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Monday Oct 3, 2011 05:00 PM ET
The flailing economy has claimed another victim. VegiTerranean, the Akron, Ohio vegan restaurant opened by iconic rocker, Chrissie Hynde has closed its doors for the final time on Sunday, announcing the closure on the restaurant's website.
Wednesday Sep 21, 2011 25:00 PM ET
The legendary saxophonist talks to The Morton Report about love, humanity, the importance of good clothes, and how he put the "free" in free jazz.
Tuesday Sep 20, 2011 20:00 PM ET
Mick Jagger demanded that Maroon 5 edit their original video of the song "Moves Like Jagger" - he felt there were too many shots of him in it.
Tuesday Sep 20, 2011 10:00 PM ET
Neil Young is penning his memoirs, due out in the fall of 2012.
Monday Sep 19, 2011 00:00 PM ET
Roger Taylor is auditioning future Queens, Britney's beau goes shopping, Gwen Stefani saves a few bucks, and more.
Thursday Sep 15, 2011 20:00 PM ET
Of course it will be awkward, but why not go for it?
Thursday Sep 15, 2011 20:00 PM ET
Sometimes life seems like reality TV. But when a reality star is involved, the amplitude is turned up.
Wednesday Sep 14, 2011 40:00 PM ET
All you need is love, you are what you listen to, KISS and make up: the day's music gossip.
Wednesday Sep 14, 2011 55:00 PM ET
Few doubt the power of music. Least of all Ron Robb after his eight year-old autistic son Joshua slipped through the bars of the metal gate at his Southern California school playground on Monday morning and disappeared.Lost in the...
Tuesday Sep 13, 2011 00:00 PM ET
ZZ Topp Billy GIbbons gives Slash a guitar for his anniversary, Karen Elson launches her first collection for Nine West, and Selena Gomez gets a temporary Justin tattoo.
Tuesday Sep 13, 2011 20:00 AM ET
Joan Jett tells The Morton Report what exactly is so threatening about a girl with a guitar, talks about her feuds with Rush and Molly Hatchet, whether she deserves her “Bad Reputation,” and whether or not she’s "Joan Jett" all the time.
Friday Sep 9, 2011 10:00 PM ET
Rock stars being entrepreneurial: Neil Young's son's thriving egg business, Green Day's Mike Dirnt's booming restaurants, and Chrissie Hynde is a gay icon.
Thursday Sep 8, 2011 35:00 PM ET
Sleek Courtney Performs at Fashion WeekWe suspected that Courtney Love would slip into something black, expensive and slinky at show during Fashion Week; we just didn’t think it would be on a small stage with a makeshift band.Ever the...
Wednesday Sep 7, 2011 30:00 PM ET
Pattie Boyd isn't in the Martin Scorsese documentary about her former husband George Harrison, but she does tell us what it was like in that rarefied world of Beatlemania, the times she had to run from a pack of rabid Beatle fans, and why she had to marry Eric Clapton.
Tuesday Sep 6, 2011 00:00 PM ET
Mark Ronson gets married to Agent Provocateur model, while Keith Richards helps ailing radio station. George Harrison documentary shows he was more than just the quiet Beatle.
Tuesday Sep 6, 2011 30:00 PM ET
Who knew that My Chemical Romance would be so public about their internal problems?
Sunday Sep 4, 2011 00:00 AM ET
It’s not the first time that Metallica has released controversial album art. Who among us can forget the twin album covers of Load and Reload, featuring original artwork by outsider photographer Andres Serrano?
Saturday Sep 3, 2011 55:00 AM ET
Could there have been any other ending? When the Family Jewels Season 6 ended in July, showing Gene Simmons on bended knee asking Shannon Tweed to marry him, did you actually think she’s say no?We can’t say that we were...
Friday Sep 2, 2011 10:00 PM ET
Despite all the delays, and then the assurances, it looks like the Buffalo Springfield Tour will not happen, according to Stephen Stills.
Thursday Sep 1, 2011 25:00 PM ET
While everyone focuses on Chaz Bono's upcoming appearance on DWTS, Chynna Phillips is flies in under the radar. Plus, Strokes' Julian Casablancas gives good face, and Rhianna gets legal about her mansion's water damage.
Thursday Sep 1, 2011 00:00 PM ET
Billy Corgan christens his newly created Smashing Pumpkins Record Club with a free download of "Drown."
Thursday Sep 1, 2011 30:00 AM ET
Jack White is Detroit’s second patron saint, right after Kid Rock. He has taken it upon himself to single-handedly resurrect the Motor City’s Insane Clown Posse’s career by producing a new bumping, low brow version of “Leck Mich Im Arsch,”...
Wednesday Aug 31, 2011 00:00 PM ET
Bruno Mars has filed suit against his Music Publishers
Wednesday Aug 31, 2011 10:00 AM ET
Patti Smith and the Kronos Quartet have both received the coveted Polar Music Award in a ceremony in Stockholm yesterday. The prizes were bestowed by Sweden’s King Carl XVI in a glamorous procession, fit for royalty, according to Associated...
Tuesday Aug 30, 2011 20:00 PM ET
Rod Stewart is holding online auditions for back up singers. Trouble is, it's only for one night and one song!
Tuesday Aug 30, 2011 05:00 PM ET
It looks like Adam Levine isn’t the only one mad at MTV. Yesterday Bon Iver's Justin Vernon gave them a piece of his mind. And yes, he can spare it.
