194 items by John D. Luerssen

  • Townshend Planning Who's Next

    Townshend Planning Who's Next | ARTICLE

    Surviving Who members Pete Townshend and Roger Daltrey are ready to begin work on their first new studio album in more than twenty years. "I do not want to write with Roger so we can pass ourselves off...

    October 14, 2002 12:00 AM ET
  • Cornell, Rage Reform as Audioslave

    Cornell, Rage Reform as Audioslave | ARTICLE

    Former Soundgarden vocalist Chris Cornell and former Rage Against the Machine members Tom Morello, Tim Commerford and Brad Wilk have reformed as a band and rechristened themselves Audioslave. They are back at work on their debut album, which is now...

    September 10, 2002 12:00 AM ET
  • Novoselic Focuses on Eyes Adrift

    Novoselic Focuses on Eyes Adrift | ARTICLE

    "It's been fun for us to get back to playing music," says Krist Novoselic, bassist in the new super trio Eyes Adrift. "After all, we're musicians, we should be playing and creating music." The "us" the one-time...

    August 27, 2002 12:00 AM ET
  • Jakob Dylan "Red" All Over

    Jakob Dylan "Red" All Over | ARTICLE

    "It's an intriguing phrase," says Wallflowers singer-guitarist Jakob Dylan, referring to the title of his band's upcoming fourth album, Red Letter Days, which drops September 24th via Interscope Records. "I think 'these days' are worth mentioning and they are memorable. Whether...

    June 28, 2002 12:00 AM ET
  • Joe Jackson Reunites "Sharp" Band

    Joe Jackson Reunites "Sharp" Band | ARTICLE

    Although he vowed it would never happen, Joe Jackson is reuniting his original rock band for a new studio recording and twenty-fifth anniversary tour next spring. The band -- Jackson (piano, vocals), Graham Maby (bass), Gary Sanford (guitar) and Dave...

    June 24, 2002 12:00 AM ET
  • Durst Wants Borland Back

    Durst Wants Borland Back | ARTICLE

    Limp Bizkit singer Fred Durst wants departed guitarist Wes Borland back in the band. "We are hoping Wes will come back and suprise [sic] us one day soon," Durst posts on Limp Bizkit's official site. "We really miss him." Borland left...

    May 24, 2002 12:00 AM ET
  • Former Bassist Sues Weezer

    Former Bassist Sues Weezer | ARTICLE

    Former Weezer bassist Matt Sharp has filed a lawsuit against the band over songwriting ownership. The suit -- filed April 18th in United States District Court, Central District of California -- charges his former band mates with...

    April 24, 2002 12:00 AM ET
  • Live Dead CD of Dylan Covers Due

    Live Dead CD of Dylan Covers Due | ARTICLE

    Arista Records will release Postcards of the Hanging, an album's worth of the Grateful Dead's live interpretations of Bob Dylan songs, on March 19th. David Gans, co-producer of 1999's So Many Roads (1965-1995) box set and host...

    February 4, 2002 12:00 AM ET
  • Sir Paul's "Rain" to Fall

    Sir Paul's "Rain" to Fall | ARTICLE

    Paul McCartney's new studio album, Driving Rain, will be released November 13th on Capitol Records. Recorded in Los Angeles this summer with his new band, the former Beatle's first album of new material since 1997's Flaming Pie...

    September 18, 2001 12:00 AM ET
  • Sunny Day Real Estate Close

    Sunny Day Real Estate Close | ARTICLE

    After nine on-and-off years, Emo-rock trailblazers Sunny Day Real Estate have called it quits. The band had been at work on the follow-up to last year's The Rising Tide but, because of business woes, has decided not...

    June 11, 2001 12:00 AM ET
  • Guided By Voices' New Drill

    Guided By Voices' New Drill | ARTICLE

    As one of rock's late bloomers forty-three-year-old ex-schoolteacher Robert Pollard -- mastermind behind Dayton, Ohio's Guided By Voices -- has long had a knack for writing oddly irresistible hard pop gems. And if the forefather of lo-fi...

    April 4, 2001 12:00 AM ET
  • Courtney Love Inks Solo Deal

    Courtney Love Inks Solo Deal | ARTICLE

    Hole frontwoman Courtney Love has signed a deal with Epitaph Records and is currently putting together a brand new band. While no other members of her "femme punk supergroup" have been announced, Courtney says the project will...

    March 1, 2001 12:00 AM ET
  • Keith Morris Comes Full Circle with Midget Handjob

    Keith Morris Comes Full Circle with Midget Handjob | ARTICLE

    "I've always been an equal opportunity offender," says one time punk rock curator Keith Morris of his partiality toward lewd band names and song titles. After all, the now forty-something former Circle Jerks vocalist has, in the...

    September 27, 2000 12:00 AM ET
  • Alex Chilton Set to Go

    Alex Chilton Set to Go | ARTICLE

    Alex Chilton has been a significant music presence for over thirty years. Beginning in 1967, when he was a mere teenager, he fronted the Box Tops and scored major hits with "The Letter" and "Cry Like a...

    February 28, 2000 12:00 AM ET