A drum tech for the band Radiohead died when overhanging metalwork crashed onto a stage in a Toronto park, the band's representative confirmed Sunday.
When Depeche Mode chose Soulsavers, the English electronica production team of Rich Machin and Ian Glover, to open for them on their 2009 European tour, they didn't know it would be just the beginning of their musical collaboration.
The digital archivist who restored the singles catalogs of the Smiths, Joy Division and New Order in a series of blog projects is being strongly discouraged from starting a similar project collecting R.E.M.'s earliest work.
Graham Coxon is tired. He's wet. But he's standing outside the concert in the rain smoking a cigarette and talking cheerfully to fans after an energetic performance in Brighton.
Walking into Cleveland, Ohio's Public Auditorium for the 27th annual Rock and Roll Hall of Fame induction ceremony last night, it was hard to not think of the Titanic striking an iceberg on the very same day 100 years ago.
South by Southwest is right around the corner, and Coachella's already prepping its polo grounds for a two-weekend extravaganza, which means it's time to look forward to that third major warm-climate festival: Bonnaroo.
"Grey's Anatomy" fans still remember these Irish alt-rockers as The Band That Made Izzie Sob on Denny's Deathbed.
Influential British rock band The Stone Roses announced on Tuesday they will reform for several concerts next year after a 15-year hiatus.
In the three years since Coldplay's last album, the world's problems have gotten a little more urgent.
A memorial service originally planned this weekend for the former bassist of the rock band Weezer has been postponed, his family said.
Jane's Addiction members talk about the "Irresistible Force" that brings them together for their first CD in 8 years.
If you didn't know that Perry Farrell, Dave Navarro and Stephen Perkins were members of Jane's Addiction, you might think they belonged to three different bands -- and Farrell is the first to admit it.
A memorial service is being planned for this weekend for a former bassist of the rock band Weezer, weeks after he eerily foreshadowed his death.
Mikey Welsh, who played bass for Weezer, died unexpectedly Saturday at the age of 40.
"There is a great deal of sadness, but it's really celebratory," R.E.M. bassist Mike Mills says, describing his conflicting emotions the day after he, guitarist Peter Buck and singer Michael Stipe announced they were disbanding after 31 years together.
During the days leading up to the 20th anniversary of the release of Nirvana's landmark album "Nevermind" on Saturday and the grunge album's deluxe reissue the following Tuesday, you're going to hear a lot about how "Nevermind" changed everything:
When it comes to rock 'n' roll on the radio today -- outside the ghetto of rock-only stations --- to paraphrase punk patriarch Lou Reed, there's almost nothing going down at all.
Colin Meloy of The Decemberists tells CNN's Brooke Baldwin how R.E.M. influenced his music.
CNN catches up with the Red Hot Chili Peppers on the set of their new music video and introduces their newest addition.
In 2009, rockers U2 performed on a rooftop in London to mark the launch of their album, "No Line on the Horizon".
Grab your tent and your sunglasses -- the summer music festival season is upon us once again.
This has been the first rock & roll decade without revolution, or true revolutionaries, to call its own. The Fifties witnessed nothing less than the birth of the music. The Sixties were rocked by Beatlemania, Motown, Phil Spector, psychedelia and Bob Dylan. The Seventies gave rise to David Bowie, Bruce Springsteen, heavy metal, punk and New Wave.
Linkin Park offers custom T-shirts and a benefit album for Japan tsunami victims through its "Music for Relief" charity.
Mike Shinoda saw images of the devastation in Japan and knew he had to do something.
Musicians and record labels are doing their part to help raise money for relief efforts in Japan following the devastation left in the wake of the massive earthquake and tsunami that hit the island nation on March 11th.
In 1994, Duff McKagan's pancreas exploded.
U2 have been announced as the headliner for the first night of the 2011 Glastonbury festival, one of the world's largest outdoor music events.
Last September, R.E.M. wrapped up the final session for their new album, "Collapse Into Now," in Nashville.
