On Boyle’s newest album, “Someone to Watch Over Me,” producer Steve Mac lets the singer’s voice handle the workload with comparatively minimal accompaniment.
As he prepares for another solo acoustic Songbook Tour and the release of a “Songbook” album, Chris Cornell says he’s embraced a spirit of spontaneity and improvisation for these shows.
The Mashup Mondays post-season continues this week with The Band Perry covering countrifying Queen’s “Fat Bottomed Girls”.
Megadeth frontman Dave Mustaine says there’s nothing unlucky about his band’s new album, “Th1rt3en,” arriving Nov. 1 on Roadrunner. “Thirteen is not a bad number,” says Mustaine, who founded the iconic thrash metal band after being kicked out of Metallica in 1983. “The whole unlucky part came about with the Templar Knights. Friday the 13th is associated with them.”
As earlier reported, Coldplay is easily cruising to its third No. 1 album on the Billboard 200 chart next week as “Mylo Xyloto” will top the tally. While on Wednesday, the set was projected — by industry sources — to sell at least 440,000 to 450,000 copies by week’s end on Oct. 30, that prognostication has grown a bit.
140 characters from Tyrese, Tyler, the Creator, Mariah Carey, Lady Gaga and 16 more music makers this week.
Yoko Ono plans to introduce the Flaming Lips’ musical tribute to Apple Computer co-founder Steve Jobs at MTV’s O Music Awards.
Two years and seven solo mixtapes later — together with a new moniker — 2 Chainz is nearing critical mass.
The band returned 10 weeks after a deadly stage collapse.
There’s more drama coming to “Glee” this season when the series returns from hiatus in the coming weeks. Kurt and Blaine, the much buzzed-about couple who have been squarely in the honeymoon phase since they locked lips last season, are getting a roadblock in the form of Sebastian, a new Dalton Warbler set to shake things up in the Klaine union by gunning for Blaine’s affection on the Nov. 8 episode. We chatted with Grant Gustin, the man behind the new boy in town, and while our full Q&A won’t be live until next week, to tide fans over here’s some quick soundbites on Gustin’s “Glee” experience and what to expect when the new villain makes his debut!