Moby Goes Punk?, Kid Rock Digital, Pink Better Than Oasis, T.I. To Beat Metallica, Janet Skips More Shows, Allmans Honored, Punk Band Game and more

(antiMusic) Popular electronica artist Moby has formed a new punk rock band with some kids he found on Craigslist. He has put together a new video documenting the evolution of this particular band who eventually kicked him out. watch it here

Kid Rock has ended his long holdout from making music available to digital music services by granting Rhapsody a four-month exclusive on his catalog. more We heard all 4 users of the service were very excited!

Janet Jackson has postponed three more shows because of an undisclosed illness. Her publicist said in an e-mail late Saturday that Jackson was postponing a Saturday show in Greensboro, N.C., one on Sunday in Atlanta and a third on Tuesday in Fort Lauderdale, Fla. more

Pink has beaten Oasis in the battle to be Number One in the UK singles chart. The singer also knocked Kings Of Leon off the top spot with her new single 'So What' more

T.I.'s "Paper Trail" (Grand Hustle/Atlantic) is on course to debut at No. 1 on The Billboard 200 next week. The rapper's sixth studio set leads Nielsen SoundScan's Building chart, released today (Oct. 3). more

Natalie Cole has been release from hospital in New York, after being admitted to the facility on September 12. The singer, who revealed in July that she suffers from Hepatitis C, is now back at home in Los Angeles more

The Allman Brothers Band will receive the prestigious Legend Of Live award at the 2008 Billboard Touring Awards, set for Nov. 20 at the Roosevelt Hotel in New York. more If you ever get really bored and have absolutely nothing to do. Do a little research to find out just how many various music awards there are out there.

Against Me! and The Offspring are scheduled to be added to popular video game, Rock Band next week. Against Me! is contributing their single, "Stop!" while the Offspring will be adding "Gone Away," "Pretty Fly for a White Guy" and "Self Esteem." Who else is being added?

Digidesign has previewed Pro Tools 8 at the AES convention in San Francisco. As expected, this brings with it a redesigned user interface, more free effects and virtual instruments, fully integrated MIDI and score editors and enhanced editing features. all the details

Kreator has announced that they will be hitting North American shores in April next year and are bringing a host of big names with them. Joining them on the tour will be thrash metal legends Exodus as well as Belphegor, Warbringer and Epicurean. dates

Novembers Doom, have issued the following statement regarding dropping off the January tour with Rotting Christ and Epicurean: "A serious medical issue arose with a member of the band, making us unable to tour during that time." more

Kiss of death for live show. A Kuwaiti official says authorities abruptly ended a music concert by an Egyptian singer in this conservative Muslim country when a young female fan jumped on stage, hugged the male singer and gave him a kiss. more

The Hold Steady have rescheduled their UK tour. As previously reported, the band were due to kick off a series of dates on September 29 at Oxford Academy but had to cancel after guitarist Tad Kubler was diagnosed with pancreatitis.
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