1. Skrillex, Owl City Add to 'Wreck-It Ralph' Score by Henry Jackman

    September 13, 2012 4:35 PM EDT Skrillex , AKB48 , Owl City and the team behind "Pac-Man Fever," Buckner & Garcia, are providing original music to the animated Disney feature "Wreck-It Ralph." Henry Jackman has scored the film, which Disney will release Nov. 2. Skrillex wrote the game-play music,…

  2. Electric Daisy Carnival 2012: 18 Things Seen & Heard

    June 12, 2012 11:15 AM EDT Electric Daisy Carnival , Insomniac Events' three-day rave experience at the massive Las Vegas Motor Raceway, featured extended firework shows; art installations plucked directly from Burning Man; a team of 500 "performers" (read: stilt walkers dressed like honey bees);…

  3. Korn's Jonathan Davis To Release EP as J Devil

    March 08, 2012 12:45 PM EST Korn frontman Jonathan Davis is prepping a new electronic EP under his DJ alter ego, J Devil. Davis is no stranger to electronic music -- last year Korn collaborated with dubstep guru Skrillex , as well as artists like Excision and Noisia, on the band's album "The Path to Totality…

  4. 11 Artists' Favorite Albums of 2011

    December 16, 2011 2:25 PM EST What blockbuster Brit singer crossed all genre lines to make Skrillex , Zac Brown Band and Kelly Clarkson 's lists of the best albums of the year? Which rapper tag-team won Joe Jonas ' heart? Which international darlings insisted that some 2010 albums were still where it's at?…

  5. Korn Talks 'Path of Totality': Video Track-By-Track

    December 06, 2011 10:00 AM EST Korn is offering its longtime nu-metal fans a curveball with "The Path of Totality," their 10th studio album out Tuesday (Dec. 6). Instead of following last year's "Korn III: Remember Who You Are" with more of the same, the rock veterans recruited electronica and…

  6. Korn's Davis: 'We Were Dubstep Before There Was Dubstep'

    November 28, 2011 4:00 PM EST If you ask lead singer Jonathan Davis, Korn 's foray into dubstep is more natural than the band's metalhead fans might realize -- or admit. "We were dubstep before there was dubstep," Davis says. "Tempos at 140 with half-time drums, huge bassed-out riffs. We used to…

  7. Uncharted Territory: The Spin Room Climbs Again; Totally Enormous Extinct Dinosaurs Lives On

    November 18, 2011 12:24 PM EST This week on Uncharted, folks are jumping up all over the place. The Spin Room (the pop-punk brainchild of Long Islander Nick Miley), who made an impressive debut at No. 21 last week, shot up ten spots in just seven days, clocking in this week at No. 11. After offering up his two EPs, "…

  8. Uncharted Territory: Paradise Fears Unplug; Far Too Loud Cranks Up The Volume

    November 04, 2011 4:40 PM EDT Another week, another massive leap for a previously low-placing Uncharted artist: This time around it's pop-punkers Paradise Fears who leapt from No. 45 all the way to No. 9 thanks to a big showing on PureVolume. The South Dakota-based group is prepping an acoustic EP, and recently…

  9. Uncharted Territory: OrelSan Climbs; Excision Drops New Mix

    October 07, 2011 4:23 PM EDT Two weeks ago we caught up with French rapper OrelSan (aka Aurélien Contentin) after he re-entered the Uncharted at No. 33. Over the past 14 days, OrelSan has picked away at the competition and finds himself at No. 16 this week. The increased buzz has only grown since the September 26 release…

  10. Uncharted Territory: Noisia Crack Top 5; Mackelmore Re-Enters

    September 30, 2011 6:00 PM EDT This week, the Dutch electronica trio Noisia shot into the Top 5 of Uncharted this week on the strength of a their new, spaced-out-turned-bass-whomping track, "Tommy's Theme." At No. 13 last week, Noisia racked up a whopping 142,000 SoundCloud plays ("Tommy's Theme…

  11. Uncharted Territory: Dave Days Breaks Top 10, Colette Carr Returns

    June 10, 2011 9:59 AM EDT This week on Uncharted, German electro house artist Zedd debuts at No. 33, with a gain of 19,000 SoundCloud plays. His original mix of "Dovregubben," released digitally on May 31, is among the top 10 downloads at Beatport-a popular digital music store for DJs. Throughout the summer,…

  12. Uncharted Territory: Supersubmarina Returns, Maddi Jane "Rolls in the Deep"

    June 03, 2011 5:51 PM EDT Back in the top 10 on Uncharted, the Chucky-masked DJ BL3ND (No. 1) and YouTube cover star Tyler Ward hold their respective places (No. 5). In the meantime, Traphik (No. 3 up to No. 2), Laura Roppe (No. 4 down to No. 6), Your Favorite Enemies (No. 9 up to No. 7), Otenki (No. 6 down to No. 8),…

  13. Ask Billboard: From 'S&M' To Disney Acts

    April 15, 2011 6:55 PM EDT Ask Billboard is updated every Friday. As always, submit your questions about Billboard charts, sales and airplay, as well as general music musings, to askbb@billboard.com . Please include your first and last name, as well as your city, state and country, if outside the U.S. RIH-GARDING RIH…