HOT PRODUCT

HOT PRODUCT

Previewing new albums from Tori Amos, Kings Of Leon, Crooked Fingers, M. Ward and more.
J. Lo, Scissor Sisters Overtake U.K. Charts

J. Lo, Scissor Sisters Overtake U.K. Charts

Jennifer Lopez scored her second U.K. No. 1 single, and first in more than four years, yesterday (Feb. 20) as "Get Right" (Epic) hit the top. Right behind was Elvis Presley's "Surrender," his third-straight reissued single to debut at No. 2. On the album chart, triple Brit Award-winners the Scissor Sisters returned to No. 1 with their eponymous debut set for Polydor.
This Day in Music

This Day in Music

2003 - Folk music singer/songwriter Tom Glazer dies in Philadelphia. Glazer, 88, is best known for the 1963 novelty song "On Top of Spaghetti."
This Day in Music

This Day in Music

2003 - Tragedy strikes at a Great White show at West Warwick, Rhode Island nightclub The Station when a pyrotechnic ignites soundproofing foam around the stage. The fire quickly spreads, killing 97 and injuring 187. One of those killed is identified as Great White guitarist Ty Longley.
Soundgarden Mates Revive Hater

Soundgarden Mates Revive Hater

Former Soundgarden bassist Ben Shepherd has put the finishing touches on archival tapes that will constitute the second album from Hater, a side project with former Soundgarden drummer Matt Cameron that released its first album for A&M in 1993. The 12-track new set, dubbed "The 2nd," will be issued April 26 via Burn Burn Burn Records.
X

X

Intocable's two-disc set, "X," commemorates the norteÑo group's 10-year-plus association with EMI Latin and its 10th release for the label.
Mercy Now

Mercy Now

"Mercy Now" is not an easy listen. It is challenging and intense—which, given its creator's history, only makes sense. Mary Gauthier has spent time in rehab, a halfway house and jail.
Love Rocks

Love Rocks

With phrases like "family values" and "compassionate conservative" taking on new and heightened meaning, a CD like "Love Rocks" arrives right on time.
Burning in the Sun

Burning in the Sun

When we first heard Coldplay's "Yellow," we thought it was Dave Matthews with a new backing band. When we first heard Blue Merle, we thought it was Coldplay's Chris Martin backed by a latter-day Dave Matthews Band.
Everlasting Love

Everlasting Love

Vanessa Williams has suddenly re-emerged on the music scene with two albums in the past few months. First, she issued the holiday-themed "Silver & Gold" and now, "Everlasting Love.
A Healthy Distrust

A Healthy Distrust

While jewel-drenched and bullet-scarred rappers keep flooding the airwaves, there is a hip-hop alternative to all the glitter and Glocks. Welcome to the world of Sage Francis and his intelligent and emotive "A Healthy Distrust.

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