1. Bootsy Collins Spearheading James Brown Tribute

    May 06, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Bootsy Collins is spearheading a star-studded tour dubbed "A Tribute to James Brown" featuring alumni from Brown’s own legendary J.B.’s that is slated for the fall. Bootsy Collins is spearheading a star-studded tour dubbed "A Tribute to James Brown" featuring alumni from…

  2. With New Order Kaput, Hook Presses On With Freebass

    September 07, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Peter Hook has no interest in being idle. The former New Order/Joy Division bassist is making progress with his new project Freebass, which gathers Smiths bassist Andy Rouke and Stone Roses counterpar Peter Hook has no interest in being idle. The former New Order/Joy Division bassist is…

  3. Wilson Funeral Set For Monday In Manchester

    August 15, 2007 12:00 AM EDT The funeral of Factory Records founder Tony Wilson will take place Monday (Aug. 20) at the Hidden Gem Church in Manchester, England. The funeral of Factory Records founder Tony Wilson will take place Monday (Aug. 20) at the Hidden Gem Church in Manchester, England. The ceremony will be open…

  4. Joy Division/New Order Manager Wilson Dies

    August 10, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Tony Wilson, who managed U.K. rock bands Joy Division, New Order and Happy Mondays, has died. Tony Wilson, who managed U.K. rock bands Joy Division, New Order and Happy Mondays, has died. The Manchester Evening News reported that the 57-year-old, who also co-founded Factory Records and the…

  5. Happy Mondays Nearly Confirmed For In The City Confab

    April 27, 2007 12:00 AM EDT According to Tony Wilson, mastermind of In the City of New York two-day music confab held June 13-14 at the W Hotel Union Square, the Happy Mondays will likely perform at the opening night party at th According to Tony Wilson, mastermind of In the City of New York two-day music confab, the…

  6. Cancer Not Curtailing Factory's Tony Wilson

    February 16, 2007 12:00 AM EST Factory Records founder Tony Wilson may be battling kidney cancer, but that isn't stopping him from moving forward with plans for the 2007 editions of his long-running In the City music seminars in Lo Factory Records founder Tony Wilson may be battling kidney cancer, but that isn't…

  7. New Order Sings For The 'Sirens'

    January 08, 2005 12:00 AM EST Veteran British rock act New Order will return this spring with a new album, "Waiting for the Sirens Call," according to its official Web site. The set is due March 28 in the U.K. via Warner Music, wi Veteran British rock act New Order will return this spring with a new album , …

  8. Rhino Box Surveys Fertile '80s Underground

    July 21, 2004 12:00 AM EDT The fertile alternative and college scenes of the 1980s that fueled the commercial modern rock explosion of the following decade are the basis for Rhino's latest comprehensive musical survey. Due Oct. The fertile alternative and college scenes of the 1980s that fueled the commercial…