Gibby Haynes Plans Solo Surf Tour

Gibby Haynes Plans Solo Surf Tour

Shortly after his debut solo album emerges, former Butthole Surfers frontman Gibby Haynes will hit the road to support the set.
Green Day Lining Up Fall Tour

Green Day Lining Up Fall Tour

Green Day will hit the road in North American this fall with rock act New Found Glory in tow, a group spokesperson confirms.
Sweet Celebrates Life With Two New CDs

Sweet Celebrates Life With Two New CDs

Power-pop maestro Matthew Sweet is returning to North American audiences after a five-year hiatus between solo releases with two new albums.
Shortlist Prize Long On Big Names

Shortlist Prize Long On Big Names

Although the Shortlist Music Prize won't be handed out until Nov. 11, as an indication of the event's growing prestige, the Shortlist has already lined up judges and sponsors. Listmakers include Norah Jones, the Dixie Chicks, John Mayer, Jack Black, the Cure's Robert Smith and three returning names: Perry Farrell, Queens Of The Stone Age's Josh Homme and the Roots' ?uestlove.
Knopfler Scores Solo 'Shangri-La'

Knopfler Scores Solo 'Shangri-La'

Mark Knopfler's fourth solo album will be released Sept. 28 via Warner Bros. Dubbed "Shangri-La," the set is the former Dire Straits leader's follow-up to 2002's acclaimed "The Ragpicker's Dream." The 14-track album is named for the Malibu, Calif., studio where it was recorded.
Caretaker Stabbed At Ondrasik's Home

Caretaker Stabbed At Ondrasik's Home

A caretaker at the Los Angeles home of Five For Fighting's John Ondrasik was in serious condition yesterday (July 29) after being stabbed 13 times by an intruder, authorities said.
P.O.D. Singer Joins Video Game Company

P.O.D. Singer Joins Video Game Company

P.O.D. lead singer Sonny Sandoval has become an investor in video gaming events company Gamecaster Inc. He also has been named music director of the firm and will perform as on-camera talent.
Lil' Wayne Shoots Video In Former Jail

Lil' Wayne Shoots Video In Former Jail

Rapper Lil' Wayne shot a music video at the closed 108-year-old Ohio State Reformatory, which has become a popular backdrop for videos and movies. About 30 teens showed up Tuesday for a glimpse of the 21-year-old rapper during the shoot for the song "Go DJ" from his album "Tha Carter."
Queen Likes Odds For 'Rock You' In Vegas

Queen Likes Odds For 'Rock You' In Vegas

Queen is getting ready to rock Las Vegas. The legendary rock group's stage musical "We Will Rock You," which has been playing to sold-out crowds in London since 2002, will make its North American debut at the Paris Las Vegas hotel on the Strip.

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