FYI: Katy Perry’s ‘Roar’ Cover, Robin Thicke’s Gospel Album

August 9, 2013 By:
FYI: Katy Perry’s ‘Roar’ Cover, Robin Thicke’s Gospel Album

Soundgarden frontman Chris Cornell is going on tour starting mid-October. Get ready, America. (Rolling Stone)

Cage the Elephant have a new single called “Come a Little Closer.” You should forget everything you know about Cage the Elephant before listening to it. (Rolling Stone)

Amidst a massive promotional campaign for her forthcoming LP, PRISM, Katy Perry has unveiled the cover art for her new single, “Roar.” (Idolator)

On the subject of new singles, you can now hear Earl Sweatshirt’s new, Pharrell-produced tune, “Burgundy.” (XXL)

CBGB, the biopic recreating mega-acts like Blondie, Talking Heads and the Ramones, is not impressing too many people. (Consequence of Sound)

Notoriously angry DJ Deadmau5 doesn’t like Lady Gaga’s new NSFW video. He complained about it on Twitter. (NME)

Funny story: Back in 1975, Aerosmith wrote “Walk This Way” while waiting for an order of cocaine to arrive. (NME)

Robin Thicke doesn’t know what he’s going to do with himself after putting out the single of the summer. Maybe a gospel album? (Billboard)

Cee Lo Green really wanted Eminem to jump on Goodie Mob's new track “White Power,” but it didn’t work out. He describes the track as “a black perspective on white power.” (MTV)

The Avett Brothersnew album will be produced by the one and only Rick Rubin. The first single already premiered. Expect magical things from the rest. (The Hollywood Reporter)