'Now 16' Dislodges Simpson From No. 1

'Now 16' Dislodges Simpson From No. 1

The 16th installment of the "Now That's What I Call Music!" series leads The Billboard 200 this week with sales of 504,000 copies, according to Nielsen SoundScan.
Sweet Relief Celebrates 10 Years

Sweet Relief Celebrates 10 Years

A Nashville concert series featuring Victoria Williams, Josh Rouse, Carolyn Dawn Johnson and others will serve as the 10th anniversary celebration for the ...
Meat Puppets Bassist Sentenced To Jail

Meat Puppets Bassist Sentenced To Jail

Cris Kirkwood was sentenced yesterday (Aug. 2) to 21 months in prison for attacking a security guard with a baton outside a post office.
The Tangled Web

The Tangled Web

The Web's Most Intriguing Music-Related Issues & Destinations. This Week: Queen, Red Ferret Journal, Steve Lamacq and Nic Harcourt.
THE TANGLED WEB

THE TANGLED WEB

Destinations: Queen, Red Ferret Journal & More
Neko Case Cooks Up Two New Albums

Neko Case Cooks Up Two New Albums

Neko Case will release two new albums via Epitaph's Anti- imprint in the coming months as part of a licensing deal with Mint Records for the world excluding Canada. The first set, "The Tigers Have Spoken," is due Nov. 9. An as-yet-untitled new studio album is expected in spring 2005. Case was previously signed to Bloodshot as a solo artist.
N.O.R.E. Shifts To Roc-A-Fella

N.O.R.E. Shifts To Roc-A-Fella

Roc-A-Fella Records has inked Noreaga, aka N.O.R.E., and will release a new album by the artist in November. He is third major addition to the label's roster since last fall, following Ol' Dirty Bastard and M.O.P.
Skinny Puppy Returns At The 'Right' Time

Skinny Puppy Returns At The 'Right' Time

In the winter of 1982, in an apartment in Vancouver, cEvin kEy and Nivek Ogre got together on somewhat of a lark to being recording and creating a reaction to popular music: something anti-pop, anti-commercial and most importantly, new.

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