1. Country Legend Porter Wagoner Dies At 80

    October 29, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Country legend Porter Wagoner died yesterday (Oct. 28) in Nashville, just a few weeks after being hospitalized with lung cancer. Wagoner was known for a string of country hits in the '60s, perennial a Country legend Porter Wagoner died yesterday (Oct. 28) in Nashville, just a few weeks…

  2. Music On TV Aug. 27-Sept. 2.

    August 27, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Music on television listings from Aug. 27-Sept. 2. MONDAY, Aug. 27 "Good Morning America," ABC Featured Artist(s): Ringo Starr, Katie Brown, Tory Johnson. "106 & Park," BET Featured Artist(s): Yung Joc. "The Late Show With David Letterman," CBS Featured…

  3. Grinderman / July 25, 2007 / Chicago (Metro)

    August 01, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Their cigarettes glowing menacingly in the dark before the lights went up, the group started with their namesake song "Grinderman" before proceeding to tear through the album in its entirety (albeit i There are some Nick Cave fans who still insist that the singer peaked in intensity…

  4. The White Stripes / July 24, 2007 / New York (Madison Square Garden)

    July 27, 2007 12:00 AM EDT You know you've hit the big time when your band plays Madison Square Garden for the first time, and on July 24, Jack and Meg White proved the two of them could hold their own in the massive arena, lea You know you've hit the big time when your band plays Madison Square Garden for…

  5. Chris Cornell / April 14, 2007 / Toronto (Phoenix Concert Theatre)

    May 01, 2007 12:00 AM EDT With the demise of Audioslave, Chris Cornell is once again going the solo route. The former Soundgarden lead singer has decided to simplify things on this current tour, opting for smaller venues as a With the demise of Audioslave, Chris Cornell is once again going the solo route. The former…

  6. The Dark Side

    April 08, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Nick Cave will be a busy man in the coming months, as he prepares to release the self-titled debut from his band Grinderman and gets to work on the next release from his long-running outfit the Bad Se Nick Cave will be a busy man in the coming months, as he prepares to release the self-titled…

  7. Previewing The Week's Top New Releases

    April 08, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Bright Eyes' Conor Oberst grows up on a new album with a little bit of everything, superstar DJ Tiesto returns to his own music and Nick Cave gets down and dirty with Grinderman in this week's Hot Pro A new album from indie rock outfit Blonde Redhead, "23" (Touch & Go)…

  8. Buffalo Tom Picks Up The 'Pieces' On New Album

    April 06, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Veteran alternative rock trio Buffalo Tom will break a nine-year hiatus from the studio with the July 10 release of "Three Easy Pieces." The 13-track set will be the first release on Danny Goldberg's Veteran alternative rock trio Buffalo Tom will break a nine-year hiatus from…

  9. Nick Cave Wraps One Album, Plots Another

    February 09, 2007 12:00 AM EST Nick Cave will be a busy man in the coming months, as he prepares to release the self-titled debut from his band Grinderman and gets to work on the next release from his long-running outfit the Bad Se Nick Cave will be a busy man in the coming months, as he prepares to release the self-titled…

  10. The Billboard Q&A: Lee Hazlewood

    January 29, 2007 12:00 AM EST Lee Hazlewood is one of a kind. Bridging country and pop music through a five-decade career, Hazlewood has brought his own unique and irrepressible personality to the roles of artist, actor, songwrite Lee Hazlewood is one of a kind. Bridging country and pop music through a five-decade career,…

  11. Billboard Bits: All Tomorrow's Parties, VH1, Lifetime

    November 20, 2006 12:00 AM EST The second weekend of next year's All Tomorrow's Parties will be curated half by the festival's organizers and half by ticket buyers. The second weekend of next year's All Tomorrow's Parties will be curated half by the festival's organizers and half by ticket…

  12. Various Artists / Came So Far For Beauty: An Evening Of Leonard Cohen Songs / Oct. 5, 2006 / Dublin (The Point)

    October 24, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Despite an all-star cast and the embarrassment of riches contained in the blue chip Leonard Cohen songbook, the four-hour running time of this tribute show to the septuagenarian singer seemed like too Despite an all-star cast and the embarrassment of riches contained in the blue chip Leonard…

  13. Dylan Helps Remember Pair Of 'Unsung Heroes'

    August 31, 2006 12:00 AM EDT With the release this week of his new album, "Modern Times," Bob Dylan has been inescapable in the press. With the release this week of his new album, "Modern Times," Bob Dylan has been inescapable in the press. But a short film and an album reissue will put the spotlight…

  14. A Pirate's Life

    August 20, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Bono, Sting, Lou Reed and Nick Cave are just a handful of the artists who have lent their voices to "Rogue's Gallery: Pirate Ballads, Sea Songs & Chanteys," due this week via Anti-. Bono, Sting, Lou Reed and Nick Cave are just a handful of the artists who have lent their…

  15. Top Acts Salute Harry Smith On Four-Disc Set

    August 01, 2006 12:00 AM EDT The life and work of musicologist Harry Smith will be saluted by acts such as Elvis Costello, Beck, Wilco and Lou Reed on the four-disc boxed set "The Harry Smith Project: Anthology of American Folk M The life and work of musicologist Harry Smith will be saluted on the four-disc boxed…

  16. Previewing The Week's Top New Releases

    July 23, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Tom Petty goes solo for the first time in 12 years, Pharrell Williams finally brings forth his oft-delayed solo debut, the New York Dolls recharge after a 30-year hiatus and Tapes 'N Tapes climbs the A new album from hip-hop outfit Jurassic 5, "Feedback" (Interscope), with a…

  17. GRANT-LEE PHILLIPS, "Nineteeneighties"

    July 18, 2006 12:00 AM EDT There's always been a yucky nostalgia surrounding the '80s -- Reaganomics, "the decade of greed," and all that -- with the music of the era earning particular ridicule and frequently reduced to punchl There's always been a yucky nostalgia surrounding the '80s --…

  18. 'Gothic Box' Shines Light On Ultra Dark Music

    July 18, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Rhino has rounded up the top names in goth rock for the four-disc boxed set "A Life Less Lived -- The Gothic Box," due Sept. 19. Rhino has rounded up the top names in goth rock for the four-disc boxed set "A Life Less Lived -- The Gothic Box," due Sept. 19. Despite…

  19. Bono, Sting, Lou Reed Fill 'Rogue's Gallery'

    June 21, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Bono, Sting, Lou Reed and Nick Cave are just a handful of the artists who have lent their voices to "Rogue's Gallery: Pirate Ballads, Sea Songs & Chanteys," due Aug. 22 via Anti-. Bono, Sting, Lou Reed and Nick Cave are just a handful of the artists who have lent their…

  20. 25OnTV

    June 19, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Music-related TV listings for June 19-25, 2006. MONDAY, JUNE 19 "Imus in the Morning," MSNBC Featured artist(s): Dwight Yoakam. "Good Morning America," ABC Featured artist(s): Corinne Bailey Rae (also scheduled: Nicole Richie). "Today," NBC Featured artist(s):…

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