Chris M. Junior
Queen’s Brian May Contacts Lady Gaga About Fronting the Band
Queen is looking to fill the void left by the late Freddie Mercury, and Lady Gaga is being considered for it. Guitarist Brian May previously reached out to Bad Company leader Paul Rodgers, but now it looks as though the pop diva is at the top of the list.
New Book Claims Sean ‘Diddy’ Combs Ordered the Hit on Tupac Shakur [VIDEO]
Before leaving the Los Angeles Police Department, Greg Kading made copies of reports and recorded confessions pertaining to the separate murder cases of rappers Tupac Shakur and Christopher Wallace (aka Notorious B.I.G. and Biggie Smalls). Those materials are a big part of Kading’s new self-published book ‘Murder Rap.’ Due October 4, the book includes a claim by a police informant who says he was
Lady Gaga and Sting Team Up for Killer Versions of ‘King of Pain’ and ‘Stand By Me’ [VIDEOS]
Singing the Ben E. King hit ‘Stand by Me’ together is nothing new for Lady Gaga and Sting. But at last weekend’s iHeartRadio Music Festival in Las Vegas, they took their onstage collaboration to the next level by also performing a version of The Police‘s ‘King of Pain.’
Cee Lo Green Nabs Starring Role in Remake of ‘Sparkle’
Singer Cee Lo Green has racked up a nice range of TV credits, from voice work in the short-lived animated series ‘The Boondocks,’ playing himself in a ‘Saturday Night Live’ sketch and, of course, serving as a coach on ‘The Voice.’ His list of big-screen achievements isn’t quite as long, but Green has just added a noteworthy one: a role in a remake of the 1976 film ‘Sparkle.’
Did Aerosmith’s Steven Tyler Once Have a Backstage Encounter with Reality TV Star Michaele Salahi?
Michaele Salahi’s list of publicly known rock ‘n’ roll relationships is growing. Photos have surfaced showing that the star of Bravo’s ‘The Real Housewives of D.C.’ — who recently left her husband for Journey guitarist Neal Schon — once had a backstage, flesh-baring encounter with Aerosmith singer Steven Tyler.
‘American Idol’ Alum James Durbin Inks Deal with Wind-up Records
Finishing fourth on ‘American Idol’ isn’t necessarily detrimental to a music career, especially for singers whose registers are best suited for rock. Things have turned out just fine for Chris Daughtry, season five’s fourth-place finalist. And so far, the likelihood for sustained success is looking good for the season 10 equivalent, James Durbin, who recently signed a contract with Wind-up Records
Coldplay Reveals Title, Release Date and Artwork for New Album, ‘Mylo Xyloto’
By leader Chris Martin’s estimation, there are about four different track listings being considered for Coldplay’s fifth studio album. But this much is certain: The album’s title is ‘Mylo Xyloto’ — pronounced MY-lo ZY-letoe — and the release date is Oct. 25.