The media narrative surrounding Justin Bieber has spiraled out of control. He's this year's Anne Hathaway, the person whom it's vogue to hate. But this turn isn't completely unfounded. Over the past few years, Bieber has undoubtedly become a bit of a jerk.
He was charged for illegal (and seemingly racist) graffiti, pissed in a mop bucket, left his monkey in Germany and could anyone seriously forget this hat? But for non-Beliebers, there has always been something grating about the singer. Everything from his swoopy hair to his sugar-pop love songs seemed designed to annoy all post-pubescents on sight, breeding discontent which lay dormant until his penchant for leather sweatpants and hocking loogies made him impossible to ignore.
Then all hell broke loose.read more
Andy Johns, a music producer and sound engineer for such bands as Led Zeppelin, the Rolling Stones and Van Halen, died Sunday. He was 61.
Johns had been hospitalized for about 10 days prior to his death. "Andy's health wasn't all that great over the last six months or so, but he was still Andy," guitarist Stacey Blades, who was working on a project with Johns, told CNN.read more