Cheap Trick's Rick Nielsen is auctioning off his guitars online. The guitarist teamed up with Reverb to put 25 of his most collectible axes on the block. "Rick Nielsen here. I love guitars and guitars love me, but sometimes they need new homes where they can live to rock another day. I've teamed up with my pals here at Reverb to get some gems from my private collection . . ."
Jason Aldean and Brittany Kerr will marry this summer. Aldean notes that the ceremony will be "pretty small and low-key," telling CMT's Cody Alan, "the wedding will be fun; I've gotten some characters showing up." He added that he isn't sure if there will be a bachelor party, but if there is, it won't be low-key.
Tool frontman Maynard James Keenan has issued an update on the progress the band is making on their highly-anticipated new album. "I've been making regular trips to LA to check on the writing progress of my Tool brethren," Keenan said in the statement.
Neil Patrick Harris says that his most recent go round as Oscar host was likely his last. Speaking with the Huffington Post, he opined that he and the producers came under too heavy fire for the 2015 event. "I don't know that my family nor my soul could take it," he said. "It's a beast. It was fun to check off the list . . ."
2 Chainz is catching shade from Nancy Grace for smoking a 24 karat joint on his GQ series World's Most Expensive Sh*t. After smoking the world's most expensive joint at Stogz Tobacco shop in Los Angeles with celebrity medical marijuana consultant Dr. Dina, Rolling Stone reached out to HLN host Nancy Grace for her take.
Harrison Ford crash landed his vintage World War II plane on the green of a Santa Monica golf course on Thursday afternoon, avoiding serious injury himself and injury to others after the craft's engine failed. "He risked life and limb by putting it down on the golf course instead of trying to go further to try to get back to the airport," an eyewitness on the golf course told NBC.
Flo Rida returns to his roots, quite literally, in his new video for "Once In a Lifetime." The vid features Flo walking in a parade wearing an MLK t-shirt. He filmed the video at this year's MLK Day parade in Miami, at which he was the grand marshal.
Weezer and Wilco are just a few of the big name acts set to take part in the 20th annual Gathering of the Vibes. They join the likes of the Gaslight Anthem, the String Cheese Incident and Ben Harper & the Innocent Criminals at the festival, which was originally formed as a way for Grateful Dead fans to get together and pay their respects.
Madonna thinks that Kanye West is both a "brilliant madman" and a "beautiful mess." "It's really hard to describe Kanye in one sentence," she told Rolling Stone. "He's a brilliant madman."
Janelle Monae will perform a free public concert in Albany, New York on March 4, as part of a rally hosted by Don't Steal Possible, a campaign organized by Families for Excellent Schools that aims to help hundreds of thousands of children in some of New York's lowest-rated schools. "It's heartbreaking to know that there are 800,000 New York kids falling through the cracks every year."
Lady Antebellum has assured their fans that they most likely will never be on Behind the Music. "We've all watched these bands on Behind the Music. We know how this goes, and we're not going to do that," Dave Haywood says of the band's early decision to keep drama out of the picture during their Country Music Seminar in Nashville recently.
Modest Mouse have announced a support tour for their upcoming album, Strangers to Ourselves, due March 17. The trek begins March 7 at Tampa Bay's Gasparilla Music Festival. The band has also released the fifth single from the record, "Of Course We Know," which follows previous singles "Lampshades on Fire," "The Best Room," "Coyotes" and "The Ground Walks, With Time in a Box."
Deorro has released "Five More Hours" his remix collab with Chris Brown. "This right here is my type of party / Five more hours we're just gettin' started," coos Breezy on the new jam. According to Direct Lyrics, the song is a sure fire hit for Chris and Deorro. "It's an electro-pop/EDM track that's definitely going to do serious damage at clubs around the world this summer.
Hayley Williams has opened up about Paramore's upcoming tour and says that the band feels motivated to get out on the road. Speaking with Rolling Stone, Williams says that at this point in their career they are enjoying each little success as it comes. "Hell yeah, it does feel like [a victory lap]," says Williams.
Alice Cooper has become the latest member of the Ultimate Classic Rock Hall of Fame. Cooper was inducted after garnering over 50 percent of the fan vote, topping The Band in the final round. He also defeated Neil Young and Bob Seger along the way.