1. Led Zeppelin To Tour, Record Without Plant?

    October 28, 2008 12:00 AM EDT The non-singing members of Led Zeppelin apparently aren't waiting around for Robert Plant to sign off on a reunion tour and/or album. In an interview with BBC Radio, bassist John Paul Jones said he an The non-singing members of Led Zeppelin apparently aren't waiting around for…

  2. Jennifer Hudson's Nephew Feared Dead In Chicago

    October 27, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Chicago police searching for Jennifer Hudson's missing 7-year-old nephew found the body of a young boy today (Oct. 27) in the same SUV sought in the manhunt for the boy. Chicago police searching for Jennifer Hudson's missing 7-year-old nephew found the body of a young boy today (Oct…

  3. Reports: Jennifer Hudson Mother, Brother Killed

    October 24, 2008 12:00 AM EDT The mother and brother of Academy Award-winning actress and rising music star Jennifer Hudson were found shot to death in the mother's Chicago home on today (Oct. 24), according to reports. The mother and brother of Academy Award-winning actress and rising music star Jennifer Hudson were…

  4. 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,…

  5. Chart Beat: T.I., James Taylor, Kellie Pickler

    October 09, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Fred discusses chart action from T.I., James Taylor, Kellie Pickler and more! T.I., T.I., OH!: In a very newsy chart week, one newsmaker stands out above the rest: T.I. rewrites chart history, not only replacing himself at No. 1 on The Billboard Hot 100 but replacing himself as the artist…

  6. Ben Folds Live Tracks Head To iTunes

    October 03, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Ben Folds has teamed with iTunes for an innovative new program, "The Sounds of Last Night ... This Morning," in which the singer/songwriter's live recordings will be available for purchase almost imme Ben Folds has teamed with iTunes for an innovative new program, "The…

  7. This Day in Music

    October 02, 2008 12:00 AM EDT - Shirley Horn, the Grammy-winning jazz vocalist and pianist known for her intimate, whispery vocals and top-drawer piano playing, dies at Gladys Spellman Nursing Home in Cheverly, Md., following 2005 - Shirley Horn, the Grammy-winning jazz vocalist and pianist known for her intimate,…

  8. The Von Bondies Sign With Majordomo

    September 30, 2008 12:00 AM EDT After months of searching, the Von Bondies have finally found a home. The Detroit rock group has signed to Majordomo Records, a division of Shout Factory, and will release its third album, "Love, Hate After months of searching, the Von Bondies have finally found a home. The Detroit rock…

  9. Plant: No Tour Or Recording With Zeppelin

    September 29, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Robert Plant has put the hammer down on rumors he will join Led Zeppelin for a 2009 tour and recording sessions. In a statement on his Web site, Plant says he "has no intention whatsoever of touring w Robert Plant has put the hammer down on rumors he will join Led Zeppelin for a 2009…

  10. 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…

  11. Jenny's New Jams

    September 21, 2008 12:00 AM EDT While it took Rilo Kiley the better part of a decade to rise through the indie rock ranks, frontwoman Jenny Lewis proved an immediate force to be reckoned with her 2006 solo debut, "Rabbit Fur Coat." While it took Rilo Kiley the better part of a decade to rise through the indie rock…

  12. Lindsey Buckingham / Sept. 10, 2008 / Portland, Ore. (Newmark Theatre)

    September 15, 2008 12:00 AM EDT "It's our third show ... this is in support of a new album that is actually not out yet," Lindsey Buckingham half-apologized, having begun his set with two songs from the disc in question: "Gift of Sc "It's our third show ... this is in support of a new album…

  13. T.I.'s 'Like' Starts Third Week Atop Hot 100

    September 11, 2008 12:00 AM EDT T.I.'s "Whatever You Like" begins a third week at No. 1 on the Billboard Hot 100 and is the fastest-growing track at radio. It remains a digital hit as well, having sold 145,000 copies in the United S T.I.'s "Whatever You Like" begins a third week at No. 1 on the…

  14. Chesney, Strait, Sugarland Lead CMA Noms

    September 10, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Kenny Chesney leads all finalists with seven nominations for the 42nd annual Country Music Association Awards. Kenny Chesney leads all finalists with seven nominations for the 42nd annual Country Music Association Awards. George Strait and duo Sugarland each nabbed five nominations, with…

  15. Noel Gallagher Attacked Onstage In Toronto

    September 08, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Oasis guitarist Noel Gallagher was assaulted onstage last night (Sept. 7) during the band's headlining set at Toronto's Virgin Festival on Toronto Island Park. Oasis guitarist Noel Gallagher was assaulted onstage last night (Sept. 7) during the band's headlining set at Toronto&…

  16. Chart Beat: Jason Mraz, B.B. King, 'Gypsy'

    September 04, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Fred discusses chart action from Jason Mraz, B.B. King, "Gypsy" and more! 'YOURS' SONG: The little bedroom demo that could gives Jason Mraz his first top 10 hit on the Hot 100. "I'm Yours" was written in 2004 while Mraz was working on his "Mr. A to Z…

  17. T.I.'s 'Like' Still Tops On Hot 100

    September 04, 2008 12:00 AM EDT A week after setting a new record with 71-1 jump, T.I.'s "Whatever You Like" remains No. 1 on the Billboard Hot 100 thanks to download sales of more than 176,000 units, according to Nielsen SoundScan. A week after setting a new record with 71-1 jump, T.I.'s "Whatever…

  18. Bruce Springsteen / Aug. 30, 2008 / Milwaukee (Veteran's Park)

    September 02, 2008 12:00 AM EDT The hardcore sniffed that since this wasn't an "official" show and that anyone making the trek to the open-air, open-seating Veteran's Park concert grounds was bound for a let down. "This is the last official night of our 'Magic' tour," announced Bruce…

  19. Mayday Parade

    August 29, 2008 12:00 AM EDT The old cliché "slow and steady wins the race" doesn't apply as often as it used to in the music biz, but emo/power-pop outfit Mayday Parade proves the formula still works. The old cliché "slow and steady wins the race" doesn't apply as often as it used to in the…

  20. Slipknot

    August 26, 2008 12:00 AM EDT The moment is burned into the mind of Roadrunner Records president Jonas Nachsin. It was 1999, and his label had convinced Ozzfest organizers to put its newly signed band, Slipknot, on the festival's The moment is burned into the mind of Roadrunner Records president Jonas Nachsin. It was…

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