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Def Leppard Guitarist Just Says No To Trump Introduction

Def Leppard says no to Donald Trump

Days after a report that Republican presidential hopeful Donald Trump planned to introduce Def Leppard at the band’s Iowa State Fair performance, members of the British group are saying, “Thanks, but no thanks.” Billboard reports that Def Leppard guitarist Vivian Campbell took to Facebook upon hearing the news. In his post, Campbell said Def Leppard… Read more »

New Kurt Cobain Photos Emerge Online

New photos of nirvana's first show

Kurt Cobain, the legendary frontman of the grunge rock act Nirvana, died 12 years before Twitter ever existed, but a user of the social media site has given fans the opportunity to travel back in time and see previously unreleased photos of the Seattle-based band’s first concert. Billboard reports that Seattle teen Maggie Poukkula unearthed… Read more »

Nicki Minaj Accused Of Playing The ‘Race Card’ As Twitter War Escalates

Nicki Minaj

Rapper Nicki Minaj was clearly disappointed when her video for “Anaconda” didn’t secure a nomination for MTV’s video of the year award. Minaj was nominated in three categories, Best Female Video, Best Collaboration, and Best Hip Hop video, but was unhappy that she wasn’t nominated in, arguably, the most important category. As a result Minaj… Read more »

‘Billboard’ Hot 100: Good News For Omi And The Weeknd

Omi

Omi’s summer hit “Cheerleader” once again tops Billboard‘s Hot 100. Billboard broke the news yesterday. “OMI’s ‘Cheerleader’ leads the Billboard Hot 100 for a second week. The reggae/pop song fends off The Weeknd’s ‘Can’t Feel My Face,’ which pushes to No. 2. Hot 100 Music Festival headliner The Weeknd additionally reaches the top 10 with… Read more »

U2 Proves The Critics Wrong With Incredible Box Office Results

U2

It seems that ever since U2 forced people to listen to their new album last September, there has been a huge backlash against the Irish band. Right before U2 started their tour, the Irish Times wondered why there were “so many” tickets left to see U2. “There may be no shows listed for the 15,000… Read more »

Maroon 5 Cancels China Tour Dates: Keyboardist’s Tweet To Blame?

Maroon 5

Maroon 5 has reportedly canceled multiple upcoming performances in China earlier this week. Us Weekly reports that the popular band led by singer Adam Levine officially cancelled two scheduled tour dates on Thursday, July 16. According to the report, the decision for Maroon 5 to back out of the previously scheduled performances might have something… Read more »

Zayn Malik Rejected By Cowell, Tempted By Vamps, McBusted, Union J

Simon Cowell officially let Zayn Malik go from his record label, but it is clear that Zayn Malik has many tempting offers.

The announcement on July 16 that Zayn Malik has been officially dropped by Simon Cowell’s contract deal via Syco/Sony should barely cause the pulse of Zayn fans to rise. This is especially true since Zayn Malik has received one enticing offer after another from top bands in the recent past. The Mirror reported on July… Read more »

One Direction: Three Signs A 2016 Tour Will Not Happen

One Direction is on tour, but three signs show it might be the last tour they do for awhile.

Fans that have not bought One Direction tickets for their 2015 On The Road Again tour may live to regret it. Unfortunately, there are at least three signs that One Direction will not tour in 2016 — and Louis Tomlinson’s rumored baby is not the only reason. Over the second week of July, the big… Read more »