1. Simple Minds Share 'Big Music' Tracklist, Post Video for 'Honest Town': Watch

    October 08, 2014 5:41 AM EDT Veteran Scottish alternative rock outfit Simple Minds will release Big Music next month, their first album of new material in five years.  The album is the result of collaborations old and new, including co-writer Iain Cook of Glasgow band Chvrches and producers Steve Osborne, Andy Wright…

  2. Simple Minds Ready for Rare U.S. Trek, Jim Kerr Says Band's in 'Tremendous Form'

    October 16, 2013 4:09 AM EDT “Eleven years? That’s an embarrassing gap.” So says Jim Kerr, lead singer and mainstay of Scotland’s Simple Minds of the group’s lengthy absence from North American shores. Following the March release of hits compilation "Celebrate," the band, which for the past couple of decades…

  3. May 5, 2009

    May 05, 2009 12:00 AM EDT – Zydeco pioneer Boozoo Chavis dies in Austin, Texas, after suffering a heart attack and a stroke. He is 70. 1999 – At the 34th annual Academy of Country Music Awards, Garth Brooks is named artist of the decade. 1997 – Gracie Katherine McGraw is born to husband-and-wife country singers…

  4. Simple Minds Sings From Its 'Soul'

    February 13, 2009 11:07 AM EST Veteran Scottish rock act Simple Minds has put the finishing touches on its next album, "Graffiti Soul," due May 25 from Universal. "Stylistically, this is a truly vibrant rock'n'roll album that's bursting at the seams with quite possibly the most ballsy pop…

  5. Original Simple Minds Lineup Hitting The Studio

    May 28, 2008 12:00 AM EDT The original lineup of Simple Minds will hit the studio next month for the first time in 27 years. The original lineup of Simple Minds will hit the studio next month for the first time in 27 years. Brian McGee, Derek Forbes, Mick McNeil, Jim Kerr and Charlie Burchill are aiming to record …

  6. This Day in Music

    January 03, 2008 12:00 AM EST - Britney Spears, 22, gets married in Las Vegas to childhood sweetheart Jason Allan Alexander from Kentwood, Louisiana. The lovebirds are hitched at 5 AM at the Little White Wedding Chapel, the f 2004 - Britney Spears, 22, gets married in Las Vegas to childhood sweetheart Jason Allan…

  7. This Day in Music

    January 03, 2007 12:00 AM EST - Britney Spears, 22, gets married in Las Vegas to childhood sweetheart Jason Allan Alexander from Kentwood, Louisiana. The lovebirds are hitched at 5 AM at the Little White Wedding Chapel, the f 2004 - Britney Spears, 22, gets married in Las Vegas to childhood sweetheart Jason Allan…

  8. Simple Minds Hit At Center Of New Documentary

    August 16, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Ever wonder why teen movies nowadays just don't strike the same chord as such '80s-era classics as "Last American Virgin" and "Fast Times at Ridgemont High?" Ever wonder why teen movies nowadays just don't strike the same chord as such '80s-era classics…

  9. This Day In Music

    January 03, 2006 12:00 AM EST - Composer/band leader/pianist and lounge-music icon Juan Garcia Esquivel dies in Jiutepec, Mexico, following a stroke. He is 83. 2004 - Britney Spears, 22, gets married in Las Vegas to childhood sweetheart Jason Allan Alexander from Kentwood, Louisiana. The lovebirds are hitched at 5 AM…

  10. Simple Minds Go 'Black And White' On New CD

    July 01, 2005 12:00 AM EDT With new wave revivalists like the Killers and the Bravery storming the U.S. charts, first wavers Simple Minds have picked a splendid time to drop their first all-new studio album in three years. With new wave revivalists like the Killers and the Bravery storming the U.S. charts, first wavers…

  11. This Day in Music

    January 03, 2005 12:00 AM EST <b>2002 - </b>Zac Foley, bassist with the highly successful early 1990s British modern rock act EMF, dies at the age of 31. 2002 - Zac Foley, bassist with the highly successful early 1990s British modern rock act EMF, dies at the age of 31. 2002 - Composer/band leader/pianist and…

  12. This Day in Music

    January 03, 2003 12:00 AM EST <b>2002 - </b>Zac Foley, bassist with the highly successful early 1990s British modern rock act EMF, dies at the age of 31. 2002 - Zac Foley, bassist with the highly successful early 1990s British modern rock act EMF, dies at the age of 31. 2002 - Composer/band leader/pianist and…