Featuring performances by multi-platinum artist Colbie Caillat, rock icons The Bangles, Grammy nominated saxophonist Mindi Abair, guitarists Orianthi and Richie Sambora, the event celebrated women in music.
In 2008, Shirley Manson presented a handful of tracks to the big wigs at Geffen Records. The songs — which she had been working on since roughly 2006, and were supposed to be part of her debut solo album — were immediately deemed "too noir." Not long after, Manson was free from her contract with Geffen.
Today, Garbage posted a music video for their new single, "Blood For Poppies," after a Ustream chat with fans. "Blood For Poppies" is the first single from the band's new album, Not Your Kind Of People, which is due out May 15 on the band's own STUNVOLUME record label.