Breaking Hanson News: Guitarist Isaac Hanson of the rock group Hanson has been hospitalized at Baylor University Hospital in Dallas, TX after last night’s performance. Isaac was complaining of severe pain in his shoulders and chest. He underwent several tests throughout the night and has been diagnosed with pulmonary embolism. (Which occurs when a blood clot in the extremities breaks away and travels to the lungs.) If you google pulmonary embolism, the following picture is now the #1 search result.
Rolling Stone: Jimmy Buffet is suing Six Flags, claiming the theme park’s “Carrothead Club” for Bugs Bunny younger fans infringes on Buffet’s geriatric “Parrothead” community.
Some people claim that there’s a Carrothead to blame
But I know, it’s not the Parrothead’s fault
AP: Masta P apologizes to House Panel (and to women in general) for past westside gangbangin’ lyrics. No longer will be singing “Bounce That Azz,” or “Bangin'”.
Rolling Stone interview clip with Britt Daniel and Jim Eno:
Rolling Stone: What’s the most rock star thing you’ve ever done?
Britt Daniel: Ten years ago in Salt Lake City I jumped offstage and knocked somebody on his ass during a song. I was wondering why he was at the show because he kept giving me the middle finger. It was a pretty small show and there weren’t a lot of people there, and I was like, “Hey, nuh-uh,” and he just kept doing it song after song. Finally he did it again and off we went.
Jim Eno: Britt jumped offstage, hit him, and then the crowd attacked the guy and dragged him out. And the rhythm section kept playing.
David Bowie/Target Men’s Look #1
Tiny Mix Tapes: The Forbes richest musicians list includes Bon Jovi. $67 in the shade.
aversion.com: The Libertines working on a “Best of” album that should blow everyone away with their 2-album catalog.
NME: Dude from Supergrass sleepwalks his way out of a window, breaks back.
Yahoo Music: If it has always been your dream that satellite radio will devote an entire station to playing non-stop Grateful Dead music, well, that dream just came true.
The Dead in 1985
Also on Yahoo: Amazon.com to launch music service in September. Said to offer songs in MP3 format and give consumers an alternative to iTunes.