Sean "P. Diddy" Combs wants to purchase the New York Knicks. The hip-hop/fashion mogul and devout fan of Gotham's National Basketball Association (NBA) franchise proclaimed his interest during an appearance this morning on Howard Stern's syndicated morning radio show.
Cake and Cheap Trick will headline the second annual Unlimited Sunshine tour, kicking off Sept. 2 in Atlanta. The 14-date North American trek will also feature Charlie Louvin of the Louvin Brothers, the Detroit Cobras and the Hackensaw Boys.
Two Democratic lawmakers yesterday (July 21) said opponents are misinterpreting a provision in their Author, Consumer, and Computer Owner Protection and Security Act, Billboard Bulletin reports. The bill would levy steep fines and jail time to those who upload unauthorized music files to peer-to-peer networks.
Rhino's upgrade of Elvis Costello's back catalog will continue with a staggering expansion of three early 1980s albums. Due Sept. 9 are two-disc versions of 1980's "Get Happy," 1981's "Trust" and 1983's "Punch the Clock."
Welsh rock act Super Furry Animals, whose sixth album "Phantom Power" is due July 29 from XL/Beggars Group, will link with Modesto, Calif.-based rock outfit Grandaddy for a fall U.S. tour, due to kick off Sept. 18 in San Francisco.