Despite the arrival of six new titles in the U.S. top 10, Eminem's "Recovery" showed more than enough strength to hold onto the No. 1 chart slot for a fourth straight week.
Remember the Maine: Arizona pop-punk band the Maine scores the fattest debut outside the top 10 this week with "Black & White" (Warner Bros.), which enters at No. 16 with a 25,000-unit showing…
Beverly Hills-based media metrics firm BigChampagne has initiated a new chart, termed the "Ultimate Chart," which tracks current hits using a combination of sales, airplay and social networking data.
Country darling Taylor Swift informed fans during a live Web chat today that she will release a new studio album, "Speak Now," on Oct. 25. A first single, "Mine," arrives Aug. 16. The new set…
Los Angeles City Councilman Paul Koretz will be on hand at the Silent Movie Theatre on Thursday (7/22) for the Don't Knock the Rock Festival's screening of "Do It Again." And therein lies a tale…
Back in the Day — which would be 1986 — some friends who were active on the Los Angeles punk rock scene decided to make a short Western film. The friends in question were Exene Cervenka, the…
Ozzy Osbourne and Tony Iommi, respectively founding vocalist and guitarist for the heavy metal band Black Sabbath, announced early Tuesday that they had resolved issues regarding ownership of the…
Andy Hummel, founding bassist for the influential '70s Memphis band Big Star, died of cancer July 19 in Weatherford, Texas. He was 59.
Big Star's drummer Jody Stephens confirmed to SoundCheck that the group's founding bassist Andy Hummel died Monday afternoon in Texas after a long struggle with cancer. A complete obituary will be…
Escape her if you can: With her new album "100 Miles From Memphis" landing in stores Tuesday (7/20), singer Sheryl Crow will be blanketing the airwaves the next few days. Tonight, Crow goes the home…