1. Q&A: Pete Seeger

    June 26, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Like a train in a Woody Guthrie song, Pete Seeger just can't stop. Activist and pacifist, preacher and congregant, teacher and student, Seeger, 87, still believes that a song can change the course of Like a train in a Woody Guthrie song, Pete Seeger just can't stop. Activist and…

  2. This Day in Music

    June 26, 2006 12:00 AM EDT <b>1998 - </b>Italian director Stefano Salvati sues Madonna, claiming that her "Ray of Light" video is stolen from a clip he shot in 1994 for local pop star Biagio Antonacci.<br clear="none"/><br clea 2005 - Seven years after his death, rap legend 2Pac…

  3. Aerosmith In Classic Frame Of Mind On New Album

    June 23, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Aerosmith is in the thick of work on its new studio album, which should be out in spring 2007 via Columbia. The process had not been hindered by vocalist Steven Tyler's recent throat surgery, accordin Aerosmith is in the thick of work on its new studio album, which should be out in…

  4. Madrepore

    June 07, 2006 12:00 AM EDT After self-releasing its first album, recording the next and preparing to embark on a national tour, Chicago duo Duenow was struck with lingering illnesses, personal demons and, ultimately, reality. California band Madrepore evokes extreme reactions in people, much to vocalist Kinski Gallo&…

  5. This Day in Music

    May 25, 2006 12:00 AM EDT <b>2001 - </b>Modern rock acts Tantric, Powderfinger, Poe, and Ours inaugurate Atlanta's On The Bricks free weekly concert series. As previously reported, the concerts are to take place each Friday th 2005 - The "country girl" prevails as Carrie Underwood is named…

  6. Secret Machines / May 4, 2006 / Los Angeles (El Rey Theatre)

    May 15, 2006 12:00 AM EDT The Secret Machines are an artistic force to be reckoned with, best experienced in a live setting. Both albums from the New York-via-Dallas trio contain plenty of the thick, swirling sonic mood that p The Secret Machines are an artistic force to be reckoned with, best experienced in a live…

  7. 'Overcome' Together

    April 24, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Almost exactly a year since the release of his last Columbia studio album, "Devils & Dust," Bruce Springsteen returns this week with the first covers album of his career. Almost exactly a year since the release of his last Columbia studio album, "Devils & Dust,"…

  8. This Day in Music

    April 05, 2006 12:00 AM EDT <b>2000 - </b>Trace Adkins seriously injures two fingers on his left hand while working on his property in Middle Tennessee. Moving some rocks to correct an erosion problem, Adkins dislodges a 400-pou 2005 - The Library of Congress announces the third annual selection of 50 U.S.…

  9. This Day in Music

    March 30, 2006 12:00 AM EST <b>1969 - </b>No. 1 Billboard hit: "Dizzy," Tommy Roe. The song is Roe's biggest hit. It remains at No. 1 for four weeks and sells 6 million records.<br clear="none"/><br clear="none"/> 2002 - Diana Streisand Kind, mother of singer…

  10. U2 Rescheduling Vertigo Shows For November

    March 13, 2006 12:00 AM EST In the wake of their postponement last week, the 10 final shows of U2's Vertigo tour will be rescheduled for November, singer Bono told an Australian TV show today (March 13). An official announcement In the wake of their postponement last week, the 10 final shows of U2's Vertigo…

  11. Springsteen Does Seeger On First Covers Album

    March 02, 2006 12:00 AM EST Almost exactly a year since the release of his last Columbia studio album, "Devils & Dust," Bruce Springsteen will return April 25 with the first covers album of his career. "We Shall Overcome -- Almost exactly a year since the release of his last Columbia studio album, …

  12. Gabriel, Pavarotti Participate In Surreal Olympic Opening

    February 10, 2006 12:00 AM EST Peter Gabriel performed John Lennon's "Imagine" and tenor Luciano Pavarotti delivered the finale at today's (Feb. 10) opening ceremony to the Olympic Winter Games in Turin, Italy. Peter Gabriel performed John Lennon's "Imagine" and tenor Luciano Pavarotti…

  13. Rick Moranis Channels His Inner 'Cowboy'

    January 13, 2006 12:00 AM EST Having phased out his Hollywood career a decade ago, actor Rick Moranis ("Ghostbusters," "Spaceballs") returns to his first love, music, on the album "The Agoraphobic Cowboy," which earned a Grammy no Anyone who came of age in the 1980s is well-versed in the…

  14. Barker Performs

    January 09, 2006 12:00 AM EST Travis Barker performs during the North American International Auto Show in Detroit. Blink182 drummer Travis Barker hammers away on his drum kit on Jan. 8 during the Cadillac Escalade party at the North American International Auto Show in Detroit. Barker, star of the MTV reality show "…

  15. This Day in Music

    November 13, 2005 12:00 AM EST <b>2000 - </b>Alejandro Sanz caps a triumphant week when he wins awards for Spanish male artist and Spanish album at the Premios Amigo. The week before Sanz won identical awards at the 47th Premios On 2004 - Ol' Dirty Bastard, a founding member of the Wu-Tang Clan and one of…

  16. This Day in Music

    November 09, 2005 12:00 AM EST <b>1998 - </b>Atlantic Records co-founder Ahmet Ertegun and Bobby "Blue" Band receive lifetime achievement awards from the Blues Foundation at a ceremony held at the House of Blues in West Hollywood.< 2004 - Kenny Chesney is the big winner at the Country Music Assn. …

  17. M.C. Hammer Publishing Catalog Up For Sale

    October 31, 2005 12:00 AM EST Music publishing and other copyright assets of M.C. Hammer, whose legal name is Stanley Burrell, have been put up for sale nine years after the multi-platinum rapper first filed for bankruptcy in Cali Music publishing and other copyright assets of M.C. Hammer, whose legal name is Stanley…

  18. OnTV

    October 31, 2005 12:00 AM EST Music-related TV listings for Oct. 31-Nov. 6, 2005. MONDAY, OCT. 31 "Daily Download," Fuse Featured artist: Midtown. "The Tonight Show With Jay Leno," NBC Featured artists: Damian "Junior Gong" Marley, Ozzy Osbourne (also scheduled: Rosario Dawson). "Jimmy…

  19. Stars Celebrate BET's 25th In Los Angeles

    October 27, 2005 12:00 AM EDT BET formally celebrated its 25th anniversary last night (Oct. 26) during the taping of "25 Strong: The BET Silver Anniversary Special." BET formally celebrated its 25th anniversary last night (Oct. 26) during the taping of "25 Strong: The BET Silver Anniversary Special."…

  20. Billy Joel: The Life & Times Of An Angry Young Man (continued)

    October 25, 2005 12:00 AM EDT part three In 1981, Billy's contract with Columbia was up. Having spent so much money and time, and then having earned so much money, Columbia wanted to keep him. And so negotiations were begun. As Elizabeth had backed away from the business and Frank Weber took more and more control of…

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