1. Frank Zappa Drummer Jimmy Carl Black Dies

    November 05, 2008 12:00 AM EST Jimmy Carl Black, drummer, vocalist and self-anointed "Indian of the group" of Frank Zappa's the Mothers of Invention, has died at age 70. Jimmy Carl Black, drummer, vocalist and self-anointed "Indian of the group" of Frank Zappa's the Mothers of Invention, has…

  2. Mates Of State Prep Fifth Album, Tour

    May 06, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Eclectic pop duo Mates Of State will return May 20 with "Re-Arrange Us," the group's fifth album since 2000 and second for Barsuk. Eclectic pop duo Mates Of State will return May 20 with “Re-Arrange Us,” the group’s fifth album since 2000 and second for Barsuk. Fans will notice…

  3. Dwele 'Sketches' New Album For June

    April 21, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Singer/songwriter/producer Dwele will release his third album, "Sketches of a Man," on June 24 via RT Music Group/Koch Records. Singer/songwriter/producer Dwele will release his third album, "Sketches of a Man," on June 24 via RT Music Group/Koch Records. The G-1-produced …

  4. This Day in Music

    February 06, 2008 12:00 AM EST - A cover of Joseph Arthur's "In the Sun" recorded by R.E.M. frontman Michael Stipe as a digital EP becomes available via the iTunes Music Store. Proceeds from sales of the single benefit Mercy C 2006 - A cover of Joseph Arthur's "In the Sun" recorded by R.E…

  5. Dwele Savors Grammy Nod, Preps New Album

    December 27, 2007 12:00 AM EST R&B singer Dwele says he's "on schedule, pretty much" for his third album, the follow-up to 2005's "Some Kinda...," which he hopes to release in late March on Koch. R&B singer Dwele says he's "on schedule, pretty much" for his third album,…

  6. This Day in Music

    November 22, 2007 12:00 AM EST - Tim McGraw, the Black Eyed Peas, Green Day, Destiny's Child and Kelly Clarkson triumph, each taking two trophies away from the 33rd annual American Music Awards at the Shrine Auditorium in Los 2005 - Tim McGraw, the Black Eyed Peas, Green Day, Destiny's Child and Kelly…

  7. IFPI Makes File-Trading Site OiNK Squeal

    October 25, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Kennedy's comments came in the wake of a two-year investigation by the IFPI and its U.K. affiliate the BPI into the activities of oink.cd, described by the IFPI as a major player in the black market f Music critics beware: the IFPI is putting the clamps on prerelease leaks. London-based…

  8. Mates Of State Get Busy On Fifth Album

    September 26, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Mates Of State are eight songs deep into writing a new record, due in early 2008 via Barsuk. The as-yet-untitled effort will be the husband-wife duo's fifth set, and follow-up to 2006's "Bring It Back Mates Of State are eight songs deep into writing a new record, due in early…

  9. Victimless 'Crime'

    July 15, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Fans of singer/songwriter Suzanne Vega's literary folk-pop ballads have gone six years without a new batch, a wait that finally comes to an end this week with "Beauty & Crime," the first fruit of Fans of singer/songwriter Suzanne Vega's literary folk-pop ballads have…

  10. Wolfgang's Vault Files Countersuit Over Archives

    March 05, 2007 12:00 AM EST A rock archive Web site is fighting back against a copyright lawsuit brought by some of music's most notable classic rock acts, dragging two major record labels into the battle. A rock archive Web site is fighting back against a copyright lawsuit brought by some of music's most…

  11. This Day in Music

    February 06, 2007 12:00 AM EST - A cover of Joseph Arthur's "In the Sun" recorded by R.E.M. frontman Michael Stipe as a digital EP becomes available via the iTunes Music Store. Proceeds from sales of the single benefit Mercy C 2006 - A cover of Joseph Arthur's "In the Sun" recorded by R.E…

  12. Snoop Dogg Sued Over Football Reality Show

    January 05, 2007 12:00 AM EST For Snoop Dogg, nothing comes easy -- even starting a youth football league. New York-based Natural Resources Media & Technology Group has filed suit against the rapper's Snoop Youth Football Leag For Snoop Dogg, nothing comes easy -- even starting a youth football league. New York…

  13. This Day in Music

    November 22, 2006 12:00 AM EST <b>1997 - </b>Michael Hutchence, lead singer of Australia's premiere pop phenomenon, INXS, is found hanging in his fifth floor suite at the Ritz- Carlton hotel in Sydney.<br clear="none"/><br clear="n 2005 - Tim McGraw, the Black Eyed Peas, Green Day,…

  14. 24OnTV

    June 12, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Music-related TV listings for June 12-18, 2006. MONDAY, JUNE 12 "Makes A Video," MTV2 Featured artist(s): Ice Cube, Snoop Dogg, Lil' J. "The Tonight Show with Jay Leno," NBC Featured artist(s): Gnarls Barkley (also featured: Keanu Reeves, Joey Lauren Adams). "…

  15. Mates Of State / April 12, 2006 / New York (Bowery Ballroom)

    April 25, 2006 12:00 AM EDT What's wrong with a Mates Of State show? It's not their expertise. Keyboardist Kori Gardner and drummer Jason Hammel know how to hold down their own territory, despite the fact they sing in rounds, th What's wrong with a Mates Of State show? It's not their expertise.…

  16. Barenaked Ladies Set Sail With Guster

    March 27, 2006 12:00 AM EST The Barenaked Ladies will team with Guster for the Ships and Dip Cruise early next year. The Barenaked Ladies will team with Guster for the Ships and Dip Cruise early next year. The four-day trip, which will tour through the Turks and Caicos islands in the Caribbean, promises group and solo…

  17. Guster Goes Green For Spring Tour

    February 23, 2006 12:00 AM EST In partnership with environmental non-profit organization Reverb, Guster will embark on the Campus Consciousness tour starting March 29 at the University of Puget Sound in Tacoma, Wash. In partnership with environmental non-profit organization Reverb, Guster will embark on the Campus…

  18. This Day in Music

    February 06, 2006 12:00 AM EST <b>1999 - </b>The Japanese indie scene mourns former Super Junky Monkey lead vocalist Mutsumi Fukuhara (born Takahashi), after the singer apparently falls from the balcony of her apartment in Osaka. F 2005 - Merle Kilgore, a legendary figure in country music, dies from congestive…

  19. 'Walk The Line' Earns Five Oscar Nominations

    January 31, 2006 12:00 AM EST Although the shadow of "Brokeback Mountain" looms large, the Johnny Cash biopic "Walk the Line" pulled in five Academy Award nominations this morning (Jan. 31). Although the shadow of "Brokeback Mountain" looms large, the Johnny Cash biopic "Walk the Line…

  20. On TV

    January 09, 2006 12:00 AM EST Music-related TV listings for Jan. 9-15, 2006. MONDAY, JAN. 9 "Attack of the Show," G4 Featured artist(s): Project 86 (also scheduled: Uwe Boll). "Influenc'd: Green Day," Fuse Featured artist(s): Green Day, Hawthorne Heights, blink-182, Bayside/Name Taken, Taking Back…

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