This week, Lamb of God‘s frontman Randy Blythe went to jail on manslaughter charges, forcing the band to cancel their upcoming headlining tour with Dethklock. Madonna got in some more trouble in Paris when she finished her set after only 45-minutes of performing. Lady Gaga also made the news this week when indie director Robert Rodriguez tweeted that she’ll be making her feature-film debut in his next movie Machete Kills. All that and more below.
- Bruce Springsteen Adds Dates: Bruce Springsteen and the E Street Band have added some more dates to their U.S. summer stadium tour. The tour kicks off October 19th in Ottawa and wraps up December 6th in Glendale, Arizona. Check out the full list of new dates at Rolling Stone.
- Madonna Gets Booed: It’s probably not Madonna’s intention to build a hater-base while she’s out touring, but that’s basically what she’s doing. First she gets in trouble (and potentially sued) for using a swastika during her performance, and now she’s getting booed for ending her set too early. According to Rolling Stone, French fans booed Madonna following her 45-minute set in Paris Thursday night. Some even called her a “salope” (French for “slut”). If Madonna is promoting tolerance like she says she is, then she should understand that other people spent their hard-earned money to see her perform for more than just an hour, right?
- Lamb Of God Tour Cancelled: Lamb of God has cancelled their upcoming co-headlining tour with Dethklok because frontman Randy Blythe is in prison on charges of manslaughter. According to MTV, Blythe remains in jail in the Czech Republic and it’s unclear whether he’ll be able to post bail. These charges come from a 2010 death of a fan at a LOG show. More details at MTV.
- Lady Gaga Will Be Making Movie Debut: Lady Gaga will be making her first feature film debut in Robert Rodriguez’s Machete Kills. Gaga tweeted on Thursday afternoon, “Yes its true, I will be making my debut as an actress in the amazing MACHETE KILLS BY @RODRIGUEZ IM SO EXCITED!!! AH! Filming was insane.” Gaga will be playing La Chameleon. See her poster for the movie below:
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