Dave Grohl has opened up on the forthcoming new Foo Fighters release, saying that the band is breaking new ground in the art of songwriting. Speaking with Rolling Stone, the rocker admitted the band has been trying to keep the revolutionary process hush-hush. "We're doing something that nobody knows about, it's . . . rad," he said.
Marcia Gay Harden has been added to the cast of "Fifty Shades of Grey." The Oscar winner will star in the role of Christian Grey's (Jaime Dornan) adoptive mother, according to Entertainment Weekly. The news comes after it was announced earlier this week that Rita Ora had been cast as the adopted sister of Christian.
Britney Spears stopped by the Ellen DeGeneres Show on Monday - her 32nd birthday - to promote her latest album, Britney Jean. She didn't perform on the set, but she did sit down to dish on her boyfriend David Lucado. "I just love that he's very passionate and he's funny," she said.
Matt Bellamy has opened up on plans for the next Muse album, saying that he's already got a good idea of its direction. Speaking with Rolling Stone, he admitted it could mark a throwback to earlier elements of the band's sound. "I've got a pretty good picture of what I'd like the next album to be like," he said.
The planned seventh installment of the "Fast and the Furious" franchise has reportedly been called off following the death of starring actor Paul Walker. News of the film's cancellation came via director Paul Wann and producers from Universal Pictures. Walker, 40, was killed in a fiery car wreck over the Thanksgiving weekend and the studio has released an official statement on his death.
Miley Cyrus' bizarre and racy behavior has done enough to earn her a spot on Barbara Walters's "Most Fascinating People of 2013" list.
Cyrus finds herself in prestigious company on the list alongside Pope Francis, Prince George, and Kanye West and Kim Kardashian.
The Faces have have been inducted into the Ultimate Classic Rock Hall of Fame. Each year, the rock site nominates a selection of classic rock icons for inclusion in its hall of fame, and readers from across the world vote for their favorites online. According to UCR, the victory by the Faces was unexpected given the stiff competition.
Lady Gaga has teamed up with a Japanese doll maker for a new line of full-sized replicas of herself. The dolls are made from synthetic flesh and modeled to the exact anatomical specifications of the Mother Monster. Gaga was in Japan to help unveil the "Gagadoll" this week and spoke with local media at the event.
Metallica have confirmed that their film, Through the Never, is ready for release on DVD. The new collection, due January 28, is also available on Blu-ray and 3D Blu-ray and includes a host of previously unreleased features. In addition to the original film, the home release boasts a featurette titled The Making of Through the Never.
Monica made an appearance at Kanye West's "Yeezus" tour performance in Atlanta. The show took place on Sunday night and Monica was just one of the big names on the guest list, which also included Lil Wayne, T.I., 2 Chainz, Keri Hilson, Bow Wow, B.o.B, Yo Gotti, Jermaine Dupri and André 3000.
Justin Bieber has offered up a preview of his new single "Change Me." The web release is the latest addition to his #MusicMonday series and features the Bieb getting a bit reflective as he takes a looks at his personal flaws. On "Change Me," Justin pleads with his lady love to be patient as he changes his ways . . .
R. Kelly has offered up a preview of his entire new album, Black Panties, for streaming at VIBE magazine's site. The release, which is set to drop on December 10, is the follow-up to Kelly's 2012 release Write Me Back. Thus far, Kelly has released the singles "My Story," "Cookie" and "Genius" from the album.
Mumford & Sons member Ben Lovett has offered up a new rendition of the Alt-J track "Dissolve Me." The song will appear on a remix album of Alt-J material titled, Summer, which also features remixes by the Internet, Jim James and Dave Sitek.
Martin Sharp, an artist and lyricist best known for collaborating with Cream, has died at the age of 71. Early on in his career, Sharp created the signature cover for the albums Disraeli Gears and Wheels of Fire, but suffered with emphysema during the last years of his life.
Both Peter Frampton and Hayden Panettiere have signed on to appear as presenters at the upcoming CMT Artists of the Year Awards ceremony.
The pair join a stacked list of celebrity presenters and performers, including Alabama, Dierks Bentley, Lady Antebellum, Train's Pat Monahan and more . . .