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  1. Bubbling Under: Casey Abrams, Chris Wallace, Hopsin, Half Mile Home

    July 26, 2012 7:00 PM EDT ABRAMS ARRIVES ON AC 2011 "American Idol" sixth-place finalist Casey Abrams notches his first entry on a Billboard genre airplay chart, as "Get Out" (Concord/CMG) debuts on Adult Contemporary at No. 27. The song is the first si ...

  2. Ex-Warrant Singer Jani Lane Dead at 47

    August 12, 2011 7:55 AM EDT Jani Lane, who fronted the glossy rock band Warrant during the salad days of hair metal, was found dead in a motel room in Woodland Hills, Calif. Thursday evening of undetermined at press time, according to multiple media reports. He was 47. Detai ...

  3. Coachella 2011: Seen & Heard Friday

    April 16, 2011 12:44 PM EDT There's so much happening on Coachella's five stages (not to mention behind the scenes), that it's impossible to catch everything that goes on around the festival grounds. Here's 10 things we witnessed that you may have missed ...

  4. Todd Rundgren's 'Wizard' London Show

    May 22, 2009 12:00 AM EDT Todd Rundgren will perform his 1973 album "A Wizard, A True Star" in its entirety live for the first time in the U.K. The concert will take place at London's HMV Hammersmith Apollo on Feb. 6, 2010 and will be Rundgren's only U. ...

  5. Devo Whipping Up First Album Since 1990

    March 11, 2009 12:00 AM EDT Devo, the new-wave band famed for its terraced headgear and the catchy ditty "Whip It," is putting the finishing touches on its first studio album since 1990. The as-yet-untitled release is scheduled to come out in the fall. It marks Dev ...

  6. Strait Speeds Past R.E.M. To Debut At No. 1

    April 09, 2008 12:00 AM EDT For the fourth time in his career, country vet George Strait earns the No. 1 spot on The Billboard 200 with "Troubadour." According to Nielsen SoundScan, the MCA Nashville album moved 166,000 copies, more than enough to push him to the s ...

  7. Black Keys Tune Up For U.S. Tour

    March 25, 2005 12:00 AM EST Dates start April 19. Akron, Ohio rockers the Black Keys will embark on a monthlong U.S. headlining tour April 19 at Headliners in Louisville, Ky. The outing, which will run across the Midwest and South, will wrap May 14 at Cats Cradle in Carboro, ...

  8. Punk Guitarist Robert Quine Dead At 61

    June 07, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Guitarist Robert Quine, one of punk rock's most daring soloists, was found dead Saturday (June 5) in his New York apartment. He was 61. Guitarist Robert Quine, one of punk rock's most daring soloists, was found dead Saturday (June 5) in ...

  9. News And Notes From South By Southwest

    March 21, 2004 12:00 AM EST <I>News and notes from the 18th annual South By Southwest festival in Austin, Texas, a music and media conference offering industry panels and presentations, as well as more than 1,000 acts performing News and notes from the 18th annual Sout ...

  10. News And Notes From South By Southwest

    March 21, 2004 12:00 AM EST <I>News and notes from the 18th annual South By Southwest festival in Austin, Texas, a music and media conference offering industry panels and presentations, as well as more than 1,000 acts performing News and notes from the 18th annual Sout ...