1. Ted Nugent's Wife Arrested at Airport, Handgun Found In Luggage

    September 02, 2013 4:25 AM EDT The wife of rock musician Ted Nugent has been arrested after a handgun was found in her carry-on luggage at an airport security checkpoint. Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport spokesman David Magana confirmed to The Dallas Morning News that 51-year-old Shemane Ann Nugent was taken into…

  2. Al Jourgensen Hangs Up Ministry, Talks Memoir and Projects With Trent Reznor, Lil Wayne

    August 06, 2013 1:35 PM EDT Industrial icon also has comic book planned with an "arch enemy who's based on Ted Nugent. I fight for good, and this guy just shoots deer and writes songs about vaginas" Al Jourgensen is saying yes to more books but no to more Ministry albums after the Sept. 6 release of …

  3. Lollapalooza 2013: Mumford & Sons, Postal Service and More Highlights From Day 2

    August 04, 2013 12:00 PM EDT Country superstars, alt-pop divas, Olympic snowboarders and EDM deities also kept crowds cheering on Saturday in Chicago's Grant Park After dark on Lollapalooza 2013's second day, Mumford & Sons harmonized their hearts out on the Chicago festival's south end while The…

  4. Kid Rock, Ted Nugent Not Surprised By Bankrupt Detroit, Voice Optimism

    July 30, 2013 12:00 PM EDT "We saw this coming," says Nugent, who blames liberals for the city's woes. "We've already shed our tears and fortified ourselves and improvised and adapted. We pray every night, and I believe it will turn around" A couple of Detroit's stalwart rock…

  5. Mumford & Sons Multiply In New Video for 'Babel'

    July 09, 2013 9:33 AM EDT Mumford & Sons deliver another energetic performance in the new clip for "Babel." Only this time, there are more Mumfords than usual. Though the title single forcefully kicks-open the door to their Grammy-winning No. 1 album, the new video settles for an intimate and stripped…

  6. What Gotye Did Next - The Basics’ ‘So Hard For You’: Watch

    July 04, 2013 1:37 AM EDT Before his star went supernova, Gotye was simply Wally De Backer -- drummer with the Basics. The Australian artist behind the 2012 smash “Somebody That I Used to Know” (featuring Kimbra) has returned to his roots with the Basics, playing up-front in the group’s new blues-rock song, “So Hard…

  7. Mumford & Sons Close Glastonbury, Injured Bassist Ted Dwane Plays

    July 01, 2013 1:58 AM EDT Mumford & Sons brought the Glastonbury Festival to a foot-stomping close Sunday, with many music fans still on a high from the Rolling Stones' first-ever gig at Britain's leading music extravaganza. The Mumfords' performance was the Grammy-winning folk-rockers' first…

  8. Mumford & Sons Extend Tour, Confirm Ted Dwane is Making 'Steady Recovery'

    June 25, 2013 4:34 AM EDT Mumford & Sons are extending their road-run after a pause for illness. The British folk-rock group have announced a new table of North American tour dates, and they’ve rescheduled the shows nixed when bass player Ted Dwane suffered a blood clot on the surface of his brain. There’s a…

  9. Gotye Gets Back to Basics, His Band Before 'Somebody' Blew Him Up

    June 20, 2013 10:15 AM EDT Wally De Backer returns to his old band for Australian tour dates -- and new recordings haven't been ruled out Wally De Backer -- better known as Gotye -- isn’t your typical musician. He’s talented, restless, unpretentious and loyal. It’s rarer still for an artist to imbue all those…

  10. APRA Music Awards for Tame Impala, Sia, Timomatic

    June 18, 2013 5:27 AM EDT Tame Impala, Sia Furler, Timomatic, 360 and Hilltop Hoods were among the big winners Monday night at the APRA Music Awards in Melbourne. Kevin Parker’s psychedelic rockers Tame Impala added to their impressive collection of industry-plaudits with the most prestigious APRA Awards category,…

