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madonna-051110.jpg Madonna challenged an Australian television reporter to do a shot of tequila for every question asked in which she thought was "stupid." Madonna issued the challenge during the interview on Australia's Today Show with reporter Richard Wilkins, whom she challenged to drink a shot every time he asked a question she considered "stupid."

brianmay-071012.jpg Slash, Ted Nugent and Queen find themselves in a three-way battle for fan voting for the 2015 Ultimate Classic Rock Awards. Currently, Slash leads in Artist of the Year balloting with 52 percent of the votes, while Ace Frehley and AC/DC, second and third place respectively, have a combined 25 percent.

katyperry-020713.jpg Katy Perry has leaked her own fake Super Bowl song online. The spoof song features Perry calling herself "hairy" and "scary" with lyrics that include, "Don't have to dribble, you pass the ball/ You run the ball, you go to the end zone/ To score the points." The song also includes Lenny Kravitz talking about pollution and promoting T-Mobile.

David-Bowie.jpg David Bowie has announced the release of a French-language version of his 1977 hit Heroes on limited edition blue vinyl. He'll also drop the 2008 compilation I Select on red vinyl. The b-side of Heroes features a live version of the song recorded during Bowie's Serious Moonlight Tour in 1983. I Select features songs from throughout Bowie's career.

dierks.jpg Dierks Bentley and Brad Paisley have been announced as the headliners at Chicago's upcoming Windy City LakeShake festival. The event goes down June 19-21 at FirstMerit Bank Pavilion at Northerly Island. Other acts set to perform include Easton Corbin, Randy Houser, Maddie and Tae, Ashley Monroe, Kip Moore and Justin Moore.

theramones-012715.jpg Johnny Ramone's famous red Mosrite guitar sold for $71,000 at auction. The ax, used prominently by Johnny during the 1980s, was autographed by the guitarist "Best always, Johnny Ramone, 5/22/90." "One of just nine Mosrite guitars owned by Johnny Ramone known to exist - it is not surprising that it was able to achieve such an impressive figure," RR Auction Executive said in a statement.

donald-fagen-081712.jpg Steely Dan has added a handful of new west coast dates to their 2015 touring schedule. Dubbed The Rockabye Gollie Angel tour, the band will kick things off with back-to-back dates at the Wells Fargo Center for the Arts in Santa Rosa, California on April 7 and 8 before traveling to Las Vegas, Nevada, Santa Barbara and San Diego, where they will wrap up the leg on April 18.

Taylorswift-042412.jpg Taylor Swift was the victim of a hacker attack to her Twitter and Instagram accounts. The hackers, believed to belong to the so called Lizard Squad, posted messages to Swift's followers, encouraging them to "go follow my boy @lizzard." Tay hit Tumblr to tell her fans that she's in the process of taking back control.

muse-101609.jpg Muse have confirmed that their new album will be titled Drones. The U.K. rockers broke news of the title in a clip posted to Instagram that featured a black and blue background and the words "Artist: Muse; Album: Drones."

img3-070714.jpg Faith No More have confirmed the full itinerary for their upcoming spring tour. The run is set to kick off at the PNE Forum in Vancouver, Canada on April 15 and will continue straight through May 15 at the Electric Factory in Philadelphia.

NE-YO-101609.jpg Ne-Yo is streaming his sixth studio album Non-Fiction via Spotify. The 19-track effort features assists by T.I., Jeezy, Schoolboy Q and Pitbull. "It's quality music at the end of the day. I wanted to get to the place where people don't consider genre when they think of me," said Ne-Yo on Good Morning America.

BlakeShelton.jpg Blake Shelton has been cast in the upcoming Adam Sandler film Ridiculous 6, a parody of the Western genre. Sandler co-wrote the script, which centers on an orphan who grows up in a tribe of Native Americans. The film also stars Whitney Cummings, Luke Wilson, Steve Zahn, Nick Nolte, Danny Trejo, and Chris Parnell.

Chris-Brown-091712.jpg Chris Brown has delayed his joint Between the Sheets tour with Trey Songz in order to complete his court ordered community service. The trek was scheduled to begin on January 27, but has been pushed back "a couple weeks." Reps for the singer have not released a revised schedule. "I would first like to apologize to all the fans and people who have been supporters," he said.

Common-070811.jpg Common and John Legend will perform their Golden Globe winning hit "Glory" at the upcoming 87th annual Academy Awards. The song, featured on the OST to Selma, is nominated for Best Original Song at this year's Oscars. "I'm humbled and blessed to announce that @TheAcademy invited me & @johnlegend to perform at the #Oscars on Feb. 22nd!" wrote Com on Twitter.

thedoors-110409.jpg The Doors have been voted into the Ultimate Classic Rock Hall of Fame. The website hosts a monthly fan voted poll to induct classic rock acts into its HOF. According to the site, the 1960s rockers faced stiff competition throughout the voting process. "The Doors simply walloped their contemporary Jimi Hendrix by a margin of 61-to-39 percent in final round voting."

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