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All-American Rejects' Tyson Ritter Cast As Gregg Allman In Biopic

December 16th, 2013 11:16am EST
The All-American Rejects
The All-American Rejects frontman Tyson Ritter and Kurt Russell and Goldie Hawn's actor son Wyatt are teaming up as Gregg and Duane Allman for a biopic.

CBGB director Randall Miller and his screenwriting partner Jody Savin announced the casting news for their new film Midnight Rider.

Miller tells WENN, "The world knows Tyson as a extraordinary musician and performer; now the world will know what an amazing actor he is as well.

"After meeting many of the hottest young actors in town we understood that to tell the Allman Brothers story with the utmost authenticity we needed actor/musici...
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The All-American Rejects Talk Tour Life (Video)

November 16th, 2012 4:05pm EST
The All-American Rejects
The All American Rejects recently released their brand new EP titled Flatline featuring remixes by Jeff Bhasker v. Tyker Johnson and dubstep genius Skrillex. The band also just wrapped up their longest running US tour and we caught up with drummer, Chris Gaylor, to see exactly what tour life is like and to bring you guys a special shout-out straight from the road!

Starpulse: I know you guys are on tour right now - can you set the scene of what you're doing this exact moment for our readers?

Chris Gaylor: I'm on our bus in Mobile, AL, waiting for load in. It's the last day of tour on one ...
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The All-American Rejects Premiere 'Walk Over Me' Video On RollingStone.com

June 28th, 2012 5:27pm EDT
The All-American Rejects
The All-American Rejects have just premiered their brand new music video for "Walk Over Me" exclusively on RollingStone.com. The imaginative, colorful clip was directed by Jon Danovic (who also directed "Someday's Gone"), and was shot entirely on green screen. It features 5,000 frames that were printed out and 're-animated' over the course of 25 days.

The Rejects return to the road this summer in support of their latest release, Kids In The Street, headlining shows with the support of EVE 6. The tour kicks off August 8th in Costa Mesa at the OC Fair and wraps August 30th in Louisiana (full...
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'The Beginning' Follows 'The E.N.D.' For Black Eyed Peas

October 31st, 2010 6:00pm EDT
Black Eyed Peas
Six-time Grammy award-winning, multi-platinum recording artists The Black Eyed Peas have announced that they will release a brand-new album, entitled "The Beginning," on November 30th, 2010, on Interscope Records.

The Black Eyed Peas' sixth album, "The Beginning" is the follow-up to the group's blockbuster CD "The E.N.D." Released in June 2009, "The E.N.D." has sold more than 11 million copies worldwide, while spending 52 weeks on the Billboard Top 200 chart. It is also the first album in two decades by a duo or group to yield five Top 10 songs on Billboard's Hot 100 chart, including the N...
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All-American Rejects Singer Says Meeting Women With Substance Is Impossible

January 1st, 2010 5:00pm EST
The All-American Rejects
The All-American Rejects star Tyson Ritter has sworn off marriage until he hits his 30s - because he's fed up with women who want him to make a serious commitment. The 25 year old broke up with his model girlfriend of six years, Kim Smith, earlier this year and he admits he has been struggling to find a partner "with substance".

Now he's vowing not to settle down for a few more years - so he can enjoy the single life for as long as possible.

He tells Kerrang! magazine, "My advice is, 'Dudes, don't close up shop (marry) if you're still in your 20s.' You're a f--king idiot if you do and...
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Kate Beckinsale Is Sexiest, Live Nirvana, All-American Rejects, 'Saw VI' (Videos)

October 13th, 2009 4:13pm EDT
Kate Beckinsale Is Sexiest,
Watch some videos and clips of the latest time-wasting stuff that we gathered from around the web today. Kate Beckinsale strips down to her lingerie for her Esquire video shoot. Boxer Marvis Frazier talks about getting his butt whooped by Mike Tyson for "Fight Night Round 4"; Katy Perry interviews designer Karl Lagerfeld; and some freaky-deaky Saw VI stuff. Check 'em all out!

Esquire Magazine recently named Kate Beckinsale the "Sexiest Woman Alive". Check out this steamy hot video of Kate in little more than some hot lingerie...