The Strokes' new record is finally done, after nearly two years of work that included scrapping one set of sessions done with a producer, then remaking virtually the whole album on their own. Tentatively called "Angles," the New York band's first album since 2006 will be released by RCA on March 22nd. "It's what the record sounds like," guitarist Albert Hammond Jr. says of the title. "It comes from five different people."
London fire officials were at the O2 arena Tuesday morning after two tour buses of the Grammy-nominated rock band Kings of Leon caught on fire, the Fire Brigade said.
"I'm SO in love!" the rocker Tweeted about his 2½-week-old babies
The rocker will present a Class of 2010 Artist of the Year award for CMT
Bono, U2's lead singer, celebrates the release of Aung San Suu Kyi in Myanmar but makes a plea for more action.
While Myanmar's military rulers ordered Aung San Suu Kyi detained for two decades, legendary rock band U2 gave her a voice -- in the form of the hit song "Walk On" -- on the world stage.
Wilmot Greene sat among charred remains of his iconic Georgia Theatre recalling the fire that reduced it from an alternative rock icon to rusted steel girders and walls of black bricks.
The alt-rock icon passes out in Florida but will continue to tour
Ah, fandom, it's a curious and wonderful thing. When it was announced last year that we would be getting a Green Day version of "Rock Band," fans of the band (myself included) were pretty excited.
Stone Temple Pilots read "Between the Lines" to deliver its first CD in nearly a decade. CNN's Denise Quan reports.
The mood is light in the hotel suite overlooking the Pacific as members of Stone Temple Pilots chat about their kids, weigh in on a proposed video game and debate the merits of the new and improved Domino's Pizza.
A gestational surrogate is carrying the babies for the rocker and wife Deanna
"I can't predict that I'd ever play in Fall Out Boy again," bassist Pete Wentz writes on his blog
From winners to performances, the 52nd Annual Grammy Awards didn't disappoint.
The most memorable moment of the 52nd annual Grammy Awards on Sunday may be the onstage appearance of Michael Jackson's two eldest children to accept their father's lifetime achievement award.
Country music singer Taylor Swift celebrates after winning the Grammy for album of the year.
The nominations for the 52nd Grammy Awards are listed below, with winners italicized in bold and asterisked:
Taylor Swift won the biggest Grammy of the night, album of the year for her CD "Fearless."
See who Chuck Arnold is pulling for at the 2010 awards (Hint: Kanye would approve)
Mariah Carey, Taylor Swift, BeyoncÃ©, Katy Perry and Keith Urban are all expected to let loose
The event airs Friday from New York, Los Angeles and London
The lead singer of the rock band Weezer was injured in a bus accident in inclement weather. Capital News 9's Dayana Perez reports
Dave Grohl is furiously pounding on his drum kit, his shoulder-length hair flying in 16 directions. It's a scene straight out of 1993, except Kurt Cobain isn't at the mic.
Dave Grohl, Josh Homme and John Paul Jones sound off on their new band, Them Crooked Vultures. Denise Quan has more.
Music critic Chuck Arnold looks back at the year's releases - and picks the likely honorees
Julian Casablancas emerges on stage at the Downtown Palace the way you remember him: black leather, perfectly unkempt hair and that unmistakable Iggy Pop boom of a voice.
The guitarist was surprised - and confused - by Steven Tylerâs appearance at his concert Tuesday night
Tyler and guitarist Joe Perry make the announcement during a surprise appearance in New York
Guitar player Joe Perry says the band members are "positively looking for a new singer to work with"
The Nov. 11 event will also feature Martina McBride, the Judds and Lee Ann Womack
The Foo Fighters release their first greatest hits album-- and go on indefinite hiatus. Denise Quan has the story.
A huge portrait of Dave Grohl hangs in the Control Room of the Foo Fighters' Studio 606. He's wearing a smoking jacket, holding a brandy snifter and looks very much like the Man of the Manor -- albeit one in need of a haircut.
