1. Pearl Jam Rocks 'Late Show,' Vedder Joins Strokes

    May 05, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Pearl Jam stuck around last night (May 4) after taping a song for CBS' "The Late Show With David Letterman" to play a 10-song set inside New York's Ed Sullivan Theatre exclusively for members of its f Pearl Jam stuck around last night (May 4) after taping a song for CBS&…

  2. Strokes Out To 'Impress'

    January 03, 2006 12:00 AM EST With their third release, the Strokes aim to catch the zeitgeist of a 2001 debut that took the rock world by storm. In 2001, the Strokes transcended the New York club scene in a flash. They became international rock stars, selling 1 million copies of their RCA debut "Is This It" in…

  3. Different Strokes

    January 02, 2006 12:00 AM EST In 2001, the Strokes transcended the New York club scene in a flash. They became international rock stars, selling 1 million copies of their RCA debut "Is This It" in the United States alone, accordin In 2001, the Strokes transcended the New York club scene in a flash. They became…

  4. Sshh!: The Strokes Planning Secret Club Shows

    November 11, 2005 12:00 AM EST As the Jan. 3 release of their third RCA album, "First Impressions of Earth," draws near, the Strokes are about to set off on a worldwide promo tour that will feature secret club shows in several citi As the Jan. 3 release of their third RCA album, " First Impressions of Earth …

  5. The Strokes Settle On 'Earth' Songs

    November 01, 2005 12:00 AM EST The Strokes have selected the 14 songs that will be found on their third RCA album, "First Impressions of Earth." Due Jan. 3, the set is presently unsequenced but is generating early buzz thanks to th The Strokes have selected the 14 songs that will be found on their third RCA album…

  6. Strokes Stretching Out On Third Album

    September 20, 2005 12:00 AM EDT The Strokes offer a bigger, more eclectic sound on their as-yet-untitled third album, due in late January via RCA. The first single from the set, "Juicebox," is driven by a heavy riff in the vein of H The Strokes offer a bigger, more eclectic sound on their as-yet-untitled third…

  7. The Strokes Sets Sights On South America

    July 13, 2005 12:00 AM EDT The Strokes will play their first shows since last October during a forthcoming tour of South America. The Strokes will play their first shows since last October during a forthcoming tour of South America. Full details have yet to be confirmed, but the group's official Web site reports…

  8. Soviet Kitsch

    September 04, 2004 12:00 AM EDT On her major-label debut, Russian-born, Bronx, N.Y.-raised, classically trained Regina Spektor emerges as the fresh-faced piano balladeer of the downtown New York set. On her major-label debut, Russian-born, Bronx, N.Y.-raised, classically trained Regina Spektor emerges as the fresh-faced…

  9. Different Strokes

    October 31, 2003 12:00 AM EST Excerpted from the magazine for Billboard.com. The Strokes want it understood that despite their global fame, they are still a young band capable of the occasional misstep. "If we sold no records the first time, we obviously wouldn't be in this situation," frontman Julian…

  10. Hot Product

    October 27, 2003 12:00 AM EST The Strokes Make 'Room' In what is one of the most anticipated albums of the year, the Strokes return this week with their sophomore RCA salvo, "Room on Fire." First single "12:51" is off to a good start, having debuted at a career-best No. 7 on the U.K. singles…

  11. Billboard Bits: Strokes/Coldplay, Zucchero, Escovedo

    October 10, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Billboard Bits: Strokes/Coldplay, Zucchero, Escovedo AOL Music's First View initiative today (Oct. 10) debuted new videos from the Strokes and Coldplay. The Strokes' "12:51" is the first single from the group's sophomore album, " Room on Fire ," due Oct. 28…

  12. The Strokes Flesh Out Fall Tour Plans

    September 10, 2003 12:00 AM EDT A nine-date European tour will get underway Dec. 1 in Glasgow, with a more extensive itinerary to follow next year. The Strokes continue to expand their fall tour slate . Sixteen North American dates are on tap with Kings Of Leon, beginning Oct. 9-10 in Upper Darby, Pa., and including an Oct.…

  13. The Strokes Take 'Control' On Sophomore Album

    August 05, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Aside from deciding on names for a handful of tracks and tweaking the final mix, the Strokes have nearly completed their highly anticipated sophomore RCA album. The as-yet-untitled, 11-track set is du Aside from deciding on names for a handful of tracks and tweaking the final mix, the Strokes…

  14. Strokes Singer's Dad Named In Sex Abuse Suit

    December 11, 2002 12:00 AM EST John Casablancas, founder of leading model agency Elite and the father of Strokes frontman Julian Casablancas, has been named in a sex abuse lawsuit by an aspiring model who claims he made her pregnan John Casablancas, founder of leading model agency Elite and the father of Strokes frontman…

  15. Strokes To Roll With The Stones Amid Fall Trek

    August 20, 2002 12:00 AM EDT The Strokes will add another feather to their youthful cap Oct. 4 and 5, as they join the Rolling Stones' Licks tour as the opening act for dates, in Landover, Md. and Hartford, Conn., respectively. The Strokes will add another feather to their youthful cap Oct. 4 and 5, as they join the…

  16. Not Quite 'It': Strokes Gear Up For Busy Fall

    August 07, 2002 12:00 AM EDT The Strokes have been promoting their RCA debut, "Is This It," for almost 13 months, but the blitz isn't ready to wind down just yet. The Strokes have been promoting their RCA debut, "Is This It," for almost 13 months, but the blitz isn't ready to wind down just…

  17. The Strokes Tack On More January Dates

    January 02, 2002 12:00 AM EST New York-based rock act the Strokes have tacked 10 North American dates onto a previously announced round of international performances in support of its RCA debut, "Is This It." The new shows begin J New York-based rock act the Strokes have tacked 10 North American dates onto a…

  18. GBV, Strokes Heat Up New York

    December 31, 2001 12:00 AM EST Rock favorites Guided By Voices and the Strokes heated up New York last night (Dec. 30) during the first of two shows at Harlem's famed Apollo Theatre. The sold-out crowd was treated to alternating se Rock favorites Guided By Voices and the Strokes heated up New York last night (Dec. 30)…

  19. A Halloween Homecoming For The Strokes

    October 31, 2001 12:00 AM EST A frenzy of hype continues to swarm around New York's the Strokes, perhaps the most highly touted band to come out of the Big Apple in two decades. Even if all the fuss helped the group quickly sell o A frenzy of hype continues to swarm around New York's the Strokes, perhaps the…

  20. Love Unveils New Songs In Solo Set

    October 29, 2001 12:00 AM EST Courtney Love played her first-ever solo show Friday night (Oct. 26) at the Ventura Theatre in Ventura, Calif. She used the show to unveil a new band lineup, featuring former Hole drummer Patty Scheme Courtney Love played her first-ever solo show Friday night (Oct. 26) at the Ventura Theatre…

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