"Sexiest Woman Alive"

EA returns to the ring ...
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Taylor Swift Featured In 'Band Hero'; New Songs Announced

October 2nd, 2009 12:30pm EDT
Taylor Swift, Band Hero, Band Hero Song List
Video game players and music fans alike can now get closer to Band Hero's in-game playable character Taylor Swift than ever before, as they can perform as the music icon to her fan-favorite chart-topping hits "You Belong With Me," "Picture To Burn" and "Love Story" in the biggest music event to hit living rooms this holiday season - "Band Hero". Today, Activision puts fans front and center in the concert of a lifetime, as they debut Swift's never-before-seen in-game performances in "Band Hero", the perfect game for family and friends to jam out and sing along to their favorite tunes togethe...
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Katy Perry & Lily Allen Talk Beatles, Autistic Artist Stephen Wiltshire, KSM's Latest; More (Videos)

September 18th, 2009 4:54pm EDT
Katy Perry, Lily Allen, The Beatles, Autistic Artist Stephen Wil
Watch some videos, music videos and clips of the latest funny, informative, viral, and other time-wasting stuff that we gathered from around the web today. Today's feature video is from KSM, who just released their latest single, "Read Between The Lines". Check 'em all out!

Katy Perry and Lily Allen talk about the Beatles influence on their careers...

Katy Perry

Lilly Allen

The All-American Rejects got busy in New York City this week starting off with a special performance of their hit single "Gives You Hell." They took the stage with house band Wale at MTV's VMAs...
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Blink-182 Bounce Back With 48-Date U.S. Tour

May 16th, 2009 12:00pm EDT
Blink-182
Reunited pop-punk icons Blink-182 will launch their comeback in style by staging a mammoth 48-show summer tour.

The trio will hit the road with Fall Out Boy, Weezer, Panic At The Disco, Taking Back Sunday and All-American Rejects, beginning with a concert at the new Joint in Las Vegas on July 24th.

Blink-182 manager Rick Devoe tells Billboard.com the death of the band's longtime producer Jerry Finn and drummer Travis Barker's near-death plane crash last September brought the band back together. He says, "Unfortunately it took something catastrophic to do it, but sometimes that'...
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Win Single File's Full-Length Debut Album, 'Common Struggles'

April 14th, 2009 6:00pm EDT
Single File
Denver-based rock trio Single File released Common Struggles, their full length debut, on April 7th. "The title Common Struggles says it all - I'm not pretending that any of what I've dealt with is new, it's just the human condition," says lead vocalist/guitarist/bassist Sloan Anderson, explaining the choice of title for Single File's album, which was produced by Howard Benson (My Chemical Romance, The All-American Rejects, Less Than Jake).

The album features the quirky pop-rock track "Mannequin Loveseat" as well as the just released album single "Girlfriends." The new single is sure ...
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Red Jumpsuit Apparatus Featured On New iPhone App

January 13th, 2009 5:00pm EST
Red Jumpsuit Apparatus
With their new album Lonely Road finally hitting stores on February 3rd, The Red Jumpsuit Apparatus have teamed up with the number one free game on the iPhone, Tap Tap Revenge. All you need to do to play is download the game onto your iPhone or iPod Touch. The band's current single, "You Better Pray" is featured in the addictive game.

Tap Tap Revenge is a free game that challenges players to keep up with infectious songs by tapping the right spots on the phone's (or iPod Touch) screen. Since the game debuted in July, it quickly found its way towards the top of the iPhone application st...
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Red Jumpsuit Apparatus Sets Tour Dates Thru March; New CD Out Feb. 3

December 10th, 2008 6:30pm EST
The Red Jumpsuit Apparatus
For Virgin Records platinum-plus rockers The Red Jumpsuit Apparatus, a busy holiday season is only getting busier in the two-month run-up to the much-anticipated February 3, 2009 release of the band's second album, Lonely Road.

The band played early Secret Santa to their worldwide fan community by posting the new album track "Pen & Paper" as a free download at the RedJumpsuitAlliance.com website, adding a stream of the song to MySpace.com, and letting viral word of mouth do the rest.

