Glee cast shakeup includes removal of Chord Overstreet aka Sam Evans

I was surprised to read that Glee’s creator Ryan Murphy has removed “trouty mouth” Sam Evans, played by Chord Overstreet, from the cast. On the heels of the wrap up of the Glee Live! Tour 2011 that played its last show in Dublin, Ireland came some announcements about Glee season 3 that included no more Sam.

A Glee mashup of sorts brings brothers Chord and Nash Overstreet together for Hot Chelle Rae video “Tonight Tonight”

So who knew that Chord Overstreet who plays Sam Evans on Fox’s “Glee” was the brother of HCR band member Nash Overstreet? Did you catch a glimpse of him in HCR’s video above for “Tonight Tonight”?

Hot Chelle Rae tours through Columbus, OH

Today was awesome to the power of ten! I met the guys from Hot Chelle Rae before their performance tonight in Columbus, OH at The Basement with the group Parachute and local act Joe Brooks. They were really down to earth…as we feasted on food at my favorite hangout Press Grill.

Hot Chelle Rae’s RK Follese talks fall tour, album, bucket list, and cyber-bullying

Earlier this week, I spoke with lead singer for Hot Chelle Rae (HCR), RK Follese. He’s real down to earth and candid. We covered everything from their upcoming tour with Parachute to his bucket list and cyber-bullying. It’s one of my longer interview write-ups, but I wanted you to walk away with more than just HCR’s music since their notoriety is growing by the minute.

Hot Chelle Rae is MTV PUSH Artist of the Week, Fall tour dates announced

The group that got its name from a crazed Myspace fan, Hot Chelle Rae (HCR), was recognized as this week’s MTV PUSH Artist of the Week. Band members and Nashville natives Ryan Keith Follese, Nash Overstreet, Ian Keaggy, and Jamie Follese finally broke into the Billboard Top 40 this past August with “Bleed” from their debut album “Lovesick Electric.”