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theStrokes-020510.jpg Julian Casablancas + the Voidz have pulled out of several dates in Australia and Asia citing logistical complications. The band broke news of the canceled dates in an official statement, noting that they hope to reschedule the dates. "Unfortunately, due to unforeseen logistical circumstances, we must cancel our planned trip to Australia and Asia," it said.

AdamLevine-080311.jpg Maroon 5 have released a remix to "Animals" featuring a guest verse from Big Boi. The latest version follows a September remix that saw J. Cole adding a verse. "I run my fingers over that cleavage like I'm reading braille / She's the leading lady in every one of my freaky tales," raps Boi on the track. According to Music Times, the cut features the usual M5 fare.

Mjackson-072712.jpg The estate of Michael Jackson has renewed its long time relationship with BMI, the firm which maintains rights to the King of Pop's catalog. "We are pleased to announce our continued representation of Michael's extraordinary and vast catalogue," BMI president and CEO Mike O'Neill said in a statement. "Since 1976, we've had the privilege of licensing his works."

rush-031110.jpg Rush have released the trailer for the Completist edition of their R40 box set. The Completist edition features an additional disc to the set's ten disc set. The bonus disc features eight songs not included on the original DVD release of 2005's R30 collection, plus the "Anthem Castle Session" video and three more songs — recorded at the Molson Amphitheatre.

DaveGrohl-060211.jpg Dave Grohl is once again speaking up about the state of music -- this time complaining that fans no longer remember how to rock out. During a recent interview with Red Bulletin, the Foo Fighters rocker says most music fans have become too dependent on the Internet to get full enjoyment out of good old fashioned rock music.

katyperry-020713.jpg Katy Perry sold over 350,000 tickets during the Australia run of her Prismatic tour, and also set the record for a stretch of shows at Sydney's Allphones Arena by selling out six gigs with a total of 89,500 tickets moved. The previous record was held by One Direction, who sold 81,542 tickets across seven shows in 2013.

Metallica-102709.jpg Metallica drummer Lars Ulrich will feature in the upcoming movie Radio Dreams, a movie set at a station in which Afghanistan's first rock band meets Metallica. The film, based on a screenplay by Iranian director Babak Jalali, began production last month in San Francisco.

DariusRucker.jpg Darius Rucker has opened up about his recent Christmas duet with Sheryl Crow, saying that he was inspired to record the track after watching the holiday classic Elf. Speaking with theboot.com, Darius says he decided on "Baby It's Cold Outside" after hearing Will Ferrell duet with Zooey Deschanel on the track in the movie.

miguel2-052011.jpg Miguel has taken his fans by surprise, dropping a new EP without warning. The three song joint features L.A. rapper Kurupt on "NWA," along with the cuts "HollywoodDreams" and "Coffee." The last cut was teased via Instagram one month ago. According to Stereogum, Miggy recalls another R&B soul master with the EP.

trace-082710.jpg Trace Adkins has revealed some new details about an upcoming film role and plans for a new album. During recent interview with the Atlanta Constitution Journal, Adkins said he sees a lot of overlaps between being on a film set and being in a recording studio. "I don't talk too much about movies because I've done some that have been pretty bad, but some have been good ones."

Drake-052311.jpg Drake cheered on his hometown Toronto Raptors at the second-ever "Drake Night." The team's Global Ambassador could be seen courtside for the game against the Brooklyn Nets. The rapper introduced the Raptors team including players Terrence Ross, Amir Johnson and coach Dwane Casey with some hilarious jokes.

JoanJett-012413.jpg Joan Jett will open for the Who on their upcoming 50th anny tour, beginning April 15 in Tampa, Florida. "Having Joan Jett & the Blackhearts, a great American rock band, support us on our North American dates will ensure concert-goers a full night of entertainment," Roger Daltrey said in a statement announcing Jett's opening gig. "I love her."

Aerosmith-01192010.jpg Joe Perry is prepping the release of his new holiday EP, Joe Perry's Merry Christmas, and says he was inspired to cut the record after stealing away a few minutes during his recent book tour. Speaking with Ultimate Classic Rock, the Aerosmith icon says he always hoped to record a holiday release and opened up on his band's future plans.

Kip-Moore-082313.jpg Kip Moore's songs "Hey Pretty Girl" and "Something Bout a Truck" have both earned noteworthy milestones. "Hey Pretty Girl" has been certified platinum for sales and streams, while "Something Bout A Truck" has been certified double platinum, marking sales over two million. "I couldn't have imagined in my wildest dreams that we would be talking about millions of sales and streams of songs."

steviewonder-040811.jpg  Stevie Wonder is a dad for the ninth time. Wonder, who is 64, and his girlfriend, Tomeeka Robyn Bracy, welcomed their daughter Nia. The child's birth comes after a series of rumors that the couple were expecting triplets, which the singer denied last month. He also noted that his daughter's name was chosen because it means "purpose." No other details of their daughter's birth have been rel