Jeff Vrabel

Linkin Park's 'Midnight' Special

Linkin Park's 'Midnight' Special

Linkin Park's new midtempo rocker "What I've Done" may sound familiar when you hear it blaring from radios. The track, which hit multiple rock formats April 2, boasts the empassioned singing and thick wall of guitars that marked the group's past hits. But an awful lot has changed since the last time Linkin Park graced the airwaves.
Time Off Recharges Travis For New Album

Time Off Recharges Travis For New Album

Travis is a band that likes its mystery, which is the first of two reasons that singer Fran Healy named the Brit-rockers' fifth album "The Boy With No Name." The second is that the record is named for his new son, who, for nearly a month, quite literally had no name.
Springsteen's Seeger Sojourn Heads To CD/DVD

Springsteen's Seeger Sojourn Heads To CD/DVD

To commemorate his 2006 detour with his New Orleans-themed Seeger Sessions Band, Bruce Springsteen will release a live CD/DVD this summer that captures a 2006 performance with the outfit. "Bruce Springsteen With The Seeger Sessions Band Live in Dublin" will be available online and in stores on June 5 via Columbia.
McCartney To Anchor New Starbucks Label

McCartney To Anchor New Starbucks Label

After weeks of speculation, Paul McCartney is now officially the first artist signed to Hear Music, a new joint label formed by Starbucks and the Concord Music Group. The as-yet-untitled album is due early this summer; its release on Hear Music marks the end of McCartney's decades-long association with Capitol.
Beastie Boys Eyeing Summer For New Album

Beastie Boys Eyeing Summer For New Album

An uncharacteristically short three years after their last disc, 2004's "To the 5 Boroughs," the Beastie Boys are putting the finishing touches on a new record. "Hopefully that'll be out this summer, too," group member Adam Yauch tells Billboard. The trio will test out new material during a handful of summer live dates.
Exclusive: Bad Brains Back To Rock The 'Nation' With Beastie

Exclusive: Bad Brains Back To Rock The 'Nation' With Beastie

As standard bearers of the East Coast hardcore scene in the early 1980s, Bad Brains were partly responsible for helping the Beastie Boys first get into the recording studio. Now, one of the Boys is returning the favor, as a long-awaited Bad Brains record produced by the Beasties' Adam Yauch will see the light of day this summer.
Buffett Shows Set For Fenway Park

Buffett Shows Set For Fenway Park

As expected, Jimmy Buffett and the Coral Reefer Band have been confirmed for a two-night stand at Boston's historic Fenway Park on Sept. 10 and 12. Tickets will go on sale May 8 via Ticketmaster.

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