- Charli XCX Covers Backstreet Boys' ‘I Want It That Way’ Charli XCX is not embarrassed to admit she's obsessed with the Backstreet Boys. Should we hate her cover? Yes. Do we? No.
- On The Charts: Vampire Weekend's Second No. 1 Album Indie rock reigns this week as Vampire Weekend debuts at No. 1 on the Billboard 200, selling 134,000 copies of the band's third album, 'Modern Vampires of the City.'
- Producer Steve Lillywhite Attributes U2 Connection To Ian Curtis Death Producer Steve Lillywhite attributes his big break working on U2's "Boy" to Ian Curtis' suicide.
- System Of A Down's Shavo Odadjian Blames Serj Tankian For Seven-Year Album Gap In the scathing remarks that have since been removed, the band's bassist inquired fans about how they would feel if SOAD recruited a different singer to record new music.
- From Donna Summer To Daft Punk, Giorgio Moroder Transcends Generations At First DJ Set After watching Moroder follow his records to the club -- only 40 years later -- it seems you really can teach an old dog a new trick.
- Passion Pit, Modest Mouse, MGMT To Play Monterey's First City Festival Coachella promoter Goldenvoice has announce the first annual First City Festival at the Monterey County Fair & Event Center.
- Storm-Chasing Member Of Shiny Toy Guns Sees Oklahoma Hometown Destroyed By Tornado The crushing twisters that ripped through Oklahoma this week came very close to the rocker's hometown, who has extensive history of chasing storms throughout Tornado Alley.
- Pepper Release Sexy 'FKARND' Audition Tape As New Lyric Video For their latest video, Pepper posted an that said "looking for hip East LA chick who can rock the morning after look." The audition footage was so good that the band turned it into a lyric video.
- Blink-182 Plans Auction To Assist Oklahoma Tornado Survivors blink-182 will soon launch an auction to generate funds for those affected by the Oklahoma tornado.
- This Week In Late Night TV: Thirty Seconds to Mars, The National, Jake Bugg This week, May 20 – 26, is all about rock 'n' roll: Both Thirty Seconds to Mars and The National are performing on two late night shows.
- From The Doors To X, Ray Manzarek’s Legacy – In His Own Words Yesterday, The Doors' Ray Manzarek, who provided the classic keyboard riffs that became synonymous with the band's most iconic songs, lost his battle to cancer at the age of 74. Musicians ranging from Slash to American Idol judge Randy Jackson...
- As I Lay Dying’s Tim Lambesis Claims Steroids Led To Murder Plot Against Wife A growing obsession with bodybuilding led the singer from taking nutritional supplements to full-blown steroid use, his lawyer claimed in court last week.