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Blink-182 Fan Hospitalized After Falling From Balcony During Concert

November 9th, 2013 12:30pm EST
Blink 182
A Blink-182 concert in Hollywood on Thursday night was marred by drama after a fan fell from a balcony.

The group was performing onstage at the Hollywood Palladium when a gig-goer, believed to be a friend of the group's, tumbled over a second-storey balcony railing and landed on his head.

The fan, who was covered with blood, was taken to a nearby hospital, where he is still being treated for his injuries.

Eye witnesses at the concert tell WENN he was dazed but responsive as he left the venue on a gurney.

It is not clear if the unidentified fan's injuries are life-threatening.

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Blink 182 At The Red Bull Soundstage Concert Review And Encore (Video)

November 8th, 2013 1:48pm EST
Blink 182
“It’s way too early to play rock music,” Mark Hoppus announced to the amped up crowd. It was 11:45 a.m. on a Thursday and for most bands it’s far too early in the day to be awake let alone play a six song set. But for Blink 182, comprised of Hoppus, Tom DeLonge, and Travis Barker, and their dedicated fans at the KROQ Red Bull Soundstage, it was the perfect time.

The Red Bull Soundstage is a small room only fit for a few hundred people, allowing for an intimate musical atmosphere that most fans will never get the experience. Ever since the dinky office space was transformed into a rocking s...
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15 Stars Who Got Naked In Music Videos

October 22nd, 2013 8:00pm EDT
Miley Cyrus
Miley Cyrus took it all off for her "Wrecking Ball" video, swinging nude -- save for a pair of work boots -- on the title object. She received plenty of flak for the racy video, most likely because of her age and the fact that she's a role model for millions of young girls.

But she's definitely not the first to bare all in a music short, plenty of other artists have either gone nude or had a model, a girlfriend -- even a model girlfriend -- strip down for one of their videos.

See who else shed their clothes in the name of art after the jump...

Miley Cyrus in "Wrecking Ball" and rapper ...
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Travis Barker Turns Down Australian Blink 182 Tour Due To Fear Of Flying

February 19th, 2013 3:33pm EST
Travis Barker
Travis Barker won't be traveling with the rest of Blink 182 for their Australian tour, citing a fear of planes following his horrific crash.

Barker was in a deadly plane crash in 2008 that claimed the lives of his assistant and bodyguard. The pilot and co-pilot were killed, as well. DJ AM, a good friend who was on the plane, died less than a year after the crash due to an overdose. Barker sustained second and third degree burns from the crash and spent 11 weeks in hospitals and burn centers.

Barker wrote on Facebook, "I'm sorry to announce i won't be joining Blink 182 on this Australian t...
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Blink-182 Cancel May Concerts Of Their North American Tour

May 10th, 2012 10:54am EDT
Blink-182
Pop punks Blink-182 have canceled a number of upcoming tour dates so drummer Travis Barker can recover from an operation.

The All the Small Things stars are pulling out of their upcoming North American tour after Barker was admitted to the hospital to have his tonsils removed.

Barker posted a photo of himself undergoing the tonsillectomy on his Twitter.com page earlier this month, and told fans he was in agony after the surgery.

He writes, "My throat still feels like I'm swallowing broken f**king glass. Looking forward 2 (sic) this being over with... My throat is still bleeding from g...
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Stars Pay Tribute To Beastie Boys' Legend Adam Yauch

May 4th, 2012 3:18pm EDT
Adam Yauch
will.i.am, Q-Tip, Travis Barker, and Fred Durst are leading the tributes to tragic Beastie Boys star Adam Yauch following his death on Friday.

Rapper Yauch, also known as MCA, was diagnosed with a tumor in his salivary gland in 2009, and he lost his battle with cancer on Friday at the age of 47.

The hip-hop pioneer's passing has sent shockwaves through the music community and now dozens of celebrities are speaking out to share their grief on Twitter.com.

Black Eyed Peas star will.i.am writes, "restinpeaceMCA 1 of my favorite hiphop groups...hiphop raised a lot of us & now we have to w...
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Naked Travis Barker Pics Leaked Online

January 19th, 2012 8:55am EST
Travis Barker
Lawyers for rocker Travis Barker have fired off a cease and desist letter to a gossip blog after editors obtained nude photos of the star and posted them online.

MediaTakeOut.com bosses stunned readers on Wednesday after publishing explicit cell phone images of a heavily-tattooed rock star, pictured from the neck down, on their website amid reports the then-unnamed musician had sent pictures of his penis to a female admirer.

But readers were quick to identify Barker from his distinctive tattoos and the Blink-182 drummer's lawyer, Evan Spiegel of top Hollywood law firm Lavely and Singer, h...
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LAPD Wants To Speak With Travis Barker About Weekend Traffic Stop

November 29th, 2011 9:15am EST
Travis Barker
A Los Angeles police official is calling on Blink-182 star Travis Barker to pay him a visit so they can talk about a weekend traffic stop that prompted the drummer to launch a Twitter attack on the officer who pulled him over.

