1. Rock Acts Unite For Radio Rebellion Tour

    July 24, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Bands like Norma Jean, Between The Buried And Me, Fear Before The March Of Flames and Misery Signals will unite together this fall for the first all-ages Radio Rebellion tour. Bands like Norma Jean, Between The Buried And Me, Fear Before The March Of Flames and Misery Signals will unite…

  2. Killers' Sophomore Album Due In October

    July 10, 2006 12:00 AM EDT The Killers will return Sept. 18 with "When You Were Young," the first single from their highly anticipated sophomore album, "Sam's Town." The set is due Oct. 2 in the United Kingdom and a day later i The Killers will return Sept. 18 with "When You Were Young,…

  3. Q&A: Pete Seeger

    June 26, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Like a train in a Woody Guthrie song, Pete Seeger just can't stop. Activist and pacifist, preacher and congregant, teacher and student, Seeger, 87, still believes that a song can change the course of Like a train in a Woody Guthrie song, Pete Seeger just can't stop. Activist and…

  4. Jay-Z Revives 'Reasonable Doubt' In NYC

    June 26, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Jay-Z celebrated the 10th anniversary of his first and most critically acclaimed album, "Reasonable Doubt," by performing the set in its entirety last night (June 25) at New York's Radio City Music Ha Jay-Z celebrated the 10th anniversary of his first and most critically…

  5. Thom's Debut Album Gets North American Release

    June 22, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Signed to a British independent label, Thom recorded and released her debut, "Smile... It Confuses People." within the last year and a half. Oh I wish I was a punk rocker with flowers in my hair / when record shops were on top / and vinyl was all that they stocked / and the super…

  6. SIX ORGANS OF ADMITTANCE, "The Sun Awakens"

    June 22, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Between resurrecting the career of long, lost acid folkie Gary Higgins and the critical acclaim surrounding his solo project Six Organs Of Admittance, if you thought Ben Chasny had a productive year i Between resurrecting the career of long, lost acid folkie Gary Higgins and the critical…

  7. This Day in Music

    June 22, 2006 12:00 AM EDT <b>2001 - </b>Lil' Mo is injured while leaving a concert in San Francisco. The singer/songwriter is exiting a backstage area lined with fans when an unidentified man strikes her in the head with a bot 2005 - Mexican pop star Juan Gabriel is arrested in the northern Mexican…

  8. This Day in Music

    June 17, 2006 12:00 AM EDT <b>1998 - </b>R&B vocalist Jody Watley says she was told "by the powers that be" at Atlantic Records that although they intend to release her album "Flowers" outside of the U.S., the label will no 2005 - Karl Mueller, bassist and founding member of the…

  9. Furtado, Thom Overtake U.K. Charts

    June 12, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Nelly Furtado scored her first U.K. No. 1 single yesterday (June 11) as "Maneater" climbed from No. 8, where it debuted last week on download sales. But the Scottish singer/songwriter that she replace Nelly Furtado scored her first U.K. No. 1 single yesterday (June 11) as "…

  10. 'Message' In A Bottle

    June 11, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Ending more than a decade of acrimony, surviving Replacements members Paul Westerberg, Tommy Stinson and Chris Mars reunited to record two new songs for the Rhino retrospective, "Don't You Know Who I Ending more than a decade of acrimony, surviving Replacements members Paul…

  11. McCready Sues Ex For Hindering Career

    June 08, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Mindy McCready has sued her former boyfriend for $3 million, claiming he beat her last year and that the incident hurt her music career, the Tennessean newspaper reported. Mindy McCready has sued her former boyfriend for $3 million, claiming he beat her last year and that the incident hurt…

  12. Thom Dethrones Gnarls Barkley On U.K. Chart

    June 05, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Scottish singer/songwriter Sandi Thom yesterday (June 4) ended Gnarls Barkley's nine-week run at the top of the U.K. singles chart. After their "Crazy" was deleted by Warner Bros. last Monday, Thom's Scottish singer/songwriter Sandi Thom yesterday (June 4) ended Gnarls…

  13. The Cult / May 26, 2006 / Toronto (Molson Amphitheatre)

    May 31, 2006 12:00 AM EDT With no new album or "greatest hits plus two new songs" collection to tour behind, it seems a bit odd that the Cult would see 2006 as the right time to return. With no new album or "greatest hits plus two new songs" collection to tour behind, it seems a bit odd that the…

  14. 'American Idol' Winner To Be Named Tonight

    May 24, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Katharine McPhee and Taylor Hicks each performed three songs in last night's "American Idol" sing-off, staged in front of more than 3,000 fans at the Kodak Theater in Hollywood, Calif. Katharine McPhee and Taylor Hicks each performed three songs in last night's "…

  15. Secret Machines / May 4, 2006 / Los Angeles (El Rey Theatre)

    May 15, 2006 12:00 AM EDT The Secret Machines are an artistic force to be reckoned with, best experienced in a live setting. Both albums from the New York-via-Dallas trio contain plenty of the thick, swirling sonic mood that p The Secret Machines are an artistic force to be reckoned with, best experienced in a live…

  16. Billboard Bits: ACM Awards, Blues & Brews, Celebrate Brooklyn

    May 15, 2006 12:00 AM EDT News on ACM Awards, Blues & Brews, Celebrate Brooklyn Dierks Bentley, Little Big Town, Sara Evans, Montgomery Gentry, Keith Urban and Gretchen Wilson have joined the performance lineup for the 41st Academy of Country Music Awards. The May 23 show will air live on CBS from the MGM Grand in…

  17. Butch Walker Drafts Pink For Third Album

    May 04, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Butch Walker and the Lets Go Out Tonites channel their inner David Bowie for on the new album "The Rise & Fall of Butch Walker and the Lets Go Out Tonites." Butch Walker and the Lets Go Out Tonites channel their inner David Bowie for on the new album "The Rise & Fall of…

  18. VH1 Orders Up Paul Wall Reality Series

    May 04, 2006 12:00 AM EDT VH1 has ordered a pilot for an unscripted series featuring top Houston rapper Paul Wall. Wall's major-label debut album, 2005's "The People's Champ," opened last year at No. 1 on The Billboard 200. VH1 has ordered a pilot for an unscripted series featuring top Houston…

  19. Drop, Drop, Dropping It Down

    April 24, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Rock trio the Secret Machines headed to upstate New York to record its second Reprise album, "Ten Silver Drops." Rock trio the Secret Machines headed to upstate New York to record its second Reprise album, "Ten Silver Drops." The eight-track set is the follow-up to 2004&…

  20. Wilco / April 17, 2006 / Bloomington, Indiana (IU Auditorium)

    April 19, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Jeff Tweedy and Wilco have made a career these past few years out of straddling the line between roots-rock revivalism and stark experimentalism. And judging from Monday night's concert on campus at I Jeff Tweedy and Wilco have made a career these past few years out of straddling the…

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