Matchbox twenty guitarist Kyle Cook will on Oct. 29 self-release the debut EP from his side band, the New Left. The six-track "Let Go" finds Cook collaborating with drummer Brett Borges, bassist John Kibler and vocalist Eamon Ryland.
Steve Earle will hit the road for about three weeks of U.S. tour dates beginning tomorrow (Oct. 13) in Nashville. The trek comes in support of his new album, "The Revolution Starts... Now," recently released via E-Squared/Artemis.
Tom Petty has responded to a $4.5 million lawsuit recently filed against himself and KLOS disc jockey Jim Ladd in Los Angeles County Superior Court, regarding the singer's 2002 Warner Bros. album and song "The Last DJ."
The Beatles' first four U.S. albums -- "Meet the Beatles," "The Beatles Second Album," "Something New" and "Beatles '65" -- will be bundled together in the boxed set "The Capitol Albums Volume 1," due Nov. 16. All were originally released in 1964 as Beatlemania swept the United States.
The Foo Fighters have scheduled a pair of free performances to take place before and after the upcoming final debate between the major candidates for the U.S. Presidency. The sets will take place tomorrow (Oct. 13) at the Arizona Democratic Party's Debate Watch Party in Tempe Beach Park.
The Vote for Change tour wrapped last night (Oct. 11) with a star-studded finale at Washington, D.C.'s MCI Center. To close the show, more than a dozen major acts teamed for covers of the Nick Lowe-written, Elvis Costello-popularized "(What's So Funny 'Bout) Peace, Love and Understanding)" and Patti Smith's "People Have the Power," backed by Bruce Springsteen's E Street Band.