James Brown Says Things Have Never Been Worse

Godfather of Soul soldiers on though, rips through classics at Seattle show.

Jon Spencer, Yeah Yeah Yeahs, Liars Turn Seattle Into Big Apple West

The former capital of grunge hosted New York's hipster vanguard Tuesday night.

The Hives And The Mooney Suzuki Rally New Garage Order

Tour kicks off in Seattle with a sense of urgency, talk of takeovers.

Hoobastank Glad-Hand, 311 Toast And Rooster Strut At Emerald City Opener

Bands kicked off spring tour Monday in Seattle.

Pearl Jam, R.E.M., Morissette Turn Music Into Ploughshares At Groundwork Concert

Artists gather in Seattle to raise money for United Nations' Food and Agriculture Organization, which fights world hunger.

Bratmobile, Le Tigre, Indigo Girl Do It Themselves At Ladyfest(s)

Funk pioneers ESG, Indigo Girl Amy Ray among performers at Chicago edition of feminist indie fest.

3 Doors Down/Lifehouse/Tantric Live: Ya Gotta Believe

Bands play radio hits to Seattle crowd.

The Shins Kick It Old-School With Kinks-y Pop

Albuquerque pop group seeks sincerity on new Oh, Inverted World.

Tongues Against Chins And Kilt Jokes At Dido/Travis Tour Debut

Dido performs three unreleased songs; Travis play the invisible band.

AC/DC's Angus Young Spotted In Miniskirt

Band gets covered by all-female Hell's Belles, bluegrass group Hayseed Dixie.

Gothic Singer-Songwriter Jim White Takes On Some Morcheeba Beats

Wants to move beyond lonely vagabond life.

Springsteen, Public Enemy, Le Tigre Fire Back At Diallo Shooting

'American Skin (41 Shots)' latest musical response to 1999 Diallo shooting.

This Year, It's Ladyfest Times Four

Event spawns spin-offs in other cities after Olympia, Washington, inception; Le Tigre, Amy Ray, Butchies take on Chicago fest.

Nonprofit Keeps Seattle's All-Ages Scene Alive

Vera Project receives city funding, works around nightclub restrictions.

Rollins On The Road With Spoken-Word Act

Singer/poet/actor supporting latest album, A Rollins in the Wry.

Jeff Tweedy Describes Wilco's Evolution

Artist previews the group's forthcoming album.

The Rosenbergs Also Make Music, Not Just Headlines

New album, Mission: You, hits stores Tuesday.

New Pornographers Searching For Salvation On Mass Romantic

Mostly Canadian pop group launches 10-date tour Friday in Detroit, continuing in Midwest, East Coast, Canada through February 25.

Coldplay Warm Up On U.S. Tour Opener

Brit rockers spin through Parachutes, play two new songs at Seattle show on Friday.

Action Time Taking Action Against Tuneless Music

London rockers say today's pop music has no soul.

Tiny Label Keeps Flame Of Punk Pioneers Burning

Hyped to Death founder devotedly assembles CD-R compilations from old 7-inch singles.

Review: Need, Two Ton Boa Mix Punk, Performance Art

Unorthodox instrumentation, lyrics fuel bands' Seattle sets.

The Story Behind R.L. Burnside's Sad 'Story'

Mississippi bluesman didn't intend to tell tale on new Wish I Was in Heaven Sitting Down.

Box Set Shows Many Sides Of Dion

King of the New York Streets features doo-wop, folk, blues, gospel, rock.