Live's performance Friday before a packed house at the Wiltern laid bare what a bloated and boring version of its former self the band has become.
Although the sounds they craft are often lofty and cerebral, Spiritualized operate in the middle of traditional blues territory, a place where the debauched darkness of the roadhouse is inevitably…
Oysterhead's debut album, "The Grand Pecking Order," which puts the exceptional skills of those involved at center stage, is a welcome burst of originality and musicianship in a landscape cluttered…
While music fans wait patiently for the release of Pressplay, the online music joint venture between Vivendi's Universal Music and Sony, Universal Music France is launching a prototype of the online…
Times were ripe for a Guess Who reunion tour. The Canadian band's music was featured in both "American Beauty" and "Austin Powers: The Spy Who Shagged Me," while Cameron Crowe's "Almost Famous"…
German-American entertainment group In-Motion, which majority owns L.A.-based Myriad Pictures, is looking to take a stake in Teutonic music TV web Viva.
Tenacious D, the humorous musical duo of Kyle Gass and Jack Black, had a great short run on HBO and was known for great short performances at L.A. venues such as Largo before Black's acting career…
Retailers have seen a groundswell in demand for music with patriotic themes in the wake of the Sept. 11 attacks, sending record labels scrambling to keep the supply coming. That fervor helped to…
A national musicians org has announced plans to hold at least 50 free concerts to honor lives lost in the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks and salute the recovery efforts.
Just for Variety - Army Archerd
Troubled file-swapping pioneer Napster has laid off 16 of its 104 staffers as part of what chief exec Konrad Hilbers characterized as a preparatory measure ahead of the company's forthcoming relaunch.