Roc's Young Gunz To Fire In January

Roc's Young Gunz To Fire In January

With Roc-A-Fella flagship artist Jay-Z planning to retire after the release of his next record, his label will look to its Young Gunz to keep the flame alive. The Philadelphia-based hip-hop duo will release its debut album, "Tough Luv" on Jan. 13. The single "Can't Stop, Won't Stop" has already hit No. 10 on Billboard's Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Singles & Tracks.
Doll Revolution

Doll Revolution

On "Doll Revolution," the Bangles' first studio album in 15 years, all of the familiar elements are in place.
With the Tides

With the Tides

London-based trio South debuted two years ago with the album "From Here on In," which seamlessly merged rock, dance/electronic and pop.
Triggers

Triggers

Mon Dieu! Elfin New York-born Francophile April March (aka Elinore Blake) returns with her second solo album, the highly literate and insidiously addictive "Triggers." A '60s-pop and futurism mix that seamlessly merges light and darkness, it nods to French YÉ-YÉ then goes its own way.
Too Hot For T.V.

Too Hot For T.V.

Fights, feuds and cheesecake aside, "Making the Band 2" creation Bad Boy's Da Band really shines on its debut set. "Too Hot For T.V.
WWIII

WWIII

With this new release from KMFDM, industrial-rock fans had best be dusting off their Doc Martens.
The Civil War

The Civil War

Following a string of side projects, including the twisted Soft Pink Truth album, San Francisco-based electronic duo Matmos (Drew Daniel & MC Schmidt) returns with something new.
Martina

Martina

Martina McBride owns some of the most impressive pipes in any kind of contemporary music.
See If I Care

See If I Care

Gary Allan brought California cool to country music like no one since Dwight Yoakam, and while he has been consistently excellent, his dues-paying is starting to offer both commercial and artistic returns.
This Day in Music

This Day in Music

2001 - Mexican singer Paulina Rubio, whose languishing career made a spectacular comeback with her 2000 release, "Paulina," is the big winner at the third annual El Premio de la Gente Ritmo Latino Music Awards. Rubio wins for album of the year and best female artist of the year, while her hit "Y Yo Sigo Aqui" wins in the music video category.
A Toda Máquina

A Toda Máquina

One of the often repeated maxims regarding regional Mexican music is that, unlike pop, it is in a state of constant reinvention.
Saves The Day Revel 'In Reverie'

Saves The Day Revel 'In Reverie'

When Saves The Day went into the studio to record its fourth album, the New Jersey-based quartet was working for L.A.-based independent Vagrant Records. When the album was completed, the band found itself with a crisper, fuller sound. Gone was the band's scrappy pop punk, and in its place were radio-ready guitar riffs, sunny harmonies and vocals that were sung rather than screamed. As Saves the Day soon realized, the band had recorded an album that would likely please the ears of major label executives.
Exalted Love

Exalted Love

"Exalted Love" has the virtue of being a typical Robillard album, or, rather, typical of Robillard when he cuts an album that is pretty much straight blues.

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