The rocker was pulled over on Sunday and handed a ticket to get his illegally tinted windows fixed, but it was the officer's attitude that left Barker fuming.

He later tweeted, "Officer FARD of LAPD, get a life man. Find some bank robbers or do something productive 2 do with your time. I know high school was hard 4 u.

"Pullin me over interrogating me & acting like ...
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Blink 182 Postpone Their European Tour

April 18th, 2011 3:18pm EDT
Blink 182
Blink 182 has postponed its entire U.K. and Ireland 2011 summer tour to continue work on their latest album.

The reunited rockers were set to hit the stage for a series of festival shows, but the trek has been cancelled in favor of a return to the studio.

In statement released on the band's official website on Monday, the group writes, "It is with heavy hearts that we have to announce our planned 2011 European summer tour has been rescheduled. When we booked the tour last year, we were confident that we would have the new album out before the summer."

"Turns out we were mistaken as the...
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My Chemical Romance talk 'Danger Days' on Fuse TV's 'A Different Spin'

December 2nd, 2010 8:36am EST
Amanda Schwab/Starpix
My Chemical Romance are in New York this week to promote the new release of their fourth LP, Danger Days: The True Lives of the Fabulous Killjoys. They stopped by Fuse TV's A Different Spin to talk about the making of the album with Blink-182's Mark Hoppus. The band look decidedly more punk rock this go round, highlighted by frontman Gerard Way's return to his old, long-haired self (in fire red). Officially, MCR are down to four members with the recent departure of long-time drummer Bob Bryar, but with three of the members now sporting wedding bands, the band seem happier and more relaxed t...
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Travis Barker Donating Drum Kits To Schools

November 30th, 2010 4:30pm EST
Travis Barker
Rocker Travis Barker wants to spread his love of music by donating drum kits to New York schools to encourage at-risk youths to steer clear of drugs and alcohol and channel their energy into making beats.

The Blink-182 drummer has teamed up with H2O star Toby Morse's charitable organization One Life One Chance to promote a life of sobriety among students and they are making special deliveries in the upcoming months to gift select schools in the Big Apple with between 10 to 20 full drum kits a year.

And youngsters at Manhattan's Gramercy Arts High School will be among the first to pick u...
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Travis Barker Explains His Paparazzi Scuffle

February 22nd, 2010 2:13pm EST
Travis Barker Explains His Paparazzi Scuffle
Travis Barker has spoken out over allegations he threatened a photographer and slashed his tires over the weekend - insisting a family outing with his children was spoilt by snappers.

Police were called to a restaurant in California on Sunday morning following an alleged confrontation between the Blink-182 drummer and photographers outside the eatery. A video posted on TMZ.com appears to show one paparazzo accusing Barker of stealing his cell phone and slashing his car tires.

However, the musician is fuming about the allegations and has taken to his Twitter.com page to explain the i...
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Travis Barker Involved In Paparazzi Scuffle

February 22nd, 2010 9:30am EST
Travis Barker Involved In Paparazzi Scuffle
Cops were called to a California restaurant on Saturday night after Travis Barker allegedly threatened a paparazzo, stole his phone and slashed his car's tires, according to a report. The Blink-182 drummer was walking out of an eatery in Calabasas with a group of friends when he spotted photographers waiting for him outside.

In a video posted on TMZ.com Barker can be heard arguing with the men before police officers arrived on the scene.

Barker can be heard telling cops, "You know what's going on? Four of these f#*king dorks are waiting for me every time I come out." The musician wa...
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Travis Barker Adds Slipknot's Corey Taylor To Solo Album

February 15th, 2010 4:30pm EST
Travis Barker Adds Slipknot
Travis Barker has added to the star-studded line-up for his first solo album - Slipknot vocalist Corey Taylor has signed on to lend his voice to the project.

The Blink 182 drummer has already lined up guest appearances from hip-hop hit-makers Lil Wayne and Swizz Beatz for the highly-anticipated record.

And now he's infusing heavy metal vocals to the record - with Taylor's help.

Barker tells Spinner, "I'm rounding it out right now. I just love music. The more I can be around it the better, so with my album it's no one genre. It goes from everything from punk rock to hip-hop to so...
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Mary J. Blige To Cover 'Stairway To Heaven'

February 4th, 2010 8:55am EST
Mary J. Blige
Mary J. Blige has formed a supergroup to re-record Led Zeppelin classic "Stairway To Heaven." The R&B star has taken over the fabled Studio A at Hollywood's Capitol Records building and recruited Blink-182 drummer Travis Barker, American Idol judge Randy Jackson, Michael Jackson's former touring guitarist Orianthi and guitar great Steve Vai as her band to record a cover of the rock anthem.

