Monthly Archives: March 2008

addicto | 03.31.08


  • U2 Signs 12-Year Deal With Live Nation
    … Recorded Music Not Included
  • Beanie Sigel Sent Back to Jail
  • Mos Def to Play Chuck Berry in Chess Film
  • O’Jays’ Levert Dies in Jail
  • Rage, Metallica Confirmed for Reading, Leeds
  • Stone Temple Pilots Plotting Extensive Tour
  • Liz Phair Signs to ATO Records; Guyville Reissue Due
  • Rosemond Responds to L.A. Times’ Tupac Story
  • Oasis to Tour with Ryan Adams
  • Boredoms Play NYC with Eye in Cast
    … Videovideo_icon_orange.jpg
  • Eight Free Simultaneous Earth Day Festivals in U.S.
  • Joanna Newsome: One of Paper‘s 65 Most Beautiful
  • Woman Shot Dead at Slain Rapper’s Memorial
  • Remy Ma Urges Fans to Pen Letters to Judge
  • Pharrell’s Latest Protege: Teyana Taylor
  • Bad Brains to Release Box Set
  • Slash Attacks Emo
  • Kiefer Sutherland to Direct Music Video for The Feeling
  • Lupe Fiasco Confirms Kanye, Williams Supergroup
  • Mariah Stays with Universal
  • Shout! Records Nabs High Tone Catalog
  • Why Won’t the Music Business Hire Nerds?
  • Stephen Malkmus Discusses Pavement on Fox Newsvideo_icon_orange.jpg
  • Nelly Wants Springsteen Collaboration
  • ‘Dio Scammer Double-Foiled’
  • Tony Allen, Vieux Farka Toure on African U2 Tribute
  • Vladislav Delay Forms Quartet
  • VIDEOS: Bjorkvideo_icon_orange.jpg
  • TOURDATES: Death Cab
  • Raconteurs
  • Regina Spektor
  • Spiritualized
  • Nellie McKay


    addicto | 03.28.08

    Dead Endorse Obama

  • With Election Looming, The Dead May Rise Again
  • Keith Richards GQ Interview Doesn’t Disappoint
    … Mick Jagger Praises Internet
  • DMB, Ticketmaster Partner for Free Digital Album
  • Review: Ministry’s Bloody Vancouver Show
  • Music Companies Looking at Subscription Models
  • Bacardi, Groove Armada Ink 360 Deal
  • Azoff, Gould to Co-Manage G’N’R, Axl Rose
  • PETA Offers Aretha $19,000 for Her Fur
  • Remy Ma Sues Lawyer Over Guilty Verdict
  • Fabolous Associate Arrested for Selling Crack
  • Black Kids Launch Tirade Against Their Own Album
  • Radiohead Head Back to Studio
  • Melvins Announce New Album on Ipecac
  • Zeppelin Comeback DVD Scrapped?
  • Van Halen Adds New Show While on Hiatus
  • TUPAC STORY FALLOUT: Diddy Receives Apology from L.A. Times
  • … Game Manager Calls for Writer to be Fired
  • Musician Alan Jay Axelrod Dies
  • Concert Industry Fights Back with Fests
  • Tall Firs Get Thurston Moore’s Blessing
  • Stewart Copeland Finishes Work on Classical Album
  • Ten Rock Star Stunts Even More Ridiculous than Flying to Antarctica
  • Poison Drummer Arrested on Rape Charge
  • VIDEOS: Justicevideo_icon_orange.jpg
  • Ladyhawkevideo_icon_orange.jpg
  • Poi Dog Pondering
  • King Crimson
  • DeathSet
  • White Rabbits

