Foo Fighters guitarist Chris Shiflett says that the band's current hiatus is "strange" but "super casual." "It's pretty great, man. We were working really hard for a long time," he Los Angeles' KROQ. "We were on the road for at least a year or so for the last [album], but then we were also traveling when we made the record, so that kind of felt like we were on the road . . ."
Royal Mail have debuted a new set of stamps honoring 50 years of Pink Floyd. The new set of ten stamps will be officially unveiled on July 7. The collection includes the band's most famous album covers as well as live performance shots. The album covers that have been made into stamps include The Piper At The Gates Of Dawn, Atom Heart Mother and more.
Gary Allan has released his latest single, "Do You Wish It Was Me?" Allan co-wrote "Do You Wish It Was Me?" with Jonathan Singleton and Andrew Dorff and co-produced the song with Greg Droman. "I am excited about getting 'Do You Wish It Was Me?' out to radio [and] playing it for the fans," Allan says in a press release.
Atlantic Records insiders tell HITS Daily Double that Bruno Mars is "recording an album for November release." The album will follow his 2012 release Unorthodox Jukebox, which debuted at number two on the Billboard 200 albums chart upon its release. The smash hit record produced a number of chart-topping singles, including "Locked Out of Heaven," "Treasure" and "Young Girls.
Is unknown artist Tim Arnold the next David Bowie? Iggy Pop thinks that he may be. Pop stars in new film Blood Orange, which features music composed by Arnold, a veteran independent singer-songwriter who has self-released 13 albums. "They sent along a demo which Tim had done in a home studio. It had a noir, detective movie guitar riff that comes and goes . . ."
Fantasia has released her new single "Sleeping with the One I Love." The track serves as the most recent single from her upcoming new release The Definition Of . . . which is set for release on June 29. On the track Tasia explains why she keeps coming back to a less-than-perfect lover. "I'm sleeping with the one I love."
The Red Hot Chili Peppers have dropped a new track off of their forthcoming new album The Getaway. The track, titled "Dark Necessities," stands as the first single from the new album which is due out on June 17. In other RHCP news, Anthony Kiedis has finally spoken out about his recent health scare, which landed him in the hospital last week in an interview with ET Canada.
Chris Young and Cassadee Pope are the latest additions to a string of nationwide ACM Lifting Lives Club Shows. They will perform on July 2 at CMAC (Constellation Brands Marvin Sands Performing Arts Center) in Canandaigua, New York. The venue will donate a portion of each ticket sold to ACM Lifting Lives, which is the philanthropic arm of the Academy of Country Music.
Britney Spears will venture into the world of hip-hop on her upcoming new single "Make Me (Oooh)," which sees her pairing with rapper G-Eazy. "Make Me (Oooh)" was originally due out in May, but has been put back to "sometime in summer." It was rumored that "Make Me (Oooh)" was originally going to be premiered when Spears performed at the Billboard Music Awards.
Paul Simon's new album Stranger To Stranger is streaming online. The new album will be released on July 3 via Concord Music Group. Stranger To Stranger, co-produced by Roy Halee, is Simon's first release since 2011's So Beautiful or So What and marks the 13th solo album of his career.
An upcoming performance by T.I. at a joint graduation party in Florida has been cancelled in the wake of a shooting that recently took place at one of his shows in New York City. TMZ reports that organizers have now called the concert off and are demanding a refund of the $55,000 deposit they sent the rapper.
Spoon debuted a new song, "I Ain't The One," and also covered David Bowie and Prince during their first performance on 2016 at Mexican festival Marvin. The festival, Spoon's first live performance in six months, was the band's second airing of new material aired in public since their 2014 album They Want My Soul.
Ariana Grande and Christina Aguilera teamed up for a performance of their collaboration "Dangerous Woman" on the finale on The Voice. The track serves as the title number to Grande's new release and the pair shared a photo together from backstage at the show. Grande also made recent headlines when she released a new video for her song "Into You."
Rock/metal supergroup Gone is Gone have release a new single titled "Starlight." The track is pulled from their new EP which is due out this summer through Rise Records/BMG. The band is comprised of Mastodon, Troy Sanders, Queens of the Stone Age guitarist Troy Van Leeuwen, and At The Drive-In's drummer Tony Hajjar.
Trey Songz has dropped his new track "3 Times in a Row (Remix)." The release is a remix of the Georgia duo TK-N-Cash's track of the same name and finds Trigga boasting about his bedroom prowess. "Nasty n***a, Three times in a row, I bet I leave that pussy dead," he boasts on the track. Songz has offered up his new track "All I Had."