Tool drummer Danny Carey will sit in behind the drum kit on Late Night with Seth Meyers for a whole week, starting September 26. Carey will perform with the "Late Night" house band, named the 8G Band. The band made the announcement on Facebook. "DANNY ON THE SETH MEYERS SHOW. I must be living in cave because it was just brought to my attention . . ."
Chris Young made a promise that if any of his I'm Comin' Over singles made it to number one, he would get a tattoo. Now he says he just needs a little inspiration. Young's single "Think Of You," which also features Cassadee Pope, reached the top of the charts, but he has yet to get any fresh body art.
Erykah Badu has been named as music supervisor for Comedy Central's new urban animated series, Legends of Chamberlain Heights. Legends of Chamberlain Heights centers on friends Jamal, Grover and Milk: three high school freshmen who spend more time warming the team's basketball bench than actually playing. "It's my kind of humor," Badu tells Billboard.
A new recreational strain of marijuana, Merle's Girls, that was developed by the late Merle Haggard, is set to hit the market in Colorado. Since Haggard's death in April, his relatives, along with business partners from Colorado Weed Co., an operation based in Pueblo, Colorado, have worked to bring those cannabis strains to statewide dispensaries.
My Chemical Romance has released previously unheard demos of their album The Black Parade in honor of the album's tenth anniversary. The reissued deluxe version of The Black Parade comes with an additional disc, titled Living With Ghosts, which features 11 demos and outtakes from their original recording sessions.
Chris Brown has responded to Child Protective Services, who is investigating the rapper after his assault with a deadly weapon case. Officials from the Los Angeles County Department of Children and Family Services visited Brown at his L.A. home in order to check on his two-year-old daughter Royalty, according to TMZ. Brown reportedly refused to speak with DCFS investigators who wer
Dierks Bentley has picked up his fifteenth number one with "Different For Girls," his recent collaboration with Elle King. The single has been certified Gold by the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA) and has sold 349,000 copies in the United States as of September 2016. "This is a song I couldn't have sung eight years ago before my daughter Evie was born."
Kansas drummer Phil Ehart says that Kansas fans will love their new album The Prelude Implicit, their first studio album in 16 years. "I really feel that the Kansas fan is going to love this record. But beyond that, I hope we acquire a lot of new fans with it," he tells Ultimate Classic Rock. "But I just want people to see the depth of this album . . ."
Billy Corgan recalls the pure hysteria surrounding the release of Nirvana's seminal album Nevermind in The Smart Studios Story, the official film of Record Store Day. Corgan remembers being with Nevermind's producer Butch Vig after the record had just been released. "[Vig] just looked like somebody who'd woken up in a weird dream," Corgan says.
Nick Cannon has opened up about his rumored relationship with TLC's Rozonda "Chilli" Thomas. "Everybody's going crazy because they've seen all this stuff with Chilli and I," Cannon tells RapUp TV. "And the chemistry is undeniable. I take everything one day at a time. I truly believe I'm definitely not ready to be in a relationship. I can't get it right."
Katy Perry and her boyfriend Orlando Bloom documented their trip to Disney Land on social media. Bloom's son, Flynn, accompanied the two to the amusement theme park. The trio met many of the famous Disney characters, rode on rollercoasters and went souvenir shopping. Perhaps the highlight was the Pirates of the Caribbean ride.
David Bowie's previously unreleased album The Gouster will be released as part of the new compilation box Who Can I Be Now? (1974-76). The Gouster eventually became Bowie's 1975 album Young Americans. "Gouster was a word unfamiliar to me, but David knew it as a type of dress code worn by African-American teens in the '60's, in Chicago."
Drake's most recent three projects, Views, What A Time To Be Alive, and If You're Reading This It's Too Late, are set to be released on vinyl. As Pitchfork reports, fans can pre-order the new LPs now, with an expected release date of October 7. Previously, Drake's What A Time To Be Alive was only available as a digital-only release until now.
Liam Gallagher will take part in a special livestream Q&A before the U.S. screening of Oasis documentary Supersonic on October 2. The film's director Mat Whitecross will join Gallagher in answering questions for fans watching in cinemas across the U.S. Supersonic was directed by Mat Whitecross and co-produced by Amy director Asif Kapadia.
Common and Stevie Wonder have released a new politically-charged video for "Black American Again." The clip, produced by Karriem Riggins and Robert Glasper, opens with footage of Alton Sterling killed by police in Baton Rouge, Louisiana and features shots of solemn and troubled looking African-Americans as Common sings about Trayvon Martin and more.