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Metallica's Kirk Hammett Is a Dad

October 20th, 2006 12:33pm EDT
Kirk Hammett
Metallica guitarist Kirk Hammett celebrated becoming a first-time dad earlier this month when his wife gave birth to a baby boy. The rocker's wife-of-eight-years Lani and their son Angel Ray Keala Hammett are both in good health. Metallica are currently working on a new album with acclaimed producer Rick Rubin.

(This news article provided by World Entertainment News Network)

Justin Timberlake Kicks Of 2007 FutureSex/LoveShow World Tour Jan. 8

October 17th, 2006 4:44pm EDT
Justin Timberlake
Jive recording artist Justin Timberlake’s upcoming 2007 FutureSex/LoveShow, is scheduled to kick off in San Diego, CA on January 8, 2007. The 34 date North American leg of the worldwide tour will be promoted by AEG Live and will include special guest Pink.

Following up on his sold out and critically well received SexyBack Live Listening Sessions where he introduced the #1 album FutureSex/LoveSounds; Justin Timberlake is gearing up to return to arenas in North America and around the world. Justin Timberlake accompanied by a 14 piece band and back up dancers will perform in the round...

Shakira Dominates Latin Grammy Award Nominations

September 26th, 2006 1:02pm EDT
The 7th Annual Latin Grammy Awards nominations were announced today, and Colombian singer/songwriter Shakira led the nominations with five. Shakira's five nominations include: Record Of The Year, Song Of The Year and Best Short Form Music Video for "La Tortura," and Album Of The Year and Best Female Pop Vocal Album for Fijación Oral Vol. 1.

Ricardo Arjona, Gustavo Cerati and Julieta Venegas garner four apiece; Calle 13, Chayanne, Gustavo Celis, Fonseca, Cachorro López, and Joan Sebastian are among those who earned three nods each.

Cabas, Café Tacuba, Diego El Cigala, Alejandra Gu...

Justin Timberlake's "SexyBack" Hits Digital Download Sites August 22; Check It Out Here

August 9th, 2006 12:56pm EDT
Justin Timberlake
Jive Recording artist Justin Timberlake will release FutureSex/LoveSounds, the follow-up to his 7 million worldwide debut release Justified, on September 12.

The album's first single, "SexyBack," is burning up radio. The song is the #1 most requested song at both Z100 in New York and KISS in Los Angeles 4 weeks in a row and has gotten top 10 radio airplay across the country. In addition, the video for "SexyBack" has been #1 at TRL for several weeks. "SexyBack" was co-written and co-produced by Justin Timberlake, Timbaland and Nate Hills.

Justin kicked off an international promoti...

Weezer Frontman Ties The Knot

June 23rd, 2006 10:04am EDT
Weezer lead singer Rivers Cuomo married his long-time girlfriend Kyoko Ito in a small ceremony last weekend in California. The ceremony was attended by Cuomo's current bandmates and former bassist Matt Sharp and guitarist Jason Cropper, along with producer Rick Rubin.

The wedding was held at a secluded beachfront cliff property at Paradise Cove in Malibu, California, and was attended by 100 friends and family members. A string quartet provided the music and according to the band's website the menu consisted of "delicious vegan fare."

This was the second big event in recent weeks...

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