Minty Fresh Nostalgia

The big question now, is what will the Stereophonics do for an encore?

Sleater-Kinney, Jon Spencer, Yo La Tengo Celebrate Label's Birthday

Three-day bash for Matador Records also features Solex, Arsonists, Cat Power, Cornelius.

Sometimes An EP Is Just An EP

The Fall's Mark E. Smith puts in a cameo.

Chili Peppers, Offspring, Blur Play Peaceful Reading/Leeds Festival

Expanded version of UK rock fest also features Charlatans, Chemical Brothers, Catatonia.

Elastica Return After Three-Year Absence With New Lineup, EP

British rockers, minus founding guitarist Donna Matthews, to release new album early next year.

Sneaker Pimps' Voice Changes On Second Album

British trip-hop-rock band prepares to release record a year after lead singer's departure.

Bryan Adams Breaks Out Hits For Homecoming Gig

Canadian pop-rocker, now living in London, delights crowd with 'Heaven,' '18 til I Die,' other soft-rock hits.

Chili Peppers, Happy Mondays, Leftfield On Tap For UK Festival Season

Also coming to Britain this summer are two events inspired by solar eclipse.

Britney Soars Over Oft-Vapid Songs

No mere bubblegummer, Britney Spears will win you over when she cajoles ... Baby One More Time.

Queen's Roger Taylor, Brian May In Royal Reunion

Queen drummer brings his former bandmate onstage during concert in support of solo album.

Final Album From Kings Of Pop

The band has announced that songwriter/ guitarist Martin Carr plans to pursue a solo career.

Gettin' Jiggy Wit It

Picture the Spice Girls meet the River Dancers.

Happy Mondays To Reunite

Influential dance-rockers to end six-year layoff with several gigs, including one in Manchester, England, their hometown.

'98's Best: New Wave Of Emotion

Unlikely Great Britain spawning melodramatic-pop musicians Pulp, Rialto, Robbie Williams.

'98's Best: They Ain't Heavy, They're Hanson

The brotherly trio brings teenybop appeal overseas to London and finds that they're more than welcome.

Dancing In Space

On Mr. C's club mix of "U Nations," the Shamen have sampled a lawnmower.

Sunday Morning: New Wave Of Emotion

Unlikely Great Britain spawning melodramatic-pop musicians Pulp, Rialto, Robbie Williams.

Placebo Give The Grebos What They Want

U.K. trio introduces British audience to songs off sophomore LP, Without You I'm Nothing.

Long Live The Drama Queens!

Absurdity rears its head on nearly every track,but the best/worst culprit by far is the cacophony of "Sweden."

Rock Under The Big Top At U.K.'s BBC Radio 1 Live

Show featuring Manic Street Preachers and Republica is being billed as the largest tented concert in Europe.

Beastie Boys, Prodigy To Rock U.K. Reading Festival

Annual event touts musical acts of every genre, including Garbage, the Deftones and Afghan Whigs.

British DJ Star De Vit Remembered As Major Talent

Award-winner spun discs at top U.K. clubs, including London's Ministry of Sound and Liverpool, England's Cream.

They Ain't Heavy, They're Hanson

The brotherly trio brings teenybop appeal overseas to London and finds that they're more than welcome.

Blur, Bob Dylan To Rock U.K.'s Glastonbury Festival

A third stage, the New Tent, debuts with performances by Cornershop and Jesus and Mary Chain.