1. Whenever You're Ready, Boss

    March 10, 2006 12:00 AM EST News of a Bruce Springsteen album of Pete Seeger covers causes concern. Bruce Springsteen fans around the world are excited ... and also a bit nervous, I'm sure. Last week, the rocker announced that a new studio album is only six weeks away, but it's not going to be the big-sounding…

  2. TV On The Radio Signs With Interscope

    February 28, 2006 12:00 AM EST New York rock act TV On The Radio has jumped from Touch & Go to Interscope, which will release its as-yet-untitled sophomore album later this spring. New York rock act TV On The Radio has jumped from Touch & Go to Interscope, which will release its as-yet-untitled sophomore album…

  3. Former Manager Sues The Killers For $16M

    February 23, 2006 12:00 AM EST The Killers' former manager filed a lawsuit Tuesday (Feb. 21) for at least $16 million against the band members and their current manager, Robert Reynolds. The Killers' former manager filed a lawsuit Tuesday (Feb. 21) for at least $16 million against the band members and their…

  4. PAUL McCARTNEY

    February 03, 2006 12:00 AM EST The cute Beatle may not have been quite so cuddly. The cute Beatle may not have been quite so cuddly. Christopher Sandford ("Keith Richards: Satisfaction," 2004, etc.) rejects the idea that among the Beatles, John Lennon was the caustic poet of depth and insight while Paul, though…

  5. The Cult Energized For 2006 Tour

    January 30, 2006 12:00 AM EST After a three-and-a-half year break, veteran rock act the Cult will return to the road this spring. After a three-and-a-half year break, veteran rock act the Cult will return to the road this spring. The group, which features core members Ian Astbury and Billy Duffy, is in the midst of…

  6. Me, You And Everyone We Know

    January 29, 2006 12:00 AM EST Pop/rock act Train returns this week with "For Me, It's You," its first new studio album in two-and-a-half years. The 13-track Columbia release was produced by longtime collaborator Brendan O'Brien an Pop/rock act Train returns this week with "For Me, It's You,…

  7. Everything I'm Cracked Up To Be: A Rock & Roll Fairy Tale

    January 24, 2006 12:00 AM EST In a series of dizzying, hilarious, heartbreaking snapshots, Jen Trynin captures what it's like to be catapulted to the edge of rock stardom, only to plummet back down to earth. "Everything I'm Cracke "With plenty to say and ample musical gifts with which to say it, Boston…

  8. This Day in Music

    January 24, 2006 12:00 AM EST <b>2001 - </b>Newcomer Nelly Furtado grabs five 2001 Juno Awards nominations for her debut album, "Whoa Nelly!"<br clear="none"/><br clear="none"/> 2003 - With three trophies, Avril Lavigne tops the fan-voted MTV Asia Awards at the…

  9. Rawls Funeral To Be Held Friday

    January 10, 2006 12:00 AM EST The Rev. Jesse Jackson will lead last rites Friday (Jan. 13) for Lou Rawls, the velvet-voiced singer of "You'll Never Find Another Love Like Mine" and "Lady Love" who died of cancer last week. The Rev. Jesse Jackson will lead last rites Friday (Jan. 13) for Lou Rawls,…

  10. This Day in Music

    January 10, 2006 12:00 AM EST <b>2000 - </b>Melissa Etheridge ends speculation about the paternity of the children the rock star shares with partner Julie Cypher, when she announces that David Crosby is the children's father.<br c 2003 - Thomas D. Mottola, who spent 14 years at the helm of Sony Music…

  11. Billboard Bits: Sugababes, Haggard, Presley

    December 27, 2005 12:00 AM EST Founding Sugababes member is replaced, Merle Haggard reissues die and 1956 celebration planned at Elvis Presley's Graceland estate. The Sugababes have added Amelle Berrabah to their lineup to replace the amicably exiting Mutya Buena. "Like millions of girls my age, I've grown…

  12. Alarm Frontman Fights Cancer

    December 27, 2005 12:00 AM EST The Alarm's Mike Peters has begun chemotherapy treatments for Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia. "The good news is that although my illness is not curable, it is treatable," he says, relaying his doctor's Mike Peters has begun chemotherapy treatments for Chronic Lymphocytic…

  13. Train Revs Up For New Album

    December 22, 2005 12:00 AM EST Pop/rock act Train will return Jan. 31 with "For Me, It's You," its first new studio album in two-and-a-half years. Pop/rock act Train will return Jan. 31 with "For Me, It's You," its first new studio album in two-and-a-half years. The 13-track Columbia release…

  14. Secret Machines Set New Album Track List

    December 12, 2005 12:00 AM EST Rock trio Secret Machines has finalized the track list for its second Reprise album, "Ten Silver Drops." Rock trio Secret Machines has finalized the track list for its second Reprise album, "Ten Silver Drops." In the same vein as its nine-song 2004 predecessor, "Now…

  15. 'Rock For Relief' Aims To Aid Disaster Victims

    December 09, 2005 12:00 AM EST Jack Johnson, Howie Day, Citizen Cope and O.A.R. are among the artists contributing to a new compilation intended to aid victims of natural disaster. Jack Johnson, Howie Day, Citizen Cope and O.A.R. are among the artists contributing to a new compilation intended to aid victims of natural…

  16. Music, Flowers And Candles Mark Lennon Anniversary

    December 08, 2005 12:00 AM EST Fans worldwide laid flowers and lit candles today (Dec. 8) to honor music icon and peace activist John Lennon, 25 years after he was murdered outside his New York apartment. Fans worldwide laid flowers and lit candles today (Dec. 8) to honor music icon and peace activist John Lennon, 25 years…

  17. Secret Machines Find Focus On New Album

    November 22, 2005 12:00 AM EST Rock trio the Secret Machines is eyeing a mid-to-late March release for its second Reprise album, "Ten Silver Drops." Rock trio the Secret Machines is eyeing a mid-to-late March release for its second Reprise album, "Ten Silver Drops." Primarily recorded at Allaire Studios…

  18. Chart Beat

    November 17, 2005 12:00 AM EST Neil Diamond's '12 Songs' ranks among his best, Kate Bush, Annie Lennox and Cyndi Lauper return and Chris Brown ascends to No. 1. ON THE CHART WITH DIAMOND: Neil Diamond's "12 Songs" (Columbia) is instantly tied for fourth place among the Brooklyn native's…

  19. New Jagged Edge Due In December

    November 15, 2005 12:00 AM EST R&B outfit Jagged Edge will on Dec. 20 release its fifth album, which features collaborations with John Legend and rapper Big Duke of Boyz N Da Hood. R&B outfit Jagged Edge will on Dec. 20 release its fifth album, which features collaborations with John Legend and rapper Big Duke of…

  20. McKay Sets New Album Track List

    November 14, 2005 12:00 AM EST Nellie McKay will return Jan. 3 with her sophomore Columbia album, "Pretty Little Head." Nellie McKay will return Jan. 3 with her sophomore Columbia album, "Pretty Little Head." As previously reported , the 16-track set features collaborations with k.d. lang ("we had…

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