We know what you want, Loudwire readers, and we're giving it to you: More glorious details regarding the rock 'n' roll love story of the year. You've read the news about Nickelback's Chad Kroeger getting engaged to Avril Lavigne, you've pored over all the best Twitter reactions, and you've loaded our wedding playlist into all of your portable music players. Now, we're bringing you the really good stuff -- behind-the-scenes info from the happy couple themselves.
Earlier this season, 'America's Got Talent' contestant Andrew De Leon proceeded to wow the judges, viewers and Loudwire readers with his striking operatic vocals (and Marilyn Manson-inspired appearance), but had to go home when he was eliminated at the end of June. But his journey isn't over yet: De Leon was one of a dozen former contestants who returned to the show last night (Aug. 21) for its wild card round.
One of the things that can be frustrating about being an artist is your inability to control the way your work is interpreted or enjoyed -- as Rage Against the Machine's Tom Morello is rediscovering this week, upon learning that Republican Vice Presidential nominee Paul Ryan is a big fan of his band.
Axl Rose's ongoing quest to wrest a $20 million judgment from video game makers Activision was dealt a setback yesterday (August 14), when a judge indicated Rose's allegations of fraud would be dismissed -- but he allowed another claim in the suit to stand, leaving the legal battle open for another round.