Appearing on Saturday Night Live is a momentous occasion for any celebrity. For many, it’s evidence they have “made it”; occasionally, the show has helped lesser-known acts springboard to fame.
“Saturday Night Live’s” Pete Davidson has been cast as Ramones singer Joey Ramone in the upcoming biopic based on the punk icon’s life. The film, which is being developed by Netflix in collaboration with STXfilms, will be based on and have the same title as Ramone’s brother Mickey Leigh’s 2009 book, “I Slept With Joey Ramone: A Family Memoir.”
A collection of previously unheard David Bowie tracks has been compiled into a new two-CD set titled The Width of a Circle.
Rock bands tend to peak early in their life cycles, riding the wave of youthful inspiration. It’s hard enough to keep a project going for years. It’s almost impossible to make great albums up through the end.
Barenaked Ladies have released a brand new single and music video called “Flip,” the first new music from the group in four years which will be included on their forthcoming album “Detour de Force”.