Joe Perry had some harsh words for Aerosmith fronter Steven Tyler in a recent interview. Speaking with Guitar International, the guitarist said that Tyler has become a diva. "Steve has become more driven and hungry for acceptance and fame than he was in the 70s or even the early 80s," Perry began.
Former Journey singer Steve Perry showed up at the San Francisco Giants playoff game on October 6 to lead the crowd through "Don't Stop Believin'." The song wasn't enough to lift the Giants over the visiting Washington Nationals. Speaking on his relationship with the Giants, Perry has previously said he's got a strong connection to the team.
Jessie J has released "Masterpiece" and "Ain't Been Done" - two new singles from her upcoming record Sweet Talker. According to Music Times, the cuts are fresh ones from Jess' third release. "'Ain't Been Done'" is the album's opening track, kicking things off with a monster beat and a bright . . . while 'Masterpiece' is a . . . ballad based around piano, electronic beats."
Miley Cyrus' MTV Video Music Awards date was sentenced to six months in jail on Tuesday, October 7. Cyrus attended the 2014 VMAs with Jesse Helt, 22, whom she met through My Friend's Place, a shelter for homeless young people in Los Angeles, where Helt was living at the time. He has been sentenced to six months (with credit received for 57 days served) for breaking probation.
Tim McGraw, Miranda Lambert and Blake Shelton have been confirmed for the 2015 Stagecoach Country Music Festival held in Indio, California from April 24-26. McGraw headlines the first night, Friday, while Lambert assumes closing duties the following night. Blake shuts down the festival on Sunday night.
NBC has announced that Taylor Swift is an official member of its cast for The Voice. The network said that T-Swift will be a "key adviser" during the show's Knockout Rounds. Swift joins regular members Pharrell Williams, Gwen Stefani, Blake Shelton and Adam Levine in the role that was filled by Coldplay's Chris Martin last season.