    addicto | 03.27.08


  • L.A. Times Apologizes for Tupac Murder Story
    … Relied on Fake FBI Docs
    … Smoking Gun
    … Diddy Cleared
  • T.I. Pleads Guilty In Weapons Case
    … Sentenced to One Year
  • Jury Convicts Remy Ma of Assault
    … Faces 25 Years
  • Allmans Cancel New York Shows
    … Gregg Allman Recovering from Hepatitis C
  • Washington Post on Bob Lefsetz: He’s Something of a Nut
    Emo Kids Beaten in Mexico
    … Videovideo_icon_orange.jpg
  • Aspiring New York Rapper Shot Dead
  • The Battle for iTunes No. 2
  • Key to Snoop’s Success: Sex, Weed
  • MySpace to Ink Mega Deal with Major Labels
  • Led Zeppelin: ‘We Could Do The Reunion Show Again’
  • Thom Yorke Goes Classical on New Remix Album
  • Dr. Pepper Makes Bizarre Plea for Release of Chinese Democracy
  • Outkast Manager Dies of Suspected Overdose
  • Who Earns What in Rock and Roll
  • Why Do People Buy Records?
  • Lou Reed, Cat Power, Roots to Play Memphis Fest
  • South Park Pays Homage to Heavy Metal
  • Billy Corgan on Radiohead: ‘Publicity is Better Than Music’
  • Yes—Yes—Announce Summer Tour
  • VIDEOS: Raconteursvideo_icon_orange.jpg
  • MGMTvideo_icon_orange.jpg
  • Be Your Own Petvideo_icon_orange.jpg
  • B-52svideo_icon_orange.jpg
  • Phosphorescentvideo_icon_orange.jpg
  • TOURDATES: Cat Power + Nick Cave
  • M.I.A.
  • Steely Dan
  • She & Him
  • Death Cab

    addicto | 03.26.08

    Richie Sambora

  • Wanted! Bon Jovi’s Sambora Arrested on DUI Suspicion
  • Riskay Provides R&B Radio with Clean Version of ‘Smell Yo Dick’
  • … ‘Smell That Chick’
  • Where Does Nas’ N*gger Rank in History of Controversial LPs?
  • John Mayer Posts Footage of Sox-A’s Tokyo Opener on YouTube
  • Vedder Warms Up for Solo Trek with Surprise Seattle Gigs
  • Paramore, Gym Class Heroes Lead Warped Lineup
  • L.A. Times Investigating Tupac Docs
  • McCartney Pays Tribute to ‘Fifth Beatle’ Neil Aspinall
  • ‘Mud—Not Jay-Z—to Blame for Fall in Glastonbury Ticket Sales’
  • Everclear to Perform at Seattle Benefit
  • Timberlake to Host ESPYs
  • 50 Cent Cashes in with Video Game
  • Idol: Chikezie Goes Down
  • Global Warming, Bad Weather Scuttle Fall Out Boy’s Quest for Antarctic Glory
  • Researchers Play Tune Recorded Before Edison
  • Franz Ferdinand Scrap ‘Pop’ Album, Producer
  • Rick Astley on ‘Rickrolling’
  • Clearchannel Deal May Not Go Through
  • Colour Revolt to Tour with Breeders
  • VIDEOS: Gutter Twinsvideo_icon_orange.jpg
  • Flight of the Conchordsvideo_icon_orange.jpg
  • TOURDATES: Journey, Heart + Cheap Trick
  • Crowded House
  • Marissa Nadler
  • Polvo

    addicto | 03.25.08


  • ?uestlove-Produced Al Green Album Due May 27
  • Smashing Pumpkins Sue Virgin Over Pepsi Promo
  • EMI Courting the Stones
  • Remy Ma Trial Update: Shooting Was No Accident, Argues Prosecution
  • Keith Sweat Works Up One on Record
  • Game’s Next Album Title: Los Angeles Times
  • New N.E.R.D Album Inspired by Discovery Channel Documentary
  • Estelle Tops U.K. Charts
  • ‘Fall Out Boy Under Siege in Chile’
  • Beck, the National Join Morrissey on U.K. Wireless Fest Lineup
  • Sony Developing Online Subscription Service
  • 50 Cent Working With DJ Drama On G-Unit’s First Gangsta Grillz Mixtape
  • Preview: Scarlett Johansson’s Tom Waits Cover Album
  • New Girl Talk Album Due Late Spring/Early Summer
  • Roots, Marley, Nevilles Set for Green Apple Fest
  • Flight of the Conchords Prep Debut
  • Diddy Coins New, Absurd Term
  • Kanye Expands ‘Glow in the Dark’ Trek
  • AP: College Town Record Stores Keep Shuttering
  • Green is the New Black for Environmental Rockers
  • Raconteurs: We Didn’t Want to Announce the Album at All
  • Laura Cantrell Covers New Order
  • VIDEOS: Norah Jonesvideo_icon_orange.jpg
  • Raconteursvideo_icon_orange.jpg
  • TOURDATES: Erykah Badu
  • Crystal Castles
  • Girl Talk
  • Liars
  • Elf Power

