1. Prodigy, Stone Roses Play A Soggy Future Music Festival Opener

    March 03, 2013 11:54 PM EST 0 0 0 The Prodigy and the Stone Roses made a big splash Saturday as the Future Music Festival launched its Australian trek in appalling weather. On what turned out to be an incident-filled day, headliner DJ Avicii was a last-minute cancellation, as the st ...

  2. The Stone Roses Begin Reunion Live Tour In Barcelona

    June 08, 2012 9:00 PM EDT 0 0 0 Seminal U.K. rock band the Stone Roses made a triumphant start to their comeback tour, playing a hit-filled, ninety-minute set at Barcelona's intimate Razzmatazz venue. The rapturously-received gig was the first date in the Manchester-formed ba ...

  3. Universal U.K Partners With Liam Gallagher's Pretty Green Clothing Label To Open Virtual 'Shop-Front' Record Stores

    May 08, 2012 11:02 AM EDT Universal Music U.K. is taking an innovative approach to boosting its sales of vinyl product. Launching May 24, the label is to partner with British fashion company Pretty Green - the clothing label and retail chain set up by former Oasis, now Bea ...

  4. Stone Roses Reunite, Announce 2012 Concerts

    October 18, 2011 12:43 PM EDT Seminal U.K. rock band The Stone Roses is to reform for a series of highly lucrative live shows. Following days of speculation that a reunion was imminent, the announcement was made earlier today (Oct. 18) at a packed press conference in The Soho ...

  5. The Stone Roses Reunite, Announce Live Shows for 2012

    October 18, 2011 11:05 AM EDT 0 0 0 Seminal U.K. rock band The Stone Roses is to reform for a series of highly lucrative live shows. Following days of speculation that a reunion was imminent, the announcement was made earlier today (Oct. 18) at a packed press conference in The Soho Ho ...

  6. Adidas Star Wars Ad Takes Snoop Dogg, Daft Punk to the Cantina

    June 05, 2010 12:33 PM EDT 0 0 0 FIFA freaks, intergalactic geeks and pop-culture crazies all agree -- Adidas' 'Star Wars'-themed World Cup ad is the year's most awesome bit of promotional eye candy. A lightsaber-wielding Snoop Dogg and a droid-totting Daft Punk ...

  7. Billboard Bits: T.I., Waka Flocka Flame, Oasis, Polyphonic Spree

    March 18, 2010 3:51 PM EDT 0 0 0 Billboard Bits serves up the best bite-sized nuggets of music news and gossip every afternoon. According to Baller Alert , Lil Wayne's first love and baby mama Antonia "Toya" Carter is doing a bit of namedropping -- literally. The BET ...

  8. Massive Attack, Muse Confirmed For Fuji Rock Fest

    March 08, 2010 12:00 AM EST Japan's leading one-location music event, Fuji Rock Festival, has announced some of the main headliners for its 14th edition, to be held July 30 to Aug. 1. The lead acts announced so far include Massive Attack, Muse, Ian Brown, Air, Vampire W ...

  9. Former Stone Roses Singer Ian Brown Held For Assault

    November 03, 2009 1:29 PM EST 0 0 0 Former Stone Roses singer Ian Brown has been arrested in London on suspicion of assaulting his Mexican wife, model and actress Fabiola Quiroz. Police said they were called to a residential address -- which media reports said was thought to be the co ...

  10. Paramore Scores First U.K. No. 1

    October 06, 2009 10:09 AM EDT 0 0 0 Paramore scored its first U.K. No. 1 album yesterday (Sunday) with "Brand New Eyes" (Fueled By Ramen/Warner Music), as Taio Cruz 's "Break Your Heart" (Universal Island) began a third week atop the singles survey. Paramore&# ...

  11. Ian Brown Announces U.K. Tour

    August 24, 2009 12:00 AM EDT U.K. solo artist/former Stone Roses singer Ian Brown will set out on a 16-date British winter tour to promote his sixth solo studio set "My Way." The tour was booked through Brighton-based 13 Artists and commences Nov.29 at Leicester De ...

  12. Radiohead, Arctic Monkeys Top Readings And Leeds Lineups

    March 31, 2009 8:30 AM EDT 0 0 0 Radiohead, Arctic Monkeys and Kings of Leon have been confirmed as the headline acts at the U.K.'s twinned Reading and Leeds Festivals. The festivals will held at Little Johns Farm, Reading and Bramham Park, Leeds, over England's August Ba ...

