1. TV on the Radio Cancels European Tour After Drummer Hospitalized

    February 06, 2015 5:34 AM EST TV on the Radio has scrapped its tour of the U.K. and Europe at the eleventh hour due to a mystery illness afflicting its drummer.  The New York-based art-rock outfit confirmed the trek, which was due to start Friday (Feb. 6) in Milan, would be nixed because drummer Jahphet Landis had been…

  2. Album Review: TV On The Radio's 'Seeds' Makes a Giant Leap Toward the Mainstream

    November 18, 2014 2:43 PM EST More than a decade after emerging from Brooklyn as a leader of the local indie renaissance, TV on the Radio could invite the kinds of criticisms often hurled at its hometown -- that it was better when it was dirtier, edgier and a little dangerous. But few fans have griped about the band&…

  3. Tunde Adebimpe Considered Ending TV On the Radio Prior to New Album 'Seeds'

    November 17, 2014 6:50 PM EST In April of 2011, New York alternative heroes TV On The Radio released their fourth studio album, Nine Types Of Light . Just nine days later, bassist Gerard Smith passed away from lung cancer. Despite the tragedy, the band went out and completed a worldwide tour for the critically acclaimed…

  4. TV on the Radio Announces New Album 'Seeds' With Trippy Video

    July 29, 2014 11:52 AM EDT TV on the Radio has been hinting at it for a while, but the news is finally here. The auditory magicians have a new album coming out on Harvest, their new, post-Interscope label home. Governors Ball 2014: TV on the Radio Holds Their Own Against Stiff Set Time Competition Seeds will drop…

  5. Tommy Ramone’s Death: The Music World Reacts on Twitter

    July 12, 2014 10:58 AM EDT As news broke of Ramones drummer and last surviving founding member Tommy Ramone’s death on Friday at the age of 65, the music world paid tribute via social media. Tommy Ramone, Ramones Drummer, Dies at 65 Tommy Ramone, born Erdelyi Tamas in 1949, formed the Ramones with singer Jeffrey…

  6. TV on the Radio 'Collecting Material For a Record,' Done with Interscope

    April 24, 2013 9:43 PM EDT The rock act plans to release "smaller things" until an album comes together. TV on the Radio are "collecting material for a record," the band's Tunde Adebimpe told SPIN . For the group's first recordings since 2011 album "Nine Types of Light" -- and…

  7. TV On The Radio's Gerard Smith Dies of Lung Cancer

    April 20, 2011 4:17 PM EDT T V on the Radio bassist Gerard Smith has died of lung cancer, the band announced on its official website Wednesday (Apr. 20). He was 36. "We are very sad to announce the death of our beloved friend and bandmate, Gerard Smith, following a courageous fight against lung cancer," the…

  8. TV on the Radio Tests Out Virtual Reality in 'Will Do' Video

    March 24, 2011 4:50 PM EDT The TV on the Radio guys test out an alternate reality in the trippy, heartbreaking music video for "Will Do." The alt-rock veterans released the clip today (Mar. 24) as the first visual from forthcoming album "Nine Types of Light," due Apr. 12 on Interscope. In the clip,…

  9. TV on the Radio Bassist Battling Lung Cancer

    March 15, 2011 1:42 PM EDT As Brooklyn indie rockers TV on the Radio gear up for the release of their next album, "Nine Types of Light," the group has revealed that bassist-keyboardist Gerard Smith is currently battling lung cancer. In a message on its official website , the band disclosed that Smith has been…

  10. The Cure 'Dreams' On With New Album

    August 29, 2008 12:00 AM EDT The Cure's long-in-the-works new album, "4:13 Dream," is slated for an Oct. 14 U.S. release via Suretone/Geffen. The Cure's long-in-the-works new album, "4:13 Dream," is slated for an Oct. 14 U.S. release via Suretone/Geffen. The set, which was first expected out…

  11. New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival / April 27-29, 2006 / New Orleans (Fair Grounds Race Course)

    May 02, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Last year's edition of the New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival was aptly dubbed a miracle, because divine intervention -- manifested via major sponsorship from Shell Oil Co. and the sheer determina Last year's edition of the New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival was aptly dubbed…

  12. TV On The Radio Album Gets North American Release

    July 14, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Following its July 3 overseas release via 4AD and a much-hyped leaked version which circled the Internet this spring, TV On The Radio's second full-length, "Return to Cookie Mountain," will finally ar Following its July 3 overseas release via 4AD and a much-hyped leaked version…

  13. 13TunesOnTV

    March 21, 2005 12:00 AM EST Music-related TV listings for March 21-27, 2005. Mon / Tues / Wed / Thurs / Fri / Sat / Sun MONDAY, MARCH 21 "Good Morning America," ABC Featured artist: Jesse McCartney. "The Late Show With David Letterman," CBS Featured artist: Gwen Stefani (also scheduled: Sandra…

  14. 10TunesOnTV

    February 28, 2005 12:00 AM EST Music-related TV listings for Feb. 28-March 6, 2005. Mon / Tues / Wed / Thurs / Fri / Sat / Sun MONDAY, FEB. 28 "Faith Evans Makes a Video," MTV2 Featured artist: Faith Evans ("Again"). "The View," ABC Featured artist: Ryan Cabrera (also scheduled: Joan Collins).…

  15. 52TunesOnTV

    December 20, 2004 12:00 AM EST Music-related TV listings for Dec. 20-26, 2004. Mon / Tues / Wed / Thurs / Fri / Sat / Sun MONDAY, DEC. 20 "The Early Show," CBS Featured artist: Madonna. "Today," NBC Featured artist: Chris Isaak (also scheduled: Sigourney Weaver). "The View," ABC Featured…

  16. 51TunesOnTV

    December 13, 2004 12:00 AM EST Music-related TV listings for Dec. 13-19, 2004. Mon / Tues / Wed / Thurs / Fri / Sat / Sun MONDAY, DEC. 13 "The Tony Danza Show," Syndicated Featured artist: Hayley Westenra (also scheduled: Anjelica Houston, Michael McKean). "Playlistism," MTV2 Featured artists: Ying Yang…