Eagles bassist, Timothy B. Schmit has released a new song. The track, "Red Dirt Road" appears on Schmit's newest solo album, Leap of Faith. The tune breaks with traditional formulas, which Schmit helped to pioneer. Rather than singing about the red dirt roads of Texas or Oklahoma, these red dirt roads are located in Hawaii.
Prophets of Rage brought out a surprise guest at last night's Toronto gig. Dave Grohl joined the group on stage to cover the classic MC5 song, "Kick Out the Jams." MC5, who hails from Detroit, Michigan, began their careers in the late 1960s. They were notable for their activism, heavy style rock and roll and their frequent entanglements with police.
David Crosby has paid tribute to New York with his new track "The City." The track was produced by Snarky Puppy producer David League and Crosby chatted with NPR about how the collaboration came about. "He said he wanted to write a song about 'New York as a woman,'" Crosby told NPR. "I said, 'Got it.' I lived there as a young hippie boy working in the Village."
Nickelback have offered up their cover of Don Henley's classic track "Dirty Laundry." The band shared a video of the new track via YouTube and say that it was just a fun one-off track in the studio during some downtime. "Sometimes you play a song in the studio for fun," explained the band on Twitter. "Sometimes it's so fun you have to record & share it with everyone!"
Miranda Lambert is getting a little help from her furry friends in the release of her new line of gear for pets. Her dogs have been enlisted as models for the new line, as Lambert showed off on Instagram. She also released on official statement about her new Mutt Nation brand. "The creation of MuttNation is a dream come true."
Mary J. Blige has offered up a new theme song for The View. The track, titled "World's Gone Crazy," was penned by writer Diane Warren and finds the recently divorced Blige ruminating on both her personal struggles and those in the world today. "The world's gone crazy," she sings. "I think there's only one thing to do / I think that we should go crazy too."
Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson has inherited the mantle as the world's most highly paid actor. The former pro wrestler leapt from the number 11 spot last year to taking in $64.5 million between June 2015 and June 2016. The ranking appeared in a recent edition of Forbes and Johnson was quick to respond on Twitter sharing a little encouragement.
Jana Kramer and Michael Caussin have reportedly parted ways. News of the potential split comes via a source close to the couple who tells etonline.com that the pair have called it quits after Caussin was recently admitted into rehab for an undisclosed condition. The last time the pair were spotted together in public was in July.
During an appearance on BBC Radio 1's Live Lounge, Chvrches performed a cover of Calvin Harris' hit single with Rihanna, "This Is What You Came For." They also performed their hit "Bury It." The band put their own atmospheric electronic spin on the mega-pop hit, infusing a synth-filled laid back vibe into the normally bouncy single, which peaked at No. 3.
David Bowie is credited a songwriter on Frank Ocean's new album Blonde and a press representative has clarified the situation. Bowie is credited on Blonde, alongside other big names including Kanye West, Jamie xx, the Beatles, Brian Eno, Pharrell Williams, Elliott Smith, James Blake, Yung Lean and more.
Ariana Grande and Nicki Minaj will debut their collaborative "Side By Side" music video on Sunday, August 28. Grande announced the news on Instagram. "#SideToSide video ft. @nickiminaj will premier this Sunday night on shop.guess.com @guess / @vevo," she wrote, tagging director Hannah Lux Davis.
Pearl Jam's Eddie Vedder was cradled Princess-style by Dennis Rodman onstage during the band's recent performance at Wrigley Field in Chicago. Rodman walked onstage sporting his own vintage Chicago Bulls jersey while the band was performing "Black, Red, Yellow," the B-side to their 1999 single "Hail Hail," which was written about Rodman.
Rihanna has announced "Love On the Brain" as the newest single off of her album ANTI, the fourth single to be released off of the album. RiRi made the announcement on Instagram, sharing a live clip of her performing the track along with a caption that simply stated, "#nextsingle." "Love on the Brain" follows a trio of other hit singles from ANTI.
David Bowie received a mysterious credit on Frank Ocean's new album Blonde and a press representative has clarified the situation. Bowie is credited on Blonde, alongside other big names including Kanye West, Jamie xx, the Beatles, Brian Eno, Pharrell Williams, Elliott Smith, James Blake, Yung Lean and more.
Adele accepted the wedding invitation of two fans she invited up onto the stage with her during a recent Los Angeles concert. After Adele picked the couple out of the audience at random to join her, she found out that they are getting married next September. The moment was captured on camera and uploaded to Youtube.