Trey Anastasio Band, Hurray for the Riff Raff, and Aaron Neville join Dave on the lineup of “A Concert for Island Relief,” with proceeds going to hurricane relief efforts in the British Virgin Islands, Puerto Rico, and mainland US.
“It suddenly became very important,” Nick Cave said, ahead of his controversial, European tour-ending shows in Tel Aviv, ”to make a stand, to me, against those people who are trying to shut down musicians, to bully musicians, to censor musicians and to silence musicians.”
Gene Simmons of Kiss has been a a regular guest on everybody’s favorite right wing propaganda machine Fox News, but that’s coming to an end. Simmons is no longer allowed to visit any Fox properties after an outburst he allegedly had behind the scenes.
Several women have come forward with detailed accounts accusing FYF Founder Sean Carlson of sexual misconduct and assault. Goldenvoice parted ways with Carlson shortly before the report was made public.
Max Bemis will be retiring the song “Wow, I Can Get Sexual, Too” from future Say Anything shows. ”We all need to care more, respect women more, respect ourselves more and GIVE A SHIT,” he says in a new statement.
Tegan & Sara promised “acoustic and intimate arrangements” of The Con‘s fourteen tracks for this tour, and they brought them to life with a four piece band. Tegan (playing guitar) and Sara (on keys) were joined by Tim Mislock and Gabrial McNair…
For the first of two sold out nights at Beacon Theatre on her ‘Native Invader’ tour, Tori Amos covered Joe Jackson and Bruce Springsteen, along with playing a collection of songs from throughout her discography, including the live debut of b-side “The Pool.”
In a new statement, Ethan Kath says Alice Glass left Crystal Castles “to handle her mental health and substance abuse issues” and he “fully supported her,” but now he “can’t support extortion, false claims, and accusations put forth after the band gained success without her.”
Backed by an all-star backing band, The Sea Lice, Courtney Barnett and Kurt Vile played a combination of original material from the new album Lotta Sea Lice, covers of each other’s work, and other covers, including one of opener Jen Cloher’s songs, “Fear Is Like a Forest.”
Corey appeared on the TODAY Show this week, after a vow to name the names of what he claims is a ring of pedophiles in Hollywood, once he reaches his goal of raising $10 million to fund a film about the issue…
Julien Baker played her biggest NYC show yet at Town Hall with Half Waif and Petal to celebrate the release of ‘Turn Out the Lights.’ on Friday (10/27). The next morning, she stopped by “CBS This Morning” to make her network televsion debut.
Fiona Apple paid tribute to the late, great New Orleans icon and rock n’ roll/rhythm n’ blues pioneer Fats Domino on Saturday’s (10/28) episode of A Prairie Home Companion by covering “Ain’t That a Shame.”