Foo Fighters singer Dave Grohl has opened up about the first time he heard Metallica. Grohl, who is the official ambassador of Record Store Day 2015, which took place on April 18, said he first heard Metallica's music in 1983, telling Creative Loafing Atlanta, "I bought the first Metallica album [Kill 'Em All] on cassette from a mail-order catalog in 1983."
No Doubt will be touring several festivals this summer. The band, who headlined the Global Citizen 2015 Earth Day festival in Washington, D.C. this weekend, has slated a string of upcoming festival shows this summer. They will play the New Orleans JazzFest, the Rock in Rio USA festival, the BottleRock Festival, the Aspen Jazz Snowmass, and the KAABOO festival in Del Mar, California.
DJ Sense brought together Southern hip hop all-stars Monica, Jeezy and Yo Gotti for his new single "Do Me Like That." The Atlanta DJ's new song has DJ Gotti bragging about his popularity with the ladies and on the street, "If a b**** call me then she callin' 'bout the cheese / I get money in the streets / You know you valuable to me . . ."
The cast of the classic mob film "Goodfellas" reunited in New York earlier this week for a 25th anniversary screening of the film at the Tribeca Film Festival. The reunion featured Robert DeNiro, Loraine Bracco, Ray Liota and Paul Sorvino. Director Martin Scorsese and Joe Pesci were both absent but sent messages along to their former cast mates.
Justin Bieber gave some fans the surprise of a lifetime when he crashed a high school prom on Saturday night. The "Baby" singer was on his way to a recording studio near Chatsworth Charter School in Southern California when he found out that the school's prom was underway. He then decided to crash the senior prom, at which he even danced with one female prom-goer.
Nikki Reed and Ian Somerhalder tied the knot in a small private ceremony in Santa Monica, California over the weekend. The pair have been dating since July 2014 and it's the second marriage for Nikki, who linked up with Ian just two months after splitting from musician Paul McDonald last year. The event took place in the Santa Monica mountains. They were joined by a host of family and friends.
Van Morrison and Tom Jones have been announced as the headliners of the Prudential Bluesfest, set for London's O2 Arena from November 6-8. According to Belfast Live, "duo will both perform full solo sets, supported by their respective bands." "We're delighted to be welcoming Van Morrison and Tom Jones back to the festival for their double header at The O2 Arena on November 8."
Blondie has announced that they are hitting the road this summer with Melissa Etheridge. The trek begins on June 27 with a date opening for Morrissey at NYC's Madison Square Garden, and includes a July 20 show in Washington with Joan Jett. "I remember 1980, when [Jett's first solo] album came out," Etheridge told USA Today of her first experience hearing Jett.
Just in case you ever wondered - Sugarland has never lip-synced, according to Kristian Bush. Bush addressed the issue after Garth Brooks released a statement that he might have to lip sync his performance at the 2015 ACM Awards after a multi-night run of back-to-back shows.
Two Faith No More records - 1989's The Real Thing and 1992's Angel Dust -- are getting the reissue treatment, packed with rarities. The records will be available on two CD or double vinyl sets, beginning June 9. The reissues come just a few weeks before Faith No More's latest record, Sol Invictus, lands on May 19.
Miranda Lambert has gone au natural for People's 2015 World's Most Beautiful Women issue. Lambert joins Aubrey Plaza, Gina Rodriguez and Sophia Bush who will appear fresh faced in the new issue. But going without makeup isn't anything new for the country star she admits. "I don't wear a lot of makeup at home," Lambert reveals.
Frank Ocean has legally changed him name from Christopher Edwin Breaux to Frank Ocean. According to TMZ, Ocean got a judge in L.A. to approve the name switch from his birth name, Christopher Edwin Breaux, to his stage name, Frank Ocean. Ocean filed legal documents a year ago to make the switch, but a judge halted the process until Frank resolved his driver's license suspension.
Little Big Town have come to the defense of Tim McGraw and an upcoming benefit concert for Sandy Hook Promise, a non-profit organization that seeks to prevent gun violence and is led by family members affected by the tragic Sandy Hook school shooting.
Mariah Carey and Floyd Mayweather recently crossed paths and the two immortalized the chance encounter with a selfie. Carey paid a visit to Mayweather's gym while she was recently in Las Vegas. She also took some time to snap a photo with one of Mayweather's boxing assistants.
Jefferson Airplane's Paul Kanter says that he is back to feeling normal after his recent heart attack. In a note posted on the band's official Facebook page, Kantner writes, "I am feeling quite good and semi-normal, all things considered." He adds that while recuperating at home, he's been "working primarily and quite fervently" on two books.