Sure, Van Halen's legendary concert riders used to demand that all of the brown M&Ms be removed. But it's not like they ever requested that the tasty sweets be given their own adjacent temperature-controlled hotel room. To get to that level of kooky eccentricity, you'll need to read Elton John's tour demands.
Elton John is hoping other artists will follow his lead and set up in-store appearances and performances at HMV, a European record store chain that is facing closure. The singer will be playing a series of in-store shows at retail locations to remind people of the value of the physical record.
Dave Grohl can now add Elton John to his growing list of famous collaborators. The classic rocker has joined Queens of the Stone Age, with whom Grohl is drumming while Foo Fighters are on hiatus, to record a song on their upcoming album. During an interview the two indicated that the style is very different from what fans have come to expect from the famous piano player.