Rock in Rio will celebrate its 30th anniversary this year with a show in Las Vegas. Sam Smith, Charli XCX, Jessie J and Bleachers have been added to the lineup.
The dual-weekend festival will separate artists by genre, with rock acts playing May 8-9, followed by pop acts May 15-16.
Linkin Park played to a packed Petco Park in San Diego in celebration of mtvU’s inagurral Fandom Awards. Watch highlights including “Guilty All The Same” and “Wastelands.”
Shinoda did not need nearly that much time to fire back, taking to his namesake website last night to unleash a rant about the whole situation, easily as critical of the media as he is of the Scottish thorns in his side.
If you find it hard to keep up with the latest musician beef, you are not alone. It seems CHVRCHES, the polite and eloquent Scottish electro-pop trio, have fallen behind as well.
Linkin Park latest track, “Wastelands” off their upcoming album The Hunting Party (due June 17) boasts Brad Delson’s liberal use of heavy riffs and Mike Shinoda’s return to rapping.
In addition to the year’s must-have albums, we’ve collected 16 more download-worthy new releases, which run the gamut from modern rock favorites like Green Day, Soundgarden and No Doubt to emerging upstarts Japandroids, Tama Impala and Walk The Moon.
Adele joins other artists like Whitney Houston, the Backstreet Boys and N’Sync who have reached the milestone.
Really sad news out of South Africa, as a freak accident has claimed the life of a Linkin Park fan as well as injuring almost two dozen more. The band is obviously devastated, and have released a statement sending their condolences to those affected.
Throngs of outspoken rock stars are eager to show they’re taking part in the system and want you to do the same.