1. 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…

  2. Queens of the Stone Age Won't Wait as Long for 'Clockwork' Follow-Up

    June 14, 2013 1:10 PM EDT With "...Like Clockwork," Queens of the Stone Age's first new album in six years, lodged at No. 1 on the Billboard 200 with first-week sales of 91,000, Josh Homme is hoping there's a shorter wait for the next one.  "I think we should make a record right away -- but…

  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. Nine Inch Nails, 'Came Back Haunted': Track Review

    June 06, 2013 12:30 PM EDT Nine Inch Nails "Came Back Haunted" (5:17) Producers: Trent Reznor, Atticus Ross, Alan Moulder Writer: Trent Reznor Publishing: Form and Texture Inc. (ASCAP) Null/Columbia Four years after announcing a hiatus, Trent Reznor and Nine Inch Nails have come back...smiling? There'…

  5. Nine Inch Nails Set Up 'Hesitation Marks' With New Single, Tour Dates

    June 06, 2013 7:22 AM EDT With a new recording contact in the bag, Trent Reznor’s Nine Inch Nails have confirmed a September release for their new album, they’ve dropped a new track and there’s plans for a full-scale North American touring assault this Fall. The industrial rockers’ forthcoming set “Hesitation…

  6. Queens of the Stone Age Heading for First No. 1 Album

    June 05, 2013 7:35 PM EDT Next week, rock band Queens of the Stone Age might get its first No. 1 album. Industry sources suggest the group's new release, "… Like Clockwork," may sell around 80,000 copies by the end of the tracking week on Sunday, June 9. The album hit retailers on Tuesday, June 4.…

  7. Queens of the Stone Age, '...Like Clockwork': Track-By-Track Review

    May 29, 2013 12:30 PM EDT Much has changed for Queens of the Stone Age during the six-year interim between "Era Vulgaris" and the new LP "...Like Clockwork." The band has been rebuilt yet again, with bassist Michael Shuman (Wires on Fire, Mini Mansions) and multi-instrumentalist Dean Fertita …

  8. Nine Inch Nails Signs To Columbia, Will Release New Album in 2013

    May 28, 2013 5:01 PM EDT Trent Reznor says new full-length is "finished and frankly f--king great." Reunited industrial rockers Nine Inch Nails have signed a new deal with Columbia Records, which will release the group's eighth studio album later this year. The announcement arrives three months…

  9. Thirty Seconds To Mars, 'Love Lust Faith + Dreams': Track-By-Track Review

    May 21, 2013 11:18 AM EDT On Thirty Seconds To Mars' follow-up to their 2009 effort "This Is War," frontman Jared Leto takes the production reins alongside the group's longtime producer Steve Lillywhite and brings a marked sense of variety and experimentation along with him. For the Los…

  10. Frank Ocean, Beck Lead O Music Awards Nominees

    May 16, 2013 10:30 AM EDT Frank Ocean and Beck top this year's O Music Awards with two nominations each. On June 19, the awards return with a "Make a Band Famous" competition, performances from across the country and a drum-a-thon led by The Roots band leader and drummer Questlove. Among this year&…

  11. Nine Inch Nails' Eric Avery Quits Band

    May 15, 2013 5:56 PM EDT "It's been a tough call and I don't know if it's the right one," bassist writes. Trent Reznor's rebooted Nine Inch Nails is in need of a new bassist: Eric Avery, who was announced to be joining the reformed industrial rockers on their 2013-14 world tour earlier…

  12. Shovels and Rope, Emmylou Harris Lead Americana Awards Nominees

    May 14, 2013 4:06 PM EDT Shovels & Rope, the Charleston, S.C., duo of Michael Trent and Cary Ann Hearst, received four nominations from the Americana Music Association at a Grammy Museum ceremony Tuesday that included performances from Buddy Miller and Jim Lauderdale, T Bone Burnett with Lisa Marie Presley,…

  13. Queens of the Stone Age Bow 'I Sat By the Ocean,' 'If I Had a Tail' Live: Listen

    May 08, 2013 8:15 PM EDT The rockers played a pair of new tracks in a Belgian studio session. Queens of the Stone Age have shared two more songs from the upcoming "…Like Clockwork." The group performed a session at Belgium's Studio Brussel on Wednesday, offering performances of a pair of new tracks: …

  14. Queens of the Stone Age Premiere Macabre 'I Appear Missing' Video

    May 06, 2013 3:25 PM EDT The eerie, mysterious rollout for Queens of the Stone Age's comeback album continues. Today, the band shared a video trailer for "I Appear Missing," a new cut from "…Like Clockwork," due May 4 on Matador. The macabre vid features a bloody, bandaged man awakening in…

  15. Coachella 2013: 10 Best Performances From Weekend 1

    April 15, 2013 12:45 PM EDT With 190 bands spread across six different stages, it was literally impossible to see every act that performed during Coachella 2013’s first weekend. But that didn’t stop us from trying. Here are our picks for the 10 sets that were not to be missed during Coachella 2013’s first weekend.…

  16. Coachella Analysis: The Stone Roses, Blur & the Idea of a True 'Headliner'

    April 13, 2013 9:14 AM EDT Coachella is not and never will be a popularity contest, but if it was, the brilliant Stone Roses would have lost. Pegged as the headliner of the first night of the 2013 Coachella Valley Music & Arts Festival, the recently reunited Manchester band took the main stage on Friday night …

  17. Coachella 2013: Stone Roses, Blur, Yeah Yeah Yeahs Light Up the Desert on Day 1

    April 13, 2013 8:44 AM EDT Daft Punk's album teaser, How to Destroy Angels, Tegan & Sara, Alt-J, Johnny Marr and more action onstage and backstage at California's massive music festival ŸAdditional reporting by Nicole Pajer COACHELLA 2013 • COACHELLA PHOTOS • Watch: Coachella Live Stream • Analysis:…

  18. 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…

  19. Bon Jovi, David Bowie Lead Six Top 10 Debuts on Billboard 200

    March 20, 2013 11:25 AM EDT Mindless Behavior, Eric Clapton, "Sound City" all make notable starts on this week's albums chart The Billboard 200 albums chart welcomes six debuts into its top 10 this week, led by Bon Jovi at No. 1 with its fifth chart-topper: "What About Now." It's the…

  20. Nine Inch Nails Returns: Band Announces 2013-14 Tour

    February 25, 2013 12:20 PM EST Sources tell Billboard that the group will also be performing at Lollapalooza. Four years after declaring that Nine Inch Nails should "disappear for a while," group mastermind Trent Reznor is reviving his most successful industrial rock project for an extended tour that will kick…

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