.

Contributor

137 items by David Browne David Browne’s Profile on

  • Inside Lady Gaga's Monster Ball, Summer's Biggest Tour

    Inside Lady Gaga's Monster Ball, Summer's Biggest Tour | ARTICLE

    For weeks before the kickoff of the North American leg of Lady Gaga's Monster Ball arena tour Gaga and her creative team frantically...

    August 5, 2010 11:20 AM ET
  • 
Wyclef Jean Will Announce Run for Haiti President

    Wyclef Jean Will Announce Run for Haiti President | ARTICLE

    On Thursday night, Wyclef Jean will respond to rumors about a potential run to become the next president of Haiti by officially announcing his candidacy on Larry King Live. Jean traveled to his native Haiti in...

    August 4, 2010 11:26 AM ET
  • Delaney & Bonnie's 'With Eric Clapton' Goes Deluxe

    Delaney & Bonnie's 'With Eric Clapton' Goes Deluxe | ARTICLE

    For a brief moment in December 1969, Eric Clapton and George Harrison were in the same band — as backup players. Delaney & Bonnie & Friends, fronted by singer-guitarist Delaney Bramlett and his wife, Bonnie, was a...

    July 8, 2010 11:14 AM ET
  • Jim James Raises Appalachian Voices Against Mining

    Jim James Raises Appalachian Voices Against Mining | ARTICLE

    Jim James, who lives in Louisville, Kentucky, has heard all about mountaintop removal — extracting coal by blowing off the tops of mountains in Appalachian country. But he knows the rest of the country isn't very familiar...

    June 3, 2010 11:55 AM ET
  • New York Dolls' Sylvain Sylvain Remembers Malcolm McLaren

    New York Dolls' Sylvain Sylvain Remembers Malcolm McLaren | ARTICLE

    Recording artist, manager of the Sex Pistols, provocateur, fashion designer, impresario — Malcolm McLaren, who died of cancer April 8th at 64 was all those things. He was also, briefly, the manager of the New York...

    April 12, 2010 3:27 PM ET
  • The Who's Townshend Reveals the Story Behind Big Super Bowl Set

    The Who's Townshend Reveals the Story Behind Big Super Bowl Set | ARTICLE

    On Sunday, the Who became the latest in a growing list of classic rockers — along with the Rolling Stones, Bruce Springsteen, Tom Petty and Prince — to play a Super Bowl halftime. Why did they...

    February 10, 2010 12:00 AM ET
  • OK Go Struggle With Label's Rules Banning Embedded Video

    OK Go Struggle With Label's Rules Banning Embedded Video | ARTICLE

    If any band knows the power of viral videos, it's OK Go. Five years ago, the band broke through when...

    February 2, 2010 12:00 AM ET
  • Pair of Dixie Chicks Plan Album, Tour as New Band Court Yard Hounds

    Pair of Dixie Chicks Plan Album, Tour as New Band Court Yard Hounds | ARTICLE

    With Natalie Maines on an indefinite hiatus, the other two Dixie Chicks — guitarist-banjoist Emily Robison and her sister, fiddler Martie Maguire — have recorded an album on their own, as Court Yard Hounds (a reference to...

    January 15, 2010 12:00 AM ET
  • Elvis Costello Jams With Bruce Springsteen, Chats With Bono

    Elvis Costello Jams With Bruce Springsteen, Chats With Bono | ARTICLE

    "Iwasn't looking for a career in TV," says Elvis Costello. "It's some-thing I did as a side project from my real career." That...

    December 10, 2009 12:55 PM ET
  • Artists Break Free of the Album

    Artists Break Free of the Album | ARTICLE

    When Radiohead released two new tracks – "I Harry Patch (In Memory Of)" and "These Are My Twisted Words" – through their website...

