Saturday, April 11, 2009

Quote of the Day

"I actually think going to university will make me a better actress. The experience of living like that, working to deadlines, living with other students. It's all the things I want. There are actresses who don't know about things like doing their own laundry and getting a bus. I'm not going to be like that."

-Emma Watson

Friday, April 10, 2009

Korn to Hit the Road April 25

Our favorite 90's rock band is hitting the road!!!

Korn has announced a national tour, kicking off April 25 in Tucson, AZ and closing out May 31 in Des Moines.

Check out a full list of dates here.

Scott MacIntyre Sent Home on Idol

Scott MacIntyre, a blind pianist and singer, was sent home on American Idol Wednesday night. 

Though we have a lot of props for MacIntyre (the dude played guitar and participated in several dancey group numbers!), we must admit, it was time to say goodbye.

"I'm going to miss the camaraderie," said MacIntyre in an exit interview.

"I'm going to miss how we all make fun of each other before the show starts, I'm going to miss having dinner when people leave and wishing them well. Even though we're competing, we have so much fun even the second before we walk on stage, it's amazing."

Quote of the Day

"The simple answer is that when I decided to write and record again under the name the Smashing Pumpkins in 2005, I committed myself 100 pct. 100pct of my mind-body-soul to come back and make the band really be great again, and I feel in tune to SP in a way I haven't felt in tune probably since 1995 or 1996. As they say in No Limit Poker, I'm 'all in'.

-Billy Corgan finally speaking out about being the only original member in the Smashing Pumpkins

Thursday, April 9, 2009

Aerosmith, ZZ Top Plot Summer Trek

On the heels of their new album announcement, Aerosmith are plotting a summer trek featuring ZZ Top.

So far, three dates have been announced: Aug. 23 in Irvine, CA, Sept. 1 in Kansas City, MO, and Sept. 8 in St. Paul, MN.

When's the NYC date, boys???

Britney's Message to Vancouver


The latest episode of word vomit from Britney Spears happened Wednesday night at the pop starlet's Vancouver show.

According to reports, Spears walked offstage about halfway through the show, due to smoky air and ventilation problems at the venue. An announcement over the loudspeaker told attendees, "It's become uncomfortable and unsafe for the performers, including Ms. Spears. The show will resume as soon as the air around the stage is clear."

Britney got back on stage after about 30 minutes, and closed the show out with this lovely farewell:

"Thank you, Vancouver. You guys have a wonderful night. Drive safe, don't smoke weed. Rock out with your cocks out."

Priceless!!

Check out the nonsense above.

Wednesday, April 8, 2009

Katy Covers Queen at New York Show


"Queen taught me everything I know," said a rambunctious Katy Perry, before diving into a cover of the rock legends' "Don't Stop Me Now" at New York's Irving Plaza Tuesday night.

The pop starlet, 24, was on night two of her three-night Irving residency and plowed through almost two hours of hits, including "Hot 'N Cold," "Ur So Gay," "I Kissed A Girl" and a pretty rocking cover of The Outfield's "Use Your Love," which she promptly smashed her guitar after playing.

"Did we ruin it?" she nervously asked a stagehand.

"Fuck, we ruined it. Let's give it to someone, I'll never play that again."

Check out a video of our favorite performance of the night, the energetic Queen staple "Don't Stop Me Now," above.

Big Boi, Nas Highlight Rock the Bells Lineup

Big Boi, Nas Common, The Roots and Damian Marley will highlight this summer's Rock the Bells festival, which begins June 27 and closes out August 9.

Also on the bill are Reflection Eternal (Talib Kweli and Hi-Tek), The RZA and Sage Frrancis, as well as some "surprise performances."

Keep checking the Rock the Bells site for updates!

Tuesday, April 7, 2009

Travis Hangs with Alabama

Watch out, Ever Anderson!!!

Blink-182 drummer Travis Barker hangs out with daughter Alabama, 3, in Los Angeles Sunday.

Cool shades, A!!

Quote of the Day

"I'm on the toilet. Still on the toilet. Guys, dot dot dot, out of TP. Still on the toilet."

-Zac Efron joking about how boring his Twitter would be if he had one

AC/DC Announce U.S. Tour

Rockers AC/DC have announced a summer trek through the U.S., kicking off July 28 in Foxborough, MA and closing out September 8 in Anaheim.

Check out a full list of dates here!

The Killers Kill It at V Festival

Reports are coming in from Australia's V Festival.....

And apparently The Killers stole the show!!!

The Las Vegas boys closed out the festival, which also featured Duffy (middle) and Snow Patrol (bottom) with an hour and a half of their best songs ("Spaceman," "For Reasons Unknown," "All These Things That I've Done," "Bones," "Jenny").

Way to kill it!!

Monday, April 6, 2009

America's Next Top Model Gives New Yorkers a Second Chance

After a chaotic riot erupted at the March 16 New York auditions for America's Next Top Model, producers are giving New Yorkers another shot!!

Only this time, the rules have changed.

Auditions will be held this Saturday, April 11, at a venue to be later disclosed. The line will form at 6 a.m. (no more overnight waits), and friends will not be permitted in line. (Models under 18 may have one parent or guardian.)

Anything else???

"Be courteous to others around you," the network press release reads.

Until you get on the show, that is!

Beyonce Gets Banged

It's a great day to be a New Yorker!!!!

Beyonce debuted a new 'do Sunday after some lunch at Pastis with beau Jay-Z.

We kinda like it!!

