1. Black Keys Serving Up 'Potion' On Tour

    June 28, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Akron, Ohio-based rock duo the Black Keys will kick off a fall tour Sept. 6 in Seattle. A European run is sandwiched between two North American legs, which will find the group headlining its biggest v Akron, Ohio-based rock duo the Black Keys will kick off a fall tour Sept. 6 in Seattle. A…

  2. Wu-Tang, Flaming Lips Join Voodoo Music Bill

    June 23, 2006 12:00 AM EDT The Wu-Tang Clan, Flaming Lips, My Chemical Romance and Kings Of Leon have joined the bill for the eighth Voodoo Music Experience. The event will be held Oct. 28-29 in New Orleans' City Park and will The Wu-Tang Clan, Flaming Lips, My Chemical Romance and Kings Of Leon have joined the…

  3. Furtado Stays 'Loose' On U.K. Charts

    June 19, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Nelly Furtado added to her U.K. chart achievements yesterday (June 18), starting a second week at the top of the singles chart with "Maneater" (Geffen) while her third album, "Loose," debuted at No. 5 Nelly Furtado added to her U.K. chart achievements yesterday (June 18),…

  4. Bonnaroo Day Two: Radiohead Rocks, Everybody Jams

    June 18, 2006 12:00 AM EDT The long awaited and much-discussed collision of hipsters and hippies arrived at Bonnaroo last night (June 17), with a headlining main stage appearance from Radiohead, taken in by the vast majority of The long awaited and much-discussed collision of hipsters and hippies arrived at Bonnaroo…

  5. Third Album Is Written, But Rogue Wave's Not Rushing

    June 16, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Indie rock act Rogue Wave's second Sub Pop album, "Descended Like Vultures," isn't even a year old, but frontman Zach Rogue is already bursting with new material. Indie rock act Rogue Wave's second Sub Pop album, "Descended Like Vultures," isn't even a…

  6. Sonic Youth Celebrates 'Ripped' At CBGB

    June 14, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Sonic Youth kicked off its summer tour by cramming onto the stage at New York's famed CBGB last night (June 13), hours after the release of its new Geffen studio album, "Rather Ripped." Sonic Youth kicked off its summer tour by cramming onto the stage at New York's famed…

  7. DVD Probes New York Dolls' Comeback Album

    June 13, 2006 12:00 AM EDT The initial pressing of the first New York Dolls album in 30-plus years will include a 45-minute "making of" DVD documentary dubbed "On the Lip." The initial pressing of the first New York Dolls album in 30-plus years will include a 45-minute "making of" DVD…

  8. 'Rip' And Tear

    June 11, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Sonic Youth is back to a quartet on "Rather Ripped," out this week via Geffen. The 12-track set is the band's first to not feature longtime collaborator Jim O'Rourke since 1998's "A Thousand Leaves." Sonic Youth is back to its core quartet on "Rather…

  9. Billboard Bits: Beyonce, NIN/Bauhaus, Sonic Youth

    June 08, 2006 12:00 AM EDT News on Beyonce, NIN/Bauhaus, Sonic Youth Beyonce will on Monday (June 12) launch a nationwide search for an all-female band to accompany her on an upcoming tour in support of her sophomore solo effort, "B'Day ." The Destiny's Child frontwoman will choose finalists after…

  10. This Day in Music

    May 23, 2006 12:00 AM EDT <b>2002 - </b>Buddy Guy is among the multiple winners at the W.C. Handy Awards, mounted by the Blues Foundation in Memphis. Guy wins for contemporary male artist of the year and blues instrumentalist 2003 - Singer/songwriter Liz Phair embarks on her first tour in several years…

  11. The Black Keys Ink With Nonesuch

    May 22, 2006 12:00 AM EDT The band has previously recorded for Alive and Fat Possum, which issued its last two studio albums and a recent EP of Junior Kimbrough covers, "Chulahoma." Akron, Ohio-based rock duo the Black Keys have signed with Nonesuch Records. The group's label debut, "Magic Potion,…

  12. 21OnTV

    May 22, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Music-related TV listings for May 22-29, 2006. MONDAY, MAY 22 "The Early Show," CBS Featured artist(s): Reba McEntire, Brad Paisley (also scheduled: Bruce Willis). "Oprah Winfrey's Legends Ball," ABC Featured artist(s): John Legend, Patti Labelle, Gladys Knight,…

  13. THE M'S , "Springtime Can Kill You"

    May 19, 2006 12:00 AM EDT The M's touch on nearly every era of rock'n roll history on sophomore set "Future Women." The M's touch on nearly every era of rock'n roll history on sophomore set "Future Women." Their vintage guitar sounds, layered vocal harmonies, playful pop…

  14. Compilation Previews Summer Warped Tour

    May 18, 2006 12:00 AM EDT In keeping with tradition, SideOneDummy Records will be releasing a two-disc 2006 Warped Tour compilation just over a week before the annual traveling punk/hard rock fest kicks off. In keeping with tradition, SideOneDummy Records will be releasing a two-disc 2006 Warped Tour compilation just…

  15. Petty, Morrison, Nelson Top 'Austin City Limits' Bill

    May 18, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Tom Petty, Van Morrison, Willie Nelson, Massive Attack and Gnarls Barkley are among those lined up to play the 2006 Austin City Limits Festival. The Sept. 15-17 event will present 130 artists on eight Tom Petty, Van Morrison, Willie Nelson, Massive Attack and Gnarls Barkley are among those…

  16. Sam Roberts Looking For U.S. Breakthrough

    May 11, 2006 12:00 AM EDT After scoring three Juno Awards for its 2003 album "We Were Born in a Flame," Montreal's Sam Roberts Band plans to turn up the heat in the United States with its latest release, "Chemical City." After scoring three Juno Awards for its 2003 album "We Were Born in…

  17. Quincy Coleman

    May 07, 2006 12:00 AM EDT "Come closer baby, read between my lips/You drive me crazy, I can feel it in my hips," Quincy Coleman beckons on "Calling Your Name," the sinewy, shuffling opening track on her self-released sophomore "Come closer baby, read between my lips/You drive me crazy, I can…

  18. Zero 7 Tends To The 'Garden'

    May 04, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Electronic/pop outfit Zero 7 will return June 6 with its third album, "The Garden." Electronic/pop outfit Zero 7 will return June 6 with its third album, "The Garden." The 12-track set will be released via Atlantic and is the follow-up to 2004's "When It Falls,…

  19. Black Keys Jump Aboard Radiohead Tour

    May 02, 2006 12:00 AM EDT As the Black Keys ready their fourth album for a fall release, the Akron, Ohio-based rock duo will open six shows on Radiohead's summer North American tour. As the Black Keys ready their fourth album for a fall release, the Akron, Ohio-based rock duo will open six shows on Radiohead'…

  20. ON TV

    April 24, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Music-related TV listings for April 24-30, 2006. MONDAY, APRIL 24 "Good Morning America," ABC Featured artist(s): Bruce Springsteen. "The Ellen DeGeneres Show," Syndicated Featured artist(s): Elton John (also scheduled: Kim Raver). "American Chopper: Billy Joel Bike,…

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