1. Young, Mellencamp Star At Farm Aid's New York Debut

    September 10, 2007 12:00 AM EDT After 22 years, the annual Farm Aid benefit concert finally made its way to New York yesterday (Sept. 9). And if the gritty metropolis seemed like an unlikely place to celebrate family farmers and the After 22 years, the annual Farm Aid benefit concert finally made its way to New York…

  2. Social Distortion Compiling Cuts For New Album

    July 23, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Social Distortion's newly released "Greatest Hits" was meant to offer fans not only a look back, but a tiny peak at enduring Socal punk band's next record, says singer Mike Ness. Social Distortion's newly released "Greatest Hits" was meant to offer fans not…

  3. Bad Religion Wrestles With Politics On New CD

    July 13, 2007 12:00 AM EDT On its newly issued 14th album, "New Maps of Hell," L.A. punk stalwarts Bad Religion credit President Bush with ushering in a time in history that will be remembered as a low point. On its newly issued 14th album, "New Maps of Hell," L.A. punk stalwarts Bad Religion credit…

  4. Squeeze Aims To Celebrate Catalog On Reunion Tour

    May 31, 2007 12:00 AM EDT When the newly reunited Squeeze hits the States this summer for their first U.S. shows in more than seven years, fans will be treated to a tour unlike any they've witnessed before. When the newly reunited Squeeze hits the States this summer for their first U.S. shows in more than seven…

  5. 'Time' Is Now For New Puddle Of Mudd Album

    May 21, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Rock outfit Puddle Of Mudd will return in late July with its first studio album in four years, "Living on Borrowed Time." The Geffen set will be led by the single "Famous," which hits rock radio outle Rock outfit Puddle Of Mudd will return in late July with its first…

  6. Chuck Brown Gets Back To 'Business'

    April 20, 2007 12:00 AM EDT The untimely death of Eva Cassidy struck a deep chord with Chuck Brown. Washington, D.C.'s godfather of go-go had teamed with the pop/jazz singer on the 1995 release "The Other Side." "After we lost h The untimely death of Eva Cassidy struck a deep chord with Chuck Brown.…

  7. Whitley Shines On Final Recording Sessions

    April 16, 2007 12:00 AM EDT If the late Chris Whitley was often his harshest critic, one of his final sessions yielded a group of recordings that has begun to please fans and observers as much as it did Whitley in his final days If the late Chris Whitley was often his harshest critic, one of his final sessions yielded a…

  8. Tweedy Gets Into Hunter's 'Heads' On New CD

    April 16, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Ian Hunter's forthcoming solo album "Shrunken Heads," his first in six years, is a mixture of American politics and just old-fashioned fun, the singer says. Ian Hunter's forthcoming solo album "Shrunken Heads," his first in six years, is a mixture of American…

  9. Documentary Chronicles Marley Birthday Bash

    April 09, 2007 12:00 AM EDT "Africa Unite," the documentary film capturing the 2005 concert in Ethiopia that celebrated Bob Marley's 60th birthday, received a work-in-progress preview Saturday in New York, with a little help fro "Africa Unite," the documentary film capturing the 2005 concert in…

  10. Heaven And Hell Commits NYC Show To CD/DVD

    April 02, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Heaven And Hell, the resurrected, renamed, Ronnie James Dio-fronted version of Black Sabbath, kicked off the U.S. portion of its spring tour Friday (March 30) at New York's Radio City Music Hall durin Heaven And Hell, the resurrected, renamed, Ronnie James Dio-fronted version of Black…

  11. Haynes Relaunches Label At Guest-Filled NYC Show

    March 29, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Allman Brothers Band/Gov't Mule guitarist/vocalist Warren Haynes formally relaunched his Evil Teen Records label last night (March 28) with a show featuring short sets from both of his bands, as well Allman Brothers Band/Gov't Mule guitarist/vocalist Warren Haynes formally…

  12. Borland Back On Track With Black Light Burns

    March 27, 2007 12:00 AM EDT There hasn't been much heard from the Limp Bizkit camp in quite some time, but the group's ex-guitarist, Wes Borland, will soon change that. On June 5, his new band, Black Light Burns, will release it There hasn't been much heard from the Limp Bizkit camp in quite some time,…

  13. Haynes Promises Surprises At Allmans' NYC Run

    March 22, 2007 12:00 AM EDT The Allman Brothers Band returns to New York's Beacon Theatre this week for its annual residency, a stand which guitarist/vocalist Warren Haynes promises will be full of special guests and plenty of " The Allman Brothers Band returns to New York's Beacon Theatre this week for…

  14. 12OnTV

    March 21, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Music-related TV listings for Mar. 19 - Mar. 25, 2007. MONDAY, Mar. 19 "TRL" MTV Featured artist(s): Timbaland, Nelly Furtado, Fergie. "The Late Show With David Letterman," CBS Featured artist(s): Joss Stone (also featured: Bernie Mac, Paula Abdul). "Jimmy Kimmel Live…

  15. This Day in Music

    March 10, 2007 12:00 AM EST - Southern rock vocalist Danny Joe Brown dies of complications from diabetes at his home in Florida. He is 53. A Jacksonville, Fla., native, Brown was best known for his work with Molly Hatchet, 2005 - Southern rock vocalist Danny Joe Brown dies of complications from diabetes at his home…

  16. Rascal Flatts Leads CMT Music Award Noms

    February 28, 2007 12:00 AM EST Rascal Flatts leads the pack for the 2007 CMT Music Awards with three nods. The video for their "What Hurts The Most" is nominated for video of the year as well as group video. "Life is A Highway" is Rascal Flatts leads the pack for the 2007 CMT Music Awards with three…

  17. Another Side Of Dylan On Display In Film Outtakes

    February 27, 2007 12:00 AM EST Through catching him trying on loud, skinny ties, playing nice with journalists or waving at fans, a new version of D.A. Pennebaker's famed Bob Dylan documentary "Don't Look Back" paints the singer as Through catching him trying on loud, skinny ties, playing nice with…

  18. Difford Preps Album, Hopeful For Squeeze Reunion

    February 16, 2007 12:00 AM EST On the eve of his first U.S. tour in a decade, Squeeze's Chris Difford is currently putting the finishing touches on his second solo album, "Another Day Above Ground." On the eve of his first U.S. tour in a decade, Squeeze's Chris Difford is currently putting the finishing…

  19. Underwood, Chicks, Chesney Top CMT Nominations

    February 01, 2007 12:00 AM EST Carrie Underwood, the Dixie Chicks, Kenny Chesney, Rascal Flatts and Sugarland scored a leading three nominations each for the 2007 CMT Music Awards, to be held April 16 at Nashville's Curb Event Cent Carrie Underwood, the Dixie Chicks, Kenny Chesney, Rascal Flatts and Sugarland scored a…

  20. The Billboard.com Q&A: Paul Weller

    January 26, 2007 12:00 AM EST Most people reach a point in their career where they just need a clean break, a chance to try something new and spread their wings. That's exactly where Paul Weller was in 1982, when he shut the door Most people reach a point in their career where they just need a clean break, a chance…

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