Rock Music Artists
SMASHING PUMPKINS (The Daily Targum)
Lead singer Billy Corgan, guitarist James Iha, bassist D'arcy Wretzky, and drummer Jimmy Chamberlain together made up one of the most popular and memorable bands of the 90's, The Smashing Pumpkins. Since their breakup in 2000, fans have wanted a reunion, which they will get on July 7 of this year when the Pumpkins release their new album Zeitgeist.
Pomp and circumstance (The Plain Dealer)
- The Beatles, "Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band" (1967): An orchestra revs up for "A Day in the Life," to staggering effect. - The Who, "Tommy" (1969): Not the first rock opera, but the most famous.
L.A. confidential (Las Vegas CityLife)
EVEN SITTING IN THE GREEN ROOM watching David Letterman on the monitor, Brian Aubert wasn't exactly sure it was happening. OK, so things were going well for the band. That was true. The Silversun Pickups had its share of hype.
'Brand New' Lover (Entertainment Weekly)
Our man at the NME feels Brand New -- after listening to the band's CD for the 176th time. Plus: an Arcade Fire world exclusive event, introducing the Stalkers, and the lowdown on the U.K. summer festival season
Police, Fugees Plan Reunions (Emory Wheel)
Before the Police launched into their ceremony-opening performance of "Roxanne" at the Grammy Awards, lead singer Sting declared, "We are the Police, and we're back!"
Rowdy and ramshackle (New York Daily News)
The Plug Awards Feb. 10, 2007 Irving Plaza
Band reunions bring in big bucks (The Pantagraph)
Rock guitar icon Eddie Van Halen and his band's original lead singer, David Lee Roth, have spent the better part of 20 years bad mouthing each over their bitter split in the mid-1980s. Yet last Friday, the band Van Halen posted a message on its Web site indicating that it would reunite with the flamboyant Roth this year for a 40-city tour.
Rock Music Menu: Hair?s to Britney: Shear madness hardly original thing to do...
Who knew underneath the tangled mop of damaged, over-treated, blonde -- no, brunette -- hair on Britney Spears? head resided a cross between an alien and an overweight 15 year-old boy? Because that?s certainly what seemed to stumble out of that Los Angeles salon over the weekend when the former pop tart shot past Anna Nicole Smith as the top celebrity tragedy story of the day.
Hot... and not: Everything you should have listened to last year (The Davis E...
Published Jan 05, 2007 - 13:17:12 CST. Another year ends, and all the music geeks are giddily compiling ?best of? lists. With so many publications, whom do you trust?
Cd Review: America (Tucson Citizen)
America is back. Yes. THAT America. "A Horse With No Name." "Ventura Highway." "Muskrat Love."
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