With his bandmates settling into married lives and/or fatherhood, Old 97's frontman Rhett Miller takes advantage of a band break here to show off the pop instincts he's sharpened over the past few years on this, his solo debut.
Music fans have already been treated to Floetry's music. The gifted songwriting pair penned Michael Jackson's "Butterflies" plus several songs for newcomers Glenn Lewis ("Lonely") and Bilal ("You Are").
Feeling bored by what's going on in the current nÜ-electro scene? Feel as though the kids aren't taking themselves seriously enough? If so, do yourself a favor and give a listen to Cruelty Without Beauty, Soft Cell's first album of new material in 18 years.
In the midst of its maiden headlining club tour, Chicago-based modern rock outfit OK Go touches down tonight (Oct. 11) in Madison, Wis. Currently riding the success of "Get Over It," the highly charged first single from the group's self-titled Capitol debut, OK Go has also announced a trio of November dates with hotly tipped U.K. act the Music, followed by a U.S. trek supporting Fountains Of Wayne.
Tamyra Gray, a finalist on Fox television's talent show "American Idol," has joined the cast of the network's dramatic series "Boston Public." Gray, who is from Norcross, Ga., will portray a student in four episodes of the series, with her first appearance coinciding with the February sweeps.
Modern rock outfits Theory Of A Deadman, Saliva, and Audiovent will make a touring triple threat when they hit the road beginning Oct. 29 in New Orleans. Theory Of A Deadman is touring in support of its self-titled debut, released by Nickelback vocalist Chad Kroeger's 604 imprint through Roadrunner. The single "Nothing Could Come Between Us" is No. 11 on Billboard's Mainstream Rock Tracks chart this week.