Pollstar recently phoned up Nina Persson to talk to The Cardigans frontwoman about her debut solo album, Animal Heart. We chatted with the Swedish singer/songwriter in between tour stops as she chilled out in a “strange suburb” before her next show.
Depending on who’s talking, Mexico’s “Hell & Heaven Metal Fest” scheduled for next weekend and featuring Guns N’ Roses, KISS, Korn, Rob Zombie and others has been canceled or going on as planned.
Irish promoter MCD is set to appeal the euro 75,000 the Dublin High Court awarded a young woman whose arm became impaled on a spike when she climbed a gate at Slane Park following an Oasis concert in 2009.
Boston’s “Heaven On Earth” tour is shaping up to be a summer road trip with select dates including The Doobie Brothers, 38 Special and Cheap Trick. More after the jump.
Mysteryland wasn’t the only New York-area EDM festival that announced its Memorial Day weekend lineup this week. Electric Daisy Carnival’s 2014 New York roster is here, featuring Bassnectar, Tiësto, Swedish House Mafia’s Steve Angello, Calvin Harris and more.
Global Citizen Tickets, rolled out in North America last year by Pearl Jam manager Kelly Curtis and The Global Poverty Project CEO Hugh Evans, has arrived in Australia.
There’s no stopping Dave Mason as the Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame inductee / Traffic co-founder announces an upcoming album filled with new recordings of his classic songs and a tour to go with it.
The self-proclaimed “world’s longest-running electronic music festival” unveils the lineup for its U.S. debut, announcing headliner Kaskade along with Steve Aoki, Nicky Romero, Moby, Dimitri Vegas & Like Mike and more at the site of the original Woodstock on Memorial weekend.
There appears to be another arcane world record in Grand Rapids, this time for the most people wearing sunglasses at night. Gilda’s LaughFest kicked off Thursday with an effort to break the sunglasses record.
A woman found sleeping in a bedroom of an Atlanta-area home rented by pop star Justin Bieber told officers that she had come to the house for the singer’s birthday party and realized she was too late for it, according to a police report.
The man once lauded as “Japan’s Beethoven” bowed repeatedly and apologized Friday at his first media appearance since it was revealed last month that his famed musical compositions were ghostwritten and he wasn’t completely deaf.
The Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo has honored country star Reba McIntire with an annual scholarship to be given in her name.
Police video of Justin Bieber giving a urine sample for a drug test after his arrest on driving under the influence and other charges was released by prosecutors Thursday, with sensitive portions blacked out as ordered by a judge.
Buncombe County’s board of commissioners has approved funding for the electronic music conference Moogfest. The board agreed to provide $90,000 for the meeting in Asheville. The Asheville City Council voted last month to provide $40,000, plus support valued at $50,000.