Courtney Love is in talks for a label deal with EMI, V2, Sanctuary, and several other companies, according to Dave Lory, who has signed her for personal management in partnership with David Leach, his colleague at Worldwide Entertainment Group. Love is in France recording the album "America's Sweetheart" with producer Jim Barber for an expected fall release.
"The Project" -- the yet-to-be-officially-christened group of original Guns N' Roses guitarist Slash, bassist Duff McKagan, and drummer Matt Sorum -- is still auditioning singers, but there's some stiff competition said to be up for the job.
A bill that could affect the dance music scene and potentially be extended to concert and club owners has passed in the Congress and been sent to the White House for President Bush's expected signature.
Keeping you up to date on the Web's most intriguing music-related happenings and destinations. This week: 50 Cent exclusives on Launch.com, Widespread Panic and Ice-T release music through KaZaA, and Liz Phair previews new tracks on her Web site.