141 items by Christina Saraceno

  • Eels See the Light

    Eels See the Light | ARTICLE

    Four albums, three deaths and eight years have come between the inception of the Eels' new album and its release this April. Fittingly, Blinking Lights and Other Revelations, the band's two-disc sixth album, is an epic...

    March 11, 2005 12:00 AM ET
  • Rouse Goes Back to "1972"

    Rouse Goes Back to "1972" | ARTICLE

    Singer-songwriter Josh Rouse's fourth album 1972 is, as one might expect from the title, rooted in Rouse's love of that era's musical offerings. But don't expect kitschy references to Seventies pop culture or flat out mimicry of...

    September 5, 2003 12:00 AM ET
  • Herb Ritts Dies

    Herb Ritts Dies | ARTICLE

    Photographer and video director Herb Ritts died on December 26th at the University of California Los Angeles Medical Center of complications from pneumonia; he was fifty. Ritts shot numerous covers for Rolling Stone, including a 1989 shot of Madonna on the...

    December 27, 2002 12:00 AM ET
  • Guns Tour Cancelled

    Guns Tour Cancelled | ARTICLE

    The remaining dates of Guns n' Roses Chinese Democracy tour, the band's first in nine years, have been cancelled. After a series of cancelled concerts, Clear Channel Entertainment, the tour's promoter, finally made the tour's complete cancellation official on December 11th,...

    December 12, 2002 12:00 AM ET
  • Stereolab Member Dead

    Stereolab Member Dead | ARTICLE

    Stereolab keyboardist and vocalist Mary Hansen, 36, was killed when her bicycle was struck by a car in London on December 9th. "It is with great regret and deep sadness that I must announce the death of Mary," a terse...

    December 11, 2002 12:00 AM ET
  • Backstreet Boys Take on Jive

    Backstreet Boys Take on Jive | ARTICLE

    The Backstreet Boys have filed a $75 million lawsuit against Zomba Recording Corporation, the company that operates their label Jive Records, also home to 'N Sync and Britney Spears. The suit, filed on November 25th in U.S. District...

    November 27, 2002 12:00 AM ET
  • Queen Latifah Arrested

    Queen Latifah Arrested | ARTICLE

    Queen Latifah was arrested on Wednesday for charges of driving under the influence of alcohol. The thirty-two-year-old rapper/actress was stopped in North Hollywood after making unsafe lane changes and given a sobriety test, which she failed. Latifah, whose real name is...

    November 21, 2002 12:00 AM ET
  • Ashanti Leads AMA Nominations

    Ashanti Leads AMA Nominations | ARTICLE

    Ashanti leads all nominees for the upcoming American Music Awards with five nominations. The R&B singer is up for Favorite Album and Favorite Hip Hop/R&B Album for her self-titled debut as well as Favorite New Artist, Favorite...

    November 20, 2002 12:00 AM ET
  • Bobby Brown Busted

    Bobby Brown Busted | ARTICLE

    Bobby Brown was arrested early this morning in Atlanta on drug and traffic charges. The thirty-three-year-old singer and husband of Whitney Houston was charged with possession of less than an ounce of marijuana, speeding and having no driver's license or...

    November 7, 2002 12:00 AM ET
  • Ben Kweller Freaks Out

    Ben Kweller Freaks Out | ARTICLE

    If singer-songwriter Ben Kweller were not on a tour bus on the way to a show in Rochester, New York, preparing to sing songs from his full-length debut Sha Sha, you might find him out fishing or camping -- interests...

    October 31, 2002 12:00 AM ET
  • Moldy Peaches Split, for a Bit

    Moldy Peaches Split, for a Bit | ARTICLE

    The Moldy Peaches will hang up their Robin Hood and bunny costumes on November 1st, when the band plays its last scheduled gig during the CMJ Music Marathon in New York. However, the show does not mark a permanent split,...

    October 24, 2002 12:00 AM ET
  • Corgan's Zwan Preps Album

    Corgan's Zwan Preps Album | ARTICLE

    Billy Corgan announced that his new band Zwan's debut album is nearing completion. "The Zwan album is just about done and we are all very excited and proud that we were able to come together to make this possible," Corgan said...

    October 9, 2002 12:00 AM ET
  • Revamped GNR announce dates

    Revamped GNR announce dates | ARTICLE

    After much speculation and rumor, Guns n' Roses have lined up the first leg of tour across North American tour. Twenty-seven dates on the "Chinese Democracy" World Tour, the band's first full tour since 1993,have been confirmed, beginning with the...

    September 26, 2002 12:00 AM ET
  • The Weilands Are Divorcing

    The Weilands Are Divorcing | ARTICLE

    Mary Weiland, the wife of Stone Temple Pilots singer Scott Weiland, filed for divorce after two years of marriage on September 24th. The filing cited irreconcilable differences, and Mary is seeking spousal and child support and full custody of their...

    September 26, 2002 12:00 AM ET
  • Napster Officially Done

    Napster Officially Done | ARTICLE

    Napster officially took its last breath on September 3rd when an attempted buyout by Bertelsmann Entertainment Group (BEG) -- which owns several record labels, including Arista Records and J Records, homes to Santana, Alicia Keys and dozens of others --...

    September 4, 2002 12:00 AM ET
  • Hatfield Mines "Gold" on Collection

    Hatfield Mines "Gold" on Collection | ARTICLE

    Juliana Hatfield is not, and has never been, ashamed to admit that two passions as disparate as Olivia Newton-John and the Replacements were the seeds for a musical career sixteen years in the making. That duality was seen early on....

    August 16, 2002 12:00 AM ET
  • Kennedy Center to Salute McCartney

    Kennedy Center to Salute McCartney | ARTICLE

    Paul McCartney will be among five people to receive this year's Kennedy Center Honors, which recognize artists for their lifetime contributions to American culture through the performing arts. Actors Elizabeth Taylor, James Earl Jones and Chita Rivera, and Metropolitan Opera artistic...

    August 1, 2002 12:00 AM ET
  • Cocaine Found in Entwistle's Body

    Cocaine Found in Entwistle's Body | ARTICLE

    Who bassist John Entwistle, who died of a heart attack on June 27th in Las Vegas, was discovered to have cocaine in his system. According to a new statement by Nevada's Clark County coroner Ron Flud, a "significant amount of...

    July 26, 2002 12:00 AM ET
  • Destiny's Lawsuit Settled

    Destiny's Lawsuit Settled | ARTICLE

    Ex-Destiny Child members LeToya Luckett and LaTavia Roberson have settled their lawsuit against original group members, Beyonce Knowles, Kelly Rowland, their manager and Knowles' father, Matthew, and the group's label, Sony Music. The lawsuit charged all parties with breach of contract, defamation,...

    July 25, 2002 12:00 AM ET
  • Mystikal Arrested for Rape

    Mystikal Arrested for Rape | ARTICLE

    Mystikal and two other men, Leland Ellis and Vercy Carter, were arrested yesterday in Louisiana and charged with rape and extortion. The rapper, whose real name is Michael Tyler, surrendered to authorities and was released on a $250,000 bond. He is...

    July 19, 2002 12:00 AM ET