    addicto | 03.24.08


  • Beck, Wilco, Panic Set to Join Radiohead for Outside Lands Fest in S.F.
  • Cuban Legend Israel Lopez ‘Cachao’ Dies
    … 89
  • India.Arie Launches Label
  • Dept. of Justice Clears XM-Sirius Merger
  • HD Download Store Launches
  • Guster Frontman Consulting Bands, Labels on ‘Green’ Tours
  • Billy Bragg on the ‘Internet Royalty Scam’
  • Kimya Dawson Plans Children’s Album
  • Gossip Unveil New Bassist
  • Dead Kennedys Singer Quits Band
  • Ailing E Street Band Keyboardist Joins Band in Indianapolis
  • Counting Crows, Maroon 5 to Tour
  • Unauthorized Dre Bio to be Released This Week
  • Beatles’ Buddy Aspinall Dies at 66
  • T.I. Addresses Crowd of 30,000 at Easter Service
  • Aretha Franklin’s Christian Rapper Son Joins Her Onstage at Radio City
  • Three Be Your Own Pet Songs Deemed ‘Too Violent’ by Universal
  • Weiland to Glasgow Crowd: This is Velvet Revolver’s Last Tour
  • Hannah Montana to Play Lolla?
  • Yo! MTV Raps to Return … For a Month
  • Music Fans Prefer Wikipedia to MySpace
  • Los Campesinos! Cover Bikini Kill, Deerhoof on Single
  • Interscope Drops Simian Mobile Disco
  • Black Moth Super Rainbow Drop Scratch ‘n’ Sniff Vinyl
  • ‘Hip Hop Mayor’ Faces 15 Years for Perjury
  • VIDEOS: Gonzalezvideo_icon_orange.jpg
  • Exceptervideo_icon_orange.jpg
  • Portisheadvideo_icon_orange.jpg
  • Paramorevideo_icon_orange.jpg
  • TOURDATES: Robyn
  • Type O Negative + Hatebreed
  • Acid Mothers Temple
  • George Michael
  • Mudhoney
  • X
  • Ween
  • Cake

    addicto | 03.21.08

    Bob Marley

  • Rights Flap Jamming Weinstein Bob Marley Film
    … Rita is a Producer
  • Oops: iTunes Puts Raconteurs Album on Sale Too Early
  • Judge Grants T.I. Release from Jail for Easter
  • Michael Stipe: ‘My Bandmates are Straight’video_icon_orange.jpg
  • Record Co. Sues to Stop Rare Beatles Release
  • Washington Nationals Ask Fans to Pick Home Run Anthem for New Stadium
  • Settlement Reached in Beach Boys Name Dispute
  • Jay-Z Wants ‘Way Too Much’ for Carter Music Label
  • Of Montreal, MGMT Members Form New Band
  • Twisted Sister Guitarist Records ‘I Want Barack’ Obama Tribute
  • Kanye Joins Lil Wayne on New Album
  • Zooey Deschanel Playing Surprise Brooklyn Show
  • Genghis Tron Cancels Shows Due to Van Accident
  • UB40 Lose Another Band Member
  • Queen Ready First Album Without Freddie Mercury
  • Social Distortion Frontman Plans Solo Trek
  • Photo Dealer Takes Former CBGB Gallery Space
  • Lead Found in Some Hannah Montana Items
  • Belle and Sebastian Playing Motley Cruefest?
  • VIDEOS: Counting Crowsvideo_icon_orange.jpg
  • Jamie Lidellvideo_icon_orange.jpg
  • Atmospherevideo_icon_orange.jpg
  • Black Kidsvideo_icon_orange.jpg
  • Borisvideo_icon_orange.jpg
  • TOURDATES: Raconteurs
  • Yes
  • Pearl Jam
  • Lou Reed
  • Death Cab
  • Obituary + Dying Fetus