Chris Brown has announced that he will begin his Las Vegas residency at Drai's BeachClub & Nightclub on May 2. The show launch doubles as a birthday party for Breezy who turns 26 on the same day. "I want to showcase my talent," Brown says in a presser. "I think I'm underestimated in a sense, like 'Oh yeah, he's cool, but such and such is better.'"
A new trailer for "Mad Max: Fury Road" has been released, featuring plenty of action set against a desert backdrop. The teaser sees lead actor Tom Hardy on the run after escaping from a cave. "In this wasteland I'm running from both the living . . . and the dead," says Hardy's character at one point in the trailer.
Miranda Lambert made a double amputee's dream come true on Saturday night. The singer was in Biloxi, Mississippi as part of her tour when she met eight-year-old fan Kalyn Squires, who had her leg amputated as a baby as a result of congenital defects. Lambert signed one of Squires' prosthetic legs, which had an image of Lambert painted just below the knee.
Jeremy Brown, guitarist for Scott Weiland's Wildabouts, has passed at the age of 34, just one day before the band's first album, Blaster, was set to release. "We received a call today about my friend Jeremy Brown that has shaken me to the core. We were all concerned this afternoon when Jeremy didn't show up for a long-scheduled rehearsal . . ."
Kat DeLuna has released a cut "Bum Bum," featuring Trey Songz. The cut, DeLuna's first in five years, features a sample of Sister Nancy's reggae jam "Bam Bam." "If you want to love me, you got to do it right / 'Cause every queen needs a king who wants somebody all day, all night," sings Kat.
"The Americans" has been renewed for a fourth season by FX, while Netflix will give "Bloodline" a second season. "The Americans" gets a 13 episode order, set to land in 2016. "Remarkably, this season of 'The Americans' has achieved even greater acclaim than that of its first two seasons," says Nick Grad, president of original programming for FX Networks and FX Productions.
Smashing Pumpkins and Marilyn Manson have teamed up for what they are calling the End Times tour this summer. The 23-date trek kicks off July 7 at the Concord Pavilion in Concord, California and concludes August 8 at the Riverbend Music Center in Cincinnati, Ohio. They will also head north of the border for a date in Toronto on August 4.
Thompson Square have released "Trans Am," a new single from their upcoming third studio album. Keifer Thompson tells Rolling Stone that the song's topic holds a special place in his heart. "I've wanted that car ever since I can remember, especially after I saw Smokey and the Bandit, of course. We both love American muscle cars."
Madonna has unveiled a new remix of her recent single "Ghosttown." The new mix is a club-friendly version, helmed by Dutch DJ and producer Don Diablo. The original "Ghosttown" appears on Madonna's latest studio album Rebel Heart, her worst selling record in the U.S. in over 20 years. The album reached number two on the Billboard 200 chart.
Brad Paisley will host the 2015 Wild West Comedy Festival in Nashville, which goes down on April 16, at TPAC's Andrew Jackson Hall. Comedic acts scheduled to appear during the evening include Jon Reep, Greg Hahn, Theo Von, Sarah Tiana and Keith Alberstadt. Paisley will introduce and chat up each comedian before they begin their sets.
AC/DC have released a behind-the-scenes look at their upcoming music video for "Rock the Blues Away." In the video, Brian Johnson says the song is vintage AC/DC. "It didn't come to us immediately. It's just — I started singing it after I listened to the album. It just kept popping up in me head, and it's a brilliant track."
David Lee Roth injured himself during Van Halen's performance on Jimmy Kimmel Live! on Monday night. During their performance of "Panama," the band had to pause after Roth cut himself in the face with the mic. "I f*ckd my nose up with the microphone here," Roth told the crowd after the mishap.
Wiz Khalifa has hooked up with Curren$y for his latest track, "Uber Driver," from an upcoming joint mixtape called 2009. "Ain't about the money, then I'm not involved," sings Wiz. According to HotNewHipHop, the cut features the two rappers at their best. "Taylor Gang-affiliated producer Sledgren provides a hydroponic beat and Wiz and Spitta take it from there."
Rolling Stones have announced their much anticipated summer tour, beginning at San Diego's Petco Park on May 24 and wrapping at Quebec's Le Festival D'Été de Québec on July 15. "We are excited to be back in North America playing stadiums this summer," Mick Jagger said in a statement. "We are looking forward to being back onstage and playing your favorite songs."
Noel Gallagher, who has been playing with his solo act, High Flying Birds since 2010, says it's not been a money making venture. In fact, the former Oasis fronter claims he's lost a "f*****g s**tload of money" with the group. "Everything I've done since I left Oasis has come from my own pocket," Gallagher told Loaded.