The Lemonheads’ ‘Ray’ Lives Again

The double-disc set includes a bonus DVD, "Two Weeks In Australia," containing live performances and music videos from the '90s alt-rock band. The film compilation was formerly released in 1993 on VHS.

Spokesman: WGA Won’t Picket Grammy Ceremony

The Writer's Guild of America won't picket the Grammy Awards next month, according to a guild spokesman, but the status of the Recording Academy's application to the WGA for an interim agreement for their two members who work on the show is still up in the air.

Tapes ‘N Tapes Walk The ‘Walk’

Indie rock outfit Tapes 'N Tapes will release its sophomore album, "Walk It Off," April 8 via XL Recordings.

Yaz Back Together For Summer Shows

For the first time in more than 25 years, British dance duo Yazoo -- known as Yaz in the United States -- will reunite for a series of shows in the U.K. and U.S. this summer.

Lil’ Kim Parts Ways With Atlantic

Rapper Lil' Kim has left Atlantic Records and intends to release her upcoming as-yet-untitled album independently.

‘Enchanted’ Dominates Oscar Song Category

Songs from the film "Enchanted" dominated the best original song category nominees for the 2008 Academy Awards, which were announced this morning (Jan. 22). Three of the five nods, all with music by Alan Menken and lyrics by Stephen Schwartz, went to the film in the form of "Happy Working Song," "So Close" and "That's How You Know."

Slash Itching To Start New Velvet Revolver Disc

Velvet Revolver guitarist Slash says the group is planning a significantly shorter turnaround for its third album. Slash tells Billboard.com that the group plans to start working in earnest on the follow-up to last year's "Libertad" in April.

Blind Melon Preps First Studio Set Since ‘95

The recently reborn Blind Melon will release its first studio album in 13 years this spring. "For My Friends" is due April 22 via Adrenaline and introduces new singer Travis Warren as a replacement for late frontman Shannon Hoon, who died in 1995.

Scouting For Girls, Basshunter Lead U.K. Charts

British trio Scouting For Girls completed their rise to No. 1 on the U.K. album chart yesterday with their self-titled debut album. Swedish DJ-artist Basshunter moved into a second week atop the singles chart with "Now You're Gone" (Hard2Beat).

U2’s 3D Concert Film Debuts At Sundance

After a career playing to sold-out stadiums, U2 did what their fans have done for years -- stood in line to see U2 perform. That concert was "U2 3D," a film of the band's 2005-06 Vertigo tour, shot at several shows in South America with new 3-D technology.

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