The album's kick-off single and video, the righteous rocker "You Better Pray," has already been ...
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Play 'Rock Band 2' with The All-American Rejects

November 21st, 2008 6:30pm EST
The All-American Rejects
Launched November 19th 2008, NXE (New Xbox Experience) Xbox Live connects you effortlessly to friends, family and the world's largest online entertainment center, allowing you to play games, watch movies, and share moments on the couch or around the world.

To help kick-off NXE, The All-American Rejects will be on Xbox LIVEĀ® to play Rock Band 2 and Frogger with Xbox LIVE members November 24.

If you're an Xbox LIVE Gold member, and you want a chance to play with The All-American Rejects, send a friend request to the following Gamertag and be online half an hour before (3:30 p.m.) th...
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Fall Out Boy, Paramore and All-American Rejects Round Out 'PopStar Guitar' Playlist

October 31st, 2008 9:34pm EDT
PopStar Guitar
Videogame publisher XS Games will release the all-new music rhythm game for PopStar Guitar for Nintendo Wii and the Sony PlayStation 2 computer entertainment system in November. Original music from Fall Out Boy, Paramore and All-American Rejects will allow players to release their PopStar within. The new tracks round out a star-studded line-up of original mastered tracks from some of today's hottest Pop artists.

"We are thrilled to continue to unveil new original recording artists that will be featured in PopStar Guitar," said Steve Grossman, chief executive officer of XS Games. "The ...
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The Penis Mightier In... Today's Links

October 22nd, 2008 7:00pm EDT
Madonna
Check out some of the best links we found around the web today. And be sure to visit our Daily Links section where we're constantly pouring in the best stuff from around the web.

Why men have sex on their mind all the time - Funtasticus

Marisa Miller in a bikini shoot for Complex magazine (with video of photoshoot!) - Superficial

A tribute to the naughty schoolgirl - Holy Taco

Keri Hilson's "Return The Favor (Featuring Timbaland)" Behind The Scenes:

Six amazing non-sex scenes from pornos (PG-13 for some sexual language) - Cracked

Tune in to Good Morning Ameri...
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Denny's Shakes Things Up With New Allnighter Rockstar Menu

September 26th, 2008 7:15pm EDT
Taking Back Sunday
Denny's introduces a new line-up of chefs in their kitchen with the launch of the Rockstar menu. Top musicians, such as the All-American Rejects, Taking Back Sunday, Plain White T's, and the Eagles of Death Metal join Denny's to create the new Denny's Rockstar Menu presented by Dr Pepper.

"We teamed up with popular bands in an out-of-the-box way to develop a menu by rock stars for our rock star guests," said Mark Chmiel, chief marketing and innovation officer for Denny's. "Music and late night are a part of the Denny's DNA. Denny's has been a late-night destination for musicians, f...
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Walt Disney Records Releases 'Nightmare Revisited' Sept. 30

September 16th, 2008 7:00pm EDT
Tim Burton
On September 30, Walt Disney Records unveils Nightmare Revisited with 20 fresh recordings and beloved covers of the music, mayhem, and merriment from Tim Burton's The Nightmare Before Christmas.

Danny Elfman returns to recapture the musical landscape he masterfully created for the original The Nightmare Before Christmas soundtrack with two brand new recordings of the "Opening" and "Closing." Adding a new tantalizing twist to Nightmare favorites, Nightmare Revisited also boasts an eclectic array of today's music superstars including Korn, Amy Lee, Plain White T's, Rise Against, Rodrigo...
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Kanye West Announced As Grand Finale Performance For Nike+ Human Race

August 28th, 2008 5:30pm EDT
Kanye West
Music takes center stage on the heels of the official registration opening for the Nike+ Human Race, the world's biggest one-day running event taking place on August 31, 2008. The race brings together the power of sport and music to inspire and connect runners from every corner of the planet. Participants in this unprecedented event will experience an exclusive music performance by some of today's top artists in each of the 25 designated race cities.

