1. Depeche Mode Co-Founders Reunite for Instrumental Techno Project

    June 11, 2011 9:14 AM EDT D epeche Mode co-founders Martin Gore and Vince Clarke have reunited for a side project that's also benefited the group's new "Remixes 2: 81-11" collection. Gore tells Billboard.com he was able to tap Clarke -- who left Depeche Mode in 1981 and subsequently formed Yazoo…

  2. Billboard Bits: Lady Gaga, The Cure, Depeche Mode, Greg Dulli and More

    February 18, 2010 7:05 PM EST Billboard Bits serves up the best bite-sized nuggets of music news and gossip every afternoon. Lady Gaga wants to put jimmy hats on her fans' little monsters as she joins with fashion designer Jeremy Scott to promote his Proper Attire line of prophylactics. "It's not…

  3. June 1, 2009

    June 01, 2009 12:00 AM EDT – Tony Thompson of Hi-Five dies from a Freon overdose in Waco, Texas, at the age of 31. 2006 – Spanish singer Rocio Jurado dies of pancreatic cancer at her Madrid home. She is 61. 2001 – Rapper Jamal “Shyne” Barrow is sentenced in a Manhattan court to 10 years in prison for his part in a…

  4. Short-Staffed at the Gene Pool

    May 19, 2001 12:00 AM EDT With Short-Staffed at the Gene Pool, the long-awaited follow-up to 1995's fine debut Salt Peter, former Silverfish front woman Lesley Rankine revives her Ruby persona. With Short-Staffed at the Gene Pool, the long-awaited follow-up to 1995's fine debut Salt Peter, former Silverfish…