1. John Lydon Revives PiL For U.K. Tour

    September 08, 2009 8:40 AM EDT John Lydon's influential U.K. post-punk band Public Image Ltd is to return for a five-date British tour in December after a 17-year hiatus. The Sex Pistols frontman has brought late-1980s members Lu Edmonds and Bruce Smith back for the dates, which coincide with the 30th anniversary of…

  2. Jah Wobble Returns With 'Mu'

    July 15, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Although bassist Jah Wobble has released solo albums on a regular basis since exiting Public Image Limited in 1980, his latest, "Mu," is his first "commercial" release in quite some time. Although bassist Jah Wobble has released solo albums on a regular basis since exiting…

  3. Version 2 Version—A Dub Transmission

    September 25, 2004 12:00 AM EDT The wizard of dub returns, in tandem with bassist Jah Wobble, to offer fans of electronica and dub another fascinating experience. The wizard of dub returns, in tandem with bassist Jah Wobble, to offer fans of electronica and dub another fascinating experience. Bill Laswell, an ace musician…

  4. Something Dangerous

    June 21, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Internationally renowned for her multi-ethnic sound, Natacha Atlas seamlessly melds authentic Indo-Arabic musical forms with a mÉlange of North African and contemporary Western musical influenc Internationally renowned for her multi-ethnic sound, Natacha Atlas seamlessly melds authentic Indo…

  5. All Tomorrow's Parties Solidifies L.A. Plans

    June 16, 2003 12:00 AM EDT The Los Angeles edition of the All Tomorrow's Parties (ATP) festival has solidified its lineup. The Los Angeles edition of the All Tomorrow's Parties (ATP) festival, which was postponed until Sept. 26-28 due to "sluggish ticket sales," has solidified its lineup. Among the…

  6. Afro-Celts Plant A New 'Seed'

    January 29, 2003 12:00 AM EST The Afro-Celt Sound System has finalized the details of its fourth Real World Records Album. "Seed," due March 25, is the group's first effort to be put out under the streamlined name the Afro Celts, The Afro-Celt Sound System has finalized the details of its fourth Real World…

  7. First Acts Announced For L.A. All Tomorrow's Parties

    January 02, 2003 12:00 AM EST The lineup for the upcoming Los Angeles edition of the All Tomorrow's Parties festival is starting to take shape, with ...And You Will Know Us by the Trail of the Dead, the Breeders, the Boredoms, Nek The lineup for the upcoming Los Angeles edition of the All Tomorrow's Parties…

  8. Desert Road

    August 03, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Justin Adams has been a working musician for 20 years. Justin Adams has been a working musician for 20 years. In that time, he has produced the French act LoJo and played with artists like Jah Wobble, Sinéad O'Connor, and Robert Plant (he's touring with Plant now). Busy, indeed,…

  9. Doves, Valence Overtake U.K. Charts

    May 06, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Two acts from widely differing backgrounds notched their first No.1s on the U.K. charts yesterday (May 5), as Manchester modern rock trio Doves scored an instant chart-topper with their sophomore albu Two acts from widely differing backgrounds notched their first No.1s on the U.K. charts…

  10. Robert Plant Returns With 'Head First'

    April 05, 2002 12:00 AM EST Led Zeppelin frontman Robert Plant will release his first studio album in nine years, "Head First," internationally in July via Universal, according to reports. Although a spokesperson for longtime Pl Led Zeppelin frontman Robert Plant will release his first studio album in nine…

  11. Radioaxiom—A Dub Transmission

    September 22, 2001 12:00 AM EDT That these two patron saints of the subwoofer should meet was probably inevitable, though it is interesting that the bass timbres of both Bill Laswell and ex-PIL bassist Jah Wobble have come to resemb That these two patron saints of the subwoofer should meet was probably inevitable, though it…

  12. Plant Plucks Alternative Musicians For Tour

    April 18, 2001 12:00 AM EDT Led Zeppelin frontman Robert Plant has scheduled a handful of European dates this month, to be followed by a brief North American tour in May and June. Plant will be backed on the jaunts by Strange Se Led Zeppelin frontman Robert Plant has scheduled a handful of European dates this month, to…

  13. Television Leads Noise Pop Chicago Lineup

    March 27, 2001 12:00 AM EST The nine-year-old San Francisco-based Noise Pop Festival is headed to Chicago for the second time May 9-13. The star-studded lineup is led by the newly reunited New York underground rock legends Telev The nine-year-old San Francisco-based Noise Pop Festival is headed to Chicago for the second…