John Benson

Red Jumpsuit Apparatus Hoarding New Songs

Red Jumpsuit Apparatus Hoarding New Songs

Looking ahead while enjoying the present is how the Red Jumpsuit Apparatus guitarist Elias Reidy is approaching the band's upcoming high-profile slot on the Vans Warped Tour 2007.
Carlton Links With The Inc. For Third Album

Carlton Links With The Inc. For Third Album

As the Oct. 9 release date for her third album approaches, singer/songwriter Vanessa Carlton has inked with a surprising label: hip-hop music entrepreneur Irv "Gotti" Lorenzo's the Inc.
Carlton Links With The Inc. For Third Album

Carlton Links With The Inc. For Third Album

As the Oct. 9 release date for her third album, "Heroes & Thieves," approaches, singer/songwriter Vanessa Carlton has inked with a surprising label: hip-hop music entrepreneur Irv "Gotti" Lorenzo's the Inc. "I think Irv is a fantastic A&R man, and he really can't contain his excitement," Carlton says.
Tool Tossing Around Ideas For 'Surreal' Movie

Tool Tossing Around Ideas For 'Surreal' Movie

With Tool entrenched on the road in support of its latest effort "10,000 Days," guitarist Adam Jones tells Billboard.com the alt-metal act is tossing around ideas for a band movie. "We all have ideas about it," Jones says. "If I had my way, it would be a narrative story in a surreal fashion with as much money and special effects we could throw at it."
Matisyahu Seeking New Fans On 311 Tour

Matisyahu Seeking New Fans On 311 Tour

Matisyahu admits that when his manager first suggested a summer tour opening for 311, the Brooklyn-based reggae rapper wasn't sure it was such a good idea.
ZZ Top Eager To Return To The Studio

ZZ Top Eager To Return To The Studio

More sooner than later is the word from ZZ Top bassist Dusty Hill regarding a new album from the Texas-based rock act, which is currently between labels.

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