1. Counting Crows' Adam Duritz Recounts His Missed Chance to Party with Prince, Talks Tour with Rob Thomas

    June 10, 2016 3:47 AM EDT For Adam Duritz , Prince was one that got away. Maybe.  A big fan from the time he heard "Dirty Mind" as a teenager, the Counting Crows frontman might have had his chance to meet Prince when the band stopped in Minneapolis during a tour stop in Minneapolis after Counting Crows'…

  2. Counting Crows Lament Lost Album Tapes: 'It's Disgusting'

    October 23, 2012 10:50 AM EDT Counting Crows ' seven-times platinum debut "August and Everything After" turns 20 next year, but Adam Duritz aren't planning much of a party. Instead, he tells Billboard, the group would rather celebrate "Satellites" -- as in Counting Crows' sophomore…

  3. Field Report Making Bon Iver-Aided Debut in September

    June 13, 2012 9:20 PM EDT Field Report will showcase its findings with its self-titled debut on Sept. 11. The new project's the latest from musician Chris Porterfield, who formerly played in DeYarmond Edison with Bon Iver 's Justin Vernon and members of Megafaun. When it came time to record "Field…

  4. Billboard's Friday SXSW Show Ruled By Indie Rock

    March 19, 2011 4:30 PM EDT SXSW 2011 hit fever pitch on Friday (Mar. 19), with hundreds of bands packing every available club, bar, restaurant, rooftop and street corner in downtown Austin. But if you were a fan of indie rock, there was no better place to be than Billboard's sold-out event at Buffalo Billiards.…

  5. Counting Crows Video Q&A

    September 15, 2009 6:30 PM EDT The Counting Crows want everyone to know that critics who have dubbed the band "uncool" are just plain wrong -- and they have the hip-hop collaborations and impact on younger artists to prove it. "We got to be uncool because someone said we were," frontman Adam Duritz…

  6. Counting Crows Taking 'Circus' On Tour

    June 23, 2009 8:36 AM EDT Bob Dylan's Rolling Thunder Revue and Joe Cocker's Mad Dogs and Englishmen tours provided the models for the Saturday Night Rebel Rockers Traveling Circus and Medicine Show that Counting Crows will stage this summer with Michael Franti & Spearhead and Augustana. "I wanted…

  7. Counting Crows Go Indie But Stay Busy

    March 23, 2009 5:42 PM EDT Counting Crows mainman Adam Duritz isn't slowing down even after 18 years in the music business. Last week, Duritz announced that the Crows' longstanding relationship with Geffen Records had come to an end. In a personal post on the band's website, Duritz thanked the label and…

  8. This Day in Music

    December 02, 2008 12:00 AM EST - Mariska Veres, singer for the Dutch group Shocking Blue, dies in The Hague, Netherlands at the age of 59. 2006 - Mariska Veres, singer for the Dutch group Shocking Blue, dies in The Hague, Netherlands at the age of 59. 2004 - Dance artist Nadine Shamir, who recorded as Nadine Renee,…

  9. Gemma Hayes

    July 15, 2008 12:00 AM EDT "This is a song that I co-wrote with Gemma Hayes, who is shamefully unsigned," Counting Crows frontman Adam Duritz said before launching into the band's new track "Washington Square Park" in front of "This is a song that I co-wrote with Gemma Hayes, who is…

  10. Counting Crows Touch Down At NYC Apple Store

    March 28, 2008 12:00 AM EDT More than 400 fans showed up at the Apple store in New York's Soho neighborhood last night (March 27) for the chance watch Counting Crows play an intimate set. More than 400 fans showed up at the Apple store in New York's Soho neighborhood last night (March 27) for the chance watch…

  11. As The Crows Fly

    March 23, 2008 12:00 AM EDT After flying high for a decade, Counting Crows reached a crossroads in late 2006, when singer Adam Duritz found himself in a downward spiral of rock star excess and overwhelming depression. After flying high for a decade, Counting Crows reached a crossroads in late 2006, when singer Adam…

  12. Couting Crows / Feb. 11, 2008 / New York (Bowery Ballroom)

    February 06, 2008 12:00 AM EST Sometimes, there is nothing more disheartening than seeing a band move up from the clubs to the arenas, only to get swallowed up in the sheer enormity of it all. Luckily, the reverse of that situation Sometimes, there is nothing more disheartening than seeing a band move up from the clubs to…

  13. Graham Colton

    January 13, 2008 12:00 AM EST The same week the Democratic presidential hopeful Hillary Clinton was telling the world she'd discovered how to express the "real her," singer-songwriter Graham Colton was telling Billboard.com the sa The same week the Democratic presidential hopeful Hillary Clinton was telling…

  14. This Day in Music

    December 02, 2007 12:00 AM EST - Mariska Veres, singer for the Dutch group Shocking Blue, dies in The Hague, Netherlands at the age of 59. 2006 - Mariska Veres, singer for the Dutch group Shocking Blue, dies in The Hague, Netherlands at the age of 59. 2004 - Dance artist Nadine Shamir, who recorded as Nadine Renee,…

  15. Counting Crows Push New Album To January

    October 09, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Originally expected Nov. 6, Counting Crows' new album, "Saturday Nights & Sunday Mornings," has been pushed back to January. "Between all the touring and the traveling and the mixing and mastering Originally expected Nov. 6, Counting Crows' new album, "…

  16. Counting Crows Blend Loud With Soft On New CD

    August 15, 2007 12:00 AM EDT After cleaning himself up both physically and mentally, Adam Duritz tells Billboard.com he challenged his bandmates earlier this year when the Counting Crows began recording a new album, "Saturday Nig After cleaning himself up both physically and mentally, Adam Duritz tells Billboard.com…

  17. Counting Crows Touring With Live, Collective Soul

    May 18, 2007 12:00 AM EDT In a bill straight out of 1995, Counting Crows will tour minor-league baseball stadiums this summer with support from Live and Collective Soul. Third Eye Blind will also join the lineup for a handful In a bill straight out of 1995, Counting Crows will tour minor-league baseball stadiums this…

  18. Counting Crows Moving Along With New CD

    February 13, 2007 12:00 AM EST Counting Crows are in a New York studio with producer Gil Norton recording their first album since 2002's "Hard Candy." The as-yet-untitled effort is expected before the end of the year. Counting Crows are in a New York studio with producer Gil Norton recording their first…

  19. This Day in Music

    December 02, 2006 12:00 AM EST <b>2000 - </b>Faith Hill and Tim McGraw perform in a benefit concert for the USS Cole Fund. Country's super couple add the date at The Hampton Coliseum in Hampton, Va., to help the families of the 17 2004 - Dance artist Nadine Shamir, who recorded as Nadine Renee, dies at…

  20. Mandy Moore Signs With The Firm's New Label

    July 07, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Singer/actress Mandy Moore and rock act Army Of Anyone are the first signings to a record label being launched by powerhouse Los Angeles-based management company The Firm. The label's releases will be Singer/actress Mandy Moore and rock act Army Of Anyone are the first signings to a…

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