One of the most bizarre stories of the day is AC / DC drummer Phil Rudd was charged with attempting to have two men killed in New Zealand. He was also charged with possession of drugs. If convicted, he could face 10 years in jail. UPDATE: Rudd's attempted murder plot charge has been dropped. He is still being charged with possession of drugs.
Azealia Banks surprised fans on Thursday when she released her long awaited debut, Broke with Expensive Taste. The record was originally supposed to arrive in 2012.
Speaking to NME, Dave Grohl has confessed that he would love to make another record with Them Crooked Vultures, the band that featured him, Josh Homme, and John Paul Jones. Grohl said, ""I would love to make another Vultures record. I think our biggest hurdle is just a logistic one, that the three of us are all pretty busy."
Murder By Death will release their new album, Big Dark Love in February.
After expanding to Brazil, Chile, Argentina, Lollapalooza will now be headed to Berlin, Germany starting next September. The festival will also continue it's North American base in Chicago.
Manic Street Preachers will celebrate the 20th anniversary of their landmark album, The Holy Bible, this December with a massive reissue. The 20th anniversary edition will feature the remastered US and UK versions of the album, B-Sides, Demos, and a DVD.