  11. Jack Johnson Honors Mumford & Sons at Last-Minute Bonnaroo Headlining Set

    June 16, 2013 6:00 AM EDT "I wrote this song this morning," Jack Johnson, acoustic guitar strapped in his hands, told his thousands of onlookers at the 2013 Bonnaroo festival on Saturday night (June 15), "and I just wanted to share it with you guys." BONNAROO PHOTOS • Bonnaroo Webcast: Watch…

  12. Jack Johnson Talks Last-Minute Bonnaroo Set, Wishes Mumford & Sons Well

    June 14, 2013 2:40 PM EDT Hours after Jack Johnson was officially announced as the replacement for Mumford & Sons at Bonnaroo 2013, the folk singer-songwriter performed a surprise acoustic set and talked about being a last-minute headliner on Friday morning (June 14) on the Manchester, Tenn. festival grounds. …

  13. Jack Johnson Replaces Mumford & Sons at Bonnaroo

    June 14, 2013 10:18 AM EDT Jack Johnson has been announced as the new Saturday night headliner at Bonnaroo, replacing Mumford & Sons , whose bassist Ted Dwane is recovering from brain surgery earlier this week. In a statement released by festival organizers on Friday, Johnson said he got the call yesterday to…

  14. Mumford and Sons, Earl Sweatshirt Cancel Bonnaroo Sets

    June 13, 2013 9:07 PM EDT Though Bonnaroo has a formidable lineup of acts gracing its stages this weekend, two acts -- Mumford and Sons and Earl Sweatshirt -- have cancelled appearances at the festival. Mumford and Sons announced today (June 13) that it will cancel its appearance at the Tennesee fest, hot on the…

  15. Mumford & Sons Bassist Ted Dwane Has Blood Clot on His Brain

    June 11, 2013 10:21 AM EDT Mumford & Sons bassist Ted Dwane was rushed to a hospital on Monday where doctors discovered a blood clot on his brain, requiring surgery, the band announced on its website . Described as "feeling unwell" for days, Dwane is expected to recover quickly from the surgery, which…

  16. The Seekers Feted With Australian Honor, Judith Durham on the Mend

    May 30, 2013 12:54 AM EDT Australia’s '60s folk-pop icons the Seekers are to receive one of the country’s most prestigious music honors, coming just weeks after singer Judith Durham suffered a brain hemorrhage. The Seekers will be this year's recipients of APRA’s award for outstanding services to…

  17. AEG Lawyer's Email Called Michael Jackson a 'Freak,' Court Told

    May 23, 2013 3:40 AM EDT A lawyer for the parent company of AEG Live LLC called Michael Jackson a freak on the day the singer signed a multimillion contract for a series of ill-fated comeback concerts, emails displayed for a jury on Wednesday showed. The emails were presented by Brian Panish, an attorney for…

  18. Kastle Reads Emerson, Makes Beats

    May 07, 2013 5:06 PM EDT DJ/producer takes a philosophical approach to his self-released debut album. Barrett Richards, the DJ and producer known better as Kastle, is sitting in the guest room that has doubled as a studio inside his manager’s loft in downtown Los Angeles. He’s doing his best to tolerate the…

  19. Skrillex at IMS Engage: Watch a Conversation on His Growth

    May 03, 2013 2:19 PM EDT The producer/DJ talks about his musical origins, investing in himself and finding his audience at the IMS Engage conference. One of the most anticipated panels during IMS Engage, the industry confab held in Los Angeles on April 17, featured Skrillex (real name: Sonny Moore) sitting down…

  20. Mumford & Sons Tell Four Stories in 'Whispers In The Dark' Video

    March 11, 2013 2:00 PM EDT As if "Marcus Mumford joins a motorcycle gang" wasn't already a strong-enough concept for a music video, Mumford & Sons offer three extra plot lines in their new clip for "Whispers In The Dark," which premiered on Sunday (Mar. 10). Have you ever wondered how the…

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