1. Pogues Guitarist Phil Chevron Dead at 56

    October 08, 2013 3:10 PM EDT Phil Chevron, a guitarist, singer and songwriter for the Celtic punk band The Pogues, died Tuesday in Dublin following a long battle with cancer. He was 56. Chevron, whose real name was Philip Ryan, was diagnosed with throat cancer in summer 2007. ...

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  3. The Pogues Say 'A Parting Glass' U.S. Tour Is Their Last

    February 26, 2011 8:12 AM EST 0 0 0 T he Pogues will be celebrating their 25th anniversary of coming to America by raising "A Parting Glass..." in six cities next month -- which is a nice way of calling the 10-date trek a de facto farewell tour for the rowdy Celtic rockers. ...

  4. Justin Townes Earle Heading to London to Record Next Album

    February 11, 2011 4:14 PM EST 0 0 0 J ustin Townes Earle plans to go to London with his body and Memphis with his next album -- both this year. The singer-songwriter son of Steve Earle tells Billboard.com that after he finishes touring to support his fourth album, 2010's "Ha ...

  5. U2, Pete Seeger, Sinead O'Connor In PBS 'Music of Ireland' Doc

    February 10, 2010 3:40 PM EST 0 0 0 "The Music of Ireland - Welcome Home," a documentary featuring interviews and performances from U2 , Pete Seeger , Sinead O'Connor and the Chieftans will debut on New York public television station WLIW on Feb. 17, then rollout to oth ...

  6. Billboard Bits: Hendrix, Metallica, Soft Pack, Depeche Mode And More

    January 28, 2010 6:26 PM EST 0 0 0 Billboard Bits serves up the best bite-sized nuggets of music news and gossip every afternoon. A previously unreleased Jimi Hendrix song made its internet debut on Spinner . "Valleys of Neptune" is the first song off the new collection of ...

  7. U2 Hits The Studio In Dublin

    February 19, 2008 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 U2 has hit the studio in Dublin to continue work on its next album with longtime collaborators Brian Eno and Daniel Lanois. "We're going to try and break new sonic ground and deliver a masterpiece," L U2 has hit the studio in Dublin t ...

  8. Music On TV: July 16 - July 22

    July 16, 2007 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Music on TV listings for July 16 - July 22, 2007. MONDAY, July 16 "The Sauce," Fuse Featured artist(s): Underoath, Mute Math, Avenged Sevenfold. "Greek," ABC Family Channel Featured artist(s): Plain White T's. "The Dail ...

  9. The Pogues / March 6, 2007 / Chicago (Congress Theatre)

    March 09, 2007 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Forget the Pixies, Police and even the Stooges: few foresaw a full-fledged Pogues reunion because few imagined frontman Shane MacGowan ever in a condition to rejoin anyone short of his maker. Forget the Pixies, Police and even the Stooges: few fores ...

  10. Holland's 'Friends' Pack Third Big Band Album

    August 10, 2004 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Eric Clapton, Peter Gabriel, Smokey Robinson and the late Kirsty MacColl are among the artists collaborating with Jools Holland & His Rhythm & Blues Orchestra on the third album in the "Small Eric Clapton, Peter Gabriel, Smokey Robinson ...

  11. The Pogues To Reunite In December

    July 22, 2004 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Irish rock act the Pogues will stage a brief reunion tour, its first since 2001, in the United Kingdom, beginning Dec. 13 with a two-night stand at Glasgow's Academy. Irish rock act the Pogues will stage a brief reunion tour, its first since 20 ...

  12. Sundance Turns On The 'Hi-Fi'

    July 28, 2003 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 The Sundance Channel will once again turn to music for Friday nights in October, with two back-to-back series, "Docs That Rock" and "Sonic Cinema" branded as "Hi-Fi Fridays." The former is a series of The Sundance Chann ...

  13. Brand New Boots and Panties—A Tribute to Ian Dury

    November 03, 2001 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Physically handicapped since contracting polio at age seven, England's Ian Dury—who died of cancer last year at 57—was one of the odder-looking chaps to emerge from the British New Wave Physically handicapped since contracting polio at age seve ...

  14. Billboard Bits: Santana, Modern English, MacGowan

    February 28, 2001 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 News on Santana, Modern English, Shane MacGowan and the Popes, Pogues, Dropkick Murphys Returning home yesterday (Feb. 27) after a 46-year absence, guitarist Carlos Santana unveiled a plaque in Autlan De Navarro declaring him the "favorite son& ...