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by (@McBeardo)

Roll With the Changes: Ranking Rock’s Top 10 Replacement Lead Singers

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For most bands, the prospect of losing a lead singer seems catastrophic. The role is referred to as “frontman” for a reason: the main vocalist is the very voice and face of the entire group, putting his (or her) own personality out on the furthest edge of the stage, directly engaging audiences with self-created words and movements.

With that in mind, just try to imagine the Rolling Stones without Mick Jagger, Led Zeppelin without Robert Plant, or the Who without Roger Daltrey. They would simply no longer be the Stones, Zep, or the Who. Other music outfits, however, have faced down the prospect of soldiering on after their lead singer departs. Some have actually emerged from the ashes bigger, bolder, and more popular than they’d been in their original incarnations. It’s a rare occurrence, but when it happens, rock history gets made.
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by (@hernameislex)

Fall In Love With Ed Sheeran Even More By Watching Him Sing In This ‘Sesame Street’ Music Video

Ed Sheeran is fronting a new band, and among its members are Elmo, the Cookie Monster, and Grover. Yes, it’s April Fool’s Day. No, your eyes do not deceive you. That is most definitely Ed Sheeran in that Sesame Street music video for “Two Different Worlds,” and no, we’re not surprised he did such a thing because he has a heart of gold, so of course Sesame Street would want him to sing and play guitar in one of their videos.

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by (@hernameislex)

Beyonce + Rihanna Kept A Cool Distance From One Another At Jay Z’s TIDAL Launch

Beyonce and Rihanna were among those present at Jay Z‘s star-studded TIDAL launch on Monday. The two stood as far away from one another as possible on the stage, posing for an obligatory press photo that’s about as uncomfortable as farting during a sex scene. What’s going on with them? The Gossip Table has the dish.

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by (@JordanRuntagh)

He Got Served! Watch Tyga Get Subpoena’d At His Own Sneaker Event

April Fools! But not really. Tyga was probably feeling pretty good during the launch of his L.A. Gear sneaker line at Shiekh Shoes in Hollywood yesterday. But then a dude came in and gave him a subpoena in the middle of the party, and that kind of killed the mood! The best part? The process server bought two pairs of the new kicks, and waited two hours in line to have them autographed by Tyga himself. He even got a selfie with the rapper before handing over his papers. TMZ got the whole thing on video, so praise the prank gods!

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by (@JordanRuntagh)

Selena Gomez Thought That Justin Bieber’s Roast Was “Disgusting And Gross”

It’s safe to say that Selena Gomez was not a fan of Comedy Central’s Roast of Justin Bieber. Which is kind of weird, because we assume she’d LOVE to watch her ex-boyfriend get ripped apart by celebrities and professional comedians on national television. But clearly she has higher principles than we do, because sources close Gomez claim that she found the program “disgusting and gross.”

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by (@JordanRuntagh)

Vince Neil Can’t Sing The National Anthem, But He Sang It Anyway—And It’s Amazing

We’ve already offered you the most rockin’ versions of our beloved National Anthem, and now Vince Neil has made his own very special addition to the list. The Motley Crue singer recently made an appearance at a Las Vegas Outlaws football game, where he was tapped to salute the stars and stripes. Considering he’s part owner of the team, it probably seemed like a good idea, right? Ehhh, maybe not.

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