1. New Kids on the Block After Dark Las Vegas Concert: The Top 10 Moments

    July 11, 2014 1:11 PM EDT Donnie Wahlberg has a mouth like a sailor and an affinity for sparkly sneakers. Joey McIntyre possesses a remarkable sense of balance and loves him a V-neck tee. Jonathan Knight is a pro at weak-kneeing the ladies, his brother Jordan can still give it to you with those dance moves and Danny…

  2. Wilko Johnson's Response to Pancreatic Cancer? Album With Roger Daltrey, More on the Way

    April 29, 2014 8:45 AM EDT "I can't arrange things too far in the future 'cause I don't know whether that future will exist, so we have to do things kind of step by step," says the Dr. Feelgood alum, who was diagnosed with cancer in early '13 We may not have heard the last from Wilko…

  3. Wilko Johnson, Roger Daltrey Record Album

    January 22, 2014 11:56 AM EST Diagnosed last year with only months to live, Johnson nevertheless completed "Going Back Home," due for a March release Last January, British guitarist Wilko Johnson, best known for his work with the pub rock band Dr. Feelgood, was diagnosed with terminal pancreatic cancer and was…

  4. New Kids On The Block's Jonathan Knight Walks Off Stage During NYC Concert

    April 05, 2013 6:56 AM EDT UPDATE (April 6): Friday morning, all five new Kids, including Jonathan Knight, performed “We Own Tonight,” from “10,” on NBC’s "Today" show. They made no mention of his departure the night before.   The same day, the group’s official Twitter account (@NKOTB) also likely…

  5. Dr. Feelgood Guitarist Wilko Johnson Has Terminal Cancer

    January 09, 2013 6:00 PM EST Influential guitarist Wilko Johnson, formerly of British pub rock band Dr. Feelgood, has been diagnosed with terminal pancreatic cancer and only has months to live. Announcing the news on Facebook , Johnson's manager Robert Hoy said the rocker had decided against chemotherapy. "He…

  6. 'Sex & Drugs' Biopic Brings Punk History To Big Screen

    January 08, 2010 12:02 PM EST Rowdy and a bit ragged but wholly entertaining, Mat Whitecross' "Sex & Drugs & Rock & Roll" is a biopic of British punk rocker Ian Dury with a sensational lead performance by Andy Serkis, best known as Gollum from the "Lord of the Rings" films. Set around…

  7. May 12, 2009

    May 12, 2009 12:00 AM EDT – Singer Dionne Warwick is arrested when baggage screeners at Miami International Airport claim to find 11 suspected marijuana cigarettes inside her lipstick container. 2001 – Singer Perry Como dies in his sleep at his home in Jupiter Inlet Colony, Fla., at the age of 88. 1973 – No. 1…

  8. March 27, 2009

    March 27, 2009 12:00 AM EDT – A jury convicts rapper Remy Ma of assault charges stemming from a shooting outside a Manhattan night club. 2008 – No. 1 Billboard Pop Hit: “Bleeding Love,” Leona Lewis. 2007 – Singer-songwriter Faustino Oramas of the Buena Vista Social Club dies of cancer in Holguin, Cuba. He is 95.…

  9. Chart Beat

    September 11, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Fred discusses chart action from David Cook, Donna Summer, Jody Watley and more! 'TIME' IS ON HIS SIDE: The longest run of No. 1s by solo females in the history of the Adult Contemporary chart is over. After a 36-week reign by Colbie Caillat's "Bubbly" (19 weeks),…

  10. Aesop Rock Taps Into 'Bizarro World Darkness'

    May 29, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Underground rapper Aesop Rock will release his fourth album, "None Shall Pass," Aug. 28 via Definitive Jux. The set features contributions from longtime beat collaborator Blockhead as well as vocals f Underground rapper Aesop Rock will release his fourth album, "None Shall Pass…

  11. BLOCKHEAD, "Downtown Science"

    January 10, 2006 12:00 AM EST Journeyman hip-hop producer Blockhead is best known for providing the beats for some of Aesop Rock's finest moments on wax. Journeyman hip-hop producer Blockhead is best known for providing the beats for some of Aesop Rock's finest moments on wax. However, beyond his work on such…

  12. First Round Of Artists Confirmed For SXSW

    December 15, 2005 12:00 AM EST Secret Machines, Robert Pollard, Cat Power, Beth Orton, Belle & Sebastian, Calexico, Neko Case, Tom Verlaine, Giant Sand, Nickel Creek and Dashboard Confessional are among the first acts confirmed Secret Machines, Robert Pollard, Cat Power, Beth Orton, Belle & Sebastian, Calexico,…

  13. Difford, Tilbrook Back In The Squeeze Spirit

    October 21, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Former Squeeze mainstays Chris Difford and Glenn Tilbrook will reunite for a live acoustic performance Nov. 18 in London. Former Squeeze mainstays Chris Difford and Glenn Tilbrook will reunite for a live acoustic performance Nov. 18 in London. The free show at Borders Books and Music store in…

  14. Len Parrot's Memorial Lift

    February 22, 2003 12:00 AM EST Baxter Dury, the progeny of late punk pioneer Ian Dury (of the influential Ian Dury & the Blockheads), unveils a curious collection of beatnik, folk-infused psychedelia on his delicate and eccentr Baxter Dury, the progeny of late punk pioneer Ian Dury (of the influential Ian Dury &…

  15. Robbie Williams Pipes Up On Final Dury Album

    February 26, 2002 12:00 AM EST Robbie Williams has voiced lyrics penned by late U.K. rock icon Ian Dury on the latter's posthumous album "Ten More Turnips From the Tip," due March 18 in the U.K. on Ronnie Harris Records. Williams s Robbie Williams has voiced lyrics penned by late U.K. rock icon Ian Dury on…

  16. Brand New Boots and Panties—A Tribute to Ian Dury

    November 03, 2001 12:00 AM EST Physically handicapped since contracting polio at age seven, England's Ian Dury—who died of cancer last year at 57—was one of the odder-looking chaps to emerge from the British New Wave Physically handicapped since contracting polio at age seven, England's Ian Dury—who died of…

  17. The Altogether

    September 15, 2001 12:00 AM EDT On their sixth full-length, British brothers Paul and Phil Hartnoll, aka Orbital, continue to mine the contemporary electronic playing field that they helped build via their 1989 international hit, "C On their sixth full-length, British brothers Paul and Phil Hartnoll, aka Orbital,…

  18. McCartney, Sinead, Robbie On Dury Tribute Album

    February 22, 2001 12:00 AM EST Paul McCartney is among a star-heavy list of contributors to "Brand New Boots And Panties," the long-promised tribute to beloved U.K. rock icon Ian Dury, who died of cancer last March. The album, due Paul McCartney is among a star-heavy list of contributors to "Brand New Boots…