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Celebrity Birthdays, January 28

January 28th, 2007 3:00am EST
Sarah McLachlan
Happy Birthday to "Lord of the Rings" hobbit Elijah Wood (1981), Backstreet Boy Nick Carter (1980), *NSync elder Joey Fatone (1977), Minnesota Viking Daunte Culpepper (1977), "Cold Case" actress Kathryn Morris (1969), Eric B.'s partner Rakim (1968), Cypress Hill's DJ Muggs (1968), Canadian singer/songwriter Sarah McLachlan (1968), model/actress Barbi Benton (1950), English musician Robert Wyatt (1945), MASH actor Alan Alda (1936), and modern artist Jackson Pollock (1912; d. 1956).
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27 Classic Prog Rock Anthems on 2CDs Features Yes, Genesis, Rush & more…

May 28th, 2006 3:00pm EDT
Rush
Progressive rock ("prog") is an ambitious, eclectic, and often grandiose style of rock music which arose in the late 1960s principally in England, reaching the peak of its popularity in the early 1970s, but continuing as a musical form to this day. Progressive rock was largely a European movement, and drew most of its influences from classical music and jazz fusion, in contrast to American rock, which was influenced by rhythm & blues and country, although there are notable exceptions in the New World such as Kansas and Rush — considered by many to be the finest examples of the form. Over th...
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Celebrity Birthdays, January 28

January 28th, 2006 3:00am EST
Sarah McLachlan
Happy Birthday to "Lord of the Rings" hobbit Elijah Wood (1981), Backstreet Boy Nick Carter (1980), *NSync elder Joey Fatone (1977), Minnesota Viking Daunte Culpepper (1977), "Cold Case" actress Kathryn Morris (1969), Eric B.'s partner Rakim (1968), Cypress Hill's DJ Muggs (1968), Canadian singer/songwriter Sarah McLachlan (1968), model/actress Barbi Benton (1950), English musician Robert Wyatt (1945), MASH actor Alan Alda (1936), and modern artist Jackson Pollock (1912; d. 1956).
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Pink Floyd's David Gilmour 'On An Island'

January 20th, 2006 10:05am EST
David Gilmour in Pink Floyd
On An Island -- the third David Gilmour album and the artist's first studio recordings since Pink Floyd's 1994 multi-platinum The Division Bell -- will be in stateside stores Tuesday, March 7.

From the first moments of the sound collage that begins On An Island, you know it's a special experience that not only bears comparison with the best of Pink Floyd, but also confirms their lead guitarist and singer as an outstanding solo artist. Here he reveals a personal vision and a breadth of styles -- folk, jazz, orchestral and rock -- brought together as a unified piece through his lyrical g...
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David Gilmour 2006 North American Tour Dates

December 20th, 2005 2:16pm EST
David Gilmour
Following the rapid sell out of his UK and European dates, announced on December 6, David Gilmour, best known as the singer and guitarist of the legendary Pink Floyd, has added 10 U.S. and Canadian dates in April 2006.

Taking its title from Gilmour's new solo studio album, coming out stateside on March 7, the On An Island tour opens with two shows at New York's Radio City Music Hall on April 4-5, 2006.

"I'm very much looking forward to this tour and making music with the great musicians in the band," said David Gilmour. "I've had a fantastic time making On An Island and really wa...
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