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  • Crossroads Guitar Festival 2007: A Complete Guide

    Crossroads Guitar Festival 2007: A Complete Guide | ARTICLE

    Eric Clapton's Crossroads Guitar Festival is powering into the southern suburbs of Chicago this Saturday, and the lineup is earthshaking: Clapton, Jeff Beck, Doyle Bramhall II, Robert Cray, Sheryl Crow, Vince Gill, Buddy Guy, BB...

    July 26, 2007 6:43 PM ET
  • Joni Mitchell Signs to Starbucks' Hear Music Label

    Joni Mitchell Signs to Starbucks' Hear Music Label | ARTICLE

    Last week Rock Daily reported that the next Hear Music signing would be "one of the all-time great female artists." Today, Starbucks' label made it official, announcing Joni Mitchell will join the label...

    July 25, 2007 9:35 AM ET
  • Slash Returns Stolen Guitar to Hard Rock Cafe with Much Pomp and Circumstance

    Slash Returns Stolen Guitar to Hard Rock Cafe with Much Pomp and Circumstance | ARTICLE

    Officials at the Hard Rock Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas got quite the surprise during a recent ceremony honoring Velvet Revolver (and former Guns 'N Roses) guitarist Slash. At the event on July...

    July 23, 2007 9:27 AM ET
  • James Hetfield Calls Metallica's "St. Anger" "A Purge"

    James Hetfield Calls Metallica's "St. Anger" "A Purge" | ARTICLE

    Metallica frontman James Hetfield says he now regards 2003's St. Anger as "more of a statement than Metallica music that [the band enjoys] playing live," adding, "It was more of a purge, just getting that...

    July 20, 2007 9:07 AM ET
  • First McCartney, Now New Artists: Starbucks Expands Its Music-Biz Reach

    First McCartney, Now New Artists: Starbucks Expands Its Music-Biz Reach | ARTICLE

    Just over a month after its record label's first-ever release, Starbucks has announced a partnership with iTunes and NBC Universal that will expand the coffee giant's attempts to entertain us with more than just pricey...

    July 17, 2007 10:05 AM ET
  • Guns N' Roses Plan "Appetite" Anniversary Celebrations

    Guns N' Roses Plan "Appetite" Anniversary Celebrations | ARTICLE

    Looking for a way to celebrate the twentieth anniversary of Guns N' Roses classic Appetite for Destruction? So are the rest of the current lineup and an assortment of former members. Onetime Gun Steven Adler plus...

    July 13, 2007 9:51 AM ET
  • KISS? Bowie? Special-Edition iPods So Hot, They Might Actually Hurt You

    KISS? Bowie? Special-Edition iPods So Hot, They Might Actually Hurt You | ARTICLE

    Yesterday Rock Daily updated you on the Beatles "Yellow Submarine" iPod and in response, lots of you clamored for 'Pods dedicated to KISS, the White Stripes, David Bowie, Prince and the...

    July 12, 2007 6:06 PM ET
  • System of a Down Bassist Plans "Revolutionary" Social Network/Record Label

    System of a Down Bassist Plans "Revolutionary" Social Network/Record Label | ARTICLE

    MySpace, you officially have some massively goateed competition: System of a Down bassist Shavo Odadjian is introducing urSession.com, an online community that doubles as a record label. "It's the first online label to actually audition...

    July 12, 2007 9:35 AM ET
  • Simpsons Mania Strikes Mark Hoppus, Vermont, People Who Like Free Slurpees

    Simpsons Mania Strikes Mark Hoppus, Vermont, People Who Like Free Slurpees | ARTICLE

    Simpsons fever has now reached +44's Mark Hoppus. Last week, a dozen 7-Eleven stores around the country were remade into Kwik-E-Marts to promote July's The Simpsons Movie. Hoppus visited the Los Angeles 'Mart and...

    July 11, 2007 2:21 PM ET
  • Busta Rhymes Will Have His Day in Court - Several Times

    Busta Rhymes Will Have His Day in Court - Several Times | ARTICLE

    Busta Rhymes racked up a colorful assortment of assault and driving-related charges over the past year — now he's going to face four separate trials. Yesterday, a judge rejected prosecutors' attempts to combine Rhymes' two...

    July 11, 2007 9:31 AM ET
  • Courtney Love Debuts New Songs at London Gig

    Courtney Love Debuts New Songs at London Gig | ARTICLE

    Courtney Love played an intimate gig in London last night to celebrate her 43rd birthday at which she introduced her new band and debuted material from her upcoming Nobody's Daughter. Love's band, which now includes...

    July 10, 2007 9:18 AM ET
  • Ozzy Osbourne Gets Star on Hometown Walk of Fame

    Ozzy Osbourne Gets Star on Hometown Walk of Fame | ARTICLE

    Later today, Ozzy Osbourne will become the first artist to receive a star on the Walk of Fame in his native Birmingham, England. "We feel it's an honor and it's representing Birmingham," Bill Bohanna, one of the...

    July 6, 2007 9:16 AM ET
  • Inside the Fall Out Boy Brawl: Pete Wentz Gets in Scuffle at Chicago Show

    Inside the Fall Out Boy Brawl: Pete Wentz Gets in Scuffle at Chicago Show | ARTICLE

    Last night's Fall Out Boy show at Chicago's Schubas reportedly turned bloody when bassist Pete Wentz and a member of Fall Out Boy's security detail were involved in a fracas...

    June 12, 2007 2:26 PM ET
  • Live Review: Damien Rice Plays NYC

    Live Review: Damien Rice Plays NYC | ARTICLE

    Singer-songwriter Damien Rice has fine-tuned the art of delivering his ardent, lovelorn folk gems to maximum heartrending effect. Last night was no different. Stepping onstage for the first of two sold-out shows at New York's Beacon Theater,...

    December 13, 2006 5:07 PM ET
  • CMJ Madness: The Next Clap Your Hands?

    CMJ Madness: The Next Clap Your Hands? | ARTICLE

    It can take a lot to get New York's indie-rock lovers to schlep across the East River. But Missouri band Somebody Still Loves You Boris Yeltsin — whose catchy, hook-laden tunes remind us of early Weezer —...

    November 3, 2006 3:31 PM ET
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