Coachella Could Be Headed To New York City

According to multiple reports, AEG, the guys behind Coachella, are vetting a park in Queens for a brand new musical festival called “Panorama”.

This isn’t AEG’s first dip into the NYC festival market. They launched “All Points West” festival back in 2008 but ended up shutting down the fest after just 2 years.

Reports say the festival would kick off in June of 2016, which put its right on the heels of fellow NYC festival “Governor’s Ball”. We’ll have to wait and see if two festivals can co-exsist with such little time between them.

We’ll be keeping an eye out for any more details, including a lineup, as they become available.

Read more at Consequence of Sound

 

 

The Strokes Are Working On A New Album

Photo Via Rob Duffy on Twitter

On top of putting on an awesome show at Landmark Festival in Washington D.C. this weekend, The Strokes made sure that fans went home happy by announcing that they are working on yet another new album.

Frontman Julian Casablancas announced to the crowd during their set that the band will be “back in the studio and sh*t”.

Rumors began swirling around the internet until the wife of guitarist Nick Valensi all but confirmed the new project by tweeting “Julian let the cat out of the bag”.

We’re only 2 years off of their last album Comedown Machine but more new music from The Strokes is definitely welcomed.

Read more at Spin

This Photo Preview Of Rob Zombie’s Haunted House Is Terrifying

Photo by Janelle Rominski via The Local Tourist

Opening tonight and running until November 1st is Rob Zombie’s Great American Nightmare haunted house in Villa Park.

The Local Tourist posted a photo preview of what you can expect if you’re brave enough to experience the nightmare and we’re officially creeped out.

Last year the haunted house drew heat after announcing they included a clown room featuring a character that was shockingly similar to Chicago-area serial killer John Wayne Gacy.

While there’s no sight of a Gacy-like character in the photo preview, there seems to be more than enough killer clowns to go around.

Check out the gallery HERE if you dare.

Chicago Public School Criticized After Teacher Puts Student In Trash Bag

Photo via MiseeHarris.com

A photo of a small child wearing a black trash bag as a poncho is making its way around the internet.

According to Breitbart, the child is part of the Chicago Public School system and is also a non-verbal epileptic.

Apparently the mother of the child found her son wearing a trash bag when she visited his classroom at Wentworth Elementary on the City’s South Side.

The teacher claims she put the bag on the child to prevent saliva from dripping onto his shirt and the child’s mother claims her son was put in a bag again the very next day.

Chicago Public Schools released a statement to WGN about the incident saying:

“We work to ensure all students are comfortable in their learning environment. This incident is inexcusable and CPS has launched an investigation. We will take all appropriate actions to ensure this issue is resolved and prevented from happening again.”

Read more at Breitbart

Q101 Has More Than One Alternative

Why listen to just one version of Q101 when you can get so much more.

Q101.com features all the classic Q101 you remember from all the different generations of its existence.

Enjoy any of them in the Q101 app or listen below

Classic Alternative (90s)

All Alternatives (Today’s modern rock alternative and Q101 classics)

All Hard Rock (Godsmack, Pantera, Metallica, Five Finger Death Punch, Avenged Sevenfold Etc.)

Jared Leto And His Pink Mohawk Takeover Q101 Studio

Before Jared Leto was accepting Oscars and dressing like a nightmare inducing clown for his latest flick, Jared was just a normal guy with a bright pink mohawk.

Leto and his band made Tomo took over the Q101 Studio, not unlike Slipknot’s frontman Corey Taylor and his amazingly random iPod, and the result is anything but ordinary.

Check out the video of Leto and his fabulous follicles below:

Baby Gorilla Born at Brookfield Zoo

The Brookfield Zoo welcomed their newest member yesterday after an 11-year-old western lowland gorilla named Kamba delivered her first infant.

The sex of the baby is not yet known but the Zoo was filled with onlookers and media on Thursday hoping to get a glimpse of the newborn.

Check out pictures below!

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Read more at Chicago Tribune

New Interactive Star Wars Trailer Hits Facebook

The team behind Star Wars: The Force Awakens is taking fans to a galaxy far, far away with their brand new trailer.

Posted on Facebook, the trailer is a 360 degree interactive experience where you can control the camera by clicking and dragging.

Viewers can explore the Jakku Desert scene complete with ruined ships and a few surprises along the way.

The Force Awakens hits theaters on December 18th.

Read more at UpRoxx.

Justin Bieber Gets Told To “Wear Condoms” On Q101

15-year-old Justin Bieber received some sage advice from Q101 in an interview back in 2010.

While at the Grammy’s in 2010 Bieber sat down with Tim Virgin and Q101 to talk about his upcoming second album.

What Beebs didn’t expect was some serious advice from Tim about how to survive in this crazy world of ours.

This was well before Bieber’s egg throwing and DUI incidents so maybe he needed a few more pointers…

Check out the video below:

 

Corey Taylor Plays Michael Jackson, Justin Timberlake & More On Q101

Remember when Corey Taylor took over Q101? We sure do and we have video in case you don’t.

Taylor is known for turning up the volume with his bands Slipknot and Stone Sour but when he comes to Q101 he’s known for…MJ?

Believe it or not Corey’s iPod is full of one thing and one thing only…Jams.

Check out the video and let us know what you think about Corey’s music selection below: