Billboard Bits: Hackers Take Over Amy Winehouse's Site, Black Veil Brides to Rejoin Warped Tour

Amy Winehouse performs live on stage at Pacha as part of Summer Soul Festival on January 9, 2011 in Florianopolis, Brazil.

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Hackers Take Over Amy Winehouse's Site
It looks like Amy Winehouse has no swag, at least according to Swagger Security, the group who hacked into her website earlier today. SwagSec still maintains control of, as her people likely struggle to regain the network. "Swagger Security -- Winehouse = No Swag" reads the page in flashing colors, along with an all-caps, profanity-laden rant about taking "back the internet from the white devil," which they say includes Winehouse, Justin Bieber, Lady Gaga and Bill O'Reilly. (Perez Hilton)

Black Veil Brides To ReJoin Warped Tour Tomorrow
After spending he first few Vans Warped Tour dates on the sidelines due to frontman Andy Biersack's injury, Black Veil Brides will hit the stage Friday (July 1) in Pomona, Calif., and plan to be performing for the duration of the tour. Biersack tells that doctors have given him "a very cautious clean bill of health. Pretty much I can do whatever I want in terms of movement. Anything short of blunt trauma to my ribs won't affect my healing." Biersack, who fractured three ribs after falling from a balcony during the group`s June 18 show in Los Angeles, will be ministered to by a nurse at each Warped stop and will also have his left side wrapped in bandages. "It's gonna be about the most un-fun tour you can imagine -- no drinking, no partying, just rest and then playing," he says. "But to me it's all about getting onstage and giving the fans my best." -- Gary Graff

Bruce Springsteen Posts Clarence Clemons Euology
Bruce Springsteen has published a "slightly revised version" of the eulogy he made at the memorial of recently deceased E Street Band saxophonist, Clarence Clemons, on his website. Titled "For The Big Man," the eulogy sees Springsteen reflecting on his friendship with Clemons, as well as revealing several nicknames for the late instrumentalist, including "The Big Kahuna" and "The Man With a PHD in Saxual Healing." "Those of us who shared Clarence's life, shared with him his love and his confusion. Though 'C' mellowed with age, he was always a wild and unpredictable ride," Springsteen wrote. (

The Strokes, Eddie Vedder, Bright Eyes Come Together On Charity Compilation
Dozens of talented artists came together on the three-disc "Live From Nowhere Near You: Volume Two" charity compilation for Greyday Records. The album, to be released July 19, will benefit Outside In, an organization for homeless youth. Featured on the compilation are members of Bright Eyes, the Strokes, Modest Mouse, Wilco, Ryan Adams, the Decemberists, Pearl Jam, and even Elliott Smith. (Pitchfork)

Elton John Listens to Dizzee Rascal's 'Bonkers' in the Shower
Sir Elton John is apparently a big fan of British rapper Dizzee Rascal, reportedly listening to Rascal's hit single "Bonkers" every day in the shower, according to Rascal. The rapper also discussed meeting Princes William and Harry at festivals in London, saying that they, too, enjoy his music. "They're all ravers, man," Rascal said in an interview with Shortlist magazine. (Spinner)

Tom Hanks' Son Releases First First Rap Video
Chet Haze, Tom Hanks' son, has released the first video of his oft-mocked rap career. The video for the song "Another Chance" was recorded at Chicago night club Enclave (Chet attends nearby Northwestern University), where Chet's famous parents, Tom Hanks and Rita Wilson, were in attendance. No word on how they reacted to lyrics like, "Gotta turn my swag on, cuz it helps with these hoes." Watch below. (A.V Club)

(Reporting by Gary Graff, Jillian Mapes, Sarah Maloy, Alec Bojalad, Jeff Benjamin)