1. Madonna 'Banned' By Movie Chain Over Alleged Texting Incident

    October 14, 2013 3:15 PM EDT The Alamo Drafthouse movie theater chain has banned Madonna from its theaters after reports that the Queen of Pop was texting during a New York Film Festival screening of 12 Years a Slave. Her Madgesty attended the festival's Tuesday screening of Fox Searchlight's Oscar hopeful,…

  2. Jason Mraz to Make History With Myanmar Performance

    November 16, 2012 10:40 AM EST Singer-songwriter hopes to raise awareness about human trafficking. Jason Mraz will make history next month when he performs in Myanmar to raise awareness about human trafficking. Mraz will headline a free outdoor concert on Dec. 16 at People's Square in Yangon, at the base of Shwedagon…

  3. Joe Arroyo, Colombian Salsa Great, Dead at 55

    July 26, 2011 2:10 PM EDT Joe Arroyo , the salsa star and composer whose piercing, high tenor and groundbreaking songs -- including "La Noche" -- made him a groundbreaking force in Colombian salsa, and one of its major ambassadors abroad, has died. He was 55 years old. Arroyo, real name Alvaro José Arroyo,…

  4. Regina Spektor, "Far"

    July 07, 2009 4:11 PM EDT Rising from tiny Manhattan clubs where aspiring singer/ songwriters refused to drink folk-music syrup, Regina Spektor found her voice as a compelling and whimsical storyteller who uses experience and observation to craft indelible songs. With her third Sire album, the deliciously attractive …

  5. Yorke: Radiohead's 'Rainbows' Strategy Was A 'One-Off'

    April 29, 2008 12:00 AM EDT It was a pivotal moment for the music industry which many thought sounded the death knell for recorded music sales, but Radiohead won't be repeating their decision to let fans choose what to pay for t It was a pivotal moment for the music industry which many thought sounded the death…

  6. Happenstance

    August 03, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Fozzy, the greatest heavy-metal band you never heard, returns to the U.S. after being enslaved by a 20-year recording contract in Japan. Fozzy, the greatest heavy-metal band you never heard, returns to the U.S. after being enslaved by a 20-year recording contract in Japan. (And artists here…

  7. Static-X To Star In Chaos! Comic

    March 15, 2002 12:00 AM EST Contemporary metal act Static-X will be the subject of an upcoming sci-fi action adventure comic book. Due July 24 from Chaos! Comics, "Static-X #1" will find the band's members -- Wayne Static, Ken J Contemporary metal act Static-X will be the subject of an upcoming sci-fi…