Monday Aug 29, 2011 45:00 PM ET
You think Shia LaBeouf was Disturbia before? Think again. The former Disney actor is becoming as famous for his hot temper as he is for his role in the Transformers flicks.At a bash for Belvedere Vodka at LA nightclub...
Monday Aug 29, 2011 55:00 PM ET
Beyonce announces her pregnancy at the VMAs, upstaging everyone else in attendance, even Lady Gaga!
Saturday Aug 27, 2011 55:00 AM ET
We knew the day would come when Chickenfoot’s Chad Smith would be summoned back to his day job - and it did.
Friday Aug 26, 2011 25:00 PM ET
Today, the tireless investigators at TMZ unearthed a recording of the 911 call placed by hotel employees after they found Jani Lane's lifeless body in a first floor room. The most shocking revelation was that the hotel staffer refused to check to see if he was still alive.
Friday Aug 26, 2011 40:00 PM ET
Metallica cry babies? Well according to the always sensitive Kirk Hammett they are. In a rare interview with Contact Music, he revealed he broke down when they recorded the song "Junior Dad" for Lulu, their upcoming collaboration with Lou Reed.
Thursday Aug 25, 2011 05:00 PM ET
Even though producer Butch Vig confessed to Rolling Stone that Kurt Cobain was a "pain in the ass" while they were recording Nevermind back in 1991, he has consented to take part in a Q&A on Sirius XM Radio along with Dave Grohl and Krist Novoselic.
Wednesday Aug 24, 2011 10:00 PM ET
We caught up with Mick Jones, who at 56 is a much more civilized beast than when he was when he was terrorizing fans in The Clash. Among other things, he talks about why he walked out of an interview with me in 1995 and never came back.
Tuesday Aug 23, 2011 50:00 PM ET
Singer Amy Winehouse's toxicology tests are back and her family has revealed that there were no illegal drugs in her system when she died, and it's still uncertain what led to the singer's death on July 23.
Tuesday Aug 23, 2011 00:00 AM ET
Generational icon Stephen Malkmus confesses to a gelato addiction, confides that he rarely listens to the words in a song, and tells us what he really thinks about when he sings.
Monday Aug 22, 2011 30:00 PM ET
New details emerge about Metallica and Lou Reed's rather strange collaboration. There's a new website, an album title, and a release date.
Monday Aug 22, 2011 50:00 PM ET
The 28-year-old rapper is recovering after spending Sunday in the emergency room at St. Louis’s De Paul Heath Center after taking a spill at a suburban skateboard park.
Friday Aug 19, 2011 30:00 PM ET
Times are tough. Billy Corgan is selling his amps, Liam Gallagher is suing his brother, Linda Perry disses her "sis" Katy, and we find out where boy bands go when they die.
Friday Aug 19, 2011 00:00 AM ET
There is nothing even remotely normal about Eleanor Friedberger, including her rather feral exoticism. For the past decade she has been half of the siblings-gone-amok Fiery Furnaces.
Thursday Aug 18, 2011 45:00 PM ET
Weather has caused another stage to collapse at the Pukkelpop Festival in Belgium today. Smith Westerns and Fleet Foxes tweet that they're okay.
Thursday Aug 18, 2011 50:00 PM ET
Bassist Krist Novoselic plans to recreate the seminal moment with the Fastbacks and others.
Wednesday Aug 17, 2011 55:00 PM ET
John Doe has a new solo album coming out at the end of the month. He tells The Morton Report about how he keeps grounded, what it was like to urinate on camera, and how he'd like to work with John Waters. The public peeing might have helped.
Monday Aug 15, 2011 50:00 PM ET
Former Queens of the Stone Age bassist Nick Oliveri could face up to 15 years in jail as a result of his July 12 two-hour standoff with a Los Angeles S.W.A.T. team.
Monday Aug 15, 2011 50:00 AM ET
National Book Award-winning punk high priestess Patti Smith is set to adapt her New York Times bestseller Just Kids into a screenplay with the help of award-winning screenwriter John Logan.
Friday Aug 12, 2011 30:00 PM ET
According to Corgan’s rep, the band will perform a few songs from the Pumpkins' upcoming album Oceania, now due out in early 2012, as well as some of their best loved hits and some surprises and covers.
Friday Aug 12, 2011 10:00 PM ET
Former Warrant Singer Jani Lane was found dead in a Woodland Hills, CA Comfort in on Thursday Night. Cause of death is not yet known, but authorities are investigating why Lane, who had a home in nearby Redondo Beach, was staying in the seedy hotel room.
Friday Aug 12, 2011 30:00 AM ET
Rancid are back with a new tour, and are just about to go into the studio to record their eighth album.
Thursday Aug 11, 2011 00:00 PM ET
Liam Gallagher store looted in British riots (at least now we know his clothes are a bargain); Selena and Justin order in; Rihanna bombards Joe Jonas with steamy texts; and Coheed and Cambria are looking for a new bassist.
Thursday Aug 11, 2011 25:00 PM ET
Throw away your Xanax and head to Moogfest in October. And don't fear Eno.
Wednesday Aug 10, 2011 25:00 PM ET
American astronaut Ron Garan calls Peter Frampton during his San Francisco show. Yes, while he was onstage!
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