1. Coldplay Dazzle, Close Out Wet All Points West Fest

    August 03, 2009 10:32 AM EDT After a soggy Friday and sunny Saturday, the thunderstorms returned for the third and last day of All Points West, this time resulting in major delays and canceled sets for the festival held at Liberty State Park in Jersey City, NJ. But after the rain cleared and mercifully stayed away,…

  2. Echo And The Bunnymen's 'Ocean Rain' Headed To Space

    May 19, 2009 2:51 PM EDT Seminal British post-punk group Echo and The Bunnymen are going to space. Well, their critically acclaimed album "Ocean Rain" is, at least. The group was recently contacted by NASA astronaut - and huge Bunnymen fan - Timothy Korpa about taking some of the group's music on his…

  3. May 5, 2009

    May 05, 2009 12:00 AM EDT – Zydeco pioneer Boozoo Chavis dies in Austin, Texas, after suffering a heart attack and a stroke. He is 70. 1999 – At the 34th annual Academy of Country Music Awards, Garth Brooks is named artist of the decade. 1997 – Gracie Katherine McGraw is born to husband-and-wife country singers…

  4. Echo & The Bunnymen Emerge From 'Siberia'

    September 09, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Some 26 years into their career, legendary U.K. rock act Echo & the Bunnymen are still going strong on their new album, "Siberia" (Cooking Vinyl). Some 26 years into their career, legendary U.K. rock act Echo & the Bunnymen are still going strong on their new album, "…

  5. Slideling

    May 31, 2003 12:00 AM EDT The best Ian McCulloch solo moment is still the 1992 single "Lover Lover Lover," and that was a cover of a Leonard Cohen song. The best Ian McCulloch solo moment is still the 1992 single "Lover Lover Lover," and that was a cover of a Leonard Cohen song. Depressingly, the…

  6. Hot Product

    May 05, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Other key titles Additional titles hitting stores this week include: -- Acclaimed folk/rock artist Richard Thompson's "The Old Kit Bag" (Cooking Vinyl/spinART). -- Singer/songwriter Jack Johnson's "On and On" (Universal). -- Canadian rock outfit New Pornographers…

  7. Billboard Bits: Skynyrd/Hagar, McCulloch, 'Finding Nemo'

    April 29, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Lynyrd Skynyrd and Sammy Hagar plan summer tour, Ian McCulloch to tour behind third solo album, and Thomas Newman marks his first animation score with 'Finding Nemo.' Southern rock act Lynyrd Skynyrd and veteran rocker Sammy Hagar will team up for a summer tour kicking off July 19…

  8. Garbage, Weller & More Set For 'One Big No'

    March 10, 2003 12:00 AM EST Garbage, Travis frontman Fran Healy, Paul Weller, Evan Dando, Beth Orton, and Echo & the Bunnymen frontman Ian McCulloch are confirmed to perform at the One Big No anti-war concert. Garbage, Travis frontman Fran Healy, Paul Weller, Evan Dando, Beth Orton, and Echo & the Bunnymen…

  9. Furs, Echo Plan Co-Headlining U.S. Tour

    October 19, 2001 12:00 AM EDT Veteran modern rock acts the Psychedelic Furs and Echo & The Bunnymen will launch a co-headlining theater tour Nov. 15 in Atlanta. The 18-city trek is due to run through a Dec. 9 finale in Las Veg Veteran modern rock acts the Psychedelic Furs and Echo & The Bunnymen will launch a co…

  10. Crystal Days, 1979-99

    August 11, 2001 12:00 AM EDT In the misty, faraway '80s—with their vital radio breeding ground dubbed "college rock"—Echo & the Bunnymen were among the most revered of British imports to the U.S., along with suc In the misty, faraway '80s—with their vital radio breeding ground dubbed "college…

  11. Billboard Bits: Shyne, Midnight Oil, and more

    April 16, 2001 12:00 AM EDT News on Shyne, Sean Combs, Midnight Oil, INXS, Men At Work, Built To Spill, Phil Ek, Echo & the Bunnymen, Ian McCulloch, Ian Broudie, Lightning Seeds Sentencing for rapper Jamal "Shyne" Barrow, a co-defendant in Sean Combs' recent nightclub shooting trial, has been…

  12. 'Flowers' Bloom For Echo & The Bunnymen In May

    March 24, 2001 12:00 AM EST Modern rock veterans Echo & The Bunnymen will release a new single, "It's Alright," on April 23rd via Cooking Vinyl. The cut will be released on two limited-edition CDs and a colored vinyl 7-inch Modern rock veterans Echo & The Bunnymen will release a new single, "…

  13. 'Flowers' Bloom For Echo & The Bunnymen In May

    March 22, 2001 12:00 AM EST Modern rock veterans Echo & The Bunnymen will release a new single, "It's Alright," on April 23rd via Cooking Vinyl. The cut will be released on two limited-edition CDs and a colored vinyl 7-inch Modern rock veterans Echo & The Bunnymen will release a new single, "…