1. Bruno Mars Unveils Massive 'Moonshine Jungle' World Tour

    February 20, 2013 12:30 PM EST Pop-rock star Bruno Mars will head out on his most expansive headlining tour to date with a five-month-long arena trek dubbed Moonshine Jungle World Tour. The tour, which supports Mars' sophomore album "Unorthodox Jukebox," kicks off on June 22 in Washington, D.C. Last…

  2. Fall Out Boy Brings Fast-Moving Reunion To New York: Live Review

    February 06, 2013 2:30 PM EST The security guards at the Studio at Webster Hall hated Fall Out Boy's show on Tuesday night (Feb. 5). Throughout the 90-minute performance, two huge men acted as offensive linemen while flanking lead singer Patrick Stump, trying to steer the onslaught of crowd-surfers away from the…

  3. Fall Out Boy's Reunion: Looking Back at the Hiatus, Side Projects & Rumors

    February 04, 2013 6:55 PM EST When Fall Out Boy went on hiatus in the fall of 2009, there were rumors, misquotes and a lot of confusion as to what the band's break actually meant. Were they gone forever? For a specified amount of time? Or were the four members -- Pete Wentz, Patrick Stump, Andy Hurley and Joe…

  4. Fall Out Boy to 'Save Rock and Roll' in May

    February 04, 2013 10:10 AM EST Band announces new album, single and tour around first album since 2008 Fall Out Boy is a band on a mission… to "Save Rock and Roll," the title of the pop-punk group's first album in over four years, it was announced Monday morning in Chicago. "Save Rock and Roll…

  5. Alicia Keys Talks Super Bowl Performance, Debuts 'Mister and Pete' Film at Sundance

    January 19, 2013 2:00 PM EST It's a busy week for Alicia Keys . The singer-songwriter is set to perform at three events during Barack Obama's presidential inauguration on Monday. She'll sing the National Anthem at the Super Bowl on Feb. 3. And meanwhile, she popped over to Park City, Utah, to debut her…

  6. Rolling Stones Give Brooklyn What It Wants

    December 09, 2012 3:15 AM EST Hours/23 Songs/50 Years -- Mick, Keith, Charlie and Ron Fuggedabout Age and Rock Brooklyn for the First Time "It's great to be here in Brooklyn, in this great new arena," Mick Jagger said early in the Rolling Stones ' first-ever show in the borough Saturday night. "…

  7. Chris Stamp, Who Helped Launch The Who, Jimi Hendrix, Dead at 70

    November 25, 2012 11:05 AM EST Co-Managed The Who With Kit Lambert; Started Track Records and Signed Hendrix, Releasing 'Are You Experienced' On stage at Detroit's Joe Louis Arena on Saturday night, The Who's Roger Daltrey saluted Chris Stamp -- one of the two early managers that launched the group'…

  8. Saint Etienne On Serving U.S. Fans, Now Without a Label

    October 30, 2012 6:35 PM EDT U.K. indie-pop trio Saint Etienne has gained a cult-like, if increasingly large, following in the United States over the past two decades - enough to lure the band back Stateside for the first time in nearly seven years for a tour in support of its latest album, "Words And Music By Saint…

  9. Dispatch Returns With First Album in 12 Years

    August 20, 2012 5:20 PM EDT On a recent afternoon, Chad Stokes stuffed a van with all of his worldly possessions and emptied the junk at the local dump. After a few years living with his wife and daughter at his parents' house in a sleepy little bedroom town, Stokes had decided to head back to Boston. The move is…

  10. Paul McCartney to Pussy Riot: 'Stay Strong'

    August 16, 2012 9:45 AM EDT Paul McCartney is pledging support for Pussy Riot, the Russian all-girl punk trio facing up to seven years in prison for "hooliganism." Pussy Riot Rallies to Greet Friday's Verdict The legendary singer-songwriter joins such artists as Madonna and Bjork in urging Russia to free…