  13. Stone Roses Reunion Report Rebuffed

    March 17, 2009 12:00 AM EDT Following reports of Stone Roses reunion for a tour by a U.K. tabloid, a spokeswoman for singer Ian Brown says she has no knowledge about the band reforming. According to the Daily Mirror, the band has lined up dates in the U.K. and U.S. with at l ...

  14. Debut Freebass Album Expected Next March

    June 27, 2008 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Freebass, the rock act featuring former Joy Division/New Order bass player Peter Hook, Mani from the Stone Roses/Primal Scream and Andy Rourke of the Smiths, is planning to release its as-yet-untitled Freebass, the rock act featuring former Joy Divi ...

  15. Fuji Rock Fest Unveils Line-Up

    March 06, 2008 12:00 AM EST Reformed U.K./Irish alternative rock act My Bloody Valentine will join dance outfit Underworld, former Stone Roses singer Ian Brown and Bootsy Collins' Tribute to the Godfather of Soul, James Brown, at this year's Fuji Rock Festival. Tok ...

  16. Sugababes, Foo Fighters Control U.K. Charts

    October 01, 2007 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 British pop/R&B trio Sugababes racked up their sixth U.K. No. 1, and second of 2007, as "About You Now" (Universal Island) climbed 35-1 on yesterday's new singles chart thanks solely to digital sa British pop/R&B trio Sugababe ...

  17. With New Order Kaput, Hook Presses On With Freebass

    September 07, 2007 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Peter Hook has no interest in being idle. The former New Order/Joy Division bassist is making progress with his new project Freebass, which gathers Smiths bassist Andy Rouke and Stone Roses counterpar Peter Hook has no interest in being idle. The fo ...

  18. New Order's Hook Drafts Stars For New Project

    March 08, 2007 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 New Order bassist Peter Hook is gathering some famous friends to collaborate on his new project, Freebass. The trio -- which comprises Hook, former Smiths bassist Andy Rourke and former Stone Roses/cu New Order bassist Peter Hook is gathering some f ...

  19. UNKLE Revs Up With Homme, Dalle, Astbury

    January 31, 2006 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 James Lavelle's UNKLE project is progressing on its third studio album, which is presently being mixed in London and expected for a summer release via Global Underground. James Lavelle's UNKLE project is progressing on its third studio alb ...

  20. Blunt, Kaiser Chiefs Lead Brit Award Nominations

    January 10, 2006 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 With five nods each, newcomers James Blunt and Kaiser Chiefs are the frontrunners heading into the Brit Awards 2006, to be held Feb. 15 at London's Earl's Court. With five nods each, newcomers James Blunt and Kaiser Chiefs are the frontrun ...

  21. Pussycat Dolls, David Gray Rule U.K. Charts

    September 26, 2005 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Pussycat Dolls and David Gray continue to lead the U.K. single and album charts with "Don't Cha" and "Life in Slow Motion" respectively, while Kanye West scored a new hit single and Bon Jovi, Barbra S Pussycat Dolls and Davi ...

  22. Blunt Sidesteps Stones On U.K. Chart

    September 12, 2005 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 The Rolling Stones narrowly missed out on their first British No. 1 album in 11 years yesterday (Sept. 11) when "A Bigger Bang" (Virgin) debuted on the U.K. chart at No. 2. The Rolling Stones narrowly missed out on their first British No. ...

  23. Billboard Bits: Summer Sonic, Malkmus, CBGB

    March 21, 2005 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 News on Summer Sonic, Malkmus, CBGB Oasis, Nine Inch Nails, Slipknot, Weezer and the Black Crowes are among the acts confirmed for Japan's Summer Sonic festival, to be held Aug. 13-14 in Tokyo and Osaka. Kasabian, the Roots, the Arcade Fire, Te ...

  24. Solarized

    March 05, 2005 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Stone Roses fans will appreciate frontman Ian Brown's fourth solo release. True to the Roses' signature sound, "Solarized" is a sonically trippy soup. Stone Roses fans will appreciate frontman Ian Brown's fourth solo release ...

  25. A Closer Look At Music On Television This Week (Feb. 21-27, 2005).

    February 21, 2005 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Fine Tuning - Weekly column highlighting music on TV (Feb. 21-27, 2005). LET'S TALK OSCAR: At other times in my life, on the subject of Oscar we'd be talking about Felix Unger's roommate or the maker of hot dogs and lunchmeats and his ...

  26. Hot Product

    February 21, 2005 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Additional titles Additional titles hitting stores this week include: The debut album from former B2K member Omarion, "O" (Epic). New albums from indie rock acts Clem Snide ("End of Love," spinART) and Dead Meadow ("Feathers ...

