1. Metallica, Mayer, Vedder Join Young For Bridge School Benefit

    September 04, 2007 12:00 AM EDT John Mayer, Metallica, Tom Waits, and Pearl Jam frontman Eddie Vedder are among the artists that will join Neil Young for his 21st annual Bridge School Benefit concerts on Oct. 27-28. Also on this yea John Mayer, Metallica, Tom Waits, and Pearl Jam frontman Eddie Vedder are among the artists…

  2. This Day in Music

    September 03, 2007 12:00 AM EDT - World music star Manu Chao cancels a concert in Malaga, Spain, after controversy over the inclusion in his band of a Basque musician, Fermin Muguruza, who was a candidate for the now illegal Ba 2003 - World music star Manu Chao cancels a concert in Malaga, Spain, after controversy over…

  3. This Day in Music

    August 17, 2007 12:00 AM EDT - Carlos Santana's star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame is unveiled near the corner of Hollywood Boulevard and La Brea. 1998 - Carlos Santana's star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame is unveiled near the corner of Hollywood Boulevard and La Brea. 1995 - Depeche Mode frontman David…

  4. This Day in Music

    August 08, 2007 12:00 AM EDT - The Rolling Stones perform their first concert in Russia, playing through a driving rain before an appreciative crowd estimated at 70,000. 1998 - The Rolling Stones perform their first concert in Russia, playing through a driving rain before an appreciative crowd estimated at 70,000.…

  5. This Day in Music

    August 07, 2007 12:00 AM EDT - Guitarist William Lewis (Billy) Byrd dies in Nashville of natural causes. He is 81. Byrd is known as one of the first to introduce electric guitar to country music. 2001 - Guitarist William Lewis (Billy) Byrd dies in Nashville of natural causes. He is 81. Byrd is known as one of the…

  6. This Day in Music

    August 06, 2007 12:00 AM EDT - Cuban singer Ibrahim Ferrer, one of the stars of the 1990s Buena Vista Social Club CD series, dies in Havana at the age of 78. The artist had returned three days earlier from a one-month tour o 2005 - Cuban singer Ibrahim Ferrer, one of the stars of the 1990s Buena Vista Social Club CD…

  7. Sonic Youth / July 28, 2007 / Brooklyn, N.Y. (McCarren Park Pool)

    August 05, 2007 12:00 AM EDT A few years ago, the U.K.'s All Tomorrow's Parties festival organizers came up with a novel idea: take a seminal indie rock band and have them play one of their most revered albums for an adoring audi A few years ago, the U.K.'s All Tomorrow's Parties festival organizers…

  8. Metal Gets Its Due On Massive Rhino Boxed Set

    July 26, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Heavy metal fans will be banging their heads in delight this fall with the release of Rhinos's "Heavy Metal Box," due Oct. 2. Heavy metal fans will be banging their heads in delight this fall with the release of Rhinos's "Heavy Metal Box," due Oct. 2. The four…

  9. Stars Ready To Rock The 'Bedroom'

    July 18, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Ever conscious of their live show, Canadian indie rockers Stars tried to capture that sound on their new album, "In Our Bedroom After the War," which is out now digitally and will arrive Sept. 25 at t Ever conscious of their live show, Canadian indie rockers Stars tried to capture…

  10. This Day in Music

    July 06, 2007 12:00 AM EDT - Jimmie Lee Robinson, a Chicago blues stalwart known for his pointed lyrics and storyteller's sensibility is found dead in his car on Chicago's southwest side. He is 71. He has a single gunshot 2002 - Jimmie Lee Robinson, a Chicago blues stalwart known for his pointed lyrics…

  11. Toby Keith's 'Big Dog' Heads Straight To No. 1

    June 20, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Toby Keith scores his third No. 1 on The Billboard 200 and his fifth chart-topper on Top Country Albums this week with "Big Dog Daddy." The Show Dog Nashville set moved 204,000 copies in the United St Toby Keith scores his third No. 1 on The Billboard 200 and his fifth chart-topper…

  12. Underworld Confronts 'Oblivion' On New Album

    June 19, 2007 12:00 AM EDT U.K. electronica duo Underworld is eyeing an October release for its next studio album, "Oblivion With Bells." U.K. electronica duo Underworld is eyeing an October release for its next studio album, "Oblivion With Bells." A track list has yet to be announced, nor has a…

  13. Ra Ra Riot Drummer John Pike Found Dead

    June 04, 2007 12:00 AM EDT John Pike, drummer for up-and-coming indie rock band Ra Ra Riot, was found dead in Massachusetts this weekend. The 23-year-old went missing early Saturday morning (June 2) after a party in Fairhaven. John Pike, drummer for up-and-coming indie rock band Ra Ra Riot, was found dead in…

  14. This Day in Music

    May 30, 2007 12:00 AM EDT - Mickie Most, one of the top U.K. producers in the '60s and '70s, dies in London of cancer. He is 64. Most produced such hits as the Animals' "House of the Rising Sun" and "We Gotta Get Out of T 2003 - Mickie Most, one of the top U.K. producers in the '…

  15. This Day in Music

    May 10, 2007 12:00 AM EDT - Country superstar Faith Hill's new single "Mississippi Girl," becomes available as a free, timed-out download beginning via radio station Web sites across the country. 2005 - Country superstar Faith Hill's new single "Mississippi Girl," becomes available…

  16. Man On The 'Moon'

    May 06, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Releasing "new" music after an artist has died is always a tricky proposition, especially when that artist has a fiercely protective fan base. Olympia, Wash.-based indie label Kill Rock Stars will try Releasing "new" music after an artist has died is always a tricky…

  17. Feist Forward

    April 29, 2007 12:00 AM EDT After two years of touring in support of her 2004 album "Let It Die," Canadian singer/songwriter Leslie Feist realized she had really just been making "baby steps toward an undetermined future." So ra After two years of touring in support of her 2004 album "Let It Die…

  18. Feist Forward: Canadian Singer/Songwriter Gets Major Push

    April 20, 2007 12:00 AM EDT After two years of touring in support of her 2004 album "Let It Die," Canadian singer/songwriter Leslie Feist realized she had really just been making "baby steps toward an undetermined future." So ra After two years of touring in support of her 2004 album "Let It Die…

  19. Sonic Youth Expands 'Daydream Nation' For Reissue

    April 12, 2007 12:00 AM EDT As expected, Sonic Youth will release a deluxe edition of its revered 1988 album "Daydream Nation" June 12 via Geffen/UMe. The new version includes a host of bonus tracks and rare photos and will also As expected, Sonic Youth will release a deluxe edition of its revered 1988 album …

  20. Germs Drummer's Soap Tests Positive For GHB

    April 11, 2007 12:00 AM EDT A soap manufacturer is coming to the defense of a punk rocker who was jailed after his bottle of liquid peppermint cleanser tested positive for gamma-hydroxybutyrate, or GHB, often called the "date-ra A soap manufacturer is coming to the defense of a punk rocker who was jailed after his…

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