1. Mellencamp, T-Bone Burnett Take Rural Route To 'Better' Album

    May 24, 2010 1:37 PM EDT A 55-year-old reel-to-reel Amex tape recorder, a single microphone and three historic recording sites were John Mellencamp's tools for making his new album, "No Better Than This," which is due out Aug. 3 -- seven weeks after he releases a retrospective box set, "On the…

  2. 'Original Blasters' Return To The Road

    October 02, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Reunited roots rock kingpins the Blasters will hit the road next month for their first tour in nearly two decades. Reunited roots rock kingpins the Blasters will hit the road next month for their first tour in nearly two decades. Although other incarnations of the act have existed in that…