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  • Q&A: October Surprise

    Q&A: October Surprise | ARTICLE

    "I heard that my album was Number One on the Internet," says James Taylor, in a tone that suggests he's unsure whether that's a good thing. There's little doubt, though, that the fifty-four-year-old musician is enjoying a...

    September 13, 2002 12:00 AM ET
  • Nirvana Compilation Taking Shape

    Nirvana Compilation Taking Shape | ARTICLE

    Nirvana's last recording may finally see the light of day. According to sources close to the project, Universal Music Group hopes to put out a one-disc Nirvana greatest-hits album before the end of the year. Though no...

    August 30, 2002 12:00 AM ET
  • Springsteen Back With New Album and Tour

    Springsteen Back With New Album and Tour | ARTICLE

    I wanted to make an album that was essential, even if you have every single one of my other albums," says Bruce Springsteen...

    August 8, 2002 2:05 PM ET
  • Mick Jagger Knighted

    Mick Jagger Knighted | ARTICLE

    Forgiving a 1967 drug conviction and the small matter of a Rolling Stones album called Their Satanic Majesties Request, Queen Elizabeth II knighted...

    July 25, 2002 12:00 PM ET
  • CDs Getting Cheaper

    CDs Getting Cheaper | ARTICLE

    Is a CD worth twenty bucks? In a year when record sales have plummeted twelve percent, consumers are answering that question with a resounding no. Label executives blame CD burning and illegal MP3 downloads for the slump, but whether or...

    June 14, 2002 12:00 AM ET
  • The Strokes Lead New York's New Rock Revolution

    The Strokes Lead New York's New Rock Revolution | ARTICLE

    At 119, a dive around the corner from the Manhattan club Irving Plaza, light from the street creeps through horizontal blinds in the front...

    April 11, 2002 4:30 PM ET
  • The Making of the Strokes

    The Making of the Strokes | ARTICLE

    At 119, a dive around the corner from the Manhattan club Irving Plaza, light from the street creeps through horizontal blinds in the front...

    April 11, 2002 12:00 AM ET
  • Creed Take You Higher

    Creed Take You Higher | ARTICLE

    For Creed, making their new record, Weathered, was an exercise in restraint. During the entire year and a half that the band toured behind its previous album, Human Clay, frontman Scott Stapp had one rule: No new...

    November 2, 2001 12:00 AM ET
  • Townshend Lost Album Due

    Townshend Lost Album Due | ARTICLE

    You could call it Pete Townshend's "lost album": The Oceanic Concerts, an eighteen-track disc documenting the Who leader's 1979 and 1980 collaborations with classical pianist Raphael Rudd, will finally be released October 16th by Rhino Records. Recorded at...

    September 14, 2001 12:00 AM ET
  • Britney, Bono Fight AIDS

    Britney, Bono Fight AIDS | ARTICLE

    Hoping to raise awareness about the AIDS epidemic claiming 5,000 African lives each day, artists including Bono, Wyclef Jean, Britney Spears, 'N Sync, Fred Durst, Missy Elliott, Gwen Stefani and Mary J. Blige have come together to...

    September 6, 2001 12:00 AM ET
  • Oh, Inverted World

    Oh, Inverted World | ALBUM REVIEW

    Indie rock's obsession with the Beach Boys has yielded some lovely pop records in the past several years, but even the best (the Apples in Stereo's Fun Trick Noisemaker, the High Llamas' Gideon Gaye) have been a...

    July 24, 2001 12:00 AM ET
  • U2's Call to Disarm

    U2's Call to Disarm | ARTICLE

    On their recently wrapped tour, U2 used their nightly podium to powerfully address the issue of gun control. During their performance of The Joshua Tree's "Bullet the Blue Sky," the band screened a disturbing video montage created...

    July 3, 2001 12:00 AM ET
  • AC/DC's Angus Young: The Rock & Roll Peter Pan

    AC/DC's Angus Young: The Rock & Roll Peter Pan | ARTICLE

    After nearly every sentence he utters, Angus Young lets out an unforgettable sound: an irrepressible, raspy giggle, scorched by a million...

    May 24, 2001 12:50 PM ET
  • The Strokes' 'The Modern Age' EP Echoes Television, Velvet Underground

    The Strokes' 'The Modern Age' EP Echoes Television, Velvet Underground | ARTICLE

    I would choose being good over being successful any day," says Strokes vocalist Julian Casablancas, but that's not a choice he's got to...

    April 12, 2001 12:00 AM ET
  • Napster Injunction Rewritten

    Napster Injunction Rewritten | ARTICLE

    Metallica won't have to worry about Napster anymore -- at least in theory. As was widely expected, a California judge revised her injunction against the file-sharing service on March 6th, ordering the company to halt the exchange...

    March 7, 2001 12:00 AM ET
  • Felder Sues the Eagles

    Felder Sues the Eagles | ARTICLE

    Guitarist Don Felder has filed a lawsuit against his former Eagles bandmates Don Henley and Glenn Frey, claiming that he was wrongfully dismissed from the group last Tuesday. The suit, filed in Los Angeles Superior Court on...

    February 14, 2001 12:00 AM ET
  • Court Rules Against Napster

    Court Rules Against Napster | ARTICLE

    After deliberating for more than four months, a California federal appeals court ruled on Monday that Napster must stop its users from exchanging copyrighted material. The decision, which Napster CEO Hank Barry acknowledges could shut down the...

    February 12, 2001 12:00 AM ET
  • De Stijl

    De Stijl | ALBUM REVIEW

    If the Who played "maximum R&B," then you could call the White Stripes' music "minimum R&B": blues-tinged rock & roll scaled back to its most essential elements — one guitar, a simple drum kit and sneering vocals....

    November 23, 2000 12:00 AM ET
  • Mellencamp Talks New Album and Free Tour

    Mellencamp Talks New Album and Free Tour | ARTICLE

    Tired of staring at the walls of the same studio he's been recording in since 1984, John Mellencamp decided to set up a mobile studio in a Florida Keys hurricane shelter for his next album. After nearly...

    August 23, 2000 12:00 AM ET
  • Summer Music Special: The Who at Jones Beach

    Summer Music Special: The Who at Jones Beach | ARTICLE

    WANTAGH, New York, July 9th — "I wish the wind would stop," Roger Daltrey murmured into his microphone near the end of the Who's sold-out Sunday-night set at the Jones Beach Amphitheater. "It's blowing our sound...

    August 17, 2000 12:00 PM ET
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