Coldplay and Nine Inch Nails will headline the sixth Coachella Valley Music & Arts Festival, to be held April 30-May 1 at the Empire Polo Field in Indio, Calif. The fest will also feature reunion performances by pioneering rock acts Gang Of Four, the Cocteau Twins and Bauhaus, as well as the first live appearance since late 2002 from Weezer.
Drive-By Truckers built their legend one busted guitar string and shredded vocal chord at a time. No band has understood the Southern white trash pathos better than the Truckers and their iconoclastic frontman Patterson Hood.
Alabama bluesman Willie Hightower released only three singles and one album during a career cut short by the shifting musical currents of the '70s. Through the years, however, his limited output has become a sought-after entity.
Ten years into its craft, Texas quartet . . . And You Will Know Us by the Trail of Dead has made the album of its career. "Worlds Apart" is more sprawling and ambitious, yet also more focused, than any of the band's previous efforts.