News …

Judge doesn’t revoke R. Kelly’s bond, clears the way tonight’s show – The Chicago Tribune

co-founder dies – Associated Press

Marilyn Manson countersues former bandmate – Associated Press

Fatal automobile accident involving musicians results in Australian music industry asking promoters to book less grueling touring schedules – The Age

Seems everyone has a Shane MacGowan story – The Guardian UK

From fronting Letters To Cleo to backing – Kay Hanley’s new job description – The Boston Globe

Views …

Van The Man in the Twin Cities – Minneapolis – St. Paul Star Tribune

Anita Baker captivates – Broward Times

in Cincinnati – “Disney and all it stands for” – The Cincinnati Post

Kenny Barron heats up the Jazz Kitchen – Los Angeles Times / Calendar Live (registration may be required)

Dillinger Escape Plan’s “blurring of heavy metal and hardcore” – The Boston Globe

Springsteen at the O2 – The Times Online

They Say It’s Their Birthday … (Or so says Associated Press)

Carla Thomas is 65

Albert Lee is 64

Betty Wright is 54

Lee Roy Parnell is 51

Christy Forester (The Forester Sisters) is 45

Brad Warren (The Warren Brothers) is 39

Brett Scallions (Fuel) is 36

Lukas Rossi (Rock Star Supernova) is 31