1. Al Jourgensen Hangs Up Ministry, Talks Memoir and Projects With Trent Reznor, Lil Wayne

    August 06, 2013 1:35 PM EDT Industrial icon also has comic book planned with an "arch enemy who's based on Ted Nugent. I fight for good, and this guy just shoots deer and writes songs about vaginas" Al Jourgensen is saying yes to more books but no to more Ministry albums after the Sept. 6 release of …

  2. David Lynch Expected To Direct Nine Inch Nails Video

    June 20, 2013 4:38 AM EDT Trent Reznor and David Lynch. It’s a match made in, well, a dark place. Lynch, the veteran filmmaker who has helmed the surreal masterpieces “Eraserhead” and “Blue Velvet”, looks likely to direct the video for Nine Inch Nails’ comeback track "Came Back Haunted." Reznor tipped-off…

  3. Guitarist Adrian Belew Leaves Nine Inch Nails

    June 07, 2013 3:00 PM EDT Adrian Belew has announced that his collaboration with industrial rockers Nine Inch Nails "didn't work" and that he is leaving the band before they take off on their worldwide summer tour. The announcement comes as a surprise following statements Trent Reznor made in February…

  4. Triumphant Live Debut for Trent Reznor's How To Destroy Angels

    April 12, 2013 3:55 AM EDT On September 10, 2009, Trent Reznor played the final show of Nine Inch Nails’ Wave Goodbye tour at Los Angeles’ Wiltern Theatre. On April 10, 2013, nearly four years after that epic two-and-a-half-hour performance, Reznor returned to the stage at Pomona’s Fox Theater with his new band How…

  5. Dave Grohl's Sound City Players to Perform Debut Gig at Sundance

    January 02, 2013 5:20 PM EST Dave Grohl won't just be bowing his directorial debut at the Sundance Film Festival this month. The Foo Fighters frontman will also lead the debut performance of the Sound City Players, a group gathering "core musicians and special guests" from "Sound City," Grohl&…

  6. Dave Grohl's 'Sound City' Doc Trailer Debuts: Watch

    December 04, 2012 9:22 PM EST With Dave Grohl's directorial debut set to premiere at the Sundance Film Festival, the Foo Fighters ' frontman's "Sound City" documentary released its trailer on Tuesday. The trailer boasts interviews and footage of Tom Petty , Metallica , Stevie Nicks , Trent Reznor…

  7. Rick Springfield Talks Rocking With Foo Fighters for 'Big' Dave Grohl Film

    October 09, 2012 4:00 PM EDT Rick Springfield 's been spending a lot of time in the studio lately finishing up his next album, "Songs For the End of the World." But he's also been doing a bit of rocking with some new friends -- Foo Fighters . Springfield tells Billboard that he's cut a new track,…

  8. Trent Reznor's How to destroy angels_ debut 'Keep It Together' Single: Listen

    October 08, 2012 6:44 PM EDT Trent Reznor's How to destroy angels_ are getting quiet on their new single. The minimalist, glitchy "Keep It Together" is the first single from the group's upcoming "An omen_" EP, due Nov. 13 on Columbia. The group's new music comes with a punctuation…

  9. Jane's Addiction Already Discussing New Music, Says Drummer

    February 16, 2012 1:50 PM EST After an eight-year wait between albums, drummer Stephen Perkins says Jane's Addiction is at least talking about a quicker turnaround for a follow-up to last year's "The Great Escape Artist." "We had a discussion on the flight home from the Super Bowl about, 'OK,…

  10. Oscar Analysis: What Happened to Best Original Song?

    January 24, 2012 11:10 AM EST The convoluted system to select nominees for the Best Original Song Oscar, altered in 2009 when the Academy raised the number of best picture nominees to 10, came back to haunt the Academy of Motion Pictures Arts and Sciences on Tuesday (Jan. 24). Oscar Nominations Announced: 'The Artist…

