1. James Iha

    James Iha

    2 Albums, 1 Songs

    • Let It Come Down
    • Let It Come Down
    • Look to the Sky
  2. Fountains of Wayne's Schlesinger: 'There's Interest' in New Tinted Windows Music

    May 03, 2012 2:10 PM EDT 0 0 0 With Fountains of Wayne 's track record of taking four years between albums, the group's Adam Schlesinger knows better than to predict a quick follow-up to last year's "Sky Full of Holes." But he won't rule it out, eith ...

  3. EMI Music Japan Expanding Despite Impending Sale, Announces EMI Rocks Will Be Annual Event

    March 21, 2012 4:30 PM EDT From left: Ryo Takagi Producer of EMI Rocks; EMI Japan President & CEO San-e Ichii; EMI Group CEO Roger Faxon backstage at EMI Rocks 2012 at the Saitama Super Arena outside of Tokyo. (Photo: Rob Schwartz) Despite its unclear situation due to t ...

  4. Smashing Pumpkins Reissues Offer 'Massive Upgrade' in Sound, Says Corgan

    November 02, 2011 12:40 PM EDT 0 0 0 Billy Corgan isn't one to dwell on the past, preferring to focus on the present and future -- like Smashing Pumpkins ' continuing "Teargarden By Kaleidyscope" and next year's "Oceania" studio album. But Corgan says ...

  5. Smashing Pumpkins to Reissue Classic Albums

    April 26, 2011 1:20 PM EDT 0 0 0 The Smashing Pumpkins will reissue their classic recordings during a three-year program that kicks off in the fall with expanded versions of three albums including their 1993 breakthrough "Siamese Dream," frontman Billy Corgan and EMI Musi ...

  6. Smashing Pumpkins, Virgin Settle Lawsuits

    December 01, 2009 12:00 AM EST An attorney says The Smashing Pumpkins have settled a pair of lawsuits filed against Virgin Records over use of the band's music. Attorney Josh Glotzer represents band members James Iha and D'arcy Wretzky-Brown and says a confidential se ...

  7. Hanson To Debut New Songs On Fall Tour

    August 21, 2009 1:14 PM EDT 0 0 0 Hanson plans to play a bunch of new music for its fans this fall -- even though the sibling trio's new album won't come out until probably the spring of 2010. "We've tried since we started to not go more than a year without throw ...

  8. Tinted Windows Ready To Hit The Road

    April 16, 2009 12:58 PM EDT 0 0 0 After playing some showcase performances, including three at this year's South By Southwest Music & Media Conference, the all-star group Tinted Windows is facing the harsh reality of some "real" tour dates -- which is proving to b ...

  9. March 26, 2009

    March 26, 2009 12:00 AM EDT – Guitarist Clint Lowery returns to Sevendust to replace Sonny Mayo. 2006 – Swell Maps front man Nikki Sudden dies after a show in New York. He is 49. The cause of death is an enlarged heart. 2005 – Paul Newell Hester of Crowded House commits s ...

  10. Power Pop Supergroup Tinted Windows Talks Debut Album

    February 24, 2009 2:26 PM EST 0 0 0 Newly-formed power pop supergroup Tinted Windows have set an April 21 release date for their debut self-titled album, due via S-Curve. As previously reported , the band comprises singer Taylor Hanson of Hanson, guitarist James Iha of Smashing Pumpki ...

  11. Iha, Carlos, Hanson, Schlesinger Form Band

    February 17, 2009 5:32 PM EST 0 0 0 Former Smashing Pumpkins guitarist James Iha, Cheap Trick drummer Bun E. Carlos, Hanson's Taylor Hanson and Fountains Of Wayne bassist Adam Schlesinger have formed a new band, Tinted Windows. The group has recorded its debut album at Stratosphe ...

  12. Ex-Pumpkins Members Sue For Digital Royalties

    July 25, 2008 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Two former members of the Smashing Pumpkins sued Virgin Records yesterday (July 24), saying the label shut them out of profits after signing a deal with the rock band's frontman, Billy Corgan. Two former members of the Smashing Pumpkins sued Vi ...

