1. Breaking & Entering: Cage The Elephant

    May 28, 2009 5:33 PM EDT After landing a deal with Jive Records and impressing crowds at SXSW and Bamboozle, Cage the Elephant has found chart success with its first single, “Ain’t No Rest for the Wicked,” and self-titled album. The latter debuted at No. 171 on the Billboard Hot 200 -- it currently sits at No. 100…

  2. Danger Mouse And Sparklehorse Album Release Scrapped

    May 15, 2009 4:06 PM EDT It’s been one of the most hotly anticipated albums of 2009 since it was first announced: “Dark Night of the Soul,” a collaboration between the producer Danger Mouse (Gnarls Barkley, Gorillaz, The Black Keys) and critically acclaimed psych-rock act Sparklehorse (a.k.a. Mark Linkous). Due to…

  3. April 21, 2009

    April 21, 2009 12:00 AM EDT – Soul singer Al Wilson dies of kidney failure in Fontana, Calif., at the age of 68. 2007 – Australian pub rocker Lobby Loyde dies of cancer in a Melbourne hospital. He is 66. 2004 – Future Oscar winner Jennifer Hudson gets voted off Season 3 of “American Idol.” 2003 – Soul singer Nina…

  4. Iggy Pop, Ron Wood Sign On For Benefit Concert

    April 08, 2009 9:54 AM EDT Punk rock icon Iggy Pop and Rolling Stones guitarist Ronnie Wood, no strangers to drug and alcohol abuse, will perform at a fundraiser in Los Angeles next month for musicians struggling with their addictions. Pop, who turns 62 this month, will be a "special guest" at the fifth…

  5. Iggy Pop's French Connection

    March 26, 2009 6:11 PM EDT Iggy Pop has appeared in Paris to announce the release of a jazz-influenced album via EMI France. The Stooges singer said today (March 26) that he was inspired by the novel "The possibility of an Island," written by controversial French novelist Michel Houellebecq. "I…

  6. Brighton Port Authority Sets Sail With Debut

    January 22, 2009 2:56 PM EST To hear Norman Cook (aka Fatboy Slim) tell it, he's been waiting quite a long time to release material by the Brighton Port Authority. "We really don't know ... since the mid-'70s, we think," says Cook, tongue firmly planted in cheek as he recounts the BPA "…

  7. Stooges Guitarist Ron Asheton Dead At 60

    January 06, 2009 10:32 AM EST Stooges guitarist Ron Asheton was found dead this morning (Jan. 6) at his home in Ann Arbor, Mich., according to local police. He was 60. Ann Arbor Detective Bill Stanford tells Billboard.com that police were called to Asheton's house early this morning by Dara Hytinen, his personal…

  8. Fatboy Slim Pulls Into Brighton Port Authority

    June 13, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Fatboy Slim gets a lift from Iggy Pop, David Byrne, Dizzee Rascal, Martha Wainwright and Ashley Beedle on the debut album from his new project, the Brighton Port Authority. Fatboy Slim gets a lift from Iggy Pop, David Byrne, Dizzee Rascal, Martha Wainwright and Ashley Beedle on the debut…

  9. This Day in Music

    June 09, 2008 12:00 AM EDT - U2 frontman Bono urges the European Union to step up efforts to support the disadvantaged in Africa. Speaking in Brussels after meeting European Commission president Jose Manuel Barroso, Bono s 2005 - U2 frontman Bono urges the European Union to step up efforts to support the…

  10. Wolfgang's Vault Opens For Downloading

    June 03, 2008 12:00 AM EDT The recordings include live performances by UMG artists culled from thousands of Bill Graham-promoted concerts, along with gems from other catalogs and archives dating back decades. Through a new arrangement between Wolfgang's Vault and Universal Music Group, vintage concert recordings…

  11. This Day in Music

    April 21, 2008 12:00 AM EDT - Onstage in Asbury Park, N.J., Bruce Springsteen takes a stand against hunger by donating all of the proceeds from a tour rehearsal show to World Hunger Year (WHY), which was co-founded in 1975 2005 - Onstage in Asbury Park, N.J., Bruce Springsteen takes a stand against hunger by…

  12. Wilco, Panic, Bowie Set For 'Heroes' Soundtrack

    February 28, 2008 12:00 AM EST Wilco, Panic At The Disco, Imogen Heap, Brighton Port Authority featuring Iggy Pop, David Bowie and Bob Dylan are among the artists contributing tracks to the soundtrack for NBC's hit show "Heroes," d "Heroes" might be on hiatus, but fans can get their fix of NBC'…

  13. Perry, W.K. Make Unlikely Recording Team

    November 30, 2007 12:00 AM EST Dub-reggae pioneer Lee "Scratch" Perry says his new album, titled "Repentance" and tentatively slated for release in May by Los Angeles-based Narnack Records... Dub-reggae pioneer Lee "Scratch" Perry says his new album, titled "Repentance" and…

  14. Joy Division Albums Expanded With Live Shows

    September 11, 2007 12:00 AM EDT As tipped here Friday, Joy Division's three albums each will be expanded with an extra disc of rare live material Oct. 30 via Rhino. The same day, the label will issue the soundtrack to the film "Cont As tipped here Friday, Joy Division's three albums each will be expanded with…

  15. Pearl Jam Brings It All Back Home To Close Lollapalooza

    August 06, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Playing its most watched U.S. show in a decade, Pearl Jam closed the 2007 edition of Lollapalooza on a political note, bringing injured Iraq War soldier Tomas Young on stage to urge the audience to re Playing its most watched U.S. show in a decade, Pearl Jam closed the 2007 edition of…

  16. Farrell Taking Lollapalooza Into The Green, Black

    July 19, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Perry Farrell says he's excited about a lot of things happening at this year's Lollapalooza '07 festival (Aug. 3-5 in Chicago) -- from the ecologically friendly greening of the festival to, well, fina Perry Farrell says he's excited about a lot of things happening at this…

  17. This Day in Music

    June 09, 2007 12:00 AM EDT - U2 frontman Bono urges the European Union to step up efforts to support the disadvantaged in Africa. Speaking in Brussels after meeting European Commission president Jose Manuel Barroso, Bono s 2005 - U2 frontman Bono urges the European Union to step up efforts to support the…

  18. R.E.M., Bowie Set For Cobain Film Soundtrack

    June 01, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Tracks by R.E.M., David Bowie, Iggy Pop, Bad Brains and Death Cab For Cutie's Ben Gibbard will be found on the soundtrack to "Kurt Cobain -- About a Son," due Sept. 11 via Barsuk. Tracks by R.E.M., David Bowie, Iggy Pop, Bad Brains and Death Cab For Cutie's Ben Gibbard…

  19. 18OnTV

    April 30, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Music-related TV listings for April 30 - May 6, 2007. MONDAY, APRIL 30 "Stereophonics: Language. Sex. Violence. Other?," STARZ! Cinema Featured Artist(s): Stereophonics. "The Late Show With David Letterman," CBS Featured Artist(s): Kirsten Dunst, Rob Magnotti, Dinosaur Jr.…

  20. 17OnTV

    April 23, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Music-related TV listings for April 23 - April 29, 2007. MONDAY, April 23 "The View," ABC Featured artist(s): Neil Sedaka (also scheduled: Joan Rivers). "Awesome, I F**kin' Shot That!" Showtime Featured artist(s): Beastie Boys, Money Mark, Doug E. Fresh. "…

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