‘Rick on Whatever’-Tuesday 9/25/12
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Fans wondering how Billie Joe Armstrong’s rehab visit might affect his mentorship appearance on “The Voice” need not worry. A rep for the NBC singing competition says the Green Day rocker taped his segments with Christina Aguilera’s team earlier this summer.
Armstrong made headlines this weekend for his epic meltdown at the iHeartRadio Music Festival Friday in Las Vegas. That’s where he delivered a profanity-laced tirade on stage and smashed his guitar to pieces after accusing organizers of cutting the band’s set short.
Green Day will be postponing upcoming appearances while Billie Joe seeks treatment. Green Day’s new album “¡Uno!” is due out today.
Heart is getting a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. Ann and Nancy Wilson are expected to be on hand for today’s unveiling ceremony, as they claim the number 2,481st star on the Walk. Heart’s ceremony will be streamed online at www.WalkOfFame.com.
The Wilson sisters just released their memoir, “Kicking and Dreaming: A Story of Heart, Soul and Rock and Roll” last week. The group’s next album, “Fanatic,” will arrive in stores on October 2nd.
Cheap Trick is looking forward to returning to the road with Aerosmith this fall. Frontman Robin Zander tells “Rolling Stone” they had a great time spending the summer touring with the Boston rockers, adding that the two groups are “old friends.”
Aerosmith and Cheap Trick will relaunch “The Global Warming Tour” in Oklahoma City on November 8th. The trek’s kick-off coincides with the release of Aerosmith’s new album, “Music From Another Dimension,” which will hit stores on November 6th.
Justin Bieber is dropping in on tonight’s all-new episode of ABC’s “Dancing With The Stars.” The pop star is set to perform his hit “As Long As You Love Me” from his latest album “Believe.” Rapper Pitbull is also scheduled to perform his latest song “Don’t Stop The Music.”
The contestants will learn their fate tonight on the first elimination episode. “Dancing with the Stars” airs Mondays and Tuesdays on ABC.
Justin Timberlake is bringing sexy back to MySpace. The singer has been an investor in the social media site that is gearing up for a re-launch. The company’s new owners Chris and Tim Vanderhook brought Timberlake on board to help them figure out how to make MySpace a social network for artists to communicate and connect with their fans. The Vanderhooks unveiled the site’s new look to more than 800 of the company’s employees at an event on Monday.
Mark McGrath has tied the knot. The Sugar Ray singer has confirmed to “People” that he and longtime girlfriend Carin Kingsland exchanged vows on Monday morning. The couple’s wedding took place in front of about 60 loved ones in Southern California. It’s both the bride and groom’s first marriage.
As for Sugar Ray, the band will be going on the road in South America in October just after coming off a successful tour with Everclear, Gin Blossoms and Marcy Playground.
I’m Rick on Whatever–and The Whatever Word of the Day is–MYSPACE.