    October 29, 2009 4:35 PM ET
  • Corgan Talks Pumpkins' Plans: "I'd Rather Be Free Than Rich"

    Corgan Talks Pumpkins' Plans: "I'd Rather Be Free Than Rich" | ARTICLE

    For someone who once released a double CD, Billy Corgan has had it with the album. "I was never comfortable with the album format," Corgan tells Rolling Stone. "It always felt so forced and was obviously an...

    October 15, 2009 12:15 PM ET
  • Mary Travers (1936-2009)

    Mary Travers (1936-2009) | ARTICLE

    Mary Travers, who died of complications from leukemia on September 16th at age 72, was best known as the visual focal point of folk icons Peter, Paul and Mary. With her fervent stage moves and long,...

    September 17, 2009 7:21 AM ET
  • Roger Daltrey Promises New Takes on Who Tracks on Fall Solo Tour

    Roger Daltrey Promises New Takes on Who Tracks on Fall Solo Tour | ARTICLE

    The Who won't be hitting the road again until next year, but as Rolling Stone reported, Roger Daltrey won't be staying home during their hiatus. "That's a long time for me," says Daltrey, "so I put...

    September 8, 2009 2:57 PM ET
  • Pixies' "Doolittle" Turns 20: Frank Black on tour, reunion

    Pixies' "Doolittle" Turns 20: Frank Black on tour, reunion | ARTICLE

    For a band that went 11 years between live performances, the Pixies are feeling awfully nostalgic this fall. The gargantuan box set Minotaur (which collects all their albums, plus extras like a concert DVD, art...

    September 3, 2009 12:13 PM ET
  • Steven Tyler Speaks Out About Injury, State of Aerosmith: "We're One for All, All For One"

    Steven Tyler Speaks Out About Injury, State of Aerosmith: "We're One for All, All For One" | ARTICLE

    "Do I sound fucked up or stoned?" Steven Tyler asks, calling from his home in New Hampshire on Monday. In his first comments to the press, Tyler wants to set the record straight about what happened when...

    August 25, 2009 12:05 PM ET
  • Neil Young, Pearl Jam, Pixies Release Super-Deluxe Box Sets

    Neil Young, Pearl Jam, Pixies Release Super-Deluxe Box Sets | ARTICLE

    The big news for Pixies' fans is the fall release of Minotaur, a limited edition package that compiles the band's five studio albums...

    July 9, 2009 12:00 PM ET
  • Michael Jackson (1958-2009)

    Michael Jackson (1958-2009) | ARTICLE

    Michael Jackson, one of the most talented and eccentric performers in pop history, died of apparent cardiac arrest at the UCLA Medical Center in Los Angeles at 2:26 p.m. PT today, June 25th. According to reports,...

    June 25, 2009 8:46 AM ET
  • Ramblin' Jack Elliot: Tales From His Long and Winding Career

    Ramblin' Jack Elliot: Tales From His Long and Winding Career | ARTICLE

    Over a half century ago, Ramblin' Jack Elliott became Woody Guthrie's sidekick and leading interpreter, and later a hero to Bob Dylan and the early '60s folk scene. At 77, Elliott (born Elliot Adnopoz in Brooklyn)...

    June 23, 2009 7:40 AM ET
  • Springsteen's Farewell to the Boardwalk

    Springsteen's Farewell to the Boardwalk | ARTICLE

    Shortly before recording his second album, in 1973, 23-year-old Bruce Springsteen began adding a new song to his sets. "Rosalita (Come Out Tonight)"...

    June 11, 2009 7:20 PM ET
  • How Moonalice Turned One Businessman's Dream Into a T Bone Burnett-Produced LP

    How Moonalice Turned One Businessman's Dream Into a T Bone Burnett-Produced LP | ARTICLE

    At a recent Moonalice gig, guitarist and arranger G.E. Smith decided to keep the band on its toes: Out of the blue, he told everyone to start playing Emmylou Harris' "Crescent City," which wasn't on the set...

    June 5, 2009 11:38 AM ET
www.expandtheroom.com