Frank Black Still Feeling Country

Frank Black Still Feeling Country

Franz Ferdinand's sophomore album, "You Could Have It So Much Better" (Domino), arrived at No. 1 on the new U.K. chart yesterday (Oct. 9). The only other new entry in the top 10 of the album chart saw a remarkable first-ever appearance on that list for 64-year-old Canadian veteran Paul Anka.
Eminem Fuels Retirement Rumors With Best-Of

Eminem Fuels Retirement Rumors With Best-Of

Adding further fuel to the rumor that he plans to retire or at the very least take an extended break from music, Eminem is eyeing a Dec. 6 release for his first retrospective, "Curtain Call." According to Aftermath/Interscope, the track list is not yet finalized but will feature "at least two" new songs in addition to such hits as "Stan," "The Way I Am," "My Name Is" and "Lose Yourself."
Metal Veterans Salute Iron Maiden

Metal Veterans Salute Iron Maiden

Iron Maiden celebrated its 30th anniversary this year, so it's fitting that the band is being celebrated by a host of compatriots.
The Hives 'Tussle' On Live DVD

The Hives 'Tussle' On Live DVD

A 2005 Hives show at Brussels' Ancienne Belgique makes up the bulk of the upcoming live DVD "Tussles in Brussels."
Franz Ferdinand Album Enjoys No. 1 U.K. Debut

Franz Ferdinand Album Enjoys No. 1 U.K. Debut

Franz Ferdinand's sophomore album, "You Could Have It So Much Better" (Domino), arrived at No. 1 on the new U.K. chart yesterday (Oct. 9). The only other new entry in the top 10 of the album chart saw a remarkable first-ever appearance on that list for 64-year-old Canadian veteran Paul Anka.
This Day in Music

This Day in Music

1997 - Performer and entrepreneur Jimmy Osmond, the youngest member of the Osmond family, and wife Michelle Larson welcome their second child. 6-pound, 15-ounce Zachary James is the 50th grandchild for George and Olive Osmond, the parents of the nine famed siblings.
'Vitalogy'

'Vitalogy'

In July, members of the Miami media were invited to a listening session for "Life," Ricky Martin's first English-language album since 2000's "Sound Loaded."
'Tales' And Tunes

'Tales' And Tunes

You cannot fence in Jamie Cullum. He is a spunky 26-year-old pianist who infuses the pop tunes he sings with jazz. He pens his own lyrical -- and at times witty -- songs as well as demonstrates his prowess as a song stylist.
'Mouse' Hunt

'Mouse' Hunt

Rapper Daniel Dumile's MF Doom moniker is a nod to Marvel Comics villain Dr. Doom, and when he is alone, he admits, he pretends he is talking to cartoons.
The Week In New Releases

The Week In New Releases

Previewing new albums from Alicia Keys, Ricky Martin, Jamie Cullum, Danger Doom and more.

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