  27. Ciara Dethrones Elvis On U.K. Singles Chart

    January 24, 2005 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 After two consecutive weeks in which Elvis Presley reissues topped the U.K. singles chart, there was a surprise on yesterday's (Jan. 23) new survey when RCA's latest Presley re-release, "A Fool Such A After two consecutive weeks in wh ...

  28. Never, Never, Land

    November 13, 2004 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Like its 1998 album "Psyence Fiction," UNKLE's "Never, Never, Land" is dark, cold and littered with celebrities. Both sets are largely manned by Mo' Wax label leader James Lavelle. And this is where t Like its 1998 albu ...

  29. Prydz, Green Day Lock Down U.K. Charts

    September 27, 2004 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Swedish DJ Eric Prydz started a second week atop the U.K. singles chart yesterday (Sept. 26) with "Call on Me" (Data/Ministry of Sound), while Green Day's "American Idiot" (Reprise) became the punk tr Swedish DJ Eric Prydz s ...

  30. Prydz Hits U.K. No. 1 With Winwood Sample

    September 20, 2004 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Swedish-born DJ Eric Prydz has the new No. 1 single on the U.K. chart with the club crossover "Call on Me" (Data/Ministry of Sound). Swedish-born DJ Eric Prydz has the new No. 1 single on the U.K. chart with the club crossover "Call o ...

  31. New UNKLE CD Finally Hitting North America

    August 27, 2004 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 The second UNKLE album, "Never, Never, Land," will arrive Oct. 26 in North America via Global Underground, following its international release last September by Island. The second UNKLE album, "Never, Never, Land," will arrive Oc ...

  32. Vintage Acts Lead 'Flashback To The Future'

    August 17, 2004 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Such '80s-era acts as Devo, Billy Idol, Tears For Fears, X, Missing Persons, Siouxsie Sioux and a Flock of Seagulls will turn back the musical clock at Los Angeles radio station KROQ's fourth Inland I Such '80s-era acts as Devo, Billy ...

  33. Oakenfold Builds 'Great Wall' Of Remixes

    September 03, 2003 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Veteran DJ Paul Oakenfold has collected two CDs (or three LPs) worth of remixes for "Perfecto Presents ... Paul Oakenfold: Great Wall," due Sept. 30 from Warner Bros. The set features Oakenfold's own Veteran DJ Paul Oakenfold has coll ...

  34. Ex-Verve Members 'Shine' Again

    June 18, 2002 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Former Verve bassist Simon Jones and guitarist Simon Tong have resurfaced in the band the Shining, which will release its Epic debut, "True Skies," this fall in North America. The Shining will play it Former Verve bassist Simon Jones and g ...

  35. Strummer Powers Up For Summer Shows

    May 17, 2002 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Former Clash principal Joe Strummer is gearing up for a round of international performances this summer with his band, the Mescaleros. A number of them encompass festivals, beginning June 8 at the Fle Former Clash principal Joe Strummer is gearing u ...

  36. Billboard Bits: Britney Spears, STP/Cake, V2002 Festival

    March 19, 2002 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 News on Britney Spears, STP/Cake, V2002 Festival After establishing herself as an international pop star, Britney Spears turned to acting. Now, Spears is said to be making a move into the restaurant biz. Crain's New York Business reports that S ...

  37. The Strokes Storm NME Carling Awards

    February 25, 2002 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 New York-based rock outfit the Strokes won big at British music weekly NME's Carling Awards this afternoon (Feb. 25) at London's Planit Arches, taking home trophies for best new act, band of the year, New York-based rock outfit the Strokes ...

  38. Radiohead, Strokes Lead NME Award Nominations

    February 05, 2002 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Radiohead and the Strokes lead the nominations for U.K. music magazine NME's Carling Awards with four each. U2, Ian Brown, Andrew WK, Gorillaz, Kylie Minogue, and Linkin Park are recognized in three c Radiohead and the Strokes lead the nominati ...

  39. Gorillaz Grab Six Brit Award Nominations

    January 14, 2002 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Animated U.K. hip-hop act Gorillaz snared a leading six nominations for the 2002 Brit Awards, announced tonight (Jan. 14) at Abbey Road Studios in London. The Parlophone/Virgin act was nominated for b Animated U.K. hip-hop act Gorillaz snared a lead ...

  40. Kylie Reigns Supreme On U.K. Charts

    October 08, 2001 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Kylie Minogue now has command of the U.K. album chart as well as the singles survey. Parlophone's Australian pop figurehead (who won two titles last week at her native country's ARIA Awards) started a Kylie Minogue now has command of the U ...