Fact: Rapper/actor Machine Gun Kelly has scored a role in Cameron Crowe's upcoming music comedy Tv series Roadies. The Wild Boy hitmaker will play the onscreen twin brother of British actress Imogen Poots in the new pilot, which centres around the daily tour life of a fictional U.S. rock band.
Fact: Rockers Pearl Jam have filmed a new TV advert for U.S. retail chain Target with Almost Famous filmmaker Cameron Crowe as director. The discount store will be among the outlets who will stock the band's upcoming album BACKSPACER. The group won't be releasing the CD - their first since the end of their 18-year Sony deal - through a traditional record label.
Fact: A new book of never-before-seen photographs of Pearl Jam, with accompanying essays written by Bruce Springsteen, Pete Townshend, Michael Stipe, Ben Harper, Cameron Crowe and Tim Robbins, is released this week (begs09OCT06) and can be bought from the band's website.
Fact: <p>Cult rockers My Morning Jacket are to make their movie debut in Cameron Crowe's new film ELIZABETHTOWN - they'll play members of a Lynyrd Skynyrd tribute group, called RUCKUS, in the film. </p>