Bravo Hosts 2nd Annual A-List Awards

Our favorite TV network, Bravo, hosted its 2nd Annual A-List Awards last night!!!

Picking up trophies were Gwen Stefani (for Female with A-List Style and A-List Celebrity Designer), while NeNe Leakes of The Real Housewives of Atlanta earned a less esteemed reward for Reality's Guiltiest Pleasure.

Host Kathy Griffin also dished out the laughs for celeb guests Paris Hilton, Doug Reinhardt, Kim Kardashian, Kendra Wilkinson, Tori Spelling, Tim Gunn and Aubrey O'Day.

Thanks for making us laugh, Bravo!!!

Lenny Kravitz Rocks Private Show

Dayum!!!

Looking good!

Lenny Kravitz plays a private show at TSF Studio Monday night in Northern Paris.

It's been too long!!

Chris Brown Pleads Not Guilty to Attacking Rihanna

Chris Brown has pleaded not guilty to two felony charges of attacking pop singer Rihanna and making criminal threats against her, stemming from their Feb. 8 altercation.

Arriving in all black and showing very little emotion, Brown was accompanied by four bodyguards and his mother, Joyce Hawkins, to the Clara Shortridge Foltz Criminal Justice Center in Los Angeles Monday.

Brown's attorney, Mark Geragos, is working on a plea deal with prosecutors that will include no jail time. If convicted of both charges, however, Brown could face up to four years and eight months behind bars.

Brown will return to court April 29 for the next hearing.

Who the F is this?

Her name is Jennifer Hawkins.

Hawkins, 25, is an Australian gal, best known for her title of Miss Universe 2004!!!

At the time, pageant co-founder and business mogul Donald Trump called her "the most beautiful Miss Universe I have seen in many, many years."

Hawkins has since pursued a handful of professional modeling gigs, becoming the face of Australian department store giant Myer and even doing endorsements for Covergirl.

Here she is at the Golden Slipper Day 2009 at Rosehill Gardens Saturday in Sydney.

Keep doing your thing, J!

Paul and Ringo Come Together

Paul McCartney and Ringo Starr came together in the name of charity Saturday, for a performance at David Lynch's "Change Begins Within" at Radio City Music Hall.

The former Beatles played three songs together, including Beatles staple "I Saw Her Standing There," while Jerry Seinfeld, Sheryl Crow, Eddie Vedder, Donovan, Ben Harper and Moby rocked other performances.

This was the first time McCartney and Starr shared a stage since 2002's "A Concert for George," the tribute show to deceased Beatles guitarist George Harrison.

Quote of the Day

"You know, I look like a woman but I think like a man. And in this world of business, that has helped me a lot. Because by the time they think that I don't know what's goin' on, I then got the money, and gone."

-Dolly Parton says

In the Ring with Mickey Rourke

Mickey Rourke entered the ring at Wrestlemania 25 Sunday to settle some real-life beef!

The actor and former boxer, 56, had been feuding with pro wrestler Chris Jericho, 38, for weeks before Sunday's event. Apparently, Jericho made a comment that Rourke's character in The Wrestler was "not my story," Rourke says.

So he took it to the ring!

After Jericho defeated wrestling legends Roddy Piper, Ric Flair and Ricky Steamboat, Rourke entered the ring and knocked down Jericho to close out the match!

You can check out video of the action here.

Carrie Named Country Music's Entertainer of the Year

Carrie Underwood earned top honors at the 44th Annual Country Music Awards Sunday in Las Vegas!!

The country diva was named entertainer of the year, breaking Country legend Kenny Chesney's four-year winning streak.

"I've had a lot of good moments in the past four years. This one takes the cake," Underwood gushed during her acceptance speech.

Also earning awards were Taylor Swift for album of the year for Fearless, Rascal Flatts for top vocal group, Sugarland for top vocal duo, Julianne Hough for top new female vocalist, Brad Paisley for top male vocalist and Trace Atkins for single of the year for "You're Going to Miss This."

Sunday, April 5, 2009

Farrah Fawcett Hospitalized

Actress Farrah Fawcett was hospitalized Thursday, in connection with her long-time battle with cancer.

Fawcett, 62, was in remission before the cancer returned in early 2007.

At that time, Fawcett announced she "never can say for sure" what would happen with her battle, citing that "it's ongoing."

Quote of the Day

"Madonna, Britney Spears, Lady Gaga, Beyonce and Christina Aguilera. I wouldn't even compare them to Heidi's level. I am in the studio everyday with Heidi I know what's coming. I can make claims like that."

-Spencer Pratt, alleging that girlfriend Heidi Montag is more talented than these five

Metallica, Beck, Run-DMC Inducted into Rock and Roll Hall of Fame

It was a huge night at the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in Cleveland last night, as Metallica, Beck, Run-DMC, Bobby Womack, Little Anthony & The Imperials and Wanda Jackson were inducted.

What an eclectic group!!

Also turning up for the event was Eminem, who inducted Run-DMC with a moving speech.

"I still remember being in 9th grade when Tougher Than Leather came out," said Em. "I skipped school to go get it on cassette. As soon as I heard Run's House, it was pretty much a rap for me. Marshall Mathers became Eminem."

Beck's speech included a middle finger to everyone who ever stood in his way, Metallica reunited onstage with former bassist Jason Newsted, and the annual all-star jam was a cover of "Jailhouse Rock" (with Fontana, Beck, Wanda Jackson, Little Anthony and Spooner Oldham) and then The Yardbirds' "Train Kept A-Rollin" by Beck, Jimmy Page, Flea and Ron Wood.

It was a night to be remembered!

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