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U2 streams album after it leaks in Australia
Apparently to combat a widespread leak earlier this week, U2 is streaming its new album, "No Line on the Horizon," on Friday on its MySpace page.
Rap, rock, country, pop at Grammys
Lil Wayne, Coldplay, Jonas Brothers, Kenny Chesney and Katy Perry are the first performers announced for the 51st annual Grammy Awards.
Rap, metal giants get first-ballot Hall pass
Run-D.M.C. once hailed themselves as the Kings of Rock, so it's fitting that the pioneering rappers have been inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.
‘Conchords’ tunes take off early online
HBO's "Flight of the Conchords" returns Sunday for Season 2, and this time fans will be able to purchase music from each episode the day after it airs.
Revered ‘hard bop’ jazz trumpeter dies
Freddie Hubbard, an influential jazz trumpeter who played with such legends as John Coltrane, Miles Davis and Ornette Coleman, died Monday in Sherman Oaks. He was 70.
Warped turns 15, rocks on
Flogging Molly, Underoath, Thrice, Bad Religion, Less Than Jake, NOFX and Anti-Flag are among the 52 bands confirmed for the 2009 Vans Warped Tour, which begins June 26 in Pomona, Calif., and wraps Aug. 23 in Los Angeles.
Not a beautiful day at Live Nation
Live Nation has bought back 1.6 million of its shares from U2 for $25 million, a company executive said, backing up a report that the concert promoter would take a $19 million loss on the deal.
Neil Finn recruits help for studio album
NEW YORK -- Neil Finn has drafted members of Radiohead and Wilco as well as his son Liam for a sequel of sorts to his 2002 live album, "Seven Worlds Collide."
Phish reuniting for 2009 shows
After splitting in 2004, Phish is regrouping next March for a three-night run at the Hampton Coliseum in Hampton, Va.
Stargate is open for business with Jay-Z
Jay-Z and Norwegian songwriting-production duo Stargate have joined forces under the StarRoc banner, which will encompass a record label and publishing company under Jay-Z's Roc Nation venture with Live Nation.
Songs won’t remain the same on this tour
Smashing Pumpkins will celebrate its 20th anniversary with a fall tour featuring unique set lists.
Staind releasing ‘Illusion’ in August
Staind has set an Aug. 19 release date for its next Atlantic album, "The Illusion of Progress." First single "Believe" will hit U.S. radio outlets on Tuesday.