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PropertyOfZack has confirmed that Jonny Craig tried out for The Voice but did not advance into the competition because of his background check and that he was "too controversial."
Drew Beringer on 03/15/13 - 03:13 PM
This week in the "Chris Brown flips out in a parking lot" category, we bring you a video that recently surfaced of the R&B singer going after a valet over a $10 charge. Watch the video over at Rolling Stone.
Chris Collum on 03/07/13 - 01:16 PM
James Murphy (LCD Soundsystem) is suing DFA Records co-founder Tim Goldsworthy.
In a lawsuit, DFA accuses Goldsworthy of failing to perform services he was paid for, owing outstanding loans, improperly using the company credit card and making unauthorized withdrawals from its bank accounts.
Drew Beringer on 03/04/13 - 09:30 AM
Daniel, who has been touring with New Years Day for the past year, has posted a blog outlining some of his experiences on tour with Blood on the Dance Floor. As you may expect, it did not go well.
Let me remind you guys of something here. Throughout this entire year of touring with BOTDF, everyone who toured with them knows what that man does. Everyone knows how/who he is. But everyone is too scared of him to do a thing about it. Iíve had countless fans come up to me and tell me how rude he was and how creepy he was with them. Iíve seen many girls who were not of age with him and eventually on the bus with him. Iíve seen him treat his entire crew and band like animals. Iíve seen him...
Jason Tate on 02/27/13 - 11:00 AM
Donald Trump is threatening to sue Mac Miller for using his name in his song "Donald Trump."

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Keagan Ilvonen on 02/01/13 - 06:42 AM
After celebrating his 37th birthday last night, Rick Ross crashed his Rolls-Royce while avoiding gunfire in an attempted drive-by shooting.
Drew Beringer on 01/28/13 - 02:29 PM
Apparently a fight broke out between Chris Brown and Frank Ocean at an LA studio last night over a parking spot. Both parties are accusing the other of starting the altercation, but Frank ended up being the one to stay around and talk to the cops. We'll keep you updated as new info arises. In other news, it looks like Frank is performing at The Grammys.
Keagan Ilvonen on 01/28/13 - 10:05 AM
Update #2: The promoter for Rockettown has spoken out and addressed the situation as false.

Update: Apparently it was a member of security that jumped Michael.

Tonight, Michael Barr from Volumes was jumped at the Nashville venue Rockettown. Apparently he dedicated a song to a gay friend which didn't go over well.

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Keagan Ilvonen on 01/26/13 - 10:15 PM
Chief Keef is being sued for child support... by a girl who's still in middle school.

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Keagan Ilvonen on 01/22/13 - 12:36 AM
Glee seems to have directly ripped off Jonathan Coulton's cover of "Baby Got Back," without asking him.
Jason Tate on 01/18/13 - 11:41 AM
Apparently, the singer of The Scenic is using the band's name to release a new album. Founder of the band, Frank Romantino isn't okay with this.
From FrankI'm embarrassed that I even have to write this but I have no choice. Let me start of by saying I created The Scenic in 2006 in my basement with a group of friends. In 2008 Jeremy joined the band as the new singer, I reached out to Victory and got us a record deal. The Scenic was a BAND!!! Everyone was involved with the song writing and anyone claiming to write the songs by themselves is blatantly lying. It's a fact that no one has been in The Scenic longer than me ( I was in it from the very beginning to the very end). I don't think...
Keagan Ilvonen on 01/16/13 - 08:01 AM
Did American Idol winner Phillip Phillips rip off Field Days (ex-Paper Rival) with his hit "Home?" Head to the replies to compare and you be the judge.

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Keagan Ilvonen on 01/11/13 - 09:50 AM
Ronnie Radke of Falling In Reverse apologizes for something, there's a video in the replies -- and I don't give enough fucks to do anything besides post this. All I want for Christmas is for this band to break up.

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Jason Tate on 11/19/12 - 12:08 PM
Pentimento's new record was supposed to be released via Paper + Plastick Records/Black Numbers tomorrow, but it seems Panic Records has removed their songs from YouTube channel due to copyright issues, making us uncertain what to expect. The band will be announcing more details about the album's release tomorrow at 1PM EST.
Ryan Gardner on 11/12/12 - 01:01 PM
A video response from Sumerian Records about the Ronnie Radke/I See Stars "incident," can be found in the replies. I remember when band drama was between good bands ... there won't be any "mics are for singing" shirts about this bullshit.