  13. Ex-Pumpkins Members Sue For Digital Royalties

    July 25, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Two former members of the Smashing Pumpkins sued Virgin Records yesterday (July 24), saying the label shut them out of profits after signing a deal with the rock band's frontman, Billy Corgan. In their lawsuit filed in Los Angeles, James Iha ...

  14. Should We Talk About The 'Weather?'

    April 01, 2007 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Fountains Of Wayne will break a nearly four-year span between studio albums with the release this week of the Virgin project "Traffic and Weather." Fountains Of Wayne will break a nearly four-year span between studio albums with the releas ...

  15. Daughtry Edges Out 'Dreamgirls' To Claim No. 1

    January 24, 2007 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 "American Idol" contestant Chris Daughtry's debut RCA album, released under his last name, ascends to No. 1 in its ninth week on The Billboard 200 by selling 65,000 copies in the United States, accord "American Idol" contest ...

  16. Fountains Of Wayne Untangle 'Traffic' Jams

    January 18, 2007 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Fountains Of Wayne will break a nearly four-year span between studio albums with the April 3 release of the Virgin album "Traffic and Weather." First single "Someone To Love" will arrive in late Febru Fountains Of Wayne will brea ...

  17. Campbell Goes Folk For Second Album Of 2006

    November 01, 2006 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 On the heels of her Mercury Prize-nominated "Ballad of the Broken Seas," a collaboration with former Screaming Trees principle Mark Lanegan, Scottish singer/songwriter Isobel Campbell will on Nov. 7 r On the heels of her Mercury Prize-nomi ...

  18. Like A 'Cloud' Dropping Rain

    September 04, 2006 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Hot on the heels of a rarities/covers/live album release in February, Hem will unveil its newest studio set, "Funnel Cloud," this week via Waveland. Hot on the heels of a rarities/covers/live album release in February, Hem will unveil its ...

  19. Reunited Smashing Pumpkins Hit The Studio

    August 17, 2006 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 According to a short post on its Web site, the reunited Smashing Pumpkins are recording their first album in seven years with producer Roy Thomas Baker, who is best known for his work with Queen but r According to a short post on its Web site , the ...

  20. Hem Transcends Adversity On 'Funnel Cloud'

    July 18, 2006 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Hot on the heels of a rarities/covers/live album release in February, Hem will unveil its newest studio set, "Funnel Cloud," Sept. 5 via Waveland. Hot on the heels of a rarities/covers/live album release in February, Hem will unveil its ne ...

  21. America Doubles Its Pleasure With New CD

    May 09, 2006 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Enduring soft rock act America will release a new double-disc collection Sept. 26 via Sony BMG's Burgundy Records. Enduring soft rock act America will release a new double-disc collection Sept. 26 via Sony BMG's Burgundy Records. As previo ...

  22. Pumpkins Reunion Is On, New Album In Works

    April 21, 2006 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 The Billy Corgan-led group said it will begin recording this summer but has no release date in mind for the project. Confirming news first reported here in February, veteran modern rock act Smashing Pumpkins is writing material for its first new stu ...

  23. ON TV

    April 03, 2006 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Music-related TV listings for April 3-9, 2006. MONDAY, APRIL 3 “Good Morning America,” ABC Featured artist(s): The Pretenders (also scheduled: Lucy Liu, Stephen Lanzalotta). “Today,” NBC Featured artist(s): Pink (also scheduled: Antonio Banderas). “ ...

  24. Stars Unite For Anti-War Concert

    March 23, 2006 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Activists and musicians took the stage for the "Bring 'Em Home Now" concert in New York. Former Smashing Pumpkins guitarist James Iha (left), R.E.M.'s Michael Stipe (center) and Casey Spooner of Fischerspooner pose before taking ...

