1. More Replacements Reissues, Westerberg Download Due

    July 17, 2008 12:00 AM EDT As expected, Rhino will on Sept. 23 release expanded reissues of the Replacements' final four albums for Sire Records. As expected, Rhino will on Sept. 23 release expanded reissues of the Replacements' final four albums for Sire Records. Each album features a host of previously…

  2. Bad Company Plots One-Off Reunion

    July 02, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Bad Company will ride again this summer -- for one night only. The '70s rock troupe plans to reunite for a one-off show on Aug. 8 at the Seminole Hard Rock & Casino in Hollywood, Fla., the group's Bad Company will ride again this summer -- for one night only. The '70s rock…

  3. This Day in Music

    May 12, 2008 12:00 AM EDT - During its second annual benefit concert at the Music Box/Henry Fonda Theater in Hollywood, the MusiCares MAP Fund, a non-profit organization aimed at helping music industry professionals with 2006 - During its second annual benefit concert at the Music Box/Henry Fonda Theater in…

  4. Mariah Carey Remains Atop Billboard 200

    April 30, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Despite a 61% decline in sales, Mariah Carey's Island Def Jam set "E=MC2" remains atop The Billboard 200 for a second straight week. The album, the diva's sixth No. 1, moved 182,000 copies in the U.S. Despite a 61% decline in sales, Mariah Carey's Island Def Jam set …

  5. Wolf Parade Kicks Out The Jams On New Album

    April 11, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Wolf Parade's second Sub Pop album was birthed in free-form jam sessions, according to keyboardist Spence Krug, who says road-testing also informed the material. Wolf Parade's second Sub Pop album was birthed in free-form jam sessions, according to keyboardist Spence Krug, who says…

  6. Phair Signs To ATO, 'Guyville' Reissue Due

    March 31, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Liz Phair has signed a new record deal with ATO, the first fruit of which will be a reissue of her classic 1993 debut, "Exile in Guyville." Due June 24, the set includes four previously unreleased aud Liz Phair has signed a new record deal with ATO, the first fruit of which will be…

  7. 9th Wonder, Buckshot Prep 'Formula' Album

    February 05, 2008 12:00 AM EST Producer 9th Wonder, formerly of Little Brother, and rapper Buckshot, of Black Moon and Boot Camp Clik, have re-teamed for "The Formula," due April 15th via Duck Down Records. Producer 9th Wonder, formerly of Little Brother, and rapper Buckshot, of Black Moon and Boot Camp Clik,…

  8. Page: No Chance Of Zeppelin Tour Until September

    January 28, 2008 12:00 AM EST Don't expect to see Led Zeppelin on the road near you this summer. The current incarnation of the veteran rock act, which reunited for a triumphant Dec. 10 concert at London's 02 Arena, has no plans t Don't expect to see Led Zeppelin on the road near you this summer. The…

  9. R.E.M. Rocks Hard On New 'Accelerate'

    January 25, 2008 12:00 AM EST After two consecutive albums dominated by mid-tempo fare, R.E.M. gets back to its stripped-down, fast-paced rock roots on "Accelerate," due April 1 via Warner Bros. The 11-track set, which gets in and After two consecutive albums dominated by mid-tempo fare, R.E.M. gets back to its…

  10. Lil' Kim Parts Ways With Atlantic

    January 22, 2008 12:00 AM EST Rapper Lil' Kim has left Atlantic Records and intends to release her upcoming as-yet-untitled album independently. Rapper Lil' Kim has left Atlantic Records and intends to release her upcoming as-yet-untitled album independently. On DJ Kay Slay's Sirius Satellite Radio show …

  11. Destroyer Looking For 'Trouble' On Ninth Album

    January 04, 2008 12:00 AM EST Singer/songwriter Dan Bejar will return this spring with his ninth full-length record as Destroyer, "Trouble in Dreams." Singer/songwriter Dan Bejar will return this spring with his ninth full-length record as Destroyer, "Trouble in Dreams." The 11-song set is due March 18…

  12. Big Box

    December 09, 2007 12:00 AM EST Pink Floyd's entire studio discography will be bundled for the 16-disc boxed set "Oh By the Way," due this week via Capitol/EMI. Pink Floyd's entire studio discography will be bundled for the 16-disc boxed set "Oh By the Way," due this week via Capitol/EMI. For…

  13. Keys Storms Chart With Mega-Selling 'As I Am'

    November 21, 2007 12:00 AM EST Alicia Keys storms The Billboard 200 this week with "As I Am" (J), which debuts at No. 1 after selling 742,000 copies in the United States, according to Nielsen SoundScan. That's the best sales week f Alicia Keys storms The Billboard 200 this week with "As I Am" (J),…

  14. Mos Def Working With Kanye On Downtown Debut

    November 15, 2007 12:00 AM EST Freshly signed to Downtown Recordings, rapper Mos Def is in the studio working on a new album. Freshly signed to Downtown Recordings, rapper Mos Def is in the studio working on a new album. According to Downtown head Josh Deutsch, Kanye West will produce some tracks on the as-yet-untitled…

  15. Rodgers Ready To Rock Ahmet Tribute, Queen CD

    November 07, 2007 12:00 AM EST Despite the excitement surrounding Led Zeppelin's reunion, Paul Rodgers is hoping that fans will remember the Ahmet Ertegun Tribute Concert on Dec. 10 in London is indeed supposed to be about the late Despite the excitement surrounding Led Zeppelin's reunion, Paul Rodgers is hoping…

  16. Massive Pink Floyd Box Due In December

    October 25, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Pink Floyd's entire studio discography will be bundled for the 16-disc boxed set "Oh By the Way," due Dec. 4 via Capitol/EMI. For the time being, the pressing will be limited to 10,000 copies. Pink Floyd's entire studio discography will be bundled for the 16-disc boxed set…

  17. New R.E.M. Song Debuting In CNN Special

    October 09, 2007 12:00 AM EDT A previously unreleased R.E.M. song, "Until the Day Is Done," will premiere tomorrow (Oct. 10) on CNN's "Anderson Cooper 360." The song is synced to clips from the CNN special "Planet in Peril," which A previously unreleased R.E.M. song, "Until the Day…

  18. Semisonic's Wilson Rocks With Crow On Solo Debut

    July 27, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Semisonic principal Dan Wilson, who has become an in-demand songwriter and producer in recent years, will return to his own music this fall with the release of his solo debut. Semisonic principal Dan Wilson, who has become an in-demand songwriter and producer in recent years, will return to…

  19. Top Stars Salute Princess Diana At Tribute Concert

    July 02, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Waving their arms in the air and dancing with 70,000 fans at London's Wembley Stadium, princes William and Harry celebrated the life of their mother, Princess Diana, on what would have been her 46th b Waving their arms in the air and dancing with 70,000 fans at London's Wembley…

  20. The Format Offering Free 'Problems' For Two Weeks

    June 28, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Free is the way to be, at least for indie-pop troupe the Format, who is in the midst of a two-week stint of giving away its latest album, "Dog Problems," for no charge. Free is the way to be, at least for indie-pop troupe the Format, who is in the midst of a two-week stint of giving…

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