Green Day Launch Nokia Music, Plan Kick-Off Concert for Streaming Service
Green Day have partnered with Nokia and AT&T to launch Nokia Music, a new online music streaming service that offers free and unlimited access to playlists and songs from a global catalog of more than 17 million tracks. Green Day will soon be announcing a special kick-off concert to help mark the launch.
The Black Keys, ‘Little Submarines’ – New Video
The Black Keys originally planned to have some sort of narrative arc underpinning their video for ‘Little Black Submarines,’ the fourth single off their ‘El Camino’ album, but they ultimately decided to go with a live clip. “We all just sort of kind of mutually agreed that it should probably just be the performance and not any of the other extra stuff,” singer-guitarist Dan Auerbach told Rolling S
Kurt Cobain-Inked ‘Melvan’ Finally Sells at Auction + More
– The vintage tour van once driven by sludge metal legends the Melvins (which features artwork on the side that was hand-drawn by late Nirvana star Kurt Cobain) was finally sold at auction for just over $24,000. What a steal!
Dave Grohl Calls Foo Fighters’ Reading Set Their ‘Last Show for a Long Time’
Dave Grohl told the massive crowd watching his Foo Fighters perform at the Reading festival on Sunday night (Aug. 26) in Reading, England that the concert would be the band’s last show for a long time — directly contradicting the Foo Fighters’ itinerary, which has four more U.S. festival appearances still scheduled for 2012.
More Black Keys Songs Headed to ‘Rock Band 3′ Video Game
A trio of recent songs by the Black Keys are the latest additions to ‘Rock Band 3,’ adding three more tracks to the catalog of the more than 2,000 available for the popular Xbox 360, PS3 and Wii video game.
Hackers Take Down Website of Court That Jailed Pussy Riot
The website of the Russian court that handed down a guilty verdict to three members of the feminist punk band Pussy Riot was taken down by hackers Tuesday morning, according to a group called AnonymousRussia, which claims to be a Russian offshoot of the international hacker collective known as Anonymous.
Green Day Getting Their Own ‘Angry Birds’ Episode
Who said pigs can’t fly? It certainly wasn’t Green Day, as the Californian punk trio has teamed up with video game developer Rovio to create a new musical episode for the ubiquitous ‘Angry Birds Friends’ mobile game franchise. The ‘Angry Birds: Green Day Edition’ includes 10 never-before-seen themed levels and new “bad pig” characters inspired by frontman Billie Joe Armstrong and his bandmates Mi
Beastie Boys Sue Monster Energy Drink for Copyright Infringement
That didn’t take long. Yesterday (Aug. 9), late Beastie Boys rapper Adam ‘MCA’ Yauch‘s last will and testiment was publicly revealed to contain a clause banning his music being used in any advertisements, and now E! reports that Mike D, Ad-Rock and the estate of the late Yauch sued Monster Energy Corp. on Tuesday for copyright infringement.
Pearl Jam to Wrap New Album by End of 2012?
Pearl Jam should be finishing up work on a new album by the end of the year, if comments Matt Cameron made during a recent interview with Rhythm magazine are to be taken at face value. The drummer, who these days also sits behind the drum kit for Soundgarden, spoke of a busy rest of the year that involves plans with both — recording an album with one band, and touring behind a new album with the o
MP3.com Free Downloads: Slam Donahue, I See Hawks In L.A. + More
So many free music downloads, so little time. There’s certainly a lot of great music being given away these days on MP3.com, but who has the time to track it all down? We do! Each and every week, Diffuser.fm scours the site for the latest in alternative and indie music downloads, then compiles it all in one place. The results are what you have laid out for you below — Diffuser.fm’s guide to the be
Green Day Make Historic No. 1 Debut on Rock Songs Chart
Last week, Green Day released ‘Oh Love,’ the first single off their forthcoming ‘Uno!’ album, and the song has already made a major impact at radio. In fact, ‘Oh Love’ becomes just the third song in the history of the Billboard Rock Songs chart to debut at No. 1 on the tally, racking up 13 million first-week audience impressions from 145 reporting stations in the process.
‘Dark Knight Rises’ Shooting in Aurora, Colorado: Rockers React
The deadly shooting rampage inside an Aurora, Colo., movie theater screening the new Batman movie ‘The Dark Knight Rises’ at midnight early Friday morning has terrified the nation — and has brought a variety of reactions from various rockers and bands as they take to Twitter to send their condolences and make sense of the massacre.