Elton John & 'True Blood' Creator Alan Ball to Write Musical Pilot For HBOThe show follows a class of musical prodigies at an Academy of Musical Excellence in 18th century Vienna. And yes, it will be a musical.
'True Blood' Music Recap: Vampire Volleyball, The Breeders & Imagine Dragons' 'Radioactive'During the first-ever daytime vampire picnic, Jessica and her new vampire lover, James, took on Jason Stackhouse and his vampire keeper, Violet, in volleyball while the Breeders' "Cannonball" played in the background.
True Blood Music Recap: A Jailbreak, A Funeral & A Beatles SongThis week's episode -- the second to last of a shortened, ten-part season -- may have been the best, with a final goodbye to a longtime character and a particularly bloody jailbreak.
‘True Blood’ Music Recap: Death, Lust & Led Zeppelin’s ‘In The Evening’
'True Blood' Music Recap: 'F*** The Pain Away' & The All-Encompassing Hedonism Of PeachesIt's not as though the song hasn't been featured in a number of movies and TV shows, including Lost in Translation and 30 Rock. At least on True Blood, "F*** The Pain Away" was used in a way that fully honored its hedonistic nature.
'True Blood' Music Recap: 'At Last'Each episode is named after a song title, and a number of artists have contributed new recordings to the show. Every week during season six, Radio.com will check in with “True Blood” Music Supervisor Gary Calamar.
‘True Blood’ Music Recap: 'You're No Good' - But The Plastiscines AreEvery week during season six, Radio.com will check in with “True Blood” Music Supervisor Gary Calamar to see which songs made the cut. This week, the Plastiscines have their way with a classic.
'True Blood' Music Recap: Mikky Ekko Subs In For Eric Burdon
'True Blood' Finale Gets Musical Touch From Creator Alan BallWhich "Save Yourself" song would "True Blood" choose? There are several with that title: blues-rocker Jonny Lang, Americana singer-songwriter James McMurtry, indie rocker Sharon Van Etten, thrash metal legends Overkill, guitar-god Michael Schenker and noted True Blood fan Snoop Dogg all have songs by that name.
This Week's "True Blood": Sookie "Isn't Familiar" With Ke$haWhen addressing the Faerie Elder she had to answer questions about contemporary musicians, starting with a certain pop star. "Ke$ha: for or against?"
From Sun Records To Katy Perry, 'True Blood' Shows Musical VarietyThis week's episode of HBO's 'True Blood' covered a wide array of music, including classic blues from Chess Records (John Lee Hooker), early rock and roll from Sun Records (Carl Perkins) and a somewhat more recent pop star (Katy Perry).
Gotye's "Somebody That I Used To Know": Too Popular For True Blood?"We tried a few things over the love scene, but when we cut in Howlin Wolf's blues classic 'Smokestack Lightning' we all knew this was the one to capture the wild sexuality of Alcide and Rikki."