1. The Killers Keep Dancing On New Album

    October 02, 2008 12:00 AM EDT After a detour into earnest arena rock on 2006's "Sam's Town," the Killers are back firmly on the dance floor with the Stuart Price-produced "Day & Age," due Nov. 25 via Island. The club-ready fir After a detour into earnest arena rock on 2006's "…

  2. Seal Sings From His 'Soul' On New Album

    October 01, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Exactly a year on the heels of his last album, Seal will unveil another new project Nov. 11 via Warner Bros. Exactly a year on the heels of his last album, Seal will unveil another new project Nov. 11 via Warner Bros. "Soul," as its name indicates, features the artist covering 11…

  3. AC/DC Extends Tour, Heads To 'Rock Band'

    September 30, 2008 12:00 AM EDT AC/DC has extended its Black Ice tour of North America into early 2009. New dates begin Dec. 20 in Ft. Lauderdale, Fla., and run through Jan. 31 in Nashville. The group has also struck an exclusive de AC/DC has extended its Black Ice tour of North America into early 2009. New dates begin Dec.…

  4. Plant/Krauss, Iron & Wine Star At ACL Festival

    September 28, 2008 12:00 AM EDT As temperatures soared well into the 90s, American roots music reigned supreme on the second day of Austin City Limits festival (Sept. 27), with Robert Plant & Alison Krauss, Iron & Wine, Shar As temperatures soared well into the 90s, American roots music reigned supreme on the second…

  5. AC/DC Reveals Fall Tour Plans

    September 11, 2008 12:00 AM EDT In support of its forthcoming studio album, AC/DC will launch its Black Ice World Tour on Oct. 28 at the Wachovia Center in Wilkes-Barre, Pa. The 24-date North American leg of the arena jaunt is sched In support of its forthcoming studio album, AC/DC will launch its Black Ice World Tour on…

  6. Fashion Rocks / Sept. 5, 2008 / New York, New York (Radio City Music Hall)

    September 09, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Conde Nast and CBS held its 5th annual Fashion Rocks concert at New York's Radio City Music Hall on Friday (Sept. 5) and numerous superstar acts took the stage to celebrate the kick-off event of Merce Conde Nast and CBS held its 5th annual Fashion Rocks concert at New York's Radio…

  7. John Lennon Biopic To Focus On Rise To Fame

    August 29, 2008 12:00 AM EDT The story of John Lennon is headed for the big screen with "Nowhere Boy," a biopic that will be directed by visual artist Sam Taylor-Wood. The story of John Lennon is headed for the big screen with "Nowhere Boy," a biopic that will be directed by visual artist Sam Taylor…

  8. New AC/DC Single Hits Radio, Web

    August 28, 2008 12:00 AM EDT AC/DC's first new single in eight years, "Rock'n'Roll Train," hit the band's Web site and U.S. radio outlets today (Aug. 28). A video for the song was shot Aug. 15 in London and will premiere next mon AC/DC's first new single in eight years, "Rock'…

  9. Reunited Rival Schools Plot U.S. Tour

    August 26, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Following a host of summer European shows, reunited New York rock outfit Rival Schools is plotting its first U.S. tour in five years. Following a host of summer European shows, reunited New York rock outfit Rival Schools is plotting its first U.S. tour in five years. Dates begin Oct. 9 in Los…

  10. AC/DC Gets Back To 'Black' On New Album

    August 22, 2008 12:00 AM EDT After an eight-year layoff from the studio, AC/DC storms back this fall with "Black Ice," a 15-track extravaganza that frequently echoes the down-and-dirty rock'n'roll of its iconic 1980 album "Back i After an eight-year layoff from the studio, AC/DC storms back this…

  11. Friends, Family Pay Tribute To Isaac Hayes

    August 18, 2008 12:00 AM EDT The weight of soul singer Isaac Hayes' legacy in Memphis could be measured in a single remark at his memorial service today (Aug. 18).The weight of soul singer Isaac Hayes' legacy in Memphis could be The weight of soul singer Isaac Hayes' legacy in Memphis could be measured in…

  12. AC/DC Sets Date, Track List For 'Black Ice'

    August 18, 2008 12:00 AM EDT As expected, AC/DC's new album, "Black Ice," will be sold exclusively in the U.S. via Wal-Mart, Sam's Club and the band's Web site, beginning Oct. 20. First single "Rock'n'Roll Train" will hit U.S. ra As expected, AC/DC's new album, "…

  13. Industry Legend Jerry Wexler Dies At 91

    August 15, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Music industry legend Jerry Wexler, who kick-started his career as a Billboard journalist in the late 1940s and went on to cultivate the careers of Ray Charles, Aretha Franklin and Led Zeppelin while Music industry legend Jerry Wexler, who kick-started his career as a Billboard journalist in…

  14. Sam Sparro

    August 11, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Spin a globe and put a finger down: chances are wherever your finger lands, the locale loves and plays host to its own dance scenes. Having lived all over the world, Sam Sparro has absorbed so many of Spin a globe and put a finger down: chances are wherever your finger lands, the locale loves…

  15. More Than 'Shaft': Hayes Was Major Influence

    August 11, 2008 12:00 AM EDT With its riveting orchestration, definitive guitar play and signature sensual baritone vocals, Isaac Hayes' theme song for the 1971 movie "Shaft" not only became one of pop music's iconic songs, but a With its riveting orchestration, definitive guitar play and signature…

  16. Sam Sparro

    August 08, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Spin a globe and put a finger down: chances are, the wherever your finger lands, the locale loves and plays host to its own dance scenes. Having lived all over the world, Sam Sparro has absorbed so ma Spin a globe and put a finger down: chances are, the wherever your finger lands, the locale…

  17. This Day in Music

    July 30, 2008 12:00 AM EDT - Iron Butterfly guitarist Erik Braunn dies in L.A. of apparent cardiac arrest. He is 52. Braunn had been suffering from a "debilitating physical ailment," according to a post on his official Web 2003 - Iron Butterfly guitarist Erik Braunn dies in L.A. of apparent cardiac…

  18. Various Artists / July 13-19, 2008 / Montego Bay, Jamaica (Reggae Sumfest)

    July 24, 2008 12:00 AM EDT A multi-platinum-selling rapper's appearance generated the most hype and Jamaican DJs' girls and gun exploits, as echoed throughout several performances on Dancehall Night, pulled the largest crowd. B A multi-platinum-selling rapper's appearance generated the most hype and…

  19. Mariah, Nas, Nelly Set For Free Samsung Shows

    July 16, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Mariah Carey, Gavin Rossdale, LeAnn Rimes, Nelly and Nas, among others, will perform as part of the second annual Samsung AT&T Summer Krush, a free summer concert series designed to highlight Sams Mariah Carey, Gavin Rossdale, LeAnn Rimes, Nelly and Nas, among others, will perform as part…

  20. Behind The Scenes At Sub Pop 20

    July 14, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Is director Cameron Crowe a secret Sub Pop A&R man? During "the Grunge Years," the former Rolling Stone scribe gave us "Singles," a valentine to the Seattle scene with Pearl Jam's Eddie Vedder, Je Is director Cameron Crowe a secret Sub Pop A&R man? During …

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