Eagles' Joe Walsh recently performed "Rocky Mountain Way" on Conan, according to the late night host's website. The rocker also told the story behind the 1973 song while being interviewed by Conan O'Brien on the program. "There I was, mowing the lawn in Boulder, Colorado," Walsh told O'Brien.
Avenged Sevenfold recently played an impromptu show after their set at the Houstin Open Air Festival was cancelled by the organizers due to severe weather warnings, according to Blabbermouth.net. After their show was cancelled, the band took matters into their own hands and set up a gig at local nearby venue, White Oak Music Hall, which was 15 miles away from the original concert site.
Jay Z has won the $7 Million copyright legal case over the Roc-A-Fella logo, according to the Daily Mail. In 2012 clothing designer Dwayne Walker filed the suit against the rapper and his former label partners, accusing them of breach of contract and copyright infringement over the Roc-A-Fella logo. The lawsuit has now been dismissed.
Justin Moore has earned his sixth number one with his track "You Look Like I Need A Drink," according to Taste of Country. The country singer reached the top of the Billboard charts this week with the song, which is included on his latest album, Kinda Don't Care. "Thank you to country radio for always supporting this Arkansas boy," he says in a release.
Stevie Wonder is the most recent artist featured in the PBS series Blank On Blank, according to Rolling Stone. The interview included in the installment is from 2005 and has him speaking on his autobiographical song "I Wish," which comes from his 1976 album, Songs in the Key of Life. He also mentioned the nickname he was given at age 12 by the Temptations.
Oasis has offered up a free download of their demo track "Going Nowhere," according to NME. The track will appear on the band's Be Here Now deluxe reissue, which includes a remastered version of their third studio album from 1997, several B-sides, demos and previously unreleased tracks. One of the unreleased tracks include Noel Gallagher's "D'You Know What I Mean?"
George Strait and Jim Lauderdale recently performed the song "The King of Broken Hearts" at the 2016 Americana Music Awards, according to TheBoot.com. "The King of Broken Hearts" is a special one for Strait because it's one of the first songs of Lauderdale's that he ever recorded. The duo teamed up and took the stage together on Wednesday, September 21 to perform the song.
Adele's 25 album has reached diamond status in the U.S., according to NME. According to the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA), the album has sold 10 million certified units in the U.S. since the album's release in November of last year. Adele's first single of the album, "Hello," also has been certified as seven-time Platinum.
Common has weighed in on the first presidential debate between Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton, according to Rap-Up.com. The rapper stopped by the daytime talk show The Views on Tuesday, September 27 to make some observations about the debate. "Donald Trump is just not prepared to be a president," Common said.
Weezer's Pinkerton album recently turned 20 years old and went platinum, according to Stereogum. The band's sophomore album went platinum on September 16, which was only a few days before its 20th anniversary. "It's about time, 8 days shy of 20 years," Weezer stated on their official Facebook page. "Thanks to all 1 million of you in the US and A and the many more . . ."
Garth Brooks has made history with his seventh diamond-certified album, according to TheBoot.com. The country singer is now the artist with the most diamond honors, according to Recording Industry Association of America's Gold & Platinum Program. Brooks' seventh diamond release became his 2007 The Ultimate Hits collection on September 21.
2 Chainz has consumed a $600 coffee made from cat poop, according to Rap-Up.com. The rapper tried the expensive coffee in the latest episode of the "Most Expensivest S**t" series for GQ. He met with Jeremy Kuempel, the founder of Blossom Coffee, who explained how pricey brewing this coffee actually is.
Fleetwood Mac's Christina McVie says the band has "sevent tracks for a new album," according to Rolling Stone. McVie has returned to the band for the first time in a decade and a half to record new music. "We cut seven songs in the studio already for the start of a brand-new studio album, which we did probably nearer two years ago," she said.
Beyoncé paid tribute to Shawty Lo at a recent concert. The singer played in Lo's hometown, Atlanta on September 26. During her performance, Queen Bey played one of Lo's songs, "Dey Know," while dancing before his hometown crowd. After the tribute she resumed her own set. Shawty Lo died in a car crash earlier this month.
The Rolling Stones will be releasing a new concert film. The new release is titled Havana Moon and it documents the band's performance in Havana, Cuba. The historic occasion was a first for the band and the Cuban crowd. Mick Jagger told the crowd, "Finally the times are changing." He went on to say, "Cuba, we are so happy to be here."