Lana Del Rey's two-night stint at Los Angeles' Hollywood Forever Cemetery on Oct. 16 and 17 seems particularly fitting given that her music was covered by the cast of American Horror Story: Freak Show this week.
Longtime Warner Music UK exec Peter Breeden has been promoted to chief financial officer, effective immediately. Breeden is taking over the position from Simon Robson, who is leaving to take the role of president, Warner Music Asia Pacific.
For Man Overboard, a tragedy in the life of vocalist/bassist Nik Bruzzese found the New Jersey band trading in electric for acoustic. “I have been throwing ideas around for another acoustic EP for a while now,” Bruzzese tells Billboard.
On the second episode of HBO’s Sonic Highways, Dave Grohl heads to America’s capital to hang with the likes of Ian MacKaye and Bad Brains. What came out of the sessions at nearby Arlington, Virginia's Inner Ear Studio was a punchy, classic Foos-sounding rocker called “The Feast and the Famine.”