Lost & Found

Lost & Found

At times joyful, stark, and poignant, Gilkyson's second Red House project (and seventh career album) dances through a span of human emotions by way of rich vocals and uncomplicated musical backgrounds.
Hammered

Hammered

When bassist/vocalist Lemmy growls "Rip it up!" on the opening track of Hammered, the metal trio unrelentingly bludgeons your ears on command.
Sphinctour

Sphinctour

Although it's impossible to capture on disk the bone-rattling ferocity of a live Ministry performance, Sphinctour comes close.
Sharp Dressed Men: A Tribute to ZZ Top

Sharp Dressed Men: A Tribute to ZZ Top

Here's a country-baked reformulation of the Texas blues-based power trio, and like most tribute albums, this one is highly uneven.
Smith, Third Day, McKeehan Clean Up At Doves

Smith, Third Day, McKeehan Clean Up At Doves

Michael W. Smith, Third Day, and Toby McKeehan were the big winners at the Gospel Music Association's 33rd annual Dove Awards, handed out last night (April 25) at the Grand Ole Opry House in Nashville. Smith won six Doves, including artist of the year, an honor he also collected in 1999. He also won praise and worship album of the year for his Reunion album, "Worship," and the instrumental album honor for "Freedom."
Korn Finalizes Venues For Summer Tour

Korn Finalizes Venues For Summer Tour

Korn has nailed down the venues for the first 15 North American dates of a planned eight week summer tour, which, as previously reported, will kick off June 20 in Wilkes-Barre, Pa. Puddle Of Mudd and Deadsy are slated as the tour's opening acts. Tickets for six of the shows go on sale Saturday (April 27).
Morrissey, G'N'R Sign On For 'Summer Sonic'

Morrissey, G'N'R Sign On For 'Summer Sonic'

Reclusive rock acts Morrissey and Guns N' Roses will be back in the spotlight for the Summer Sonic festival, set for Aug. 17 in Tokyo and Aug. 18 in Osaka, Japan. They join previously announced performers the Offspring, No Doubt, Cornershop, A, and Cave In.
Cee-Lo Shares 'His Perfect Imperfections'

Cee-Lo Shares 'His Perfect Imperfections'

With all the mediocrity flooding hip-hop right now, the genre could surely use some creative individuality. Enter Cee-Lo -- the melodic member of the Goodie Mob -- who stepped out April 23 with a solo debut on Arista, "Cee-Lo Green & His Perfect Imperfections."
Country Artists Flock To Detroit

Country Artists Flock To Detroit

George Jones, Tracy Byrd, and Aaron Tippin will be the nightly headliners for Detroit's 20th annual Budweiser Downtown Hoedown. Bearing the theme "United We Stand," the free country music festival is set for May 17-19 in Detroit's Hart Plaza.
TLC's Lopes Killed In Car Crash

TLC's Lopes Killed In Car Crash

Lisa "Left Eye" Lopes, the effervescent, sometimes volatile rapping member of the Grammy-winning R&B trio TLC, was killed last night (April 25) in a car crash in Honduras, her record company said. Lopes, who would have turned 31 next month, was in the Central American nation for a vacation, according to an Arista Records spokesperson.
'Now 9' Hits Double Platinum

'Now 9' Hits Double Platinum

The latest edition of the multi-artist hits compilation "NOW That's What I Call Music!" has been certified double platinum by the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA).

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