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.
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.
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.
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.
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.