Blige tells Spinner.com, "I think this song is not hard at all because it's based on pure emotion...and once you get lost in the rock 'n' roll moment of it, all you can do is scream to the top of your ...
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Stars Join Deftones For Benefit Concert

November 22nd, 2009 11:03am EST
Deftones
Motley Crue rocker Tommy Lee, Linkin Park frontman Mike Shinoda and rap group Cypress Hill were among the stars who joined the Deftones at a benefit concert in Los Angeles on Thursday night.

The musicians all took to the stage with the band in Hollywood to help raise funds for seriously ill bassist Chi Cheng, who was left in a coma following a car crash last year.

Cheng's bandmates promised to raise funds to help pay for the star's medical treatment and all their famous friends were on hand to help the cause.

Lee, Shinoda and Cypress Hill all took to the stage to perform with th...
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Aaron Gillespie Of The Almost Talks 'Monster Monster'

November 3rd, 2009 10:00am EST
The Almost
The Almost are back with "Monster Monster", the follow-up to their hit 2007 album, "Southern Weather". While Monster is technically their second album, some might view it as being their first true album because "Southern Weather" was written completely by lead singer, Aaron Gillespie - both lyrically and musically. But this time around Gillespie has a band of warrior musicians around him and they worked in collaboration to make the new disc.

Monster is a terrific - fun filled pop record that is reminiscent to the Blink-182 and Sugar Ray-fun sound of the late 90s - except The Almost appe...
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Our Favorite Celebrity Catfights

October 26th, 2009 9:32am EDT
Alyssa Milano and Shannen Doherty
Can't we all just get along? Apparently not in Hollywood. Good looks, money and fame go hand in hand with jealousy, cattiness and swinging fists. Here are a few of our favorite celebrity catfights. Put away the claws ladies - MEOW!

Audrina Patridge & Kristin Cavallari

We knew Kristin Cavallari's return to MTV's The Hills would cause some trouble, but it got juicier when she set her sights on Audrina Patridge's ex-boyfriend Justin Bobby. The episode showed Audrina getting up in Kristen's face egging her on to make a move, only to be held back by friends. Since the airing Kristen to...
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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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Photos: Courteney Cox Battles Hunger, Audrina Patridge Pitches & More

September 1st, 2009 2:03pm EDT
David Arquette and Courteney Cox Arquette at The Cheesecake Factory's Drive Out Hunger Tour benefiting Feeding America in Culver City, Calif. on Monday, Aug. 31. See more celebrity "out and about" photos after the jump...

Christie Brinkley at the 9th Annual USTA Serves OPENing Gala Monday, Aug. 31, in New York City.

Image © Janet Mayer / PR Photos

Travis Barker, drummer for Blink-182, performs during the Virgin Mobile Freefest concert, Sunday, Aug. 30, at Merriweather Post Pavilion in Columbia, Md.

Image © AP Photo/ Steve Ruark

Madonna and Israeli Kadima party leader Tz...
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DJ AM: 'There's No Reason Why I Should Have Lived'

August 29th, 2009 11:50am EDT
DJ A.M.
Adam 'DJ AM' Goldstein spoke of his "daily struggle" to cope with life just weeks before his tragic death from a suspected drug overdose. The DJ survived a plane crash that claimed the lives of four people in September last year - but the incident left him deeply traumatized.

Last month, he spoke of his battle to come to terms with the fact that he and Blink 182 drummer Travis Barker survived the horror accident in South Carolina while others died.

Goldstein said, "There's no reason why I should have lived or why I lived and they didn't. And it's something I struggle with every day."
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Disc Jockey DJ AM Found Dead In New York City

August 28th, 2009 9:50pm EDT
DJ AM found dead
NEW YORK (AP) — DJ AM, the sought-after disc jockey who became a celebrity in his own right with high-profile romances and a glamorous lifestyle, was found dead Friday at his apartment, which had drug paraphernalia in it, a law enforcement official said.

Paramedics had to break down the door to his Manhattan apartment before they found his body at about 5:20 p.m., the official told The Associated Press on condition of anonymity because family hadn't been notified. There was no evidence of foul play, the official said.

DJ AM, whose real name was Adam Goldstein, had talked openly about ...
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Shanna Moakler Attacks Travis Barker, Says She Is An 'Amazing' Mother

August 27th, 2009 8:23am EDT
Shanna Moakler
Former beauty queen-turned-reality TV star Shanna Moakler has fired off a furious missive on her MySpace.com blog aimed at former husband Travis Barker after he went public with his concerns the couple's kids were hanging out with a child molester.

The Blink-182 drummer clashed with police officers outside Moakler's Rhode Island home on Monday, in what was believed to be a fight over a nanny for the former couple's two children.

