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  • Postscript: Farewell to Lee Hazlewood

    Postscript: Farewell to Lee Hazlewood | ARTICLE

    In 1966 Lee Hazlewood -- who died at 78 of kidney cancer at his Las Vegas home this Saturday -- instructed a teenage Nancy Sinatra to sing his composition "These Boots Are Made For Walking" like a...

    August 6, 2007 5:14 PM ET
  • Bernard Sumner Says New Order 'Mate Peter Hook "Needs to Chill Out"

    Bernard Sumner Says New Order 'Mate Peter Hook "Needs to Chill Out" | ARTICLE

    Last week New Order bassist Peter Hook shocked fans by lashing out at his bandmates on his blog and announcing the group had broken up (in something resembling Courtney Love speak): "You ...

    August 2, 2007 4:11 PM ET
  • Devo Smack Down Korn, Talk First New Album In Nearly Two Decades

    Devo Smack Down Korn, Talk First New Album In Nearly Two Decades | ARTICLE

    "Humans are continuing to evolve as a species," says a man wearing a ridiculous white wig and moustache. "But instead of evolving forward we are evolving backward." This is all part of Korn's fake trailer...

    July 25, 2007 2:09 PM ET
  • Bob Dylan Begins Summer With One-Two-Three Punch: Live Review

    Bob Dylan Begins Summer With One-Two-Three Punch: Live Review | ARTICLE

    There were moments during Bob Dylan's first three shows of his summer tour that left you wondering what the hell you were doing eating a hot dog and a slush puppy for dinner by the end zone...

    June 25, 2007 2:10 PM ET
  • The Battle Over the Next Bob Dylan Compilation

    The Battle Over the Next Bob Dylan Compilation | ARTICLE

    This morning the fine people at Columbia announced the release of a fifty-one track , three-CD Bob Dylan compilation. Some people might argue that such a collection

    June 21, 2007 12:43 PM ET
  • Live in Dublin

    Live in Dublin | ALBUM REVIEW

    Last year' s Seeger Sessions was cut in just three days with a twelve-piece band that hadn't played together before. This Dublin stop, taped at the tail end of a seven-month tour, finds Bruce and the band...

    June 11, 2007 12:00 AM ET
  • No Doubt Hit the Studio; Gwen Stefani Oversees Proceedings From Afar

    No Doubt Hit the Studio; Gwen Stefani Oversees Proceedings From Afar | ARTICLE

    No Doubt are going into the studio next month to work on their first new album in six years -- no matter that Gwen Stefani is on tour through the fall. "The three of us are going...

    June 7, 2007 4:51 PM ET
  • Blondie's Debbie Harry Shows Her True Colors on Summer Tour

    Blondie's Debbie Harry Shows Her True Colors on Summer Tour | ARTICLE

    When the True Colors tour kicks off this Friday in Las Vegas, Debbie Harry will be performing solo for the first time since Blondie reunited a decade ago. "It's sort of experimental for me," she says. "I'm...

    June 6, 2007 5:08 PM ET
  • U2 Working On New Album In Morocco With Old Pals Daniel Lanois and Brian Eno

    U2 Working On New Album In Morocco With Old Pals Daniel Lanois and Brian Eno | ARTICLE

    Earlier this year Rolling Stone asked the Edge whether U2 would ever work with producers Daniel Lanois and Brian Eno again. "You might be surprised how quickly that happens," he cryptically replied. The man wasn't...

    June 1, 2007 1:12 PM ET
  • Beach Boys' Brian Wilson Finally Defeats One of Mike Love's Dubious Lawsuits

    Beach Boys' Brian Wilson Finally Defeats One of Mike Love's Dubious Lawsuits | ARTICLE

    Two years ago U.S. District Judge Audrey Collins scored a major victory for justice when she ruled portions of the U.S. Patriot Act unconstitutional, but four days ago she may have topped herself by throwing out Mike...

    May 14, 2007 5:30 PM ET
  • E-Street Band Reunion Looks Likely

    E-Street Band Reunion Looks Likely | ARTICLE

    Is Bruce Springsteen gearing up for a fall tour with the E Street Band? A few weeks ago Howard Stern cohorts Artie Lange and Gary Dell'Abate said that New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft told them he...

    May 1, 2007 2:25 PM ET
  • Clinton, Bowie, Elvis Costello and More Honor the Edge

    Clinton, Bowie, Elvis Costello and More Honor the Edge | ARTICLE

    "I have to say it's difficult to share the stage with a true great world leader," U2 guitarist The Edge said moments after Bill Clinton gave a rousing speech honoring him at the Can-Do Awards in New...

    April 24, 2007 5:39 PM ET
  • Springsteen Toasts Himself With Help from Patti Smith, the Hold Steady

    Springsteen Toasts Himself With Help from Patti Smith, the Hold Steady | ARTICLE

    Towards the end of last night's Bruce Springsteen tribute concert at Carnegie Hall, seventy-seven-year-old folk legend Odetta was wheeled onstage, only to launch into Bruce Springsteen's single worst song ever: "57 Channels (And Nothin' On)." Accompanied only...

    April 6, 2007 3:40 PM ET
  • Black Sabbath Bring the Rock at Radio City

    Black Sabbath Bring the Rock at Radio City | ARTICLE

    Minutes before the Ronnie James Dio-fronted iteration of Black Sabbath hit the stage at Radio City Music Hall in New York on Friday, an announcement came over the PA. "Tickets are on sale now for Dora The...

    April 2, 2007 3:51 PM ET
  • Dignity

    Dignity | ALBUM REVIEW

    It's not news when you got into bed! rails Duff against the Paris Hiltons of the world, over Gwen Stefani-style techno-lite beats. For her fourth record, the nineteen-year-old Duff set out to make an adult dance-pop record,...

    April 2, 2007 12:00 AM ET
  • Genesis Announce Reunion Tour

    Genesis Announce Reunion Tour | ARTICLE

    Genesis announced dates for their first North American tour in fifteen years at a press conference in midtown New York today. The thirteen-date trek kicks off September 7th at BMO field in Toronto, Ontario. Other notable stops...

    March 7, 2007 4:04 PM ET
  • "Weird Al" Talks Grammy Noms

    "Weird Al" Talks Grammy Noms | ARTICLE

    He's already won three Grammys, but when geek poster boy "Weird Al" Yankovic's 2006 disc Straight Outta Lynwood was nominated (for Best Comedy Album and Best Surround Sound Album), it still felt like a victory for white...

    February 8, 2007 6:12 PM ET
  • Freedom's Road

    Freedom's Road | ALBUM REVIEW

    When John Mellencamp finished recording his last batch of original songs, the TwinTowers were standing and Iraq was just some country we had beaten up in the Nineties.Freedom's Road has the lifelong Indiana resident attemptingto find his...

    February 6, 2007 12:00 AM ET
  • U218 Singles

    U218 Singles | ALBUM REVIEW

    If you thought that U2's last two greatest-hits discs had just a few too many minor songs on them, U218 Singles is the collection for you. Made in a land where Boy, October, Pop and Zooropa don't...

    November 27, 2006 12:00 AM ET
  • Online Exclusive: Dylan Tribute Concert Trumps Dylan Dance Show By A Lot

    Online Exclusive: Dylan Tribute Concert Trumps Dylan Dance Show By A Lot | ARTICLE

    One day after Twyla Tharp's astoundly dreadful Broadway production The Times They Are A Changin' received its death sentence, 22 artists took the stage at Avery Fisher Hall in New York City to deliver renditions of...

    November 10, 2006 1:47 PM ET
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