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Jason Tate on 11/12/12 - 11:13 AM
Matt Nathanson has accused Taylor Swift of stealing one of his lyrics.

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Drew Beringer on 11/07/12 - 11:13 AM
Update: Now I See Stars are claiming that Radke is lying. Let the games begin.

Falling In Reverse has kicked I See Stars off the The Thug In Me Is You tour. You can read an official statement from Ronnie Radke in the replies.
Drew Beringer on 11/02/12 - 05:15 PM
Skrillex and Ellie Goulding have broken up. Yet, somehow I was still able to get up out of bed this morning.
Drew Beringer on 10/30/12 - 12:58 PM
Deryck Whibley (Sum 41) and his girlfriend dressed up as Avril Lavigne and Chad Kroeger for Halloween. The hilarity doesn't end there however, as Kroeger countered with a pretty sick burn.

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Drew Beringer on 10/29/12 - 11:29 AM
Nelly was busted at Texas checkpoint with weed, heroin, and a loaded gun. The same exact one Fiona Apple just got in trouble with for having hash.

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Keagan Ilvonen on 10/12/12 - 12:07 AM
A video of the incident that led to Ronnie Radke being arrested for tossing mic stands into a crowd and injuring people, can be found in the replies.
Jason Tate on 10/01/12 - 03:20 PM
After leaking their major label debut last night due to Epic/Columbia records telling the band they would be releasing the album sometime next year, Death Grips' website has been pulled.
Keagan Ilvonen on 10/01/12 - 02:07 PM
Looks like Jonny Craig is up to no good again. Why do people keep giving him chances in life again?

Edit: Jonny says that he won't be at any more dates on the All-Stars tour, and Dance Gavin Dance will perform as Secret Band for the remaining shows. Whatever happened apparently was not drug related.

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Keagan Ilvonen on 08/12/12 - 07:57 AM
MC Chris kicked a fan out of his show in Philly last Tuesday (7/17) over a tweet about the opening act. Then after the incident spread like wildfire over the internet throughout Wednesday, he released a not so sincere apology which you can watch in the replies.

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Keagan Ilvonen on 07/24/12 - 05:29 AM
Lambgoat has a great story today, telling the tale of a hardcore band named Vice (from New York) and another, newer hardcore band named Vice (from Ohio). The New York Vice wants the Ohio Vice to change their name - the Ohio Vice is not amused. Read the laughable exchange between band members here.
Thomas Nassiff on 07/23/12 - 01:21 PM
A$AP Rocky continues the drama with Spaceghost Purrp by telling him to "stick to making beats".
Dre Okorley on 07/03/12 - 04:33 PM
Chris Brown has released a "diss track" aimed at Drake and the nightclub brawl where Brown got hit with a champagne bottle. You can stream it in the replies.

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Thomas Nassiff on 07/01/12 - 01:40 PM
The Black Keys are not exactly happy with Home Depot and Pizza Hut using their music without their permission.

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Jason Tate on 06/22/12 - 03:08 PM
It looks like Drake and Chris Brown might have gotten into a fist fight last night. It seems as though it was about Rihanna. It seems as though Chris Brown took a champagne bottle to the chin.
Thomas Nassiff on 06/14/12 - 10:08 AM
The Dangerous Summer have dropped off their Australian tour with Tonight Alive. Singer AJ Perdomo says it's because Tonight Alive "emailed us two weeks before the tour saying they couldn't afford the original offer."
Thomas Nassiff on 05/10/12 - 11:43 AM
Every Avenue frontman Dave Strauchman was arrested last night in Nashville but then released from jail one day later. Looking at his Twitter profile picture is worth the mouse clicks. We'll try to get a message from the band.
Thomas Nassiff on 05/10/12 - 09:57 AM
Courtney Love's feud with The Muppets still burns. She went on a rant via twitter/facebook (even attacking Jason Segel). The cliff note version can be found here. She makes Jonny Craig look sane.

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Jason Tate on 04/09/12 - 10:33 AM
The Naked and Famous recently wrote a blog about Machine Gun Kelly sampling their song "Young Blood." It has since been deleted, but with a little cache magic you can see it here. Machine Gun Kelly responded on twitter.

