August 16, 2012


News Notes: Drake and Chris Brown Sued Over Nightclub Brawl

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Drake and Chris Brown Served
Entertainment Enterprises, a company with alleged ties to the NYC nightclub where Drizzy and Breezy got in that scuffle, is suing the two rappers/singers for doing nothing to stop the fight earlier this year. Oh, didn't know you could sue for that. [Billboard]

Black Hole Silence No More
Soundgarden has confirmed that their comeback album will be released in November, guitarist Kim Thayil promising it will be "a little weird." [NME]

It's a Dirty Job, But Someone Had to Do It
Sorry, Carly RaeFlo Rida has officially knocked you off your nine-week No. 1 reign as "Whistle" takes the top spot on the Billboard Hot 100. [Billboard]

Elton John Guitarist Dead
Bob Birch, a long-time member of Elton John's band, was found dead in his L.A. home of an apparent suicide earlier this week. He was 56. [HuffPo]

Talk About a "Panic Switch"
Silversun Pickups have issued a cease-and-desist to the Romney camp for its use of the band's single at recent campaign events. Singer/guitarist Brian Aubert said in a release, "We're nice, approachable people. We won't bite. Unless you're Mitt Romney!" [Billboard]

Justin Bieber and Selena Gomez are Phish Heads?
Apparently. The two were spotted hanging with the jam band at the group's Long Beach show earlier this week. [THR]