Disclosure and Rudimental are among the performers confirmed for the upcoming Wild Life festival at Brighton City Airport, U.K. on June 11 and 12. Other artists included are Four Tet, Eats Everything, Carl Cox, Patrick Topping, Skream, Redlight and Kano. "HEEEEERE WE GO AGAIN!!" said Disclosure announcing the fest.
Elton John has revealed that he plans to connect with the Killers to co-write for their forthcoming new album. Speaking with NME, Sir Elton said he's hoping to head stateside to commence the writing sessions as soon as this spring.
Madonna suffered a wardrobe malfunction on stage during her Rebel Heart tour stop in Bangkok on Monday night. While on stage the "Material Girl" singer got tangled up in her large veil/headdress piece. Two backup dancers tried to lend a hand to help untangle her. During the incident several fans took video of the awkward moment and posted it on YouTube.
Things are reportedly heating up between Katy Perry and Orlando Bloom. "Orlando and Katy are spending more and more time together," a source says in the new issue of People. "They are introducing each other to friends [and] they look very happy together." The source also says the couple do not shy away from PDA in public.
David Crosby contributed to a song on the latest album from Brooklyn band Snarky Puppy. The LP, Family Dinner Vol. 2, features the Crosby-assisted cut "Somebody Home." "When I was wandering around YouTube looking for music I had not heard yet, I ran into the band Snarky Puppy and loved them immediately," Croz told Rolling Stone.
Macklemore performed his latest single "White Privilege II" on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert on Monday, February 8. The cut is the follow-up to Mack's 2005 cut "White Privilege" and he played the full nine-minute track live on Colbert. Speaking with Hot 97, Macklemore explained the motivation behind the track.
Luke Bryan will participate in the Lionel Richie tribute taking place at the upcoming Grammys. The homage will also feature appearances from John Legend, Demi Lovato and Meghan Trainor. According to a presser, the group of stars will perform a medley of solo Richie hits, as well as songs from the Commodores.
John Legend will participate in the Lionel Richie tribute taking place at the upcoming Grammys. The homage will also feature appearances from Luke Bryan, Demi Lovato and Meghan Trainor. According to a presser, the group of stars will perform a medley of solo Richie hits, as well as songs from the Commodores.
Alice Cooper wasn't surprised by the reunion of the original lineup on Guns N' Roses, saying he had a feeling it was going to happen. "I had a feeling it was going to happen," Cooper tells Rolling Stone. "Guns N' Roses is always unpredictable, which makes them exciting. I think those gigs will go through."
Billy Currington will headline Country On The River 2016. Currington isn't the sole headlining act however. He joins Kid Rock and Lee Brice as a Country on the River 2016 headliner. Additionally, the Eli Young Band, Montgomery Gentry, Joe Nichols,Eric Paslay, the Swon Brothers, Granger Smith, LoCash are added.
E Street Band drummer Max Weinberg recalls what went into his preparations for the River Tour, where Bruce Springsteen and company will be performing their 1980 album in full. "I listened quite a bit to The River before the tour," he told Rolling Stone. "I was playing a lot of drums on that record."
Queens Of The Stone Age frontman Josh Homme has interviewed Savages about the release of their sophomore album Adore Life. In an excerpt from the interview published online in Magnet Magazine, Homme asks if the band's singer Jehnny Beth if she regards love as "a treatable mental illness?" or "a maze that one can be trapped in." Beth replies, "Both."
Keith Urban accepted the Artist Humanitarian Award as part of the Country Radio Seminar's annual festivities in Nashville. During his acceptance speech, the country superstar mused on the importance of community in country music. "One of the questions I get asked a lot is, 'What is country music?'" Urban said from stage. "There's always so many answers to that . . ."
The Disney musical "Frozen" will debut on Broadway in 2018. The show, directed by Alex Timbers and choreographed by Peter Darling, will first hold an out-of-town tryout in summer 2017. A location will be announced at a later date. The show will feature the same writers as the film — music and lyrics by Robert Lopez ("The Book of Mormon," "Avenue Q") and Kristen Anderson-Lopez.
Corey Taylor is urging fans of heavy metal music to rally and fight against racism. The rally cry comes in the wake of Down frontman Phil Anselmo, who was forced to apologize after being caught on film making a Nazi salute and shouting "White power" at the end of his performance at Dimebash 2016, a festival held in Hollywood last month.