Lars Ulrich was put between a rock and a hard place in a recent interview when he was asked not only if the band's critically divided 'St. Anger' record was the group's worst, but why the drum sound was 'abysmal'.
Van Halen's highly anticipated new album is tentatively scheduled to drop sometime this fall and members of other rock bands who have been fortunate enough to hear the record, are hailing it as a true return to form.
Nicki Minaj was involved in a verbal altercation with a man later confirmed to be her assistant at the Palomar Hotel in Dallas, TX July 11 and later rumored to have been struck by him in her hotel room.
Bass player Michael Todd was arrested for robbing a pharmacy in demand of getting painkillers and caught by police while en route to the Comcast Center in which the band was tapped to open for Soundgarden that evening.
The hip hop phenom has revealed that he's completely finished his forthcoming record, which he confirms to hit stores August 29th and has said he will release a new mixtape shortly after to apologize for the long wait.
The former sitcom star turned touring madman has announced that he will make an appearance August 13th at the clowns' annual music festival, which also features Ice Cube, Busta Rhymes, Flavor Flav and more.