  11. Pussy Riot Rallies to Greet Friday's Verdict

    August 15, 2012 9:10 AM EDT Punk Band, Jailed for Five Months Following an Anti-Putin Stunt, Gains Global Support The global campaign to free Pussy Riot is gaining speed: Supporters of the punk provocateur band mobilize this week in at least a two dozen cities worldwide to hold simultaneous demonstrations an hour before…

  12. Jordin Sparks at Work on Third Album as 'Sparkle' Approaches

    August 09, 2012 10:40 AM EDT On Promoting 'Sparkle' Without Whitney: "This was supposed to be her moment, you know" With her first film -- "Sparkle," co-starring alongside the late Whitney Houston -- opening on Aug. 17, Jordin Sparks is already hard at work on her next recording and acting…

  13. Exclusive: Pete Seeger Duets With Bruce Springsteen, Steve Earle on New Album

    August 01, 2012 10:00 AM EDT Folk Icon Releasing Two Albums on Sept. 25: 'A More Perfect Union' and 'Pete Remembers Woody' Folk music legend Pete Seeger , 93, is releasing two albums on Appleseed Recordings. "A More Perfect Union" features 14 new songs that Seeger has penned with singer…

  14. The Who Announce 'Quadrophenia' Tour

    July 18, 2012 3:00 PM EDT Also: Band Records 'Fabulous Ending' for Olympics Finale The Who are heading back on the road after a four-year break and bringing their 1973 rock opera "Quadrophenia" with them. Surviving original members Pete Townshend and Roger Daltrey announced the tour -- a 36-date…

  15. Exclusive: 'Weeds' Revives 'Little Boxes' Theme With Ben Folds, Steve Martin

    July 12, 2012 6:30 PM EDT Showtime's "Weeds" began its eighth and final season Sunday and has returned to using Malvina Reynolds ' "Little Boxes," a folk ditty written in 1962 about growing housing tracts in the San Francisco Bay area. As the show did in its second and third seasons, the…

  16. Doc Watson, Folk Guitar Icon, Dies at 89

    May 29, 2012 9:15 PM EDT Doc Watson, the Grammy-award winning folk musician whose lightning-fast style of flatpicking influenced guitarists around the world for more than a half-century, died Tuesday at a hospital in Winston-Salem, according to a hospital spokeswoman and his manager. He was 89. Watson, who was blind…

  17. Coachella 2012: 10 Best Performances of Both Weekends

    April 23, 2012 11:35 AM EDT This year, Southern California got two Coachellas for the price of one. The unprecedented model of having identical festivals on consecutive weekends not only meant that more fans got to have fun in the blazing sun, it also gave the artists two chances to bring their A-game to the desert. Set…

  18. Ultra Music Fest 2012: 10 Things Seen & Heard Friday

    March 24, 2012 12:40 PM EDT Kraftwerk, Tiesto, Afrojack and... Paris Hilton? Here's the Day 1 Scene From Miami After six years having the Ultra Music Festival at the larger-capacity Bicentennial Park, construction at that site sent the annual party back at its original downtown Miami home, Bayfront Park, this year.…

  19. Van Halen Rocks NYC Club, Announces Album & Tour Plans

    January 06, 2012 11:00 AM EST Van Halen kicked off what promises to be a busy 2012 with a fiery, hit-laden show at Cafe Wha? in New York on Thursday night (Jan. 5). As the rock legends played to a collection of rock critics and headbanging celebs at the crammed, 250-capacity club, their new label, Interscope Records, was…

  20. Hot Tours: Pearl Jam, Dolly Parton, Taylor Swift

    December 16, 2011 12:05 PM EST Veteran band Pearl Jam tops the weekly Hot Tours tally with $25.4 million in ticket sales totals reported from eight venues on its recent concert tour through South and Central America. Kicking off with two performances at Morumbi Stadium in São Paulo, Brazil on Nov. 3-4, the band played in…

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