Pete Wentz Is Ready to Take His Family on the Road

Posted Jan 19th 2011 at 03:00 PM by Steve Baltin

After years of constant touring with Fall Out Boy, Pete Wentz has been, as he puts it, in "Dad land for the last year, year and a half." And he's ready to get back out there on tour with new band Black Cards, especially since he can have the best of both worlds. "The great thing right now is that my family is very mobile and are able to tour with me. And I think that's the only thing that would...

Better Than Ezra Invite Fans to Experience Mardi Gras

Posted Jan 13th 2011 at 12:00 PM by Steve Baltin

The rock cruise ship, while successful, has been done. But Better Than Ezra, who did the original Rock Boat cruise, wanted to do something in that vein -- with a twist. "We kind of got the idea to do a destination event -- like a package -- because of the success of the Rock Boat and all those other big cruises that John Mayer does, [or] Barenaked Ladies. Lynyrd Skynyrd does one amazingly, [and] t...

Gaga Producer RedOne Says Their Connection Is 'Like a Super Power'

Posted Jan 11th 2011 at 11:45 AM by Steve Baltin

By now, fans have heard that Lady Gaga announced over New Year's that her incredibly anticipated 'Born This Way' album will be out in May, with the lead single coming Feb. 13. But details about the album are still largely scarce, and the man who knows more about the album than anyone, producer RedOne, won't give much away. "It's the freedom album, and it's too precious to talk about. That's all I'...

'Whip My Hair' Cover Artist Katie Gavin Benefiting From Willow Smith Love

Posted Jan 10th 2011 at 11:05 AM by Steve Baltin

YouTube is littered with cover versions of Willow Smith's 'Whip My Hair.' But few have attracted attention like 18-year-old Illinois native Katie Gavin, whose acoustic, bluesy take on the pop hit has garnered more than 210,000 views. Praise from MTV's Buzzworthy was far from the end for Gavin's cover. Last week, Smith chimed in her approval of Gavin's version, telling PopEater in a video interv...

30 Seconds to Mars Hope to Make New Year's Eve Shows a Tradition

Posted Dec 29th 2010 at 10:00 AM by Steve Baltin

As the clock strikes midnight this Friday night and 2010 says goodbye, Patti Smith will ring in the New Year on stage at New York City's Bowery Ballroom, as she has the last dozen years, and Phish will be rocking Madison Square Garden, where they have held court four times. For many bands, New Year's Eve concerts are a tradition, one that 30 Seconds to Mars frontman Jared Leto has long admired. ...

Lee DeWyze Tells New 'Idol' Judges Not to Be Copycats

Posted Dec 2nd 2010 at 02:11 PM by Steve Baltin

Barring any surprises, Lee DeWyze will always have the honor in 'American Idol' history of being the winner on Simon Cowell's final season. With Cowell gone, and Jennifer Lopez and Steven Tyler taking over as judges this upcoming season, it will be a different 'Idol,' but DeWyze believes J. lo and the Aerosmith frontman will be up to the challenge -- as long as they meet one criteria....

Nick Cannon And Mariah Carey's Christmas Plans

Posted Nov 10th 2010 at 07:29 PM by Steve Baltin

Nick Cannon has a lot of titles in his career, we mean a lot -- TV host, radio DJ, actor, aspiring stand-up comic, club DJ. And then of course there's his marriage to superstar Mariah Carey. And unless you've been living under a rock, you know the couple have a baby on the way. So understandably when you're juggling multiple jobs, a celebrity marriage, and impending parenthood, Cannon tells PopEat...

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