87 items by Jessica Robertson

  • Alice in Chains Link Up

    Alice in Chains Link Up | ARTICLE

    It took a tragedy and two phone calls to reunite the surviving members of Alice in Chains. Days after the Southeast Asia tsunami, drummer Sean Kinney contacted guitarist Jerry Cantrell and bassist Mike Inez and proposed a...

    February 8, 2005 12:00 AM ET
  • Merle Kilgore Dies

    Merle Kilgore Dies | ARTICLE

    Country music songwriter, recording artist and manger Merle Kilgore died Sunday night of congestive heart failure related to treatment for lung cancer. He was seventy. Kilgore wrote several million-selling hits, including "More and More" for Webb Pierce, "Wolverton...

    February 7, 2005 12:00 AM ET
  • Clapton Is a Dad Again

    Clapton Is a Dad Again | ARTICLE

    Three-time Rock & Roll Hall of Fame inductee Eric Clapton, 59, became a father for the fifth time Tuesday when his wife Melia McEnery, 29, gave birth to a baby girl in London. The child is the couple's...

    February 4, 2005 12:00 AM ET
  • Fountains of Wayne Meet the Hollies

    Fountains of Wayne Meet the Hollies | ARTICLE

    Fountains of Wayne will appear on the NBC television drama American Dreams as legendary British rockers the Hollies, performing their 1966 song "Bus Stop." The episode of the show -- which often features contemporary musicians portraying Sixties...

    January 24, 2005 12:00 AM ET
  • Beta Band Disbanding

    Beta Band Disbanding | ARTICLE

    Scottish rock troupe the Beta Band will split at the end of the year, following a U.K. fall tour in support of its newest release, May's Heroes to Zeroes. "Sadly, eight years of hard work and critical acclaim...

    August 3, 2004 12:00 AM ET
  • Letter Kills Make Believers

    Letter Kills Make Believers | ARTICLE

    Southern California power-punk quintet Letter Kills, whose debut album The Bridge comes out today, are getting an unusually warm reception on this summer's Van's Warped Tour. "A few days ago in Milwaukee I had somebody bring me a...

    July 27, 2004 12:00 AM ET
  • Dio Forces Dios Name Change

    Dio Forces Dios Name Change | ARTICLE

    California rockers Dios, whose debut album of the same name was released in March, have changed their name to Dios Malos after a cease-and-desist order was issued by Ronnie James Dio. The singer, who since 1983 has...

    July 26, 2004 12:00 AM ET