1. Vice Presidential Debate 2012: Musicians React on Twitter

    October 12, 2012 10:45 AM EDT Joe Biden and Paul Ryan squared off at the lone Vice Presidential debate on Thursday night, trading zingers, chuckles and interruptions during the feisty exchange. Compared to last week's presidential debate, there was far less Twitter chatter about Biden vs. Ryan from music stars of all…

  2. Presidential Debate 2012: Musicians React on Twitter

    October 04, 2012 12:00 PM EDT During the 2012 Presidential Debate Wednesday night (Oct. 4), hundreds of celebrities tuned in and turned on their computers -- ready to share their thoughts with millions of social media followers. Many of the normally-outspoken Republican musicians (Gene Simmons, Kid Rock and Blake Shelton,…

  3. 3 Doors Down Debut 'One Light' to Fired Up Republicans

    August 29, 2012 12:15 PM EDT Rock band 3 Doors Down played the outro to the Republican National Convention on Tuesday night, debuting their new song "One Light" moments after a boastful keynote address by New Jersey's governor, Chris Christie. When the dust had settled on Christie's speech, in which…

  4. 3 Doors Down Pen New Songs for Greatest Hits Album

    June 19, 2012 4:15 PM EDT Chris Henderson Talks New Guitarist, New Songs: "We're still writing songs better than ever, playing better than ever" 3 Doors Down plans to include three brand new songs on a greatest hits set the group is putting out this fall. Guitarist Chris Henderson tells Billboard.com…

  5. 3 Doors Down Guitarist Leaves Band

    May 23, 2012 9:51 PM EDT Doors Down says on its website that founding member and guitarist Matt Roberts has left the rock band because of health problems. The statement Wednesday says Roberts has problems with blood circulation and other health issues. It calls the split amicable. Roberts grew up with bassist Todd…

  6. Staind's Aaron Lewis Starts New Charity, Discusses Solo Debut

    July 06, 2010 10:58 AM EDT Staind frontman Aaron Lewis recently finished recording a country-tinged solo album, and in the coming months he'll meet with his bandmates to write the group's next album. But for now he has one main focus: to reopen his daughter's elementary school in Worthington, Mass.,…

  7. 3 Doors Down: Up To Speed

    February 05, 2005 12:00 AM EST Excerpted from the magazine for Billbaord.com. Call it a sign of the times: The release date for the new album by 3 Doors Down was set before the band had written the first note. That's because 3DD's managers struck a deal with Wal-Mart nearly a year ago that guaranteed a large buy…