I'm amazed by the support for this show," Morgan says. "We have fun every day, and for the outdoor industry to recognize our show is just incredible."
Paul McCartney says that it's upsetting to him that the 1980 murder of John Lennon made him a martyr. Speaking with Esquire, Macca said Lennon's death obscured his role in the Beatles. "When John got shot, aside from the pure horror of it, the lingering thing was, 'OK, well, now John's a martyr. A JFK,'" he began.
Dave Grohl made his return to the stage in a massive metal throne for the band's 20th anniversary concert at Washington D.C.'s RFK Memorial Stadium on Saturday. The singer was also wearing a cast on his right leg which was fractured last month in a stage fall. Nonetheless, the Foos plowed through a hit-filled set list featuring fan favorites.
Lil Wayne is streaming his latest effort FWA in full via Tidal. The 15 song LP, which Weezy calls his "best work yet," features guest spots from Jeezy, Wiz Khalifa, Junior Reid, Cory Gunz and more. Free Weezy will serve as Wayne's first album since 2013's I Am Not A Human Being 2. The album title is a play off of Wayne's real life.
Billy Joel wed his long time girlfriend, Alexis Roderick, during a surprise ceremony at his annual Fourth of July party. New York State Governor Andrew Cuomo presided over the nuptials. Joel's former wife, Christie Brinkley, posted her congrats via Instagram, writing, "Congratulations to the glowing bride and groom."
Brantley Gilbert and his new wife Amber Cochran say that they would like a couple of kids around the house. Speaking with After Midnite host Cody Alan in May, Gilbert revealed his plans. "I think two would be cool, like a boy and a girl. I think that would be awesome," he says. "This is way down the road."