He has since attempted to explain his actions on his Twitter.com blog, claiming he exploded with rage when he discovered his ex-wife's uncle - a man he calls ...
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Travis Barker Threatened With Arrest In Rhode Island

August 25th, 2009 1:04pm EDT
Travis Barker
Police issued a warning to Travis Barker after he refused to leave his ex-wife's home in a dispute over their children, according to a new report.

Barker's on/off relationship with Shanna Moakler heated up once again on Monday as the Blink-182 rocker arrived at the former beauty queen's Rhode Island home to drop off his son Landon, five, and daughter Alabama, three.

According to Life & Style magazine, the argument escalated after Barker insisted his nanny should remain with the children and Moakler turned down her help.

A source tells the publication, "He started screaming and w...
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'Michael Jackson: The Remix Suite I' Gets Digital Release; Full Album Out Oct. 27

August 25th, 2009 8:30am EDT
Michael Jackson Remix Suite
Universal Motown Records will release "Michael Jackson: The Remix Suite I" on Tuesday, August 25. It is the first batch of music to be unveiled from Universal Motown's innovative five-part digital suite of remixes paying homage to the most thrilling entertainer of all time.

"Michael Jackson: The Remix Suite I" boasts five exclusive new renditions of beloved tracks by Michael Jackson and The Jackson 5 remixed by five of the hottest producers in the game: Stargate ("Skywriter"), The Neptunes ("Never Can Say Goodbye"), Dallas Austin ("I Wanna Be Where You Are"), Polow Da Don ("Dancing Machi...
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Travis Barker Fuming Over Moakler's 'Child Molester Uncle'

August 4th, 2009 3:17pm EDT
Travis Barker
Travis Barker has launched a scathing attack against his ex-wife Shanna Moakler for allegedly failing to keep their kids away from an uncle who is a "convicted child molester."

The Blink-182 drummer has blasted the former beauty queen on his Twitter.com page, accusing Moakler of sending Atiana, her daughter from her relationship with boxer Oscar De La Hoya, to stay with relatives near the unidentified uncle.

He writes, "Where is Atiana Shanna, why do u (sic) ship her out every summer where your uncle lives, why don't u (sic) spend the summer with her?" Another post adds, "Your uncl...
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Panic! At The Disco Brings Back The '!'; Releases New Single (Listen Here)

August 3rd, 2009 4:28pm EDT
Panic! At The Disco re add exclamation point, new panic at the d
Panic! At the Disco have officially returned with a new single, "New Perspective", from the soundtrack to the upcoming Megan Fox film Jennifer's Body. The soundtrack will be available on August 25th, but you can listen to the new single right here!

P!ATD is on tour with Blink-182, Fall Out Boy and Chester French throughout August and will join No Doubt for select dates (below).

The band recently lost guitarist Ryan Ross and bassist Jon Walker; however they reassured fans not to worry as they plan to honor all of its upcoming touring commitments.

Listen: P!ATD - "New Perspect...
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No Panic As Panic At The Disco Loses Two Members

July 6th, 2009 9:47pm EDT
Panic At The Disco Loses Two Members
Cult indie rockers Panic At the Disco have urged fans not to panic after losing two group members. Guitarist Ryan Ross and bass player Jon Walker have announced they're leaving the band to form their own group, but founding members Brendon Urie and Spencer Smith have promised fans they'll honor all upcoming commitments, including an August 8 date with No Doubt in San Diego, California.

A statement from Ross and Walker reads, "Though the four of us have made music together in the past, we've creatively evolved in different directions which has compromised what each of us want to personall...
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Quotes: Celebrities React To Michael Jackson Death

June 26th, 2009 12:33am EDT
Michael Jackson stars remember celebrity quotes
Celebrities are expressing their shock, grief and remembrances after the news of Michael Jackson's death. Below is a collection of quotes from various stars about the King of Pop's tragic death.

"I can't stop crying over the sad news. I have always admired Michael Jackson. The world has lost one of the greats, but his music will live on forever! My heart goes out to his three children and other members of his family. God bless." - Madonna

"I can't find the words right now to express how deeply saddened I am by Michael's passing. We have lost a genius and a true ambassador of not only...
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Travis Barker's Son With Mohawk: Yeah Or Nay?

June 23rd, 2009 2:57pm EDT
Travis Barker and kids
We kind of like the mohawk on Travis Barker's son Landon. What do you think? Is he too young for the trend or is it okay for the kid to have some fun? Let us know...

The Blink-182 drummer married actress and Miss USA 1995, Shanna Moakler, on October 30, 2004. They starred in the MTV show "Meet The Barkers" in 2005. In 2006, Barker filed for divorce after nearly two years of marriage. They briefly reconciled after Barker was involved in a plane crash in 2008, but split again in 2009.

Barker recently twittered about deadbeat moms. He didn't name names but appeared very upset about o...
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