  11. Madonna Wins Best Song at Golden Globes, Jabs 'Girl' Ricky Gervais

    January 15, 2012 11:10 PM EST "Masterpiece," a ballad co-written and sung by Madonna for her new film "W.E.," earned the best original song Golden Globe at the glitz-filled awards gala on Sunday. It was the second Globe for the director-singer, who won for best actress in a comedy or musical in 1997…

  12. Trent Reznor To Write New Nine Inch Nails Material in 2012

    January 13, 2012 10:50 AM EST As he and musical partner Atticus Ross enter the film awards season with their soundtrack for "The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo," Trent Reznor is readying a return to rock in 2012 -- with his new band How To Destroy Angels and, possibly, with a refreshed Nine Inch Nails . "I&…

  13. Madonna, Trent Reznor Land Golden Globe Nominations

    December 15, 2011 10:05 AM EST 'Glee,' Chris Cornell & 'New Girl' Zooey Deschanel Also Up for Awards Madonna's next foray into film direction, the royal love story "W.E.", picked up a pair of Golden Globe nominations Thursday morning, including best original score and best original…

  14. Grammy Nominations: The Biggest Snubs and Surprises

    December 01, 2011 11:05 AM EST On a night when the Recording Academy recognized the genius of The 54th Grammy Awards nominations reveal love for music softer than the dance-party tracks that fill the pop airwaves, a victory of sorts for indie rock. Record and song of the year has artists (Bon Iver and Mumford & Sons )…

  15. CMJ 2011: 15 Things That Will Rock

    October 18, 2011 1:40 PM EDT Give me your tired, your poor, your huddled masses yearning to… find the next great buzz band? Indie enthusiasts have ascended upon New York City this week for the annual CMJ Music Marathon, which kicks off today (Oct. 18) and runs through Saturday. Will the proverbial "they" find…

  16. Billboard Bits: Beyonce's 14K Shopping Spree, New Red Hot Chili Peppers Single

    July 14, 2011 6:20 PM EDT Billboard Bits serves up the best bite-sized nuggets of music news and gossip. Beyoncé Spends $14,000 In 90 Minutes On London Shopping Spree When is it OK to drop more than $14,000 on clothes? When you're Beyoncé and you have 90 minutes to spare, apparently. The superstar went shopping…

  17. Listen: Karen O & Trent Reznor Cover Zeppelin In 'Girl With Dragon Tattoo' Trailer

    May 31, 2011 12:14 PM EDT Director David Fincher's cinematic interpretation of Stieg Larsson's "The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo" won't reach audiences until Christmas, but a taste of the film's score hit the 'net this weekend via a new -- and seemingly bootlegged -- trailer. Watch…

  18. Billboard Bits: Reznor to Score Vampire Flick, Whitney's Daughter Refutes Cocaine Pictures

    March 03, 2011 6:39 PM EST Billboard Bits serves up the best bite-sized nuggets of music news and gossip. Whitney Houston's Daughter Refutes Cocaine Photographs Bobbi Kristina, daughter of Whitney Houston and Bobby Brown , was photographed sniffing what appeared to be cocaine. The pictures were published in the…

  19. Justin Bieber, Selena Gomez Turn Heads at Vanity Fair Oscar Party

    February 28, 2011 1:25 AM EST J ustin Bieber and Selena Gomez painted the town red together on Sunday night (Feb. 27), hitting up Graydon Carter's Vanity Fair after-party for the 2011 Oscars in Hollywood. PHOTOS: MUSIC STARS AT THE 2011 OSCARS Bieber and Gomez, who were first spotted together on clandestine outings…

  20. Trent Reznor 'Finished Recording' Next How to Destroy Angels Project

    February 28, 2011 12:03 AM EST The day before his and Atticus Ross' Oscar win for "The Social Network," Trent Reznor was in Beverly Hills at the Society of Composers & Lyricists' annual pre-Oscar champagne reception, where he spoke briefly about a different project with Ross -- the second release…

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