They'll join Taylor Swift, Carrie Underwood, Brad Paisley and other stars on Nov. 11
The singer bought his wife "a diamond ring that should keep me out of trouble the rest of my life"
Mystery surrounds the 61-year-old rocker's condition after falling off the stage at a concert
Nearly a week after Aerosmith's lead singer Steven Tyler fell off the stage at a South Dakota concert, mystery surrounds his current condition.
After a six-year hiatus in which many bands have emerged, such as the Arctic Monkeys, Franz Ferdinand and Kaiser Chiefs, copying their blend of melodic, intelligent songs and cheeky blokeishness, Blur return to show them who is best.
It doesn't matter that they can be feverishly hot. Or that crowds make for long food lines or the tickets may be hard to come by.
A bit of music history was lost Friday morning when flames gutted the Georgia Theatre in Athens, Georgia.
Those extra service fees tacked on to concert ticket prices -- long a source of grumbling by ticket buyers -- will disappear for millions of seats sold by the largest U.S. concert promoter this summer.
The rocker and his wife will make 2-year-old son Ammon a big brother
Pearl Jam bassist Jeff Ament and a band employee were mugged outside a Georgia recording studio.
After 30 years, Depeche Mode still stops traffic with its new album. CNN's Denise Quan explains.
On a recent day in Los Angeles, hordes of Depeche Mode fans made their way toward the intersection of Hollywood and Vine for a free concert by their heroes on "Jimmy Kimmel Live."
The British band have strummed into controversy with a new claim of tune taking
The band is giving away a "recession-busting mark of gratitude"
As a concert, the Grammy Awards are often well worth watching. Witness Sly Stone coming out of retirement, or the raucous tribute to the Clash's Joe Strummer a few years back, or even the hushed opening by a reunited Simon & Garfunkel in 2003.
More A-listers join an already high wattage lineup for the Feb. 8 show
The two will perform in the high-wattage Feb. 8 awards show, which will also showcase Radiohead
All apologies, but here we are now, 17 years after Nirvana's breakthrough album irreversibly changed music, and the naked baby pictured on its cover is still chasing dollars.
In 1991, Nirvana changed American rock music with an album that featured a naked baby on the cover.
The Jonas Brothers, Kanye West and John Mayer are also recognized during the primetime nominations special
Louisiana rapper Lil Wayne garnered the most Grammy nominations, receiving eight, and British alternative rock band Coldplay grabbed seven as the Recording Academy announced this year's nominees.
CNN's Kareen Wynter reports on how the music industry is trying to stay afloat in these challenging economic times.
The Brits were the music service's most-downloaded acts of '08 – ahead of Lil Wayne and Rihanna
Plus: Kanye gets the award he says he should have received last year – then gives it away
The band reinterprets their old songs, with a little help from their friends
In the electoral college of rock, Joel Stein reports from Denver, the Democrats hold a commanding lead
• Jessica Biel, trying to get back to her seat after taking a bathroom break during Radiohead's electrifying performance at L.A.'s Hollywood Bowl. There with Justin Timberlake, the actress had forgotten her ticket for re-entry. Oops! • The Radiohead show – the second of a two-night stand – drew plenty of celebrity fans: Mary-Kate Olsen was spotted, and Foo Fighters singer Dave Grohl stuck around for an afterparty at the outdoor venue. At the bash, Grohl drank a beer, posed for pictures with fans and cracked everybody up. Keanu Reeves took in the show as well. And the night before, newlyweds Ellen DeGeneres and Portia de Rossi were among the stars rocking out to the British band.
The Grammy-nominated band courts new voters with a cover of Foreigner's "Feels Like the First Time"
Showbiz Tonight's Brooke Anderson has the latest headlines in entertainment, including an update on Britney Spears.
A business management and accounting firm sued Courtney Love for nearly $1 million, claiming she failed to pay them a share of profits from the sale of Nirvana's publishing catalog
The singers are part of the All-Star events, which also include a Bon Jovi concert
The rapper gets props from his a one-time critic after his performance in England