Elton John & 'True Blood' Creator Alan Ball to Write Musical Pilot For HBOThe show follows a class of musical prodigies at an Academy of Musical Excellence in 18th century Vienna. And yes, it will be a musical.
True Blood Music Recap: A Jailbreak, A Funeral & A Beatles SongThis week's episode -- the second to last of a shortened, ten-part season -- may have been the best, with a final goodbye to a longtime character and a particularly bloody jailbreak.
‘True Blood’ Music Recap: Death, Lust & Led Zeppelin’s ‘In The Evening’
'True Blood' Music Recap: 'At Last'Over the course of its five seasons, “True Blood” has consistently been one of the best shows on television not only for fans of vampires but for music fans as well. Each episode is named after a song title, and a number of artists have contributed new recordings to the show. Every week during season six, Radio.com will check in with “True Blood” Music Supervisor Gary Calamar, who has been nominated for GRAMMYs twice for his work on the show.
‘True Blood’ Music Recap: 'You're No Good' - But The Plastiscines AreEvery week during season six, Radio.com will check in with “True Blood” Music Supervisor Gary Calamar to see which songs made the cut. This week, the Plastiscines have their way with a classic.
'True Blood' Music Recap: Mikky Ekko Subs In For Eric Burdon
'True Blood' Finale Gets Musical Touch From Creator Alan BallWhich "Save Yourself" song would "True Blood" choose? There are several with that title: blues-rocker Jonny Lang, Americana singer-songwriter James McMurtry, indie rocker Sharon Van Etten, thrash metal legends Overkill, guitar-god Michael Schenker and noted True Blood fan Snoop Dogg all have songs by that name.
This Week's "True Blood": Sookie "Against" John Mellencamp?On this week's episode, Sookie may have added to her problems by insulting a heartland rocker so ornery he named himself "Little Bastard."
From Sun Records To Katy Perry, 'True Blood' Shows Musical VarietyThis week's episode of HBO's True Blood covered a wide array of music, including classic blues from Chess Records (John Lee Hooker), early rock and roll from Sun Records (Carl Perkins) and a somewhat more recent pop star (Katy Perry).
This Week's "True Blood": "Everybody Wants To Rule The World," Alcide Is A Wallflowers FanThis week's episode of HBO's True Blood was titled "Everybody Wants To Rule The World," so fans figured that the song of that name would be running during the show's end credits. And that's what happened: except that it wasn't the familiar Tears For Fears version.
Gotye's "Somebody That I Used To Know": Too Popular For True Blood?"We tried a few things over the love scene, but when we cut in Howlin Wolf's blues classic 'Smokestack Lightning' we all knew this was the one to capture the wild sexuality of Alcide and Rikki."
'True Blood' Toughens Up '70s Ballad 'You Light Up My Life'"True Blood" is often celebrated for its interesting use of music, but last night's episode was probably the only time the '70s adult contemporary classic "You Light Up My Life" has been the kickoff tune to a vampire feast.