Quick Hits: Paramore, Foo Fighters, Maroon 5, Mariah Carey, The Civil Wars
August 6, 2014


Paramore
Paramore had to cancel two shows this week, as frontwoman Hayley Williams is suffering from illness and exhaustion. Their Monday and Tuesday night concerts in Corpus Christi and Dallas featured co-headliners Fall Out Boy topping the bill. In a letter posted to Paramore's website, Williams wrote, "Writing from my bunk to let you know that my doctor and my vocal coach have told me I can't play tonight either. I have a chest infection and ... Something called "exhaustion". Ha. Words in this tiny little message cannot begin to express my frustration, sadness, and overall loopiness (the latter is likely just from the cortisone and antibiotics...ugh.)" Paramore's next gig is tomorrow night (8/7) in Albuquerque.

It looks like Foo Fighters will reveal some details of their anticipated new album on Monday, August 11. The rockers tweeted yesterday to "keep an eye out for big news coming Monday!" There have also been multiple tweets teasing "1 of 8," which appears to suggest the first song released (or the first song on their new album) was recorded in Nashville. The Foos' new record is expected out in November.

Maroon 5 has been added to the lineup of the 2014 MTV VMAs, making their first-ever appearance at the annual Video Music Awards. The group's new album V is due out September 2 and the VMAs air August 24.

Mariah Carey has split with her manager, producer/songwriter Jermaine Dupri, who just became the Pop singer's manager in 2013. "Iím a very hands-on person when it comes to my work," Dupri told Billboard in a statement. "I put my all into every project. But when Iím not allowed to do what I do, then I know itís time for me to move on. Mariah and I enjoy working together and will continue to make great music together in the future." According to reports, Carey is working closely with Trey Songz's manager Kevin Liles.

Folk-rock duo The Civil Wars formally announced their breakup on Monday, after having gone on hiatus back in 2012. The pair of Joy Williams and John Paul White released a formal statement yesterday, coupled with their cover of the standard "You Are My Sunshine." The pair won four Grammys and released two albums, though they did not tour behind their 2013 eponymous release, which only Williams did promotion for.




 
Music News
Katy Perry Has Big Plans For Super Bowl Halftime Show
The Week In Review: 1/26/-1/30
Quick Hits: Suge Knight, Jimmy Kimmel Live, Shakira, Passion Pit
More Artists Added to Grammy Week Celebrations
Quick Hits: Lil Wayne, Kanye West, Adam Lambert, Loudwire Music Festival, Ringo Starr, Brian Wilson
Fall Out Boy Earns Third Chart-Topper
Quick Hits: Lady Gaga & Tony Bennett, Blink-182, Juno Awards / MAGIC!, Airbourne
Barker, Hoppus Talk Status Of Blink-182
Quick Hits: Sam Smith / Tom Petty, Chris Brown, John Legend & Common, Forecastle Festival
Slipknot Prepares For Summer's Last Stand
ThinkSay Records Signs Recording Artist Matt White
Quick Hits: Blink-182, Faith No More, Death Cab For Cutie, U2, Jason Mraz, AWOLNATION
Paramore Announce Spring Theater "Events"
The Week In Review: 1/19/-1/23
Quick Hits: Kanye West, The Black Keys, Rush, Nick Jonas
Breaking News
eQB NOW
The Week In Review: 1/26-1/30
Emmis-St. Louis Launches NOW96.3
Red Bull Records Partners With Sony Music For Worldwide Distribution
In Brief - January 30, 2015
January 29, 2015
Jim Lawson Expands Duties With iHeartMedia
Republic Records Promotes Brett Alperowitz To SVP/A&R, Casablanca Records
Univision Extends Contract Of President, CEO Randy Falco
In Brief - January 29, 2015
January 28, 2015
XAPPmedia, jâcapps Announce Partnership
Westwood One Ups Paul OíMalley To SVP Strategic Sales Partnerships
Entercom Rochester Promotes Emily Wild to Music Director/PM Drive At WPXY
SoundExchange Wraps Record-Setting Year With $773 Million In Payments To Recording Artists, Record Labels
WRWM-FM Introduces New Classic Hip Hop In Indianapolis
Sunday Night Slow Jams Heads to San Antonio, Cyprus and 12 New Affiliates
In Brief - January 28, 2015
January 27, 2015
Triton Digital, eXelate Develop First Streaming Audio Data Management Platform
SiriusXM Announces Sports And Entertainment Programming For Super Bowl Week
XL106.7/Orlando's Johnny Magic Gets His Revenge
In Brief - Jaunary 27, 2015
January 26, 2015
Joe Clair Returns To WPGC For Mornings
CBS Sports Radio To Broadcast Nearly 50 Hours Of Super Bowl Coverage
In Brief - January 26, 2015
January 23, 2015
eQB NOW
The Week In Review: 1/19-1/23
FMQB NOW

Jacent Jackson, PD
KITS/San Francisco

Advertisement:
Search FMQB.com
Advertisements:
FMQB Member Login
Email:
Pass:

Save
Not a member yet?
Sign up Now!
Sign Up for Breaking News!
Enter FMQB E-Tracking!