Snoop Dogg is dead. Long live Snoop Lion. The Associated Press reports that after a trip to Jamaica earlier this year, the erstwhile rapper now claims he is “Bob Marley reincarnated.” His reggae album drops later this year. Its name: Reincarnated.
Coheed and Cambria have hopped on the back-to-back album release trend. The neo-proggers will release The Afterman in two installments: the first on Oct. 9 and the second in early 2013 (Antiquiet).
Speaking of trends, the organizers of the Austin City Limits Festival are looking to tack an extra weekend onto the whole shindig next year. Yup, just like Coachella.
Tom Waits could be touring. Or not.
And in the rock and roll version of the Darwin awards, a 22-year-old man fell down a 40-foot gorge in Saratoga Springs, NY, while trying to sneak into a Nickelback concert.