U2 Are Infighting About Glastonbury Appearance

Posted Jun 23rd 2011 at 01:30 AM by Spinner Editors

Coming off the biggest, most profitable rock 'n' roll tour in history, U2 are sometimes considered the world's biggest band. But there's one thing they haven't done that most of the other "world's biggest bands" usually do, and that's headline major festivals. Thus, as odd as it may seem to say it, they might actually be a little unprepared for their headlining slot at Glastonbury this coming F...

Adele 'Ordered to Stop Singing and Avoid Talking' for a Month

Posted Jun 21st 2011 at 03:00 AM by Spinner Editors

Adele has been ordered by doctors to stop singing and avoid talking for at least a month as she seeks to recover from laryngitis, according to reports. The singer, whose '21' album returned to the top of the Billboard chart last week, was forced to cancel her North American tour earlier this month after her condition showed no sign of improvement. She wrote on her official website at the tim...

'Weird Al' Yankovic Takes on Lady Gaga in 'Perform This Way' (Video)

Posted Jun 21st 2011 at 01:10 AM by Spinner Editors

'Weird Al' Yankovic has once again outdone himself. After a controversial tug o' war with Lady Gaga, the comedian was allowed to record 'Perform This Way,' a hilariously over-the-top parody of 'Born This Way.' After posting a 30-second snippet of the clip last week, Yankovic is now releasing the full version of the great video. Directed by Yankovic himself, 'Perform This Way' features the fu...

Joss Stone Insists 'All Is Well' After 'Crazy' Robbery-Murder Plot

Posted Jun 16th 2011 at 07:30 PM by Spinner Editors

While two men charged in connection with a plot to assault and rob Joss Stone appeared in court Thursday, the soul singer was otherwise occupied with baking, painting and doing interviews to promote her new album, 'LP1.' "I'm fine, hon, don't worry," Stone tells Spinner. "I'm all good. People are crazy, but that's OK. Hey, I'm carrying on: I paint my bathroom. I bake my cakes. All is well." ...

Sly Stone Pleads Not Guilty to Crack Cocaine Possession

Posted Jun 16th 2011 at 02:15 AM by Spinner Editors

On April 1, Sly Stone (real name, Sylvester Stewart) of Sly & the Family Stone fame was arrested for possession of crack cocaine when a vehicle he was traveling in was pulled over, in Los Angeles, for a traffic violation. Cocaine rocks were allegedly found in Stone's clothing as well as in those of the driver. On Wednesday, Stone pleaded not guilty. Reuters reports that one of Stone's attor...

Bruce Springsteen Issues Statement on Clarence Clemons' Stroke

Posted Jun 15th 2011 at 12:15 AM by Spinner Editors

After news broke on Sunday night that E Street Band saxophonist Clarence Clemons had suffered a stroke, reports have been emerging about the Big Man's health. The latest, thanks to Bruce Springsteen news website Backstreets.com, is that Clemons is recovering but faces many hurdles. Now, Springsteen has released a statement on the situation. "By now, many of you have heard that our beloved comra...

Eminem Proves Rappers Can Rock at Bonnaroo

Posted Jun 13th 2011 at 01:05 AM by Spinner Editors

When the lineup for Bonnaroo 2011 was released back in February, some fans thought it skewed a little too far left of the festival's jammy roots. Eminem -- whose name usually dominates mainstream and rap album charts -- didn't seem like a natural fit for the festival's big tenth anniversary but on Saturday night, June 11, the Detroit native proved otherwise. On the brink of releasing a new albu...

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