Pink Floyd's surprise 2014 release The Endless River may be the official end of the band, according to David Gilmour. Gilmour recently told Rolling Stone that fans should not expect a tour behind The Endless River. He added that "there's no room for Pink Floyd." "The whole thing was becoming bigger than I liked . . ."
Rihanna has released "Towards the Sun," the first single off of the upcoming soundtrack for the Dreamworks animated film Home. In addition to providing the soundtrack's first single, the singer also "curated" the compilation, in the same way Lorde helmed the Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 1 soundtrack last fall.
Journey will perform with an orchestra for the first time ever on June 20, when the band opens the 2015 Hollywood Bowl season alongside Thomas Wilkins and the Hollywood Bowl Orchestra. In addition to the gig at the Hollywood Bowl, Journey will also share the stage for a pair of dates with Styx for the Carnival Live Concert series.
Kendrick Lamar recently performed some of his music for a special audience of one, Michael Jackson's son Prince. The 18-year-old shared a few photos from their meeting this week. "Had the great honor of meeting Kendrick and hearing some of his new tracks for his upcoming album with @RealOBee," said Prince.
Actor, director, writer and photographer Leonard Nimoy, best known for his role as Spock on the original "Star Trek" television series, has died at the age of 83. His wife, Susan Bay Nimoy, confirmed to the New York Times that Nimoy passed away at his home in Los Angeles. According to her, Nimoy's death was due to end-stage chronic obstructive pulmonary disease.
Harrison Ford is set to reprise his role as Rick Deckard in the upcoming "Blade Runner" sequel. The film's original director Ridley Scott will serve as executive producer alongside Alcon's Andrew Kosove and Broderick Johnson. Canadian director Denis Villeneuve is in talks to direct the new film, according to Variety. Principal photography is scheduled to start in summer 2016.
Alice in Chains have launched a charity fundraising effort called the Alice in Chains Fantasy Football Auction to benefit MusiCares and the Music for Relief charity's Ebola Prevention program. A number of items are up for auction including a signed photograph of Duff McKagan at the Guns N' Roses show at the Troubadour in 1986.
Detectives from the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department are investigating the theft of Lupita Nyong'o's $150,000 gown that she wore to the Oscars earlier this month. The dress was reportedly stolen from her hotel room. The department received a call reporting the missing dress around 11:30 p.m. on Wednesday, the L.A. Times reports.
Whitney Houston's daughter Bobbi Kristina Brown has been returned to a medically induced coma. Doctors brought Brown out of the coma earlier this week in an attempt to further her recovery. She has been in a coma since January 31 when she was found unresponsive in the bathtub of her Georgia home.
Steven Tyler's solo material may inspire him to write new Aerosmith music. Aerosmith guitarist Brad Whitford said that, while the band is not currently recording any new music or planning new material, he thought Tyler's creative process for his current solo album might end in new material for the band.
Erykah Badu made a surprise appearance on a Dallas newscast on Monday.
The singer was at the Dallas-Fort Worth airport when a CBS news broadcast was being filmed. Badu joined anchor Steve Pickett on air to talk about the weather delays and flight cancellations due to the inclement weather. She told the cameras, "A lot of schools are closed."
Dolly Parton has invested $2.5 million into the Dixie Stampede arena near her Dollywood park. The popular attraction was updated with new music, special effects and interactive lighting. "We've been entertaining guests for 28 years," says a rep for the 1,100 seat theater. "This is the largest reinvestment ever back into the show."
Lady Gaga will headline the new season of American Horror Story, titled American Horror Story: Hotel, according to the Hollywood Reporter. Gaga is the first name to be announced for the show. American Horror Story alum Jessica Lange has departed the hit show, stating that last season was her last.
Hillary Scott of Lady Antebellum recently gave Carrie Underwood some parenting advice. Underwood and her hubby Mike Fisher are expecting their first child this spring, and Scott says she and her sat down for a heart to heart chat. "Carrie and I are really good friends," Hillary tells People magazine. "It was an honest expectant and new mom conversation."
Stone Temple Pilots will tour with Chester Bennington this spring, scheduling dates beginning April 8 at Seattle's Paramount Theater, and wrapping April 30 in Philadelphia. Tickets go on sale beginning at 11 a.m. local time on Friday, February 20. For every ticket purchased one dollar will be donated to Music for Relief, a nonprofit organization dedicated to disaster relief.