1. April 18, 2009

    April 18, 2009 12:00 AM EDT – Guitarist and producer Bernard Edwards of Chic dies of pneumonia in Tokyo. He is 43. 1983 – No. 1 Billboard Pop Hit: “Come on Eileen,” Dexys Midnight Runners. 1981 – Yes announces its break-up. 1977 – No. 1 Billboard Pop Hit: “Don’t Leave Me This Way,” Thelma Houston. 1966 – Ana Voog …

  2. Jane's Addiction Anchors Sasquatch! Lineup

    February 17, 2009 10:30 AM EST The reunited original lineup of Jane's Addiction will play its first major show at the eighth Sasquatch! Music Festival, to be held May 23-25 at the Gorge in Quincy, Wash. As previously reported , the group has played a handful of small L.A. club shows in the past few months, including…

  3. Springsteen, Phish, Beasties, NIN Set For Bonnaroo

    February 03, 2009 12:00 AM EST Bruce Springsteen and the E Street Band, Phish, the Beastie Boys, Nine Inch Nails, David Byrne, Wilco, Al Green, Snoop Dogg and Elvis Costello lead the lineup for the 2009 Bonnaroo festival, to be held June 11-14 in Manchester, Tenn. Bonnaroo will be Springsteen's only North American…

  4. Taylor Swift Album Starts Eighth Week At No. 1

    January 28, 2009 11:06 AM EST Taylor Swift continues her reign on The Billboard 200 as "Fearless" starts an eighth week at No. 1. The Big Machine effort moved 63,000 copies in the United States, according to Nielsen SoundScan, a mere 1% slip from sales last week. This is likely the album's last week on top,…

  5. The National Writing For New Album

    December 16, 2008 10:59 AM EST The National is "pretty far into the process of writing" its next album, which the band will record starting in April in group member Aaron Dessner's new home studio in Brooklyn's Ditmas Park neighborhood. The new album will be the follow-up to 2007's "Boxer"…

  6. Indie Stars Unite For AIDS Benefit Album

    December 15, 2008 12:01 PM EST Some of the biggest names in independent music have banded together to record exclusive songs for "Dark Was the Night," a double-disc album whose proceeds will benefit the Red Hot organization's work with AIDS research. In the works since 2006, the project is due Feb. 17 from…

  7. Byrne, Feist, Sufjan Join 'Red Hot' Compilation

    May 22, 2008 12:00 AM EDT David Byrne backed by the Dirty Projectors, Feist with Death Cab For Cutie's Ben Gibbard, Sufjan Stevens, the Decemberists, Grizzly Bear and Sharon Jones ... David Byrne backed by the Dirty Projectors, Feist with Death Cab For Cutie's Ben Gibbard, Sufjan Stevens, the Decemberists,…

  8. This Day in Music

    April 18, 2008 12:00 AM EDT - Blink-182 drummer Travis Barker opens a franchise of the popular restaurant chain Wahoo's Fish Taco in Norco, Calif. 2004 - Blink-182 drummer Travis Barker opens a franchise of the popular restaurant chain Wahoo's Fish Taco in Norco, Calif. 2003 - Superstar DJ Paul Oakenfold…

  9. Beck, Wilco, Panic Set For Outside Lands Fest

    March 24, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Beck, Wilco, Widespread Panic and Primus lead the new additions to the lineup for the first Outside Lands festival, which will be held Aug. 22-24 at San Francisco's Golden Gate Park. As previously rep Beck, Wilco, Widespread Panic and Primus lead the new additions to the lineup for the…

  10. Bon Iver

    January 30, 2008 12:00 AM EST Following breakups with his band and his girlfriend, Justin Vernon headed to his hometown of Wisconsin with a goal of starting fresh. The result is the stunning "For Emma, Forever Ago." Read more here Following breakups with his band and his girlfriend, Justin Vernon headed to his…

  11. Bon Iver

    January 25, 2008 12:00 AM EST When Justin Vernon describes the summer of 2006 as a “dim time,” he’s not overstating his case. When Justin Vernon describes the summer of 2006 as a “dim time,” he’s not overstating his case. Vernon was living in North Carolina, struggling to recover from breakups with his band and his…

  12. This Day in Music

    April 18, 2007 12:00 AM EDT - Blink-182 drummer Travis Barker opens a franchise of the popular restaurant chain Wahoo's Fish Taco in Norco, Calif. 2004 - Blink-182 drummer Travis Barker opens a franchise of the popular restaurant chain Wahoo's Fish Taco in Norco, Calif. 2003 - Superstar DJ Paul Oakenfold…

  13. Great White Tour Manager Faces Families

    May 08, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Watching her severely burned daughter go through 35 operations over two months before doctors took the young woman off life support was "a journey of hell," Ann Gruttadauria told a Providence, R.I., c Watching her severely burned daughter go through 35 operations over two months…

  14. This Day in Music

    April 18, 2006 12:00 AM EDT <b>1998 - </b>Country group Diamond Rio are inducted into the Grand Ole Opry. The band opens their performance with their first number one hit "Meet in the Middle.<br clear="none"/><br clear="none"/> 2004 - Blink-182 drummer Travis Barker opens…

  15. Ex-Simon, Joel Tour Manager Killed In NYC

    November 21, 2005 12:00 AM EST A former tour manager for artists such as Billy Joel and Paul Simon was fatally stabbed during an argument with his girlfriend in his Manhattan apartment, police said. A former tour manager for artists such as Billy Joel and Paul Simon was fatally stabbed during an argument with his…

  16. Martha Getting Back Into Music With Holiday Set

    October 03, 2005 12:00 AM EDT With a newly created partnership with Sony BMG, Martha Stewart Living Omnimedia (MSLO) is returning to music. With a newly created partnership with Sony BMG, Martha Stewart Living Omnimedia (MSLO) is returning to music. Plans are for the uber-homemaker's brand to market compilations for…

  17. This Day in Music

    April 18, 2005 12:00 AM EDT <b>2004 - </b>Blink-182 drummer Travis Barker opens a franchise of the popular restaurant chain Wahoo's Fish Taco in Norco, Calif. 2004 - Blink-182 drummer Travis Barker opens a franchise of the popular restaurant chain Wahoo's Fish Taco in Norco, Calif. 2003 - Superstar…

  18. Tunes On TV

    August 04, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Music-related TV listings for Aug. 4-10, 2003. Mon / Tues / Wed / Thurs / Fri / Sat / Sun MONDAY, AUG. 4 "Live With Regis and Kelly," Syndicated Featured Artist: Junior Senior (also scheduled: Seann William Scott, Roseanne). "106 & Park," BET Featured Artists:…

  19. 'American Fleadh' Marks Irish Invasion

    May 02, 2003 12:00 AM EDT A group of Irish acts will hit the U.S. next month for a series of American Fleadh tour dates. Performing under the banner at various dates will be the Saw Doctors, Black 47, Eileen Ivers, Hothouse Fl A group of Irish acts will hit the U.S. next month for a series of American Fleadh tour…

  20. This Day in Music

    April 18, 2003 12:00 AM EDT <b>2002 - </b>Bon Jovi keyboardist David Bryan returns to his roots when he is inducted into the Hall of Honor at his old high school. Bryan is a 1980 graduate of John P. Stevens High School in Edison 2002 - Bon Jovi keyboardist David Bryan returns to his roots when he is inducted…

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