Pearl Jam, Jay-Z Perform ’99 Problems’ at Made In America Festival
Rock bands don’t get much bigger than Pearl Jam, but during their headlining set at Philadelphia’s Made In America Festival on Sunday (Sept. 2), the group added even more star power to their set, teaming with rapper Jay-Z for an encore performance of ’99 Problems.’
Rare Red Hot Chili Peppers, Nirvana + Pearl Jam Concert Poster Makes Its Way to eBay
A poster advertising a New Years Eve 1991 concert featuring three of the most important bands of the 1990s — the Red Hot Chili Peppers, Nirvana and Pearl Jam — recently sold for $149.99 via auction on eBay.
Coachella Threatening to Leave Current Location
Since its inception in 1999, the Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival has been held at the Empire Polo Club in Indio, Calif. However, legislation is underway that could threaten the festival’s future at the site after 2013.
Foo Fighters’ Dave Grohl Honored With 900-Pound Drumsticks
Although Dave Grohl of Foo Fighters grew up outside the Washington, D.C., area and is closely associated with the Seattle scene, he spent the first few years of his life in Warren, Ohio. On Saturday (July 7), the small city in northeastern Ohio will honor its native son in an inventive way.
White Stripes Record Sells for $12,700 on eBay
A rare 7-inch 45 of the second single by the White Stripes, ‘Lafayette Blues’ bundled with ‘Sugar Never Tasted So Good,’ sold for $12,700 on eBay, What Sells Best is reporting. The auction ended this morning (July 2).
Green Day Releases Inside-The-Studio Videos
Ever since Valentine’s Day, Green Day have been holed up in the studio recording the follow-up to 2009′s ’21st Century Breakdown.’ Throughout this time, they’ve taken some time to give their fans a behind-the-scenes look at the new work by uploaded a video to YouTube roughly once a week. However, those looking for ...
MTV ‘Unplugged’ Returns With Florence + the Machine
Who says MTV doesn’t play music anymore? The network’s long-running ‘Unplugged’ series begins a new season on April 9 with a performance by Florence + the Machine. The set will be released as a CD/DVD combo the next day.
Jet Breaks Up
After 11 years together, Jet have broken up. The Australian band posted a message on its website yesterday (March 26) that broke the news to its millions of fans worldwide.
Soundgarden Preview ‘Live To Rise’ from ‘Avengers’ Movie
We’ve waited 15 years for something new from Soundgarden (we’re gonna pretend Audioslave and Chris Cornell’s collaboration with Timbaland never happened), and it’s been two years since they announced their reunion. So naturally we were thrilled this morning when Chris Cornell tweeted a preview of their new song, ‘Live to Rise,’ which will appear in the upcoming movie ‘The Avengers.’