No Doubt Giving Catalog Away With Concert Ticket Sales

Fans who buy premium seats online to No Doubt’s upcoming concerts will get a little something extra with their tickets — a download of the group’s entire catalog, plus a new song from the reunited band. The offer applies to tickets in the $80 to $106 range for most shows. An announcement by the bandContinue reading “No Doubt Giving Catalog Away With Concert Ticket Sales”

The Beatles: Rock Band

Get ready to play as the greatest band ever. The Beatles: Rock Band will “allow fans to pick up the guitar, bass, mic or drums and experience The Beatles extraordinary catalogue of music through gameplay that takes players on a journey through the legacy and evolution of the band’s legendary career.” The game will beContinue reading “The Beatles: Rock Band”

Spinal Tap Announce “Unwigged” Tour

Christopher Guest, Michael McKean and Harry Shearer are leaving the costumes and wigs at home but will still play the music of their cinematic alter egos Spinal Tap, as well as the Folksmen from “A Mighty Wind” on a 30-date concert tour this spring. The six-week theater trek, dubbed Unwigged & Unplugged: An Evening withContinue reading “Spinal Tap Announce “Unwigged” Tour”

Prince Is Coming To A Target Near You

Prince is releasing a three-disc CD set through the retailer at the end of this month. The set will include two new albums — “LOtUSFLOW3R” and “MPLSoUND” — as well as a third by his new artist, Bria Valente, for the price of $11.98. Prince is just the latest music legend to release new musicContinue reading “Prince Is Coming To A Target Near You”

Car Tunes

The New Ford Focus ad features 21 instruments made from the parts two new Focus cars. Not only have they been made for real but trained musicians were used to play a specially created track by movie composer Craig Richey. The ad agency selected one of the worlds top Directors Noam Murro to capture Ford’sContinue reading “Car Tunes”

Brandi Carlile Talks About Her New Record And Preps For Spring Tour

After helping children reconnect with nature by collaborating in the Ask the Planet project, Brandi Carlile is ready to hit the road and debut new songs from her upcoming third album, the follow-up to 2007’s The Story. Trading e-mails with Paste editor-in-chief Josh Jackson, Carlile reported that the new album has been a little arduousContinue reading “Brandi Carlile Talks About Her New Record And Preps For Spring Tour”

3 More Finalists Added To American Idol’s Top 12

25 million people voted Wednesday night, and three more American Idol finalists were announced. 16-year-old Allison Iraheta was the first contestant to be swept into the “Idol” top 12 on Thursday night’s results show. She was followed by surprise pick Kris Allen and self-styled Broadway rocker Adam Lambert.

Elton Vs. Billy Quiz

Billy Joel and Elton John were born and raised on different sides of the Atlantic, but have had eerily similar careers. Both broke onto the scene around 1970 as piano balladeers and both became huge stars after expanding their sound for rock radio.   Can you identify which of these clips of hit songs areContinue reading “Elton Vs. Billy Quiz”

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