Lavigne, Wallflowers Fill 'Pie 3' Soundtrack

Lavigne, Wallflowers Fill 'Pie 3' Soundtrack

Republic/Universal Records has set a July 22 release date for "American Wedding -- Music From the Motion Picture," a soundtrack companion to the third movie in Universal's "American Pie" series. The soundtrack features previously unreleased contributions from Avril Lavigne ("I Don't Give"), the Wallflowers ("Into the Mystic"), and New Found Glory ("Forget Everything").
Dance With My Father

Dance With My Father

Listening to Luther Vandross' latest album takes on added urgency and poignancy, given his current medical condition.
Shootenanny!

Shootenanny!

A love song for all that is offbeat, Shootenanny! wonderfully captures the quirks of life without getting too bogged down by the depressing stuff.
'80s Rock Never Stops On Tour

'80s Rock Never Stops On Tour

Pop metal bands that ruled the airwaves during the 1980s are teaming up for the 2003 version of the Rock Never Stops tour. Headlined by the David Coverdale-led Whitesnake, the 27-date North American trek will also feature Warrant, Kip Winger, and Slaughter.
Hail to the Thief

Hail to the Thief

Forget advance word that Radiohead (see story, page 14) has returned to its rock roots for its sixth studio album.
Robinella & the CCstringband

Robinella & the CCstringband

Ready for something special? Look no further than Robinella & the CCstringband's self-titled, major-label debut.
Siedah!

Siedah!

The gutters of rock'n'roll are littered with valiant if often dodgy recordings by African-American women striving to follow the guitar-paved path of Tina Turner.
0304

0304

What happens when an artist watches her album sales dwindle with each successive release? If you are Jewel, you hook up with Über-pop producer Lester A. Mendez (Shakira, among others) and replace your Birkenstocks with Manolo Blahniks.
RDS Arena, Dublin

RDS Arena, Dublin

The last time Paul McCartney played Dublin, it was 1963 and Beatlemania was in full swing. Legend has it that after the gig, John, Paul, George, and Ringo had to be transported out of the now-defunct Adelphi cinema in the back of a newspaper van. This time around, a posh, dark-screened coach was on hand to take the 60-year-old singer and his band of slick session musicians back to base.
The Thorns

The Thorns

There are a lot worse things an act could be accused of than sounding like Crosby, Stills & Nash.
The Roxy, Boston

The Roxy, Boston

"Let's kick the shit outta this place right now!" howled Lux Interior, manic B-movie-monster frontman for legendary New York psychobilly-punk band the Cramps.
Young Roscoe Philaphornia

Young Roscoe Philaphornia

Having a famous sibling can sometimes doom an up-and-coming artist. Not so for Roscoe.

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