  25. Artists Rock Against Iraq War In New York

    March 21, 2006 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Michael Stipe, Rufus Wainwright, Moby and surprise guest James Iha all performed last night (March 20) in New York for the Bring 'Em Home concert, marking the third anniversary of the United States-le Michael Stipe, Rufus Wainwright, Moby and s ...

  26. Corgan, Chamberlin Revive Smashing Pumpkins

    February 03, 2006 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 In the clearest sign yet that Billy Corgan is moving ahead with his plan to revive seminal alternative rock act Smashing Pumpkins, sources say the group has signed a new management deal with Jared Pau In the clearest sign yet that Billy Corgan is mo ...

  27. Corgan, Chamberlin Revive Smashing Pumpkins

    February 03, 2006 12:00 AM EST In the clearest sign yet that Billy Corgan is moving ahead with his plan to revive seminal alternative rock act Smashing Pumpkins, sources say the group has signed a new management deal with Jared Pau In the clearest sign yet that Billy Corgan is ...

  28. Stipe Covers Arthur Song For Katrina Relief

    February 02, 2006 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 R.E.M. frontman Michael Stipe has recorded singer/songwriter Joseph Arthur's "In the Sun" for a digital EP, proceeds from which will benefit Mercy Corps' efforts to rebuild New Orleans neighborhoods d R.E.M. frontman Michael Stip ...

  29. Fountains Of Wayne Get Busy On New Album

    January 18, 2006 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Fountains Of Wayne have begun work on their first studio album since 2003. The group has already logged time at Bearsville Studios near Woodstock in upstate New York and plans to resume work this mont Fountains Of Wayne have begun work on their firs ...

  30. Schlesinger, Iha Producing New America Disc

    January 17, 2006 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Fountains Of Wayne/Ivy principal Adam Schlesinger and former Smashing Pumpkins guitarist James Iha have signed on to produce a new studio album from enduring soft rock act America. Fountains Of Wayne/Ivy principal Adam Schlesinger and former Smashin ...

  31. The Sounds Finishing Up Sophomore Album

    August 12, 2005 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 The Sounds are putting the finishing touches on their as-yet-untitled sophomore album, due early next year via New Line. The Swedish rock act spent about two months in Oakland, Calif., recording with The Sounds are putting the finishing touches on t ...

  32. Smashing Pumpkins To Reunite?

    June 21, 2005 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Smashing Pumpkins leader Billy Corgan's solo debut, "TheFutureEmbrace," hits stores today (June 21). But fans in his hometown of Chicago were greeted with a full-page ad in this morning's Chicago Trib Smashing Pumpkins leader Bil ...

  33. Smashing Pumpkins To Reunite?

    June 21, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Smashing Pumpkins leader Billy Corgan's solo debut, "TheFutureEmbrace," hits stores today (June 21). But fans in his hometown of Chicago were greeted with a full-page ad in this morning's Chicago Trib Smashing Pumpkins leader B ...

  34. Auf Der Maur Gets Busy On Sophomore Album

    April 08, 2005 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Melissa Auf Der Maur has finished writing the material that will make up her sophomore album for Capitol. After hunkering down at a family home in Cape Cod, Mass., to get ideas on tape, the artist tel Melissa Auf Der Maur has finished writing the ma ...

  35. Campbell Croons With Lanegan, Iha

    April 05, 2005 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Former Belle & Sebastian principal Isobel Campbell is set to unveil two new albums in the coming months. Former Belle & Sebastian principal Isobel Campbell is set to unveil two new albums in the coming months. "Ballad of the Broken Seas ...

  36. Hot Product

    February 26, 2005 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Additional titles Additional titles hitting stores this week include: Soul legend Solomon Burke’s “Make Do With What You Got” (Shout! Factory), featuring songs penned by Bob Dylan, Van Morrison and Dr. John. The sophomore album from hard rock act th ...

  37. New Ivy Album 'Clear' For Takeoff

    December 13, 2004 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 New York rock act Ivy will release its next album, "In the Clear," March 1 via Nettwerk. New York rock act Ivy will release its next album, "In the Clear," March 1 via Nettwerk. The 10-track set blends the more electronic-oriente ...

