1. The 'Pearls' Of Pearl Jam

    April 14, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Eddie Vedder and Stone Gossard discuss some of their favorite songs from Pearl Jam's new self-titled album. "Gone" : A mid-tempo Vedder rocker chronicling a man desperate for a fresh start. Vedder: "[We were in Atlantic City and] I wanted to play a song the next night. I…

  2. Farrar Looks Back, Son Volt Readies DVD

    April 13, 2006 12:00 AM EDT As Son Volt begins early work on its fifth album, group leader Jay Farrar is planning to release a collection of mostly traditional songs he cut with former Varnaline singer Anders Parker in the fall, As Son Volt begins early work on its fifth album, group leader Jay Farrar is planning to…

  3. Austin City Limits Chronicled On CD/DVD

    April 12, 2006 12:00 AM EDT An album and DVD of last year's Austin City Limits Music Festival will be released June 20 via Image Entertainment. An album and DVD of last year's Austin City Limits Music Festival will be released June 20 via Image Entertainment. Each version is a double-disc affair, with the DVD…

  4. Sonic Youth 'Rips' On New CD, Pearl Jam Tour

    March 27, 2006 12:00 AM EST Sonic Youth will release its next album, "Rather Ripped," June 13 via Geffen. The band will support the set via several July dates with Pearl Jam and is also eyeing a run with the Flaming Lips. Sonic Youth will release its next album, "Rather Ripped," June 13 via Geffen.…

  5. Blind Faith's Live Debut Heads To DVD

    March 14, 2006 12:00 AM EST Short-lived supergroup Blind Faith's live debut will be chronicled on the DVD "London Hyde Park 1969," due April 10 in Europe and the following month in North America via Sanctuary. Short-lived supergroup Blind Faith's live debut will be chronicled on the DVD "London…

  6. Pearl Jam Takes Out Its Aggression On New Album

    March 03, 2006 12:00 AM EST Material for the 13-track set took shape in the wake of President George W. Bush's re-election as well as the United States' invasion of Iraq, the third anniversary of which is quickly approaching. Pearl Jam wears its emotions on its sleeve on its self-titled eighth album, which, as…

  7. JACK DeJOHNETTE FEATURING BILL FRISELL, "The Elephant Sleeps but Still Remembers"

    March 01, 2006 12:00 AM EST Jack DeJohnette specializes in a brand of drumming that might best be described as defiantly musical, as demonstrated by everything from his early '60s work with John Coltrane... Jack DeJohnette specializes in a brand of drumming that might best be described as defiantly musical, as…

  8. Pearl Jam Says It All On Eighth Album

    March 01, 2006 12:00 AM EST Pearl Jam will release its eighth studio album, a self-titled effort, May 2 via J Records. The set will be preceded by the Eddie Vedder-penned single "World Wide Suicide," which will be delivered Marc Pearl Jam will release its eighth studio album, a self-titled effort, May 2 via J…

  9. Billboard Bits: Pearl Jam, Vanessa Carlton, Don Caballero

    February 24, 2006 12:00 AM EST News on Pearl Jam, Vanessa Carlton, Don Caballero The first taste of music from the new Pearl Jam album , the single "World Wide Suicide," was digitally delivered by J Records this morning (Feb. 24) to U.S. rock radio outlets in the form of a 15-second chorus snippet. The full track…

  10. Kaiser Chiefs Storm BRIT Awards

    February 15, 2006 12:00 AM EST Kaiser Chiefs took home three trophies to dominate the BRIT Awards 2006, held tonight (Feb. 15) at London's Earls Court. The alternative rock outfit took home British live act, British group and Briti Kaiser Chiefs took home three trophies to dominate the BRIT Awards 2006, held tonight …

  11. Seether Reteams With Shinedown On Snocore Trek

    January 12, 2006 12:00 AM EST Nearly three years removed from touring with Shinedown, Seether couldn't resist hitting the road with the band again on the upcoming Winterfresh SnoCore tour. Nearly three years removed from touring with Shinedown, Seether couldn't resist hitting the road with the band again on the…

  12. Brides On Hiatus, Guns Joins Quiet Riot

    January 03, 2006 12:00 AM EST Brides Of Destruction, a group that featured Motley Crue bassist Nikki Sixx and L.A. Guns guitarist Tracii Guns, will be dormant in 2006. The latter will join the latest version of veteran hard rock g Brides Of Destruction, a group that featured Motley Crue bassist Nikki Sixx and L.A. Guns…

  13. This Day in Music

    November 07, 2005 12:00 AM EST <b>2001 - </b>Tim McGraw is named entertainer of the year at the Country Music Association Awards held at Nashville's Grand Ole Opry House. Tobey Keith wins male vocalist of the year and Lee Ann Womac 2004 - Howard Keel, who sang and danced to stardom in the heyday of MGM…

  14. Mike Peters

    October 27, 2005 12:00 AM EDT As the tour nears its end, camaraderie among the Dead Men is excellent, as are the shows. Thursday 20th October-Birmingham Spent the day in Stratford-Upon-Avon. Arrived at venue around 4:30 p.m. My friend Keith Birtschin who is a coach with Birmingham City Football Club came over to have a…

  15. Billboard Bits: Nine Inch Nails, Billy Bragg, Low

    October 27, 2005 12:00 AM EDT News on Nine Inch Nails, Billy Bragg, Low After being out of print for the past several years, Nine Inch Nails' 1989 album "Pretty Hate Machine" will be reissued Nov. 22 via Rykodisc. The set was originally issued by TVT, which auctioned it off during an asset sale earlier this…

  16. Sleater-Kinney Postpones European Tour

    October 25, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Rock trio Sleater-Kinney is postponing its European tour while guitarist Carrie Brownstein undergoes tests to explain two severe allergic reactions that have required emergency room visits. Rock trio Sleater-Kinney is postponing its European tour while guitarist Carrie Brownstein undergoes…

  17. OnTV

    October 24, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Music-related TV listings for Oct. 24-30, 2005. MONDAY, OCT. 24 "Today," NBC Featured artist: Bette Midler (also scheduled: Uma Thurman, Bob Harper). "The Ellen DeGeneres Show," Syndicated Featured artists: Ashlee Simpson, Barbra Streisand. "Live With Regis &…

  18. Sleater-Kinney / Oct. 14, 2005 / Englewood, Colo. (Gothic Theatre)

    October 18, 2005 12:00 AM EDT When a band sets out to overturn something that has persisted for decades -- the ascendency of male musicians in rock music -- they have two choices: they can do something totally different, or they c When a band sets out to overturn something that has persisted for decades -- the ascendency…

  19. Metal Veterans Salute Iron Maiden

    October 10, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Iron Maiden celebrated its 30th anniversary this year, so it's fitting that the band is being celebrated by a host of compatriots. Iron Maiden celebrated its 30th anniversary this year, so it's fitting that the band is being celebrated by a host of compatriots. "Numbers From…

  20. Billboard Bits: All Tomorrow's Parties, Vegas NYE, Aphex Twin

    October 04, 2005 12:00 AM EDT News on All Tomorrow's Parties, Vegas NYE, Aphex Twin Ween, the Shins, Sleater-Kinney, Mudhoney and the Yeah Yeah Yeahs will each curate a night of music as part of the All Tomorrow's Parties' the United Sounds of ATP event. The shows will be held May 12-14 and May 19-21, 2006,…

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