DJ Sasha Draws 'Dagger,' Sets Tour Plans

DJ Sasha Draws 'Dagger,' Sets Tour Plans

DJ Sasha, one half of the renowned team of Sasha and Digweed, has lined up a host of tour dates in support of his upcoming artist debut, "Airdrawndagger," due Aug. 6 from Kinetic.
Springsteen & E Street Set 'Rising' Tour

Springsteen & E Street Set 'Rising' Tour

In support of the forthcoming Columbia album "The Rising," Bruce Springsteen and the E Street Band will kick off a tour Aug. 7 at the Continental Airlines Arena in East Rutherford, N.J. The itinerary has the band playing 39 North American shows through a Dec. 13 finale in Albany, N.Y., with a break for much of September and an Oct. 14-27 European tour splitting up the run.
Sharon Recovering From Surgery, Ozzfest Resumes

Sharon Recovering From Surgery, Ozzfest Resumes

The North American leg of the Ozzfest tour got underway today (July 10) in Scranton, Pa., following the cancellation of the opening two shows due to Sharon Osbourne's unexpected cancer surgery last week. The family matriarch and wife/manager of heavy metal icon Ozzy Osbourne was recently released from an undisclosed Los Angeles-area hospital after undergoing surgery for colon cancer.
Enrique Iglesias Wraps Spanish Album

Enrique Iglesias Wraps Spanish Album

Latin star Enrique Iglesias will release his first all-Spanish album in four years Sept. 17 via Interscope. The set, which is still untitled, will be preceded by the single "Mentiroso," due to hit U.S. radio outlets July 22. Iglesias produced the album in tandem with Lester Mendez and Rafael Perez Botija, and wrote or co-wrote all but one tune.
Jimmy Eat World, Promise Ring Plea For Peace

Jimmy Eat World, Promise Ring Plea For Peace

Jimmy Eat World, Promise Ring, the (International) Noise Conspiracy, Cave In, Cursive, Le Tigre, and Thursday are among the acts confirmed to appear at various stops on the second Plea For Peace/Take Action tour. The trek begins Sept. 13 in Worcester, Mass., and will run through an Oct. 28 finale in an as-yet-undetermined city. Other acts include Common Rider (featuring Operation Ivy's Jesse Michaels), Anti-Flag, Bouncing Souls, Poison The Well, and Lawrence Arms.
Madonna Nabs 'Bond Girl' Cameo

Madonna Nabs 'Bond Girl' Cameo

A spokesperson for Madonna has confirmed that the artist will make a cameo appearance in the latest James Bond movie.
John Entwistle Laid To Rest

John Entwistle Laid To Rest

Family, friends, and surviving members of iconic British rock band The Who attended the funeral of virtuoso bass player John Entwistle today (July 10) at a rural church in Stow-On-The-Wold, England. Guitarist Pete Townshend, vocalist Roger Daltrey, and drummer Kenney Jones, who replaced Keith Moon after his death in 1978, attended the service at St. Edward's Church.
Knoc-turn'al Sees The Light With Mini-Album

Knoc-turn'al Sees The Light With Mini-Album

West Coast rapper and Dr. Dre protege Knoc-turn'al has set a July 30 release date for his Elektra debut, the mini-album "L.A. Confidential Presents Knoc-turn'al." The six-track disc is planned as an appetizer for his full-length debut, "Knoc's Landing," which was pushed back indefinitely from its initially proposed April release.
Essence Fest Draws Biggest Crowds Ever

Essence Fest Draws Biggest Crowds Ever

New Orleans' Essence Music Festival posted the highest attendance in its eight-year history with some 223,000 people taking part in the three-day celebration of African culture and music.

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