  38. Harris, Colvin, Finns Whistle 'Dixie'

    November 30, 2004 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Shawn Colvin, Emmylou Harris and the Finn Brothers are among the artists featured on the "Because of Winn-Dixie" soundtrack, due Feb. 1 via Nettwerk. Shawn Colvin, Emmylou Harris and the Finn Brothers are among the artists featured on the ...

  39. Auf Der Maur Eyes Solo Debut

    November 11, 2003 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Melissa Auf Der Maur's long-in-the-works solo debut will finally be out in late spring via Capitol, according to a spokesperson. The as-yet-untitled set will be supported with a tour, with details yet Melissa Auf Der Maur's long-in-the-wor ...

  40. A Perfect Circle Plans Round Of Shows

    September 17, 2003 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Modern rock act A Perfect Circle will kick off a fall tour with a Halloween show (Oct. 31) in San Antonio, Texas. Modern rock act A Perfect Circle will kick off a fall tour with a Halloween show (Oct. 31) in San Antonio, Texas. So far 11 dates have ...

  41. Billboard Bits: Lips/Stripes, Roger Daltrey, James Iha

    July 14, 2003 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 News on Lips/Stripes, Roger Daltrey, James Iha The Flaming Lips came to the rescue of the Witnness festival in Kildare, Ireland, replacing the White Stripes on the main stage last night (July 13). The Stripes had to cancel at the last minute after f ...

  42. Hot Product

    June 09, 2003 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Other titles Additional titles hitting stores this week include: -- The first album in eight years from Eurythmics principal Annie Lennox, "Bare" (J). -- The self-titled debut from "American Idol" season one runner-up Justin Guar ...

  43. Fountains Of Wayne Ink With S-Curve

    March 10, 2003 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Power pop outfit Fountains Of Wayne has signed a new deal with EMI's S-Curve Records which will be crowned with the June 3 release of the group's third album, "Welcome Interstate Managers." Power pop outfit Fountains Of Wayne has ...

  44. Love, Auf Der Maur Climb Out Of Hole

    August 16, 2002 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Former Hole principals Courtney Love and Melissa Auf Der Maur look to be resurfacing in separate and vastly different projects. Auf Der Maur has recorded an album of note-for-note Black Sabbath covers Former Hole principals Courtney Love and Melissa ...

  45. Activity Brewing In Ivy/Fountains Of Wayne Camp

    August 08, 2002 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 A number of projects are on the horizon for the members of Ivy and Fountains Of Wayne, which share the services of multi-instrumentalist Andy Schlesinger. First up is Ivy's covers album "Guestroom," d A number of projects are on the h ...

  46. Fountains Of Wayne Get Busy On Third Album

    March 01, 2002 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Modern rock duo Fountains Of Wayne has recorded 15 new songs for the follow up to 1999's "Utopia Parkway" (Atlantic). Chris Collingwood and Adam Schlesinger recently wrapped a two week studio stint at Modern rock duo Fountains Of Wayn ...

  47. Despite Calamities, Ivy Continues To Grow

    July 03, 2001 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 It's something you don't hear every day, but Ivy's Andy Chase insists that being dropped from the rosters of Atlantic and 550 Music/Epic Records was the best thing that ever happened to the New York-b It's something you don' ...

  48. Whiskeytown On Lost Highway

    April 09, 2001 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 "Ugh," Whiskeytown's Mike Daly mutters, as he begins to describe the two-year delay in the release of the alt-country band's third full-length album, "Pneumonia. "It was like waiting in a really "Ugh," Whiskey ...

  49. Whiskeytown On Lost Highway

    April 09, 2001 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 "Ugh," Whiskeytown's Mike Daly mutters, as he begins to describe the two-year delay in the release of the alt-country band's third full-length album, "Pneumonia. "It was like waiting in a really long "Ugh," Wh ...