In Los Angeles, nine-time Grammy Award winning artist Kanye West will headline the run's post race concert for the grand finale of the...
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Slideshow: 'House Bunny' Movie Photos

August 22nd, 2008 2:18pm EDT
House Bunny promo pictures
Anna Faris stars in 'The House Bunny,' in theaters now. Take a look at some eye candy from the film which also stars Katharine McPhee, Colin Hanks, Rumer Willis, Monet Mazur, and Emma Stone.

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Anna Faris

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Kat Dennings, Anna Faris, Katherine McPhee, Emma Stone and Rumer Willis

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'Rock Band' Goes 'Truckin' With Downloadable Grateful Dead Tracks

March 4th, 2008 11:10am EST
Grateful Dead
Harmonix and MTV Games recently announced plans to take gamers on a long strange trip with the first selection of downloadable Grateful Dead tracks for the revolutionary music video game Rock Band. The first six of 18 classic Grateful Dead master recordings are set to hit rock band March 4.

Gamers looking to channel their inner Dead-Head can download six of the legendary band's most popular tracks, including "China Cat Sunflower" (from '69's Aoxomoxoa), "Casey Jones" (from 1970's Workingman's Dead), "Sugar Magnolia" and "Truckin'" (both from 1970's American Beauty), "Franklin's Tower"...
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MySpace Breakout Secondhand Serenade To Tour; Open For Yellowcard

January 28th, 2008 6:32pm EST
Secondhand Serenade
Singer/Songwriter John Vesely is Secondhand Serenade of Menlo Park, CA. SHS became MySpace's #1 unsigned artist for 7 months at the end of 2006 and sold over 20,000 copies of his self-produced, debut album Awake through a PayPal account on his MySpace.

Fast forward to 2007, Glassnote records signed him and re-released Awake which has sold almost 100,000 copies to date. The video for "Vulnerable" hit MTV and became the #1 testing video with females while it was in heavy rotation.

John also performed on Late Night w/Conan O'Brien, Won Yahoo's "Who's Next??" competition and toured w/...
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Blink 182, Sweet And The Monkees Offer Downloadable 'Rock Band' Content

January 15th, 2008 4:58pm EST
Rock Band
Fulfilling the commitment to fans to offer new downloadable content every week, Harmonix and MTV Games announced today that "All the Small Things" by Blink 182, "Action" as made famous by Sweet and "Last Train to Clarksville" as made famous by The Monkees are the latest slate of downloadable Rock Band tracks available for the week of January 15, 2008.

In addition to the 58 songs that come packaged with Rock Band, Harmonix and MTV have been offering a robust calendar of new downloadable content including packs, full albums and individual tracks to satiate the desire for constantly refr...
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Secondhand Serenade To Release Sophomore Disc, 'A Twist In My Story'

January 11th, 2008 7:15pm EST
Secondhand Serenade
Nearly a year after the release of his debut album, Awake, Secondhand Serenade is back with his much-anticipated follow-up, A Twist In My Story. Rightfully titled, the album finds Secondhand Serenade-a.k.a. John Vesely- adding onto his signature raw vocals and guitar with the use of orchestration and a full band.

Carrying the momentum of a carefully crafted career, support from his label Glassnote Records along with the adoration of millions of fans, A Twist In My Story will be released on February 19th of 2008. The album finds John coming off of one of the most hectic years of his l...
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Bon Jovi Kicks Off Ten Show Tour At The Prudential Center In New Jersey Oct 25

October 24th, 2007 9:50am EDT
Bon Jovi
Bon Jovi is one of the hottest rock bands in history; they have sold over 100 million albums around the world and performed more than 2,500 concerts in over 50 countries for more than 32 million people.

