So the rumors were true: Jack White, Red Hot Chili Peppers, Black Sabbath and the Black Keys are headlining Lollapalooza, Aug. 3-5. Also of note: The Shins, Passion Pit, At the Drive-In and Bassnectar. See the full lineup here.
The Chemical Brothers‘ will host a screening of their “Don’t Think” concert film on Friday at Coachella. See the trailer below:
The White Stripes are releasing a new live DVD, “Under New Zealand Lights,” taken from two shows in 2000 and 2003.
Legendary guitarist Ronnie Montrose‘s death has been ruled a suicide.
Under the headline “Madonna Stiffs,” music industry watchdog Bob Lefsetz writes: “The Super Bowl sells tickets, it does not sell albums. Not if you’re an ancient superstar dashing for cash. Oldsters just want to hear the hits, and youngsters…just don’t care. Madonna should have gone on the Home Shopping Network, like Lionel Richie, it would have helped her more.”