Fifteen years ago this month, the Old 97's released their major label debut, Too Far to Care. Last week, frontman Rhett Miller released his latest solo record, The Dreamer. Darryl Smyers and Eric Grubbs sat down and talked about the legacy of Too Far to Care, and whether or not it's a bigger deal th ... More >>
"I'm totally posting this on Myspace later."The word has gotten around quickly: Justin Timberlake was indeed among the investors that bought a stake in floundering social networking site Myspace this week. According to the press release from Specific Media, Timberlake's partners in this ventur ... More >>
Sure Sign No. 4,928 that a celebrity's "breakdown" is a bit: He interrupts a celebrity guest's late-night chat-show appearance to shine the spotlight on himself for a while by acting "crazy" while simultaneously hawking an entire catalog's worth of product and upcoming appearances on the concert- ... More >>
Your daily dose of national music news for Friday, September 17, 2010...Trent Reznor is giving away a five-song sampler from The Social Network soundtrack today.Turns out out the Joaquin Phoenix craziness was all a put on...Fiona Apple is set to release her first new album in five long years.
Your daily dose of national music news for Wednesday, August 18, 2010...Ok, it's one thing for Juggalos to go after Tila Tequila, but, Method Man, really? Juggalos need to respect the Wu.Two things you find out from Joaquin Phoenix's documentary trailer: he seems to be really strange and he' ... More >>
Your daily dose of national music news for Monday, February 16, 2009...
Estelle Bennett, member or the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame group, The Ronnettes, died at 67 in her Englewood, New Jersey, home.
There must be something about being in Korn that will drive you to salvation: Reginald "F ... More >>
Your daily dose of national music news for Thursday, January 29, 2009...
Lynyrd Skynyrd's keyboardist, Billy Powell, died at his Florida home at the age of 56.
It looks like the Joaquin Phoenix "rap career" could possibly be a hoax after all. I really hope it is because, well,  ... More >>
Your daily dose of national music news for Monday, January 19, 2008...We knew he might be retiring from acting to become a musician, but, in what could be the world's most elaborate hoax, Joaquin Phoenix may now be looking to become a rapper. The whole thing is being filmed by Casey Affleck, and his ... More >>