Steven Tyler's Attorney Reaches Settlement In American Idol Lawsuit

The attorney for Steven Tyler and his former management firm have reached an undisclosed settlement in their legal dispute over his American Idol contract. Kovac Media Group, which served as Tyler's personal manager, originally filed a lawsuit against Dina LaPolt, who allegedly cost Tyler a $6 to $8 million pay raise in 2011 in his contract for another season on Idol.

Damon Albarn Works With Students At Gloucestershire University

Blur's Damon Albarn teamed up with students at the University of Gloucestershire recently to help make some music and give advice to those interested in a career in the biz. The kids brought their own compositions which Albarn and his engineer Steve Sedgwick helped shape; after, he spoke in with students in a Q&A.

AC/DC Launch New Bourbon And Cola Drink

AC/DC have released a new alcoholic mixed and canned drink called AC/DC Bourbon & Cola. The package riffs on the artwork from the band's latest album Rock or Bust, and a portion of proceeds from the sales of the drink will go to the band's Let There Be Rock Fund. As the band releases new batches of the product throughout 2016, the cans will feature different AC/DC album covers.

Metallica Share Cover And Pages From New Master Of Puppets Book

Metallica have offered a preview of Back to the Front, a visual history of their classic album Master of Puppets. The book, announced in 2014, features fan-submitted pics and stories from the band's early days. "The book is chock full of exclusive intensive interviews with all of us as we spent countless hours with [co-author] Matt [Taylor] digging deep . . ."

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