1. Wainwright To Keep It Simple On Next Album

    October 22, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Rufus Wainwright is planning to scale back the sonics for his next album. "I'm planning at the moment -- and I really want to stick to this -- that the album will just be a solo piano/voice, just sitt Rufus Wainwright is planning to scale back the sonics for his next album. "I&…

  2. Early Zappa Albums Due In Expanded Editions

    October 21, 2008 12:00 AM EDT The Zappa Family Trust will kick off a comprehensive campaign to commemorate the 40th anniversary of the late Frank Zappa's albums next month. The Zappa Family Trust will kick off a comprehensive campaign to commemorate the 40th anniversary of the late Frank Zappa's albums next…

  3. Aerosmith Itching To Finish Up New Album

    October 21, 2008 12:00 AM EDT After spending most of 2008 dealing with health issues, the members of Aerosmith plan to get back together in 2009 -- to, among other things, complete an album that group has already started recording After spending most of 2008 dealing with health issues, the members of Aerosmith plan to get…

  4. Against Me! Winding Down 'New Wave'

    October 20, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Against Me! is ready to "put the nail in the coffin of the 'New Wave' tour" for its latest album and get to work on some new music, according to drummer Warren Oakes. Against Me! is ready to "put the nail in the coffin of the 'New Wave' tour" for its…

  5. Four Tops' Fakir Salutes Levi Stubbs

    October 20, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Four Tops leader Abdul "Duke" Fakir called the late Levi Stubbs "one of the best singers in the world, period, of all time" and "a great man" today (Oct. 20), in the first comments from the group's ca Four Tops leader Abdul "Duke" Fakir called the…

  6. Pink, Keane Rule U.K. Charts

    October 20, 2008 12:00 AM EDT As Pink's "So What" (LaFace) started a third week atop the new U.K. singles chart, Keane scored a No. 1 debut with its third album, "Perfect Symmetry" (Universal Island). As Pink's "So What" (LaFace) started a third week atop the new U.K. singles chart,…

  7. This Day in Music

    October 18, 2008 12:00 AM EDT - Mexican singer Paulina Rubio, whose languishing career made a spectacular comeback with her 2000 release, "Paulina," is the big winner at the third annual El Premio de la Gente Ritmo Latino Mus 2001 - Mexican singer Paulina Rubio, whose languishing career made a spectacular…

  8. Matisyahu Sees The 'Light' With EP, Album

    October 17, 2008 12:00 AM EDT A desire to get some new music to his fans quickly is what led Matisyahu to create the "Shattered" EP, which comes out Oct. 21, in advance of his third studio album, "Light," which is due in early 200 A desire to get some new music to his fans quickly is what led Matisyahu…

  9. Four Tops Vocalist Levi Stubbs Dies At 72

    October 17, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Arguably the most powerful voice in Motown's storied history has been silenced. Four Tops lead singer Levi Stubbs, Jr., died today (Oct. 17) at his home in Detroit after a long series of illnesses. Arguably the most powerful voice in Motown's storied history has been silenced. Four…

  10. Bon Jovi, Springsteen, Police Lead Touring Award Finalists

    October 16, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Bon Jovi, Bruce Springsteen & the E Street Band and the Police are among the finalists for the 2008 Billboard Touring Awards, set for Nov. 20 at the Roosevelt Hotel in New York. Bon Jovi, Bruce Springsteen & the E Street Band and the Police are among the finalists for the 2008…

  11. This Day in Music

    October 15, 2008 12:00 AM EDT - The members of veteran independent rock act Dub Narcotic Sound System are involved in a car accident, forcing the hospitalization of frontman Calvin Johnson and bassist Chris Sutton. 2003 - The members of veteran independent rock act Dub Narcotic Sound System are involved in a car…

  12. This Day in Music

    October 12, 2008 12:00 AM EDT - Rapper 50 Cent takes home all five trophies for which he is nominated at the World Music Awards, held in Monaco. Russian teen duo t.A.T.u. picks up three awards, while Norah Jones and Eminem wi 2003 - Rapper 50 Cent takes home all five trophies for which he is nominated at the World…

  13. This Day in Music

    October 11, 2008 12:00 AM EDT - Singer Justin Hawkins announces that he has left British band the Darkness to continue his drug rehabilitation. 2006 - Singer Justin Hawkins announces that he has left British band the Darkness to continue his drug rehabilitation. 2004 - The Vote for Change tour wraps with a star…

  14. Good Charlotte Goes Dance On Remix Set

    October 10, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Putting a club-friendly twist on the greatest hits compilation, Good Charlotte will on Nov. 25 unveil "The Greatest Remixes," featuring new, dance-y versions of tracks like "Little Things," "Lifestyle Putting a club-friendly twist on the greatest hits compilation,…

  15. Panic At The Disco 'Writing Non-Stop' On Tour

    October 10, 2008 12:00 AM EDT After taking two-and-a-half years between its first two albums, Panic at the Disco is planning a quicker turnaround for its third -- like by spring or early summer of 2009, according to frontman Brend After taking two-and-a-half years between its first two albums, Panic at the Disco is…

  16. Squire: Anderson 'Absolutely' Still Part Of Yes

    October 09, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Although it's hitting the road this fall with a different lead singer, Yes hardly considers ailing frontman Jon Anderson to be out of the band. Although it's hitting the road this fall with a different lead singer, Yes hardly considers ailing frontman Jon Anderson to be out of the…

  17. Cobra Starship Still Dancing On Third Album

    October 08, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Cobra Starship may be on a headlining tour to promote its sophomore set, 2007's "Viva La Cobra!," but the New York quintet is already hard at work on album number three. Cobra Starship may be on a headlining tour to promote its sophomore set, 2007's "Viva La Cobra!,…

  18. Metallica To Emphasize 'Magnetic' On Tour

    October 08, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Metallica drummer Lars Ulrich promises that fans will hear "a lot of new songs" from "Death Magnetic" on the group's upcoming tour, which begins production rehearsals Monday in San Francisco and kicks Metallica drummer Lars Ulrich promises that fans will hear "a…

  19. Springsteen Wraps Obama Tour In Michigan

    October 06, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Bruce Springsteen concluded his three-day barnstorming tour in support of Democratic presidential nominee Barack Obama today (Oct. 6) with an eight-song, 50-minute acoustic set at Oestrike Stadium on Bruce Springsteen concluded his three-day barnstorming tour in support of Democratic…

  20. Chiodos Reissues New Album, Plots Another

    October 06, 2008 12:00 AM EDT A new album, and a new version of its latest release, are the hot items on Michigan hard rock outfit Chiodos' plate these days. A new album, and a new version of its latest release, are the hot items on Michigan hard rock outfit Chiodos' plate these days. Frontman Craig Owens tells…

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