Gov't Mule Plans Road 'Rebirth'

Gov't Mule Plans Road 'Rebirth'

Roots rock act Gov't Mule, led by occasional Allman Bros. guitarist Warren Haynes, will hit the road this fall on its Rebirth of the Mule tour. With former Black Crowes lead singer Chris Robinson's band New Earth Mud in tow, the trek will launch Oct. 10 in Philadelphia and last through mid-November.
Browne Prevails In Defamation Disputes

Browne Prevails In Defamation Disputes

The makers of a television movie about John F. Kennedy Jr. and of a documentary about celebrity paparazzi have removed scenes referring to an alleged incident between Jackson Browne and his former girlfriend, actress Daryl Hannah.
Beyoncé, Jay-Z Go Chart 'Crazy'

Beyoncé, Jay-Z Go Chart 'Crazy'

Beyoncé's "Crazy in Love" featuring Jay-Z has extended its reign on Billboard's singles charts. Not only is the cut No. 1 on the Hot 100 for the third-straight week, but it also ends the five-week rule of Monica's "So Gone" on the Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Singles & Tracks tally. A retail launch of the single helped propel "Crazy in Love" to the top of the latter chart.
Floetry, Badu Lead Lady Of Soul Nominations

Floetry, Badu Lead Lady Of Soul Nominations

With four mentions, U.K. duo Floetry tops the list of nominees for the 2003 Soul Train Lady of Soul Awards, to be handed out Aug. 23 at the Pasadena Civic Auditorium. Erykah Badu, Heather Headley and Vivian Green each earned three nominations, and 702, Missy "Misdemeanor" Elliott and TLC garnered two nods a piece.
Cher, 'Idol' Nab Emmy Nominations

Cher, 'Idol' Nab Emmy Nominations

Among music-related shows, NBC's "Cher - The Farewell Tour" leads with six Primetime Emmy Awards nominations, while Fox's "American Idol" will vie for five. HBO's "Rolling Stones - Licks World Tour, Live From Madison Square Garden" nabbed four nominations, while CBS' "Bruce Springsteen & The E Street Band" special and NBC's musically linked series "American Dreams" earned three each.
My Bloody Valentine Back In The Studio?

My Bloody Valentine Back In The Studio?

Three members of seminal U.K. psychedelic rock act My Bloody Valentine are back in the recording studio after years of inactivity, according to reports. Guitarist Kevin Shields, drummer Colm O'Ciosiog and vocalist/guitarist Bilinda Butcher are said to be recording material originally intended for release on the 1989 EP "Glider," with an eye on including the cuts on a forthcoming boxed set.
Jam Bands To Cruise Again

Jam Bands To Cruise Again

The initial cruise sold out of its 800 tickets within an hour of their on-sale date, so Cloud 9 Adventures has announced a sequel, with tickets on sale Monday (July 21).
Rakim Parts Ways With Dre's Label

Rakim Parts Ways With Dre's Label

Rapper Rakim has left Dr. Dre's Aftermath label, for which he was recording a long-awaited new album, tentatively titled "Oh My God." The artist is currently searching for a new label on which to release the nearly finished disc.
Neptunes, Fatboy Slim Remix The Stones

Neptunes, Fatboy Slim Remix The Stones

A series of remixes of the Rolling Stones' 1968 classic "Sympathy for the Devil" will be serviced to international radio Monday (July 21), ahead of a Sept. 1 commercial single release.
Bill Would Put Internet Song Swappers In Jail

Bill Would Put Internet Song Swappers In Jail

Internet users who allow others to copy songs from their hard drives could face prison time under legislation introduced by two Democratic lawmakers yesterday (July 16). The House bill is the strongest attempt yet to deter the widespread online song copying that record companies say has led to a major declines in CD sales.
This Day in Music

This Day in Music

2002 - Travis drummer Neil Primrose suffers a head injury while swimming in a pool in Belfort, France, necessitating the cancellation of several European concerts.

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