Music of Richmond, Virginia

  1. Web Trends: Listen To A New Bjork Song

    November 04, 2011 4:00 PM EDT Google Trends: 1. gwar : GWAR guitarist Cory Smoot aka Fattus Maximus was found dead on the band's tour bus yesterday (Nov. 3) 10. justin bieber baby : People continue the outrage over Mariah Yeater's paternity claim 14. cory smoot : See ...

  2. GWAR's Cory Smoot, a.k.a. Flattus Maximus, Found Dead on Tour Bus

    November 04, 2011 7:57 AM EDT MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - The lead guitarist for the costumed heavy metal band GWAR has been found dead on their tour bus. Manager Jack Flanagan and record label Metal Blade say Cory Smoot was found early Thursday before crossing into Canada following a ...

  3. Sparklehorse's Mark Linkous Dies

    March 08, 2010 12:00 AM EST Sparklehorse visionary Mark Linkous, 47, took his life with a gunshot to his heart on Saturday (Mar. 6) in Knoxville, Tenn. Best known for his unique folk-based soundscapes, the singer-songwriter, who recorded under the name Sparklehorse, released ...

  4. Danger Mouse, Sparklehorse Album Release Scrapped

    May 15, 2009 12:00 AM EDT It's been one of the most hotly anticipated albums of 2009 since it was first announced: "Dark Night of the Soul," a collaboration between producer Danger Mouse (Gnarls Barkley, Gorillaz, The Black Keys) and critically acclaimed psy ...

  5. D’Angelo Releases Buzz Single

    September 30, 2008 12:00 AM EDT D’Angelo has prefaced the spring 2009 release of his third album with a new buzz single. “I Found My Smile Again,” a remake of the tune D’Angelo originally recorded for the 1996 “Space Jam” soundtrack, became available exclusively via iTunes today ...

  6. D’Angelo To Release Hits Pack

    June 09, 2008 12:00 AM EDT While the wait for a new studio album continues, D’Angelo fans can satisfy their cravings with the June 24 Virgin/EMI compilation, “The Best So Far …”. The CD/DVD package includes his major hits, rare tracks and seven previously-unreleased music v ...

  7. Lamb Of God Heading Back Out

    September 10, 2004 12:00 AM EDT After playing the second stage on this summer's Ozzfest tour, Lamb Of God will hit the road again on a coast-to-coast U.S. tour with Fear Factory, Children Of Bodom and Throwdown. After playing the second stage on this summer's Ozzfest t ...

  8. GWAR Inks With DRT

    June 18, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Album due in the fall. Heavy metal group GWAR has signed with New York-based DRT Entertainment. The band will release its first album of new material in three years this October. GWAR -- which stands for God What an Awful Racket -- will reunite wi ...