1. Crystal Bowersox of 'Idol' to Drop Second Album in March

    January 08, 2013 10:30 AM EST The wait is over for fans of "American Idol" alum Crystal Bowersox, who will release her second studio album in March through her new label, Shanachie Entertainment. The season nine runner-up will record tracks in "either Nashville or Los Angeles," according to a press…

  2. Los Lobos Talk 'Rubic's Cube' of Options for 40th Anniversary

    August 21, 2012 12:05 PM EDT Until then, band celebrates 20 years since release of classic "Kiko" album Los Lobos celebrates the 20th anniversary of its lauded "Kiko" album this week with three special release, but an even more important milestone -- the group's 40th -- looms next year,…

  3. Deer Tick's John McCauley Started a Joke, Ended Up With Diamond Rugs

    April 25, 2012 6:30 PM EDT New Indie Supergroup Includes Los Lobos' Steve Berlin, Now Helping With Next Deer Tick Album John McCauley's association with Los Lobos' Steve Berlin in the new indie supergroup Diamond Rugs is yielding dividends for his other band, Deer Tick. Currently on the road promoting…

  4. When Will Deer Tick Split? 'If Someone Dies or Quits'

    November 18, 2011 11:50 AM EST Founder John McCauley Says 'Nobody at This Point Could Be Replaced' With its fourth album, "Divine Providence," Rhode Island's Deer Tick has finally become "a real band" -- which is what founder John McCauley says he originally envisioned seven years ago. …

  5. Los Lobos Find New Home At Shout! Factory

    June 11, 2009 9:13 AM EDT Three time Grammy Award-winning band Los Lobos is targeting early 2010 for the release of its 18th album now that the group has found a new label home at Shout! Factory. Multi-instrumentalist and producer Steve Berlin tells Billboard.com that with the deal now in place, the long-lived quintet…

  6. Los Lobos Rocks Out For The Kids

    July 17, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Not only is Los Lobos hitting the road with Los Lonely Boys for the month-long, "Brotherhood Tour," which kicks off tomorrow (July 18) in Portland, Ore., the group is prepping a children's album fille Not only is Los Lobos hitting the road with Los Lonely Boys for the month…

  7. Calexico

    January 02, 2007 12:00 AM EST My nephews, Jack and Chase are there to help blow out the candles on the cake. My Mom and Dad sing me a song in honor of the birthday. They are sweet. My face goes red and I sink into my sweater as my Los Angeles, CA Dec 5, 2006 Hotel Cafe We start the day early and hit the road at 8am. I…

  8. Los Lobos / Dec. 2, 2006 / St. Petersburg, Fla. (Jannus Landing)

    December 13, 2006 12:00 AM EST The world's greatest roots-rock'n'roll band? If musical substance counts as much as style points, then honors yet again go to Los Lobos, now trotting the globe in support of the superb new disc "The T The world's greatest roots-rock'n'roll band? If musical…

  9. Alvin Heads 'West' Into California Dream

    March 24, 2006 12:00 AM EST An album of cover versions can sometimes be a window into a musician's roots An album of cover versions can sometimes be a window into a musician's roots. So it is with Dave Alvin's "West of the West," due May 30 from Yep Roc Records. The set gathers a baker's…

  10. Shocked Completes Diverse Album Trio

    March 30, 2005 12:00 AM EST Singer/songwriter Michelle Shocked will release three albums June 7 on her own Mighty Sound label through RED Distribution. Singer/songwriter Michelle Shocked will release three albums June 7 on her own Mighty Sound label through RED Distribution. "I'm not gonna try to convince…

  11. Top Acts Petition Against Seven-Year Law

    January 24, 2002 12:00 AM EST In a day of high-profile lobbying, Don Henley, Courtney Love, Carole King, Beck, Stevie Nicks, and Sheryl Crow, along with the Deftones, Steve Berlin (Los Lobos), Paul Doucette (matchbox twenty), and In a day of high-profile lobbying, Don Henley, Courtney Love, Carole King, Beck, Stevie Nicks…

  12. New Album To Celebrate Los Lobos' 25th

    October 08, 2001 12:00 AM EDT The members of Los Lobos are in the studio working on their 11th studio album, this time with producer John Leckie (Radiohead, XTC). The as-yet-untitled album's spring release will coincide with the b The members of Los Lobos are in the studio working on their 11th studio album, this…

  13. Maverick Malo Planning Solo Turn

    May 04, 2001 12:00 AM EDT Mavericks singer Raul Malo plans to record his debut solo album in one scant week. Starting May 14, the artist will head into a Los Angeles recording studio with producer Steve Berlin (Los Lobos) and Mavericks singer Raul Malo plans to record his debut solo album in one scant week. Starting…

  14. Los Super Seven Regroups On 'Canto'

    March 09, 2001 12:00 AM EST With its new-model takes on border-town ballads and fiesta classics, Tex-Mex supergroup Los Super Seven -- comprising Los Lobos' David Hidalgo and Cesar Rosas, Rick Trevino, Flaco Jimenez, Joe Ely, With its new-model takes on border-town ballads and fiesta classics, Tex-Mex supergroup…

  15. Los Super Seven Regroups On 'Canto'

    March 09, 2001 12:00 AM EST A reconfigured version of Los Super Seven returns March 13 with the Columbia/Legacy album "Canto," whose songs can be traced to far-flung corners of the Latin diaspora -- incorporating Cuban and South With its new-model takes on border-town ballads and fiesta classics, Tex-Mex…