February 2, 2012


News Notes: Courtney Love Not Animal Lover & More

Ian Gavan
Ian Gavan

Courtney Love Not an Animal Lover: Newly unearthed court documents allege Love's drug problems led to the death of two of her daughter's pets. Lesson: Never leave pets around Courtney Love. [NME]

Kanye to Film in Middle East?: The rapper sent reps to the Persian Gulf to scout spots for a new short film. Too. Many. Jokes. [NY Observer

Neil Young to Play with Crazy Horse at McCartney Concert: The singer-songwriter will reunite with band after eight years to perform at a gala honoring the former Beatle. [Rolling Stone]

Did Elvis' Daughter Approve Biopic?: The reclusive Lisa Marie Presley hasn't been digging any Elvis films, so she might make one of her own. [Billboard]

Mitt Romney Uses Unauthorized K'Naan Song: The presidential candidate has been ordered to stop using the Somalian-Canadian rapper's "Wavin' Flag." This is becoming an epidemic, people. [HipHopDX]

Macy Gray to Cover Kanye, Metallica: The R&B singer goes rock and hip hop with upcoming covers album featuring noted crooner and Avon Barksdale frienemy Stringer Bell. [Billboard

Incubus, Marylin Manson, Rob Zombie Headline Rock on the Range: The annual Ohio concert gets some heavy names. Nice work, Columbus! [Pollstar]