1. The Cult Gets Back To Basics On 'Born Into This'

    September 17, 2007 12:00 AM EDT If the Cult's 2001 reunion album, "Beyond Good and Evil," was a heavily produced, muscular rock affair, the band took the opposite approach on the forthcoming "Born Into This," due Oct. 2 via New Wild If the Cult's 2001 reunion album, "Beyond Good and Evil,…

  2. Ex-Tonic Frontman Gets Personal On Solo Debut

    July 17, 2007 12:00 AM EDT When singer/songwriter Emerson Hart was 10 years old, his father (a diagnosed schizophrenic) was murdered near Washington, Pa., and his body was never found. The case, though cold, has never been clos When singer/songwriter Emerson Hart was 10 years old, his father (a diagnosed schizophrenic)…

  3. Furtado, Billy Talent Win Big At Junos

    April 02, 2007 12:00 AM EDT With five major wins, Nelly Furtado swept Canada's Juno Awards over the weekend. A total of 39 Juno trophies were handed out over two nights, Saturday (March 31) and Sunday (April 1) in Saskatoon, Sas With five major wins, Nelly Furtado swept Canada's Juno Awards over the weekend. A…

  4. Gordon Ready To Confess 'Bleeding Heart'

    June 28, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Former Veruca Salt principal Nina Gordon is gearing up to release her sophomore solo effort, which has been nearly six years in the making. Former Veruca Salt principal Nina Gordon is gearing up to release her sophomore solo effort, which has been nearly six years in the making. After…

  5. Our Lady Peace Survives 'Paranoid Times'

    June 17, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Canadian modern rock outfit Our Lady Peace has set an Aug. 30 release date for its sixth Columbia studio album, "Healthy in Paranoid Times." Canadian modern rock outfit Our Lady Peace has set an Aug. 30 release date for its sixth Columbia studio album, "Healthy in Paranoid…

  6. Still Not Getting Any . . .

    November 06, 2004 12:00 AM EST Canada's Simple Plan has upped the ante with its sophomore album. Its first set, "No Pads, No Helmets . . . Canada's Simple Plan has upped the ante with its sophomore album. Its first set, "No Pads, No Helmets . . . Just Balls," was a slice of mall pop/ punk; it…

  7. Simple Plan Has ... A Simple Plan

    October 29, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Excerpted from the magazine for Billboard.com. It used to be that rock bands lived for the present and didn't worry about the future. Not so for Simple Plan. The Montreal-based act made its U.S. debut just two years ago. But with the Oct. 26 release of its sophomore set for Lava Records,…

  8. Metallica Film Filled With 'Monster' Revelations

    December 13, 2003 12:00 AM EST Internal fighting, therapy sessions and tumultuous making of the band's latest album are headed to the big screen in the documentary "Metallica: Some Kind of Monster." An unflinching, warts-and-all lo Internal fighting, therapy sessions and tumultuous making of the band's…

  9. Hot Product

    June 09, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Metallica 'Anger' Management Veteran metal act Metallica moved the release of its new Elektra album, "St. Anger," up to last Thursday from its scheduled June 10 arrival. According to the label, the move was made "to ensure that counterfeit copies of the band's…

  10. Metallica Signs Up Bassist Rob Trujillo

    February 25, 2003 12:00 AM EST Metallica has named former Suicidal Tendencies/Ozzy Osbourne band member Rob Trujillo as its new bassist. Trujillo replaces Jason Newsted, who departed in early 2001, and will appear on the quartet's Metallica has named former Suicidal Tendencies/Ozzy Osbourne band member Rob Trujillo as…

  11. 2003 Juno Awards Nominees

    February 12, 2003 12:00 AM EST JUNO AWARDS NOMINEES Below are the nominees for Canada's 2003 Juno Awards, to be handed out April 6 at the Corel Centre in the country's capitol region, Ottowa-Gatineau. SINGLE OF THE YEAR "Bulletproof," Blue Rodeo (WEA/Warner) "A New Day Has Come," Celine…

  12. Metallica To Hit European Festival Circuit

    January 30, 2003 12:00 AM EST Metallica will hit the road in Europe in the late spring and summer. The veteran California-based band has six stops lined up in June, beginning with an appearance at the Rock Im Park festival June 6 Metallica will hit the road in Europe in the late spring and summer. The veteran California…

  13. Metallica Trudging Ahead With New Album

    October 31, 2002 12:00 AM EST Drummer Lars Ulrich took to the chatroom on Metallica's official Web site earlier this week to update fans on the status of the group's next studio album. "For the first time ever," Ulrich said Metall Drummer Lars Ulrich took to the chatroom on Metallica's official…

  14. Tonic Screws Its 'Head On Straight'

    September 11, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Excerpted from the magazine for Billboard.com. While elixirs often mellow with time, guitar-driven melody maker Tonic cranks it up on its third set, "Head on Straight," due Sept. 24 from Universal Records. Nowhere does the trio's current musical statement resound more strongly…

  15. Metallica's Hammett, Green Day's Armstrong Wipe Out

    September 05, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Metallica guitarist Kirk Hammett was injured last week when he was stabbed by his surfboard while being tossed by a wave, according to a special report from the artist on the band's official Web site. Metallica guitarist Kirk Hammett was injured last week when he was stabbed by his…

  16. Metallica Invites Fans Into The Studio

    July 11, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Metallica has teamed with the T.J. Martell Foundation to offer fans a day in the studio with the metal icons. Metallica has teamed with the T.J. Martell Foundation to offer fans a day in the studio with the metal icons. The prize is up for bid via online auction site eBay , with proceeds to…

  17. Tonic Wraps New Album

    June 12, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Los Angeles-based rock trio Tonic has completed recording its third album with famed producer Bob Rock (Metallica, Bon Jovi) at his Maui, Hawaii studio. Los Angeles-based rock trio Tonic has completed recording its third album with famed producer Bob Rock (Metallica, Bon Jovi) at his Maui,…

  18. Metallica Members Go For A Spin

    June 05, 2002 12:00 AM EDT During a break from recording its next Elektra studio album, Metallica members James Hetfield, Lars Ulrich, and Kirk Hammett last night (June 4) teamed up with longtime producer Bob Rock to play an un During a break from recording its next Elektra studio album, Metallica members James…

  19. Metallica's Hetfield Out Of Rehab

    December 05, 2001 12:00 AM EST James Hetfield, lead singer and guitarist of hard rock act Metallica, has been released from the rehab facility he checked himself into last June, according to a post on the band's official Web site. James Hetfield, lead singer and guitarist of hard rock act Metallica, has been released…

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