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Elizabeth Goodman

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  • "Kurt Cobain About A Son": Exclusive Photos and Music

    The much-anticipated Nirvana doc Kurt Cobain About A Son hits theaters next month, but you can get a sneak peek right here with this photo gallery of movie stills and archival shots of the band by Charles Peterson. The documentary combines images of Cobain's old Washington State stomping grounds with never-before-heard interviews conducted by journalist […]

    • TV & Movies
  • Will.i.am On Working With Michael Jackson: "We're Taking It Day By Day"

    As you're reading this, Black Eyed Pea and producer to the stars Will.i.am is locked away in a New York City recording studio working with Michael Jackson on the Gloved One's highly anticipated comeback album. Last week, we reported that Jackson is in town plotting his return, and now as Will.i.am's solo album Songs About […]

    • Music
  • Mastodon's Brent Hinds' VMAs Head Injury Due to Fight With System of a Down Bassist

    The head injury Mastodon guitarist Brent Hinds suffered MTV's Video Music Awards weekend appears to have been caused by an altercation between Hinds, System of a Down bassist Shavo Odadjian and musician William Hudson. Initial reports indicated Hinds was jumped, but hotel-security footage and eyewitness reports now reveal that the singer was drunk when he […]

    • Music
  • Jay-Z Returns to His Roots For "American Gangster"-Inspired New Album

    On November 6th, Jay-Z will release a new album inspired by the forthcoming Denzel Washington and Russell Crowe movie American Gangster, meaning he has now un-retired twice. The MC/label head, who declared he was quitting the game after releasing 2003's The Black Album, says he found inspiration to pen tracks after watching the film, which […]

    • Music
  • Breaking Artist: Jose Gonzalez

    Who: A microbiologist turned rocker from Sweden who was planning a career in academics or pharmaceuticals until he released his first album, 2005's Veneer, and found fame with a cover of the Knife's "Heartbeats" on a TV commercial and The O.C. Sounds Like: Jose Gonzalez's music instantly recalls other mellow introspective folk-rockers like Elliott Smith […]

    • Music
  • Michael Jackson Comeback Tracker: Super-Amazing Album in the Works, Says Source

    Michael Jackson is plotting a very serious return to the music industry, the Chicago Sun-Times reports. "This is something Michael is carefully planning. I think the album is going to be amazing," a source told the paper. "From what I've heard, it will be as big as Thriller — and yet will take his music […]

    • Music
  • Backstage With Interpol at Madison Square Garden

    Friday night, a trio of New York acts known for playing small clubs all graduated to the biggest venue in the city: Madison Square Garden. Rock Daily tagged along as Interpol rested up and soundchecked before the show (Cat Power and the Liars completed the night's lineup), and snapped photos of things like the band's […]

    • Music
  • Michael Stipe Reveals R.E.M. Has Had "Tough Ten Years"

    On Friday, Michael Stipe appeared on Jane Pratt's SIRIUS show Jane Radio and discussed R.E.M.'s well-hidden decade-year struggle to communicate with each other. (Don't fear, R.E.M. die-hards: Stipe also chatted about how the band's March album is bringing them closer than ever). "It's been a really tough ten years for us," Stipe revealed. "We were […]

    • Music
  • Dave Grohl Speaks Out About Kurt Cobain and Courtney Love-Inspired Track

    Dave Grohl hasn't tried to hide his distaste for Courtney Love over the years: In 2002, he and Krist Novoselic filed a legal motion compelling Kurt Cobain's widow to undergo a psychiatric evaluation as they all battled over the rights to unreleased Nirvana music (he also called her an "ugly fucking bitch" at a show). […]

    • Music
  • Shady Will Be Back Soon: Eminem Working on New Album

    Eminem is (finally) working on a new album. The Detroit rapper called New York's Hot 97 radio station yesterday while 50 Cent was being interviewed and revealed that he does have a new project in the works. "I'm always working — I'm always in the studio," he said. "It feels good right now, the energy […]

    • Music