1. Pet Shop Boys Taking 'High Tech' Show On The Road

    March 24, 2009 9:35 AM EDT Pet Shop Boys will play European festivals this summer as part of the campaign for their 10th album "Yes" (Parlophone), including a headlining appearance at Denmark's Roskilde Festival according to keyboard player Chris Lowe. It was also confirmed today that Pet Shop Boys will…

  2. Faithfull Surrounded By Stars On New Album

    January 22, 2009 5:08 PM EST Veteran vocalist Marianne Faithfull is surrounded by top-shelf collaborators on the album "Easy Come, Easy Go," due March 17 from Decca. The Hal Willner-produced project, his first full album with Faithfull since 1987, features covers of Morrissey's "Dear God Please Help…

  3. All Tomorrow's Parties Heads To Australia

    October 01, 2008 12:00 AM EDT All Tomorrow's Parties will launch its first Australian events in January. Native sons Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds will curate and perform at the shows, which run from Jan. 8-19 at a variety of venues All Tomorrow's Parties will launch its first Australian events in January. Native…

  4. Nick Cave To Pen Second Novel

    September 29, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Nearly 20 years since his debut novel, Nick Cave will put pen to paper for a second work of fiction, "The Death of Bunny Munro." Canongate has acquired world rights for the book, due in September 2009 Nearly 20 years since his debut novel, Nick Cave will put pen to paper for a…

  5. Alberta Cross

    April 23, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Last year, British roots-rock outfit Alberta Cross released a seven-song EP, "The Thief and the Heartbreaker," via Geffen in the United States and Fiction in the United Kingdom to much critical succes Last year, British roots-rock outfit Alberta Cross released a seven-song EP, "…

  6. Previewing The Week's Top New Releases

    April 06, 2008 12:00 AM EDT U.K. phenom Leona Lewis scores big in the States ahead of the release of her debut album, Ray J precedes his next set with a "sexy" single and P.O.D. reunites to rock with an old chum in this week's H A new album from Kim Deal's on-again, off-again band the Breeders, "…

  7. Barry Adamson Goes Pop With 'Cat'

    March 14, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Known for his work with David Lynch films and Nick Cave's Bad Seeds, Barry Adamson will try to shake the "noir" sound he's known for this spring with his eighth album "Back to the Cat." The ten song s Known for his work with David Lynch films and Nick Cave's…

  8. Newcomer Duffy Sweeps U.K. Charts

    March 10, 2008 12:00 AM EDT A&M/Universal's Welsh vocalist Duffy added another dimension to her hugely successful U.K. launch yesterday (March 9), as her debut album, "Rockferry," opened at No. 1, while the single "Mercy" ba A&M/Universal's Welsh vocalist Duffy added another…

  9. 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…

  10. 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…

  11. 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…

  12. 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…

  13. 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…

  14. 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…

  15. 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)…

  16. 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…

  17. 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…

  18. 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,…

  19. 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…

  20. 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…

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