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Sweet & Lynch, "Only to Rise" (Frontiers) Is this heaven-sent hair metal, or did they just get lucky? Either way, Sweet & Lynch have hit it out of the park on the debut album by some of the '80s leading purveyors of melodic metal. Fronted by Stryper singer Michael Sweet...
ATLANTA (AP) — The man Whitney Houston's daughter calls her husband says he is looking for permission from Bobbi Kristina Brown's family to visit her in the hospital. Nick Gordon said in a statement through his lawyers Randy Kessler and Joe Habacy on Wednesday night that he...
Jose Gonzalez, "Vestiges & Claws" (Mute) The latest album from Swedish-Argentine Jose Gonzalez was partly produced by himself in his kitchen and the intimacy is felt throughout "Vestiges & Claws." Across 10 arresting tracks, Gonzalez plays his acoustic guitar with a...
NEW YORK (AP) — Huddie "Lead Belly" Ledbetter never had a hit record before he died of Lou Gehrig's disease in 1949. But the folk-singing legend, who is being celebrated as part of Black History Month with a TV documentary and 5-CD box set, left behind a treasure trove of...
LONDON (AP) — Britpop icons Blur are back, with a big summer show and their first album in more than a decade. The band members announced Thursday that they will headline a British Summer Time concert in Hyde Park on June 20. Blur last reunited for the 2012 Olympics closing...
LONDON (AP) — Iron Maiden says singer Bruce Dickinson has been treated for cancer of the tongue, but hopes to be back to full fitness soon. A statement posted Thursday on the band's official website says a cancerous tumor was discovered during a check-up in December, and...
LANTANA, Fla. (AP) — Vanilla Ice has been charged with breaking into and stealing from an abandoned home that is in foreclosure in Florida. Police in the Palm Beach County town of Lantana say the recording artist and home-improvement-show host had been renovating a home next to...
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Singer Nicki Minaj says two members of her tour have been stabbed in Philadelphia, one of them fatally. Minaj wrote Wednesday on Twitter that the two had flown into Philadelphia for rehearsals two days ago. Philadelphia police say two men, ages 29 and 26,...
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Singer Nicki Minaj says two members of her tour have been stabbed in Philadelphia, one of them fatally. Minaj wrote Wednesday on Twitter that the two had flown into Philadelphia for rehearsals two days ago. Philadelphia police say two men, ages 29 and 26,...