The Northeast doesn't have a reputation as a hotbed for country music, but for 23-year-old singer/songwriter Nicole Frechette, there's an audience for country no matter where she performs.
When Melismatics frontman Ryan Smith first joined the ranks as a songwriter at publisher Iowa Homegrown Music earlier this decade, he'd turn in "half stuff that was weird and another half that was pop-rock.
What began as a side project became a full-time gig for Iceland's Lov��sa El��sabet.
Getting co-signed by a guy who was discovered by Dr. Dre and Eminem can't be a bad thing.
Bruce Springsteen and the E Street Band will play the halftime slot at the Super Bowl in Tampa, Fla., snagging the spot at the most-watched musical event of the year, according to the organizers.
Nearly 20 years since his debut novel, Nick Cave will put pen to paper for a second work of fiction, "The Death of Bunny Munro." Canongate has acquired world rights for the book, due in September 2009.
The U.K. has officially been overtaken by Kings Of Leon mania, as the quartet's single "Sex on Fire" started a third week atop the singles chart, while their fourth album, "Only by the Night," debuted at No. 1.
Robert Plant has put the hammer down on rumors he will join Led Zeppelin for a 2009 tour and recording sessions. In a statement on his Web site, Plant says he "has no intention whatsoever of touring with anyone for at least the next two years."
Following a recent short North American run, Oasis and Ryan Adams are teaming again for 11 December dates here, beginning Dec. 3 in Oakland, Calif.
Former Blink-182 drummer Travis Barker has been released from an Augusta, Ga., hospital after suffering severe burns in a fiery plane crash more than a week ago.