1. Nas, Damian Marley, The Roots Lead Rock The Bells Bill

    April 07, 2009 10:00 PM EDT 0 0 0 Nas, Damian Marley, the Roots, Big Boi and Common, among others, will lead this summer's Rock the Bells traveling hip-hop festival, which is set to visit 10 North American cities on consecutive weekends from June 27-Aug. 9. Also on the bill in ...

  2. A Tribe Called Quest, Nas Lead Rock The Bells Bill

    April 22, 2008 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 After breaking out last year with a handful of large-scale festival performances from the reunited Rage Against the Machine, this summer's Rock the Bells tour will feature appearances by A Tribe Calle After breaking out last year with a handful ...

  3. DMB, Panic, Mayer, Snoop Set For New Festival

    February 13, 2008 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Dave Matthews Band, Widespread Panic, John Mayer and Snoop Dogg are among the top acts set for Rothbury, a new festival being launched by Madison House Presents and AEG Live. Dave Matthews Band, Widespread Panic, John Mayer and Snoop Dogg are among ...

  4. Francis Kicks It Up A Notch On Summer Tour

    May 09, 2007 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Indie rapper Sage Francis, a self-declared "road warrior," will embark on a seven-week U.S. club/theater trek later this month in support of his latest album, "Human the Death Dance," released yesterd Indie rapper Sage Francis, a ...

  5. Sage Francis Readies Tour

    May 08, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Underground spoken-word rapper Sage Francis, a self-declared "road warrior," will embark on a seven-week U.S. club/theater trek later this month in support of his latest album, "Human the Death Dance," which hits stores today v ...

  6. Previewing The Week's Top New Releases

    May 06, 2007 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Bjork bounces back with eclectic collaborators on her first album in three years, the late Elliott Smith is saluted with the release of a host of archival recordings, Barbra Streisand celebrates her h New album from British rock outfits the Clientel ...

  7. Neutral Milk Hotel Not Reuniting For Festival

    March 30, 2007 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Cult favorite indie rock act Neutral Milk Hotel was supposedly reuniting to play the Tiny Mix Fest in Minneapolis in August. Trouble is, the band's agent knew nothing of the event. Cult favorite indie rock act Neutral Milk Hotel was supposedly ...

  8. Nas, Roots, Mos Def Bolster Rock The Bells Lineup

    March 26, 2007 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Nas has jumped on the board the traveling Rock the Bells festival this summer, where he will share the stage with the Wu-Tang Clan, Rage Against The Machine and others. Nas has jumped on the board the traveling Rock the Bells festival this summer, w ...

  9. Brett Gurewitz: Lessons In Independence

    January 19, 2007 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Around the time Brett Gurewitz was launching Epitaph Records in 1981, his father was lecturing him to take guitar lessons. The Bad Religion guitarist and punk-rock entrepreneur never sat down for cour Around the time Brett Gurewitz was launching Epi ...

  10. Our Lady Peace's Maida In Poetic Mood On Solo Debut

    December 18, 2006 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Something different and exciting is how Our Lady Peace singer/songwriter Raine Maida describes his upcoming solo debut, which is in the spoken-word vein. Something different and exciting is how Our Lady Peace singer/songwriter Raine Maida describes ...

  11. Grand National Album Coming To North America

    December 13, 2005 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 U.K. rock act Grand National's acclaimed 2004 debut, "Kicking the National Habit," will finally see North American release Feb. 21 via Recall Records, which issued the album in France last year. U.K. rock act Grand National's acc ...

  12. Soulive Finds New Groove On Concord

    June 24, 2005 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Jazz/rock trio Soulive has inked with Concord Records for the Sept. 13 release of its next album, "Break Out." Jazz/rock trio Soulive has inked with Concord Records for the Sept. 13 release of its next album, "Break Out." The gro ...

  13. Hip-Hop Heavyweights To 'Rock The Bells'

    May 24, 2005 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Nas, Redman, the Wu-Tang Clan's Raekwon and Ghostface (performing material from their 1995 album "Only Built 4 Cuban Linx") and Gang Starr MC Guru lead the lineup for the Rock the Bells festival, to b Nas, Redman, the Wu-Tang Clan ...

  14. A Healthy Distrust

    February 19, 2005 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 While jewel-drenched and bullet-scarred rappers keep flooding the airwaves, there is a hip-hop alternative to all the glitter and Glocks. Welcome to the world of Sage Francis and his intelligent and e While jewel-drenched and bullet-scarred rappers ...

  15. Hot Product

    February 06, 2005 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Additional titles Additional titles hitting stores this week include: Rapper Sage Francis' Epitaph debut, "A Healthy Distrust." Sibling rock act Eisley's "Room Noises" (Reprise). Irish rock outfit the Frames' " ...

  16. Coldplay, Nine Inch Nails To Headline Coachella

    January 31, 2005 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Coldplay and Nine Inch Nails will headline the sixth Coachella Valley Music & Arts Festival, to be held April 30-May 1 at the Empire Polo Field in Indio, Calif. The fest will also feature reunion Coldplay and Nine Inch Nails will headline the si ...

  17. Wu-Tang Reunion Heading To CD/DVD

    July 15, 2004 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 A spokesperson for Sanctuary Records confirms the label will issue the CD on Sept. 28, with the DVD to follow on Oct. 12. The Wu-Tang Clan's performance at this weekend's Rock the Bells Festival , tipped to feature all of its principal mem ...

  18. Personal Journals

    May 11, 2002 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Sage Francis may not be a household name yet but it may only be a matter of time. Sage Francis may not be a household name yet but it may only be a matter of time. A champion battle MC and slam poet, Francis has been creating quite a bit of buzz for ...