MUSIC, ROCK

Deer Tick performs The Dream’s in the Ditch and Pot of Gold LIVE

John McCauley, Rhode Island native and Deer Tick frontman, had completed a nationwide solo tour by the time he turned 19. However, the self-taught guitar, drum and piano player couldn’t stay alone for long. Cue the formation of Deer Tick … Continued

HIP-HOP/R&B, MUSIC

Nelly performs Hot in Herre LIVE at SiriusXM

SiriusXM The Heat is known for spinning today’s hottest R&B hits – airing 24/7 and commercial free, of course. This week, though, hip-hop superstar Nelly turned back the clock with a live performance of his 2002 chart-topper, Hot in Herre. … Continued

ENTERTAINMENT, MOVIES

Michael Polish’s first impression of wife Kate Bosworth: ‘I’m gonna marry that girl’

Kate Bosworth and Michael Polish, who met on the set of their movie Big Sur, may be the exception to the rule that all director-actress Hollywood romances are fleeting. The newlyweds stopped by SiriusXM Stars to chat about the challenges the couple … Continued

COUNTDOWNS, MUSIC

SiriusXM U: Download 15 Countdown (10/28/13)

Polica jumps to number two this week on SiriusXM U‘s Download 15 with their single Chain My Name, surpassed only by countdown veterans Arcade Fire who’s Afterlife, off newly released album Reflektor, has killed the competition. 15. DISMEMBERMENT PLAN – DADDY … Continued

COUNTDOWNS, MUSIC, ROCK

LIQUID METAL: The Devil’s Dozen (10/18/13)

Death Angel shreds the Devil’s Dozen Countdown on SiriusXM Liquid Metal yet again with their hit, The Dream Calls For Blood, seizing the top spot for a second week in a row. Blood seems to be a common theme in this … Continued

MUSIC

In honor of ‘Pearl Jam Week,’ live covers by Willie Nelson and Gaslight Anthem

Over 23 years in the business, and Pearl Jam can still take over an entire month. Since releasing Lightning Bolt and embarking on their two-leg, 24 date North American tour, Pearl Jam has been everywhere. In October alone, the band has played … Continued

COUNTDOWNS, MUSIC

ALT NATION: Alt 18 Countdown (10/28/13)

We can’t stop strumming our air guitars along to Cage the Elephant’s Come A Little Closer – which would explain why they’ve snagged the top spot this week on Alt Nation. Following closely behind is Chvrches with The Mother We Share … Continued

NEWS AND ISSUES, POLITICS

Grover Norquist would critique Sen. Ted Cruz’s strategy – if he could find it

The claws came out on Stand Up! with Pete Dominick Monday when guest Grover Norquist, President of Americans for Tax Reform, took a shot at Sen. Ted Cruz’s (R-TX) Obamacare strategy: I’ve never had a criticism of Ted Cruz’s strategy because … Continued

ENTERTAINMENT, TV

30 Rock all business, no party, says Judah Friedlander

On a show like 30 Rock with a boss like Tina Fey, you’d think the set wouldn’t be anything other than a non-stop goof fest. You know, a laugh-every-30-seconds-with-your-hilarious-and-famous-co-workers kind of deal. Surprisingly, Judah Friedlander says it was just the … Continued

ENTERTAINMENT, TV

Sway’s first white friend: Ron Howard

What did a young Sway Calloway, living in Oakland on welfare, and a six-year-old Ron Howard have in common back in the 1970s? Quite a bit actually “He was my first white friend!,” Sway revealed as he welcomed a grown … Continued