Justin Bieber has captured the heart of one gold-winning Olympian. Jay-Z and Beyonce have a luxurious sandcastle. Miley Cyrus is one of 10 infamously banned celebrities. Gwen Stefani is killing her solo career. These and a few other stories are part of today’s Music Notes.
. Justin Bieber wins Olympic Gold! Well, sort of. He congratulated his Olympian fangirl Missy Franklin on her swim win. [Zap2it] . Miley Cyrus isn’t someone you’d think of as being risqué. However, she’s managed to hit the list of 10 Artists Who Are Banned From Performing. Check out the full list. [Hot 97] .
Violence continues to spread across concerts & fests this year. The Summer Slaughter concert evacuated due to violent threats from a guy with two knives and a gun. [NoiseCreep] .
You probably know Moby best from his contribution to the Bourne franchise with ‘Extreme Ways.’ Now you can watch him record it with a full orchestra. [Moviefone] .
. Gwen Stefani is giving up on her solo career. She’s just too busy with all that’s been going on, especially trying to write a hit. [KROQ] . Matchbox Twenty crawled up from the 90s with a new video for She’s So Mean. A sassy girl teases the band, smashing equipment and parading around as eye candy. [YouTube] .
Apparently there’s a lot of Sh*t Bob Dylan Wouldn’t Say. Jonah Lehrer, New Yorker Staff Writer, made up a slew of Dylan quotes in his best-selling book. [CBS] .
A fan of Nickelback fell into a 40-foot gorge while trying to sneak into the band’s concert. There were no reported injuries – aside from his ego, of course. [Noisecreep] . Killing Joke vocal lead Jaz Coleman has gone AWOL. His bandmates are hoping he comes back soon so they can get a tour going. [Spinner] .
Have you ever built a sandcastle? It probably looked nothing like Jay-Z & Beyonce’s Hampton getaway, nicknamed ‘Sandcastle.’ Radar has photos of their getaway rental – go see! [Radar Online] .
A guy who refuses to eat Subway called out Michael Phelps, boasting his love for Michael Lochte in a ‘Call Me Maybe‘ parody. [YouTube] . . .