The band's latest effort, Lost Highway, was released June 19th on Island Records/Mercury Nashville. Jon Bon Jovi describes Lost Highway as "a Bon Jovi record influenced by Nashville. If you're someone like me who loves songs and hanging out with songwriters, Nashville is the place. I thrive on that feeling and I'm inspired by that creative ambience" Lost Highway is a haunting set o...
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Celebrity Birthdays, July 20

July 20th, 2007 3:00am EDT
Josh Holloway
Happy Birthday to All-American Rejects guitarist Mike Kennerty (1980), Brazilian supermodel Giselle Bundchen (1980), actor Simon Rex (1974), "Lost" bad-boy Josh Holloway (1969), British actor Julian Rhind-Tutt (1968), Pearl Jam guitarist Stone Gossard (1966), ex-Soundgarden singer Chris Cornell (1964), actor Frank Whaley (1963), "Spies Like Us" actress Donna Dixon (1956), Sex Pistols drummer Paul Cook (1956), prolific Mexican guitarist Carlos Santana (1947), singer/songwriter Kim Carnes (1945), screen legend Natalie Wood (1938; d. 1981), and actress Lola Albright (1926).
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New Music From The Starting Line New Album, Direction, in stores July 31

June 10th, 2007 1:00pm EDT
The Starting Line
Suburban Pennsylvania quartet The Starting Line was formed some eight years ago by bassist and lead singer Kenny Vasoli. Guitarists Matt Watts and Mike Golla, and drummer Tom Gryskewicz, his friends and original band mates, have been along for the ride ever since. The band sold nearly 300,000 copies of their 2002 debut, Say It Like You Mean It, and scored a surprise hit with "The Best Of Me," a pop-punk anthem that was embraced by MTV.

The Starting Line released their sophomore album, Based on a True Story, in 2005 and were asked to headline the Vans Warped tour that year. In earl...
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The Starting Line's New Album, 'Direction,' In Stores July 31; Listen To The First Single

May 29th, 2007 1:04pm EDT
The Starting Line
Suburban Pennsylvania quartet The Starting Line was formed some eight years ago by bassist and lead singer Kenny Vasoli. Guitarists Matt Watts and Mike Golla, and drummer Tom Gryskewicz, his friends and original band mates, have been along for the ride ever since. The band sold nearly 300,000 copies of their 2002 debut, Say It Like You Mean It, and scored a surprise hit with "The Best Of Me," a pop-punk anthem that was embraced by MTV. The Starting Line released their sophomore album, Based on a true Story, in 2005 and were asked to headline the Van's Warped tour that year. In early Jan...
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Tyson Ritter's Airline 'Stalker'

May 17th, 2007 10:54am EDT
All-American Rejects
All-American Rejects rocker Tyson Ritter is being stalked by an airline employee who brings cookies to his gigs, he claims. The singer alleges the woman, who he claims is a Delta Airlines worker called Dawn, obtained his contact details from flight booking information and regularly gets in contact with him to chat and even visits him at concerts.

Ritter tells the New York Daily News, "She calls me on the ground between connections to ask me how the flights are going. She called me on my birthday. She comes to concerts and brings cookies.

"She's like this bag lady with a big thing ...
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Celebrity Birthdays, April 24

April 24th, 2007 3:00am EDT
Barbra Streisand
Happy Birthday To All-American Rejects singer Tyson Ritter (1984), "American Idol" first season winner Kelly Clarkson (1982), "Wimbledon" actor Austin Nichols (1980), "Conviction" star Eric Balfour (1977), "The Island" actor Djimon Hounsou (1964), actor/comedian Cedric The Entertainer (1964), actor Eric Bogosian (1953), prolific singer Barbra Streisand (1942), alphabetic author Sue Grafton (1940), actor Jill Ireland (1936; d. 1990), prolific screen actress Shirley MacLaine (1934), and "Superman - The Movie" director Richard Donner (1930).
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Pharrell Williams To Design Pepsi Can

April 11th, 2007 8:27am EDT
Pharrell Williams
Superstar rapper Pharrell Williams is giving up his day job for while - he will design a can for soft drink giants Pepsi. Williams will team up with music stars Big & Rich and The All-American Rejects in designing cans for the drinks company.

He tells allhiphop.com, "I was intrigued by this opportunity because it allowed me to be creative and innovative, which is something that I try to infuse in all of my endeavors."

It is not the first time a soft drinks company has turned to rappers in a bit to increase sales. Coca Cola hired Jay-Z to redesign a can for its Cherry Coke Brand ...
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