NEW ALBUM, TOUR FROM GOO GOO DOLLS
The Goo Goo Dolls are poised to have a very busy 2010. The “Iris” band just announced via press release that they will be releasing a new album sometime this year and that it will be titled Something For The Rest of Us. This is the follow-up to their 2006 record Let Love In, and will be their ninth studio album. The group is also heading out on a spring tour in support of the forthcoming release. It kicks off April 6th in Augusta, Georgia, and will wrap up May 16th in Peoria, Illinois. More information about the album will be released shortly, but in the meantime, head to www.GooGooDolls.com to see all the tour dates.
GAGA WANTS TO DO A 3-D CONCERT
Lady Gaga is one of the most innovative artists around when it comes to her live show, and it seems that she’s ready to bump it up yet another level. According to MTV News, a rep from her record label said that the “Bad Romance” singer is in “talks about a 3-D concert and DVD in the near future,” after her current Monster Ball tour wraps up. The rep didn’t give any details on what exactly a 3-D concert would entail, or when we might see it. Learn more at www.MTVNews.com.
LADY GAGA COMING TO ROCK BAND
MTV Games announced that a four pack of songs from Lady Gaga will be added next week to the Rock Band Music Store. The “Lady Gaga Pack” will include “Bad Romance,” “Just Dance,” “Monster” and “Poker Face,” and will be available for purchase as “Lady Gaga Pack 01,” as well as individual tracks on Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3, and as individual tracks only on Wii. Additionally, a special version of Gaga’s “Poker Face,” made famous by South Park’s “Eric Cartman,” will also be available in the Rock Band Music Store next week. The track first appeared in the “Whale Whores” episode which will re-air on Comedy Central on Tuesday at 9:30 PM.
THE SCRIPT WANT YOU AT FALLON
The Script are going to be performing on Tuesday on Late Night with Jimmy Fallon, and they want you to be at there. Head to www.TheScriptMusic.com now to enter for the chance to surround the stage while the band performs their smash hit “Breakeven.”
TRAIN’S “HEY, SOUL SISTER” USED IN COMMERCIAL
If you watched the Oscars on Sunday night, then you probably heard Train’s song “Hey, Soul Sister” multiple times. That’s because it’s being used in a commercial for Samsung, and the San Francisco band has posted it on their official Web site. Head to www.TrainLine.com to see it now.
TRAIN APPLICATION FOR iPHONE
Can’t get enough of Train’s current single “Hey, Soul Sister?” What about their classic hit “Drops of Jupiter?” Well now you can play both songs on the popular application for the iPhone and iPod Touch, Tap Tap Revenge 3. And not only that, but if you’re one of the high scorers, you’ll be entered for a chance to win a signed ukulele from the band! Learn more at www.TrainLine.com
ROB THOMAS SPEAKS ON TIGER WOODS
Rob Thomas has spoken out about what’s going on with Tiger Woods, and apparently, he couldn’t care less. The matchbox twenty frontman wrote on his Twitter that he doesn’t know why the golfer would “owe America an apology” and he doesn’t care who Tiger goes to bed with – but he didn’t say it quite in those words. Read the unedited version of what Rob had to say at www.Twitter.com/ThisIsRobThomas.
TAYLOR SWIFT TAKES OVER iPHONE
Big Machine Records released a free Taylor Swift iPhone application this week. The program includes exclusive news, music, videos, photos, and more. Fans are also updated as soon as Taylor sends a new tweet. Get it now at iTunes.
THE FRAY WANT TO TAKE YOU LONDON
The Fray and MySpace Karaoke want you to post a video of yourself singing the Denver band’s hit song “Syndicate.” If they like it, you and a friend could win the chance to fly to London, meet the group, and see them perform live. Learn more at www.TheFray.net or www.MySpace.com/Karaoke.
PUSSYCAT DOLL FOUNDER SPEAKS
Pussycat Dolls founder Robin Antin has finally spoken out about the future of the group. She told PerezHilton.com that the group will still exist with Nicole Scherzinger remaining as the lead singer, but that she is replacing the other girls because they are “ready to begin artistic journeys of their own.” Read the whole statement at www.PerezHilton.com.
LINKIN PARK OPEN THEIR ARCHIVES
On March 17th, Linkin Park will open their archives, offering fans over 100 professional live concert recordings from 2007-2009. The LP Archives will be available at www.Downloads.LinkinPark.com and each concert will cost $9.99, with bundle deals also available.