We love it when the world’s of music and pop culture collide. We love that there are so many more of our favorite actors that love to rock and roll, in their everyday life, than we thought. Here’s the second entry to the series covering actors that you didn’t know were in bands.
If you haven’t heard, Tennessee just passed Senate Bill 3 and House Bill 9. Collectively, they ban drag shows from happening in public or anywhere a minor could be present. This obviously feels like a giant step backwards from the progress the LGTBQ+ community has made in this country. As a response, Jason Isbell and Alison Russell have put together a benefit concert that will take place in Nashville on March 20th called Love Rising. Hayley Williams, Sheryl Crow, and Brittany Howard are all set to headline the show. Money from the concert will go on to support Tennessee Equality… Read more »
We love music. We love movies. We really love when both of these worlds collide. Actors playing in bands isn’t new, from Jared Leto with 30 Seconds To Mars to Jack Black with Tenacious D. But today I want to talk about the actors you had no idea used to be or still are in bands.
— Today we talk about the life of Jeff Beck, Elon Musk’s misfortune, and Daniel Fang’s next gig. — The Life of Jeff Beck The music world is mourning the loss of guitar legend Jeff Beck. The musician was 78 and died of bacterial meningitis. The announcement was posted to his social media accounts and read, “On behalf of his family, it is with deep and profound sadness that we share the news of Jeff Beck’s passing. After suddenly contracting bacterial meningitis, he peacefully passed away yesterday. His family ask for privacy while they process this tremendous loss.” Fellow artists… Read more »
— Today we talk about new music from Andrew McMahon, Fall Out Boy giving us a release date, and big moments at the Golden Globes. — News From Andrew McMahon in the Wilderness Andrew McMahon in the Wilderness has dropped a brand new single that we are crazy about. “Lying On The Hood Of Your Car” has officially been on repeat all day and we’re lucky enough to have the music video to accompany it. McMahon talked about the song saying, “For me, this song is pure nostalgia. I made a conscious decision when I was writing it to imagine… Read more »
— Today we talk about Paramore’s next single, upcoming music festivals, and Miley’s promo for “Flowers”. — It’s Like That with Paramore We’re starting to feel like we owe Paramore a limb after how much life they’ve been giving us. The band kept things simple by posting that they’re dropping their next single “C’est Comme Ca” on the 12th. (In case you were wondering, ‘c’est comme ça’ means “it’s like that” in French.) We’re just two days away from a new single and a month away from the entire album. If you want more good news, it was also announced… Read more »
— Today we talk about the tragic loss of Stephen Boss, Fall Out Boy’s message to fans, and The 1975’s show announcement. — Stephen “tWitch” Boss’ Passing Family, friends, and fans of Stephen “tWitch” Boss are shocked over the news of his passing. The 40 year old entertainer was found dead on Tuesday morning in a LA hotel room, according to TMZ. His wife Allison Holker went to LAPD when she discovered he was gone but had not taken his car. It was in their search that they discovered he had passed, due to an apparent gunshot wound. An autopsy… Read more »
Today we talk about Death Cab for Cutie going on tour with The Postal Service, Waterparks going on tour, and a fun music video from Love Again. — Death Cab and The Postal Service Go On Tour Tomorrow you’ll have the chance to snag tickets to Death Cab for Cutie and The Postal Service‘s co-headlining tour. Not only do they share a frontman in Ben Gibbard, but both bands are celebrating milestones. Death Cab’s Transatlanticism and The Postal Service’s Give Up are hitting their 20-year anniversaries next year. What better way to celebrate than to hit the road? They revealed… Read more »
Today we talk about Tim Commerford’s cancer diagnosis, Miley Cyrus’ NYE party, and Steve Aoki going to space. — Tim Commerford Diagnosed with Cancer Tim Commerford, bassist for Rage Against the Machine, told SPIN magazine that he has prostate cancer. He went on to say his prostate has been removed, but he almost wasn’t well enough to go on tour with his band. In the interview he said, “The glass is half-full. That’s the beauty of songwriting and bass playing. When my mom was sick, that’s when I learned how to play bass. When I was on stage with Rage,… Read more »
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