1. Christina Perri Plots Second Album as 'Twilight' Song Enters Charts

    November 28, 2012 9:05 AM EST 0 0 0 Fresh off her "Twilight" track entering the Hot 100 and top digital songs charts, Christina Perri says she has begun work on her second album for Atlantic. "I have 25 ideas -- songs ready to demo -- and I will get that down to 15,&quo ...

  2. Rush Bringing String Ensemble on Tour

    June 18, 2012 5:10 PM EDT 0 0 0 With "Clockwork Angels," its first new album in five years, just out, Rush is planning a tour that will surprise many of the Canadian trio's fans. "Our intention is to take strings out on the road," guitarist Alex Lifeson te ...

  3. Maroon 5, John Rich Do Sinatra Songs 'Our Way' For iTunes

    July 07, 2009 3:35 PM EDT 0 0 0 When Apple rang up Maroon 5 frontman Adam Levine to see if he and his band would be interested in recording a classic Frank Sinatra tune, the singer jumped at the chance. "He's definitely one of my all-time favorites," Levine told Bil ...

  4. Gotta Have Faith

    September 28, 2008 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Summer's over and it's still hot, but even so, Faith Hill is quick to warm up to talk about Christmas. Summer's over and it's still hot, but even so, Faith Hill is quick to warm up to talk about Christmas. Which is more than appr ...

  5. Faith Hill Preps First Christmas Album

    June 16, 2008 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Faith Hill's first Christmas album, "Joy to the World," will arrive Sept. 16 via Warner Bros. The first single is an original track, "A Baby Changes Everything," written by Tim Nichols, Craig Wiseman Faith Hill's first ...

  6. AEG's Campbell To Keynote ERA Conference

    June 06, 2008 12:00 AM EDT David Campbell, president and CEO of AEG Europe, will become the first speaker from outside the record and retail industries to address an Entertainment Retailers Association convention when he delivers a keynote speech June 19 at ERA's annua ...

  7. Sony BMG Oz Buys Caplice Stake

    December 14, 2007 12:00 AM EST Sony BMG Music Entertainment Australia has become the first major label Down Under to invest in artist management and touring. The firm has taken a 50% share in Sydney-based Caplice Management and is negotiating with a second artist management fir ...

  8. 'Win,' Place, Show

    October 24, 2006 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Kiss vocalist/guitarist Paul Stanley this week brings forth his first solo album since his self-titled 1978 debut. "Live To Win" will be issued via the Universal imprint New Door; Stanley is supportin Kiss vocalist/guitarist Paul Stanley t ...

  9. Paul Stanley Solo Album Due In October

    August 18, 2006 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Kiss vocalist/guitarist Paul Stanley has inked with Universal's New Door imprint for the release of his first solo album since his self-titled 1978 debut. "Live To Win" is due Oct. 24; Stanley will su Kiss vocalist/guitarist Paul Stan ...

  10. Air, Cocker Board Gainsbourg's '5:55'

    June 06, 2006 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Air, Pulp's Jarvis Cocker and producer Nigel Godrich are among the artists contributing to French actress/singer Charlotte's Gainsbourg's new album, "5:55." Air, Pulp's Jarvis Cocker and producer Nigel Godrich are among ...

  11. Kiss' Stanley Readies Second Solo Set

    November 10, 2005 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Kiss may not be planning on hitting the recording studio any time soon, but vocalist/guitarist Paul Stanley is heading down the solo route. Kiss may not be planning on hitting the recording studio any time soon, but vocalist/guitarist Paul Stanley i ...

  12. O.A.R.

    October 25, 2005 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 There's a trick to staying healthy on the road, and O.A.R. knows it... Aside from that, there have been some good shows, videogame dreams and a visit with Sheryl Crow. We've just finished up a week of shows spanning from Texas to Colorado ...

  13. Crow Picks 'Wildflower'

    September 26, 2005 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 "Now that I'm in my 40s, it's much easier to be an artist," Sheryl Crow says. "It's good knowing that I'm not in the game to be competing with really young groups of kids on the radio. Or to, you know "Now tha ...

  14. Evanescence, Green Day Rock BMA Rehearsals

    December 07, 2004 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Evanescence will add a new feather to its live performance cap at tomorrow's (Dec. 8) Billboard Music Awards, when the group is joined by an eight-piece string section for its rendition of "My Immorta Evanescence will add a new feather to ...

  15. Coroner: Rick James Died Of Heart Attack

    September 17, 2004 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Toxicology and other tests determined that Rick James died last month from a heart attack due to an enlarged heart, with numerous drugs including methamphetamine and cocaine contributing factors, the Toxicology and other tests determined that Rick J ...

  16. Rick James Funeral Set, Autopsy Inconclusive

    August 10, 2004 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 A public viewing for funk legend Rick James will be held tomorrow (Aug. 11) from 5 to 8 p.m. PT at Forest Lawn Memorial Park in Los Angeles. A memorial service is set for 11 a.m. PT Thursday. A public viewing for funk legend Rick James will be held ...

  17. Coroner's Tests Inconclusive On Elliott Smith

    December 31, 2003 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Tests to determine whether Elliott Smith was murdered or committed suicide were inconclusive, a Los Angeles coroner's spokesman said yesterday (Dec. 30). The 34 year-old singer/songwriter died Oct. 21 Tests to determine whether Elliott Smith wa ...

  18. Hot Product

    June 23, 2003 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Michelle Branch 'Paper'back Writer Michelle Branch will look to avoid the sophomore slump on her new album, "Hotel Paper," due this week from Maverick. First single "Are You Happy Now?" has already taken off at radio an ...

  19. 3 Doors Down To Tour Behind 'Sun'

    October 29, 2002 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Modern rock act 3 Doors Down is gearing up for a tour in support of its forthcoming sophomore album, "Away From the Sun," due Nov. 12 from Republic/Universal. Fourteen dates have been announced so far Modern rock act 3 Doors Down is gearin ...

  20. Kiss Go Symphonic Down Under

    October 21, 2002 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Well, they've tried everything else. Kiss will play a one-off concert Feb. 28 at the 48,000-capacity Telstra Dome in Melbourne with the 60-piece Melbourne Symphony Orchestra. The concert, to celebrate Well, they've tried everything else. K ...

  21. Coroner Confirms Overdose Killed Dee Dee Ramone

    September 18, 2002 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Dee Dee Ramone, a founding member of punk rock icons the Ramones who was found dead in his home in June, died of a heroin overdose, the Los Angeles coroner's office said yesterday (Sept. 17). A toxico Dee Dee Ramone, a founding member of punk r ...