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August 2011

Articles From Jaan Uhelszki in August
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!
Wednesday Aug 10, 2011 40:00 PM ET
Singer Johnny Van Zant has developed a staph infection from an earlier surgery. Allman will do a longer set, including more Allman Brothers songs.
Tuesday Aug 9, 2011 50:00 PM ET
Adele reveals she wrote much of 21 while drunk, Robert Plant retires Band of Joy, Gavin DeGraw update: He was hit by a cab after beating, Green Day Throw a Secret Show and Buddy Guy gets his own street.
Tuesday Aug 9, 2011 45:00 PM ET
The singer was hospitalized after being beaten by a group of assailants as he returned home to NYC after a concert in Connecticut.
Tuesday Aug 9, 2011 00:00 AM ET
Motley Crue, mad and rad and still shouting at the devil...
Monday Aug 8, 2011 55:00 PM ET
Gregg Allman is forced to cancel late summer tour dates due to a persistent upper respiratory infection. But he's not starting right away. First he'll honor his gig at the 71st annual Sturgis Motorcycle Rally. He will return to the road in late fall.
Friday Aug 5, 2011 00:00 AM ET
Frehley talks to us about his years as Space Ace, why he was forced to room with Simmons in the early years, and what it really felt like getting electrocuted, and being sober for the past five years.
Thursday Aug 4, 2011 00:00 PM ET
Dylan helps bring lost Hank Williams lyrics to life by tapping his pals to turn them into proper songs.
Wednesday Aug 3, 2011 00:00 PM ET
Rihanna a tropical fruit? Who does Gwyneth have to bang? Courtney binge shops, Bieber doesn't break up, and you can buy Brian Wilson's house.
Wednesday Aug 3, 2011 00:00 AM ET
Green Day's Mike Dirnt comes in second in a golf tournament, Florence Welch scotches rumors she's starting her own fashion line with Top Shop, and Christina Aguilera goes into the studio with former Madonna producer. We thought she wanted to be Mariah Carey.
Tuesday Aug 2, 2011 10:00 PM ET
We thought the Flaming Lips Gummi skulls were expensive at $150 a pop. But at least with those you get a flash drive with new Lips music, and you could eat it.
Tuesday Aug 2, 2011 40:00 PM ET
UK "It" Couple, Alexa Chung and Arctic Monkey's Alex Turner Break Up, Jennifer Lopez spotted in New York with ex beau, Sean Combs.
Monday Aug 1, 2011 40:00 PM ET
In the aftermath of Caleb Followill's meltdown in the Texas heat that resulted in his leaving the stage in Dallas on July 29 complaining of vocal problems, after telling fans that he was going backstage to "vomit and grab another beer," the Kings of Leon have canceled their entire US tour.
Monday Aug 1, 2011 05:00 PM ET
Queens of the Stone Age Return to No Reservations in what is Bourdain's own version of The Desert Sessions.

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