1. Kenny Chesney, Tim McGraw Close Out 'Killer' Stadium Tour

    August 27, 2012 9:00 AM EDT "It's a very bittersweet moment to watch a tour come to an end," Chesney says Kenny Chesney and Tim McGraw wrapped their "Brothers of the Sun" stadium tour Saturday night at Gillette Stadium in Foxboro, Mass., with 111,209 tickets sold for the weekend shows -- which…

  2. Soul Asylum Signs With 429, Readies New Album 'Delayed Reaction'

    March 26, 2012 7:15 AM EDT Soul Asylum has signed with 429 Records, which will release the band's first album in six years, "Delayed Reaction," on July 17. Founders Dave Pirner and Dan Murphy are reuniting with two members of the 2006 edition of the band -- bassist Tommy Stinson, who replaced original…

  3. Soul Asylum Recording First New Album in 5 Years

    July 02, 2011 11:57 AM EDT Dave Pirner and the rest of Soul Asylum are moving "full speed ahead" on a new album, which will be the group's first of fresh material since "The Silver Lining" in 2006. Pirner tells Billboard.com that he and the current incarnation of the band -- guitarist Dan…

  4. Golden Smog Best-Of Boasts Unreleased Cover

    July 17, 2008 12:00 AM EDT A previously unreleased cover of Brian Wilson's "Love and Mercy" and an early version of "Until You Came Along" will be found on Rhino's upcoming Golden Smog collection "Stay Golden," due Sept. 23. A previously unreleased cover of Brian Wilson's …

  5. Feeling 'Fine'

    July 16, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Lost Highway this week brings forth "Another Fine Day," the first release in eight years from Golden Smog. The lauded supergroup features Wilco's Jeff Tweedy, Soul Asylum's Dan Murphy, Big Star's Jody Lost Highway this week brings forth "Another Fine Day,"…

  6. Soul Asylum Readies First Album In Eight Years

    April 07, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Soul Asylum will release its long-awaited new studio album this summer, the band's first in nearly eight years. Soul Asylum will release its long-awaited new studio album this summer, the band's first in nearly eight years. "The Silver Lining" will arrive July 11 via…

  7. Golden Smog In 'Fine' Form On New Album

    February 23, 2006 12:00 AM EST Lost Highway has set July 18 as the release date for "Another Fine Day," the first release in eight years from Golden Smog. Lost Highway has set July 18 as the release date for "Another Fine Day," the first release in eight years from Golden Smog. The lauded supergroup…

  8. Tweedy Tackling Loose Fur, Golden Smog CDs

    October 31, 2005 12:00 AM EST In between touring and making a new record with Wilco, frontman Jeff Tweedy is returning to two prior side projects. In between touring and making a new record with Wilco, frontman Jeff Tweedy is returning to two prior side projects. First up is Loose Fur, his trio with producer/artist Jim O&…

  9. Soul Asylum Plans New Album, Shows

    October 19, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Soul Asylum is nearing the release of its first new studio album in seven years, Billboard.com has learned. Soul Asylum is nearing the release of its first new studio album in seven years, Billboard.com has learned. The as-yet-untitled set is due in March via Columbia/Legacy and is the…

  10. Soul Asylum Co-Founder Mueller Dies

    June 20, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Karl Mueller, bassist and founding member of the Minneapolis-based rock act Soul Asylum, died Friday at his home, according to the Minneapolis-St. Paul Star Tribune. He was 41. Karl Mueller, bassist and founding member of the Minneapolis-based rock act Soul Asylum, died Friday at his home,…

  11. Composer Ray Conniff Dies

    October 14, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Ray Conniff, the Grammy Award-winning composer and bandleader whose arrangements epitomized the big band sound while spawning such albums as "S'Wonderful" and "Somewhere My Love," died Saturday. He wa Ray Conniff, the Grammy Award-winning composer and bandleader whose…