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Jason Tate on 03/28/12 - 11:35 AM
According to a Falling in Reverse fansite, claiming to have a direct twitter message from Ronnie: they have "fired" their bass player Mika from the band because "he doesn't know how to tune his bass and he's an asshole."
Jason Tate on 01/05/12 - 11:27 PM
Seems like there's an issue between Bamboozle's John D. and the owner of the Asbury Lanes.
Additional Quote"When I speak about the Asbury Lanes, its going to be in a very public forum and I will promise, it will be well worth everyones time reading."

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Dre Okorley on 01/02/12 - 09:15 AM
Norma Jean's singer, Cory Brandan, had some very strong opinions on illegal downloading via twitter yesterday.
QuoteAnyone that has ever downloaded a NJ record. You owe me money. I hope you had enough money today to buy your family groceries...I mean "for free" of course. Ya knowÖ illegally. Stolen. Theft. Donít get your feeling hurt. Itís ok if you steal from me. Anything else I can do for free for you? Spoiled brats! Itís about time someone got pissed about this! I hope you guys know what it feels like to have thousands of dollars stolen from you only to be told you have a an attitude about it. BTW! I appreciate and LOVE all of you that have supported us over the years. I hope you are...
Dre Okorley on 12/22/11 - 09:35 AM
A fight broke out during Every Time I Die's Christmas show in Buffalo between venue security, band members, and the fans. The incident occurred when frontman Keith Buckley invited audience members on-stage for the final song. Footage can be seen in the replies.

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Dre Okorley on 12/18/11 - 10:16 AM
A Day To Remember are suing Victory Records. Originally reported on The Gunz Show, the court documents surrounding the suit can be viewed here.

Update 2:
A Day to Remember responds.
Statement from the BandA Day To Remember would like to make it clear that they did not announce nor seek any attention regarding their ongoing suit with Victory Records. This information has been public record since May of 2011 and they have no intention of speaking publicly or disparagingly regarding their disagreement with Victory. A Day To Remember will continue to release music for their fans and are looking forward to touring in 2012.


Update: Victory Records has released a statement.
Statement...
Christian Wagner on 12/14/11 - 08:17 PM
Jonny Craig is at the center of some drama again. This time a bunch of emails leaked on a website normally known to leak nudes. It's awkward. It's uncomfortable. The linked page is safe for work, but if you venture anywhere from the homepage, it's not. The gist is that Jonny is unhappy, thinking of quitting music, and needs money. I usually leave these kinds of stories up to the visitors if I post - and seeing as it's all over our newsqueue, it looks like the readers were clamoring for the story.
Jason Tate on 12/14/11 - 12:08 PM
Bayside address an incident that occurred at a recent show in South Carolina, where an alleged fight broke out.
Quote"We want to make it clear that Anthony and Bayside's role in the incident in South Carolina is being blown way out of proportion. There was no "fight", certainly no one was "jumped" and no one in Bayside ever even punched anyone. We urge you to take anything you hear with a grain of salt and understand that there are two sides to every story."
Dre Okorley on 11/11/11 - 11:47 PM
Indiestar is reporting that Jonny Craig has been released from prison ďby order of the judge through Californiaís drug diversion program. Upon his release, Mr. Craig is court ordered to complete time in drug rehab."
Jason Tate on 11/01/11 - 12:19 PM
The FBI has taken Insane Clown Posse's numerous attacks into consideration and thus added face painted "family" members to its 2011 National Gang Assessment.

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Dre Okorley on 10/29/11 - 06:30 PM
Someone who is pretending to be Astronautalis says the artist will be performing near the Brooklyn Bowl for CMJ.

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Dre Okorley on 10/22/11 - 08:16 PM
Jonny Craig (Dance Gavin Dance) is due in court tomorrow on 2 counts of illegal drug use, 2 counts of possession of narcotics, and 1 count of failure to appear.

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Sean Rizzo on 10/20/11 - 02:37 PM
Bring Me The Horizon vocalist Oli Sykes has responded to the recent murder plot incident.
QuoteI woke up to the news in LA, and didnít really believe it at first. It's very unsettling. I'm aware that people have used my identity for pranks and whatever, which has always been something that's been uncomfortable for me, but for something like this to happen is terrifying. My heart goes out to Maricar and hope she recovers soon. I would also urge anyone using social networking sites about a really great foundation called the Carly Ryan foundation. Carly suffered a fate worse even worse than this case but the story isnít worlds apart. The foundation was set up to raise awareness and educate...
Dre Okorley on 10/06/11 - 05:52 PM
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