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Kenny Chesney takes "Hemingway's Whiskey" to No. 1

Kenny Chesney scores his sixth No. 1 album this week with "Hemingway's Whiskey" selling 183,000 copies in the week ending Oct. 3, according to data compiled by Nielsen SoundScan. Kenny Chesney scores his sixth No. 1 album this week with "Hemingway's Whiskey" selling 183,000 copies in the week ending Oct. 3, according to data compiled by Nielsen SoundScan.

Featured Photos: West Indian Girl, Treasure Island Festival, San Francisco, CA - Sept. 15, 2007

Los Angeles neo-psychedelic rockers West Indian Girl--featuring Robert James, Francis Ten, Mark Lewis, Amy White and Mariqueen "Q" Maandig--seem to have their collective act together as they gain an ever increasing fan base.

Featured Photos: Saul Williams, "Be The Riott Festival" in SF, CA - Nov. 11, 2006

In 1995, hip-hop/spoken word artist Saul Williams started delivering his insights and political views in his hometown of New York City. The following year, he won the title of Nuyorican Poets Cafe's Grand Slam Champion, and the event was captured in the award winning documentary film "Slam," featuring Williams.

Springsteen, Reznor make election-eve pleas

Rock-and-roll heavyweights Bruce Springsteen and Trent Reznor have each urged their fans to hit the election booths tomorrow (11/4).

Nine Inch Nails dish out new album

Recently freed from the constraints of a record-label contract, Nine Inch Nails mastermind Trent Reznor has self-released a sprawling new instrumental album.

Trent Reznor, Saul Williams release download stats

Nine Inch Nails frontman Trent Reznor and hip-hop artist Saul Williams--who recently released Williams' latest album as a digital download--have a message for their fellow musicians: fans are far more likely to download music for free than to pay for it.