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Tom Jones Gets Top Honor

Sir Tom Jones, Wales’ greatest singer was this week honored for his career long contributions to British pop music with the prestigious Music Industry Trust award on Monday. Sir Tom Jones, Wales’ greatest singer was this week honored for his career long contributions to British pop music with the prestigious Music Industry Trust award on Monday.Read Full Article ...

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Marilyn Manson Goes Punk?

Shock rocker Marilyn Manson’s forthcoming album is going to be a punk rock affair, according to his guitarist. Speaking to The Blairing Out with Eric Blair Show, Twiggy Ramirez (aka Jeordie White) said Manson’s eight studio album is “kind of like a little more of a punk-rock Mechanical Animals,”... Shock rocker Marilyn Manson’s forthcoming album is going to be a punk rock affai ...

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Swift Success: Taylor Sells More than a Million

Taylor Swift’s new album, Speak Now, debuted at #1 on the U.S. album charts with more than a million copies sold. BBC News reports that the country star now becomes only the 16th person to sell more than a million albums in a week in the Nielsen SoundScan era that started in 1991. Taylor Swift’s new album, Speak Now, debuted at #1 on the U.S. album charts with more than a million copies sold. BBC News repor ...

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Eruption: The 10 Greatest Guitar Sounds

It’s a sublime pleasure and a jolting thrill for every lover of the guitar: you hear a song for the first time, and a strange, previously unheard tone cuts right through you like a hot E-string through butter. You’re both awed and mystified, and you can’t help but wonder, “What dark magic is the... It’s a sublime pleasure and a jolting thrill for every lover of the guitar: you hear a song for the first time ...

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Soundtrack to a Rally: Jeff Tweedy, The Roots, Ozzy and More

What exactly would take place remained both a mystery and motivation for attending the Rally to Restore Sanity and/or Fear on October 30. Held at Washington, DC’s National Mall, the event was organized by the creative team behind the Daily Show and Colbert Report. Within days of its... What exactly would take place remained both a mystery and motivation for attending the Rally to Restore Sanity and/or ...

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More From Blind Melon

Over 12 years after the death of singer Shannon Hoon, Blind Melon reunited in 2007. The band toured the country with new lead singer Travis Warren replacing Hoon and claimed its jam-status through appearances at festivals like Langerado. In late 2008, Warren left th... Over 12 years after the death of singer Shannon Hoon, Blind Melon reunited in 2007. The band toured the country with new lead singer Travis ...

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Mike Gordon to Play Free San Francisco Show

Photo by Chris Paul Mike Gordon will play a free show outside the Ben & Jerry’s store on the corner of Haight & Ashbury Streets this Sunday, November 7, at 1 PM. The show is part of a secret scoop shop series hosted by Ben & Jerry’s and Bonnaroo’s promoters. P... Photo by Chris Paul Mike Gordon will play a free show outside the Ben & Jerry’s store on the corner of Hai ...

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Pink Martini at The Orpheum

Pink Martini The Orpheum Boston, MA November 3 Amid the hubbub of people settling into their seats at Boston’s two-tier Orpheum Theatre, an announcement came over the P.A. : “Please Welcome Pink Martini, from Portland, Oregon.” Thomas Lauderdale and the band members then took th... Pink Martini The Orpheum Boston, MA November 3 Amid the hubbub of people settling into their seats at Boston’s two-tier ...

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Ben Folds and Nick Hornby: Lonely Avenue

Nonesuch Nick Cave once said, “It was outrageous to think that a rock star could ever write a novel.” But could the same be said of a novelist trying to be a rock star? Acclaimed British novelist Nick Hornby has proven his scholarly, encyclopedic love of music in prose via such bestseller... Nonesuch Nick Cave once said, “It was outrageous to think that a rock star could ever write a novel.” But cou ...

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