Billboard Bits: Courtney Love, Gavin Rossdale, Regina Spektor, Adam Ant and more
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Courtney Love claims she slept with Gavin Rossdale even though he was already with Gwen Stefani, US Magazine reports. Love revealed the details of her affair with Rossdale on the Howard Stern Show on Monday.
Regina Spektor has recorded a version of Radiohead's "No Surprises" and is donating the proceeds from its sales to Doctors Without Borders. The track, recorded live at New York's Irving Plaza, went on sale today at the iTunes Music Store.
Green Day can add Broadway moguls to their list of accomplishments, as the band's "American Idiot" musical debuted at the top of the box office heap its first full week of production.
Post-punk British musician Adam Ant has emerged from a nearly 15-year hiatus, is recording an album of new material and has been performing unannounced guerilla gigs around London. The Quietus sat him down for an extensive, unhinged interview.
Shepard Fairey, the street artist whose iconic Barack Obama poster now hangs in the National Gallery, has created two murals which will permanently adorn the walls of the Brooklyn rock club Music Hall of Williamsburg. The instillation is part of the lead up to Fairey's New York solo exhibition next month.