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  • MC5 Ready to Kick Off Tour

    MC5 Ready to Kick Off Tour | ARTICLE

    Surviving members of the MC5 begin a new chapter tomorrow night in Toronto as the remnants of the Detroit rockers who once urged "dope, guns and fucking in the streets!" begin their first tour in three decades....

    June 8, 2004 12:00 AM ET
  • Janet, Justin Sued by Viewer

    Janet, Justin Sued by Viewer | ARTICLE

    The fallout over Janet Jackson and Justin Timberlake's racy Super Bowl halftime performance continues, as a Tennessee woman has filed suit against the pair as well as halftime show producer MTV, broadcaster CBS and parent company Viacom. Knoxville...

    February 6, 2004 12:00 AM ET
  • Dave Grohl Drums Up Probot

    Dave Grohl Drums Up Probot | ARTICLE

    "Chicks dig drummers," says Dave Grohl. Which may be partly why the man is always looking for another excuse to step back behind the drum kit, from his brief but memorable stint in 2002 with Queens of...

    February 6, 2004 12:00 AM ET
  • No Doubt Raid Their Vault

    No Doubt Raid Their Vault | ARTICLE

    We're going on seventeen years, says No Doubt bassist Tony Kanal rather wistfully. To celebrate, the SoCal rock group will release the four-disc retrospective Boom Box on November 25th, featuring its singles, videos and some rarities. The hits...

    October 21, 2003 12:00 AM ET
  • Strummer's "Streetcore" Ready

    Strummer's "Streetcore" Ready | ARTICLE

    Joe Strummer's final album was far from finished when he died last December. But the former Clash leader's backing band, the Mescaleros, weren't about to let the material go to waste: Streetcore, a ten-track collection, will be...

    August 26, 2003 12:00 AM ET
  • Doors Re-Light Fire

    Doors Re-Light Fire | ARTICLE

    Nearly thirty years to the day after their final concert, a reunited Doors returned to action with a new Lizard King: singer Ian Astbury of the Cult. "The tragedy and loss of Jim Morrison weighs heavily on all of us,...

    September 13, 2002 12:00 AM ET
  • Meet Marilyn Manson the Painter

    Meet Marilyn Manson the Painter | ARTICLE

    Marilyn Manson will make his debut as a visual artist on September 19th, when he unveils more than forty watercolors at the Los Angeles Contemporary Exhibitions. Among the works are nudes, a portrait of a child with a gun, and...

    September 5, 2002 12:00 AM ET
  • Tour Report: Green Day and Blink-182

    Tour Report: Green Day and Blink-182 | ARTICLE

    "It's May be the Darker side of pop culture," says Green Day singer-guitarist Billie Joe Armstrong, referring to the corner of melodic punk...

    April 25, 2002 2:05 PM ET
  • Pink Rocks on New CD

    Pink Rocks on New CD | ARTICLE

    Pink has a surprise for anyone expecting only dance-floor pop on her next album. On Missundaztood, due November 20th, urban rhythms take a back seat to Pink's dramatic and unexpected shift towards rock. "I'm nervous," says Pink. "I...

    October 30, 2001 12:00 AM ET
  • Ludacris Moufs Off

    Ludacris Moufs Off | ARTICLE

    Ludacris' life was forever changed with last year's 2.7-million-selling Back for the First Time, and the Atlanta rapper is ready to celebrate with the follow-up album, Word of Mouf, due out November 6th. But Ludacris isn't about...

    October 17, 2001 12:00 AM ET
  • Timbaland Launches Label

    Timbaland Launches Label | ARTICLE

    "I'm a great producer, so people need me more than I need them," boasts Timbaland, who is building a roster for his new Beat Club label, an imprint of Interscope Records. The Norfolk, Virginia, producer behind bouncy hit...

    September 7, 2001 12:00 AM ET
  • A Quick One (Happy Jack)

    A Quick One (Happy Jack) | ALBUM REVIEW

    The Who weren't always a nostalgia act or merely makers of pleasant Broadway fodder. Their tough, early tracks are a key punk resource,...

    October 5, 1995 12:00 AM ET