Weezer performed "Back to the Shack," the latest single from the band's upcoming LP Everything Will Be Alright in the End, on Jimmy Fallon earlier this week. According to Billboard, Rivers Cuomo and the boys gave a flawless performance for the audience. The LP hits September 30.
Parker Posey and Jamie Blackley have been revealed to be starring in Woody Allen's upcoming film. Posey and Blackley join a cast already including Emma Stone and Joaquin Phoenix, who are already filming the picture (whose title has yet to be announced) in Rhode Island. The film will feature production by Letty Aronson and Stephen Tenenbaum. A plot for the film has not yet been revealed.
Enormous leaps in logic and all, "Lucy" is a silly but ultimately fun sci-fi B-movie that knows how absurd it is but plunges forward anyway. With Scarlett Johansson proving that she can be an action hero on her own and some nice moments with Morgan Freeman, here's a movie that counters the sleep-inducing, special effects dominated action blockbusters that have plagued theaters all summer long.
T-Boz of TLC is looking to launch the next big girl group and she's giving fans a chance to audition. The competition, called Project Next, can be entered by fans by sending a video to T-Boz, she announced in a presser. "T-Boz is forming the next superstar girl group ages 18-24 send us a video of you singing or rapping and you must be able to dance," the release reads.
Aerosmith guitarist Joe Perry says that he is about halfway done with his next solo album. Perry says that while he isn't entirely sure what's next for Aerosmith, he knows a main focus of his is his solo work. "I really don't know what's coming up next," Perry tells ARTISTDirect.
Uma Thurman has signed on to star in "Adam Jones," the John Wells-directed film also starring Bradley Cooper and Sienna Miller. Originally titled "Chef," the plot centers on a star chef (Cooper), who is looking to add his third Michelin star. The movie was renamed from "Chef" to "Adam Jones" after the Jon Favreau vehicle took off.
Chuck Wicks is working on his first album with new label Blaster Records. Speaking with the Boot, Wicks said that he got the attention of the label after issuing a self-released EP. "What was strange about it was, I released a thing called 'Rough' on my own, and it got a lot of attention, sold a lot of EPs out of the gate," Wicks said.
Radiohead are preparing to begin recording the follow up to 2011's King of Limbs in September. Speaking with the BBC guitarist Jonny Greenwood, announced the unexpected news: "We're going to start up in September, playing, rehearsing and recording and see how it's sounding."
Roger Daltrey is helping out with the erection of an international railway museum to be built in Ashford, Kent. Speaking with the BBC, the Who fronter said the museum would remind Britons of their country's role in the development of the train: "Britain forgets that we invented the railway and it conquered the world," he began.
Charlize Theron was spotted at Los Angeles International Airport earlier this week wearing a splashy band on her ring finger, leading many to speculate that she and Sean Penn are engaged. Speaking with Us Weekly, an insider said the two are looking to get hitched: "They want to get married very soon. Sean is revitalized with Charlize."
AFI fronter Davey Havok is reaching out to fans to raise $20,000 to support his first feature film, The Violent. The film, set in the 1990s, centers on a group of punks in their final year of high school. The $20,000 the producers are asking for will cover a wide range of things from legal and business expenses, to the casting process.
The former publicist for Insane Clown Posse is suing the band's label for sexual harassment - a suit that will require Kid Rock to produce a glass sex toy that he allegedly owns. The publicist, Andrea Pellegrini, claims that "Dirty Dan" Diamond, a former employee of ICP's Psychopathic Records label, attempted to give the sex toy to her.
Alec Baldwin has been cleared of charges following his arrest for riding his bike the wrong way up a busy Manhattan street. The actor appeared before New York City judge John DeLury who asked Baldwin, "Can you stay out of trouble, Alexander?" According to the New York Post, Baldwin was more than happy to keep things light replying "sure, sure."
Robby Krieger guested on the upcoming album from John Garcia (Kyuss), adding some of his signature flamenco guitar to a cut called "Her Bullet's Energy." The two hooked up on a suggestion from producer and mutual friend Harper Hug. "I pretty much fell over from my chair and said, 'Do you think he would do it?'" Garcia said.
Iggy Azalea is the new host of MTV's House of Style. The eight-episode season premieres August 4 and leads up to the Video Music Awards on August 24. Izzy will host a special House of Style episode recapping all of the fashions and trends at the VMAs. She'll also host a red carpet pre-show, while also doing show commentary.